Best Hospitals in the Bay Area

These Hospitals or Medical Centers were voted the Bay Area’s 2023 Best of the Best by Bay Area Parent readers. Read the full list of winners here.

Silicon Valley

Gold: Stanford Medical Center. Consistently ranked one of the best hospitals in the United States, this teaching institution is known for its cancer treatment, cardiovascular medicine and surgery, neurosciences and clinical specialties. Stanford.

Silver: Kaiser Permanente. Multiple locations.

Bronze: Good Samaritan Hospital. San Jose.


Gold: Palo Alto Medical Foundation – San Carlos Center. The center offers high-quality, patient-focused services, including primary care, an urgent care center and diagnostic radiology and laboratory departments. San Carlos.

Silver: Kaiser Permanente. Multiple locations.

Bronze. Mills-Peninsula Medical Center. Burlingame.


San Francisco/Marin

Gold: MarinHealth Medical Center. As Marin’s only full-service, acute care hospital, it provides comprehensive medical care across all major service lines. Greenbrae.

Silver: UCSF Medical Center. Multiple locations in San Francisco.

Bronze: California Pacific Medical Center. San Francisco.


East Bay

Gold: Kaiser Permanente. A large network of medical centers that strives to provide quality care and cover a myriad of specialties means it’s easy to get care close to where you live. Multiple locations.

Silver: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland. Oakland.

Bronze: John Muir Health Medical Centers. Multiple locations.



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