Named One of the Best Orthopedic Hospitals Nationally

Newport Beach

Recognized Excellence

As our patient, we continuously strive to provide the best care possible. As we work toward this for you, we often meet and exceed requirements or goals. Read below to learn more about the recognized excellence of Hoag Orthopedic Institute.

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Hoag Orthopedic Hospital as one of the Best Orthopedic Hospitals Nationally in 2018-2019 (Ranked 31st). Additionally, Hoag Orthopedic Institute has been rated High Performing for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.

U.S. News & World Report has recognized Hoag Orthopedic Hospital as the 25th Best Orthopedic Hospital in the Nation in 2017-2018. Additionally, Hoag Orthopedic Institute has been rated High Performing for Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute, one of the largest providers or orthopedic care in the nation, has been named '2017 Top Workplace' by The Orange County Register, making it one of the only hospitals included in the 2017 rankings.

Hoag Orthopedic Institute has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2017.

Consumer Reports “ Highest-Rated Hospital" for knee and also hip surgery for 2016, making HOI one of only eight hospitals in California to be recognized.

CMS 5 Star Hospital Quality Rating. HOI is the only hospital in the OC and only one of two in OC/LA to receive this designation.

Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare. HOI is one of six in California and the only one in the OC to be named.

For the fourth consecutive year, HOI performed the highest volume of joint replacement procedures in the State of California, based on 2014 data released December 2015 by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD).

HOI received the top honor from CMS in 2015 – a Five-Star Rating for Patient Experience. HOI was the first hospital in Orange County and Los Angeles to receive this prestigious rating.

U.S. News and World Report named Hoag Orthopedics a “Best Hospital” in 2012-13 and 2013-14

Becker’s Healthcare recognized HOI for having the second lowest all-cause readmission rate in the nation (published December 15, 2014).

HOI is a top performer in the CMS Value-Based Purchasing Program.

A Harvard Business Case Study “Hoag Orthopedic Institute” examining value-driven health care was republished in 2015 for Harvard Business School health care executive scholars.

HOI serves as a founding sponsor for and participant in the International Consortium for Healthcare Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM), which has developed an international standard set of patient-centric outcome measures.

HOI is a founding partner and largest data contributor to the California Joint Replacement Registry (CJRR): The CJRR’s mission is to improve value-based treatment decisions and joint replacement care delivery through comprehensive scientific assessment of factors influencing hip and knee replacement surgery outcomes.

HOI was named a 2015 Star Performer in the American Orthopaedic Association’s Own the Bone® Program.

Patient & Staff Engagement Award in 2014 and 2015 from Skylight Healthcare Systems.

Consumer Reports,, has given HOI the highest rating for hip and knee surgery.

Nerd Wallet, ranks HOI as a best hospital for knee and hip procedures, based on outcomes, number of procedures performed, patient satisfaction and cost, among other parameters from HCAHPS.

Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Awards in 2014 and again in 2015 for achieving a top five percent in HCAHPS (patient satisfaction) rating.

Press Ganey “Pinnacle of Excellence Award” for sustaining the top five percent in patient satisfaction over three years.

Becker’s Hospital Review 2015 Top 100 Orthopedic Programs.

Irvine Public School Foundation named HOI to its “Top 100 Businesses” listing for supporting world-class education for its 32,000 students, including HOI’s funding of the school district’s Athletic Trainer Program.

ISO 9001 Certification by International Organization for Standardization (ISO).

Blue Distinction Center for High Quality Knee and Hip Replacement in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 by Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (annual recognition).

Active member of California Hospital Patient Safety Organization (CHPSO), a leader in the analysis, dissemination and archiving of patient safety information.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification from the United States Green Building Council.

HOI is the only facility in Los Angeles and Orange County to receive a 5-star-rating from Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), one of only 8 in the state of California, and one of only 251 in the entire U.S.

In 2011, HOI became the highest volume provider of joint replacements in California according to data from the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD)

HOI was named one of the top orthopedic hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2012-2013).

HOI was named as one of the top 101 orthopedic programs in the nation by Becker’s Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management Review in 2012.

HOI was ranked in the nation’s top 2% in patients’ willingness to recommend the hospital, based on Press Ganey data.

HOI was designated as a Blue Distinction Center for high-quality Knee and Hip Replacement by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of California.

HOI was one of three hospitals selected by the California Joint Replacement Registry to pilot a statewide registry database for patients undergoing joint replacement surgery tracking long-term patient outcomes.

HOI collaborated with McKesson and Aetna to create the first automated implementation of Integrated Healthcare Associations (IHA’s) bundled payment model, designed to decrease healthcare costs by improving practices and standardizing care. This model is the first of its kind in California and one of the first in the nation. The bundling system, which began in 2012 with knee replacements and now includes hip replacement surgeries, has created a new level of accountability and transparency in medical care

HOI was designated as an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement and spine surgery for 2011-2012.

HOI achieved Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Silver Certification from by the United States Green Building Council for its environmentally friendly design.