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U.S. News & World Report Names St Joseph’s one of the Nation’s Best Hospitals



Aug. 2, 2016 

Dignity Health St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center has once again been named as one of the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of top hospitals is the most respected of all national rankings. St. Joseph’s is ranked #16 in this year’s neurology and neurosurgery category and only 153 U.S. hospitals scored high enough to make this year’s prestigious list.

Barrow Neurological Institute, the neurological division at St. Joseph’s, is known throughout the world for providing cutting-edge treatment for people with brain and spine diseases, disorders and injuries; medical education and innovative research.

Barrow performs more brain surgeries than any other hospital in the United States. The hospital has the largest neurosurgery residency program in the United States, training more neurosurgeons than anywhere in the world. Barrow is also home to the renowned Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.

“St. Joseph’s is delighted to again be named as one of the best hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, says Patty White, President and CEO of St. Joseph’s. “I want to especially congratulate our amazing staff, physicians and volunteers, who are without question, among the best in the nation. We are proud to be able to provide our patients with groundbreaking treatments and personal care that is based on Humankindness.”  

St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.

U.S. News & World Report ranked U.S. hospitals in 16 specialties. The magazine selects hospitals based on a variety of criteria including reputation, mortality rates, patient volumes, and key technologies.