Houston, August 9, 2017 ― U.S. News & World Report has ranked Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital No. 5 in Houston and No. 12 in Texas in its latest Best Hospitals listing.

The rankings are based on scores in patient care, patient safety, outcomes, nursing, advanced technology and reputation.

Five types of care Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital provides – gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, geriatrics, neurology and neurosurgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and heart failure – received "high performing" ratings by the publication.

“Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital’s consistent top rankings by U.S. News attests to our dedication to our patients and the high quality care our doctors and employees provide,” said Keith Barber, CEO, Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital, and senior vice president, Houston Methodist.

“Our physicians and employees are committed to our unique culture of I CARE values – integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence – that they bring to our patient care each day. I’m deeply honored to work with such devoted health care professionals who keep the patient at the center of everything we do.”

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is one of the seven hospitals of the Houston Methodist system. In the latest rankings, U.S. News has named Houston Methodist Hospital, the system’s flagship hospital, No. 1 in Texas for the sixth year in a row and one of the top hospitals in the country for the past 25 years.

The rankings are available at health.usnews.com/best-hospitals. 




About Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is a 312 bed, not-for-profit, faith-based hospital, which is part of Houston Methodist. The hospital has expanded in Northwest Houston to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the growing community.

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has been named a Magnet recognized health care facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®.

Houston Methodist Willowbrook is ranked No. 5 in the Houston metropolitan area and No. 12 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” in 2017. 

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is Northwest Houston's regional leader in robotic minimally-invasive surgeries.

Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital specializes in cardiology and cardiovascular services, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and comprehensive cancer services. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center, Imaging Center, Infusion Center Sleep Center, Surgical Weight Loss Center and operates the largest Childbirth Center in the Greater Northwest Houston area.

For more information on the comprehensive services available on the Houston Methodist Willowbrook campus and to learn about upcoming events, please visit 

To find a physician, call 281.737.2500.