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Awards and Recognitions

NYU Winthrop Hospital Awards & Recognitions

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  • Long Island’s first Hidden Scar® Center of Excellence offers a breakthrough surgical approach that hides visible scarring while removing cancerous tissue.
  • First major teaching hospital in NY awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care in 2013, and the newest Gold Seal in 2019 marks uninterrupted Advanced Certification.
  • Earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Perinatal Care Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
  • Nassau County’s only American College of Surgeons (ACS) certified adult Level 1 Trauma Center with full adult and pediatric capabilities.
  • Recognized for excellence in Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®.
  • New York State-designated Regional Perinatal Center.
  • Long Island’s only Fetal Surgery Program.
  • First Hospital on Long Island awarded Baby-Friendly® Designation.
  • First CyberKnife Center in the New York metropolitan area and the only CyberKnife Center in Manhattan.
  • First nationally accredited Breast Health Center in Nassau County with recognition from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, A Quality Program of the American College of Surgeons, in 2011, 2014 and 2017.
  • ACR Accredited Radiation Oncology Facility.
  • ACS Accredited Commission on Cancer Program since 1966.
  • Perlmutter Cancer Center at Winthrop Oncology Hematology Associates achieved Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI®) Certification from The American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc. (ASCO®). The practice was the first on Long Island to be recognized with this distinction in 2012.
  • Accredited Sleep Disorders Center by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, one of the first in the nation.
  • First Diabetes Education Center in NY recognized by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management, Education and Support.
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®) Bariatric Surgical Center with Adolescent Privileges.
  • Among one of three NY hospitals named Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association.
  • “Get With the Guidelines” Silver Plus Award for Heart Failure.
  • Long Island’s first Neurological Services Unit.
  • New York State Department of Health-designated Stroke Center.
  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers Level 4 Center.
  • Wound Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine Program awarded accreditation for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.
  • First Long Island hospital to offer deep brain stimulation for movement.

U.S. News & World Report

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The 2019-2020 U.S. News & World Report hospital rankings make it clear that one of the finest hospitals in America is right here on Long Island: NYU Winthrop Hospital. We were rated one of the nation’s best in six specialties.

The six nationally-ranked specialties include:

NYU Winthrop also ranked as one of the top Regional Hospitals in NY, ranking for nine high-performing types of care, which include three high-performing adult specialties and six adults procedures and conditions of common care.

The three adult specialties include:

The six adult procedures and conditions of common care include:

U.S. News & World Report – Children’s Hospitals

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NYU Winthrop’s Children’s Medical Center has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings for demonstrating excellence in three specialty areas:


Hospital Wide

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award – Clinical Excellence™ for Four Years in a Row (2015-2018)

Best Specialty




  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for Five Years in a Row (2014-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 11 Years in a Row (2008-2018)


  • Five-Star Recipient for Small Intestine Surgeries for Four Years in a Row (2015-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed for 15 Years in a Row (2004-2018)

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