Top 5: Orthopedics
1. Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
2. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn.
3. Cleveland Clinic
4. Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia
5. Rush University Medical Center, Chicago
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