#1 in New York, #7 in the Nation: NewYork-Presbyterian Recognized for Excellence in U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Best Hospitals’

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U.S. News & World Report survey recognizes NewYork-Presbyterian for its #1 ranked psychiatry program and excellence in numerous specialties.

Presbyterian Hospital, one of largest and most comprehensive hospitals in the nation, is ranked No. 1 in New York and No. 7 in the United States, according to the U.S. News and World Report annual survey of “Best Hospitals,” published online today. For the 15th consecutive year, the hospital was included in the prestigious Honor Roll, which recognizes national excellence in multiple specialties.

NewYork-Presbyterian is No. 1 in the nation in psychiatry for the first time, after consistently ranking among the top five hospitals for psychiatry over the last decade. The hospital also ranks in the top five in four additional specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 3), nephrology (No. 3) and neurology/neurosurgery (No. 5) and rheumatology, a collaborative program with the Hospital for Special Surgery (No. 3).

“We are delighted that for the 15th consecutive year, we have been recognized as the leading hospital in New York and among the best in the nation,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. “This national recognition is made possible by our amazing team of doctors, nurses, managers and staff through their dedication to providing the highest quality and most compassionate care and service to our patients and families. Together with our affiliated medical schools, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, as well as our Board of Trustees, NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to delivering outstanding patient-centered care, training the nation’s finest physicians, and conducting cutting-edge clinical research. I am extremely proud of this acknowledgement by U.S. News & World Report, as it truly validates our commitment.”

A preeminent health care resource for the New York region and beyond, NewYork-Presbyterian provides general and specialty care in all areas of medicine and surgery. It is home to two renowned heart centers, the Milstein Heart Center and the Perelman Heart Institute; the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, a state-of-the-art facility designed for children, adults and families dealing with autism spectrum disorders; the National Cancer Institute-designated Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center; the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, with a strong focus on precision medicine; and the nation’s largest transplant program.

NewYork-Presbyterian’s pediatric services were recently recognized in the “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings from U.S. News. The hospital, which provides pediatric care at two major sites – NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children’s Health – was recognized for expertise in ten pediatric specialties, more than any other hospital in the New York metropolitan area.

The rankings are published at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals and a leading provider of inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine. With some 2,600 beds and more than 6,700 affiliated physicians and almost 22,000 employees, NewYork-Presbyterian had more than 2 million visits in 2014, including some 14,000 infant deliveries and more than 262,000 emergency department visits. NewYork-Presbyterian comprises six campuses: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. The hospital is also closely affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area, according to U.S. News & World Report, and consistently named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation. Affiliated with two world-renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. For more information, visit http://www.nyp.org.

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