Gadsden Regional Medical Center

63%

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

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

9 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • 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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63%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Gadsden Regional Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Gadsden Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%60%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Patel. He is very friendly and thorough. He is a very good doctor and I would recommend him to anyone. His office staff are very friendly and care for all their patients. A great office staff!!

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

VERY GOOD BEDSIDE MANNER, EXCELLENT DR AND STAFF WAS GREAT!!!

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

She saved my life.

Suzy Steward Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Vann

Dr. Bogdonova is very professional and courteous. Makes sure you understand her directions and what to do if something doesn't go according to plan. Your questions are always answered to where you can understand.

Cheryl A Zuck Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bogdanova

I trust Dr Hester to tell me the truth for the best care possible.

Ruth Crawford Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Hester

I love Dr. Frederick SO so much. She is great. Professional, but also has very good interpersonal skills!! She is my favorite ob/gyn I've ever had, I'm so blessed to have her.

Alegra Starks Kuiper Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Frederick

Helen Davis Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Perry

Roddy Reavis Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Narayan

I felt like he wasn't listening to what I was saying and seemed distracted. The staff was rude and wasn't very professional. It felt like a rushed visit.

Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Just

Very pleased with my visit. Kind and caring.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Spotnitz

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jaiswal

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Wilborn

Even during this Corona Virus crisis, Dr. Chellamuthu called my mom and went over her labs. We are very thankful for the commitment and care.

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Very insightful and knowledgeable cardiologist . Patient and answered all of my questions and addressed my concerns . Extremely nice staff ; from the receptionist to the nurses , I was treated with understanding and compassion .

CGB Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr G Patel is a very great Cardiologists in our town. He cares so much for his patients and will do all he can to treat your issues. I trust him with my entire family to keep us heart healthy! Great bedside manner and truly a great person!

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

John Robertson Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Perry

My experience has been positive. Melissa, Lori and Dr. Just have always treated me well. Dr Just’s treatment plan has kept me mobile. For that I am very grateful. He also treats my migraines. I would definitely recommend him.

Rebecca B. Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Just

Pam Tarrance Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Recommend Dr. Prime without reservations. He is excellent.

JW Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Prime

Dr. G. Patel is a phenomenal cardiologist. He is very knowledgeable and has excellent patient care.

D Temple Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Janet Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Carr

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Morgan

Professional, kind, straightforward. Knows what he is doing.

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kantzler

Very knowledgeable, compassionate, and engaging! She truly cares about her patients.

Peggy Stone Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Frederick

Adam Wade Williams Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Blackstock

Ive had a few endocrinologists, Dr Homan is one of the best. I would definitely recommend him.

Matt Temple Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Homan

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Dr. Chellamuthu is a very nice and informative doctor that takes the time to answer questions and talk with the patient about treatment options he and his staff are Great!! I highly recommend this doctor.

Patricia Blevins Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Dr. Chellamuthu has been taking care of my mom since 2013. Very pleased with the care provided at his office. Very helpful staff.

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Barbara Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Perry

A Barkley Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Wren

Pamela (Sue) Morton Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Wren

I like her but the staff or receptionist isn’t very helpful. I called to change my appointment and when I tried to tell her who I was she hung up the phone. That is very rude.

Maria Kilgore in Rainbow City, AL - Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bogdanova

A Dr that truly cares about you & your health. He will do whatever it takes to make sure your taken care of. Theirs no Dr I trust more with my or my family’s health.

Gregg Thompson Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ayres

Dr. Spotnitz spent a lot of time explaining my condition, his exam was very thorough. Short wait time, staff was very kind. He reviewed my medications and explained each medications indication and side effects.

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Spotnitz

Worst Doctor ever. Thinks he knows everything. Doesn't listen to your concerns just sits there and nods his head and gets his money. Nurses are rude and incompetent. No test are done in the office, nothing. Do not go there and wast your time or money.

Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Jennifer C. Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. McIntosh

Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

The wait can be horrendous, but she is worth it. She takes the time to answer all of your questions and concerns.

Michele Messer Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Morgan

I want to thank Dr Wade for helping me with my cancer. I had a cancerous tumor removed from my kidney.

Jerry Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wade

He is such a nice and friendly Dr. He takes his time to talk and explain everything.. Very gentle with what he does. Very easy to talk to. He's the best!

Joan Eades Jan 26 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Former patient fired her Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Morgan

He was awesome..just plain awesome. Unlike any doctor I know, has a great bedside manner and makes you feel very comfortable and treated me with respect. I will recommend him to everyone I know to see him..AWESOME DOC...and very very thorough, from top to bottom. And made me feel at ease.

Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Not a fan Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Perry

Short wait time. Nice staff. I have had migraines since I was a child. Dr. Spotnitz has been very helpful, with his help I'm managing them better than ever

Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Spotnitz

Worst communication between doctor and patient I’ve ever experienced.

Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Davenport

TPADG Jan 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ostendorf

Susan Galloway Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Dorsett

Dr. Randall Haney Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Narayan

I have dealt with migraines for years and Dr. Spotnitz was very professional and caring and got to the source of my issues. His staff was very nice and assisted in getting my medications covered, etc.

Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Spotnitz

Doctor J saved my life and I will be grateful for as long as I am alive. A wonderful doctor, friend, and all around person.

