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Awards and Recognition

The success of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is evidenced by its recognition by national publications and other groups who rank the country's top doctors and healthcare facilities.

America's Best Hospitals

NewYork-Presbyterian is proud to be a top five hospital in the nation. Each year, U.S. News & World Report™ evaluates thousands of hospitals located throughout America. This study is widely considered one of the nation's most thorough and reliable measures of medical quality.

For 2019, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks No. 5 in the nation and No. 1 among all hospitals in New York state and the New York metro region. NewYork-Presbyterian also ranks in the top five nationwide in six specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 4), gynecology (No.4), nephrology (No.5), neurology/neurosurgery (No. 4), psychiatry (No. 4), and rheumatology (No. 3), a collaborative program with the Hospital for Special Surgery. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in the top 10 in 10 specialties this year, and in the top 50 in 15 of the 16 specialties evaluated.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of only 20 hospitals in the nation to be named to the 2019-2020 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction recognizing hospitals that deliver the highest quality of care across a range of specialties, procedures, and conditions.

The Honor Roll places us in the company of some of the most prestigious, world-class medical institutions, including Johns Hopkins Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, and Massachusetts General Hospital. A member of the Honor Roll of America's Best for 19 consecutive years, this distinction is the most recent indication that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital — and the care it provides — continues to be among the best in America.

New York Magazine's Best Doctors

More than 265 NewYork-Presbyterian physicians, representing 63 adult and pediatric specialties were included in New York magazine’s 2019 “Best Doctors” listing. For more than 20 years, New York magazine has published the “Best Doctors” listing, which is a select subset of the Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. “Top Doctors” series. Castle Connolly, a research and information firm, surveys medical professionals to identify exceptional providers in the area. The Top Doctors listing is a compilation of the top 10 percent of the region’s physicians – more than 74,00 clinicians.

For the full list of physicians and methodology, visit nymag.com/bestdoctors.

America's Top Doctors

More than 250,000 leading doctors were asked to name the nation's best physicians in various specialties – those "to whom you would send members of your family."

The annual survey is conducted by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. and published in America's Top Doctors. In 2017, more physicians from NewYork-Presbyterian were named to America's Top Doctors than from any other hospital in the nation.

The most important criterion for physician selection was excellence in patient care. Other criteria included education, residency, board-certification, fellowships, professional reputation, hospital affiliation, medical school faculty appointment, experience and disciplinary history.

We congratulate all the physicians included in the guide and applaud their efforts to raise the standards of medicine even higher.

To view the complete listing of America's Top Doctors, please visit the Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Web site.

Magnet RecognizedMagnet Recognition

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical CenterNewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division and the NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center Psychiatry Program have received national recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. The ANCC recognizes health care organizations whose nursing teams consistently deliver excellence in patient care with the highest levels of professionalism and innovation. This recognition is considered the gold standard and comprises a select group of 8% of hospitals in the United States.

Energy Star Awards

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NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has been recognized for its efforts to promote sustainability. In 2014, NYP was awarded two honors from The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Sustained Excellence Award for its long-term commitment to energy efficiency and the 2014 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Climate Communications Awards for its outstanding efforts to raise awareness about climate change through its sustainability initiative, NYPgreen.