St. Mary’s Medical Center Earns High Performance Recognition for Stroke in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Hospitals

Oct 13, 2021

West Palm Beach, FL – St. Mary’s Medical Center achieves high performance marks in the category of stroke for the state of Florida in the annual U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-2022 Best Hospitals rankings for adult clinical specialties.

“When a stroke happens, the people of South Florida rely on our Comprehensive Stroke Center to save lives, and to provide the highest quality of neurological care in the community,” said Cynthia McCauley, chief executive officer of St. Mary’s Medical Center & Palm Beach Children’s Hospital. “We are immensely proud of this recognition, as it is a testament to the skill and commitment of the St. Mary’s Medical Center neurosciences team.”

Hospitals are ranked nationally in specialties from cancer to urology and rated in common procedures and conditions, such as heart bypass surgery, hip and knee replacement and COPD. Hospitals are also ranked regionally within states and major metro areas.

St. Mary’s Medical Center is an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center accredited by the Joint Commission. The neurosciences program provides quality care in stroke prevention, stroke management, and stroke rehabilitation. Our center is equipped with some of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic advances to quickly and accurately diagnose and treat stroke patients. Patients benefit from a range of comprehensive medical, surgical and minimally invasive treatment options, as well as access to clinical trials and research.

In addition, we have a team of pulmonologists along with our pulmonary rehab program which is accredited by the American Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation to help you with any breathing problems you or a loved one may have.

The U.S. News Best Hospitals analysis reviews hospitals' performance in adult and pediatric clinical specialties, procedures and conditions. For more information on St. Mary’s Medical Center, visit

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