Mesothelioma Treatment Centers

The following is a list of hospitals and medical centers throughout the U.S. that excel at the treatment of mesothelioma, as well as additional and similar forms of cancer. Click on the links for additional information about these medical institutions.

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center #1

MD Anderson Cancer Center Location: 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 91 Houston, TX 77030-4095 Admissions: 25,230 Inpatient Surgeries: 8,764  Outpatient Visits: 1.2 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 18,926 Patient Beds: 607 Physicians: 855 The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is located in Houston, Texas.  According to health.usnews.com, it is a one of the top cancer centers in the United States. MD Anderson offers pioneering treatments for mesothelioma. Once mesothelioma is diagnosed, doctors suggest a clinical trial which consists of a series of treatments to treat mesothelioma. MD Anderson is known for using targeted therapies. They are among the leading research sites discovering targeting therapy treatments. Anne Tsao, director of the Mesothelioma and Thoracic Chemo- Radiation Programs, is a renowned leader in the treatment of lung and esophageal cancer. Click here for more info

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center #2

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Mesothelioma CenterLocation: 1275 York Avenue New York, NY 10065-6007 Admissions: 24,487 Inpatient Surgeries: 11,318  Outpatient Visits: 1.28 Million  Emergency Room Visits: N/A Patient Beds: 470 Physicians: 603 Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center is a nationally ranked hospital, ranking #6 in the New York metro area. It is a teaching hospital. Memorial Sloan- Kettering Cancer Center designs customized and timely treatment plans for their mesothelioma patients. Valerie W. Rusch, who specializes in pleural mesothelioma surgery, is vice research chair for the cancer center. Click here for more info

Mayo Clinic #3

May Clinic Rochester Minnesota Mesothelioma TreatmentLocation: 200 S. W. First Street Rochester, MN 55905-0002 Admissions: 62,400 Inpatient Surgeries: 50,918  Outpatient Visits: 225,728  Emergency Room Visits: 79,542 Patient Beds: 1,132 Physicians: 2,058 Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota is a teaching hospital accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. It is the largest not for profit group practice. Mayo clinic has several different resources in treating mesothelioma, ranging from chemotherapy to clinical trials. In the treatment of cancer, Mayo clinic is ranked no. 4 by U.S News & World Report. Mesothelioma and lung cancer specialist at Mayo Clinic Minnesota include Mark S. Allen, Stephen D. Cassivi and Francis C. Nichols III. Click here for more info

Johns Hopkins Hospital #4

Johns Hopkins Lung Cancer Program Location: 600 North Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21287-2182 Admissions: 46,573 Inpatient Surgeries: 23,382  Outpatient Visits: 510,814  Emergency Room Visits: 84,946 Patient Beds: 912 Physicians: N/A The Johns Hopkins hospital is located in Baltimore, MD. The Johns Hopkins Lung Cancer Program is home to the world’s leading researchers. Johns Hopkins is a major center for the development and testing of new treatments. Richard James Battafarano, along with Julie Renee Brahmer and Macolm V. Brock are all some of the medical professionals who specialize in the research and treatment of mesothelioma at Johns Hopkins. Click here for more info

Dana Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center #5

 dana farber brigham womens cancer centerLocation: 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115-6110 Admissions: 46,498 Inpatient Surgeries: 18,885  Outpatient Visits: 786,122  Emergency Room Visits: 60,572 Patient Beds: 779 Physicians: 1,274 The Brigham and women’s hospital is located in Boston Massachusetts. Doctors at BWH take treating mesothelioma very seriously. Treatment is provided through the International Mesothelioma Program. The IMP has been so successful under the leadership of BWH’s Chief of thoracic Surgery, David Sugarbaker.

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Massachusetts General Hospital #6

The Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer CenterLocation: 55 Fruit Street Boston, MA 02114-2696 Admissions: 47,118 Inpatient Surgeries: 18,972  Outpatient Visits: 933,412  Emergency Room Visits: 89,475 Patient Beds: 945 Physicians: 1,851 Massachusetts General Hospital is a 945 bed medical center located in Boston, offering diagnostic and therapeutic care in nearly all specialties and subspecialties of medicine and surgery. The Center for Thoracic Cancers is a division of the Cancer Center dealing specifically with mesothelioma and other lung-related cancers. The Center for Thoracic Cancers utilizes a team approach, ensuring their patients have a personalized and coordinated treatment plan that encompasses leading experts across a variety of specialties.

