University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview, is honored to be part of the elite group of the nation's best hospitals according to the 2012-2013 survey by U.S. News & World Report. The survey ranks the top 50 hospitals in 16 specialties.
The news magazines annual "Best Hospitals" survey ranked the medical center among the nations' best in 11 medical and surgical specialties. Our cardiology and heart surgery program was included as one the 11 specialties and ranked #44 in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report also ranked the medical center #1 in the Twin Cities.
The rankings are based on certain measures including reputation, outcomes and other care-related factors like advanced technology and affiliation with a medical school.