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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Again Ranked #1 Hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report

DHMC is number one in New Hampshire in US News's annual rankings

The ongoing recognition of DHMC by U.S. News ... is a direct reflection on the clinical excellence of our highly accomplished, compassionate providers and staff.

Joanne M. Conroy, MD, CEO and President

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC has once again been ranked as New Hampshire’s Best Hospital for 2019-20 by U.S. News & World Report.

DHMC was also recognized as “high performing” in 13 adult clinical specialties, procedures, and conditions: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), colon cancer surgery, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, geriatrics, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip replacement, lung cancer surgery, neurology & neurosurgery, and urology.

“The ongoing recognition of DHMC by U.S. News as New Hampshire’s top hospital is a direct reflection on the clinical excellence of our highly accomplished, compassionate providers and staff,” said Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health CEO and President Joanne M. Conroy, MD. “We are honored and delighted to once again be at the top of the rankings in New Hampshire, and I’m proud to be a part of this amazing organization.”

Dartmouth-Hitchcock is affiliated with Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, and serves as the principal clinical teaching location. Geisel is one of only 149 accredited medical schools in the United States, and is ranked as the 18th best medical school for primary care by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to its partnership with Geisel, Dartmouth-Hitchcock trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually and operates 49 accredited residency and fellowship graduate medical education training programs.

“I am very excited to see DHMC recognized for their hard work, dedication, and excellence,” said Duane Compton, PhD, Dean of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. “As our primary clinical partner, DHMC plays a critical role in training the next generation of physicians, as well as our efforts to provide world-class, innovative research, and the translation of that work into improving patient health here locally as well as globally.”

The full list of U.S. News & World Report rankings is published at http://health.usnews.com/besthospitals.

About Dartmouth-Hitchcock

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health (D-HH), New Hampshire’s only academic health system and the state’s largest private employer, serves a population of 1.9 million across northern New England. D-H provides access to more than 1,800 providers in almost every area of medicine, delivering care at its flagship hospital, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, NH. DHMC was named in 2019 as the #1 hospital in New Hampshire by U.S. News & World Report, and recognized for high performance in 13 clinical specialties and procedures. Dartmouth-Hitchcock also includes the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, one of only 51 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation; the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, the state’s only children’s hospital; affiliated member hospitals in Lebanon, Keene, and New London, NH, and Windsor, VT, and Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire; and 24 Dartmouth-Hitchcock clinics that provide ambulatory services across New Hampshire and Vermont. The D-H system trains nearly 400 residents and fellows annually, and performs world-class research, in partnership with the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and the White River Junction VA Medical Center in White River Junction, VT.


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