Best Hospitals – Top Specialized

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If you were asked to name the world's best hospitals, you might well have mentioned the Mayo Clinic, Massachusetts General and the University Hospital, Zurich. You might not have thought of the Sheba Medical Center near Tel Aviv, the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm or Singapore General. But the researchers and experts who help build this authoritative list are keenly aware of what's going on in hospitals around the globe, and they can, with confidence, identify the ones that set the standard for excellent care. The table below shows the Global Top 100 Hospitals, #1-50 are ranked based on recommendations, #51-100 are listed alphabetically. If your hospital is listed below, you can find out more about the licensing options visiting the Statista website.

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Hospital Type
King Edward Memorial Hospital for WomenAustraliaPerthGynecology 
Royal Women's Hospital - ParkvilleAustraliaMelbourneGynecology 
Peter MacCallum Cancer CentreAustraliaMelbourneOncology
Queensland Children’s HospitalAustraliaBrisbanePediatrics
Royal Children's Hospital - ParkvilleAustraliaMelbournePediatrics
Sydney Children's HospitalAustraliaSydneyPediatrics
The Children's Hospital at WestmeadAustraliaSydneyPediatrics
Hospital do Rim e HipertensaoBrazilSao PauloAngiology
Hospital Pro CardiacoBrazilRio De JaneiroCardiology
Hospital Vita BatelBrazilCuritibaGynecology 
Maternidade Unimed Unidade GrajauBrazilBelo HorizonteMaternity
A.C. Camargo Cancer CenterBrazilSao PauloOncology
Boldrini CampinasBrazilCampinasOncology
Hospital PaulistanoBrazilSao PauloOncology
Hospital Infantil SabaraBrazilSao PauloPediatrics
Baycrest CentreCanadaTorontoGeriatrics
The Princess Margaret Cancer CentreCanadaTorontoOncology
Alberta Children’s HospitalCanadaCalgaryPediatrics
BC Children's HospitalCanadaVancouverPediatrics
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)CanadaOttawaPediatrics
CHU Sainte-JustineCanadaMontrealPediatrics
Hôpital de l’Enfant-JésusCanadaQuebec CityTraumatology
Hospital for Sick ChildrenCanadaTorontoPediatrics
Montreal Chest Institute (McGill University Health Centre)CanadaMontrealPulmonology
Hôpital Marie LannelongueFranceLe Plessis RobinsonCardiology
Hôpital Charles-Foix - AP-HPFranceIvry Sur SeineGeriatrics
Hôpital Paul BrousseFranceVillejuifGeriatrics
Centre Léon-BérardFranceLyonOncology
CRLCC François BaclesseFranceCaenOncology
Institut BergoniéFranceBordeauxOncology
Institut CurieFrance ParisOncology
Institut de Cancérologie de l'Ouest Paul PapinFranceAngersOncology
Institut de Cancérologie de l'Ouest René GauducheauFranceSt. HerblainOncology
Institut Gustave RoussyFranceVillejuifOncology
Institut Paoli-CalmettesFranceMarseilleOncology
Institut Régional du CancerFrance MontpellierOncology
Centre Hospitalier National d'Ophtalmologie des Quinze-VingtsFranceParisOphthalmology
Fondation RothschildFranceParisOphthalmology
Centre médico-chirurgical du MansFranceLe MansOrthopedic / Traumatology
Clinique du ParcFranceLyonOrthopedic / Traumatology
ESPIC Hôpitaux pédiatriqueFranceNicePediatrics
Hôpital Necker - Enfants maladesFranceParisPediatrics
Hôpital Universitaire Robert-DebréFranceParisPediatrics
Deutsches Herzzentrum BerlinGermanyBerlinCardiology
Deutsches Herzzentrum München des Freistaates BayernGermanyMunichCardiology
Herz- und Diabeteszentrum NRWGermanyBad OeynhausenCardiology
Herz- und Gefäß-KlinikGermanyBad Neustadt an der SaaleCardiology
Herz- und Gefäßzentrum Bad BevensenGermanyBad BevensenCardiology
Herzzentrum CoswigGermanyCoswig (Anhalt)Cardiology
Herzzentrum DresdenGermanyDresdenCardiology
Herzzentrum LeipzigGermanyLeipzigCardiology
Immanuel Klinikum Bernau Herzzentrum BrandenburgGermanyBernauCardiology
Kerckhoff-KlinikGermanyBad NauheimCardiology
Schüchtermann-KlinikGermanyBad RothenfeldeCardiology
Universitäres Herzzentrum HamburgGermanyHamburgCardiology
