Specialty Hospitals: The Best and the Brightest

Specialty Hospitals: The Best and the Brightest


With just over 100 designated “Specialty Hospitals” in the United States, the pressure is on to not only stand out amongst your peers, but also alongside hundreds of other “General Hospitals” that may have strong specialty departments. While the debate of Specialty vs. General is still going strong, one thing is for sure: In the decade that Special Hospitals have come about, they have proven themselves to offer equal, or better, care than their General counterparts.

h4. General Surgery

Mayo Clinic


Location: Rochester, MN

The Mayo Clinic offers 16 different surgical departments in three different locations around the US. As the first and largest integrated, nonprofit group practice in the world, the Mayo Clinic consistently lands at the top of the US News and World Report’s Best Hospitals list. The outstanding hospital is also home to the prestigious Mayo Medical School which accepts less than 50 students a year.

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