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Morristown Medical Center Ranked Among Best in Nation

Area's largest hospital a top five treatment center in New York Metro Area with five categories among best in the country, U.S. News & World Report says.

Morristown Medical Center, home to the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital, has been named among the top five hospitals in the New York Metro area, with five of its disciplines being ranked nationally.

U.S. News & World Report’s annual hospital rankings were announced Tuesday, putting Morristown among the top five in the region. The rankings also showed the medical center was in the top 50 nationally in the following categories:

  • Cardiology and Heart Surgery (31)
  • Geriatrics (41)
  • Gynecology (35)
  • Orthopedics (29)
  • Pulmonology (45) 

Some 5,000 hospitals across the nation were analyzed for the rankings. This was the magazine’s 25th year of putting the list together.

“With the latest US News & World Report rankings showing that Morristown Medical Center now has five specialty areas in the top 50 hospitals in the country, MMC has solidified its role as a preeminent medical destination,” said David Shulkin, MD, president, Morristown Medical Center and vice president, Atlantic Health System in a statement from Atlantic Health System. “Just four years ago, Morristown broke into the top 50 hospital designation with its rankings in Cardiology and Heart Surgery. Our efforts in bringing national-level physician recruitments and our investments in facilities and technology have resulted in taking our medical center to a new level.”

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