Becker's Hospital Review—October 17, 2014
Becker's Hospital Review has named the following hospitals and health systems to its list, "100 hospitals with great neurosurgery and spine programs."
These hospitals and systems offer remarkable spine and neurosurgical care as based on clinical accolades and recognition from various healthcare groups and agencies. These hospitals have been recognized for excellence in the specialties by U.S. News & World Report, Healthgrades, Blue Cross Blue Shield, CareChex and the American Nurses Credentialing Center:
Note: This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals or associated healthcare providers. The following content should be used for informational purposes only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice or to influence medical decisions. Hospitals cannot pay to be included on this list. Hospitals are presented in alphabetical order.
Hospital for Special Surgery (New York City). Founded in 1863, Hospital for Special Surgery is the nation's oldest orthopedic hospital, and the hospital has also earned a reputation for neurology and spine care. Nearly 20 specialists provide spine care at HSS, and neurologist-in-chief and department director Dale J. Lange, MD, is the current president of the New York State Neurological Society. The hospital was first in the state to receive Magnet recognition for nursing excellence. Also, several athletic teams turn to HSS physicians for care, including the New York Mets and Knicks.
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