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About Winthrop-University Hospital
Where Your Health Means Everything

Winthrop-University Hospital is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center and New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center. Winthrop proudly offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery.

We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services. Rest assured that whatever medical care you or your family may need, Winthrop is committed to a profound guiding principle: ”Your Health Means Everything”

Winthrop has a vibrant multi-faceted research program. As part of its mission as a teaching hospital, Winthrop physicians and scientists are engaged in groundbreaking basic and clinical biomedical research.

Ever changing and growing with the diverse community it serves, Winthrop-University Hospital is, in many ways, a unique institution, simultaneously large and small, regional as well as local. We successfully blend the progressive philosophy, sophistication and advances of a teaching and research institution with a very personal approach to patient care – an approach that has become the cornerstone of our organization.

Winthrop University Hospital Awards and Recognitions

  • Level 1 ACS verified Trauma Center
  • New York State-designated Regional Perinatal Center
  • New York State Department of Health-designated Stroke Center
  • National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) Level-4 Epilepsy Center
  • American College of Surgeons (ACS) Accredited Cancer Program
  • Quality Oncology Practice Initiative (QOPI) Certified Cancer Care Services
  • Accreditations by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) and the National Quality Measures for Breast Centers (NQMBC)
  • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR)
  • American College of Radiology (ACR) Accredited Radiation Oncology Facility
  • First CyberKnife Center in the New York Metropolitan Area and First and Only CyberKnife Center in Manhattan
  • Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Inpatient Diabetes Care
  • Earned American College of Cardiology’s NCDR ACTION Registry – GWTG 2015 Platinum Performance Achievement Award
  • “Get With the Guidelines” Gold Plus Award for Stroke and Gold Plus Award for Heart Failure
  • Children’s Hospital Association (formerly National Association of Children’s Hospitals and Related Institutions (NACHRI)) Designated Children’s Hospital
  • Long Island’s Only Fetal Surgery Program
  • First Hospital on Long Island to Achieve “Baby-Friendly” Certification
  • Accredited Bariatric Surgery Center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP)
  • American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Accredited Bariatric Surgery Program as a Comprehensive Center with Adolescent Privileges
  • Accredited Sleep Disorders Center by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine(AASM)
  • Wound Healing Center and Hyperbaric Medicine Program Awarded Accreditation for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Center of Excellence
  • Nassau County Subcontractor of the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program (WTCMMTP)
  • HomeCare Elite Certified Home Health Agency and Long-Term Home Healthcare Program
  • Received Magnet Status by American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in 2016

U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World Report has named Winthrop-University Hospital as one of the best hospitals in the New York Metropolitan region for 2016-17, ranking for 13 high performing types of care, which include eight high performing specialties and five procedure and conditions of common care. In addition, Winthrop earned a prestigious national best ranking in Geriatrics.

The eight high performing specialties include:

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

The five procedure and conditions of common care include:

  • Aortic valve
  • Colon cancer
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Heart bypass
  • Heart failure

We were also ranked one of the best Children’s Hospitals in the nation and nationally ranked in three pediatric specialties (2016-2017)

  • Diabetes & Endocrinology
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology


One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery (2015-2016)
One of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention (2016)
One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care (2015-2016)
One of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care (2015-2016)
One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care (2014-2016)
One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery (2015-2016)
Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence (2015/16) – Top 5% of US Hospitals

Women Certified Inc.

Recipient of 2016 Women’s Choice Award for:

  • Breast Centers (2014-2016)
  • Heart Care (2015-2016)
  • Orthopedics  (2015-2016)
  • Cancer Care (2015-2016)
  • Bariatric Surgery (2016)