Top 12 Hospitals in the Philadelphia Area

The U.S. News and World Report rankings are in.

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) (Sage Ross/Wikimedia Commons)

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) (Sage Ross/Wikimedia Commons)

The No. 1 hospital in the Philadelphia region is the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, according to a new ranking from U.S. News & World Report.

HUP ranked 9th nationally on this year’s list — the only Philadelphia hospital to crack the top 15.

The hospital is nationally ranked in 13 specialties. It did particularly well in ear, nose and throat (4th), cardiology and heart surgery (8th), diabetes and endocrinology (10th), pulmonology (10th), cancer (11th), and urology (12th).

Below is a list of the top 12 local hospitals. (Click on the hospital name to see what U.S. News & World report says about each institution, and how they rank in a number of different categories.)

RankHospitalLocationBed CountNo. of Doctors
1Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania - Penn PresbyterianPhiladelphia784 2,283
2Thomas Jefferson University HospitalPhiladelphia9451,106
3Christiana Care HospitalNewark, Del.985939
4Lankenau Medical CenterWynnewood, Pa.339506
5Bryn Mawr HospitalBryn Mawr, Pa.319616
6Hahnemann University HospitalPhiladelphia496479
7Grand View HospitalSellersville, Pa.202322
8-tieChester County HospitalWest Chester, Pa.220372
8-tiePaoli HospitalPaoli, Pa.226562
8-tiePennsylvania HospitalPhiladelphia4551,298
8-tieRiddle HospitalMedia, Pa.204410
12Temple University HospitalPhiladelphia728613

The top hospitals nationally were:

1. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston

2. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.

3 (tie). Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore

3 (tie). UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles

5. Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland


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