The Kravis Children’s Hospital Ranked Nationally in Seven Specialties by US News and World Report

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The Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai has once again been ranked among the country’s top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, in its “Best Children’s Hospitals” guidebook for 2016-2017.

The Kravis Children's Hospital at Mount Sinai has once again been ranked among the country’s top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, in its “Best Children’s Hospitals” guidebook for 2016-2017.

The Kravis Children’s Hospital ranked in seven of ten specialties, and achieved top 25 rankings in Urology and Pulmonology. The rankings, published annually, recognize the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in ten pediatric specialty areas. This was the fourth year in a row that Kravis was nationally ranked in seven specialties.

"This year’s rankings reflect the excellent and cutting-edge care provided to our pediatric patients and their families,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System. “We are grateful to each one of our employees – from the physicians and nurses to the social workers and staff – for making this recognition possible through their tireless work.”

"As we continue to recruit renowned experts to our medical teams, the excellence they bring to the Kravis Children’s Hospital is demonstrated in these rankings," said Dennis Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. "Innovative programs, such as our partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will expand access for children in the New York area to unparalleled care.”

The Kravis Children’s Hospital, which sees more than 70,000 outpatient visits and 3,000 inpatient stays each year, ranked in the following specialties:

  •     Cardiology & Heart Surgery: No. 45
  •     Diabetes & Endocrinology: No. 38
  •     Gastroenterology & GI Surgery: No. 27
  •     Nephrology: No. 29
  •     Neurology & Neurosurgery: No. 30
  •     Pulmonology: No. 21
  •     Urology: No. 21

“Our clinical teams, including doctors, nurses, and child life specialists, work to make sure that each patient and their families are as comfortable as possible as they receive treatment,” said David L. Reich, MD, President of The Mount Sinai Hospital. “We strive to provide the highest quality of care to children of all ages.”

“Our goal is simply to ensure that every single patient receives the best possible care, leading to the best possible outcomes, in a supportive environment focused on the child and his or her family,” says Lisa Satlin, MD, System Chair of Pediatrics for the Mount Sinai Health System.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai’s vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation.

The System includes approximately 7,000 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals in Geriatrics, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, and Gastroenterology, and is in the top 25 in five other specialties in the 2015-2016 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel is ranked regionally.    

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