Awards and Accreditation

The unwavering commitment of New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai's medical and support staff to patient care has been regularly recognized by national publications and organizations that rank the country's top doctors and healthcare facilities each year. 


New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) has been pleased to receive a number of prestigious honors, including the following.

America's Best Hospitals

At the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE), our commitment to excellence coupled with our record of successful outcomes and scientific and technological breakthroughs has been recognized by industry leaders and our peers. U.S. News & World Report has consistently ranked NYEE as one of the best hospitals in America. 

2018-2019 "America’s Best Hospitals"

Ranked #11 in the Nation for Ophthalmology (Highest-ranked in NYC)

Ranked #44 in the Nation for Otolaryngology

New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Each year the doctors at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai are listed among the best in the New York area by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. Castle Connolly, a New York City research and information company, publishes an annual database, Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, which lists the top 10 percent of the region's physicians; nearly 6,000 in all.

In addition, New York magazine publishes a shorter version of this list in their "Best Doctors" issue.

2018 New York Magazine’s Best Doctors




New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai (NYEE) is pleased to hold a number of accreditations, including the following:

Joint Commission

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is accredited by The Joint Commission. The last survey was conducted in September 2016.

Since all surveys are unannounced, if you would like to meet with a surveyor or if you have a question regarding the accreditation process, you can contact the Joint Commission directly at, call 800-994-6610, or email at

NYEE Achieved Stage 6 Designation on the HIMSS Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model SM (EMRAM)

In May of 2017, Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Analytics recognized New York Eye and Ear Infirmary for reaching Stage 6 designation on the HIMSS Electronic Medical Records Adoption Model SM (EMRAM). HIMSS tracks and benchmarks electronic health records and health IT using the EMR Adoption ModelSM (EMRAM). 

Stage 6 designation recognizes the hospital’s advancement in IT capabilities, indicating that we are almost fully paperless across our outpatient facilities for both documentation and ordering purposes. This positions the hospital among the industry leaders in leveraging technology to document, prescribe, provide robust reporting, and use and analyze data to further promote the quality and safety of patient care.

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary is a National Magnet® Hospital

NYEE has received national recognition for excellence in nursing from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.®

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NYEE Receives Full ACCME Accreditation with Commendation 

In July 2013, the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) awarded NYEE's Institute for Continuing Medical Education "Accreditation with Commendation," for six years as a provider of continuing medical education for physicians.

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