The Top Healthcare SEO Agencies in the US: 2023

This report presents our findings on the top healthcare SEO agencies of 2023. As with our previous reports on real estate SEO agencies and B2B SEO agencies, we base our analysis on the following factors:

  • Years in Business
  • Company Size
  • Location
  • Specialty
  • Notable Clients

The healthcare SEO agency landscape mostly consists of (a) smaller companies that specialize in one niche (marketing for doctors offices) and (b) larger companies that happen to work with healthcare companies. When compiling this list, we sought out agencies that demonstrated experience in several areas of healthcare and were focused enough to be true specialists in both healthcare and SEO. 

The Top Healthcare SEO Agencies

Rank Company Years in Business Company Size Headquarters Notable Clients Specialty
1 First Page Sage 14 100-250 San Francisco, CA Dignity Health, City of Hope, Institute on Aging Thought leadership-based SEO for healthcare companies
2 RNO1 14 11-50 Redwood City, CA Healto, Fluxa Market research and UX design for healthcare startups
3 k2md Health 34 11-50 Albuquerque, NM True Health, Lovelace Health System, UT Health Brand building for healthcare firms through media buying and SEO
4 REQ 15 51-100 Washington, DC Centene, Health Net, PhRMA Combined branding, advertising, and SEO
5 iHealthSpot 18 11-50 Lake Worth, FL The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics SEO-focused web design for healthcare companies
6 Officite 21 101-250 Downers Grove, IL The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Web design for B2C healthcare providers
7 Meros Media 5 11-50 Las Vegas, NV Cellaxys, Vivaxys Digital marketing for regenerative medicine clinics
8 Media Cause 22 11-50 San Francisco, CA Parkinson’s Foundation, Pathfinder International, Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Full service digital marketing for healthcare nonprofits

First Page Sage

First Page Sage is the largest SEO agency in the US with a focus on healthcare. Their approach to SEO prioritizes qualified lead generation through creating thought leadership content that both ranks highly on Google, and enhances the reputation of their clients in the healthcare industry. Their experience is largely with hospitals, specialized medical practices, urgent care centers, and healthcare consulting firms.

First Page Sage’s services are best for companies that value high long-term ROI over short-term results.Their approach involves compiling a team of specialists in different aspects of SEO—strategy, writing, design, and technical implementation—and pairing that team with a subject matter expert in each client’s field of healthcare.

  • Year Founded: 2009
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
  • Additional Services: Web Design, Conversion Rate Optimization, Paid Search

RNO1

RNO1 is a design-first agency with a focus on market research and UX. This includes utilizing VR and AR channels for SEO marketing. Their services also include complete brand & design explorations, diving into color schemes, typography, and graphic design.

RNO1 is a good fit for startups that need assistance finding their ideal market and developing a brand identity. Their healthcare clients have included health tech startups and life sciences innovation companies.

  • Year Founded: 2009
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
  • Additional Services: Brand Strategy, UI/UX Design, VR & AR Design

k2md Health

k2md Health works exclusively with healthcare companies, and combines branding, traditional advertising, and SEO. They integrate creative and analytical approaches to marketing to help their clients bring in new customers and increase overall brand awareness.

One of the oldest agencies in this report, k2md works primarily with hospitals, health systems, and universities. Their services are best for companies in similar niches that wish to refresh their brand image as well as invest in SEO.

  • Year Founded: 1988
  • Headquarters: Albuquerque, NM
  • Additional Services: Brand Development, Advertising, Media Planning & Buying

REQ

REQ is an ad agency that combines paid digital marketing and SEO. Their approach is client-focused, consulting, optimizing, and creating content on the behalf of the healthcare agencies they partner with. A core part of their services is finding unique ways for their clients to stand out from competitors through audience research and persona development. 

Because of their emphasis on paid advertising, REQ isn’t a good fit for every healthcare company. They partner best with larger clients who want to invest as much in paid advertising as organic search, promoting their offline visibility in tandem with their online presence.

  • Year Founded: 2008
  • Headquarters: Washington, DC
  • Additional Services: Digital Marketing, Branding, Advertising

iHealthSpot

iHealthSpot is a SEO-focused web design agency that works almost exclusively with healthcare companies. In addition to web design and SEO, they also offer social media management, reputation management, ADA compliance, and paid advertising services.

iHealthSpot’s services are a good fit for healthcare providers who want to work with a single agency that can act as a digital marketing generalist. Their most successful work has been for clients that want to promote themselves on social media as well as on Google.

  • Year Founded: 2005
  • Headquarters: Novi, MI
  • Additional Services: Web Design, Social Media, Reputation Management

Officite

Officite specializes in web design & development services, and is dedicated to working with B2C healthcare providers. Their clients have spanned a variety of specialties, and have included doctors’ offices offering audiology, cardiology, ENT, and general medical care.

Their best work has been with smaller offices, providing geotargeted SEO for increased local search visibility. They also offer telemedicine platform integration and reputation management for their clients.

  • Year Founded: 2002
  • Headquarters: Downers Grove, IL
  • Additional Services: Web Design, Paid Search, Paid Social Media

Meros Media

Meros Media works within a single healthcare field: regenerative medicine. Their approach targets high-value patients and goes beyond marketing, also developing sales blueprints and offering training services that help their clients optimize sales processes. Meros performs excellent work—provided you fall into their narrow niche.

  • Year Founded: 2018
  • Headquarters: Las Vegas, NV
  • Additional Services: Branding, Sales Training, Video Content Creation

Media Cause

Media Cause is focused on a small but important niche: connecting non-profit healthcare providers with patients that can benefit from their services. To achieve this goal they use a variety of digital marketing channels, including SEO, paid search, and social media. They offer a holistic approach to SEO, helping client organizations rank highly no matter what their website requires.

  • Year Founded: 2010
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
  • Additional Services: Social Media Management, Google Ad Grant Management, Paid Search
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