Universitäts-Herzzentrum FreiburgGermanyFreiburgCardiology
DRK Schmerz-Zentrum MainzGermanyMainzChronical Pain
Fachklinik HornheideGermanyMünsterDermatology
Asklepios Klinik BirkenwerderGermanyBirkenwerderOrthopedic
Asklepios Klinikum Bad AbbachGermanyBad AbbachOrthopedic
Asklepios Orthopädische Klinik HohwaldGermanyNeustadtOrthopedic
Diakonissenkrankenhaus Karlsruhe-RüppurrGermanyKarlsruheOrthopedic
Helios ENDO-Klinik HamburgGermanyHamburgOrthopedic
Klinik König-Ludwig-HausGermanyWürzburgOrthopedic
Kliniken Dr. ErlerGermanyNurembergOrthopedic
Lubinus ClinicumGermanyKielOrthopedic
Marienstift ArnstadtGermanyArnstadtOrthopedic
Oberlinklinik Orthopädische FachklinikGermanyPotsdamOrthopedic
Orthopädische Fachklinik SchwarzachGermanySchwarzachOrthopedic
Orthopädische Fachkliniken der Hessing StiftungGermanyAugsburgOrthopedic
Orthopädische Klinik Hessisch LichtenauGermanyHessisch LichtenauOrthopedic
Orthopädische Klinik MarkgröningenGermanyMarkgröningenOrthopedic
Orthopädisches Krankenhaus Schloss WerneckGermanyWerneckOrthopedic
RKU - Universitäts- und Rehabilitationskliniken UlmGermanyUlmOrthopedic
Roland KlinikGermanyBremenOrthopedic
Sana Kliniken SommerfeldGermanyKremmenOrthopedic
Schön Klinik München HarlachingGermanyMunichOrthopedic
Schön Klinik VogtareuthGermanyVogtareuthOrthopedic
St. Josef-Stift SendenhorstGermanySendenhorstOrthopedic
Vitos Orthopädische Klinik Kassel GermanyKasselOrthopedic
Vulpius KlinikGermanyBad RappenauOrthopedic
Werner Wicker KlinikGermanyBad WildungenOrthopedic
Bezirksklinikum RegensburgGermanyRegensburgPsychiatry
Klinikum Bamberg - Betriebsstätte am MichelsbergGermanyBambergPsychiatry
LWL-Universitätsklinikum BochumGermanyBochumPsychiatry
Sächsisches Krankenhaus GroßschweidnitzGermanyGroßschweidnitzPsychiatry
kbo-Isar-Amper-Klinikum - München-NordGermanyMunichPsychiatry
Evangelische Lungenklinik BerlinGermanyBerlinPulmonology
Thoraxklinik HeidelbergGermanyHeidelbergPulmonology
Vitos Klinikum Weil-Lahn - Standort WeilmünsterGermanyWeilmünsterRehabilitation
Berufsgenossenschaftliche UnfallklinikGermanyFrankfurt am MainTraumatology
BG Klinik LudwigshafenGermanyLudwigshafenTraumatology
BG Klinik TübingenGermanyTübingenTraumatology
BG Klinikum HamburgGermanyHamburgTraumatology
BG Klinikum MurnauGermanyMurnauTraumatology
Asian Heart InstituteIndiaMumbaiCardiology
Fortis Escorts Heart InstituteIndiaDelhiCardiology
Asian Institute Of GastroenterologyIndiaHyderabadGastroenterology
Asian Institute of Nephrology & UrologyIndiaHyderabadNeprhology / Urology
Apollo Speciality Cancer HospitalIndiaChennaiOncology
Gujarat Cancer Society Medical College HospitalIndiaAhmedabadOncology
HCG Cancer CentreIndiaBengaluruOncology
Tata Memorial HospitalIndiaMumbaiOncology
Sankara NethralayaIndiaChennaiOphthalmology
National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro SciencesIndiaBengaluruPsychiatry
Centro Cardiologico MonzinoItalyMilanCardiology
Presidio Ospedaliero Gaetano Pini - ASST Gaetano Pini-CTOItalyMilanChronic diseases / Orthopedics
Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo BestaItalyMilanNeurology
Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C. MondinoItaly PaviaNeurology
Istituto delle Scienze Neurologiche BolognaItaly BolognaNeurology
IEO - Istituto Europeo di OncologiaItalyMilanOncology
Istituto Nazionale dei TumoriItalyMilanOncology
Istituto Nazionale Tumori di Napoli - Fondazione G. PascaleItalyNaplesOncology
Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi - Gruppo San DonatoItalyMilanOrthopedic
Istituto Ortopedico RizzoliItaly BolognaOrthopedic
Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù di RomaItalyRomePediatrics
IRCSS San Raffaele PisanaItalyRomeRehabilitation
National Cerebral and Cardiovascular CenterJapanSuitaCardiology
Tokyo Women's Medical University HospitalJapanTokyoGynecology 
Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome HospitalJapanTokyoInfections / Oncology
Cancer Research Ariake HospitalJapanTokyoOncology
