Baptist Medical Center South

68%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average


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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

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

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • 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
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Baptist Medical Center South

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%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%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Baptist Medical Center South

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%67%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Long term patient's caregiver Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Davidson

I have grown to appreciate Dr Karst. He’s been very thorough and helpful to me on each visit. I trust Dr Karst.

Dave Livermore Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Karst

He's amazing. The staff is also great as well..we appreciate all that you've done

Erica Howard Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Dupre

Shelia Watts Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Williams

Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Clark

Melanie Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Shin

Onsite COVID Test was easy to schedule. Dr. Hepperle has 2 Nurse Practitioners who checked in on me with weekly Telehealth visits until I tested negative.. Thanks for being by my side Kendra and Zack!

Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

Great physicians and staff! I recommend your practice to all my active and retired military friends.

Aug 16 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

Their Telehealth option has really helped during COVID. I can conveniently make my monthly appointments and help with the grandkids!

Aug 16 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

Karen Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ashurst

Jessica Terrell Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ashurst

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. McIntyre

Dr. Walter B Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Strickland

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

Dr. Hepperle is a great doctor in my opinion. She actually listens to you and explains things in a way anyone can understand. A straight forward and tell you like it is old school, but very polite, lady.

Jack E Pilkington Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

Doris Davis Montgomery,Ala. Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lawhon

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Heck

Very informative and caring physician! I’m grateful to have a female gynecologist that understands my concerns and doesn’t just give me generic answers! I’ve been a patient for two years and have always had a good experience!

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Clark

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

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Clark

I love Dr Lyons straight forward approach.

Beatrice G Kniseley Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lyons

Dr Reed was my attending physician in triage at St Vincent’s and was probably the best experience I’ve ever had with a doctor. He advocated for me and checked up on me in the hospital, even through I wasn’t his patient. His bedside manner and care for was phenomenal.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Reed

he let me suffer night and day. my pain is so bad i cannot sleep , turning, begging God for help he knows i suffer you think u know me and my past

betty oglrsby Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Heck

Dr. Hepperle and her staff were very friendly, professional and knowledgeable. The lobby was very clean, well- lit and had plenty of close parking. The exam rooms were decorated nicely and were very clean and organized.

Tammy Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

Dr. Hepperle is an excellent diagnostic physician. She explained all my lab work in plan terms so I could understand my medical diagnosis and treatment. Front desk and the nurse Chelsea treat me like family. I love them all.

Ms. Valarie Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

No bedside manner, the wait is extremely long, and not personable at all. She display a no caring attitude. Overall, not a good doctor.

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

Lorinda woods Wade Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Bentley

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

Mary J Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Mukkamala

Horrible horrible doctor

Julie Jones Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Lyons

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

Dr G delivered my daughter 23 years ago. I was new to Montgomery and he was awesome the whole pregnancy. My daughter was a fertility baby and he assured me the entire pregnancy. Great doctor and great bed side manners.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Garrard

Dr Freeman is a caring, very knowledgeable dr. He is careful to listen to the patient.Best GP I have ever had.

Charlotte Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Freeman

He is patient and kind, answers my questions. He is able to help me get well. He does not judge people and just moves them forward in reaching better health. He has recommended some great specialists for me. Class Act!

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Freeman

Dawn C May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mathis

Dawn C May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Suggs

Dr Hoy is truly a great Doctor! Takes his time with you and listens to what Medical Problems you have. We are really lucky to have him in Prattville, Al.!

Roan Holloway May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hoy

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

Dr. Fall has been my mom’s rheumatologist for many years! I find him incredibly thorough. He is very blunt but I appreciate that. I trust him to care for my mom and feel good about the treatment she receives. I highly recommend Dr. Fallahi for your rheumatology needs.

Tammy May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Fallahi

I can only speak for myself. I always had to wait a long time to see him and when he did come in ,he would not speak or apologize, and was through with me in two min.

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ingram

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

What a pleasant experience Very friendly & competent staff...no wait for the Doctor who makes you feel like your best friend & a great listener...highly recommend

Chet Matthews May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Freeman

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Wahiduzzaman

He is the the most compassionate doctor I have ever had. He makes you feel comfortable and never hesitates to pray with you. Many of his patients are dreading the day he retires.

Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. McClinton

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

DH Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Logan

cn Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Herrick

Kimberly A Fisher Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Saliski

Dr. Kendrick is a caring, professional physician who is knowledgeable in neurosurgery. He has the utmost respect for his patient's and treats them kindly.

Suzanne Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kendrick

NO ONE FROM THIS OFF EVER RETURNS YOUR PHONE CALLS THIS IS SAD DO BETTER PLEASE

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pou

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

Dr. Mora performed a surgery that certainly saved my life. My recovery was swift and without complication. I would give more than 5 stars if it were possible.

Phil Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mora

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

My disabled brother, in a wheelchair and in pain, arrived 12- 14 minutes late for his afternoon appointment. But the staff made him wait almost 2 hours until all other patients were seen.

Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Treadwell

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

Professional and very courteous. Treatment was truly individualized and made the iLASIK procedure more comfortable overall.

Jessica R. Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Shin

Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Windham

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

Heidi Jonoes Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hepperle

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

Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Abt

Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Meadows

Very concerned with her patient’s health. Knowledgeable.

Nancy Hoffmann Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Masimasi

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

Incredibly kind doctor with a vast knowledge of medicine. Always gets to the underlying cause of symptoms rather than treating them without answers. Would recommend to ANYONE!

Jan 19 2020

Review for Dr. Abt

Excellent! Good bedside manners, never in a rush, very professional and knows patients needs!

James Howell Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Adaraloye

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

You can expect a wait when you go see Dr. Shin but he's worth it. He's kind, thorough and an expertise in his field.

Barbara Owens Jan 13 2020

Review for Dr. Shin

Barbara Owens Jan 13 2020

Review for Dr. Abt

Sean P. Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Pirofsky

James Jan 07 2020

Review for Dr. Fallahi

I very much appreciate that Dr. Abt listens. More than that, though, I appreciate the way she understands and supports those of us who want to try natural approaches to our health before throwing prescriptions at us.

E. L. Jan 05 2020

Review for Dr. Abt

Can't get passed physician assistant.

Louise Beverett Jan 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cox

Grateful Jan 02 2020

Review for Dr. Mora

Location

Baptist Medical Center South

2105 E South Blvd, Montgomery, AL 36116

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