Staying Close to Top Medical Care

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As we get older and approach retirement, where we live and how close retirement health care becomes a larger concern. Wouldn't it give us peace of mind if we knew the best medical care is only an hour or so drive away? Thankfully, the best places to retire in the Southeast already have excellent medical care nearby. In fact, we see retirement health care as the driving force in determing where to retire. To make it easy for you, here is a list of the BEST HOSPITALS in the Southeast and the specialities they scored BEST at:

 

FLORIDA - JACKSONVILLE

 

(15 Hospitals are in Jacksonville)

 

#1 Best Hospital - Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology, Neurology & Neurosurgery

 

FLORIDA - MIAMI

 

(69 Hospitals are in Miami)

 

#1 Best Hospital - University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital Ear Nose Throat, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery   

#2 Best Hospital - Cleveland Clinic Florida Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology  

#3 Mount Sinai Medical Center Geriatrics

 

FLORIDA - TAMPA

 

(40 Hospitals are in Tampa- St. Petersburg)

 

 

#1 Best Hospital - Tampa General Hospital Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics, Urology   

#2 Best Hospital - Moffitt Cancer Center Cancer

 

GEORGIA - ATLANTA

 

(57 Hospitals are in Atlanta)

 

 

#1 Best Hospital - Emory University Hospital Cancer, Diabetes, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Urology   

#2 Best Hospital - Shepherd Center Rehabilitation

 

NORTH CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE

 

(16 Hospitals are in Charlotte)

 

 

#1 Best Hospital - Carolinas Medical Center Orthopedics

 

NORTH CAROLINA - RALEIGH-DURHAM

 

(18 Hospitals are in Raleigh-Durham)

 

 

#1 Best Hospital - Duke University Medical Center Cancer, Diabetes, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Urology

#2 Best Hospital - University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Cancer, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Gynecology

 

TENNESSEE - NASHVILLE

 

(32 Hospitals are in Nashville)

 

 

#1 Best Hospital in Nashville and Top Heart Hospital - Vanderbilt University Medical Center Cancer, Diabetes, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Heart & Heart Surgery, Pulmonology and Urology

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Noteworthy high performing hospitals in the Southeast and the specialties they are ranked highly for:

FLORIDA - GAINESVILLE

Shands at the University of Florida - Cancer, Urology
 

FLORIDA - JACKSONVILLE

Baptist Medical Center - Diabetes, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Heart & Heart Surgery, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonolgy, Urology

Memorial Hospital - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Urology

St. Vincent's Medical Center - Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics

Baptist Medical Center Beaches - Kidney Disorders Shands

Jacksonville Medical Center - Kidney Disorders

FLORIDA - MIAMI/SOUTH FLORIDA AREA

Baptist Hospital of Miami - Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

University of Miami Hospital - Cancer, Ear Norse & Throat, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology Memorial

Hospital West - Cancer, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology Doctors Hospital - Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonolgy

Mercy Hospital - Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology Jupiter Medical Center - Cancer, Ear Nose & Throat, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery

South Miami Hospital - Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology

Broward General Medical Center - Ear Nose & Throat, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders Holy Cross Hospital - Geriatrics, Gynecology, Orthopedics

Bethesda Memorial Hospital - Ear Nose & Throat 

Coral Springs Medical Center - Orthopedics

Memorial Hospital - Gynecology

Memorial Hospital Pembroke - Gastroenterology

Northwest Medical Center - Diabetes & Endocrinology

Palms West Hospital - Gynecology

FLORIDA - NAPLES

Naples Community Hospital - Geriatrics, Orthopedics

FLORIDA - ORLANDO

Florida Hospital - Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

Orlando Regional Medical Center - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

