Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the leading hospitals in the Houston area and in the state.

In the magazine’s prestigious “Best Hospital” annual rankings this year, Houston Methodist Sugar Land is ranked No. 5 in the Houston area and No. 8 in Texas. The hospital is ranked in nine specialties, procedures and conditions, including: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, gastroenterology/GI surgery, geriatrics, heart failure, nephrology, neurology/neurosurgery, orthopedics, and pulmonology. “This recognition is a testament to the incredible progress we’ve made in bringing superior medical care to the community,” said Chris Siebenaler, regional senior vice president and CEO of Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital. “The teamwork between our physicians and our staff — with a focus on continuously improving quality and safety — is making a significant difference in the lives of patients throughout Fort Bend County and surrounding areas. We are all very proud to be recognized by U.S. News & World Report.”

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

Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center is also named the No. 1 hospital in Texas for the seventh consecutive year and as one of the top hospitals in the country for the past 26 years. To view the full list of hospital rankings, visit usnews.com/best-hospitals.

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