Cleveland Clinic’s Weston Hospital Ranked No. 1 in Miami-Fort Lauderdale Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report for Fourth Year in a Row

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WESTON, Fla.— Cleveland Clinic Florida’s Weston Hospital has once again earned the top spot as the No. 1 hospital in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area for 2021-2022, according to the newly released annual ranking of Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. It is the fourth consecutive year Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital has earned the top ranking, the only hospital to be ranked #1 for four straight years in South Florida.

Cleveland Clinic Weston

The annual survey ranks 67 hospitals in the local metropolitan area of Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties as well as throughout the state of Florida. Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital ranked 5th of approximately 180 evaluated facilities across the state, while Cleveland Clinic Martin Health tied for 25th and Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital tied for 31st. A complete list of newly ranked hospitals is available online at www.usnews.com/hospitals.

“It is an honor for our Florida hospitals to be recognized by our peers for our focus on quality and patient safety,” said Conor Delaney, M.D., Ph.D., CEO and President of the Cleveland Clinic Florida region. “These accolades belong to our dedicated team of caregivers who are truly committed to providing exceptional service and putting patients first.”

Cleveland Clinic Weston, Cleveland Clinic Martin Health and Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital were all recognized for providing high quality specialty care.

The Weston Hospital’s Gastroenterology and GI Surgery Program received national recognition and ranked 33rd in the United States. In addition four specialties in Weston were ranked “high performing” including Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Urology. Weston also earned recognition for 13 common procedures and conditions and was rated “high performing” in:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Back Surgery (spinal fusion)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Failure
  • Hip Replacement
  • Kidney Failure
  • Knee Replacement
  • Pneumonia
  • Stroke

On the Treasure Coast, Cleveland Clinic Martin Health ranked high performing in eight procedures and conditions including:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Kidney Failure
  • Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Stroke

Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital was recognized as high performing in six procedures and conditions, including:

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart Failure
  • Hip Replacement
  • Stroke

U.S. News publishes Best Hospitals to help guide patients who need a high level of care because they face particularly difficult surgery, a challenging condition, or added risk because of other health problems or age. Objective measures such as patient survival and safety data, the adequacy of nurse staffing levels and other data largely determined the rankings in most specialties.

Media Contacts:

Arlene Allen-Mitchell (954) 270-9666 / allena@ccf.org

Ailys Toledo (305) 773-3352 / ailys.toledo@rbbcommunications.com

 

About the Cleveland Clinic Florida Region 

The Cleveland Clinic Florida region is a nonprofit, multi-specialty healthcare provider that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education. The Florida region now includes Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital, Cleveland Clinic Martin Health, and Cleveland Clinic Weston Hospital, with five hospitals and numerous outpatient centers in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. The Florida region is an integral part of Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, where providing outstanding patient care is based upon the principles of cooperation, compassion and innovation. Physicians at Cleveland Clinic are experts in the treatment of complex conditions that are difficult to diagnose. For more information about Cleveland Clinic Florida, visit www.clevelandclinicflorida.org. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.