10 Of The Best Hospitals In Texas

Debra Riley


The rankings for the best hospitals in Texas have been released by US News. The rankings are based on 16 specialties and the evaluation of 9 procedures and conditions. When searching for job opportunities this could be a great place to start when doing your research.

There is a great demand for highly trained and skilled nurses including Registered Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and CRNA’s across the state of Texas (TX).

See our main page for Nurse Salary in Texas for lots of detailed data.

1.Houston Methodist Hospital
6565 Fannin Street, D200
Houston, TX 77030-2707

Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX is nationally ranked in 8 adult specialties. Cardiology and heart surgery are nationally ranked at #14. They are rated excellent for advanced technologies including specialized imaging and transplant services.

2.UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, TX 75390-9265

UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX is nationally ranked in 7 adult specialties. Their Geriatric care is nationally ranked#18.They are rated as excellent for patient services including arthritis care and wound-management programs.


3.Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas
3500 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, TX 75246-2088

Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX is nationally ranked in 2 adult specialties. They are rated as very high for patient numbers in relation to Ear, Nose and Throat procedures.

Higher volume is often associated with better outcomes.

4.Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston

6720 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030-2697

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, TX is nationally ranked in 3 adult specialties. They have a national ranking of #22 for Cardiology and Heart Surgery, with an excellent rating for 30 day survival after being admitted comparative to other hospitals treating equally complex conditions.

5.Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston
6411 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030-1501

Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX is nationally ranked in 3 adult specialties and 2 pediatric specialties. Their Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair is rated as high performing with excellent nursing care.

More nursing care per patient is related with improved outcomes and better patient experience.

6.Medical City Dallas in Dallas
7777 Forest Lane
Dallas, TX 75230-2598

Medical City Dallas in Dallas, TX is nationally ranked in 1 adult specialty. Gynecology is nationally ranked #14 with excellent ratings for 30-day survival based on other hospitals treating similarly complex conditions.

7.Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital in Houston
1635 North Loop West
Houston, TX 77008-1532

Memorial Hermann Greater Heights Hospital in Houston, TX is not nationally ranked in any specialty.
High Performing in 6 Adult Specialties and 4 Procedures/Conditions.

The care and treatment of patients with COPD is rated as high and they have excellent rates of discharging patients to home.

8.Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital in Sugar Land
16655 SW Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77479-2329

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital in Sugar Land, TX is not nationally ranked in any specialty. However it is high performing in 6 Adult Specialties and 3 Procedures/Conditions. Their Colon cancer high rating is based in part on their excellent nursing care and high nurse/ patient ratio .

9.Seton Medical Center Austin in Austin
1201 West 38th Street
Austin, TX 78705-1006

High Performing in 1 Adult Specialty and 7 Procedures/Conditions. It is high performing in hip and knee replacement with an excellent rating for preventing prolonged hospital stays.

10.Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center in Houston
921 Gessner Road
Houston, TX 77024-2501

High Performing in 2 Adult Specialties and 5 Procedures/Conditions including lung and pulmonary surgery. It has an above average rating for patient safety and an ability to prevent accidents and medical errors.

Texas has over than 600 hospitals including 362 non-federal, acute care and short term hospitals with over 59,000 staffed beds according to ADH figures. Twenty-three meet high U.S. News standards and are ranked in the state.

Ample opportunity for nurses of all grades and levels to secure employment. Whether you are a Registered Nurse, Nurse practitioner, Medical Assistant or a Nurse Anesthetist there are jobs out there in good old Texas.

Have you seen our Texas nursing resources? Here are some other interesting articles to have a look at:

The Best Nursing Schools in Texas

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I hope you enjoy – and have a good look around the rest of the website, you’ll find lots of detailed nursing resources.

Thanks for reading and good luck in your search.