Baptist Medical Center East

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average


Baptist Medical Center East is a medical facility located in Montgomery, AL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Baptist Medical Center East

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%66%66%

Baptist Medical Center East

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dama Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Herron

It was excellent. He is really very competent and so easy to talk to.

Patsy Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Malik

Horrible communication skills and professionalism ! I will be switching my mom’s doctor ASAP !

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. McIntyre

Please Dr. Long, let us know where you are now. I have to use Shinkle now and he is awful!!!

Daniel Robinson Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Long

KD Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Goore

I love Dr. Goore. She is very nice and gets me in and out her office quickly:

Jackie Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Goore

Yes, he is thorough and a very good doctor. His nurses and the rest of his staff are very good to explain and are very caring. I was scared to have a couple procedures done but they talked with me (a long time) until I felt very comfortable.

Kaye Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Malik

Dr Barnes and his team are very thorough. Lab is quick and efficient.

Joan St Arnauld Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Barnes

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Curtis

Dawn C May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mathis

Dawn C May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

Dr. Ashurst has been my doctor for over 20 years. He has been compassionate, respectful, and caring throughout my experience which includes two deliveries. His office has provided excellent customer service for all of those years.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ashurst

I like Dr Goore, I had no problem with my Dr. Love her. I have other family members go to her also. When you have a problem she jump right on it and get it taken care of.

Taylor May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Goore

Always helpful.

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Wahiduzzaman

Anyone knw where Dr long went to?

David Bond May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Long

We trusted Chapman Orthodontics with three children and soon an adult. Very friendly and professional orthodontists and staff; couldn't recommend them any more highly.

David H. May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chapman

Extremely long wait times for about 5 minutes of doctor's time.

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Graham

I have made many visits to Dr. Herron's office and have always found him to be very professional and also personable. He is an outstanding physician and I recommend him without reservation. rel

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Herron

I am a patient of Dr. Kathy’s for 15 years. She is very helpful and responsive and always knows the latest information on medications and symptoms. Her nurse is also a good listener and comforting. They have done a great job monitoring my general health and specific issues with hypothyroidism.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Lindsey

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Wahiduzzaman

I felt comforted as soon as I arrived at Dr Goore's office. She and her staff always inspire confidence. I have always received excellent results. Thank you very much to everyone.

Dorothy Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Goore

cn Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Herrick

Kimberly A Fisher Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Saliski

Lee Anne Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Wahiduzzaman

I have gone to Your Doctors Office Urgent Care several times. I have been very pleased with the treatment by the doctor and the staff was pleasant and helpful.

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Wahiduzzaman

Excellent care. Dr. Arshad showed high concern for me as his patient. I would highly recommend Dr. Arshad to anyone in need of care. He is a skilled physician in his medical field.

Tom Payne Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Arshad

Dr. McWhorter saved me from having painful shoulder surgery with injections of ozone and PRP. I’m pain free and am working out again. Minimal cost, no recovery time and I feel great.

David I Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. McWhorter

Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Lindsey

I do not know of cardiologist who does not look over his patients medicines or order/review blood work. I would think that's very important for a specialist who treats cardiac disease....

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sims

Made the diagnosis that was baffling to other docs. Saved my mothers life, Great doctor and spent time explaining everything while she was on the ventilator

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Thrasher

Very good doctor. Kind and caring.

Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Williams

Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dailey

Thoroughly explained everything while keeping it simplified. Didn’t feel rushed through appointment. Great bedside manner.

Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Adediji

Deborah Callahan Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Schulman

Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

Nancy Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Massey

He is a knowledgeable, considerate, Compassionate and thorough. I have been his patient since 2005. I could not ask for better care. I would highly recommend Dr. Saliski to anyone with Pulmonary problems.

Debi Corbett Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Saliski

Dr Graves is very thorough and attentive, is genuinely concerned about his patients. Rarely if ever have I had to wait after my appt time to be called back.

TBarrow Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Graves

Dr Crawford is thorough, compassionate, and well versed in her specialty. She takes the time to listen to your symptoms and takes immediate action when necessary. We are at peace knowing she is in charge!!!

Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Crawford

Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Meadows

Zahra was the first person we encountered when we moved here. She is very knowledgeable about all diseases. She is always thorough and answers all of our questions and concerns. She has a great personality. She is concerned about all aspects of our health. We love her because she so concerned.

Nancy Hoffmann Jan 30 2020

Review for Zahra Daftarian

Very concerned with her patient’s health. Knowledgeable.

Nancy Hoffmann Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Masimasi

Mary in Montgomery, 1/24/20 Jan 25 2020

Review for Zahra Daftarian

Dr Holt performed a C5-C6 discectomy and fusion with titanium plates. I'd been to three docs who either failed to diagnose or misdiagnosed. Holt found and fixed the problem. Had virtually no pain following surgery; didn't need any painkillers. He's top notch.

Jay Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Holt

Jan 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sims

Dr. Ahmed is amazing. Great personality, listening skills and takes time to listen to my questions and concerns. Also, a master of his craft. Personally, I have the utmost confidence in him, as you should in your cardiologist of choice. Nerves of steel and very precise.

CD Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

Never mind going for check ups! Always warm and friendly! Highly recommended! Came to Dr. Thompson from MDAnderson !

LeV Taylor Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Thompson

Can't get passed physician assistant.

Louise Beverett Jan 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cox

Nurse Dec 29 2019

Review for Dr. Jakes

Excellent Physician. He cares about his patients. The office is efficient and appointments are ON TIME. Would recommend to anyone looking for a good Doc

Deb Dec 28 2019

Review for Dr. Parker

my experience was good. dr dailey and his office staff were courteous and thorough.

Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Dailey

Kelley Smith Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Janush

Dr. Katz is a wonderful doctor. He has been taking care of me for the last 13 years. My injections last between 1 to 3 years. He treats my parents as well. He has truly changed our lives for the better.

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Katz

I let him do 2 lumbar fusions and 2 cervical fusions and now a few years later I am again in severe pain. His office staff is awful! Rude and don't know the meaning of compassionate.

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Holt

Awesome and caring!! No matter how many people may dismiss him I am very appreciative of him and his staff??Keep up the good work!! 20 yrs now he has been our physician ??

Laura and Rodger Ribelin Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Cox

I have visited Dr Muller several times and each time I came away with excellent results. I highly recommend this doctor.

Dec 07 2019

Review for Dr. Muller

I meannn... he quirky, but he aight for real tho

Nov 24 2019

Review for Dr. Bolen

Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. McWhorter

Dr Herring has helped me out several times on weekends when I reached out to him. He is the nicest, sweetest, kindest, most pleasant and knowledgeable doctor I've met in a long time. A genuine doctor AND a true, compassionate gentleman. Thank you so much for everything Dr Herring.

Gloria Sheldon Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Herring

I saw Dr Barnett about 5 months ago. I am very happy with my treatment for hair thinning. My hair is thick and healthy now!

KC Nov 17 2019

Review for Dr. Barnett

He's a great wise ole doctor and has been in business a very long time one of the best!!

mg Nov 16 2019

Review for Dr. Hughes

Trippe’s Biggest Fan Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Trippe

Mrs. Kay Mont., Alabama Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Trippe

Patrick Nov 08 2019

Review for Dr. Bolen

Most caring and passionate Dr. I’ve ever had.

Nov 04 2019

Review for Dr. Tuck

Dr. Strickland is one the most caring, competent, and up-to-date doctors I have ever met. He listens and cares. He doesn't try to push medications, but asks about and recommends helpful lifestyle changes instead of drugs. He prefers to help his patients prevent illness, which I really appreciate!

Happy Patient Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Strickland

Dr. Tucks, is one of the most sweetest and professional doctors I have ever gone to. She is always very thorough and takes time to listen to you. She makes sure that she covers all area when there is an issue of concern. I will definitely reccomend her to anyone.

Keya Mccloud Pitts Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Tuck

Michael Norris MS, MCL, Fire Chief, RN, Paramedic Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Berlin

S. McGhee Oct 22 2019

Review for Dr. Sullivan

He actually gave me a barbiturate! He is incompetent!

Oct 16 2019

Review for Dr. Senadhi

Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Barnes

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Lindsey

Dr. Tuck, is both the MD for me and my special needs son. She is always upbeat and professional in her decisions. She has excellent bedside manners. We is very good about referrals and timely. I would definitely recommend her to others and have.

Vee & Sterling Parker Sep 30 2019

Review for Dr. Tuck

Dr. Preet has done an exceptional job with my complex health care. She listens, is most attentive & helpful. I enjoy having her as my doctor!

Rhoda Lee Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Kiran

Dr. Randall is an excellent surgeon and a gentle person. He answered all my questions and I never felt I was being rushed during the visit. He performed a hip replacement in July and I have had no problems whatsoever.

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Randall

Very good. Appreciate the good summation.

John D. Yelverton, Jr. in Montgomery , AL - Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Vyas

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Prieto-Dejesus. I was seen within a short amount of wait time and always receive excellent service.

JudyMay Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Prieto-Dejesus

My visit with Dr. Zimmerman is always rewarding. I love her. I've been going to her since I was 18 years old and I'm now 29. She knows my body just like I do.

Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

Was worked in to take out some stitches as my PCP was not on this day. Wonderful smile and professional in her work.

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Tuck

Lola Anthony Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Long

Great

Hillard Means Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Prieto-Dejesus

Always ??

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Masimasi

I love Dr Vaughn he is very knowledgeable and very professional. He was my second ENT doctor I have seen. I am dealing with a fast growing bacteria in my nose. Dr Vaughn has been on top of my care. Staff is very friendly and prompt in getting you in to see him.

Donna Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Vaughan

He inaccurately diagnosed my child causing horrible problems .

Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Milner

C.F. Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Chung

Visit was pleasant. Staff were very accommodating and caring. The interview with Dr. Streetman was very informative and comforting. This was my second visit to Dr. Streetman and I am glad Dr. Graves referred me to him.

Myra Meacham Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Streetman

Jordan Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Graham

She is extremely thorough - the best diagnostician I've ever seen.

Sep 02 2019

Review for Dr. Janush

He is excellent!

Lynn LaBier Sep 02 2019

Review for Dr. Chung

Rodney Woody Aug 31 2019

Review for Dr. Tuck

Dr.Tuck truly cares about her patients. I am so happy to have her as my physician. My only concern is the scheduling staff. They are not professional and don't seem to really care.

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Tuck

Dr. Daly did an excellent job. I highly recommend him.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Daly

I always feel confident with the information and advice I receive when visiting Dr.S. He listens, does not always agree, but explains his position for me to consider. Bottom line-- I trust his knowledge ,ability and his genuine interest in his patients.

Kay McCord Wilson Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Strickland

Dr. Leuschke has great "Bedside" manner and I was pleased with amount of time spent in review and exam.

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Leuschke

Dr. Kiran is a very professional individual. Her service is personable and she makes you feel that she cares about your health. She has a quiet mannerism but she is thorough with exams and her inquiries into your health. I am happy and very content that she is my primary physician.

Christine Johnson Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Kiran

Joshua Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Berlin

Location

Baptist Medical Center East

400 Taylor Rd, Montgomery, AL 36117

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