National Cancer Center HospitalJapanTokyoOncology
Shizuoka Cancer CenterJapanNagaizumiOncology
National Center for Child Health and Development (NCCHD)JapanTokyoPediatrics
Tokyo Metropolitan Children's Medical CenterJapanTokyoPediatrics
Kangdong Sacred Heart HospitalSouth KoreaSeoulCardiology
Armed Forces Capital HospitalSouth KoreaSeongnamMilitary
VHS Medical CenterSouth KoreaSeoulMilitary
Korea Cancer Center Hospital - Korea Institute Of Radiological & Medical SciencesSouth KoreaSeoulOncology
National Cancer CenterSouth KoreaGoyangOncology
Complejo Hospitalario Universitario Insular-Materno InfantilSpainLas Palmas de Gran CanariaGynecology / Maternity
Parc Sanitari Sant Joan de Déu - NumànciaSpainBarcelonaPsychiatry
Merian Iselin KlinikSwitzerlandBaselOrthopedic
Schulthess KlinikSwitzerlandZurichOrthopedic
Universitätsklinik BalgristSwitzerlandZurichOrthopedic
Kinderspital Zürich - EleonorenstiftungSwitzerlandZurichPediatrics
Universitäts-Kinderspital beider Basel (UKBB)SwitzerlandBaselPediatrics
Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child HealthThailandBangkokPediatrics
Priest HospitalThailandBangkokPriests
Liverpool Heart and Chest HospitalUnited KingdomLiverpoolCardiology
Royal Brompton HospitalUnited KingdomLondonCardiology / Pulmonology
Royal Papworth HospitalUnited KingdomCambridgeCardiology / Pulmonology
Princess Anne HospitalUnited KingdomSouthamptonGynecology / Maternity
St Mary's Hospital ManchesterUnited KingdomManchesterGynecology / Maternity
Queen Charlotte's & Chelsea HospitalUnited KingdomLondonMaternity
Rosie HospitalUnited KingdomCambridgeMaternity
National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery - Queen SquareUnited KingdomLondonNeurology
Churchill HospitalUnited KingdomOxfordOncology
The ChristieUnited KingdomManchesterOncology
The Royal Marsden Hospital - LondonUnited KingdomLondonOncology
The Royal Marsden Hospital - SurreyUnited KingdomSuttonOncology
Manchester Royal Eye HospitalUnited KingdomManchesterOphthalmology
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital - StanmoreUnited KingdomStanmoreOrthodpaedic
Nuffield Orthopaedic CentreUnited KingdomOxfordOrthopedic
Wrightington HospitalUnited KingdomWiganOrthopedic
Alder Hey Children's HospitalUnited KingdomLiverpoolPediatrics
Birmingham Children's HospitalUnited KingdomBirminghamPediatrics
Great Ormond Street Hospital United KingdomLondonPediatrics
Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick ChildrenUnited KingdomBelfastPediatrics
University College Hospital at Westmoreland StreetUnited KingdomLondonThoracic surgery / Urology
Arkansas Heart HospitalUSALittle Rock, ARCardiology
Banner Heart HospitalUSAMesa, AZCardiology
Baylor Scott and White The Heart Hospital PlanoUSAPlano, TXCardiology
Oklahoma Heart HospitalUSAOklahoma City, OKCardiology
St. Francis HospitalUSARoslyn, NYCardiology
St. Vincent Heart Center of IndianaUSAIndianapolis, INCardiology
MD Anderson Cancer CenterUSAHouston, TXOncology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterUSANew York, NYOncology
Hospital For Special SurgeryUSANew York, NYOrthopedic
New England Baptist HospitalUSABoston, MAOrthopedic
Children's HospitalUSABoston, MAPediatrics
Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical CampusUSAAurora, COPediatrics
Children's Hospital Los AngelesUSALos Angeles, CAPediatrics
Children's Hospital of PhiladelphiaUSAPhiladelphia, PAPediatrics
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical CenterUSACincinnati, OHPediatrics
Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for ChildrenUSAOrlando, FLPediatrics
St. Louis Children's HospitalUSASaint Louis, MOPediatrics
Texas Children's HospitalUSAHouston, TXPediatrics
UPMC Children's Hospital of PittsburghUSAPittsburgh, PAPediatrics

Licensing Information:

If your hospital is listed above, you can find out more about the licensing options visiting the Statista website.

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.