100 hospitals with great orthopedic programs | 2015


Becker’s Hospital Review has named the following organizations to the 2015 edition of its list, “100 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs.”

The hospitals on this list are national leaders when it comes to several aspects of orthopedic care. They have received recognition for excellence from various reputable organizations in orthopedic areas like joint replacements, orthopedic surgeries and general orthopedic care.

To develop this list, the Becker’s Hospital Review editorial team examined several ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report national and regional rankings for orthopedics, U.S. News’ common care ratings for hip and knee replacement, CareChex rankings for orthopedic care and major orthopedic surgery, Blue Distinction Centers for Knee and Hip Replacement, Healthgrades orthopedic awards and Magnet designation for nursing excellence.

Note: Hospitals cannot pay for inclusion on the list. This list is not a ranking. Organizations are presented in alphabetical order.


Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis). Each year, surgeons at the Orthopaedic Institute at Abbott Northwestern Hospital perform more than 4,000 orthopedic procedures. [READ MORE]

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, Ill.). Surgeons within Advocate Lutheran General Hospital’s Orthopedic Institute perform over 4,500 orthopedic surgeries every year. [READ MORE]

AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (Atlantic City, N.J.). The AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center Joint Institute has earned numerous awards and accolades. [READ MORE]

Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix. Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix, formerly Banner Good Samaritan Hospital, provides orthopedic care through Banner CORE Center for Orthopedics, which is a partnership between Banner Health and The CORE Institute. [READ MORE]

Baptist Health Care (Pensacola, Fla.). Baptist Health Care includes five hospitals and the Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Fla. [READ MORE]

Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University (St. Louis, Mo.). Because Barnes-Jewish is an affiliated teaching hospital of Washington University School of Medicine, the hospital’s physicians are involved in the latest orthopedic science and clinical research. [READ MORE]

Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington (Texas). Baylor Orthopedic and Spine Hospital at Arlington specializes in comprehensive outpatient and inpatient treatment of orthopedic and spine disorders. [READ MORE]

Beaumont Hospital (Royal Oak, Mich.). The Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Beaumont Hospital is comprised of more than 40 board-certified specialists and subspecialists, encompassing every field of orthopedics, and a fully accredited residency program with 20 residents — five per year for five years. [READ MORE]

Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati). Surgeons at Bethesda North Hospital perform more orthopedic surgeries than any other system in the greater Cincinnati area. [READ MORE]

Boone Hospital Center (Columbia, Mo.). Boone Hospital Center has received numerous awards and recognitions for its orthopedic care. [READ MORE]

Boston Children’s Hospital. Boston Children’s Hospital’s orthopedic program dates back to 1903. [READ MORE]

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston). Brigham and Women’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery staff of more than 40 physicians provides patients with expert, comprehensive care over four locations in the greater Boston area. [READ MORE]

Carilion Roanoke (Va.) Memorial Hospital. With roughly 30 physicians, Carilion Clinic has one of the largest orthopedics group for an academic medical center in the Commonwealth of Virginia. [READ MORE]

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles). The board-certified and fellowship-trained physicians of Cedars-Sinai’s Orthopaedic Center work to efficiently diagnosis and effectively treat some of the most complex cases involving orthopedic disorders and injuries. [READ MORE]

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