Torrance Memorial Awarded as One of Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2021

Published on March 25, 2021

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Torrance Memorial Awarded as One of Newsweek's World's Best Hospitals 2021

Torrance Memorial Listed as 40th in the Nation and 10th in California

TORRANCE, Calif., March 10, 2021 – Torrance Memorial Medical Center has been recognized by Newsweek as part of its list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. This year, Torrance Memorial moved up eight points to rank as the 40th best hospital in the nation, 10th best in California and for the first time places Torrance Memorial in the top elite 200 hospitals in the world.

This prestigious award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list was announced on March 10, 2021 and can currently be viewed on the Newsweek website. Best Hospitals 2021 - United States (

Newsweek partnered with Statista Inc., to develop a complex methodology to ensure the quality and validity of the ranking. Three data sources were used for the evaluation: hospital recommendations from peers, patient experience, and various medical KPIs.

Out of the thousands of qualified organizations in the world, Torrance Memorial earned this distinction in the United States and the state of California. Torrance Memorial is pleased to be recognized as one of Newsweek’s 2021 list of the top 200 World’s Best Hospitals.

“This is a tremendous honor and testament that our entire organization is committed to providing our community the highest quality care available without having to leave the South Bay,” Craig Leach, president and CEO of Torrance Memorial Medical Center said.