NYU Langone Only Hospital in New York to Rank in Top 10 for Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Rehabilitation by U.S. News & World Report 2012-2013 “Best Hospitals”

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NYU Langone Medical Center’s musculoskeletal disease specialists were ranked among the nation’s top 10 in the 2012-2013 annual survey of “Best Hospitals” in America, and the only hospital in New York State to receive top 10 rankings for (ranked #6), (ranked #7) and (ranked #8). Additionally, NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation program was again ranked the best rehabilitation hospital in the state and one of the top ten in the country, an honor held for 23 years since first introduced its annual "Best Hospitals" rankings in 1989.

Musculoskeletal experts at NYU Langone offer the full spectrum of integrated musculoskeletal care, including orthopaedics, rheumatology, rehabilitation, imaging and pain management to provide coordinated, comprehensive diagnostics and treatments for patients.

Inpatient orthopaedic surgery is performed at , one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics, whose surgeons are leaders in minimally invasive and complex bone, joint and spinal surgery. In 2011, the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery performed more than 20,000 orthopaedic musculoskeletal procedures.

Outpatient services are offered at NYU Langone’s new, state-of-the-art , the largest freestanding facility of its kind in the country. offers patients the full spectrum of outpatient bone and joint care, from degenerative and congenital conditions of the hip, knee and spine to sports injuries or pain associated with arthritis. Same-day surgery is offered at the adjacent  and those patients requiring adult and pediatric rehabilitation are seen by world renowned experts. NYU Langone is committed to understanding the factors that affect patient safety, quality of care and outcomes, and in the nation on 2012–2013 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll,” with 13 nationally ranked specialties that also include top-ten rankings for Neurology & Neurosurgery and Geriatrics. To find an NYU Langone doctor in New York, call 888.769.8633 or visit .

NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center, is one on the nation’s premier centers for excellence in clinical care, biomedical research and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of four hospitals – Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute care facility; the Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the nation dedicated to orthopaedics and rheumatology; Hassenfeld Pediatric Center, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; and the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the world’s first university-affiliated facility devoted entirely to rehabilitation medicine– plus NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. The medical center’s tri-fold mission to serve, teach and discover is achieved 365 days a year through the seamless integration of a culture devoted to excellence in patient care, education and research. For more information, go to .

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