NYU Langone Medical Center Nationally Ranked In U.S. News "2011-2012 Best Hospitals"

Rehabilitation, Rheumatology, Orthopaedics in Top 10 Nationwide

Medical Center Also the #2 Ranked Hospital in NY Metro Area

NYU Langone Medical Center is ranked amongst the nation’s best in 15 specialty areas in the 2011-2012 U.S. News & World Report’s  annual survey of “Best Hospitals” in America. The specialty areas are: Cancer, Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Gastroenterology, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Ear, Nose and Throat, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Rehabilitation, Rheumatology and Urology.

The Medical Center’s rehabilitation, rheumatology, and orthopaedics programs were all recognized in the top 10 nationwide, marking the 22nd consecutive year that rehabilitation held this honor as well as being the #1 rehabilitation program in New York State.

The Medical Center is also ranked the #2 hospital in the New York metro area based on the number of nationally recognized specialty areas.

“We are proud the Medical Center received recognition in so many of our clinical areas and we congratulate all of our physicians, nurses, and staff for their dedication to the highest standards of patient care," said Robert I. Grossman, MD, dean and CEO of NYU Langone Medical Center. “This acknowledgement illustrates our unwavering commitment to excellence at NYU Langone and is proof of our ability to deliver world-class care 365 days a year.”

U.S. News & World Report analyzed almost 5,000 hospitals in 16 specialties on mortality rates, patient safety, and reputation with more than 9,000 specialists in the 2011-2012 rankings.

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Wednesday, July 20, 2011