Healthgrades' 100 best hospitals for spine surgery in 2021

Alan Condon -  

Healthgrades published its 2021 Specialty Excellence Awards on Oct. 20, which includes the top hospitals for spine surgery.

Here are the 100 hospitals recognized for superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion, based on CMS data from 2017 through 2019:

Click here for more details on Healthgrades' methodology.


HonorHealth Scottsdale Osborn Medical Center
HonorHealth Scottsdale Thompson Peak Medical Center 


Arkansas Surgical Hospital (North Little Rock)


Casa Colina Hospital (Pomona)
Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital
Eisenhower Medical Center (Rancho Mirage)
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (Los Angeles)
Kaiser Permanente Redwood City Medical Center (Redwood City)
Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center (San Jose)
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center
Los Robles Health System - Los Robles Regional Medical Center (Thousand Oaks)
Palomar Medical Center Escondido
Saint Agnes Medical Center (Fresno)
Saint Joseph Hospital (Orange)
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Scripps Green Hospital (La Jolla)
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
Sutter Medical Center - Ose Adams Medical Pavilion (Sacramento)
Tri-City Medical Center (Oceanside)


Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland)
Penrose-St. Francis Health Services (Colorado Springs)
Sky Ridge Medical Center (Lone Tree)
UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central (Colorado Springs)


ChristianaCare's Christiana Hospital (Newark)

District of Columbia

Sibley Memorial Hospital


AdventHealth Ocala
AdventHealth Orlando
Aventura Hospital & Medical Center
Brandon Regional Hospital
Doctors Hospital of Sarasota
Holy Cross Hospital (Fort Lauderdale)
Jackson Memorial Hospital (Miami)
Morton Plant Hospital (Clearwater)
NCH Baker Hospital Downtown (Naples)
North Florida Regional Medical Center (Gainesville)
Ocala Regional Medical Center
Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point (Hudson)
Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare
West Florida Hospital (Pensacola)


Piedmont Columbus Regional Northside
St. Joseph's Hospital (Savannah)
University Hospital (Augusta)


Memorial Medical Center (Springfield)
Mercyhealth Javon Bea Hospital - Rockton
SwedishAmerican Hospital (Rockford)


Ascension St. Vincent Hospital - Indianapolis
OrthoIndy Hospital (Indianapolis)


MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center (Mason City)


Kansas Spine and Specialty Hospital (Wichita)
Stormont Vail Hospital (Topeka)
Wesley Medical Center (Wichita)


Anne Arundel Medical Center (Annapolis)
Frederick Health
Mercy Medical Center (Baltimore)
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)
University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center (Glen Burnie)


Baystate Medical Center (Springfield)
Lahey Hospital and Medical Center (Burlington)


University Hospital - University of Michigan (Ann Arbor)


Abbott Northwestern Hospital (Minneapolis)
Mercy Hospital (Coon Rapids)


Cox Medical Center South (Springfield)
Freeman Hospital West (Joplin)


Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center (Reno)

New York

Albany Medical Center Hospital
Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City)
Kenmore Mercy Hospital

North Carolina

New Hanover Regional Medical Center (Wilmington)
Wake Forest Baptist Health - High Point Medical Center


Bethesda North Hospital (Cincinnati)
Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center (Akron)


Tulsa Spine and Specialty Hospital


Adventist Health Portland
Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center
Mckenzie-Willamette Medical Center (Springfield)
St. Charles Bend


Heritage Valley Sewickley
Holy Redeemer Hospital (Meadowbrook)
Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest (Allentown)

South Carolina

Grand Strand Medical Center (Myrtle Beach)
Self Regional Healthcare (Greenwood)
St. Francis Downtown (Greenville)

South Dakota

Dunes Surgical Hospital (Dakota Dunes)
Sanford USD Medical Center and Hospital (Sioux Falls)


Saint Thomas Hospital for Specialty Surgery (Nashville)


Christus Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial
Hendrick Medical Center (Abilene)
Medical City Fort Worth
Methodist Dallas Medical Center
North Central Surgical Center (Dallas)
South Texas Spine and Surgical Hospital (San Antonio)
Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen


Dixie Regional Medical Center - River Road (St. George)
McKay-Dee Hospital (Ogden)
Utah Valley Hospital (Provo)


Henrico Doctors' Hospital (Richmond)
Lewisgale Medical Center (Salem)


Lourdes Medical Center (Pasco)
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital (Spokane)


Ascension Northeast Wisconsin Saint Elizabeth (Appleton)

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