Rankings, Awards and Acknowledgements
NYU Langone Medical Center has a heritage of greatness that we are reinventing every day. We take deep pride in all that our exceptional faculty and staff have achieved for the benefit of our patients, our students, our community, and the world beyond. They prove, every day, that excellence is its own specialty. Ours. In our quest for uncompromising excellence, the Medical Center and our faculty and staff have received several distinguished awards, including:
U.S. News & World Report "Best Hospitals" 2012-2013
Recognized on the U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 – 2013 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” as a top hospital in the country, and nationally ranked in 13 specialties, including top-ten rankings in Orthopaedics, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Rehabilitation, Rheumatology and Geriatrics.
Additionally, U.S. News ranked NYU Langone #2 in New York State and once again #2 in the New York metro area.
Castle Connolly “America’s Top Doctors”
130 physicians at NYU Langone Medical Center were recognized as nationally leading medical experts by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. in the 11th edition of “America's Top Doctors.” Additionally, 371 physicians were recognized among the leading doctors in the region by Castle Connolly in its Top Doctors: New York Metro Area 2012 guide.
New York Magazine
New York magazine’s 2012 "Best Doctors" listing named 116 physicians at NYU Langone among New York’s finest practitioners.
Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission
Received 2010 Gold Seal of Approval by The Joint Commission, reflecting our commitment to high-quality care
Tisch Hospital, Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine and The Hospital for Joint Diseases are designated as Magnet sites for nursing excellence, a distinction earned by fewer than 6% of all U.S. hospitals.
In 2009, the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Langone was for reaccredited for a three-year period by the Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital (Adults), Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital (Pediatric Specialty Program), and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital: Stroke Specialty Program (Adults). The Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone was reaccredited in Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital (Adults) and Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs - Hospital: Brain Injury Program (Adults).
Becker’s Hospital Review
Ranked in the top 1% of all orthopaedic programs in the country according to Becker's Hospital Review "60 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs" 2011 listing
Named one of America’s 10 Best Hospitals in 2009 by Becker’s Hospital Review
The Leapfrog Group
One of only two hospitals in New York City, NYU Langone Medical Center was awarded with an “A” Hospital Safety ScoreSM in June 2012 by The Leapfrog Group for excellence in patient safety.
Nigara Health Quality Coalition
Recipient of the Niagara Health Quality Coalition’s (NHQC) New York State Hospital Report Card Honor Roll for patient safety and quality in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Also recognized on 2011 NHQC America’s Safest Hospitals (SM) list, honoring hospitals that performed better than the state average in New York.
Thomson Reuters 50 Top Cardio Hospitals 2012
NYU Langone is a Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals 2012 Award winner and the only hospital in New York State with this distinction.
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association
NYU Langone received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s 2013 "Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure" Gold Performance Achievement Award for its ongoing commitment to high-level, consistent care of its heart failure patients using the latest clinical and scientific, evidence-based guidelines supported by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. NYU Langone also achieved Gold Performance in 2012.
The Comprehensive Stroke Care Center at NYU Langone received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s 2013 “Get With the Guidelines®- Stroke” Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for its adherence to national quality achievement indicators and measures of quality established by the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. NYU Langone also achieved Gold Performance in 2012 and 2011.
Full Accreditation by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs Inc. (AAHRPP)
NYU School of Medicine, part of NYU Langone, is committed to the most comprehensive protections for research participants and the highest quality research, and our Human Research Protections Program has been awarded full accreditation by the AAHRPP.
NYU Langone Medical Center also recognized by:
NYU Langone is the recipient of 10 HealthGrades Quality awards including: Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ 2012; Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ 2010/2011, 2009/2010; Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ 2012, 2011; Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ 2012, 2011, 2010; Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ 2012; Maternity Care Excellence Award™ 2011, 2010/2011; Neurosciences Excellence Award™ 2012; Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ 2012; Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ 2012; and Stroke Care Excellence Award™ 2012, 2011, 2010
The New York City Department of Health awarded NYU Langone with a Bronze Star for its achievements in tobacco control.
NYU Langone’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Center is recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers’ (NAEC) as a Level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.