Since 1852, The Mount Sinai Hospital has been a source of major advances in medicine, including blood transfusions, flu vaccines, liver transplants, genetic research and geriatrics. The Hospital fosters an environment in which innovation is encouraged and achieved. Our medical students are an essential part of this proud heritage.
A premier tertiary-care facility, The Mount Sinai Hospital draws patients from surrounding communities, across the country and around the world. Our staff of more than 3,000 full-time and voluntary physicians treats almost 47,000 inpatients and 427,000 outpatients each year. Many of our faculty are in private practice in the neighborhoods surrounding the Hospital.
A regional center for spinal cord and brain injury rehabilitation, Mount Sinai has one of the most comprehensive and innovative rehabilitation programs in the country. Hospital programs in geriatrics, hemophilia, AIDS, high-risk pregnancy, neonatal specialty care and pediatric respiratory disease are also regional leaders.
Mount Sinai was the first medical school to establish a Department of Geriatrics, as well as departments of environmental and occupational medicine. The interdisciplinary Cardiovascular Institute fosters an innovative approach to treating heart diseases. The Hospital is also home to the world's only center for the diagnosis and care of Jewish genetic diseases.