As one of the longest-running departments at Mount Sinai, the Department of Medicine has a history of providing excellent patient care in the field of general internal medicine, as well as several subspecialties including: cardiovascular, infectious, and gastrointestinal diseases; liver, kidney, and lung diseases; and diabetes and immune system disorders. U.S. News & World Report's 2016-2017 "Best Hospitals" issue ranks our five specialties among the best in the nation. From advanced diagnostic tools to personalized treatment plans and dedicated care centers, our patients benefit from a vast array of expertise and research initiatives including cutting-edge clinical trials.