St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center is Arizona’s highest nationally-ranked hospital in this year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals edition. U.S. News & World Report’s annual listing of top hospitals is the most respected of all national rankings. St. Joseph’s is ranked #13 in this year’s neurology and neurosurgery category.
Barrow Neurological Institute, the neurological division at St. Joseph’s, is known throughout the world for providing cutting-edge treatment for people with brain and spine diseases, disorders and injuries; medical education and innovative research.
Barrow performs more neurosurgeries than any other hospital in the world. The hospital has the largest neurosurgery residency program in the United States, training more neurosurgeons than anywhere in the world. Barrow is also home to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center.
St. Joseph’s is considered a sought-after destination hospital for treating the most complex cases from throughout the world. Every day, approximately 20 percent of the hospital’s patients have traveled from outside of Arizona and the United States to seek treatment at St. Joseph’s.
U.S. News & World Report ranks hospitals in 16 specialties and only approximately 150 U.S. hospitals scored high enough to make this year’s nationally-ranked list. The magazine selects hospitals based on a variety of criteria including reputation, mortality rates, patient volumes, and key technologies.