Baylor Scott & White Rehab - Dallas Ranked by US News and World Report

7/27/2021 1:00:00 AM
By: BSWRehab.com

Baylor Scott & White Health Again Recognized by U.S. News & World Report as Most Awarded Not-for-profit Healthcare System in Texas

Dallas and Temple, Texas – Baylor Scott & White Health's commitment to safety and quality is affirmed today as U.S. News & World Report releases its 2021-2022 "Best Hospitals" list. Once again, Baylor Scott & White is the most awarded not-for-profit health system in Texas with a total of 27 medical centers recognized — more than ever before. Two of the System's flagship academic medical centers were ranked among the top ten in the state.

"For the last 17 months, our healthcare workers' commitment, compassion and expertise have guided our patients, members, colleagues and communities through the unknown," said Jim Hinton, CEO, Baylor Scott & White. "We are proud of this acknowledgement of their efforts and celebrate this achievement by our hospitals throughout Texas."

The annual Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, now in their 32nd year, are designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive care for challenging health conditions or common elective procedures.

Ranked Among the Nation's Top Hospitals for Specialty Care

For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. Four Baylor Scott & White hospitals were nationally ranked or recognized as "High Performing" in at least one specialty, meaning they are among the top 10% in the nation.

  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation – Dallas: #13 nationally for Rehabilitation 
  • Baylor University Medical Center: #36 nationally in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, #41 nationally in Gynecology, and #47 nationally in Orthopedics; high-performing medical specialties, recognized as being in the top 10% of the nation, include Cancer, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Pulmonology, and Urology
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano: #40 nationally for Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple: high-performing medical specialties, recognized as being in the top 10% of the nation, include Gastroenterology & GI Surgery and Orthopedics
Four Baylor Scott & White Medical Centers Ranked Among the State's Best

In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognizes hospitals that excel across multiple areas of care including specialty and common procedures and conditions. This year, U.S. News ranked Baylor Scott & White's flagship academic medical centers in Dallas and Temple among the top ten in the state:

  • Baylor University Medical Center: #5 in Texas and #2 in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple: #8 in Texas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock:  #22 in Texas (tie) and #3 in the Austin metropolitan area
  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth: #22 in Texas (tie) and #7 in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area
Twenty-Six Facilities Recognized as "High Performing" for Common Procedures & Conditions

The U.S. News Procedures & Conditions methodology is based entirely on objective measures of quality such as risk-adjusted outcome rates, volume, quality of nursing and other care-related indicators. This year, U.S. Newsadded seven new rating categories, including Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Heart Attack, Diabetes, Hip Fracture, Kidney Failure (replacing Nephrology), Pneumonia and Stroke.

"This year's expanded report from U.S. News includes new ratings for important procedures and conditions to help each patient pick the right hospital for the type of care they need," said Ben Harder, managing editor and chief of health analysis at U.S. News. "Hospitals faced incredible challenges this past year, and the best of them have provided great care throughout the pandemic and continue to offer excellent care today."

In total, 26 Baylor Scott & White hospitals received a "High Performing" rating in at least one of the seventeen common procedures and conditions evaluated — a feat achieved by fewer than a third of all hospitals in the U.S. Those hospitals include:

  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth: Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Pneumonia
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas*: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Heart Attack and Heart Failure
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Centennial: Heart Attack and Heart Failure
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – College Station: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Heart Failure and Pneumonia
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Frisco*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Fracture and Knee Replacement
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine: COPD, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Stroke
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest: Kidney Failure
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Irving: COPD, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure and Pneumonia
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Marble Falls: Hip Fracture and Pneumonia
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – McKinney: COPD, Kidney Failure and Stroke
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Pflugerville: Pneumonia
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Plano: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), COPD, Kidney Failure and Pneumonia
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Round Rock: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, Pneumonia and Stroke
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Temple: Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, Knee Replacement, Lung Cancer Surgery, Pneumonia, and Stroke
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Trophy Club*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion)
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Uptown*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Waxahachie: COPD and Kidney Failure
  • Baylor Scott & White Orthopedic and Spine Hospital – Arlington*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Fracture and Knee Replacement
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital at Fort Worth*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion) and Knee Replacement
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital – Los Colinas*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion) and Knee Replacement
  • Baylor Scott & White Surgical at Sherman*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion)
  • Baylor Scott & White Texas Spine & Joint Hospital – Tyler*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Denton*: Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery and Heart Failure
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital – Plano*: Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair, Aortic Valve Surgery, Heart Attack, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Lung Cancer Surgery and TAVR
  • Baylor University Medical Center: Aortic Valve Surgery, Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Colon Cancer Surgery, COPD, Diabetes, Heart Bypass Surgery, Heart Failure, Kidney Failure, Lung Cancer Surgery, Pneumonia and Stroke
  • North Central Surgical Center*: Back Surgery (Spinal Fusion), Hip Replacement and Knee Replacement


*Joint Ownership with Physicians / Notice Regarding Physician Ownership: These are hospitals in which physicians have an ownership or investment interest. The list of the physician owners or investors is available to you upon request. Physicians provide clinical services as members of the medical staff at one of Baylor Scott & White Health's subsidiary, community or affiliated medical centers and are neither employees nor agents of those medical centers or Baylor Scott & White Health.  

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About Baylor Scott & White Health
As the largest not-for-profit health system in the state of Texas, Baylor Scott & White promotes the health and well-being of every individual, family and community it serves. It is committed to making quality care more accessible, convenient and affordable through its integrated delivery network, which includes the Scott and White Health Plan, Baylor Scott & White Research Institute, the Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance and its leading digital health platform – MyBSWHealth. Through 51 hospitals and more than 1,100 access points, including flagship academic medical centers in Dallas, Fort Worth and Temple, the system offers the full continuum of care, from primary to award-winning specialty care. Founded as a Christian ministry of healing more than a century ago, Baylor Scott & White today serves more than three million Texans. For more information, visit BSWHealth.com.