NYGH ranked #2 hospital in Canada

Newsweek ranks NYGH #2 hospital in Canada.

In a comprehensive review of 1,000 hospitals in 11 countries, Newsweek recently ranked North York General Hospital (NYGH) the second best hospital in Canada and one of the top 100 hospitals in the world. 

As a leading community academic hospital, NYGH provides a full range of health care services, from family medicine to acute care and specialized surgery. NYGH has delivered exceptional patient- and family-centred care to the community for over half a century, while building a culture of innovation, quality, and learning.

“We are extremely proud to be recognized as the second best hospital in Canada,” says Dr. Joshua Tepper, President and CEO of North York General. “This remarkable achievement reflects our highly skilled physicians and staff, dedicated volunteers and generous donors. We strive to put patients first in everything we do and this ranking reflects the success of our efforts.”

Newsweek ranks NYGH #2 hospital in Canada

Newsweek released their Best Hospital ranking in March 2019

“Our compassion, partnerships, philanthropy and innovation combine to create world class quality care for our patients and their families,” says Samuel Elfassy, Chair of the NYGH Board of Governors and Vice President, Safety at Air Canada. “Our transformation efforts are focused on creating the local health care system that our rapidly growing, diverse community will need for the next 50 years.”

Dedicated to its academic mission, NYGH is affiliated with the University of Toronto and collaborates with more than 50 other universities and colleges.

Proud of our care and academics, we are:

  • A leader in surgical wait times

  • The only breast cancer care program in Canada to be fully accredited by the American National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers

  • An innovator in care delivery such as dedicated nurse navigators for cancer and joint replacement surgery

  • One of the very few hospitals in Canada to have a multidisciplinary group of experts review each case of breast cancer and rectal cancer

  • The hospital of choice each year for almost 2,000 learners in dozens of clinical and management programs and services

  • Home of unique, high impact, community-oriented research programs

Newsweek ranked the best hospitals in 11 industrialized countries. One thousand hospitals were ranked, based on recommendations from medical professionals, patient surveys and medical performance measures, such as data on the quality of treatment, hygiene and patient safety.

April 15, 2019

Corporate Communications and Public Affairs
Phone: 416-756-6127

This article appeared in the May 2019 issue of The Pulse.

Subscribe now to receive North York General Hospital's community newsletter. 

Share this article