Awards & Recognition

  • Ranked among the top 1% of hospitals in the nation for heart attack and heart failure patient outcomes (U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
  • Ranked a Top Ten hospital in the US for patient outcomes in stroke and pneumonia services (U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)
  • First in NY State for cardiology patient outcomes in angioplasty and stents (New York State Department of Health)
  • Target Stroke “Elite Plus” Honor Roll (American Stroke Association)
  • Lowest readmission rates for cardiology and cardiac surgery in NYC (New York State Department of Health)
  • Accredited Children’s Hospital (Children’s Hospital Association)
  • Accredited Cancer Center (Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons)
  • Deliver more babies (over 9,000 annually) than any other hospital in New York City (New York State Department of Health)
  • Designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (American College of Radiology)
  • Accredited Breast Center (National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers)
  • Designated “Most Wired” hospital for advanced information technology (American Hospital Association)
  • Hometown Hospital of the Brooklyn Nets, an NBA basketball franchise (NBA)
  • Hometown Hospital of the New York Islanders, an NHL hockey franchise (NHL)
  • Home to 23 accredited residency and fellowship programs (ACGME)