News Aug 1, 2023

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation ranked #3 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report

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Kessler Institute Ranked the No. 3 Rehabilitation Hospital in the Nation
by U.S. News & World Report

West Orange, NJ – August 1, 2023 – Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, a Select Medical hospital, has been recognized as the No. 3 rehabilitation hospital in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for 2023-2024. This marks the 31st consecutive year that Kessler Institute has been ranked among the nation’s Best Hospitals for rehabilitation.

“We are extremely proud that Kessler continues to be recognized as one of the very best rehabilitation hospitals in the country,” said Sue Kida, president, Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. “It’s a privilege to provide specialized care for our patients as they recover from catastrophic injury or illness and resume their lives.”

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation is one of seven Select Medical inpatient rehabilitation hospitals to receive the “Best Rehabilitation Hospitals” designation from U.S. News & World Report for 2023-2024.

The annual Best Hospitals ranking, now in its 34th year, is designed to assist patients and their doctors in making informed decisions about where to receive quality care for challenging health conditions or elective procedures.

U.S. News evaluated rehabilitation hospitals performance using a variety of measures such as scope of services, outcomes and quality/safety metrics, as well as reputational scores. The methodology factored in data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, American Hospital Association, eRehabData, UDSMR and medical rehabilitation specialists.

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About Select Medical

Select Medical is one of the largest operators of critical illness recovery hospitals, rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and occupational health centers in the United States based on number of facilities. As of June 30, 2023, Select Medical operated 108 critical illness recovery hospitals in 28 states, 32 rehabilitation hospitals in 12 states, 1,944 outpatient rehabilitation clinics in 39 states and the District of Columbia, and 540 occupational health centers in 41 states. At June 30, 2023, Select Medical had operations in 46 states and the District of Columbia. Information about Select Medical is available at

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