Mass. Eye and Ear Ranked a Top Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

July 16, 2013

Contact: Mary Leach

BOSTON (July 16, 2013) – Massachusetts Eye and Ear ranks as one of the top hospitals in the nation for both of its specialties in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report magazine’s America’s Best Hospitals” survey. Mass. Eye and Ear ranked number four in Ophthalmology (Eyes) and number seven in ENT (Ear, Nose and Throat).

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the hospital in the top 10 in one or both of its specialties since the magazine began publishing its annual survey of hospitals in 1990. This year’s top hospitals were chosen from hospitals across the country.

“Mass. Eye and Ear physicians, nurses, clinicians and staff offer world-leading, high-quality, compassionate, specialized care to patients every day – and our clinician-scientists and researchers are making tremendous advances toward finding cures,” said John Fernandez, Mass. Eye and Ear President & CEO. “These rankings are gratifying because they help spread the word about the high of quality of care that we provide.”

About Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Mass. Eye and Ear clinicians and scientists are driven by a mission to find cures for blindness, deafness and diseases of the head and neck. After uniting with Schepens Eye Research Institute, Mass. Eye and Ear in Boston became the world's largest vision and hearing research center, offering hope and healing to patients everywhere through discovery and innovation. Mass. Eye and Ear is a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital and trains future medical leaders in ophthalmology and otolaryngology, through residency as well as clinical and research fellowships. Internationally acclaimed since its founding in 1824, Mass. Eye and Ear employs full-time, board-certified physicians who offer high-quality and affordable specialty care that ranges from the routine to the very complex.