Tampa General Hospital Named Top Hospital in Tampa Bay, Recognized as One of Newsweek’s World's Best Hospitals for 6th Consecutive Year

Published: Mar 1, 2024

The academic health system is among the top 100 hospitals in the United States and is globally recognized by Newsweek for excellence in patient care.



Tampa, FL (March 1, 2024) – Tampa General Hospital (TGH) has once again been named the top hospital in Tampa Bay and the number three hospital in Florida, as well as one of the top 100 hospitals in the United States according to Newsweek’sWorld’s Best Hospitals 2024” rankings. This latest ranking marks the sixth consecutive year the academic health system has earned recognition on the media outlet’s list of World’s Best Hospitals.


“Over the last seven years, Tampa General has been on a remarkable growth trajectory and transformation journey, working as a team to define the future of health care,” said John Couris, president and CEO of Tampa General Hospital. “This sixth consecutive recognition by Newsweek as one of the world’s best hospitals is a true testament to the tireless efforts we’ve undertaken and investments we’ve made to deliver the most innovative, compassionate and high-quality care possible across our state.”


As of 2024, Newsweek’s “World's Best Hospitals” list recognizes medical institutions across 30 countries, including the United States, Germany, Japan, South Korea, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Brazil, Canada, India, Australia, Mexico, The Netherlands, Austria, Thailand, Switzerland, Sweden, Belgium, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Israel, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Chile and Malaysia.


Hospitals recognized in this year’s rankings were selected based on four data sources, certified by a global board of medical experts:

  • Medical Expert Opinions: More than 85,000 doctors, hospital managers and health care professionals provided recommendations through an international online survey.
  • Patient Experience: Patient satisfaction and the quality of care the patient received were measured through a survey.
  • Hospital Quality Metrics: Newsweek reviewed data on the quality of care, hygiene measures and staffing (patients per doctor, waiting times, etc.).
  • PROMs Implementation: Newsweek standardized and validated questionnaires from hospitals regarding their Patient Reported Outcome Measures.

This year’s ranking of U.S. hospitals by Newsweek listed 420 participating hospitals, ranking Tampa General at No. 77, a jump from last year’s ranking at No. 84.

Tampa General’s inclusion among the top-ranked hospitals in the world and nationally follows several recent accolades for the academic system, including:

  • Newsweek’s Greatest Workplaces for Women 2024
  • Newsweek’s Greatest Workplaces for Diversity 2024
  • Forbes’ America’s Best Large Employers 2024
  • Newsweek’s Best Cancer Hospitals 2023
  • U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 High-Performing Hospitals for Maternity Care
  • Newsweek’s Best Smart Hospitals 2024
  • U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2024-23

The full list of ranked hospitals, including Tampa General, can be found here.