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NewYork-Presbyterian Slips in Ranks, Clings to U.S. News Top 10

By Steven Porter  
   August 14, 2018

The academic health system's top executive praised the organization's teams for continuing to earn recognition for high-quality care.

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital slipped two spots in the latest U.S. News & World Report's annual hospital rankings announced Tuesday. But the New York City–based academic health system held on to its coveted status as a Top 10 hospital.

Surpassed by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and falling behind ninth-place Stanford Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian fell to 10th this year after ranking eighth in each of the past two years.

NewYork-Presbyterian President and CEO Steven J. Corwin, MD, praised the hospital's employees for continuing to provide the high-quality care that has consistently earned them a spot in the Top 10.

(Photo courtesy of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital)

"Our dedicated staff works hard every day to provide our patients with the highest quality, most compassionate care because we believe every patient deserves to be treated with respect and receive the most advanced, life-saving treatments," Corwin said in a statement.

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"Together with our affiliated medical schools, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medicine, we are committed to providing world-class care, advancing clinical research and educating the next generation of physicians," he added.

NewYork-Presbyterian had four specialties ranked in the top five nationally: cardiology and heart surgery (4th), neurology/neurosurgery (5th), psychiatry (3rd), and rheumatology (3rd).

—Steven Porter is an associate content manager and online news editor for HealthLeaders, a Simplify Compliance brand.


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