MedStar Southern Maryland Named in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals, 2017

August 16, 2017

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center has been recognized in the most recent Best Hospitals issue of U.S. News & World Report. The hospital was ranked as high performing in the areas of urology, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) procedures, and heart failure procedures. 

“We’re so proud of our mention in the 2017 Best Hospitals Edition of U.S. News & World Report,” said MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center President Christine Wray.  “We appreciate the special recognition of urology, COPD procedures, and heart failure procedures, as we have worked hard to develop these programs in Southern Maryland.”

Several MedStar hospitals earned recognition on the 2017 list. 

In the Washington, D.C. region, three facilities were recognized:

  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

In Maryland, five facilities were recognized: 

  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
  • MedStar Harbor Hospital
  • MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital
  • MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

Throughout the years, MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center has been recognized nationally and regionally for its clinical and operational excellence many times. Read more about some of the hospital's most recent awards.



Cheryl Richardson
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About MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center:

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center, a 182-bed full-service hospital serving the Washington, D.C., metro and Southern Maryland areas, was founded in 1977 and joined MedStar Health in December 2012.  Throughout the hospital’s history, it has remained a community leader, a strong supporter of health care education and a dedicated advocate for quality health care services.