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UCSF, Stanford Make List of America's Best by US News & World Report

Two Bay Area hospitals have been named among the best in the nation and in California, according to a new ranking from U.S. News & World Report.

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco was ranked at no. 7 on the list of Best Hospitals Honor Roll in the annual America’s Best Hospitals report.

The hospital was also named the best hospital in San Francisco, and second best in California, according to the report.

UCSF was also ranked nationally in 15 adult specialties and 10 pediatric specialties.

Stanford Health Care-Stanford Hospital was ranked 14 on the list. It was nationally ranked in 12 adult specialties. It was ranked third in California and number one in the San Jose area.

The report used data from nearly 5,000 medical centers and analyzed survey responses from more than 30,000 physicians to rank the hospitals in 16 adult specialties from cancer to urology. In addition, the rankings used information on death rates for patients who represent especially challenging cases and patient safety.

The honor roll list is made up of the hospitals that were nationally ranked in the 16 specialties and named "high performing" in a series of nine of conditions and procedures.

The top hospital on the honor roll list was Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, following by Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

Here's a list of hospitals that placed high in the San Francisco Bay Area.

NBC Chicago contributed to this list.

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