Where are the best hospitals in New York?
Some of them are in Upstate New York, according to U.S. News & World Report’s new 2019-2020 ranking of the top hospitals in the country.
Altogether 14 hospitals in Upstate New York were on the ‘best of’ list for New York State as a whole.
U.S. News ranks hospitals nationally for their expertise in treating the most challenging patients across 16 specialties, including cancers and complex surgeries, as well as 9 common procedures and conditions, such as heart disease.
Survival rates, patient safety, specialized staff and hospital reputation are key factors in creating the ranking.
Here’s how some local hospitals ranked on the list. Those who do not appear, did not appear on the ‘top’ hospital ranking.
#25 (local ties): Crouse Hospital, located in Syracuse; as well as Highland Hospital, located in Rochester.
#20: Rochester General Hospital, located in Rochester.
#19: St. Joseph’s Health Hospital, located in Syracuse.
#12: Strong Memorial Hospital, located in Rochester.
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