NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City) | 100 great hospitals in America 2016
NYU Langone Medical Center (New York City). NYU Langone is an academic medical center located in Manhattan that includes flagship facility Tisch Hospital, as well as Rusk Rehabilitation, Hospital for Joint Diseases and Hassenfeld Children's Hospital. Collectively, the medical center has 1,069 beds.
Since its founding in 1841, NYU Langone has grown to become locally and nationally recognized. U.S. News & World Report ranked the medical center second in the state and nationally ranked it in 12 adult specialties for 2015-16. Truven Health Analytics named NYU Langone to its 2016 100 Top Hospitals list. Additionally, the medical center's Tisch Hospital, Rusk Rehabilitation and Hospital for Joint Diseases are recognized as Magnet hospitals.
In August 2015, surgeons at NYU Langone successfully performed a face transplant surgery, considered to be the most extensive face transplant to date. The 26-hour procedure included a team of more than 100 physicians, nurses, technical and support staff working to repair injuries a volunteer firefighter suffered in the line of duty. In addition to providing clinical care, the medical center is a major research center. In fiscal 2015, the NYU School of Medicine received a $178.3 million award from the National Institutes of Health to support its extensive research program.
© Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2017. Interested in LINKING to or REPRINTING this content? View our policies by clicking here.