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Downstate Times

The Newsletter for SUNY Downstate
University Hospital of Brooklyn

And the Great Rankings Keep Coming In

Downstate's Stroke Services Score in Top 10 % of Hospitals Nationally

According to a report published by Comparion Medical Analytics, Inc., Downstate's Stroke Services ranked as 249th nationally out of a field of more than 3,000 hospitals, putting us in the 90th percentile for excellence and patient safety. When compared solely to New York State hospitals, we ranked 8th out of 176 hospitals. Comparion's ranking system uses the same methodologies as the Hospital Quality Alliance and Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

Dr. Richard Rosenfeld #2 in the U.S. and #9 in the World for Otitis Media

Downstate's chair of otolaryngology, Dr. Richard Rosenfeld, ranks among the world's leading experts in otitis media, and #2 in the United States, according to Expertscape, a data-driven healthcare tool for consumers that tracks worldwide data. The tool was developed by Dr. John Sotos, a Johns Hopkins-trained cardiologist and flight surgeon who was medical technical adviser to the TV series "House."

Becker's Review: Dr. Rebecca Twersky is One of 101 Leaders to Know in the ASC

Industry Becker's ASC Review, which provides practical business, legal and clinical guidance for Ambulatory Surgery Centers, includes Rebecca Twersky, MD, MPH, among those holding a leadership role in an ASC and who have made significant contributions to growing the ASC sector.

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