Best Hospitals 2021 - Poland

World's Best Hospitals 2021

This is the third year that Newsweek has partnered with Statista Inc, the respected global data research firm, to reveal the World's Best Hospitals— and it may be our most important ranking yet.

As the events of 2020 made clear, our lives and those of our loved ones may rest on the kind of health care we have access to. The 2,000 hospitals named in this list—which covers 25 countries, including United States, United Kingdom, Germany and Canada —stand out for their consistent excellence, including distinguished physicians, top-notch nursing care and state-of-the-art technology.

Of course we hope that we, and you, won't need to seek care or visit a friend or family member in any hospital this year. But if you do, this ranking of the World's Best Hospitals 2021 can help you feel confident as you make a critical choice about medical care.

Nancy Cooper
Global Editor-in-Chief

RankHospitalCountryScoreCityUS StateSpecialityFootnotes
1Uniwersyteckie Centrum Kliniczne Warszawskiego Uniwersytetu MedycznegoPoland90.02%Warszawa
2Uniwersyteckie Centrum KlinicznePoland88.42%Gdańsk
3Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Ludwika Rydygiera w Krakowie sp. z o.o.Poland82.50%Kraków
4Centralny Szpital Kliniczny MSWiA w WarszawiePoland82.31%Warszawa
5Górnośląskie Centrum Medyczne im. prof. Leszka Gieca Śląskiego Uniwersytetu MedycznegoPoland81.63%Katowice
6Uniwersytecki Szpital Kliniczny im. Wojskowej Akademii MedycznejPoland81.60%Łódź
7Szpital Uniwersytecki w KrakowiePoland81.53%Kraków
8Uniwersytecki Szpital Kliniczny w BiałymstokuPoland79.94%Białystok
91 Wojskowy Szpital Kliniczny w LubliniePoland78.84%Lublin
10Wojskowy Instytut MedycznyPoland78.40%Warszawa
11Wojewódzki Specjalistyczny Szpital im. Dr. Mikołaja PirogowaPoland76.79%Łódź
1210. Wojskowy Szpital Kliniczny z PoliklinikąPoland76.69%Bydgoszcz
13Uniwersyteckie Centrum Kliniczne im. prof. K. Gibińskiego Śląskiego Uniwersytetu MedycznegoPoland76.66%Katowice
14Szpital Kliniczny im. Ks. Anny MazowieckiejPoland76.38%Warszawa
15Szpital Kliniczny Nr 1 Pomorskiej Akademii MedycznejPoland76.01%Szczecin
16Szpital Uniwersytecki Nr 1 im. Dr. A. Jurasza W BydgoszczyPoland75.81%Bydgoszcz
17Szpital Wojewódzki im. Papieża Jana Pawła IIPoland75.66%Zamość
18Szpital Kliniczny Przemienienia Pańskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego im. Karola MarcinkowskiegoPoland75.61%Poznań
19Wojewódzkie Centrum Medyczne w OpoluPoland75.58%Opole
20Krakowski Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Jana Pawła IIPoland75.01%Kraków
21Szpital Kliniczny Nr 4 w LubliniePoland75.00%Lublin
22Wojewódzki Szpital Zespolony w ElbląguPoland74.98%Elbląg
23Copernicus Podmiot Leczniczy Sp. z o.o.Poland74.94%Gdańsk
24Regionalny Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Dr. Władysława BiegańskiegoPoland74.45%Grudziądz
25Wielospecjalistyczny Szpital Miejski im. Józefa Strusia Z Zakładem Opiekuńczo-Leczniczym SPZOZPoland73.99%Poznań
26Uniwersytecki Szpital Kliniczny Nr 1 im. Barlickiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego W ŁodziPoland73.78%Łódź
27Wojewódzki Szpital Zespolony im. Ludwika RydygieraPoland73.45%Toruń
28Wielospecjalistyczny Szpital Wojewódzki W Gorzowie Wlkp. Sp. z o.o.Poland73.01%Gorzów Wielkopolski
29Szpital Wojewódzki w PoznaniuPoland72.55%Poznań
30Uniwersytecki Szpital Kliniczny im. Jana Mikulicza Radeckiego we WrocławiuPoland72.53%Wrocław
31Szpital Bielański im. Ks. Jerzego Popiełuszki Samodzielny Publiczny Zakład Opieki ZdrowotnejPoland72.44%Warszawa
32Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im. M. Kopernika w ŁodziPoland72.27%Łódź
33Szpital Uniwersytecki Nr 2 im. Dr. Jana Biziela w BydgoszczyPoland72.05%Bydgoszcz
34Szpital Kliniczny im. Heliodora Święcickiego W PoznaniuPoland72.04%Poznań
35Kliniczny Szpital Wojewódzki Nr 2 im. Św. Jadwigi Królowej W RzeszowiePoland71.75%Rzeszów
36Szpital Wojewódzki im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Zielonej GórzePoland71.59%Zielona Góra
37Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny W Częstochowie im. Najświętszej Maryi PannyPoland70.83%Częstochowa
38Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Marii Skłodowskiej-Curie w ZgierzuPoland70.30%Zgierz
39Wojewódzki Szpital Zespolony w SzczeciniePoland70.28%Szczecin
40Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny w OlsztyniePoland70.21%Olsztyn
41Szpital Specjalistyczny W Kościerzynie Sp. z o.o.Poland70.14%Kościerzyna
42Szpital Kliniczny Nr 1 w LubliniePoland69.95%Lublin
43Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Janusza Korczaka Sp. z o.o.Poland69.93%Słupsk
44Miejski Szpital Zespolony w OlsztyniePoland69.92%Olsztyn
45Szpital Miejski Specjalistyczny im. Gabriela NarutowiczaPoland69.88%Kraków
46Mazowiecki Szpital Bródnowski w Warszawie Sp. z o.o.Poland69.44%Warszawa
47Wojewódzki Szpital Specjalistyczny im. Stefana Kardynała WyszyńskiegoPoland68.56%Lublin
48Miedziowe Centrum Zdrowia SaPoland68.42%Lubin

