SBUH Nationally Recognized as Top Hospital by US News & World Report; Ranked Top 10 in the State |

STONY BROOK, NY, July 28, 2022 – Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) was recognized as Best Hospital for 2022-23 by US News and World Report, ranking in the top 50 nationally for urology, diabetes and endocrinology. SBUH also climbed to 9th place overall in New York State out of more than 155 hospitals statewide, up from 10th place in the state last year.

SBUH ranked #41 nationally out of 1491 peer hospitals in urology, which is among the top 3%. In diabetes and endocrinology, SBUH ranked 50th nationally out of 764 peer hospitals, which is among the top 7%.

“I am thrilled that Stony Brook Medicine continues to gain national recognition,” said Hal Paz, MD, executive vice president of health sciences and chief executive of Stony Brook University Medicine. “The US News & World Report Best Hospital ranking is a national benchmark of quality and a measure that consumers rely on when seeking care. This ranking is the latest illustration of our relentless commitment to delivering a quality patient experience and demonstrates the range of high caliber expertise in our healthcare system.

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A total of 4,515 hospitals across 15 specialties and 20 procedures and conditions were rated by US News. Of those 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 rankings reflect the state’s top performing hospitals in several areas of care.

“Achieving these national and state Best Hospital rankings speaks volumes about the quality of care our patients receive at Stony Brook University Hospital,” said Carol Gomes, MS, FACHE, CPHQ, chief executive of Stony Brook University Hospital. “Whether for routine or complex care, the commitment of our faculty and staff is evident at all levels, at all times.”

American News assessed the performance of each hospital using various measures such as survival rates, complication rates, patient experience and level of nursing care. The best hospitals methodology incorporates data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the American Hospital Association, professional organizations and medical specialists.6214775 hos badge stonybrookun hos sp diabetes 2022 23

In addition to the national rankings in urology, diabetes and endocrinology, SBUH obtained a “high performance” Evaluation in the specialty of Neurology and Neurosurgery and in 12 procedures and conditions. These include: colon cancer surgery, lung cancer surgery, uterine cancer surgery, ovarian cancer surgery, prostate cancer surgery, heart attack, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, diabetes , kidney failure, stroke, maternity care (uncomplicated pregnancy), hip replacement, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and pneumonia.

These distinctions follow SBUH Named One of America’s Top 100 Hospitals™ for Past Four Years by Healthgrades – the only hospital on Long Island to receive the honor for four consecutive years. Only four hospitals in New York State have been named to America’s Top 100 Hospitals™ this year. For 2022, Stony Brook was also named by Healthgrades as one of America’s Top 50 Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery™; and one of America’s Top 100 Hospitals for Coronary Artery Intervention (seven consecutive years), Cardiac Care (eight consecutive years), and Stroke Care (seven consecutive years).

“Recognition at this level from US News and Healthgrades is not easy,” Gomes said. “Such an achievement takes years of hard work, dedication, collaboration and an unwavering commitment to continually improving the quality of care.”

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About Stony Brook University Hospital:

Stony Brook University Hospital (SBUH) is Long Island’s premier academic health center. With 624 beds, SBUH is the region’s only tertiary care center and regional trauma center, and is home to the Stony Brook University Heart Institute, Stony Brook University Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, and Stony Brook University Neurosciences Institute. . SBUH also includes Suffolk County’s only Regional Level 4 Perinatal Center, State-designated AIDS Center, State-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, State-designated Burn Center State, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence and the Kidney Transplant Center. It houses the first pediatric multiple sclerosis center in the country. To learn more, visit

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