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Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named ‘2022-2023 Best Hospital’ by U.S. News & World Report

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HOI Ranked 28th Nationally in Orthopedics and “High Performing” in Back Surgery, Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement, and Knee Replacement

Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has been nationally ranked in the top 30 best orthopedic and spine hospitals in U.S. News & World Report’s “2022-2023 Best Hospitals” list. In addition to this distinction, U.S. News has also recognized HOI as “High Performing” in Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Fracture, Hip Replacement, and Knee Replacement for 2022-2023.

“HOI is deeply honored to once again be included in U.S. News & World Report’s best hospitals list,” said HOI CEO Kim Mikes. “Our national ranking as a leader in the delivery of high-quality, high-value musculoskeletal care underscores our mission of providing access to exceptional orthopedic care in the communities we serve, and is an affirmation of our team’s dedication to helping each of our patients reach their goals.”

The annual “Best Hospitals” rankings and ratings, now in their 33rd year, are designed to assist patients and doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions, or elective procedures. With more than one million Americans receiving joint replacements each year, and millions more undergoing other orthopedic and spine procedures, those in pain can use these rankings in identifying the highest performing hospitals and physicians.

The methodologies used in most areas of care for the 2022-23 U.S. News rankings and ratings are based largely on objective measures such as risk-adjusted survival and readmission rates, volume, patient experience, patient safety, and quality of nursing, among other care-related indicators.

“We applaud U.S. News World & Report’s efforts to improve transparency in health care and are confident that these rankings will help consumers who need musculoskeletal medical services make informed decisions about their care,” said Steven Barnett, M.D., chief medical officer of HOI.

HOI, the highest volume provider of joint replacements in California, has received consistent recognition from various publications and health care organizations for its patient-focused services since opening in 2010, including topping the U.S. News Best Hospitals List in 2021-2022; 2020-2021; 2019-2020; 2018-2019; 2017-2018; 2013-2014 and 2012-2013. For more information on the various accolades the hospital has received, visit

To view the full rankings of U.S. News & World Report, visit our official page on U.S. News.