About Brigham and Women's Hospital

Boston based Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine with a history of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow year after year. Brigham and Women’s Health Care—the parent corporation for Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, and the Brigham and Women’s Physician Organization—includes 150 outpatient practices with more than 1,200 physicians. We serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world.

BWH is an internationally-known referral center for the most complex cases in nearly all areas of medicine. In fact, U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks us among the nation’s top 10 hospitals and in the top 10 for specific specialty areas that in 2015 included cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, geriatrics, gynecology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology, and rheumatology.