McLean Hospital Number One for Psychiatric Care

Megan Brooks

August 04, 2022

McLean Hospital in Belmont, Massachusetts, is the best US hospital for psychiatric care, according to the 2022-2023 US News & World Report annual ranking for best hospitals for psychiatry.

McLean Hospital claimed the top spot this year from Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, which held the top spot in last year's psychiatry ranking and now holds the number-two spot for psychiatry care.

Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston is ranked number three, and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – Columbia and Cornell in New York City is ranked number four for psychiatry care this year, with no change from last year.

This year, UCSF Health-UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco, California, grabbed the number-five spot on the list of best psychiatry hospitals, beating out Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, Los Angeles, which held the number-five spot last year. Resnick is now number six on the list.

Rounding out the top 10 psychiatry hospitals (in order) are Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota; Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, Connecticut; Sheppard Pratt Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; and Menninger Clinic, Houston, Texas and NYU Langone Hospitals, New York (tied for number 10).

"For patients considering their options for where to get care, the Best Hospitals rankings are designed to help them and their medical professionals identify hospitals that excel in the kind of care they may need," Ben Harder, chief of health analysis and managing editor at U S News, said in a news release.

Mayo Clinic Tops Overall

In the overall 2022-2023 rankings and ratings, US News compared more than 4500 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions.

As reported by Medscape Medical News, in the overall rankings of best hospitals, the Mayo Clinic claimed the top spot on the honor roll for the seventh consecutive year, followed by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center at number two, and NYU Langone Hospitals at number three.

Cleveland Clinic in Ohio holds the number-four spot in the overall rankings, and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland and UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles are tied for fifth place.

This year marks the 33rd edition of the magazine's best hospitals rankings or hospitals overall and by key specialties.

According to a news release from US News, the Best Hospitals rankings consider a variety of data provided by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, professional organizations, and medical specialists.

The full report for best hospitals, best specialty hospitals and methodology is available online.

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