Top Hospital in New York, Ranked No. 7 in The Nation by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals


NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center was named Top Hospital in New York and made the Honor Roll as No. 7 in the nation. The institution was additionally recognized for its excellence in 14 adult specialties and 8 children’s specialties.

For over 20 years, we have been designated the No. 1 Hospital in New York. Nearly 5,000 hospitals were evaluated across the country, with only 20 making the cut to U.S. News and World Report’s National Honor Roll. We take this recognition as a mandate to continue the work we do, reinforcing our commitment to provide the best, groundbreaking care for our community. From state-of-the-art surgical advances and top medical care to pioneering research and educating the next generation of surgeons, we are here for you.

Best Hospital rankings are broken down within 15 specialties, 10 pediatric specialties, and 17 surgical procedures and medical conditions evaluated by U.S. News, awarding hospitals points if they rank in one or more, with more points given for higher rankings.

Surgical Excellence at Columbia

US News & World nationally-ranked surgical specialties at NYP/Columbia include:

Adult Specialties:
Heart Surgery
GI Surgery
Lung Surgery

Children’s Specialties:
Pediatric Heart Surgery
Pediatric GI Surgery
Pediatric Lung Surgery 

Additionally, NYP/Columbia’s national ranking in Cancer Care reflects the high quality of surgical oncology expertise provided by many of our specialists, including those in Breast Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Endocrine Surgery and more.

Trusted Care for Procedures and Conditions

US News & World Report procedure and conditions ratings analyze data under many categories, including patient outcomes, the volume of high-risk patients, patient experience, nurse staffing, public transparency, and advanced clinical technologies. On a national scale, only 50 hospitals make it through analysis to consideration, and of them, only 10 percent are awarded the high-performing distinction.

High-performing surgical and medical interventions from the surgeons at Columbia include:

If you need care from the #1 medical center in New York, we’re here to help. Learn more about our doctors and our services, explore our condition and treatment guides, or contact us to request an appointment any time.