NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

525 E 68th St, New York NY, 10065

(212) 235-1670

77% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has achieved 4 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 1297 hospital cases and a national average of 189 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 1216 hospital cases and a national average of 411 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 949 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 3562 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 2457 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 4126 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 3279 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 459 hospital cases and a national average of 85 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 859 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 542 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 294 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 588 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 3716 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 1009 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 935 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 784 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 1752 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 287 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 354 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 538 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 1306 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 1619 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Urogynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 274 hospital cases and a national average of 76 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 11403 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 21924 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 1122 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 2053 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 971 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 370 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 587 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 386 hospital cases and a national average of 88 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 544 hospital cases and a national average of 61 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 1680 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 2184 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 726 hospital cases and a national average of 115 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 572 hospital cases and a national average of 196 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 214 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 408 hospital cases and a national average of 137 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 102 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

77% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 6 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 2 safety indicators

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
8 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

525 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

A variety of transportation choices are included; however, taxis are generally the most convenient. Please consider whether luggage and other items will make travel on public transportation too difficult. Also, please be aware that only yellow cabs may legally solicit customers with offers of transportation. Use official taxi stands whenever possible, especially at airports.

Directions

By Subway
Take the #6 train to East 68th Street. Walk four blocks east to York Avenue, or take the M66 bus eastbound to York Avenue.

By Bus
  • Cross Town: Take the M31 to the East 69th Street stop, directly in front of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell. The M31 operates north and south on York Avenue, and across town on 57th Street. Cross-town buses M30, M66, and M72 allow you to transfer to the M31 at York Avenue.
  • Uptown and Downtown: You may also take the M15 bus which travels uptown along 1st Avenue and downtown on 2nd Avenue. Exit at 68th Street. Either transfer to the M66 line eastbound to York Avenue and 68th Street, or walk 1 or 2 blocks east to the hospital.
  • From Port Authority Terminal: Take the #10 bus on Eighth Avenue going uptown. Get off at 65th Street. Transfer to the #66 bus going east. Get off at 68th Street and York Avenue.

By Car
  • Approaching from south of East 68th Street - Take the FDR Drive northbound to the 61st Street exit. Make right onto York Avenue and go north to 68th Street.
  • Approaching from north of East 68th Street - Take the FDR Drive southbound to the 71st Street exit. Make left onto York Avenue and go south to 68th Street.
  • From New Jersey: Take the George Washington Bridge (lower level) to the Harlem River Drive. Then take the FDR Drive south and exit at 71st Street. Turn right on 71st Street. Go one block and turn left onto York Avenue.
  • Parking

    The following parking garages are very close to the hospital:


    Greenberg

    525 E. 68th Street

    (between York Ave. & East River)

    Tel: (212) 746-2015 & 746-1886

    (Garage)



    Helmsley

    507 E. 70th Street

    (between York Ave.& East River)

    Tel: (212) 746-1974

    (Garage)



    Payson

    426 E. 71st Street

    (between First Ave. & York Ave.)

    Tel: (212) 746-1977

    (Garage)



    Phipps House

    1285 York Avenue

    (between E. 68th St. & E. 69th St.)

    Visiting Hours

    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center visiting hours are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.