Boston, Massachusetts is home to some of the best health care clinics in the nation. Many of the area’s facilities offer access to specialty doctors and are nationally ranked for their wide range of clinical services. The top medical clinics are also ranked based on the quality of their nursing staff, high-performance doctors, and overall patient experience. Read through to learn more about what the area’s best health clinics have to offer, from the attorneys at Crowe & Mulvey, LLP.
1. Massachusetts General Hospital
Founded in 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital is a teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Because of this, many of the hospital’s doctors are teachers at Harvard Medical School. The facility is distinguished for its wide breadth of health care services. Mass General can treat 16 specialty areas in adults as well as nine specialty surgeries. They also offer treatment for nine specialty areas in children. The hospital achieved the highest ranking possible in nine different medical procedures. Because of all these accolades, the facility ranked #4 on U.S. News’ honor list of the best hospitals in the country. The hospital is located in Boston’s West end, just across the Charles River on Embankment Road.
2. Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brigham and Women’s is another teaching facility for Harvard Medical School, with many staff members serving as faculty for the school. The facility was formed in 1980 after three different facilities decided to merge as one. The hospital performed the first two full-face transplants in the country in 2011. Attending physician Vivek Murthy also served as the United States Surgeon General from 2014 until 2017. The facility received top ranks in eight different procedures, landing it at spot #20 of U.S. News’ list of best hospitals in the country. The hospital is located in the city’s far southwest corner near Brookline off of Francis Street.
3. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Located along Brookline Avenue adjacent to Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center achieved high rankings in eight different adult practice areas. The facility ranks in the top 50 in the country for cancer and geriatric care. This hospital excels in caring for a wide range of conditions that have many different levels of complexity.
4. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is located in Northwest Boston right off of Burlington Mall Road. This facility has achieved the highest rank possible in three different adult procedures. Their highest ranking specialties include diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and GI surgery. The clinic is also high performing in several different types of heart surgeries, including heart failure and aortic valve surgery.
5. Tuft’s Medical Center
Tuft’s Medical Center is located in the heart of Boston, just south of the financial district on Washington Street. Tuft’s achieved the highest possible ranking in three different adult procedures. The teaching facility has high performing ranking in nephrology, neurology, and neurosurgery.
6. Boston Medical Center
Boston Medical Center is located in Boston’s South End off of Harrison Avenue. The clinic has achieved the award for highest ranking in two different procedures, as well as high-performance ranking in three different specialty areas. These include nephrology, neurology, and neurosurgery, as well as geriatrics.