Lenox Hill Hospital Ranked Among the Nation’s Best Hospitals for Cardiology & Heart Surgery

NEW YORK -- Lenox Hill Hospital was ranked among the nation's top 50 hospitals for 2014-15 in Cardiology and Heart Surgery in U.S. News & World Report's 25th annual Best Hospitals’ edition released today.  Lenox Hill was named 27th in the nation for Cardiology and Heart Surgery. Lenox Hill Hospital has been ranked nationally on U.S. News’ list for Cardiology and Heart Surgery for eight of the past 11 years.

The Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. This year, U.S. News evaluated hospitals in 16 adult specialties and ranked the top 50 in most of the specialties. Just 3 percent of the nearly 5,000 hospitals that were analyzed for Best Hospitals 2014-15 earned national ranking in even one specialty.

In addition to its national rankings, Lenox Hill Hospital was ranked #8 in the state of New York and #9 in the New York Metro area, and received a total of 11 “high performing” designations for its clinical performance in Cancer; Diabetes & Endocrinology; Ear, Nose & Throat; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; Gynecology; Nephrology; Neurology & Neurosurgery; Orthopedics; Pulmonology and Urology.

"This achievement reflects the outstanding performance of our physicians, nurses and other staff members and their deep commitment to an exceptional level of patient care," said Dennis Connors, executive director of Lenox Hill Hospital. "We are extremely proud to be able to help our patients live happier, healthier lives."

Complete rankings and methodology are available at: www.usnews.com/besthospitals. State and metro rankings can be found at http://health.usnews.com/best-hospitals

Lenox Hill Hospital
Lenox Hill Hospital, a member of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, is a 652-bed, fully accredited, acute care hospital located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side with a national reputation for outstanding patient care and innovative medical and surgical treatments. Recognizednationally as a leader in cardiac care, otolaryngology, urology, orthopedics and maternal/child health, the Hospital also offers a wide range of services in radiology, and medical and surgical specialties.  
For more information on cardiac services, visit www.lenoxhillheartvascular.com
For more information about Lenox Hill Hospital, visit www.lenoxhillhospital.org





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