NewYork-Presbyterian is ranked in the top 10 of children’s hospitals nationwide for Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, according to U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings. This ranking encompasses the services of the Komansky Center for Children’s Health at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, affiliated with of Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University, respectively.
U.S News develops its rankings using a wide range of criteria, including outcomes data, range of available services, and commitment to best practices, as well as a reputation component pulled in part from the Doximity digital professional network. In the current 2017-2018 rankings, NYP’s Pediatric GI & GI Surgery scorecard includes high marks in many areas, including its liver transplant program, help for families, support services offered, advanced clinical services & technologies offered, and commitment to clinical research, among other metrics.
The Center for Advanced Digestive Care counts the pediatric gastroenterology and GI surgery faculty at the Komansky Center for Children’s Health as member physicians, and extends its complimentary patient services, research support, and other services to these specialists. Pediatric GI patients have the support of a CADC registered dietitian, social worker, and patient navigator. Those diagnosed with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis can also benefit from the pediatric IBD transition program, designed to help patients with these troubling chronic diseases to manage all aspects of their care as they enter adulthood.
The 2017-2018 U.S. News rankings stand as the 11th straight year that NewYork-Presbyterian is ranked in all 10 specialties studied, more than any other hospital in the New York metro area. Alongside pediatric gastroenterology, NYP also ranked highly in Cardiology & Heart Surgery as well as Diabetes & Endocrinology categories.