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Accolades

All members of ColumbiaDoctors are full-time faculty of Columbia University Medical Center and affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian, New York’s No. 1 hospital and one of the top 10 hospitals in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. Many of our providers are among the most highly regarded healthcare professionals in their fields.

CUMC faculty include:

  • 2 Nobel laureates
  • 44 members of the National Academies of Science or the Institute of Medicine
  • 13 Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigators

Every month, we compile a list of some of the many awards, honors and grants that Columbia University Medical Center faculty receive. Please visit CUMC Celebrates for more information.

Comprehensive Stroke Center

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is now certified by the Joint Commission as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the highest level of stroke certification a hospital can receive. The Joint Commission’s gold seal is awarded to institutions that provide the most advanced stroke care to patients with exceptional, around-the-clock treatment. In order to receive this distinction, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center has met all of the general eligibility requirements for Disease-Specific Care and Primary Stroke Center certification.  There are only approximately 100 Joint Commission Comprehensive Stroke Centers around the country.

For more information on the Joint Commission and American Heart Association’s Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Center, visit www.jointcommission.org/facts_about_joint_commission_stroke_certification/