FLORIDA - PALM COAST

Halifax Health - Ear Nose & Throat, Gynecology

Florida Hospital Fish Memorial - Ear Nose & Throat, Pulmonology

FLORIDA - PENSACOLA
 

Baptist Hospital - Kidney Disorders, Urology

Sacred Heart Hospital of Pensacola - Gynecology, Kidney Disorders

West Florida Hospital - Urology

FLORIDA - TAMPA

Brandon Regional Medical Center - Gastroenterology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology, Urology

Community Hospital - Gynecology

Tampa General Hospital - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics

GEORGIA - ATLANTA

Piedmont Hospital - Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

Emory University Hospital Midtown - Cancer, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology 

Kennestone Hospital - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Heart & Heart, Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics

St. Joseph’s Hospital - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Orthopedics

Northside Hospital - Cancer, Gynecology, Orthopedics

Wellstar Cobb Hospital - Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Neurology & Neurosurgery

Emory EastSide Medical Center - Neurology & Neurosurgery, Urology

Grady Memorial Hospital - Urology Southern Regional Medical Center - Kidney Disorders

GEORGIA - AUGUSTA

MCG Heath - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear Nose & Throat, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Urology

University Hospital - Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Kidney Disorders

GEORGIA - COLUMBIA

Palmetto Health Baptist - Geriatrics, Neurology & Neurosurgery

Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg - Urology

GEORGIA - SAVANNAH

Memorial University Medical Center - Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Pulmonology, Urology

NORTH CAROLINA - ASHEVILLE

Mission Hospital - TOP HEART HOSPITAL Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

Rutherford Hospital - Gynecology

NORTH CAROLINA - CHARLOTTE

Gaston Memorial Hospital - Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Pulmonology, Urology

Carolinas Medical Center Northeast - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Urology

Carolinas Medical Center Mercy - Urology

Carolinas Medical Center Union - Pulmonology

Presbyterian Hospital - Gastroenterology

NORTH CAROLINA - ORIENTAL

Carolinas Hospital - Neurology & Neurosurgery

McLeod Health - Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics

NORTH CAROLINA - RALEIGH-DURHAM

Wake Medical Center - Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Heart & Heart, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

Durham Regional Hospital - Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics, Urology

Duke Raleigh Hospital - Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics

Rex Health Care - Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics

NORTH CAROLINA - WILMINGTON

New Hanover Regional Medical Center - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics

NORTH CAROLINA - WINSTON-SALEM

Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center - Cancer, Ear Nose & Throat, Kidney Disorders

SOUTH CAROLINA - BEAUFORT

Beaufort Memorial Hospital - Orthopedics, Urology

SOUTH CAROLINA - CHARLESTON

Bon Secours-St. Francis Hospital - Kidney Disorders Medical

University of South Carolina - Gastroenterology, Rheumatology

Roper Hospital - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics, Urology

St. Joseph's-Candler -Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Pulmonology

SOUTH CAROLINA - GREENVILLE

Bon Secours-St. Francis Health - Orthopedics

Greenville Memorial Hospital - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gynecology, Heart & Heart Surgery

Spartanburg Regional Medical Center - Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Kidney Disorders, Orthopedics, Pulmonology, Urology

SOUTH CAROLINA - MYRTLE BEACH

Grand Strand Regional Medical Center - Ear Nose & Throat

TENNESSEE - CHATTANOOGA

Erlanger Medical Center - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ears Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Kidney Disorders, Pulmonology, Urology

Memorial Health Care - TOP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Gynecology

Hamilton Medical Center - Kidney Disorders

TENNESSEE - KNOXVILLE

Fort Sanders - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear Nose & Throat, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology

Mercy Medical Center St. Mary's - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Orthopedics, Pulmonology

Methodist Medical Care of Oak Ridge - Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Kidney Disorders, Neurology & Neurology Surgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology

Park West - TOP HEART HOSPITAL Pulmonology

TENNESSEE - NASHVILLE

Saint Thomas Hospital - TOP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Ear Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Heart & Heart Surgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology

Centennial Medical Center - TOP COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

Source of data: U.S. News & World Report & Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals

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