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The Mount Sinai Hospital Recognized in Top 20 on Newsweek’s World’s Best Hospitals 2021 List

Hospital also Ranked #1 Regionally in New York City and #7 in the U.S.

  • New York, NY
  • (March 05, 2021)

The Mount Sinai Hospital has again earned top honors on Newsweek’s list of World’s Best Hospitals 2021. The hospital was ranked No. 1 in the New York metropolitan region and No. 19 among hospitals in the world. Newsweek’s “World’s Best Hospitals” rankings compare more than 2,000 hospitals across 25 countries. The list is based on recommendations from medical experts, results from patient surveys, and medical key performance indicators, such as quality of care for specific treatments, hygiene measures, and patient safety. 

"I am inspired by our accomplishments this year. This recognition represents the efforts of our entire staff. Together, we have saved thousands of lives, led the way in COVID-19 treatment and discoveries, and cared for each other during a very challenging time. It is a privilege and an honor to lead this community,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer at Mount Sinai Health System. 

“I am deeply proud of our entire staff, who work tirelessly to deliver exceptional care to our patients. This honor is a testament to their compassion and dedication. This has been a challenging year for our community, but our team responded by making world-leading advances in science that improved clinical care. Our Health System has saved more than 10,000 patients during this pandemic, and our life-saving work continues,” says David L. Reich, MD, President and Chief Operating Officer of The Mount Sinai Hospital.  

Developed in partnership with global data research company Statista Inc.Newsweek analyzed quality and patient satisfaction information from 25 nations: the United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand and the United Kingdom.  

The Mount Sinai Hospital is the main hospital of the Mount Sinai Health System, one of the nation’s leading health care systems, comprising eight hospitals and a large network of ambulatory centers and practices. The hospital has played a key role in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic through unprecedented clinical research efforts involving deep collaborations between clinical teams throughout the system which have resulted in greater understanding of and new protocols for the treatment and management of COVID-19. 


About the Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Health System is one of the largest academic medical systems in the New York metro area, with more than 43,000 employees working across eight hospitals, over 400 outpatient practices, nearly 300 labs, a school of nursing, and a leading school of medicine and graduate education. Mount Sinai advances health for all people, everywhere, by taking on the most complex health care challenges of our time — discovering and applying new scientific learning and knowledge; developing safer, more effective treatments; educating the next generation of medical leaders and innovators; and supporting local communities by delivering high-quality care to all who need it.

Through the integration of its hospitals, labs, and schools, Mount Sinai offers comprehensive health care solutions from birth through geriatrics, leveraging innovative approaches such as artificial intelligence and informatics while keeping patients’ medical and emotional needs at the center of all treatment. The Health System includes approximately 7,300 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture outpatient surgery centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and more than 30 affiliated community health centers. We are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals, receiving high "Honor Roll" status, and are highly ranked: No. 1 in Geriatrics and top 20 in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Neurology/Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Pulmonology/Lung Surgery, Rehabilitation, and Urology. New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked No. 12 in Ophthalmology. U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Children’s Hospitals” ranks Mount Sinai Kravis Children's Hospital among the country’s best in several pediatric specialties. The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: It is consistently ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools," aligned with a U.S. News & World Report "Honor Roll" Hospital, and top 20 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding and top 5 in the nation for numerous basic and clinical research areas. Newsweek’s “The World’s Best Smart Hospitals” ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital as No. 1 in New York and in the top five globally, and Mount Sinai Morningside in the top 20 globally.

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