Unsurprisingly, the U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 list of America’s Best Hospitals is filled with mesothelioma cancer centers.

Mayo Clinic again is ranked as the best hospital in the United States. The facility is considered one of the best mesothelioma hospitals in the world for patients, particularly due to the large number of clinical trials.

This list is intended to assist patients in finding high-quality care for their health issues. Whether this is cancer or another serious illness, people should put their trust in the best medical facilities and doctors available.

These hospitals are led by highly qualified doctors, surgeons and oncologists for mesothelioma, lung cancer and ovarian cancer, all types of cancer caused by asbestos. So people with asbestos cancer, no matter what type, can feel confident visiting any of the mesothelioma hospitals included in the Best Hospitals rankings.

Since mesothelioma is one of the rarest types of cancer, finding high-quality care is even more imperative. Not many doctors are familiar with this rare disease, and even fewer have experience treating it. Many of these top hospitals and cancer centers have surgeons and oncologists capable of helping people with mesothelioma.

 

What Are the Top Hospitals in the United States?

Many of the hospitals on this year’s Best Hospitals Honor Roll list were on the 2021 rankings and 2020 rankings. Please look at the 2021 rankings here for reference and comparison. Similarly, many hospitals on the 2021 list were top mesothelioma cancer centers and are highly regarded by medical experts and patients.

The full top-20 list is below. The hospitals in bold are renowned mesothelioma cancer centers:

  1. Mayo Clinic (Rochester, Minnesota)
  2. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (Los Angeles)
  3. NYU Langone Health
  4. Cleveland Clinic
  5. Johns Hopkins Hospital (Baltimore)
  6. UCLA Medical Center
  7. New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and Cornell (New York City)
  8. Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston)
  9. Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago)
  10. Stanford Health Care
  11. Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis)
  12. University of California San Francisco Health, UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco)
  13. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center (Philadelphia)
  14. Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston)
  15. Houston Methodist Hospital
  16. Mount Sinai Health System (New York City)
  17. University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine (Ann Arbor)
  18. Mayo Clinic-Phoenix
  19. Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Nashville)
  20. Rush University Medical Center (Chicago)

 

What Are the Top Hospitals for Cancer Treatment?

U.S. News & World Report also ranks the best hospitals for cancer treatment, along with rankings for specialities. There are rankings for gastrointestinal cancer surgery and lung cancer surgery.

Similarly, many of the cancer doctors in the gastrointestinal cancer departments at these hospitals are familiar with peritoneal mesothelioma. Some even specialize in treating this cancer.

Many of the lung cancer doctors at these hospitals are familiar with pleural mesothelioma and some specialize in the disease. Their professional title is usually “thoracic oncologist.”

The best hospitals for cancer are:

  1. MD Anderson Cancer Center (Houston)
  2. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (New York City)
  3. Mayo Clinic
  4. Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  5. UCLA Medical Center
  6. Cleveland Clinic
  7. City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center (Duarte, California)
  8. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center
  9. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  10. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  11. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  12. New York Presbyterian Hospital
  13. Johns Hopkins Hospital
  14. University of Chicago Medical Center
  15. Stanford Health Care
  16. University of California San Francisco Health, UCSF Medical Center
  17. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
  18. USC Norris Cancer Hospital (Los Angeles)
  19. NYU Langone Health
  20. UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center
  21. Massachusetts General Hospital
  22. Duke University Hospital (Durham, N.C.)
  23. Mayo Clinic-Phoenix
  24. Ohio State University James Cancer Hospital
  25. H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute (Tampa, Florida)
  26. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas)
  27. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center-University of Washington Medical Center (Seattle)
  28. Mount Sinai Hospital
  29. Houston Methodist Hospital
  30. AdventHealth Orlando

For the gastrointestinal cancer and lung cancer specialties, we will limit the rankings to the top 10. You can find the full lists on the U.S. News & World Report website.

The top 10 hospitals for lung cancer surgery are:

  1. Mayo Clinic
  2. National Jewish Health, Denver-University of Colorado
  3. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  4. NYU Langone Health
  5. UCLA Medical Center
  6. Cleveland Clinic
  7. Johns Hopkins Hospital
  8. Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania, Abramson Cancer Center
  9. University of California San Francisco Health, UCSF Medical Center
  10. UC San Diego Health Moores Cancer Center

The top 10 hospitals for gastrointestinal cancer surgery are:

  1. Mayo Clinic
  2. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
  3. UCLA Medical Center
  4. Cleveland Clinic
  5. NYU Langone Health
  6. Keck Medical Center of USC
  7. Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  8. Houston Methodist Hospital
  9. Mayo Clinic-Phoenix
  10. Johns Hopkins Hospital

If you have mesothelioma and wish to visit any of these cancer hospitals, please contact our registered nurse and lead patient advocate Karen Ritter. She can direct you on how to set up an appointment with these mesothelioma centers. Email Karen at karen@mesotheliomaguide.com today to get personalized assistance for you or your loved one.

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About the Writer, Devin Golden

Devin Golden is the content writer for Mesothelioma Guide. He produces mesothelioma-related content on various mediums, including the Mesothelioma Guide website and social media channels. Devin's objective is to translate complex information regarding mesothelioma into informative, easily absorbable content to help patients and their loved ones.