NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Ranks #4 in the Nation and #1 in New York

U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings recognize the academic medical center for its excellence in numerous specialties.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked No. 4 in the nation and No. 1 in New York, according to U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings, published online today. This is the 20th consecutive year NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in New York.

The Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in the nation, was ranked in the top five nationwide in eight specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 4), gynecology (No. 4), nephrology (No. 2), neurology/neurosurgery (No. 3), psychiatry (No. 4), urology (No. 5), diabetes/endocrinology (No. 5), and rheumatology (No. 4), a collaborative program with the Hospital for Special Surgery. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in the top 10 in 11 specialties this year, and in the top 20 in 15 of the 16 specialties evaluated.

“We are honored to be recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation and No. 1 in New York in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “This recognition is a testament to the heroic work of our doctors, nurses, and entire medical team and the outstanding care they provide to our patients and their families every day. Together with our affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine, NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to mentoring the next generation of exceptional physicians, advancing research that saves lives, and delivering the highest quality, most compassionate care to our patients and the communities we serve.”

A leader in medical education, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the only academic medical center in the country affiliated with two world-class medical schools.

“Weill Cornell Medicine applauds NewYork-Presbyterian for this well-deserved achievement,” said Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine. “Our enduring partnership has enabled us to maintain the highest standards of patient care, scientific discovery, and medical education. This national recognition highlights our academic medical center’s reputation as a leader in healthcare, and together we will continue to offer the best, most compassionate care in New York City and beyond.”

“Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Columbia University Irving Medical Center are proud of the care that our 2,000 physicians and surgeons provide as part of our highly successful partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian,” said Dr. Anil Rustgi, interim executive vice president and dean of the Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. “Our long-standing and durable collaboration brings together world-class medical researchers, clinicians, trainees, and staff to drive innovation that leads to the best possible outcomes for our patients. Together, we very much care about our surrounding communities that we serve as well.”

For the 2020-21 Best Hospitals rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,500 medical centers nationwide in 16 specialties, 10 procedures and conditions. The specialty rankings assess hospital performance in high-complexity areas of inpatient care, from cancer to urology.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital also ranks among the best in the nation for children’s care in the U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. NewYork-Presbyterian provides pediatric care in every area of medicine at two major sites: NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital.

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