In this year’s ranking of Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Maimonides Medical Center and Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital (MMCH) were recognized as high-performing in multiple areas.
Maimonides Medical Center moved up 12 spots in the New York State regional category from last year’s rankings, and is now tied for #17. Maimonides is also now tied for #19 in the New York Metro Area Best Hospitals ranking, up 12 spots from last year.
Additionally, in its National Rankings, U.S. News & World Report ranked Maimonides Adult Specialties High Performing in four areas for the first time: Geriatrics, Orthopedics, Pulmonology & Lung Surgery, and Urology.
Maimonides was also rated High Performing in 12 categories for Common Adult Procedure and Condition ratings: COPD, colon cancer surgery, diabetes, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, hip fracture, kidney failure, leukemia, lymphoma & myeloma, lung cancer surgery, pneumonia, and stroke. This is up from last year when the hospital was ranked High Performing in eight categories.
Maimonides Midwood Community Hospital was recognized by US World News & World Report this year for outstanding performance in four High-Performing Procedures and Conditions: COPD, diabetes, heart failure, and kidney failure. This is up from last year, when they were recognized for COPD.
For the 2023–24 rankings, U.S. News & World Report compared nearly 5,000 medical centers nationwide across 15 adult specialties and 21 procedures and conditions. Survival rates, patient safety, specialized staff, and hospital reputation were contributing factors in the rankings.