#19 Carolina Medical Center, Pineville, Charlotte, NC
A recent expansion allows this modern, streamlined facility to offer more specialists and advanced care.
#18 Sky Ridge Medical Center, Lone Tree, CO
Situated on a sparse Colorado prairie, Sky Ridge Medical Center is simply, but stylishly designed.
#17 Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Katz Women’s Hospital, Long Island, NY
This facility features a mix of design styles, but overall is clean and modern with a futuristic edge.
#16 Medical Center of the Rockies, Loveland, CO
Taking inspiration from its mountainous surroundings, Medical Center of the Rockies has outdoor seating areas with streams and faux rock gorges.
#15 Jackson Purchase Medical Center, Mayfield, KY
The waterside hospital’s design features many windows to take advantage of the pleasant views.
#14 Mercy Gilbert Medical Center, Gilbert, AZ
This mission-style facility seems like a landmark of the southwest with its striking dome and tower. The grounds feature sculptures and outdoor art.
#13 MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando, Orlando, FL
The main reception area is crowned by a massive atrium that includes live palm trees.
#12 University Hospital Ahuja Medical Center, Beachwood, OH
A modern designed facility sits in beautifully maintained grounds. The patient rooms have a sleek lounge feeling.
#11 Paoli Hospital, Paoli, PA
Light colors give a calming effect in Paoli Hospital, which will soon be opening an $11 million maternity unit.
#10 UC San Diego Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, La Jolla, CA
Sharp angles, an abundance of glass, and appealing light effects make this facility look almost like a cruise ship.
#9 SSM St. Clare Health Center, Fenton, MO
Spiraling staircases and artful water features give St. Clare Health Center a dramatic, spa-like atmosphere.
#8 Orange City Area Health System, Orange City, IA
Inspired by the unique, all-American style of renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright, this facility features an aquatic wellness center.
#7 Health Central Hospital, Ocoee, FL
With a masterful mix-up of architectural styles, Health Central Hospital is a Cubist-inspired 171-bed acute care facility.
#6 San Juan Regional Medical Center, Farmington, NM
Patient rooms at San Juan Regional feature hardwood floors, stone patios and wooden patio chairs settled next to outdoor fireplaces.
#5 Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Elmhurst, IL
With a stately, clean design, Elmhurst Memorial looks more like a resort than a hospital.
#4 Miami Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL
What better way to make child patients feel at ease than with a hospital designed with bright colors and fun shapes?
#3 LeConte Medical Center, Sevierville, TN
With a nod to its neighbor, the Smoky Mountains, LeConte Medical Center features a rustic lodge style.
#2 Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA
Central pavilions feature subdued color schemes and Renaissance-style art in this patient- and safety-centered hospital.
#1 Martha Jefferson Hospital, Charlottesville, VA
The winner of this year’s Most Beautiful Hospital title sits atop Virginia’s Pantops Mountain. Some of the special features of this facility include extensive gardens, decorative frosted glass windows and handcrafted tile designed specifically for each patient’s bathroom.