Best Hospitals List Includes Washington Area Centers

Inova Fairfax, several other hospitals in Northern Virginia and Georgetown recognized by U.S. News and World Report.

Inova Fairfax Tops List of Best Hospitals in Washington Area. Patch file.
Inova Fairfax Tops List of Best Hospitals in Washington Area. Patch file.
new list of the Best Hospitals in Washington, D.C., from U.S. News and World Report again puts Inova Fairfax in the top spot, and highlights several other hospitals in Northern Virginia.

The Inova Fairvax was second in the Best Hospitals in Virginia, behind Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Also ranking: 

  • Mary Washington Hospital was fifth in the D.C. region and sixth in Virginia.
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital ranked sixth in D.C. and eighth in Virginia.
  • Virginia Hospital Center, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital and MedStar Washington Hospital Center rounded out the top 10 in the D.C. region.

U.S. News examined nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide, ranking them in 16 specialties, according to The Roanoke Times. Factors considered included patient safety, outcomes and hospital reputation as measured by a national survey of medical specialists.

On it's website, Inova Fairfax notes this is the third year in a row that it has been at the top of the Washington area list. The hospital also ranked nationally in gynecology and neonatology.


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