North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute Named Among Top 100 in the United States

MANHASSET, NY – North Shore LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI) has been named in Becker’s Hospital Review “Top 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs” in the United States.  The publication’s criteria for inclusion was based on national and regional rankings for neurology and neurosurgery, including CareChex and Healthgrades recognition.

“We are delighted to be named in Becker’s Hospital Review and recognized for excellence in CNI’s neurosurgical and spine care,” said Raj K. Narayan, MD, chair of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and executive director of CNI. “We offer patients a multidisciplinary approach to the entire spectrum of neurological disorders including brain tumors, brain aneurysms, traumatic brain injury, movement disorders, epilepsy and back and neck problems.  Each patient is unique and a tailored treatment plan is executed to meet their needs.”

Becker’s Hospital Review is a monthly publication offering up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.

            About North Shore-LIJ Health System -- North Shore-LIJ is changing its name to Northwell Health in January 2016.
One of the nation's largest health systems, the health system delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. The health system cares for people at every stage of life at 21 hospitals and about 450 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. The health system’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,600 beds, employ more than 15,000 nurses and have affiliations with nearly 13,600 physicians. With a workforce of more than 61,000, the health system is the largest private employer in New York State.  For more information, go to



About North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI)

The Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI), part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, consists of multidisciplinary clinical and research teams that provide patients with state-of-the-art treatments for the entire spectrum of neurological diseases, including brain aneurysms, AVM’s, stroke, traumatic brain injury, movement disorders, brain and spinal cord tumors, diseases of the spine, muscle and peripheral nerves, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, neurodegenerative diseases, pain, epilepsy and neurological diseases of infancy and childhood.  To learn more about CNI and its centers of excellence, go to


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