New York, NY (July 2013) -- As it has for more than 20 years, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary was once again named one of "America's Best Hospitals" according to US News & World Report. It is ranked among the nation's top 10 hospitals for Ophthalmology and one of the New York region's most highly performing hospitals in Ear-Nose-Throat (Otolaryngology). It has also been ranked one of the best hospitals overall in the New York Metro area.
"New York Eye and Ear Infirmary's ongoing recognition in US News & World Report is a tribute on our expert medical staff and dedicated employees," said D.McWilliams Kessler, president & CEO. "At the same time, we continually seek to significantly advance our clinical and academic programs and look forward to the future with enthusiasm. While taking pride in our history, we will never stop striving for excellence in medical and surgical care and research to bring patients the latest in ever-more effective treatments."
The survey assesses hospital care in 16 key medical specialties. Fewer than 150 out of several thousand hospitals surveyed were named to the prestigious Best Hospitals 2013-2014 roster. The entire survey is available on U.S. News & World Report's website.