Top 20 hospitals by total surgeries
This country is fortunate to have thousands of hospitals and health centers across all 50 states. While many of these hospitals specialize in certain types of care, the vast majority perform surgeries of some form each and every day.
Using Definitive Healthcare’s HospitalView product, we created a list of U.S. hospitals ranked by an estimated total number of annual surgeries they performed. Total surgery volumes in the HospitalView product are estimated from the Medicare Standard Analytic Files (SAF), the hospital’s payor mix, and proprietary research. The figures represent an estimated annual surgical volume for both inpatient and outpatient procedures.
|Rank||Hospital name||City||State||Est # of annual total surgeries||Explore dataset|
|1||New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center||New York||NY||134,638||Explore|
|3||Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center||Seattle||WA||105,106||Explore|
|4||Cleveland Clinic Main Campus||Cleveland||OH||91,655||Explore|
|5||UVA Children’s Hospital||Charlottesville||VA||80,688||Explore|
|7||Mount Sinai Medical Center||New York||NY||71,881||Explore|
|8||Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - St Mary Medical Center||Shreveport||LA||66,967||Explore|
|9||The Johns Hopkins Hospital||Baltimore||MD||66,554||Explore|
|10||Mercy Hospital Springfield||Springfield||MO||66,407||Explore|
|11||Tisch Hospital||New York||NY||64,968||Explore|
|12||Methodist Hospital||San Antonio||TX||64,926||Explore|
|13||IU Health Methodist Hospital||Indianapolis||IN||64,880||Explore|
|14||UNC Medical Center||Chapel Hill||NC||60,322||Explore|
|15||Yale New Haven Hospital||New Haven||CT||59,772||Explore|
|16||Vanderbilt University Medical Center||Nashville||TN||54,705||Explore|
|17||Thomas Jefferson University Hospital||Philadelphia||PA||54,090||Explore|
|18||University Hospital||Ann Arbor||MI||53,289||Explore|
|19||Corewell Health William Beaumont University Hospital||Royal Oak||MI||51,839||Explore|
|20||Spectrum Health Butterworth Hospital||Grand Rapids||MI||51,537||Explore|
Which hospitals perform the most total surgeries?
The U.S. hospital that has performed the most surgeries is NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center located in New York City. This facility is the largest in the NewYork-Presbyterian health system and has performed an estimated total of 139,638 surgeries. The facility is one of the most well-renowned academic medical centers in the country and serves as one of the nation’s premier providers of minimally invasive surgery for adults and children.
The hospital that has performed the second most total surgeries is University Hospital in Madison Wisconsin. This facility is a part of the University of Wisconsin Health Center and has performed an estimated total of 129,475 surgeries. The facility is ranked as the number one hospital in Wisconsin by U.S. News and World Report and has several nationally and internationally ranked programs for specialties such as brain and science surgery as well as heart care and organ transplants.
The hospital with the third most total surgeries is the Fred Hutchison Cancer Center in Seattle, Washington. This facility is one of the leading medical research centers in the U.S. and has performed an estimated total of 105,106 surgeries. The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center is the number one cancer center in the Pacific Northwest and offers comprehensive treatments for virtually every form of the disease.
Where are the hospitals with the most total surgeries located?
The hospitals that have performed the most total surgeries are relatively spread out across the country. New York, New York appears most frequently on the list with three hospitals, including the top spot. Many of the top facilities are located in the Midwest, with three hospitals in Michigan, and one in Wisconsin, Indiana, and Ohio each.
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