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University of California-San Francisco Medical Center #7

 UCSF Medical CenterLocation: 500 Parnassus Avenue San Francisco, CA 94143-0296  Admissions: 26,935 Inpatient Surgeries: 13,158  Outpatient Visits: 1.07 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 36,051 Patient Beds: 660 Physicians: N/A The UCSF Medical Center is located in San Francisco, California. After diagnosis of mesothelioma, the UCSF Medical Center has several methods of treatment. Mesothelioma specialist, Thierry Jahan and Shayne Cardozo have joined together to create a team of specialist to research new and innovative treatments for mesothelioma. The renowned teams of specialists are known to provide some of the best medical care for mesothelioma in the country.

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University of Washington Medical Center #8

University of Washington Medical Center Location: 1959 NE Pacific St Seattle, WA 98195-6151  Admissions: 26,935 Inpatient Surgeries: 13,158  Outpatient Visits: 1.07 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 36,051 Patient Beds: 660 Physicians: N/A The University of Washington Medical Center is one of the primary cancer care facilities in the Northwest. As a member of the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and combining with two other fine medical institutions, the University of Washington Medical Center is able to offer excellent care for different forms of cancer including mesothelioma. When it comes to mesothelioma patients at the University of Washington Medical Center, they have the opportunity to take part in a number of clinical trials taking place at the facility. Click here for more info  

The Cleveland Clinic #9

Cleveland Clinic Cancer Center Location: 9500 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44195-5108  Admissions: 52,885 Inpatient Surgeries: 26,124  Outpatient Visits: 4.31 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 58,653 Patient Beds: 1,267 Physicians: 2,065 The Cleveland Clinic is located in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cleveland Clinic’s Lung Cancer Center employees many mesothelioma specialist. The clinic now offers screening for lung nodules to detect lung cancers in its early stages. The Chest Cancer Center at Cleveland Clinic includes a team of specialist from different institutes including, David Mason, a specialist in malignant mesothelioma. He has a multidisciplinary approach to treating lung cancers. Clinical trials are also used as experimental methods of treatment for mesothelioma patients, which may be the best option for some patients. Click here for more info  

Stanford Hospital and Clinics #10

 Standford Hospital and ClinicLocation: 9500 Euclid Avenue Palo Alto, CA 94304-1125  Admissions: 24,970 Inpatient Surgeries: 12,093  Outpatient Visits: 902,975  Emergency Room Visits: 51,221 Patient Beds: 477 Physicians: N/A The Stanford Hospital and Clinics are located in Palo Alto, California. Stanford researchers recognize mesothelioma is rare and hard to treat and are actively involved in developing new and innovative treatments. Like many other cancer centers, the Stanford’s hospitals and clinics offer patient treatment through clinical trials. Clinical trials are developed to test medical treatments in hopes of discovering new ways to treat mesothelioma.

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UCLA Medical Center #11

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Location: 757 Westwood Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90095-8358  Admissions: 23,388 Inpatient Surgeries: 10,726  Outpatient Visits: 778,173  Emergency Room Visits: 44,466 Patient Beds: 466 Physicians: N/A The UCLA Medical Center opened in the 1960s and is known for its world renowned program for lung cancer. It is located in the heart of Los Angeles. The doctors at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center provide mesothelioma patients with the best care. They provide a team of specialists who personalize a plan to deliver the best treatment for each individual patient. Some specialists include Robert Cameron, Mary Maish, and Jay Lee. click here for more info

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center #12

 Wake Forest Baptist Medical CenterLocation: Medical Center Boulevard Winston-Salem, NC 27157-0001  Admissions: 38,511 Inpatient Surgeries: 14,291  Outpatient Visits: 382,557  Emergency Room Visits: 101,681 Patient Beds: 853 Physicians: N/A Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is highly ranked in several specialties. The Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Wake forest prides itself in having great patient care and innovative treatments. It is ranked # 12 in cancer treatment and #2 in North Carolina.  

