New York, New York (PRWEB) July 16, 2013
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks No. 1 in the New York tri-state area, No. 1 in New York state and No. 7 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's annual "Best Hospitals" survey, released today. The hospital -- one of the largest and most comprehensive in the country, with nearly 2,600 beds -- ranks third in the nation for cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology and neurosurgery.
For the 13th consecutive year, NewYork-Presbyterian is included on U.S. News' prestigious Honor Roll, which, according to the magazine, "recognizes hospitals for their rare breadth and depth of excellence." Only 18 hospitals made this year's Honor Roll, out of nearly 5,000 nationwide.
In the 2013-14 survey, NewYork-Presbyterian is nationally ranked in 15 out of the 16 specialties assessed. In addition to ranking third in cardiology and heart surgery, nephrology, and neurology and neurosurgery, four specialties are ranked in the top 10: diabetes and endocrinology (No. 7), gastroenterology and GI surgery (No. 7), psychiatry (No. 4) and urology (No. 5). The hospital also ranked in cancer; ear, nose and throat; geriatrics; gynecology; orthopedics; pulmonology; rehabilitation; and rheumatology, and is recognized as "high performing" in ophthalmology.
"We are delighted that U.S. News has once again recognized NewYork-Presbyterian on its Honor Roll," said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. "We are especially honored that our expertise in cardiology and heart surgery, neurology and neurosurgery, psychiatry, gastroenterology and GI surgery, and cancer were highlighted. These are among the areas where we continue to work tirelessly to alleviate the devastating impact of disease on patients and families. Together with our affiliated medical schools, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia
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