Your health is the most important thing for you to take care of in life. Without it, you’re nothing. So of course, finding the very best medical facilities is always a priority (that is, if you can afford it). In Michigan, we’ve got a number of hubs in the healthcare industry, particularly in Metro Detroit and the Grand Rapids area. Using data compiled by U.S. News,
which ranks hospitals all over the country, we’ve compiled a list of some of the very best hospitals in the state.
19) Providence Hospital, Southfield
This Oakland County general hospital ranked nearly at the national level in two adult specialties. The 565-bed facility also tied for 16th place for best hospitals in Michigan, according to U.S. News, which rates hospitals all over the country.
18) Oaklawn Hospital, Marshall
This smaller 78-bed general and surgical hospital in Marshal also tied in the U.S. News list for 16th best in the state.
17) McLaren Greater Lansing Hospital
This general and surgical hospital in Lansing, with 322 beds, also ties for 16th best in Michigan by U.S. News. It's also accredited by the American Osteopathic Association and serves as a teaching facility for MSU.
16) Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe
This general and surgical hospital in suburban Detroit performed nearly at the national level by the U.S. News report in two adult categories. It also performed highly in patient safety and commitment to reducing accidents.
15) Marquette General Hospital
This 268-bed hospital also tied for 16th best in the state, making it a leader Up North.
14) Henry Ford, Wyandotte
Part of the Henry Ford Hospital network, this downriver hospital was one of three to tie for 13th best in the state. It performed nearly at the national level in three adult categories.
13) Borgess Medical Center, Kalamazoo
This Kalamazoon general and surgical hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and ties for 13th best in the state.
12) Detroit Medical Center Sinai-Grace Hospital
The Sinai-Grace Hospital in Detroit performed nearly at the nationally ranked level in four adult categories, according to U.S. News, and is used as a teaching hospital.
11) St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, Pontiac
U.S. News ranked St. Joseph Mercy Oakland and two others as ninth best hospital in Michigan. St. Joseph performed at nearly the nationally ranked level in one adult specialty.
10) McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital, Petosky
This northern Michigan general and surgical hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and ties for ninth best in Michigan.
9) Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo
This Kalamazoo general and surgical hospital also tied for ninth best in the state and performed at nearly the nationally ranked level in one adult specialty.
8) Beaumont Hospital, Troy
This hospital in suburban Detroit performed at nearly the nationally ranked hospital in a wooping eight adult categories, according to the U.S. News report.
7) Harper University Hospital, Detroit
Harper University Hospital ranked nationally in one adult category and performed highly in two other categories.
6) Henry Ford, Detroit
Henry Ford Hospital's flagship campus in Detroit ranked nationally in one adult specialty and performed highly in four other categories.
5) Mercy Health St. Mary's Hospital, Grand Rapids
This Grand Rapids hospital ranked nationally in one adult category, according to U.S. News, and performed highly in four adult specialties.
4) Munson Medical Center
This hospital in Traverse City ranked nationally in one adult specialty and performed highly in four other adult categories.
3) Spectrum, Grand Rapids
This hospital ranked nationally in one adult and three pediatric categories and performed highly in eight other adult specialties.
2) Beaumont Royal Oak
Beaumont Hospital's Royal Oak campus is ranked nationally in nine adult categories, performed highly in one adult specialty, scored highly in patient safety and demonstrated commitment to reducing accidents and medical mistakes... Quite impressive.
1) University of Michigan
It should come as no surprise that the University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers in Ann Arbor top this list. It ranked nationally in 11 adult and 10 pediatric specialties and performed highly in four adult specialties.
Not too many surprises, right? But it’s comforting to know there are so many great medical facilities outside of the major metro areas, too. Do you have any experiences at these hospitals? What did you think of our list? Tell us in the comments below!