NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

525 E 68th St, New York NY, 10065

(212) 235-1670

78% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has achieved 3 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 0 Hospital Quality Award in the last 12 months

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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 1042 hospital cases and a national average of 169 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 1426 hospital cases and a national average of 455 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 918 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 1964 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 1979 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 4260 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 2913 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 293 hospital cases and a national average of 75 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 693 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 567 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 311 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 592 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 3996 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 1032 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 1032 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 789 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 1812 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 322 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 347 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 453 hospital cases and a national average of 118 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries

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Gynecologic Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 1074 hospital cases and a national average of 163 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 1436 hospital cases and a national average of 236 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 11475 hospital cases and a national average of 1473 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 21463 hospital cases and a national average of 2870 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 1341 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 2244 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 1105 hospital cases and a national average of 253 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 484 hospital cases and a national average of 248 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 745 hospital cases and a national average of 418 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 270 hospital cases and a national average of 99 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 310 hospital cases and a national average of 57 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 1617 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 2135 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 435 hospital cases and a national average of 90 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 729 hospital cases and a national average of 211 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 184 hospital cases and a national average of 69 cases.

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Carotid Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 440 hospital cases and a national average of 140 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 108 hospital cases and a national average of 61 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).

78% 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 1 safety indicators

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

Rated As Expected in 9 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
1 Event 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.