Morristown Medical Center gets doctors’ top ranking for fourth straight year

Morristown Medical Center has been voted New Jersey’s top hospital for the fourth year by a survey of doctors.

The results appear in the April issue of Inside Jersey magazine, and full survey results are here.

And here are more details from the hospital:


MORRISTOWN, NJ, MARCH 13, 2014 – Morristown Medical Center was ranked by physicians as the top hospital in New Jersey (with more than 350 beds) for the fourth consecutive year by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., one of the nation’s most respected health care research and information companies. These rankings are published in Inside Jersey magazine’s April 2014 issue.

NO NEED FOR A SHOPPER-CHOPPER: Shuttle vans will take Morristown Medical Center employees downtown to shop and dine during 'Hospital Week.' Image: Foundation for Morristown Medical Center

Morristown Medical Center. Photo: Foundation for Morristown Medical Center

“Castle Connolly’s recognition of Morristown Medical Center as the top hospital in New Jersey for the fourth consecutive year is a testament to our dedication to providing superior patient care,” said David Shulkin, MD, president, Morristown Medical Center, vice president, Atlantic Health System. “We are proud that physicians have indicated Morristown Medical Center is their hospital of choice. They recognize that we not only provide our patients with the highest quality medical care, but also offer the latest preventive, diagnostic and treatment tools within a nurturing environment for patients and their families.”

Also this year, U.S. News & World Report ranked Morristown Medical Center as one of the top 50 hospitals in the country for cardiology, heart surgery and gynecology and also ranked as a “Best Regional Hospital” for cancer, diabetes & endocrinology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics as well as gastroenterology & GI Surgery, nephrology, pulmonology and urology. A Magnet hospital for nursing excellence and a national Beacon Award winner, Morristown Medical Center has proven itself as a top destination for quality care in New Jersey and one of the best in the New York metropolitan area. The Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center encompasses the largest cardiovascular program in New Jersey, performing more than 1,300 heart surgeries annually, more than any other cardiovascular facility in the state. Morristown Medical Center is a regional trauma center and regional perinatal center to care for critical mothers and newborns.

More than 2,000 licensed physicians in New Jersey participated in the online survey by Castle Connolly, which was distributed in the fall 2013. Physicians cast more than 33,000 votes on the treatment of specific medical conditions and top overall hospitals in the state. The results were divided into two categories: hospitals with more than 350 beds and those with 350 beds or fewer. Morristown Medical Center, which has 687 beds, ranked as the top hospital overall with more than 350 beds. Morristown Medical Center’s sister hospital, Newton Medical Center, was ranked the top mid-sized hospital in the state for the third consecutive year among hospitals with 350 beds or fewer. The full rankings can be found online here:

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