Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak earns nine U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Hospitals’ national rankings (2016-17)

Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Four Beaumont Health hospitals rank in the top 10 in Metro Detroit

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak earned national recognition by U.S. News & World Report in nine medical specialties in “America’s Best Hospitals” rankings released today. The Royal Oak hospital ranked No. 2 in Michigan and No. 2 in Metro Detroit. This marks the 22nd consecutive year Beaumont, Royal Oak has been included in this national listing by U.S News.

Just 3 percent of the nearly 5,000 hospitals analyzed for Best Hospitals 2016-17 earned a national ranking in even one specialty. In 12 specialties, the top 50 hospitals are ranked based on objective measures. Four additional specialties are based on a reputational survey, with fewer hospitals ranking on reputation.


Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak is nationally ranked in the following nine medical specialties based on objective measures for 2016-17:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery - #25
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology - #10
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery - #18
  • Geriatrics - #26
  • Nephrology (Kidney) - #31
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery - #28
  • Orthopedics - #22
  • Pulmonology - #22
  • Urology - #22

Beaumont, Royal Oak is top-ranked in Michigan for Diabetes & Endocrinology; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; and Orthopedics. It is the only Michigan hospital to achieve a national ranking in Orthopedics.

In addition, Beaumont, Royal Oak received a “high-performing” regional ranking in Gynecology. 

Beaumont Hospital, Troy earned “high-performing” regional rankings in six medical specialties: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopedics; Pulmonology; and Urology. It is ranked No. 6 in Michigan and No. 4 in Metro Detroit.

Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn, earned a “high performing” regional ranking in Nephrology and is one of three hospitals ranked No. 12 in Michigan and one of two hospitals ranked No. 7 in Metro Detroit.

Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe earned “high-performing” regional rankings in three medical specialties: Geriatrics; Orthopedics and Pulmonology. It is one of four hospitals ranked No. 15 in Michigan and one of four hospitals ranked No. 9 in Metro Detroit.

“Thanks to the dedication of our team, four Beaumont Health hospitals rank in the top 10 in Metro Detroit. This recognition, along with Beaumont, Royal Oak’s national rankings, reflects the ongoing work and dedication to constantly improve quality, safety and service for the benefit of the patients and families we serve,” said John Fox, president and CEO, Beaumont Health. “It also demonstrates our board’s commitment to providing state-of-the-art technology and facilities for our team to deliver the highest quality care.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 27th year, help guide patients to hospitals that deliver care across 25 specialties, procedures and conditions. The Best Hospitals methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, the number of times a given procedure is performed, infection rates, adequacy of nursing staff and more.

“This is a credit to our medical leadership, our medical staff and to our nurses and other team members who are all focused on providing extraordinary, compassionate care every day,” said David Wood, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, Beaumont Health. “We are proud that Beaumont, Royal Oak is part of an elite group of hospitals that have been nationally ranked by U.S. News for 22 consecutive years.” 

Best Hospitals was produced by U.S. News with RTI International, a leading research organization based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. The rankings will be published in the U.S. News “Best Hospitals 2017” guidebook, available for pre-sale August 1. For more information, visit Best Hospitals.

About Beaumont Health

Beaumont Health is Michigan’s largest health care system, based on inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. A not-for-profit organization, it was formed in 2014 by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to extraordinary, compassionate care, no matter where they live in Southeast Michigan. Beaumont Health consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5,000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2015, the organization had $4.1 billion in net revenue with 177,934 inpatient admissions, 17,151 births and 530,860 emergency visits.