Newswise — (New York – June 10, 2013) New York magazine named 227 physicians from the hospitals of the Mount Sinai Health System to its 2014 “Best Doctors” list. It also listed 36 additional doctors who serve at hospitals within Mount Sinai’s growing affiliate network, for a total of 263 physicians across 59 medical specialties. The “Best Doctors” issue appears in the June 9 print issue and is available online at

“Our integrated health care system provides exceptional, quality medical care to all New Yorkers, and that is reflected in the extraordinary results on the Best Doctors list,” said Kenneth L. Davis, MD, CEO and President, Mount Sinai Health System. “This prestigious tally proves that innovative research and clinical care has made Mount Sinai a magnet for some of the world’s best clinicians.”

The special issue lists doctors on staff at The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai Queens (142); Mount Sinai Beth Israel (39); Mount Sinai Roosevelt (26); the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (16); Mount Sinai St. Luke’s (3); and Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn (1). In addition, Mount Sinai physicians are featured in 59 of the 63 specialties reviewed in the magazine, including areas like medical oncology, orthopedic surgery, endocrinology and diabetes, neurological surgery and neurology, and cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology. Within medicine, 48 full-time faculty and voluntary physicians in thirteen specialties made the list.

Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., a New York City research and information firm, determines the rankings based on a regional peer-review survey that asks thousands of licensed physicians to nominate the physicians who, in their judgment, are the best in their field and related fields; the top 10 percent of the region’s physicians are then published in its annual guidebook, Top Doctors: New York Metro Area. For the past 17 years, Castle Connolly has provided New York Magazine with a shorter version of this list for publication.

About the Mount Sinai Health SystemThe Mount Sinai Health System is an integrated health system committed to providing distinguished care, conducting transformative research, and advancing biomedical education. Structured around seven member hospital campuses and a single medical school, the Health System has an extensive ambulatory network and a range of inpatient and outpatient services—from community‐based facilities to tertiary and quaternary care.

The System includes approximately 6,600 primary and specialty care physicians, 12‐minority‐owned free‐standing ambulatory surgery centers, over 45 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, and Long Island, as well as 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report.

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