Cleveland Clinic tops region in US News hospital ranking

Wael Barsoum (Melanie Bell/The Palm Beach Post)

Wael Barsoum (Melanie Bell/The Palm Beach Post)

Cleveland Clinic Florida officials this week celebrated a top regional score in U.S. News and World Report hospital rankings, finishing first in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties.

“We are thrilled beyond measure to be recognized by our peers for our focus on quality and patient safety,” said Wael Barsoum, MD, President of Cleveland Clinic Florida. “These accolades belong to our team of caregivers who are truly committed to providing exceptional service and putting patients first.”

Barsoum recently talked to The Palm Beach Post about his organization’s expansion in Palm Beach County.

Cleveland Clinic Florida, with locations in Weston, West Palm Beach, Atlantis, Palm Beach Gardens and Parkland, ranked fifth among 263 hospitals in Florida. That was  four spots higher than the previous year. Boca Raton Regional Hospital ranked 18th in the state.