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Unity, Rochester General Hospitals Among State Leaders in Care

Unity Hospital and Rochester General Hospital are being hailed as some of the top hospitals in New York for specialized care.

Jul. 7, 2022 3   min read

Unity Hospital and Rochester General Hospital are being recognized as providing exceptional care for their patients in specialized areas. The distinctions are measured by Healthgrades— the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems. 

Unity Hospital is being recognized as the No. 1 hospital in New York for Joint Replacement in 2022, placing it among the top 5 percent in the nation for joint replacement. Rochester General Hospital earned the designation as the No. 5 hospital in New York for Critical Care in 2022, which makes it the highest ranked hospital in Rochester for Critical Care. The distinctions are a testament to each hospital’s superior clinical performance.

Praise for clinical achievements

Both Unity Hospital and Rochester General Hospital attained further acclaim with multiple Five-Star Recipient awards.

Unity Hospital

Unity Hospital received recognition for cardiac, orthopedics, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, critical care, and labor and delivery care, and a Surgical Care Excellent Award - making it among the top 10 percent of hospitals in the nation for surgical care in 2022.

“Each day, the members of our healthcare teams provide patients with exceptional service and comprehensive care,” said Douglas Stewart, PsyD, President, Unity Hospital. “I am proud to see their efforts recognized and applaud their incredible work.”

Rochester General Hospital

Rochester General Hospital was named a recipient of Healthgrades ‘America’s 50 Best Hospitals’ Award for the fourth straight year (2019-2022). The institution was also named a Five-Star Recipient for treatment of heart attack and heart failure in cardiac care; cranial neurosurgery and treatment of stroke in neurosciences; treatment of pneumonia in neurosciences; upper gastrointestinal surgeries, colorectal surgeries, GI bleed, and bowel obstruction for gastrointestinal; and treatment of sepsis and respiratory failure for critical care.

“The staff at Rochester General Hospital are highly skilled and deeply committed to serving this community,” said Kevin Casey, MD, President, Rochester General Hospital. “We applaud their efforts to provide the best possible care to every individual who comes through our doors. The recognition they are receiving is well earned.”

Healthgrades independently analyzes approximately 4,500 short-term acute care hospitals in the United States using three years of Medicare patient data from 2018-2020. This data excludes all COVID-19 patients for 2020. Ratings are determined using a risk-adjusted statistical model based on each hospital’s actual performance.

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1555 Long Pond Road
Rochester, New York 14626
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1425 Portland Avenue
Rochester, New York 14621
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