U.S. News & World Report Ranks Methodist Hospitals of Memphis the Best Hospital in the Memphis Metro Area

Posted on: August 07, 2019

For the ninth year in a row, Methodist Hospitals of Memphis has been recognized as the Best Hospital in the Memphis Metropolitan Area by U.S. News & World Report. Methodist Hospitals of Memphis is comprised of Methodist University Hospital, Methodist North Hospital, Methodist South Hospital and Methodist Le Bonheur Germantown Hospital. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 30th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients.

“We are extremely proud of our ongoing recognition by U.S. News as the Best Hospital in the Memphis metro area,” said Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare President and CEO Michael Ugwueke. “Our providers and Associates take great pride in serving our patients regardless of their ability to pay or the complexity of their condition. At Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we strive to improve the health of our community by focusing on each person and their unique needs.”

Methodist Hospitals of Memphis also was recognized with high performing designation in the following categories:

  • Heart Failure
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • COPD
  • Hip Replacement
  • Knee Replacement

Methodist Hospitals of Memphis also ranked in the top 5 best hospitals in Tennessee.

U.S. News publishes Best Hospitals to help guide patients who need a high level of care because they face a particularly difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or advanced age. Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, nurse staffing levels and other data largely determined the rankings in most specialties.

The specialty rankings and data were produced for U.S. News by RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, N.C. using the same data, U.S. News produced the state and metro rankings.

The rankings have been published at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals.

Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital, part of the Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare system, was also recently honored by U.S. News & World Report as one of its 2019-2020 Best Children’s Hospitals in the nation. Le Bonheur made the list for the ninth consecutive year.