Sunday, March 4, 2012
Mount Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Medical Center is among the nation’s top hospitals for the fifth year in a row according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2011-2012 Best Hospitals. Mount Sinai was the only hospital in South Florida to receive a prestigious national ranking in geriatric care and one of only three hospitals in South Florida to rank on a national level.In addition, Mount Sinai is one of the top two performing hospitals in Miami-Dade and the only institution in South Florida recognized as high performing in cardiology and heart surgery. The Mount Sinai Heart Institute, a partnership with New York’s prestigious Columbia University, performs the most cardiac valve surgeries and has the best outcomes and survival rates in the state of Florida.
In its 22nd annual “America’s Best Hospitals” issue, U.S. News & World Report reviewed 5,000 hospitals nationwide to produce a list of leaders in 16 different medical specialties. Best Hospitals judges medical centers on their competence in complex, demanding situations, often with high-risk patients. The new metro rankings recognizes 622 hospitals in or near major cities with a record of high performance in key medical specialties, including 132 of the 152 hospitals already identified as the best in the nation.