Baylor Scott & White Health has hospitals all over the state of Texas. In the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” 2016–2017 publication, Baylor’s commitment to their patients showed through. Together, 15 Baylor Scott & White hospitals received national rankings or high-performing ratings, more than any other health system in Texas.

“We are honored to be recognized and thankful for the dedication of our team,” said Joel Allison, president and CEO, Baylor Scott & White Health. “Having so many of our hospitals on this list is a testament to the commitment of our many talented, compassionate caregivers and their calling to deliver excellent patient care.”

The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano was especially honored. For the first time, the Heart Hospital Baylor Plano was eligible to be recognized as one of the Best Hospitals for 2016–2017 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking #18 in the nation for Cardiology and Heart Surgery and joining Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, which has been included on the prestigious list for 24 years.

Once again, U.S. News ranked Baylor University Medical Center the #1 hospital in the Dallas Metro Area and #3 in Texas. The hospital is nationally ranked as a top hospital in four specialty areas and recognized as high performing in the seven other adult specialties.

  • #16 – Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • #26 – Ear, Nose & Throat
  • #31 – Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • #38 – Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • High performing: Cancer, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

Scott & White Memorial Hospital – Temple was also recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals, ranked #10 in Texas and named high performing in five specialties: cancer, gastroenterology and GI surgery, geriatrics, nephrology and pulmonology.

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine was ranked #7 in the Dallas Metroplex and #19 in Texas. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation was also recognized as high performing in the specialty of rehabilitation.

High Performing in Common Care across the State of Texas 

In addition to 16 adult specialty rankings, U.S. News has published hospital ratings for common adult procedures and conditions (previously referred to as “common care ratings”). The ratings evaluate more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide on common inpatient procedures and conditions recognizing them as high performing, average, or below average.

This year, 12 Baylor Scott & White Health hospitals were recognized as high performing for at least one common care procedure or condition.