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania #13

 Hospital of the University of PennsylvaniaLocation: 3400 Spruce Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-4206   Admissions: 37,849 Inpatient Surgeries: 14,631  Outpatient Visits: 1.04 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 60,968 Patient Beds: 782 Physicians: 1,735   The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is located in Philadelphia, PA. It is nationally ranked in 13 adult specialties and ranked #13 in Cancer care. It is the second best hospital in Pennsylvania accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Dr. John C. Kucharczuk has spent several years studying mesothelioma. He spends his time not only being a top notch surgeon and research, but he also teaches medical students at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania is a teaching hospital targeting the treatment of mesothelioma.

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Northwestern Memorial Hospital #14

Northwestern Memorial Hospital Location: 251 East Huron Street Chicago, IL 60611-2908  Admissions: 53,626 Inpatient Surgeries: 13,756  Outpatient Visits: 604,508  Emergency Room Visits: 82,473 Patient Beds: 868 Physicians: N/A   The Northwestern Memorial Hospital is located in Chicago Illinois. Scoring high in patient safety, Northwestern prides itself in its quality cancer care. It is ranked nationally as #14 in the treatment of Cancer. Northwestern demonstrates a commitment to reducing surgical and medical mistakes. With top thoracic surgeons as teachers, medical students are learning new innovative treatments for various lung cancers such as the rare form, mesothelioma.  

City of Hope #15

City of Hope Duarte CA Location: 1500 East Duarte Road Duarte, CA 91010-3012  Admissions: 6,020 Inpatient Surgeries: 3,387  Outpatient Visits: 171,521  Emergency Room Visits: N/A Patient Beds: 185 Physicians: N/A   City of Hope is located in Duarte, California and is ranked #15 nationally in cancer care. This small facility is also nationally ranked in 2 adult specialties, those specialties being, Cancer and Gynecology. City of Hope performed nearly 3,500 inpatient and 3,500 outpatient surgeries in the last year. City of Hope medical facility offers care ranging from mesothelioma treatment to end of life services such as Hospice.  

Seidman Cancer Center at UH Case Medical #16

Seidman Cancer Center at UH Case Medical Location: 11100 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44106-1716  Admissions: 39,056 Inpatient Surgeries: 10,869  Outpatient Visits: 429,458  Emergency Room Visits: 75,233 Patient Beds: 777 Physicians: N/A   The University Hospitals Case Medical Center is a nationally ranked hospital ranked #2 in Ohio and #15 in cancer care. It is a 777- bed general medical and surgical teaching facility committed to the reduction of medical errors. Teams of surgeons and doctors use multidisciplinary approaches to treating cancer. Each treatment is designed specifically to the patient’s needs. The University Hospitals Case Medical Center has a few child centers such as the Rainbow babies and Children’s Hospital and the Seidman Cancer Center at UH Case Medical center. These facilities are also ranked.  

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital # 17

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Location: 111 South 11th Street Suite 2210 Gibbon Buildi Philadelphia, PA 19107-5084 
 Admissions: 46,321
Inpatient Surgeries: 24,023  Outpatient Visits: 427,851  Emergency Room Visits: 112,962 Patient Beds: 930 Physicians: N/A The Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in located in Philadelphia, PA and is nationally ranked in 12 different adult specialties. It is ranked #17 in cancer treatment and care. The hospital provides a wide range of innovative mesothelioma treatment options. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities and prides itself in its high patient safety ratings.  

Duke University Medical Center #18

Duke University Medical Center Location: 2301 Erwin Road Durham, NC 27705-4699   Admissions: 38,098 Inpatient Surgeries: 17,052  Outpatient Visits: 1.17 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 69,643 Patient Beds: 813 Physicians: N/A   The Duke University Medical Center is ranked #1 medical center in all of North Carolina. It is ranked in 13 adult specialties, 10 pediatric specialties and was high performing in 2 adult specialties. At the Duke University Medical Center patients are ensured top quality care. Ranked #18 in cancer, teams of specialized doctors work together to create innovative treatment options. click here for more info

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute #19

H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center Location: 12902 Magnolia Drive Tampa, FL 33612-9497   Admissions: 8,921 Inpatient Surgeries: 4,651  Outpatient Visits: 328,311  Emergency Room Visits: N/A Patient Beds: 206 Physicians: 183   The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center is located in Tampa, Florida. In 2012, it opened its Mesothelioma Research and Treatment Center. Scott Antonia, the leader of the Mesothelioma Program at Moffitt, has joined oncologist, Tawee Tanvetyanon, surgical oncologist Jacques Fontaine and radiation oncologist Craig Stevens as department heads in the facility. Moffitt offers top of the line multidisciplinary treatment for mesothelioma without patients having to travel to Boston or New York City. Moffitt puts emphasis on using clinical research to develop novel treatment options. click here for more info  

