Hospitals In New York
Three Manhattan hospitals were among the top 17 medical centers of more than 4,700 in the nation making New York the only city in the country that can make such a boast, according to the 2014-15 rankings released by U.S. News & World Report. New York has nearly 250 hospitals. Ten are nationally ranked and 19 others meet national high performing standards. Even when it comes to getting sick, there’s no place that compares to NYC.
The city boasts the best hospitals in the country for orthopedics, the Hospital for Special Surgery; and psychiatry, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, which attained the top spot nationally in that specialty for the first time. It also has the country’s second-best cancer hospital, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Two New York hospitals landed on the national Honor Roll, meaning they ranked high in six or more of the 16 specialties evaluated.
The hospital has earned a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments in New York City. The mission of Hospitals is to deliver outstanding healthcare with compassion and respect, to promote wellness in its communities, and to advance the field of medicine through education and research.
The hospitals are particularly well known for excellence in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, orthopaedics, sports medicine, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery and maternal/child health. The hospitals are also a recognized leader in public health education and community outreach. Hospitals are committed to providing a high standard of patient care to a socio-economically and ethnically diverse patient population, with multi-lingual translator’s available 24-hours-a-day.