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Published on July 24, 2015

U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Cloud Hospital Among Best in Minnesota

St. Cloud, Minn. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Cloud Hospital third among Minnesota’s approximately 150 hospitals, behind Mayo Clinic in Rochester and Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.

St. Cloud Hospital had two specialty services that were “nationally ranked,” No. 36 in the nation for orthopedics and No. 45 in the nation for gastroenterology and GI surgery. In all, just 137 hospitals – less than 3 percent of all those in the nation – earned a national ranking in at least one specialty.

Additionally, U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Cloud Hospital as “high performing” in six specialties:

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Geriatrics
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

U.S. News’ annual rankings cover nearly 5,000 medical centers across the country. The publication ranks hospitals as a tool for consumers. The rankings are based on safety and other measures as well as a reputational survey of physicians from across the United States.

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