The Mount Sinai Medical Center Recognized by U.S. News and World Report in Annual “Best Hospitals” Rankings

The Mount Sinai Medical Center is prominently featured in U.S. News & World Report’s clinical specialty ranking of the nation’s most outstanding hospitals.

New York, NY
 – July 16, 2013 /Press Release/  –– 

The Mount Sinai Medical Center is prominently featured in U.S. News & World Report's clinical specialty ranking of the nation's most outstanding hospitals.

Mount Sinai is nationally ranked as one of the top 25 hospitals in 7 out of 16 specialties and in the top 10 in three of those: Geriatrics (#4), Gastroenterology (GI) and GI Surgery (#9) and Ear, Nose & Throat (#10). Mount Sinai was high-performing in Gynecology, Cancer, Urology, Psychiatry, Orthopaedics, and Pulmonology.

Mount Sinai also ranked among the best hospitals in the New York region. Covering 94 metro areas in the United States, the regional hospital rankings complement the national rankings by including hospitals with solid performance in one or more of the 16 specialties in the Best Hospitals list.

The 2013-2014 edition of “Best Hospitals” can be found online at and will be on newsstands Monday, August 26.

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.

Mount Sinai's 2013-2014 U.S. News & World Report rankings:

Specialty National Ranking
Geriatrics 4
Gastroenterology 9
Heart & Heart Surgery 13
Ear, Nose & Throat 10
Rehabilitation* 14
Diabetes/Endocrinology 15
Neurology & Neurosurgery 22
Kidney Disorders 44
Gynecology High-performing
Urology High-performing
Cancer High-performing
Psychiatry* High-performing
Orthopaedics High-performing
Pulmonology High-performing

* Based on reputation only

About The Mount Sinai Medical Center
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses both The Mount Sinai Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Established in 1968, the Icahn School of Medicine is one of the leading medical schools in the United States, with more than 3,400 faculty in 32 departments and 14 research institutes. It ranks among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and by U.S. News & World Report. The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation's oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals.

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