Centers of Medical Excellence

If you need specialty medical care, you want to know you’re getting the best treatment possible.
The Centers of Medical Excellence recognize doctors and facilities that have consistently proven their expertise at delivering quality care. Many recipients of these awards are in our network. You’ll know who they are by the logo next to their name.
Choosing a Center of Medical Excellence could mean faster recovery times, fewer complications, and long-term satisfaction with your health care.

Blue Distinction Centers

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association presents this award based on reviews from leading medical experts and nationally-recognized societies.


Select a link to learn about a Blue Distinction Center:


Blue Distintion Center Bariatric Surgery Blue Distintion Center Cancer Care Blue Distintion Center Cardiac Blue Distintion Center Cellular Immunotherapy
Blue Distintion Center Fertility Blue Distintion Center Gene Therapy Blue Distintion Center Knee and Hip Replacement Blue Distintion Center Maternity
Blue Distintion Center Spine Blue Distintion Center Substance Use Treatment and Recovery Blue Distintion Center Transplants


Learn More About Blue Distinction Specialty Care.

Note: Designation as a Blue Distinction Center or Anthem Centers of Medical Excellence means that overall experience and aggregate data met objective criteria in line with recommendations by expert clinicians and leading professional organizations. Individual outcomes may vary. To find out which services are covered under your policy at a particular facility, please call the customer service number on your member ID card. You should also call your provider before making an appointment to verify that they’re in-network. Neither Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor Anthem is responsible for any damages, losses, or non-covered charges that may result from using this website or receiving care from a provider listed in this website.

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Licensees have made reasonable efforts to validate that the information displayed is up to date and accurate. Please call the provider prior to scheduling an appointment to verify that the provider continues to be part of the network. Neither the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association nor any of its Licensees shall be liable for any losses, damages, or uncovered charges as a result of using this provider locator website or receiving care from a provider listed in this website.