The Mount Sinai Hospital Achieves Honor Roll Status, Ranked 16th in the Nation by U.S. News and World Report
By earning "top rankings" in six medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved “Honor Roll” status in this year's U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" guidebook.
By earning "top rankings" in six medical specialties, The Mount Sinai Hospital achieved "Honor Roll" status in this year's U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" guidebook.
Another Mount Sinai Health System hospital to be ranked nationally in 2014 was the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (No. 10 in Ophthalmology). Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and Mount Sinai Roosevelt were ranked regionally.
"We are proud of our U.S. News rankings as we are committed to innovative medicine and a team approach to personalized patient care," said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, CEO and President of the Mount Sinai Health System. "In this changing health care landscape, Mount Sinai continues to provide coordinated care to ensure the highest quality outcomes for our patients. We are also dedicated to developing groundbreaking therapies and treatments, and we continue to recruit and retain top physicians, researchers, and medical staff."
U.S. News ranks the nation's best hospitals annually, and Mount Sinai ranked 16th on the list of the top 17 honor roll hospitals in the United States this year.
The Mount Sinai Hospital ranked in the top ten in four of the 16 specialties measured: Geriatrics (No. 2), Gastroenterology and GI surgery (No. 9), Ear, Nose & Throat (Otolaryngology, No. 10), and Cardiology & Heart Surgery (No. 10). Mount Sinai's departments of Neurology & Neurosurgery (No. 15), and Diabetes & Endocrinology (No. 17) were ranked in the top 20 nationwide. Other specialties in the top 50 were Urology (No. 27), Nephrology (No. 47) and Cancer (No. 48). The Hospital was also recognized as "high-performing" in Gynecology, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, and Pulmonology.
"Mount Sinai has a legacy of groundbreaking scientific discoveries that has led to improved methods of diagnosing and treating human disease," said Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System. "Presently, we are recruiting outstanding physicians and scientists to literally every Department and Institute, thus ensuring that we will continue to be at the cutting edge of biomedical science and clinical excellence."
"We congratulate the staff of The Mount Sinai Hospital on their dedication to quality, safety, and service in treating our patients in our community and beyond," said David L. Reich, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Horace W. Goldsmith Professor of Anesthesiology, the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. "Their efforts have translated into these exemplary rankings in U.S. News, and I remain confident that our staff will see to it that Mount Sinai and our entire Health System are held in such high regard for years to come."
Along with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System that received recognition in the "Best Hospitals" rankings were:
- Mount Sinai Beth Israel, which achieved high-performing designation in six specialties, up from five last year: Ear, Nose & Throat, Geriatrics, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Gynecology, Nephrology, and Neurology & Neurosurgery.
- Mount Sinai St. Luke's/Mount Sinai Roosevelt, ranked together by U.S. News which achieved the high-performing status in five specialties: Ear, Nose & Throat; Geriatrics; Urology; Nephrology; and Neurology & Neurosurgery.
Additionally, The Mount Sinai Hospital was ranked third regionally in both the New York City and New York Metro Area, while the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, Mount Sinai Beth Israel and Mount Sinai St. Luke's / Mount Sinai Roosevelt were ranked in the 12th, 20th and 24th positions in the New York City area, respectively.
Go to http://www.usnews.com/besthospitals to view the 2014-2015 edition of "Best Hospitals," which will be on newsstands on Monday, August 25.
Here are The Mount Sinai Hospital's 2014-2015 U.S. News & World Report rankings:
|Geriatrics||2nd (up from 4th last year)|
|Cardiology / Heart Surgery||10th (up from 13th last year)|
|Ear, Nose, & Throat||10th|
|Neurology & Neurosurgery||15th (up from 22nd last year)|
|Diabetes / Endocrinology||17th|
|Urology||27th ("high-performing" last year)|
* Based on reputation only
About the US News Best Hospitals Issue
This year's Best Hospitals showcases more than 720 of the nation's roughly 5,000 hospitals. In arriving at its rankings for 12 specialties, U.S. News & World Report evaluated each institution's reputation, mortality index, patient safety record, discharges, and other care-related factors, including nursing and technology. The rankings for four specialties, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Rehabilitation, and Rheumatology were based on reputation alone, and reflect a three-year running average. To earn Honor Roll status, a hospital must have a combination of at least 6 top rankings within the top 20 of the data-driven specialties, or from top 10 in the reputation only specialties.
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."