New York City Is Home to One of the Nation's Top Ten Hospitals

NewYork-Presbyterian Ranks 7th Nationally in <em>U.S.News & World Report</em> "America's Best Hospitals" Survey<br /><br />Only NY Metro-Area Hospital on Honor Roll for 5th Year Running

Jul 7, 2005


New York City is home to one of the nation's top 10 hospitals – NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks seventh in the country, according to the 2005 U.S.News & World Report "America's Best Hospitals" survey. NewYork-Presbyterian is the only New York metropolitan-area hospital included in the publication's 2005 Honor Roll, an achievement that the hospital has marked for five consecutive years. The Honor Roll lists the top 16 hospitals nationally based on reputation, mortality rates, and other care-related factors.

According to the survey, NewYork-Presbyterian is also the only New York metropolitan-area hospital that ranks in all 17 medical specialties listed. These include Cancer; Digestive Diseases; Ear, Nose and Throat; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Heart and Heart Surgery; Hormonal Disorders; Kidney Disease; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Ophthalmology; Orthopedics; Pediatrics; Psychiatry; Rehabilitation Medicine; Respiratory Disorders; Rheumatology; and Urology.

"This honor reflects the outstanding work of all our staff and employees and their dedication to provide the highest quality service to all of our patients, and the ongoing medical breakthroughs that are made possible through our affiliation with two top-tier medical colleges – Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons," says Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian.

NewYork-Presbyterian is listed among the top 10 in nine categories, including Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Heart and Heart Surgery, Hormone Disorders, Kidney Disease, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Urology.

U.S.News has issued the annual rankings of medical centers for the last 16 years. The full rankings can be viewed at

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – based in New York City – is the largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital in the country, with 2,455 beds. It provides state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory, and preventive care in all areas of medicine at five major centers: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Allen Pavilion, and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division. One of the largest and most comprehensive health-care institutions in the world, the Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education, and community service. It consistently ranks as one of the top hospitals in the country in U.S.News & World Report's guide to "America's Best Hospitals," in New York magazine's "Best Doctors" issue, in Solucient's top 15 major teaching hospitals, and in many other leading surveys. The Hospital has academic affiliations with two of the country's leading medical colleges: Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College of Cornell University and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

The NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System – which includes acute-care and community hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory sites, and specialty institutes is committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective, and conveniently accessible care to communities throughout the tri-state metropolitan region. The System serves one in four patients in the New York metropolitan area.