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NYU Langone Among Top 10 For Neurology & Neurosurgery By U.S. News & World Report’s 2012-2013 “Best Hospitals” Ranking

Neurology and Neurosurgery Programs Ranked #2 in New York State

NYU Langone Medical Center’s Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery were ranked among the nation’s top 10 in the 2012-2013 U.S. News & World Report’s annual survey of “Best Hospitals” in America. The programs also were ranked #2 in New York State.

“This accolade reflects our mission to provide world-class care to our patients and acknowledges the expertise of our clinicians and researchers, who are committed to treating patients suffering from complex conditions of the brain, spine and nervous system,” said John G. Golfinos, MD, associate professor and chair, Department of Neurosurgery, NYU Langone Medical Center. “Through our multidisciplinary collaboration, we are able to identify new techniques and advance the treatment of neurological and cerebrovascular diseases.”

NYU Langone’s Department of Neurology is well-known for expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of neurological diseases and the ability deliver comprehensive, integrated care to patients suffering from one of the more than 600 neurological diseases and disorders of the brain, spine and nervous system. These conditions range from migraine headaches, nerve and muscle problems, autism, movement disorders and Alzheimer’s disease to stroke, vascular disorders, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis and brain tumors. NYU Langone is home to one of the largest epilepsy centers in the United States, as well as the largest multiple sclerosis program in New York and the first primary stroke center in New York City. 

The Department of Neurosurgery has more than 20 full-time faculty specializing in the research and treatment of conditions impacting the brain and nervous system, from head and spinal cord injuries to subarachnoid hemorrhage and vasospasm, intracranial tumors and postoperative adjuvant therapy, glial tumor biology and minimally invasive approaches to intracranial neoplasms by computer-assisted stereotactic methods.

NYU Langone Medical Center was ranked #11 in the nation on U.S. News & World Report’s 2012–2013 “Best Hospitals Honor Roll,” with 13 nationally ranked specialties, including other top-ten rankings in Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Rheumatology and Geriatrics.

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