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Massachusetts General Hospital Among Nation's Best Facilities



    Massachusetts General Hospital Among Nation's Best Facilities
    In this Monday, July 2, 2012 photo people walk near the entrance of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. MGH was named Tuesday, July 17 2012 as the nation's top hospital in U.S. News and World Report's annual list. MGH, which held the No. 2 spot last year, displaced Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, which had been at the top for 21 consecutive years. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    U.S. News & World Report has named Massachusetts General Hospital the third best care facility in the nation.

    Trailing just Cleveland Clinic in Ohio and Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, Massachusetts General is the top-ranked hospital on the east coast.

    "The only hospital in the nation to be highly rated in all 16 specialties, Mass General is #1 in the nation in Psychiatry and Ear, Nose and Throat (with Massachusetts Eye and Ear) and among the top five in Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology (GI) & GI Surgery, Gynecology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Pulmonology and Rehabilitation," the hospital wrote in a statement. "These consistently strong results reflect the passion and energy of every member of the Mass General community."

    For a full breakdown of the best hospitals by specialty, click here.

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