Photo courtesy of MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center

CLINTON, MD – MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center has been named the #2 Hospital in the Washington Region and the #5 Hospital in the State of Maryland, as rated by the 2016 Best Hospitals edition of U.S. News & World Report.

MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center was also rated a high-performing hospital in the areas of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Geriatrics and Nephrology.  In addition, the hospital was rated as high-performing with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Heart Failure procedures. It was also ranked among the top forty hospitals in the nation for Neurology & Neurosurgery.

“I couldn’t be more proud of our hospital,” said MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital Center President Christine Wray.  “This recognition shows that our ongoing commitment to bringing world-class care to this community is working, and people are taking notice.  This honor reaffirms our dedication to patient care, to health and to innovation.  I would like to thank our medical staff and each and every associate for their contributions leading to this great honor.”