Putting Children First

NewYork-Presbyterian Is Tops in NY Metro Area for Children's Health Care<br />NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Is Only Metro-Area Hospital on U.S.News & World Report "America's Best Children's Hospitals" "Honor Roll" of Nation's Children's Hospitals

Jun 18, 2009


NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the only tri-state-area hospital listed on the 2009 U.S.News & World Report "America's Best Children's Hospitals" "Honor Roll" and one of only 10 children's hospitals in the nation to be ranked in all 10 clinical specialties. NewYork-Presbyterian provides children's health services at two major centers: NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and the Phyllis and David Komansky Center for Children's Health.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital was recognized as a leader in all clinical specialties, including Cancer, Diabetes & Endocrine Disorders, Digestive Disorders, Heart & Heart Surgery, Kidney Disorders, Neonatal Care, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Respiratory Disorders and Urology.

The third annual "America's Best Children's Hospitals" rankings reflect reputation, volume and other patient-care-related factors. The full rankings can be viewed at www.usnews.com/childrenshospitals, and will be published in the August U.S. News "Best Hospitals" issue, available on newsstands July 21.

"At NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, which includes Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and the Komansky Center for Children's Health, caring for children means much more than providing the best-available medical care in all clinical specialty areas. Through our affiliation with two of the nation's leading medical colleges — Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons — our pediatric specialists are continually introducing new advanced treatment options," says Dr. Herbert Pardes, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. "At the same time, we strive to create a safe and comforting environment that fosters health and healing for our youngest patients and their families."

"We are proud to be counted again as one of the nation's leading children's hospitals, something that is only possible through the talent and dedication of all our employees and clinical staff," adds Dr. Steven J. Corwin, executive vice president and COO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation's largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,242 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including more than 230,000 visits to its emergency departments — more than any other area hospital. NewYork-Presbyterian 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, NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/The 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. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. The Hospital has academic affiliations with two of the nation's leading medical colleges: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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