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. Cardiovascular Surgery and Health

Texas Heart Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital


Location: Houston, TX

The Texas Heart Institute was named to US News and World Report’s Best Hospitals in America for Heart Health and Surgery for the 18th year in a row. It’s outstanding success is tied to the institutes’s extensive research in areas such as stem cells, imaging, and electrophysiology. The Texas Heart Institute boasts its own Stem Cell Center as well as a Heart Information Center for patients and their families.

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