August 1, 2011

Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked No. 1 for 21st year in a row by ‘U.S. News’

For the 21st year in a row, The Johns Hopkins Hospital has taken the top spot in U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings of American hospitals, placing first in five medical specialties and in the top five in 10 others.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital ranked in the top 10 in 15 of the 16 specialty categories listed. In addition to landing in the No. 1 spot on the Honor Roll, the hospital ranked No. 1 in Neurology and Neurosurgery, Urology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, and Ear, Nose and Throat; No. 2 in Gynecology and Ophthalmology; No. 3 in Nephrology, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, and Cancer; No. 4 in Pulmonology; No. 5 in Orthopedics; and No. 15 in Rehabilitation.

A detailed list of the rankings and information about how they are put together are available at and at