NEW YORK (July 15, 2010) -- NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the country's largest and most comprehensive academic medical centers, is ranked #6 in the nation and #1 among ranked hospitals in the New York area, according to U.S. News Media Group's 2010-11 Best Hospitals. This marks the 10th consecutive year that NewYork-Presbyterian has been listed on U.S. News' prestigious "Honor Roll."
Best Hospitals 2010-11 ranks 152 medical centers nationwide in 16 specialties. The Honor Roll highlights 14 of these medical centers that are ranked at or near the top in at least six specialties based on reputation, death rates, procedure volume and the balance of nurses and patients.
NewYork-Presbyterian ranked in the following specialties: Cancer; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Heart & Heart Surgery; Kidney Disorders; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Ophthalmology; Orthopedics; Pulmonology; Psychiatry; Rheumatology; and Urology. Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, lists the top six reasons he believes that NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation's top six hospitals:
Top Six Reasons We're in the Top Six
"We are very pleased to again be counted among the outstanding institutions on the U.S. News Media Group's 2010-11 Best Hospitals 'Honor Roll.' With expertise across the full spectrum of medical specialties, our health care professionals are dedicated to providing high-quality, effective and empathetic care to patients and their families," says Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. "Through our affiliation with two of the nation's leading Ivy League medical schools -- Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons -- we are continually developing cutting-edge medical technologies and potentially life-saving therapies."
Dr. Steven J. Corwin, executive vice president and COO, adds, "This distinction is a tribute to the continued excellence in the care and service we deliver to our patients every single day. We applaud and thank our amazing staff for their commitment to teamwork, and to putting patients and families first."
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