Hoag remains the only hospital in Orange County in the Top 50 and Top 100

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., February 12, 2020 — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has once again been recognized by Healthgrades as one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals™ for 2020. Hoag has received this designation for nine consecutive years – 2012-2020 – and remains the only Orange County hospital in the Top 50 and Top 100.

“As one of the top hospitals in the nation for clinical excellence, Hoag is honored to be recognized by Healthgrades,” said Robert T. Braithwaite, president and CEO of Hoag. “We are committed to our patients and providing a level of personalized care that is unsurpassed in Orange County.”

Healthgrades selected its list of top performing hospitals for exhibiting clinical excellence across a range of conditions and procedures, and consistently delivering superior outcomes. Specifically, the recipients of America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award™ have achieved the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for at least six consecutive years, placing them in the top 1 percent in the nation.

For a complete list of all recipients, please visit: www.healthgrades.com.


Hoag is an approximately $1 billion nonprofit, regional health care delivery network in Orange County, California, that treats more than 30,000 inpatients and 450,000 outpatients annually. Hoag consists of two acute-care hospitals – Hoag Hospital Newport Beach, which opened in 1952, and Hoag Hospital Irvine, which opened in 2010 – in addition to nine health centers and 14 urgent care centers. Hoag is a designated Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Hoag offers a comprehensive blend of health care services that includes five institutes providing specialized services in the following areas: cancerheart and vascularneuroscienceswomen’s health, and orthopedics through Hoag’s affiliate, Hoag Orthopedic Institutewhich consists of an orthopedic hospital and two ambulatory surgical centers. Hoag has been named one of the Best Regional Hospitals in the 2019 – 2020 U.S. News & World Report. For an unprecedented 23 years, residents of Orange County have chosen Hoag as one of the county’s best hospitals in a local newspaper survey. Visit www.hoag.org for more information.