Founded in 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital is a 1,171-bed, tertiary-care teaching facility acclaimed internationally for excellence in clinical care.
In the 2016-17 "Best Hospitals" issue of U.S. News & World Report, the institution was ranked in eleven specialties nationally. In the magazine’s 2016-17 "Best Children’s Hospitals" issue, The Kravis Children’s Hospital at Mount Sinai was listed among the country’s best children’s hospitals in seven out of 10 pediatric specialties.
The Mount Sinai Hospital consistently earns Magnet status for nursing care, and it is the only medical center in New York State to earn Disease-Specific Care Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from The Joint Commission. The institution also received a Health Care Innovation Award from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to open the first geriatric emergency department in New York City, and its Mount Sinai Access service is one of the largest and most sophisticated inpatient transfer services in the city.