U.S. News & World Report's 2015-2016 "Best Hospitals" Ranking Names NYU Langone Medical Center to Honor Roll

For Fourth Year in a Row, NYU Langone Ranked #2 in New York State and #2 in New York Metro Area

Jul 21, 2015, 10:27 ET from NYU Langone Medical Center

NEW YORK, July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center is #12 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals 2015–16 Honor Roll," with 12 nationally-ranked specialties, including top 10 rankings in OrthopaedicsRheumatologyRehabilitation, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Geriatrics. Additionally, NYU Langone once again ranked #2 in New York State and #2 in the New York metro area.

NYU Langone is the only hospital in New York to receive top 10 rankings for all three musculoskeletal specialty areas of orthopaedics, rheumatology, and rehabilitation. Additionally, NYU Langone's Rusk Rehabilitation was again ranked the best in New York State and among the top 10 in the country, an honor held for 27 years since U.S. News & World Report first introduced its annual "Best Hospitals" rankings in 1989.

The Medical Center's 12 nationally-ranked specialty areas are: Orthopaedics, RheumatologyRehabilitationNeurology & Neurosurgery, GeriatricsCardiology & Heart SurgeryUrologyDiabetes & EndocrinologyEar, Nose & Throat, Gastroenterology & GI SurgeryCancer, and Pulmonology

NYU Langone is in the top 15 for both the Medical Center and NYU School of Medicine, which ranked #14 out of 130 schools nationwide in U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "Best Graduate Schools" listing.

A leader in quality care, for two years in a row, NYU Langone ranked number one for overall patient safety and quality among leading academic medical centers across the nation that participated in the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) 2014 Quality and Accountability Study. In addition, the medical center received the UHC Quality Leadership Award for demonstrated excellence in the delivery of high-quality care, achieved five stars for its overall performance, and ranked number one in equity and morality.

The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals ranking evaluates hospitals in 16 adult specialties. This year's Honor Roll highlights just 3 percent of hospitals, out of nearly 5,000 nationwide, for their rare breadth and depth of clinical excellence. The printed "Best Hospitals" issue will be available on newsstands the end of August, and can also be accessed on the U.S. News website.

About NYU Langone Medical Center:  
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals—Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the Medical Center's dedicated inpatient orthopaedic hospital; and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services across the Medical Center. Also part of NYU Langone is NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history, and the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center. The Medical Center's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education, and research. For more information, go to www.NYULangone.org, and interact with us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and Google+

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