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Best Hospitals in West Virginia and Region

Although West Virginia has nearly 70 hospitals, none are nationally ranked, according to U.S. News Best Hospitals 2014-2015 national rankings. However, three West Virginia hospitals do meet U.S. News standards for strong performance.  They are listed below with links to more information about each hospital and their specialties:

  1. West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown, WV, is ranked #1 in the state and has 12 high-performing specialties.
  2. Charleston Area Medical Center in Charleston, WV, is ranked #2 in the state and has 8 high-performing specialties.
  3. St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, WV is ranked #3 but only has 1 high-performing specialty.

Where can I find the Best Hospitals rankings?

The Best Hospitals Honor Roll highlights the top 17 hospitals in America, including four top hospitals within driving distance of West Virginia.  They are Duke University Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, which are ranked 14th and 12th respectively; and Cleveland Clinic and Johns Hopkins Hospital, which are ranked 4th and 3rd.

The National Rankings rate the top hospitals according to 15 different specialties. Cleveland Clinic ranks in the top 3 for many specialties.

The Regional Rankings name the best hospitals in each city or state.  Although West Virginia doesn’t have any hospitals that made this list, this page is helpful because it contains a map of the best hospitals in America so you can see which ones are closest to your home.

What U.S. News says about its Best Hospitals rankings

“The hospital your doctor recommends for your upcoming surgery is fine – probably. If the surgery calls for special expertise, however, or if age, physical infirmities or a chronic condition could compromise your treatment or procedure, probably not. A visit to the Best Hospitals national rankings and Best Regional Hospitals rankings may be in order. What goes into those evaluations, as well as questions of interest to media and health care professionals, are addressed in this FAQ. Much more detail can be found in a formal methodology report, available as a downloadable PDF.

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