The Mount Sinai Hospital has been ranked No. 15 out of approximately 5,000 hospitals across the nation in the just-released 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” guidebook. Significantly, The Mount Sinai Hospital is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to be named to the “Honor Roll,” which recognizes outstanding performance across multiple areas of care.
According to the rankings data, seven Mount Sinai Hospital departments ranked among the Top 20 nationally in their specialties, and four others were among the Top 50. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai was also ranked nationally, No. 10 in Ophthalmology.
“We are extremely proud of our U.S. News rankings, especially this year, when Mount Sinai also excelled in the ‘Procedure and Condition Ratings,’ a separate, data-driven ranking of nine common procedures and conditions that formed an important component in Honor Roll calculations,” says Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System.
The Mount Sinai Hospital received Top 20 rankings in the following specialties:
- Geriatrics, No. 3
- Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, No. 7
- Cardiology & Heart Surgery, No. 8
- Diabetes & Endocrinology, No. 11
- Nephrology, No. 11
- Neurology & Neurosurgery, No. 12
- Ear, Nose & Throat, No. 20
Additionally, the following specialties received rankings:
- Urology, No. 29
- Cancer, No. 38
- Orthopaedics, No. 42
- Pulmonology, No. 45
Eight of the specialties improved their rankings from 2015-2016: Cancer; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Nephrology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopaedics; and Pulmonology.
The Hospital was also recognized as “high performing” in Gynecology, Psychiatry, and Rehabilitation.
“These national rankings are the result of the exceptional care and unparalleled dedication to quality, safety, and service by The
Mount Sinai Hospital staff, and I remain confident that we will continue to receive high recognition in the years to come,” says David L. Reich, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer, The Mount Sinai Hospital.
Along with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System that received national recognition in the “Best Hospitals” rankings were:
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel, ranked as “high performing” in Neurology & Neurosurgery.
- Mount Sinai St. Luke’s/Mount Sinai West, ranked as “high performing” in Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Nephrology.
“Over the last few years, the Mount Sinai Health System has revolutionized delivery of care and scientific discovery, all to transform medicine and benefit our patients,” says Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. “Excellence in the rankings is a reflection upon our outstanding School of Medicine faculty who staff our hospitals and who will continue to build on these achievements.”
Go to http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals to view the 2016-2017 edition of “Best Hospitals.”