The Mount Sinai Medical Center
Since 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital has been a source of major advances in medicine, including blood transfusions, flu vaccines, liver transplants, genetic research and geriatrics. The Hospital fosters an environment in which innovation is encouraged and achieved. A premier tertiary-care facility, The Mount Sinai Hospital draws patients from surrounding communities, across the country and around the world. Their staff of more than 3,000 full-time and voluntary physicians treats almost 49,725 inpatients and 417,000 outpatients each year. Mount Sinai School of Medicine is internationally recognized for ground-breaking clinical and basic-science research, and innovative approaches to medical education and its PhD program ranked third among 53 institutions in a nationwide survey conducted by Academic Analytics. Mount Sinai has one of the oldest and most respected Ear, Nose and Throat departments in the country. It is home to specialists with expertise in all ENT disorders and is renowned for its state-of-the-art treatment of head and neck cancers. The Recanati/Miller Transplantation Institute focuses on three areas - patient care, research and education. Well before organ transplants were possible, Mount Sinai's reputation for medical care and research drew patients with kidney disease and liver and other gastrointestinal diseases from around the world.