World's Best Hospital 2020

Hospital Beds
1Universitätsspital Zürich91.9%Zurich 953
2Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois89.8%Lausanne 929
3Les Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) - Cluse-Roseraie89.4%Geneva 1,054
4Universitätsspital Basel88.4%Basel 633
5Inselspital Bern88.3%Bern 876
6Klinik Hirslanden Zürich87.6%Zurich 331
7Luzerner Kantonsspital85.9%Lucerne 741
8Claraspital83.9%Basel 229
9Lindenhofspital Bern83.0%Bern 374
10Stadtspital Triemli82.6%Zurich 390
11Kantonsspital Aarau82.5%Aarau 506
12Zuger Kantonsspital82.1%Baar 166
13Clinique Générale-Beaulieu82.0%Geneva 128
14Kantonsspital St. Gallen81.9%St. Gallen 783
15Hirslanden Klinik Aarau81.4%Aarau 151
16Clinique de La Source81.1%Lausanne 98
17Kantonsspital Winterthur80.8%Winterthur 444
18Hirslanden Klinik St. Anna80.3%Lucerne 196
19Kantonsspital Baden80.0%Baden 352
20Bethesda Spital79.4%Basel 91
21HFR - Hôpital fribourgeois79.1%Fribourg 410
22Spital Zollikerberg78.9%Zollikerberg 174
23Kantonsspital Frauenfeld78.6%Frauenfeld 505
24Spital Interlaken78.5%Unterseen 124
25Spitalzentrum Oberwallis (SZO)78.3%Brig 182

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Global Board of Medical Experts:

The global board of medical experts was founded by Statista to support the World's Best Hospital Project. The board is an independent body that is tasked with the continuous development of the quality and scope of the project. Current members of the board of experts are listed here.


The World's Best Hospitals 2020 ranking lists the best hospitals in 20 countries (and one city-state): United States, Canada, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Israel, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Thailand, Australia and Brazil.

The rankings are based on recommendations from medical professionals, results from patient surveys and key medical performance indicators.

Statista, in collaboration with trusted insurance provider GeoBlue, invited tens of thousands of medical professionals in the selected countries to an online survey from September to November 2019. The survey was also promoted on

The number of awards per country varied based on the number of hospitals and data availability. The U.S. had the most hospitals awarded, with 300, and U.S. hospitals are also recognized with a best in state award.

Scores are comparable only between hospitals in the same country. The study includes a Global Top 100 list.

Specialized hospitals, like heart or cancer hospitals, are displayed in a separate list, sorted alphabetically.

Download the full methodology here.

Download the methodology overview here.


1 - The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, University of Maryland Medical Center: These hospitals reported discrepancies in the medical KPI data that was used to determine scores. No medical KPI was used to determine the score for this hospital. The score relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.

2 - kbo-Isar-Amper-Klinikum - München-Nord, Polyclinique du Parc Rambot - Provencale, Hôpital Bellevue, Clinique des Cèdres, Hôpital Emile Muller, Istituto Clinico Scientifico Maugeri - Veruno, Azienda Ospedaliera San Camillo Forlanini, Ospedale Santa Croce e Carle, Ospedale Santa Croce di Fano, Ospedale San Luigi Gonzaga, Presidio di Conegliano, Ospedale Sant'Antonio di Padova, Azienda Ospedaliera Santa Maria, Ospedale Sant'Eugenio: No patient satisfaction data was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on results from medical KPIs and recommendations from medical experts.

3 - Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh at Little France, University Hospital Of Wales, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital, Brighton General Hospital, Withington Community Hospital, South West Acute Hospital, The Royal Glamorgan Hospital, Hospital das Clinicas da Universidade de Sao Paulo: No medical KPI was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.