'US News and World Report' ranks NYC hospitals

New York Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia Campus. ( (PRNewsFoto/Faithful+Gould))

March 29, 2011 5:25:52 AM PDT
For the first time eve, US News and World Report ranked the best hospitals in the 52 largest metropolitan areas across the United States.

In New York City, the top five hospitals are New York-Presbyterian University Hospital of Columbia and Cornell, NYU Langone Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and Montefiore Medical Center.