Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian in Newport Beach and UCI Medical Center in Orange received high marks in the annual rankings issued by U.S. News & World Report.

The rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients and conditions. For the 2020-21 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 25 specialties, procedures and conditions.

Hoag was the highest-ranked hospital in Orange County, the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and ranked eighth in California.