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U.S. News & World Report

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Among Best Hospitals

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2021-22 by U.S. News & World Report, including second in Houston and third in Texas. These rankings are based on critical health elements, such as patient survival and safety, hospital reputation, and care-related factors.

#2 Hospital in Houston

#3 Hospital in Texas

Recognized Among the Best Hospitals in the Region


Nationally Ranked in 5 Adult Specialties


High Performing in 2 Adult Specialties

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center nearly ranked among the top 50 hospitals in the nation in the following adult specialties.



Why Choose Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center?

History of Excellence

Baylor St. Luke’s is home to some of the most important medical achievements in history. In addition to reaching remarkable milestones, our hospital has received numerous distinctions reflective of our team’s dedication to your health.

Healthcare With a Calling

Adhering to Christian ideals, we are called to serve our community and provide comprehensive care for the whole person — mind, body, and spirit. As we serve our patients with compassionate care, we engage in initiatives that exemplify our beliefs.

Health Care With a Calling

Adhering to Christian ideals, we are called to serve our community and provide comprehensive care for the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. As we serve our patients with compassionate care, we engage in initiatives that exemplify our beliefs.

World-Renowned Research

Our affiliations with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Heart® Institute have established us as a leader in advancing the standards of health care through research and the creation of advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world.


About Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet Recognition Program hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area.

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