Home > About > Best Regional Hospital About Best Regional Hospital Memorial Medical Center was selected as a best regional hospital in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report hospital rankings. It’s a prestigious honor that places us among Illinois’ top-performing hospitals and in the top 15 percent of hospitals nationwide. We are proud of our colleagues’ commitment, expertise and willingness to serve, and energized for further improvement by this recognition Charles Callahan, President, Memorial Health System Hospital Group President and CEO, Memorial Medical Center We’re proud that our continuous efforts to provide the highest-quality healthcare have gained us this recognition—but even more proud of the impact those efforts have had on the lives of each of our patients and the health of the communities we serve. Seven areas at MMC received special recognition for high quality from U.S. News and World Report: Orthopedics Our groundbreaking JointWorks program, staffed by experienced teams of orthopedic surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, therapists and social workers, received high honors for hip and knee replacement. Pulmonology & Lung SurgeryOur pulmonology team goes above and beyond for patients with COPD and those who need surgery for lung cancer. Learn more about how this team can help you breathe more easily. Cardiology & Heart Surgery U.S. News and World Report recognized our excellence in care of heart failure patients and abdominal aortic aneurysm repair. We’re local leaders in heart and vascular care, partnering with the region’s best cardiac surgeons to provide compassionate, personalized care when you need it most. Colon Cancer SurgeryFor many patients, surgery is the first step in cancer treatment. Our GI surgical teams are highly skilled in colon cancer surgery, helping patients get on the road to recovery. Learn more out about our regional cancer center and our surgical services. We're proud to offer high-quality care that's focused on you, our patients, and on our mission to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.