BP Fossella Congratulates Staten Island University Hospital For Prestigious U.S. News & World Report


BP Fossella to Congratulate Staten Island University Hospital for Prestigious Regional Hospital Ranking 

SIUH was ranked “13th Best” in the state and “High Performing” across numerous adult specialties and procedures by U.S. News & World Report


Staten Island, NY – Borough President Vito Fossella hosted a press conference congratulating Staten Island University Hospital on their placing on US News’ Best Regional Hospital list at SIUH Ocean Breeze on Friday, August 18, at 10 a.m. in the Regina McGinn Center Executive Board Room. 

The US News & World Report Rankings, which were released on August 1, named SIUH the 13th best hospital in New York State. Additionally, the hospital ranked High Performing in six adult specialties and 11 procedures, ranging from Colon and Lung Cancer surgery to heart bypass surgery and cardiac and stroke care.  

US News’ “Best Hospitals” rankings are based on a number of criteria, including patient outcomes, care quality, and specialty assessments.  

The Borough President will present their high ranking as evidence of SIUH’s top-quality care, and a significant reason to “Stay on Staten Island.” 

We are proud of SIUH’s ranking and appreciate the critical, top-notch service they provide for our Staten Island community. 

Banner Image: Staten Island University exterior. Image Credit – Northwell Health


BP Vito Fossella

The Office of the Borough President has a responsibility to advocate for the entire Borough of Staten Island and all its residents, and represents the Borough's interests within City government. The Borough President communicates directly with the Mayor and the City Council to emphasize Staten Island’s budget priorities. In addition, the Borough President is responsible for reviewing major land use decisions and proposing sites for city facilities within the Borough. As the chair of the Borough Board, the Borough President leads Staten Island’s City Council delegation and Community Board chairs in the process of reviewing and approving the transfer of public properties to private use. The Borough President’s Office houses the Borough's Topographical Bureau, which maintains the borough’s official maps and assigns street addresses. The Borough President monitors the delivery of city services on Staten Island, and acts as a liaison between residents and city agencies when problems arise to devise solutions. The Borough President is also responsible for appointing one member to the Panel for Educational Policy and one member to the City Planning Commission, as well as some 150 members to Staten Island’s three community boards.

One Comment

  • Avatar Blue Pony says:

    Good. I’m sick of SI health care being third world while NYC is right there and you have the wealthy flying in for everything.

    But still, I say stay away fro the docs and you live longer.

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