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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 Hospital is ranked No. 7 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in the country, is ranked in the top five nationwide in six specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 4), neurology/neurosurgery (No. 3), psychiatry (No. 4), diabetes/endocrinology (No. 4), rheumatology (No. 3), and urology (No. 5). NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in the top 50 in 14 of 15 specialties this year.

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. NewYork-Presbeterian employs the most Top Doctors of any health care system in New York.

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 Recognition

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Behavioral Health Center 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

energy_star_award.pngNewYork-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.