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U.S. News & World Report Ranks St. Francis Best Hospital on Long Island Yet Again

15 August, 2018

ROSLYN, NY, August 14, 2018 – St. Francis Hospital has once again been rated the fifth best hospital in New York State and the sixth in the NY metro area in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings. It was also rated the best hospital on Long Island for the sixth year in a row.

“To consistently be ranked among the top hospitals in our region is a true testament to the emphasis our staff places on providing excellence in patient care,” says Ruth E. Hennessey, EVP & Chief Administrative Officer of St. Francis Hospital. “We take pride in offering state-of-the-art procedures in a wide range of cardiac and non-cardiac specialties.”

St. Francis was recognized by U.S. News as high performing nationally in five adult specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery; Gastroenterology & GI Surgery; Geriatrics; Neurology & Neurosurgery; and Orthopedics. The Hospital was also ranked high performing in seven common adult procedures and conditions: abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, aortic valve surgery, heart bypass surgery, heart failure, colon cancer surgery, COPD, and hip replacement.

Nearly 5,000 hospitals nationwide were analyzed for U.S. News’ 30th annual Best Hospitals rankings. Hospitals were compared in 25 specialties, procedures, and conditions. According to U.S. News, the rankings are designed to help patients make more informed health care decisions. The methodologies include objective measures such as patient survival, rates of infection, and adequacy of nursing staff.

To see the complete list of top rated hospitals in our region and find out more about how they were chosen, log on to

Contact: Rosemary Gomez, 516-563-7965,