Jamison McBurnett Nov 28 2019

Review for Dr. Jaiswal

He is awesome! He listens & answers any questions you have. He is extremely patient & kind. He is an Excellant doctor & I'm so thankful that he took me as a patient!

Linda Reynolds Nov 24 2019

Review for Dr. Robinson

Gets the job done.

Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Teschner

Katie Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Chua

Terrible. He sent my dad home from the ER after two separate visits for severe headaches and nausea. My dad ended up having a brain mass and passed away. If she’s the best they have I feel bad for the whole county.

Nov 10 2019

Review for Dr. Christensen

NaturalGirl Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Rumley

J&W of Jacksonville, AL Oct 17 2019

Review for Dr. Sparks Sr

On time, all were very nice with Dr. Lackey nice, professional work. Helpful back pain relief.

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Lackey

Very knowledgeable about a variety of illnesses and the medications to treat them. He treats his patients with respect and spends time going over everything with you. If he finds a condition he doesn’t treat, he will recommend several specialists to you. I highly recommend Dr. Akisanya.

K. Jenkins Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Akisanya

Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Phillips

Reba Patton Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Wade

Most uncaring doctor office I have ever experienced!

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Spotnitz

I had no visit. I had an encounter with him at the hospital. He is a rude human!

Aug 22 2019

Review for Dr. Just

He's very nice! Good bedside manner. Everyone is super nice!

Aug 10 2019

Review for Dr. Chellamuthu

Horrible. Created problems I never had and didn’t fix the one he operated because of. Had to have three additional operations by others after the three he did on me

George Terrell Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Shah

Hideous

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Patel

Great Dr.. He really cares about your well being. Thank You so much Dr Amin.

Adam Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Amin

May 24 2019

Review for Dr. Crabtree

He takes his time with his patients and treats you like a person rather than a number.

Apr 29 2019

Review for Dr. Patel

Apr 27 2019

Review for Dr. Crabtree

Apr 20 2019

Review for Dr. Hester

Denied wife tank oxygen! Low body oxygen !

Apr 19 2019

Review for Dr. Vann

Dr. McIntosh is one of the best doctor in Calhoun County. I would recommend her to anyone.

Apr 15 2019

Review for Dr. McIntosh

Very rude and not a thorough physician. Waste of time and money.

Apr 03 2019

Review for Dr. Just

I really liked Dr. Lee Wilson, He gave me knew knees, and can walk with out hurting and crying. I highly recommend Dr. Wilson if you knees knee surgery. H shares information with you, shows you the x-ray film. then went to therapy which was great at NEO. He's a 5 star doctor. ---Kim Huddleston

Apr 03 2019

Review for Dr. Wilson

Mar 31 2019

Review for Dr. Wilborn

Very good treatment in a caring environment

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Lackey

A little disorganized but other than that they’re pretty good doctor

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Teschner

Dr Tummala has been my doctor for about 25 years. I have been very pleased with his treatment that he has given all this time. He is and excellent gastroenterologist.

Mar 27 2019

Review for Dr. Tummala

Awesome doctor who has helped me tremendously. I have been a patient for about 3 years. He is very kind and concerned. He takes his time and asks do you have any questions or issues.

Mar 27 2019

Review for Dr. Shah

He's my family doctor. He is very concerned about my well being. He always has time to listen about my problems or issue. He is an excellent doctor for someone is looking for one.

Mar 27 2019

Review for Dr. Harper

I really love Dr. Keithan, Lisa and everyone at the office. Lisa keeps things organized and they always listen to you. Great front office, very sweet and efficient. They do not hesitate to refer you to another doctor if needed and they have always helped in any way possible.

Mar 18 2019

Review for Dr. Keithan

He has an excellent bedside manner. Listens carefully to all your questions. Explains everything simply. He us an Awesome Dr.

Mar 18 2019

Review for Dr. Kaleem

Mar 16 2019

Review for Dr. Newman

I though he was wonderful.. Incredibly personable and friendly and once even made a house call to take stitches out so I would not have to come in the office because of a procedure by another physician that left me quite weak.. I highly recommend him...

Mar 16 2019

Review for Dr. Newman

Mar 16 2019

Review for Dr. Rayburn

Mar 16 2019

Review for Dr. Ryan

I would never let this man near me again.. He practices with another urologist who damaged me for life and he was on call for one of my operations while I was hospitalized.Arrogant, rude, dismissive--all those would fit my experience with him..

Mar 16 2019

Review for Dr. Pirani

I would feel quite comfortable recommending Dr. Blackstock.

Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Blackstock

Staff was rude and Dr. Ostendorf seem to be unfriendly at times and was really rude to my mother he spoke harshly to her and she has since found another ENT who is very caring and concerned.

Feb 26 2019

Review for Dr. Ostendorf

Feb 26 2019

Review for Dr. Mu

Excellent doctor

KathyO in Guntersville, AL - Feb 10 2019

Review for Dr. Christensen

Waited 3 months for appointment and was greeted by nurse who said I could not see Dr. Lackey because they were strict and I could not adhere to their rules?

Feb 06 2019

Review for Dr. Lackey

I love dr Carr. He is the best doctor.He listens to his patients and prescribed what they need! Thank you Dr Carr!

Rennae in Gadsden, AL - Feb 05 2019

Review for Dr. Carr

Location

Gadsden Regional Medical Center

1007 Goodyear Ave, Gadsden, AL 35903

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