Awards and Recognition
Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care's cardiologists and heart surgeons are among the most recognized in the country. Some of the recognition the Center has received includes:
Highest Three-Star Rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
For the third year in a row, Montefiore's renowned Cardiac Surgery Program at Montefiore Einstein Center for Heart and Vascular Care was awarded the highest three-star rating by the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, a nonprofit organization representing more than 6,000 surgeons, researchers and healthcare professionals worldwide. The rating reflects the highest level of quality care delivered for cardiovascular surgical procedures. The STS rating was highlighted in a Consumer Reports cover story titled "The Business of Healing Hearts. Learn more about the Society of Thoracic Surgeons rating.
U.S. News & World Report: America's Best Hospitals
While Montefiore placed among the top hospitals in the country in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Hospitals" 2011-2012 and sixth in the New York metro area in U.S. News & World Report's Best Hospitals metro area rankings, the Medical Center was also recognized as "high performing" in a number of specialties, including cardiology and heart surgery. The U.S. News ranking considers such criteria as reputation, patient survival, patient safety and care-related factors such as nursing, technology and patient services. Discover more about Montefiore's performance.
New York Magazine's 2011 Top Doctors
Montefiore physicians are annually recognized in New York Magazine's "Best Doctors" issue, which identifies the top doctors in New York City, Westchester County, Long Island and portions of New Jersey and Connecticut. In 2011, Montefiore's specialists were recognized regionally as top doctors in the following areas: cardiovascular disease, pediatric cardiology and thoracic surgery. Read more about the New York Magazine distinction.
Several cardiologists and surgeons were among the Montefiore and Einstein faculty members chosen for the Super Doctors listing of outstanding physicians. Candidates are evaluated on indicators of peer recognition and professional achievement such as years of experience, hospital appointments, fellowships, professional activities and leadership positions.