Best Specialized Hospitals 2022 - Neurology

World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2022

As part of Newsweek's long standing commitment to cover all aspects of health, we've again partnered with global research firm Statista to rank the world's best specialized hospitals.

Last year, we looked at the best facilities in six specialities: cardiology, oncology, endocrinology, neurology, gastroenterology and orthopedics. This year we are proud to expand that to ten specialities. The ranking features the top 250 hospitals for cardiology and oncology, the top 150 for cardiac surgery and pediatrics and the top 125 each in endocrinology, gastroenterology, orthopedics, neurology, neurosurgery and pulmonology.

If you or a loved one needs specialized care in one of those areas, you'll want to know which hospitals or state of the art facilities have the most accomplished physicians and diagnosticians and offer the highest level of care. We hope that you will find our ranking helpful.

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RankHospitalDepartmentCityCountry
1Mayo Clinic - RochesterNeurology and NeurosurgeryRochester, MNUnited States
2Massachusetts General HospitalDepartment of NeurologyBoston, MAUnited States
3AP-HP - Hôpital Universitaire Pitié SalpêtrièreDépartement De NeurologieParisFrance
4Cleveland ClinicNeurological InstituteCleveland, OHUnited States
5National Hospital For Neurology and Neurosurgery - Queen SquareLondonUnited Kingdom
6Charité - Universitätsmedizin BerlinCharitéCentrum für Neurologie, Neurochirurgie und PsychiatrieBerlinGermany
7The Johns Hopkins HospitalDepartment of Neurology and NeurosurgeryBaltimore, MDUnited States
8Asan Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologySeoulSouth Korea
9Fondazione I.R.C.C.S. Istituto Neurologico Carlo BestaIstituto NeurologicoMilanoItaly
10UCSF Medical CenterNeurology ClinicSan Francisco, CAUnited States
11The Mount Sinai HospitalDepartment of NeurologyNew York, NYUnited States
12New York-Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and CornellNeurology ServicesNew York, NYUnited States
13Juntendo University HospitalDepartment of NeurologyTokyoJapan
14Mount Sinai HospitalClinical Neurophysiology LabTorontoCanada
15Mayo Clinic - PhoenixNeurology and NeurosurgeryPhoenix, AZUnited States
16Universitätsklinikum HeidelbergNeurologische KlinikHeidelbergGermany
17Brigham And Women's HospitalDepartment of NeurologyBoston, MAUnited States
18The University of Tokyo HospitalDepartment of NeurologyTokyoJapan
19The Catholic University Of Korea - Seoul St. Mary’s HospitalDepartment of NeurologySeoulSouth Korea
20Royal Melbourne Hospital - ParkvilleNeurology serviceParkvilleAustralia
21Universitätsklinikum FreiburgKlinik für Neurologie und NeurophysiologieFreiburgGermany
22Hospital das Clinicas da Universidade de Sao PauloNeurologiaSao PauloBrazil
23Samsung Medical CenterNeuroscience CenterSeoulSouth Korea
24Seoul National University - Bundang HospitalDepartment of NeurologySeongnam CitySouth Korea
25Cedars-Sinai Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologyLos Angeles, CAUnited States
26Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Penn PresbyterianDepartment of NeurologyPhiladelphia, PAUnited States
27Duke University HospitalDepartment of NeurologyDurham, NCUnited States
28Clinica Universidad de NavarraDepartamento de NeurologíaPamplona/IruñaSpain
29Policlinico Universitario A. GemelliDipartimento di scienze dell'invecchiamento, neurologiche, ortopediche e della testa-colloRomaItaly
30Nagoya University HospitalDepartment of NeurologyNagoyaJapan
31Karolinska UniversitetssjukhusetNeurologmottagningenSolnaSweden
32Stanford Health Care - Stanford HospitalGeneral Neurology ClinicStanford, CAUnited States
33Barnes-Jewish HospitalNeurology DepartmentSaint Louis, MOUnited States
34UCLA Health – Ronald Reagan Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologyLos Angeles, CAUnited States
35Hospital Universitario La PazServicio de NeurologíaMadridSpain
36Seoul National University HospitalDepartment of NeurologySeoulSouth Korea
37Montreal General Hospital - McGill University Health CentreThe NeuroMontrealCanada