The Ohio State University Wexner Cancer Center #20

Ohio State University Wexner Cancer Hospital Location: 370 West 9th Avenue Columbus, OH 43210-1238   Admissions: 8,921 Inpatient Surgeries: 4,651  Outpatient Visits: 328,311  Emergency Room Visits: N/A Patient Beds: 206 Physicians: 183   Ohio State University Wexner Cancer Hospital located in Columbus, Ohio, is ranked as the #3 medical centers in all of Ohio. Ohio State University Wexner Cancer Center is highly ranked in several specialties. The OSU Wexner Center is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. It prides itself in having great patient care and innovative treatments. It is ranked # 20 in cancer treatment. click here for more info

Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University #21

Barnes Jewish Hospital/Washington University Location: 1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza Saint Louis, MO 63110-1003   Admissions: 55,304 Inpatient Surgeries: 18,437  Outpatient Visits: 689,089  Emergency Room Visits: 85,994 Patient Beds: 1,305 Physicians: N/A   Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University is highly ranked in several specialties. The Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington Universityis accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University prides itself in having great patient care and innovative treatments. It is ranked # 21 in cancer treatment and #1 in Missouri. In 2012, it was ranked by U.S News & World Report, as #10 for the treatment of mesothelioma.

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New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell #22

 New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell Location: 525 East 68th Street New York, NY 10065-4870   Admissions: 105,339 Inpatient Surgeries: 30,739  Outpatient Visits: 1.83 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 261,513 Patient Beds: 2,264 Physicians: N/A   New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornellis highly ranked in several specialties. The New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell prides itself in having great patient care and innovative treatments. It is ranked # 22 in cancer treatment and #1 in New York. Robert N. Taub, a leading mesothelioma doctor at the New York Presbyterian University Hospital, is one of three primary investigators for mesothelioma treatment clinic trials.

University of Colorado Hospital #23

University of Colorado Hospital Location: 12605 East 16th Avenue Aurora, CO 80045-2545  Admissions: 22,589 Inpatient Surgeries: 7,078  Outpatient Visits: 740,640  Emergency Room Visits: 65,895 Patient Beds: 467 Physicians: N/A   The University of Colorado Hospital is located in Aurora, Colorado. It is nationally ranked as #23 in Cancer treatments. It is ranked #1 in all of Colorado and #1 in the Denver metro area. The University of Colorado Hospital prides itself in being a top cancer center for the treatment of mesothelioma. Doctors like John Mitchell and Michael Weyant use innovative treatments to give mesothelioma patients the most quality care.

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers #24

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Location: 1500 East Medical Center Drive Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5000   Admissions: 44,137 Inpatient Surgeries: 17,784  Outpatient Visits: 1.72 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 81,021 Patient Beds: 919 Physicians: N/A   University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers is located in Ann Arbor Michigan. It is ranked #1 in Michigan and #24 in cancer treatment. The University of Michigan MC opened their comprehensive cancer center in 1986 and has repeatedly appeared on the U.S News & World Report’s annual “Best Hospitals” list. The hospital prides itself in their multidisciplinary approach to treating mesothelioma.

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UPMC - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center #25

UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Location: 200 Lothrop Street Pittsburgh, PA 15213-2536   Admissions: 63,930 Inpatient Surgeries: 48,129  Outpatient Visits: 1.19 Million  Emergency Room Visits: 119,381 Patient Beds: 1,763 Physicians: 975   The UPMC is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is nationally ranked in 15 adult specialties and ranked #25 in cancer treatment. The Mesothelioma Specialty Care Center was added in 2011 as part of their cancer center. Rare cancers such as mesothelioma can be diagnosed, treated and watched. Mesothelioma treatments such as various therapies are combined to ensure patients are getting the best treatment for their stage of mesothelioma. click here for more info

*Numbers denote ranking according to the latest U.S. News and World Report’s Top Ranked Hospitals for Cancer listing.