According to the list of the best hospitals in Mexico recently released by Statista and Newsweek, 10 medical units of the Instituto México del Seguro Social are considered among the best in the country out of a total of 55.

Where are they located?

The 18 medical units of the Instituto México del Seguro Social recognized in this list are located in Mexico City. Also in entities such as Chihuahua, Coahuila, State of Mexico, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Nuevo León, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, Sonora and Zacatecas.

The 10 BEST rated IMSS hospitals

The Siglo XXI National Medical Center, the IMSS hospital with the best position on the list. It has eight basic research units and ten specialties to attend highly complex pathologies.

It is a national leader in scientific productivity and its ten specialties are recognized and incorporated in the Quality Postgraduate Plan of the National Council of Science and Technology (Conacyt).

The first kidney transplant in Mexico was performed in this hospital in 1963, a fact that places it as a pioneer in this area.



  1. XXI Century National Medical Center (CDMX)
  2. La Raza National Medical Center (CDMX)
  3. Vicente Guerrero Regional General Hospital (Guerrero)
  4. Regional General Hospital 17 (Quintana Roo)
  5. Regional General Hospital 46 (Jalisco)
  6. General Hospital of Zone 1 Pachuca (Hidalgo)
  7. Hospital General Regional 1 Dr. Carlos MacGregor Sánchez Navarro (CDMX)
  8. General Hospital of Zone 14 (Sonora)
  9. General Hospital of Zone 35 (Chihuahua)
  10. Regional General Hospital 220 (State of Mexico)

Why do they stand out?

The La Raza National Medical Center stands out for being a pioneer in pancreas, heart and kidney transplants in the country. As well as performing the first adrenal gland autotransplantation in Latin America for the treatment of Parkinson’s. In addition, it is considered the most important bone marrow transplant center for the treatment of hematological diseases.

Secondly, The Vicente Guerrero Regional General Hospital in 1996 received recognition as a Hospital Friend of the child and the Mother, in March 2004. For the United Nations Children’s Fund; In 2001, the hospital achieved its Certification and in 2004 the re-Certification. From 1999 to 2005 the hospital participated in the IMSS Quality Award Contest.

What makes them better is called consistency.

These organizations did not make the Best Hospitals Honor Roll by accident. The overwhelming majority have been on the list before, sometimes for decades.

That speaks of a systematic and determined commitment to excellence. It means your people are dedicated to reviewing and measuring everything they do on a routine basis and employing process improvements, methodologies, and new technologies to make it even better.

Do you know any other that stands out for its attention and equipment?

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