Hospital Summary

The Mount Sinai Hospital, founded in 1852, is a 1,171-bed tertiary- and quaternary-care teaching facility and one of the nation's oldest, largest and most-respected voluntary hospitals.  It is a clinical partner to Icahn School of Medicine, and together, the Hospital and School comprise The Mount Sinai Health System.  Nearly 60,000 people were treated at Mount Sinai as inpatients last year, and approximately 530,000 outpatient visits took place.  The Mount Sinai Hospital is among the nation's best hospitals based on reputation, patient safety, and other patient-care factors. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked among the top hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Hospitals” issue.    

The Mount Sinai community is socio-economically, ethnically, and religiously diverse.  It is located between East Harlem, a community with lower than median household incomes and documented health disparities among its predominantly Latino/Hispanic and African American populations, and the Upper East Side, one of the nation’s most affluent communities.

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Last Update: August 10, 2012

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