Lenox Hill Hospital was ranked among the nation's top hospitals in Heart and Heart Surgery, Neurology & Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedics according to U.S. News and World Report's annual America's Best Hospitals' survey.
Lenox Hill Hospital was one of only three Manhattan hospitals to be named best hospital for heart and heart surgery and one of only four Manhattan hospitals to be named for
Neurology & Neurosurgery and for Orthopaedics.
The survey, conducted in conjunction with the National Opinion Research Center, a noted social science research group at the University of Chicago, assesses hospital care in 16 key medical specialties. The rankings included 173 medical centers out of more than 5, 462 surveyed.
"We are very pleased that Lenox Hill Hospital Hospital was rated among the top hospitals in America," said Gladys George, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lenox Hill Hospital. "It is an exceptional achievement that reflects the high quality of care and teamwork provided everyday by our dedicated staff."
In 2007, Lenox Hill Hospital, a 652 - bed fully-accredited acute care hospital, celebrates its 150th year of continuous service as it builds upon its rich history of medical innovation and superior healthcare.
Recognized also for excellence in maternal and child health, bariatric surgery ophthalmology and otolaryngology, Lenox Hill Hospital, located on Manhattan's Upper East Side, is committed to the highest standards of care. A leader in medical education, cutting edge clinical research, and innovative community outreach, the Hospital treats more than 325,000 patients each year.
In 2006, the Hospital opened its new, expanded radiology center, with the only SPECT-Ct in the northeastern United States, and a new 64-slice CT scanner, one of the most highly advanced computerized imaging technologies available.
This year, the Anne and Isidore Falk Center for Emergency Care opened at Lenox Hill Hospital. The new 15,750 - square-foot facility is double the size of the previous space and features state-of-the-art equipment and technology.
Click here to view the official survey results on U.S. News and World Report's website.
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