Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak earns nine U.S. News & World Report ‘Best Hospitals’ national rankings (2017-18)

Tuesday, August 08, 2017


Four Beaumont Health hospitals rank in the top 10 in Metro Detroit; six Beaumont hospitals earn national “high performing” rankings

Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak again earned national recognition by U.S. News & World Report in nine medical specialties in “America’s Best Hospitals” rankings released today. The Beaumont, Royal Oak hospital ranked No. 2 in Michigan and No. 2 in Metro Detroit. This marks the 23rd consecutive year Beaumont, Royal Oak has been included in this national listing by U.S News. Six Beaumont hospitals, including Royal Oak, also received 'high performing' ratings for common adult procedures and conditions.

“This is a credit to our team members who provide extraordinary, compassionate care every day, and never settle for anything less,” said David Wood, M.D., executive vice president and chief medical officer, Beaumont Health. “We are honored to be part of an elite group of hospitals nationally ranked by U.S. News.”

Only 3 percent of the nearly 4,500 hospitals analyzed for Best Hospitals 2017-18 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 2017-18:

  • Cardiology & Heart Surgery - #26
  • Diabetes & Endocrinology - #14
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery - #15
  • Geriatrics - #28
  • Nephrology (Kidney) - #28
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery - #25
  • Orthopedics - #28
  • Pulmonology - #22
  • Urology - #21

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

Beaumont Hospital, Dearborn, is one of four hospitals ranked No. 15 in Michigan and one of three hospitals ranked No. 9 in Metro Detroit.

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

In addition, six Beaumont hospitals earned at least one national “high performing” Common Adult Procedures & Conditions rating.

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair (Royal Oak)
  • Aortic Valve Surgery (Royal Oak)
  • Colon Cancer Surgery (Dearborn, Royal Oak, Troy)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Royal Oak, Trenton, Troy)
  • Heart Bypass Surgery (Royal Oak, Troy)
  • Heart Failure (Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Royal Oak, Troy)
  • Hip Replacement (Royal Oak, Troy)
  • Knee Replacement (Royal Oak, Trenton, Troy)
  • Lung Cancer Surgery (Royal Oak)

“We are very proud of our team’s accomplishments and ongoing efforts to provide clinical excellence and patient and family-centered care,” John Fox, president and CEO, Beaumont Health, said. “We could not have achieved these rankings without partnering and collaborating with the patients and families we serve.”

The U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in its 28th 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.

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 2018” guidebook, available mid-September. For more information, visit Best Hospitals.


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 has total net revenue of $4.5 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,429 beds, 174 outpatient sites, nearly 5,000 physicians and 36,000 employees and 3,500 volunteers.  In 2016, Beaumont Health had 178,000 inpatient discharges, 17,500 births and 568,000 emergency visits.