2017 Outcomes Report for Obstetrics & Neonatal Care


Leaders in High-Risk Obstetrics, Fetal Care & Newborn Management

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and technologically advanced academic medical centers, with leading specialists in both adult and pediatric care.

One of a handful of regional referral centers for pregnancies that may be at risk for a premature or complicated delivery requiring rigorous prenatal management, we are widely recognized for our optimum patient outcomes. Our physicians and surgeons from all specialties have a long history of collaborating on a high volume of complex cases.

Over half of our more than 7,000 deliveries each year are designated as high-risk or increased risk

NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center includes Sloane Hospital for Women, The Allen Hospital and Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital. According to the 2017-18 U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital ranks in more pediatric specialties than any other hospital in the metropolitan New York City area, with distinct leadership in neonatology and congenital and pediatric cardiac surgery. The state of New York has designated NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital as a Regional Perinatal Center, the highest hospital classification for obstetrics and neonatal care, affirming that we have the expertise, subspecialties, and services to care for the most challenging and highest risk medically complex mothers and babies. We work closely with referring physicians to manage a wide variety of problems that can arise during pregnancy.

Our affiliation with Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, one of the nation’s preeminent medical schools, allows us to attract top physicians and researchers, keeping us at the leading edge of new developments in high-risk pregnancy management and treatments. We have built a reputation as a leading center for pediatric care, medical education, and scientific research.