Cleveland Clinic

U.S. News & World Report names Cleveland Clinic #2 Best Hospitals Honor Roll in its annual “America’s Best Hospitals” survey. The Cleveland Clinic heart and surgery program, has been ranked No. 1 in the nation since 1995.

Selected medical breakthroughs from Cleveland Clinic include:

  • Discovery of an intestinal bacteria product (TMAO) that can predict heart disease risk (2013)
  • First near-total face transplant (2008)
  • First successful larynx transplant (1998)
  • First minimally invasive aortic heart valve surgery (1996)
  • Development and refinement or coronary bypass surgery (1967)
  • First coronary angiography (1958)
  • Isolation of serotonin, a key factor in hypertension (1940s)

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