38Chung-Ang University HospitalNeurology DepartmentSeoulSouth Korea
39Universitätsmedizin der Johannes Gutenberg-Universität MainzKlinik und Poliklinik für NeurologieMainzGermany
40Ospedale San Raffaele - Gruppo San DonatoNeurologiaMilanoItaly
41Universitätsklinikum TübingenNeurologische KlinikTübingenGermany
42Universitätsklinikum BonnKlinik und Poliklinik für NeurologieBonnGermany
43Universitätsklinikum ErlangenNeurologische KlinikErlangenGermany
44Fondazione Istituto Neurologico C. MondinoPaviaItaly
45Centre hospitalier universitaire LilleNeurologieLille CedexFrance
46Northwestern Memorial HospitalNeurologyChicago, ILUnited States
47Klinikum der Universität MünchenNeurologische Klinik und PoliklinikMünchenGermany
48Mayo Clinic - JacksonvilleNeurologyJacksonville, FLUnited States
49Tottori University HospitalDepartment of NeurologyYonagoJapan
50NYU Langone HospitalsDepartment of NeurologyNew York, NYUnited States
51Amsterdam UMCNeurocentrum AMCAmsterdamThe Netherlands
52National Center of Neurology and PsychiatryTokyoJapan
53Fondation RothschildDepartment of NeurologyParisFrance
54Universitätsspital BaselNeurologisch-Neurochirurgische PoliklinikBaselSwitzerland
55Hospital Israelita Albert EinsteinNeurologySao PauloBrazil
56Toronto General - University Health NetworkKrembil Neuroscience CentreTorontoCanada
57Hospital For Special SurgeryDepartment of NeurologyNew York, NYUnited States
58Policlinico Umberto IClinica neurologiaRomaItaly
59Medizinische Hochschule HannoverKlinik für NeurologieHannoverGermany
60Sunnybrook Health Sciences CentreDivision of NeurologyTorontoCanada
61Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität MünchenNeurologische KlinikMünchenGermany
62Emory University HospitalDepartment of NeurologyAtlanta, GAUnited States
63Hospital for Sick ChildrenDivision of NeurologyTorontoCanada
64Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital Lyon SudService de neurologie clinique et fonctionnellePierre BeniteFrance
65King's College HospitalGeneral neurologyLondonUnited Kingdom
66Universitätsklinikum KölnKlinik und Poliklinik für NeurologieKölnGermany
67Hospital Universitari Vall d'HebronServicio de NeurologíaBarcelonaSpain
68Fondazione Policlinico Tor VergataU.O.C. NeurologiaRomaItaly
69Mayo Clinic - Health System In Eau ClaireNeurologyEau Claire, WIUnited States
70John Radcliffe HospitalNeurologyOxfordUnited Kingdom
71Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologyBaltimore, MDUnited States
72Ajou University HospitalNeurology DepartmentSuwon CitySouth Korea
73University of Chicago Medical CenterNeurology & NeurosurgeryChicago, ILUnited States
74Hospital Clínic de BarcelonaInstituto Clínic de NeurocienciasBarcelonaSpain
75CHU Toulouse - Hôpital PurpanPôle neurosciencesToulouseFrance
76Rush University Medical CenterGeneral Neurology ServicesChicago, ILUnited States
77Hôpital Paris Saint-JosephNeurologieParisFrance
78Aalborg UniversitetshospitalNeurologisk AfdelingAalborgDenmark
79Hospital Sirio LibanesNeurologiaSao PauloBrazil
80University of Washington Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologySeattle, WAUnited States
81Yale New Haven HospitalYale New Haven Hospital NeurosciencesNew Haven, CTUnited States
82Kyoto University HospitalDepartment of NeurologyKyotoJapan
83University Hospitals Cleveland Medical CenterUniversity Hospitals Neurological InstituteCleveland, OHUnited States
84AP-HM - Hôpital de la TimoneNeurologieMarseilleFrance
85Ewha Womans University Medical CenterNeurologySeoulSouth Korea
86University of California - Davis Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologySacramento, CAUnited States
87All India Institute of Medical Sciences - DelhiNeurologyDelhiIndia
88Severance Hospital - Yonsei UniversityNeurologySeoulSouth Korea
89AP-HP - Hôpital Bichat-Claude-BernardService de NeurologieParisFrance
90Hospital Clínico San CarlosServicio de NeurologíaMadridSpain
91University of Michigan Hospitals - Michigan MedicineDepartment of NeurologyAnn Arbor, MIUnited States
92Hospital General Universitario Gregorio MarañónServicio de NeurologíaMadridSpain
93Centre hospitalier de l'Université de MontréalNeurologie CliniqueMontrealCanada
94Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterDepartment of NeurologyBoston, MAUnited States
