NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Named New York’s #1 Best Hospital in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals

U.S. News & World Report Recognizes NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for its Excellence in Numerous Specialties

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NEW YORK (July 27, 2021) – NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is ranked No. 1 in New York and No. 7 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. This is the 21st consecutive year NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the top-ranked hospital in New York.

The Hospital, one of the largest and most comprehensive healthcare delivery systems in the country, was ranked in the top five nationwide in five specialties: cardiology and heart surgery (No. 4), neurology/neurosurgery (No. 2), psychiatry (No. 4), diabetes/endocrinology (No. 5), and rheumatology (No. 4), a collaborative program with the Hospital for Special Surgery. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital ranks in the top 50 in 14 of 15 specialties this year.

“We are honored to be recognized as the best hospital in New York for more than 20 years, and as one of the best hospitals in the nation,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, president and CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian. “We are deeply grateful to our amazing team of health care heroes, whose extraordinary dedication to our patients and their families makes this achievement possible. Together with our affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine, we will continue to pioneer research that saves lives, educate the next generation of leading physicians, and offer the highest quality, most compassionate care to the communities we serve.”

A leader in medical education, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the only academic medical center in the country affiliated with two world-class medical schools.

“Weill Cornell Medicine congratulates our esteemed partner, NewYork-Presbyterian, for this well-deserved honor,” said Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi, the Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine. “By working together, our academic medical center is unparalleled in its ability to provide the best, most compassionate patient care, drive cutting-edge research advances, and train the next generation of outstanding physicians and scientists. This national recognition is a testament of our enduring partnership and our steadfast commitment to the communities we serve.”

“Columbia University Irving Medical Center and its Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, School of Nursing, College of Dental Medicine and Mailman School of Public Health have nearly 20,000 faculty, staff and trainees, who are among the nation's most exceptional researchers, clinicians and educators,” said Dr. Anil K. Rustgi, interim executive vice president and dean of the Faculties of the Health Sciences and Medicine at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. "Together with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, they work to bring forward the best possible innovative and comprehensive care for our patients and to serve our communities, with emphasis on health care equity.”

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of only 20 U.S. hospitals to be named to the 2021-22 Best Hospitals Honor Roll, a distinction recognizing hospitals that deliver the highest quality of care across a range of specialties, procedures and conditions.

For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. The specialty rankings assess hospital performance in high-complexity areas of inpatient care, from cancer to urology.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital also ranks among the best in the nation for children’s care in the U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital 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. 

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NewYork-Presbyterian is one of the nation’s most comprehensive, integrated academic healthcare systems, encompassing 10 hospitals across the Greater New York area, more than 200 primary and specialty care clinics and medical groups, and an array of telemedicine services. 

A leader in medical education, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is the only academic medical center in the nation affiliated with two world-class medical schools, Weill Cornell Medicine and Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. This collaboration means patients have access to the country’s leading physicians, the full range of medical specialties, latest innovations in care, and research that is developing cures and saving lives.

Ranked the #1 hospital in New York and the #7 hospital in the nation in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is also recognized as among the best in the nation in the U.S. News Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Founded 250 years ago, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has a long legacy of medical breakthroughs and innovation, from the invention of the Pap test to pioneering the groundbreaking heart valve replacement procedure called TAVR.

NewYork-Presbyterian’s 48,000 employees and affiliated physicians are dedicated to providing the highest quality, most compassionate care to New Yorkers and patients from across the country and around the world.

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