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Quality Care – Center for Surgical Care at St. Cloud Hospital

The Center for Surgical Care takes pride in our tradition of providing a safe and personalized surgical experience. You can feel confident in the quality of care you receive.

  • Designated a Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement and Spine Surgery by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Earned the Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval™ for Disease-specific Care Certification in Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement surgery
  • Received top ratings for open heart surgery by Consumer Reports, 2017
  • Central Minnesota’s first Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Designated one of the nation’s “100 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Neurology, Spine and Orthopedic Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review
  • Nationally recognized in U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Best Hospitals” for Urology –2006, 2008, 2010, 2017; Orthopedics – 2007, 2008, 2015, 2016; Ear, Nose and Throat – 2012; and Gastroenterology/GI Surgery – 2015, 2016. See more information below.

Ranked Nationally for Pulmonology

Recognized as a National Leader

U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Cloud Hospital as one of 48 hospitals in the nation with strong ratings in the handling of nine surgical procedures and chronic conditions. Among them include:

  • Colon cancer surgery
  • Lung cancer surgery
  • COPD
  • Heart failure
  • Heart bypass surgery
  • Aortic valve surgery
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm repair
  • Knee replacement
  • Hip replacement

Barely 1 percent of hospitals evaluated received a top rating in all nine. St. Cloud Hospital was one of only three in Minnesota that received this distinction.

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