95AP-HP - Hôpital LariboisièreNeurologieParisFrance
96Grande Ospedale Metropolitano NiguardaDipartimento Neuroscienze (Neurologia e Stroke Unit)MilanoItaly
97Abbott Northwestern HospitalAbbott Northwestern's Neuroscience InstituteMinneapolis, MNUnited States
98KyungHee University Medical CenterDepartment of neurosurgerySeoulSouth Korea
99Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterDepartment of NeurologyNew York, NYUnited States
100University of Alberta HospitalNeurosciences Intensive Care UnitEdmontonCanada
101Hospital Ruber InternacionalNeurology ServiceMadridSpain
102Centre Hospitalier Universitaire VaudoisService de neurologieLausanneSwitzerland
103UF Health Shands HospitalNeurologyGainsville, FLUnited States
104Baylor St. Luke's Medical CenterNeuroscience InstituteHouston, TXUnited States
105Keck Hospital of USCUSC NeurologyLos Angeles, CAUnited States
106Universitätsklinikum FrankfurtKlinik für NeurologieFrankfurt am MainGermany
107Baylor University Medical CenterBaylor Neuroscience Center Dallas, TXUnited States
108Alberta Children’s HospitalNeurogenetics ClinicCalgaryCanada
109University of Miami HospitalNeurologyMiami, FLUnited States
110CHU Bordeaux - Groupe hospitalier PellegrinService de neurologie et unité neuro-vasculaire (UNV)BordeauxFrance
111St. Luke's International HospitalNeurology DepartmentTokyoJapan
112Mount Sinai Beth IsraelAlan and Barbara Milken Department of NeurologyNew York, NYUnited States
113Henry Ford HospitalNeuroscience InstituteDetroit, MIUnited States
114Houston Methodist HospitalNeurological InstituteHouston, TXUnited States
115VCH - Vancouver General HospitalNeurosurgery - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care CentreVancouverCanada
116Hospital Monte SinaiNeurologiaJuiz De ForaBrazil
117Hospital Ramón y CajalServicio de NeurologíaMadridSpain
118Inselspital BernUniversitätsklinik für NeurologieBernSwitzerland
119Prince of Wales HospitalNeurology serviceRandwickAustralia
120Center Hospital of the National Center for Global Health and MedicineNeurologyTokyoJapan
121Kyushu University HospitalNeurologyFukuokaJapan
122Asklepios Klinik AltonaNeurologieHamburgGermany
123Medanta The MedicityInstitute of NeurosciencesGurgaonIndia
124Hospices Civils de Lyon - Hôpital de la Croix-RousseService de neurologie clinique et fonctionnelleLyonFrance
125Royal Prince Alfred HospitalDepartment of NeurosurgeryCamperdownAustralia
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METHODOLOGY
The 2022 World's Best Specialized Hospitals is based on a global survey of medical professionals. The recommendation score is based on two sub-scores, for primary recommendations and secondary recommendations. In cooperation with Newsweek, Statista invited over 40,000 medical experts (medical doctors, healthcare professionals, hospital managers and directors) in over 20 countries to an online survey. Additionally, experts from all over the world were able to participate in the "World's Best Specialized Hospitals 2022" survey on newsweek.com. The data were collected from June to August 2021.

Participants were asked to recommend and rank hospitals based on their expertise in one primary medical field (e.g. cardiology for cardiologists) and were able to choose an optional secondary area of expertise. Secondary recommendations were given a lower weight. The questionnaire did not suggest a list of hospitals and respondents were free to suggest any hospital they deemed recommendable (aided by an autocomplete function for convenience). Statista performed plausibility checks on all data to prevent self-nomination.

A preliminary reputation score was calculated for every hospital based on the weighted recommendations in each medical field. The preliminary reputation score was used to generate the preliminary lists for the ten medical fields. Hospitals that specialize in more than one field received specific scores for each field based on recommendations. One hospital can be represented in more than one list. The preliminary lists were presented to a global expert board, which serves in an advisory role for validation.

You can download the full methodology here.