Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital Ranked Nationally in Six Specialties by U.S. News and World Report

New York, NY
 – June 27, 2017 /Press Release/  –– 

Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children's Hospital has once again been ranked among the country’s top children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, in its “Best Children’s Hospitals” guidebook for 2017-2018.

The Kravis Children’s Hospital ranked in six of ten specialties, and achieved top 25 rankings in Diabetes & Endocrinology, and Gastroenterology & GI Surgery. The rankings, published annually, recognize the nation’s top 50 children’s hospitals in 10 pediatric specialty areas.

Committed to providing exceptional care to children and their families, Mount Sinai has created an alliance with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), one of the nation's leading children's hospitals. Patients in New York have access to CHOP experts in fetal medicine, pediatric cardiac care, and pediatric oncology. It is intended to give patients access to the newest treatments and expertise from Mount Sinai and CHOP experts close to home at select Mount Sinai locations.

"This year’s rankings reflect the excellent and cutting-edge care provided to our pediatric patients and their families,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Mount Sinai Health System. “We are grateful to each one of our employees—from the physicians and nurses to the social workers and staff—for making this recognition possible through their tireless work."

"We continue to recruit renowned experts to our medical teams, and the excellence we have demonstrated at Mount Sinai's Kravis Children’s Hospital is demonstrated by these rankings," said Dennis Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. "Innovative programs, such as our partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will expand access to unparalleled care for children in the New York area."

The Kravis Children’s Hospital, which sees more than 70,000 outpatient visits and 3,000 inpatient stays each year, ranked in the following specialties:

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology:  No. 16
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery: No. 23
  • Nephrology:  No. 39
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery:  No. 27 (tie)
  • Pulmonology:  No. 32
  • Urology:  No. 30 (tie) 

"Our multidisciplinary teams, including doctors, nurses, and child life specialists, are superb at implementing team-based efforts to optimize the patient and family experience as treatment progresses,” said David L. Reich, MD, President of The Mount Sinai Hospital. “We strive to provide the highest quality of care to children of all ages."

"Our goal is to ensure that every patient receives the best possible care, leading to the best possible outcomes, in a supportive environment focused on the child and his or her family," says Lisa Satlin, MD, System Chair of Pediatrics for the Mount Sinai Health System.

To learn more about the Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai Health System, please visit http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/children.

About the Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community-based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 12 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is in the “Honor Roll” of best hospitals in America, ranked No. 15 nationally in the 2016-2017 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report.  The Mount Sinai Hospital is also ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Geriatrics, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Ear, Nose & Throat, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 10 nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report in "Best Children's Hospitals."

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