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 Hospitals 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 Hospital ranking lists the best hospitals in 25 countries: USA, Germany, Japan, South Korea, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Brazil, Canada, India, Australia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, Austria, Thailand, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Israel and Singapore. The countries were mainly selected based on standard of living/life expectancy, population size, number of hospitals and data availability.

The lists are based on three data sources:
• Recommendations from medical experts (doctors, hospitals managers, health care professionals)
• Results from patient surveys
• Medical KPIs on hospitals
• The number of hospitals awarded in each country varies based on the number of hospitals and data availability in the respective country. USA had the most hospitals awarded with 350, while Israel and Singapore were represented with 10 hospitals each. In total, 2,000 hospitals were ranked in this third edition of the ranking.
• Every hospital in each country is rated by a score.

Scores are only comparable between hospitals in the same country, because different sources for patient experience and medical KPIs were examined in each country. Since it was not possible to harmonize this data, cross-country comparisons of the scores are not possible (example: A score of 90 in country A doesn't necessarily mean that this hospital is better than a hospital with a score of 87 in country B).

• Specialized hospitals like heart or cancer hospitals differ in their offer from general hospitals, and therefore are displayed in a separate list. This list is sorted alphabetically because Hospitals with different specialties are not comparable.

U.S. hospitals were also awarded as best hospitals for infection prevention if they performed above the national average based on six different measures. This recognition is based on data from 01/01/2019 to 12/31/2019, published by CMS.

• In addition to the country lists, the study includes a Global Top 200 list. This list includes a ranking of the 100 best global hospitals, ranks 101-200 are sorted alphabetically.

For the 2021 rankings, a hospital survey was designed and sent out to hospitals. The purpose of this survey is to determine the status quo of Patient Reported Outcome Measurements (PROMs) implementation in hospitals which are represented in the ranking. PROMs will play a more significant part in future editions of the ranking.

Download the methodology overview here.

Download the extended methodology here.


1 - No medical KPI was used to determine the score for these hospitals. Their scores relies on patient satisfaction data and recommendations from medical experts.
2 - 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 - This hospital participated in the Statista hospital survey and is using Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs).