National Recognitions & Regional Distinctions

St. Joseph’s Health is proud to have exceptionally talented and experienced physicians, surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses and clinicians who work in unison with the newest technology available to repeatedly produce the best outcomes with the highest ratings for standards of excellence and improve the quality of life for patients.


National Recognitions

“Best Regional Hospital” by U.S. News & World Report
American College of Cardiology Accredited Chest Pain Center
Safety Grade ‘A’ rating from Leapfrog® Hospital Safety Grades
Awarded Three Stars from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons for coronary artery bypass, aortic valve replacement and mitral valve replacement
Recognized in 11 types of care by U.S. News & World Report
Awarded “Baby Friendly Hospital” by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. sponsored by UNICEF and the WHO
Primary care offices certified NCQA Level 3 Patient-Centered Medical Home
American Academy of Sleep Medicine Accreditation
Comprehensive Center accreditation for Bariatric Surgery
DNV GL Healthcare Certified as a Primary Stroke Center and Hip & Knee Replacement Center of Excellence
Surgical Intensive Care Received Beacon Award of Excellence
American Heart Association/American Medical Association Target: BP Gold+ and "Get with the Guidelines" GOLD PLUS - Stroke
American Heart Association Award Target: BP Gold Recognition
American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Bronze Award for
the “Get with the Guidelines®” Stroke program
“Most Wired” by Chime Healthcare
Awarded “America’s 50 Best for Cardiac Surgery” by Healthgrades
Awarded “America’s 50 Best for Vascular Surgery” by Healthgrades
Awarded “Joint Replacement Excellence” by Healthgrades
Newsweek Best Maternity Care Hospital 2023, 2020
IBM Watson Top 50 Hospitals for Cardiovascular Care 2021
Mitral Valve Repair Reference Center Award
Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary InterventionTM in 2022
Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine SurgeryTM in 2022


Regional Recognitions

Conducted the first Navio Robotic® partial knee replacement
Performed first MitraClip surgery
NYS Department of Health as a Primary Stroke Center
Blue Distinction Center Plus for Bariatric Surgery
Blue Distinction Center Plus for Cardiac Care
Blue Distinction Center Plus for Knee and Hip Replacement 
Blue Distinction Center for Maternity Care
Blue Distinction Center Plus for Spine Surgery