BOSTON - Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), the founding members of Partners HealthCare, earned high marks in multiple specialties by U.S. News & World Report - with MGH earning the number four (4) spot on the honor roll of best hospitals.

Two Partners specialty hospitals - McLean Hospital and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital - were also recognized for national excellence. McLean Hospital was ranked number one (1) in the nation for psychiatry and Spaulding Rehabilitation was ranked fourth (4) for rehabilitation – its highest ranking ever. The rankings, now available online, will be published in the magazine’s August issue as part of its 2017-2018 Best Hospitals guide.

Offering patients access to the best care possible requires excellence in every aspect of medicine. Patients in this region benefit from access to a wide range of highly ranked specialties at Mass General, Brigham and Women’s and the many other excellent academic medical centers in Boston. Access to exceptional psychiatry and rehab care through specialty hospitals like McLean and Spaulding enables us to serve the complete needs of area patients in world-class fashion.

David Torchiana, MD Partners HealthCare President and CEO

“Offering patients access to the best care possible requires excellence in every aspect of medicine,” said Partners HealthCare President and CEO David Torchiana, MD. “Patients in this region benefit from access to a wide range of highly ranked specialties at Mass General, Brigham and Women’s and the many other excellent academic medical centers in Boston. Access to exceptional psychiatry and rehab care through specialty hospitals like McLean and Spaulding enables us to serve the complete needs of area patients in world-class fashion.”

MGH was again among the top hospitals in the country in all 16 specialties, ranking in the top ten in ear nose and throat (in partnership with Mass Eye and Ear), cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology (in partnership with Mass Eye and Ear), orthopedics, psychiatry, pulmonary, rehabilitation (in partnership with Spaulding) and rheumatology.

BWH ranked among the top hospitals in the country in eleven specialties, ranking in the top twenty in cancer (in partnership with Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), cardiology and heart surgery, gynecology, neurology and neurosurgery and rheumatology.

For the 2017-18 rankings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. In the 16 specialty areas, 152 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.