Rochester General Hospital Named #1 Hospital in the Region

U.S. News & World Report has ranked Rochester General Hospital as the top hospital in Rochester, as well as high-performing in 4 specialties and 12 procedures and conditions.

Aug. 5, 2022

Exterior of Rochester General Hospital, the #1 Hospital in Rochester

Rochester General Hospital is the #1 hospital in Rochester and #13 hospital in New York State on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll”, as well as high performing—the highest rating—in 4 specialties and 12 procedures and conditions.  

Unity Hospital and Newark-Wayne Community Hospital were also recognized by U.S. News & World Report as high-performing in several procedures and conditions. A variety of measures, such as complication rates, patient experience, level of nursing care, and survival rates were evaluated based on data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association, professional organizations, and medical specialists.

Extraordinary Care in Western New York

At Rochester Regional Health, we rise above your toughest challenges to find solutions. We work together to provide the best possible care to our community, and these rankings are a testament to our hospitals' excellent clinical performance.

Rochester General Hospital

Rochester General ranked as high-performing, the highest possible rating, in four specialties: Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Orthopaedics, and Pulmonology & Lung Surgery. It was also rated as high-performing in the following procedures and conditions:

“To achieve national recognition like this for best-in-class excellence during “normal” times is quite a feat,” said Richard Davis, Ph.D., CEO, Rochester Regional Health. “To achieve it during the worst global health pandemic of our lifetime is beyond extraordinary, and such a testament to our incredible RRH physicians, nurses, and support teams.”

Unity Hospital

Unity Hospital was recognized as high-performing in 4 procedures and conditions–COPD, Diabetes, Heart Failure, and Stroke.

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital in Newark, NY, was recognized as high-performing in 3 procedures and conditions–COPD, Heart Failure, and Pneumonia.

U.S. News & World Report analyzed more than 5,000 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions. We are delighted to be able to offer these extraordinary to our communities in the Finger Lakes and Western New York.