NewYork-Presbyterian Among Nation’s Best in Every Specialty Featured in U.S. News and World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” Survey

Jun 18, 2019

New York

For the 13th year in a row, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other New York hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals.” Additionally, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is New York’s No. 1 children’s hospital, according to the New York Daily News’ analysis of the U.S. News & World Report’s rankings. The 2019-20 rankings are published online today.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks among the top in the nation for children’s care in every specialty evaluated in the U.S. News survey, which includes cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.

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. NewYork-Presbyterian is the nation’s only hospital affiliated with two world-class medical schools, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine.

“We are proud to be recognized as New York’s No. 1 children’s hospital by the New York Daily News and to be the only hospital in New York ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to delivering exceptional, compassionate care to every child and their family and to offering the most innovative, advanced treatments.”

The U.S. News “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings rely on clinical data and on an annual survey of pediatric specialists. The rankings methodology factors in patient outcomes, clinical resources and compliance with best practices.

For the rankings, visit The rankings will be published in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2020” guidebook (ISBN: 9781931469937), available in stores late August.

Media can download high-resolution images of the hospital as well as B-Roll from Dropbox. In addition, NewYork-Presbyterian’s health and wellness site, Health Matters regularly covers stories about children’s health and wellness.

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital and the NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital, which is affiliated with Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and NewYork-Presbyterian Komansky Children’s Hospital, which is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine, have built a reputation for more than a century as two of the nation’s premier centers for pediatric care. Together, they offer the best available care in every area of pediatrics — including the most complex neonatal and critical care, and all areas of pediatric surgery — in a family-friendly and technologically advanced setting. They are also major international referral centers, meeting the special needs of children from infancy through adolescence worldwide. NewYork-Presbyterian also comprises NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Westchester Division, NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital. The hospital is also closely affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area, according to U.S. News & World Report, and consistently named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation. For more information, visit

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