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NYU Winthrop Hospital Awards & Recognitions

  • Long Island’s first Hidden Scar® Center of Excellence offers a breakthrough surgical approach that hides visible scarring while removing cancerous tissue.
  • First major teaching hospital in NY awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification in Inpatient Diabetes Care in 2013, and the newest Gold Seal in 2019 marks uninterrupted Advanced Certification.
  • The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ | NYU Winthrop HospitalEarned the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Perinatal Care Certification by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
  • Nassau County's only American College of Surgeons (ACS) certified adult Level 1 Trauma Center with full adult and pediatric capabilities
  • Recognized for excellence in Nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®
  • New York State-designated Regional Perinatal Center
  • Children’s Hospital Association-designated Children’s Hospital
  • Long Island’s only Fetal Surgery Program
  • First Hospital on Long Island awarded Baby-Friendly® Designation
  • First CyberKnife Center in the New York metropolitan area and the only CyberKnife Center in Manhattan
  • First nationally accredited Breast Health Center in Nassau County with recognition from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers and the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • ACR Accredited Radiation Oncology Facility
  • ACS Accredited Commission on Cancer Program since 1966
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative Certified Cancer Care Services
  • Accredited Sleep Disorders Center by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
  • First Diabetes Education Center in NY recognized by the American Diabetes Association in accordance with National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management, Education and Support.
  • Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
  • ACS Accredited Bariatric Surgery Program as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Privileges
  • Among one of three NY hospitals named Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Center of Excellence by the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Association
  • “Get With the Guidelines” Silver Plus Award for Heart Failure
  • Long Island’s first neurological Intensive Care Unit
  • New York State Department of Health-designated Stroke Center
  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers Level 4 Center
  • Wound Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine Program awarded accreditation for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society
  • First Long Island hospital to offer deep brain stimulation for movement

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report's 2018-19 Best Regional Hospital | NYU Winthrop HospitalU.S. News & World Report has named NYU Winthrop Hospital as one of the best hospitals in the New York Metropolitan region for 2018-19, ranking for 11 high performing types of care, which include seven high performing adult specialties and four procedure and conditions of common care.

The seven high performing adult specialties include:

The four procedures and conditions of common care include:

U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospital - ranked in 3 specialties | NYU Winthrop HospitalU.S. News & World Report - Children's Hospitals

NYU Winthrop's Children’s Medical Center has been named to U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings for demonstrating excellence in 3 specialty areas:


Hospital Wide

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award - Clinical Excellence™ for 4 Years in a Row (2015-2018)

Best Specialty




  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease for 5 Years in a Row (2014-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of Pneumonia for 11 Years in a Row (2008-2018)


  • Five-Star Recipient for Small Intestine Surgeries for 4 Years in a Row (2015-2018)
  • Five-Star Recipient for Treatment of GI Bleed for 15 Years in a Row (2004-2018)

Critical Care

Women Certified Inc. - Women's Choice Award

Women's Choice Award | NYU Winthrop HospitalRecipient of 2019 Women's Choice Award for:

Best of LI

Bethpage FCU - Best of LI | NYU Winthrop Hospital
  • BEST Bariatric Practice
  • BEST Hospital
  • BEST Maternity Ward
  • BEST General Practitioner: Dr. Jack W. Geffken from Bethpage Primary Medical Care