Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) has been recognized as a Best Hospital for 2022-23 by U.S. News & World Report, ranking in the top 50 nationally for urology, and diabetes and endocrinology.
SBUH ranked No. 41 nationally out of 1,491 peer hospitals in urology, which is in the top three percent. SBUH also ranked No. 50 nationally out of 764 peer hospitals in diabetes and endocrinology, which is in the top seven percent.
Overall, SBUH climbed to the No. 9 ranking in New York State out of 155 hospitals; last year, the hospital was ranked No. 10.
“I’m delighted that Stony Brook Medicine continues to garner national recognition,” said Hal Paz, MD, executive vice president of Health Sciences and chief executive officer, Stony Brook University Medicine. “U.S. News & World Report Best Hospital rankings is a national benchmark of quality and a metric that consumers rely on when seeking care. This ranking is the latest illustration of our continued commitment to delivering a quality patient experience and demonstrates the range of top-caliber expertise in our healthcare system.”
A total of 4,515 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions were evaluated by U.S. News. Of these hospitals, 1,895 met volume criteria in at least one specialty, and only 164 hospitals in the United States performed well enough to be nationally ranked in at least one specialty. The state ranking reflects the highest performing hospitals in the state across multiple areas of care.
“Achieving these Best Hospital national and state rankings speaks volumes about the quality of care our patients receive at Stony Brook University Hospital,” said Carol Gomes, MS, FACHE, CPHQ, and chief executive officer at Stony Brook University Hospital. “Whether it’s for routine or complex care, the commitment of our faculty and staff is there at all levels, at all times.”