The state of Ohio, US, had 290 hospitals with 49,177 available beds, in 2021.
The city of Cleveland is home to three of the ten biggest general acute care hospitals in the state while Columbus and Cincinnati each house two of the state’s top ten hospitals. The remaining three biggest hospitals are in Toledo, Dayton and Canton.
Hospital Management lists Ohio’s top ten largest hospitals based on bed size, using GlobalData’s research.
1. Cleveland Clinic Main Campus – 1,294 beds
The Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, located in Cleveland, is the biggest general hospital in Ohio, with 1,294 beds.
The multi-specialty teaching hospital is one of the 15 hospitals run by the non-profit health system, Cleveland Clinic, in north-east Ohio. The health system also operates five hospitals in Florida, with more than 1,000 beds.
The Cleveland Clinic Main Campus ranks among the US’s top ten hospitals in 11 specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery, geriatrics, rheumatology, urology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal (GI) surgery, gynaecology, cancer care, and pulmonology and lung surgery. The hospital campus is also home to the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, one of the best children’s hospitals in the US.
2. OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital – 1,059 beds
The 1,059-bed OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital, located in Columbus, is the second biggest general hospital in Ohio, by bed size.
The multi-speciality teaching hospital is also the largest medical campus of OhioHealth, a faith-based, non-profit healthcare network encompassing 12 hospitals and more than 200 ambulatory sites in central Ohio.
OhioHealth Riverside Methodist Hospital specialises in a wide range of specialities, including cancer, heart, cardiovascular, orthopaedic, and neonatal intensive care, and emergency and trauma services. It admitted more than 46,000 patients and performed more than 23,000 surgeries in 2021.
The University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, located in Cleveland, is a tertiary teaching hospital having 1,032 beds.
Affiliated to the Case Western Reserve University, it is the flagship medical campus of University Hospitals, a non-profit health system based in northeastern Ohio.
Cleveland Medical Center also houses the UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital and the Seidman Cancer Center. It is nationally ranked in five adult specialties, including cancer care, cardiology and heart surgery, ENT, geriatrics, and neurology and neurosurgery, as well as in eight paediatric specialties, including neonatology, paediatric cancer, diabetes, gastroenterology, nephrology, orthopaedics, urology, pulmonology and lung surgery.
4. Ohio State University Hospital – 900 beds
The Ohio State University Hospital, located in Columbus, is the flagship patient care facility of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
The 900-bed teaching hospital provides inpatient medical care across a range of specialities, from critical care, organ transplantation and women’s health services to minimally invasive surgery, neurosurgery and rehabilitation.
Ohio State University Hospital is designated as a Level I trauma and comprehensive burn centre and houses a Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The hospital is nationally ranked in ten adult specialties, including cancer care, ENT, neurology and neurosurgery, cardiology and heart surgery, gastroenterology and GI surgery, pulmonology and lung surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, as well as gynaecology, urology and rehabilitation.
5. Promedica Toledo Hospital – 859 beds
The Promedica Toledo Hospital is the largest general medical and surgical facility in the Toledo metropolitan area in Ohio, with 859 beds.
Designated as a Level 1 trauma centre, the multi-speciality hospital is run by Promedica, a non-profit healthcare network comprising 11 hospitals across north-west Ohio and south-east Michigan.
Promedica Toledo Hospital is rated high performing in 13 adult procedures and conditions related to cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, nephrology, orthopaedics, gastroenterology and GI surgery, stroke management and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Located in downtown Dayton, the Miami Valley Hospital is an 848-bed acute care facility run by Premier Health.
Premier Health is a private, non-profit healthcare system operating five inpatient hospital campuses in south-west Ohio.
Miami Valley Hospital is recognised as the region’s only adult Level I trauma centre, as well as a comprehensive stroke and burns centre in the region. It also houses a high-risk maternity and Level III NICU. The hospital is rated high performing in the adult specialities of orthopaedics, urology, pulmonology and lung surgery.
7. Aultman Hospital – 820 beds
The Aultman Hospital, located in Canton, is a general medical and surgical facility having 820 licensed beds.
It is the flagship campus of Aultman Health Foundation, a non-profit healthcare provider serving Stark, Carroll, Wayne, Holmes and Tuscarawas counties in Ohio.
Aultman Hospital is recognised as a Level II trauma centre and is rated high performing in 11 adult procedures and conditions related to cardiology and heart surgery, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, kidney failure, stroke management, hip and knee replacement, COPD and pneumonia.
The MetroHealth Main Campus Medical Center, located in Cleveland, has 731 beds. It is the flagship hospital campus of MetroHealth, an integrated health system that operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centres in Ohio’s Cuyahoga County.
The MetroHealth Main Campus hospital is known for emergency care and comprehensive medical and surgical specialities related to cardiovascular, cancer and senior health care, as well as stroke management and rehabilitative health care.
MetroHealth Main Campus houses a Level I adult trauma and burn centre and is nationally ranked in the speciality of rehabilitation. The hospital is also rated high performing in five adult procedures and conditions related to cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, neurology and COPD.
9. University of Cincinnati Medical Center – 726 beds
The University of Cincinnati Medical Center, located in Cincinnati, Ohio, is a non-profit teaching hospital having 726 beds. It is affiliated to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, one of the top 50 medical schools in the US.
The general medical and surgical facility provides inpatient care in a wide range of specialities, from burn, cancer and dental care to robotic surgery, organ transplant and women’s health services.
University of Cincinnati Medical Center is rated high performing in procedures and conditions related to lung cancer surgery, heart attack, stroke management and kidney and heart failure.
10. Good Samaritan Hospital-Cincinnati – 657 beds
The 657-bed Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati is the oldest and biggest private teaching and acute care facility in the Greater Cincinnati area in Ohio.
It is one of the eight hospitals and emergency centres operated by TriHealth, a non-profit, integrated healthcare system based in Cincinnati.
The Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati is rated high performing in the adult specialty of pulmonology and lung surgery. It is also rated high performing in procedures and conditions related to colon cancer surgery, heart and kidney failure, and knee replacement.