North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute Among “Top 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs”

7/23/2013

Contact: Michelle Pipia-Stiles
(516) 313-1708
mpipiastil@nshs.edu


MANHASSET, NY

North Shore LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI) has been named in Becker’s Hospital Review’s “Top 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs” in the United States.

The monthly Becker’s Hospital Review offers up-to-date business and legal news and analysis relating to hospitals and health systems.  The criteria for the hospitals listed included: nominations, clinical accolades, quality care and spine and neurosurgical proficiencies.  In addition, hospitals listed have been recognized for excellence in spine and neurosurgery healthcare rating resources, including U.S. News & World Report.

“We are delighted to be named in Becker’s Hospital Review and recognized for excellence in CNI’s neurosurgical and spine care,” said Raj K. Narayan, MD, chair of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and director of CNI. “We offer patients a multidisciplinary approach to the entire spectrum of neurological disorders including brain tumors, brain aneurysms, traumatic brain injury, movement disorders, epilepsy and back and neck problems.  Each patient is unique and a tailored treatment plan is executed to meet their needs.”

About North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI)
The Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI), part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, consists of multidisciplinary clinical and research teams that provide patients with state-of-the-art treatments for the entire spectrum of neurological diseases, including brain aneurysms, AVM’s, stroke, traumatic brain injury, movement disorders, brain and spinal cord tumors, diseases of the spine, muscle and peripheral nerves, Chiari malformation, syringomyelia, neurodegenerative diseases, pain, epilepsy and neurological diseases of infancy and childhood.  To learn more about CNI and its centers of excellence, go to neurocni.com or call the Neuroscience Hotline at (516) 562-3822.

For more information about Becker’s Hospital Review, go to beckershospitalreview.com.