Mount Sinai Hospital is one of the nation’s oldest, largest, and most respected hospitals. Mount Sinai Hospital ranked 19th in U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals 2009-10 and 16th in 2011-2012 and topped the 2011 New York magazine’s Best Doctors list with 209 physicians.
At The Mount Sinai Medical Center, we strive to provide our patients with an exceptional level of care. Mount Sinai is a nationally recognized leader in clinical care, research, and education. Our top priority is delivering safe and high quality care to every patient.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center encompasses both The Mount Sinai Hospital and Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation’s oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks The Mount Sinai Hospital among the nation’s best hospitals based on reputation, patient safety, and other patient-care factors. Nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients last year, and approximately 530,000 visits took place.
Established in 1968, Mount Sinai School of Medicine is one of few medical schools embedded in a hospital in the United States. It boasts more than 3,400 faculty in 32 Departments and 16 Institutes, and ranks among the top 20 medical schools both in National Institutes of Health funding and by U.S. News & World Report. The School received the 2009 Spencer Foreman Award for Outstanding Community Service from the Association of American Medical Colleges.
Our Mission is to provide excellent patient care, educate physicians and scientists, support innovative research, disseminate knowledge, promote the good health of the community, and create a working environment conducive to individual creativity, and career and personal advancement.
The Weeks Before Your Surgery
Find information to help you prepare for your surgery, and to assist us in providing the most appropriate and efficient care for you when you arrive; Pre-Admission Testing prior to your surgery, and answers to questions relating to hospital charges.
Find a Doctor
With more than 209 physicians named to New York Magazine’s Best Doctors annual list in 2011, Mount Sinai leads the New York metropolitan area with top doctors. In addition to vast expertise, our physiciansl have access to groundbreaking research and clinical trials, as Mount Sinai is an academic medical center.
Support & Therapy Groups
Social services, patient counseling, advocacy and information services are available to help both in-patients and out-patients and their families cope with an illness and hospitalization, provide social rehabilitative support, offer concrete assistance in discharge planning, obtain health insurance and income supports, and identify and utilize health and social services in the community.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is committed to protecting the privacy of your medical information. Information contained in patients’ medical records is confidential and available to authorized users only. It may not be released without the patient’s authorization except as required by law. For information on how to obtain a copy of your medical record, please call (212) 241-5156.
Parking & Transportation
The Mount Sinai Medical Center is accessible by air, train, car, and public transportation.
The Mount Sinai Medical Center campus stretches from East 98th to 102nd Streets between Madison and Fifth Avenues on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. General visiting hours are from 11 am to 9 pm daily. Visiting hours for the Intensive Care Units (ICUs) vary. To inquire about specific ICU hours, call the Mount Sinai Medical Center switchboard, 212-241-6500.
Departments & Services
With over 300 programs, departments, and clinics, Mount Sinai Medical Center provides a wealth of patient services.
Find answers to your health questions in Mount Sinai’s Health Library. Explore our database of diseases and conditions, treatments, and procedures. Our Health Library provides information on causes, risk factors, and signs and symptoms, as well as in-depth descriptions of treatments and prevention strategies. Let our library serve as your resource for learning more about your particular medical condition.
Patient Care Treatment & Comparison
At The Mount Sinai Hospital, we take patient care seriously. U.S. News & World Report calls Mount Sinai Hospital one of the best, adding us to its “Honor Roll” of Top 20 U.S. Hospitals for 2009-2010. Within our Patient Care section, you can learn more about our health service areas, look up diseases, conditions, treatments and procedures, find a doctor, and enroll in clinical trials. Here, we provide everything you need to know about your stay at The Mount Sinai Hospital. For patient care that combines the latest therapies with heartfelt compassion, we thank you for choosing The Mount Sinai Hospital.