Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is ranked as No. 5 hospital in Houston and No. 9 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report.


Houston Methodist Sugar Land was also recognized in a dozen types of care, including Gastroenterology and GI Surgery, Geriatrics, COPD, Pulmonology and Lung Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Hip Fracture, Kidney Failure, Pneumonia and Stroke.


U.S. News & World Report also named Houston Methodist Hospital the 15th best hospital in the nation, making its Honor Roll for the sixth time. Also in this year’s rankings, Houston Methodist Hospital was named the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the 11th year in a row.


“This is a tremendous achievement for our physicians and employees who dedicate themselves every day to our patients – especially as we continue to provide the highest quality care during these trying times in health care,” said Marc Boom, M.D., president and CEO of Houston Methodist. “Our mission to provide unparalleled care is for our patients, who are the reason we need to be one of the best hospital systems in the country.”


The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patient safety, outcomes, nursing, advanced technology and reputation. U.S. News has ranked Houston Methodist Hospital in at least one specialty for the past 30 years. This year, Houston Methodist Hospital is ranked in 10 specialties, the most of any hospital in the state. Six of the ranked specialties appear in the top 20, and two are ranked in the top 10 this year.


Ranked specialties include: cancer at No. 29; cardiology/heart surgery at No. 13; diabetes and endocrinology at No. 9; gastroenterology/GI surgery at No. 8; geriatrics at No. 22; gynecology at No. 25; neurology/neurosurgery at No. 15; orthopedics at No. 11;  pulmonology and lung surgery at No. 18; and urology at No. 21.