St. Vincent's Birmingham

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher 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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

12 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
  • Bloodstream infection 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

St. Vincent's Birmingham

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%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

St. Vincent's Birmingham

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%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very professional, and knowledgeable. Will definitely recommend to friends and family!

Nathan Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Colberg

He listens to the patient and cares much more than most doctors! I would highly recommend him to anyone!

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Brandner

Dr. Shaver performed a screening colonoscopy on my 86 year old grandmother. I believe his motives were purely financial given that current recommendations are to discontinue routine screening at age 75. HE TREATED MY LOVE ONE LIKE A PAYCHECK.

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Shaver

I had a great visit with Dr. Carter and I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends. He was very personable and explained my injury.

At’Tonee Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Dr.Nichols explains conditions, issues very well and makes a action plan to correct the issue.

Rena Cannon Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nichols

Dr Foster is a great physician. He works well with both the gynecology needs for mature patients and the obstetrics for reproductive years. Both myself and my two daughters are proud to trust him for our OB/GYN needs.

Shug10 Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Foster

Excellent surgeon

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Emblom

Excellent and kind

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

Dr. Sauer saved my hand, it was Christmas of 91 I believe, a light cut my hand so severe that they said if I had a hand i wouldn't be able to use it, Dr. Sauer saved my hand. It took 1025 stitches but he fixed it. I've thought about him often over the years & always wanted to say Thank you!!

Aimie Eggleton Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sauer

This fellow is one great Dr. and a fine person. I know you will like him.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Tapscott

Very patient and took time to explain everything. Would definitely recommend.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

Friendly staff. I felt well informed and well taken care of.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Emblom

David E Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cordover

Great nurse practitioner!

Jul 02 2020

Review for Kimkeisha Mitchell

He was exceptional

Michael Gatch Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Nichols

The doctors and nurses were very helpful and nice. I felt taken care of and heard. Also excellent Covid 19 protocols in place!

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Colberg

Very thorough in explaining surgery

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Waldrop

This was my first visit with Dr McGough. He was very personable. He asked questions and listened to my answers. He was patient while answering my questions and I didn’t feel rushed. Surgery was scheduled for later that week.

Teresa Hall Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. McGough

Dr. Cain and his staff took excellent care of me in a highly professional and timely fashion. All Covid precautions were taken to make me feel safe!

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cain

Dr. Harsh was very helpful and understanding and has really helped solve my issues time and time again.

Jim Bradford Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Harsh

Excellent supprt

Laurence Angell Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

Dr. Carter was very personal and relational. Very knowledgeable and explained things well. He’s a great doctor!

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Dr. Dugas is outstanding! Exhibits above expectation care for His patients.

Rodney Ward Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Dugas

Everything went well.

Lacon Carver Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cain

Dr. Rader did my thyroidectomy and did a fabulous job. His entire staff is great to work with.

Erika Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Rader

He was straight forward and very knowledgeable. Dr. Moore took into consideration my opinions but was honest and respectful.

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Everybody AllStaff was very professional and courteous

Annie Means Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Poczatek

Excellent, would highly recommend to anyone.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Great visit. Dr. Moore is very helpful and listened to my concerns and helped with a course of action.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Great!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Very good.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

I was very pleased with my visit to Andrews Sports Medicine. I chose to see Dr. Jeffrey Davis to perform my right hip-joint replacement. Everything is scheduled, and I have complete confidence that Dr. Davis will do an excellent job. Feel like I will be well cared for.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Very nice Dr. Explained exactly what he had to do..very congenial. Answered all my questions. Liked him.

Glenda Crawford Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Menendez

Dr Ludwig operated on the muscles of my eyes in 1996. I could not drive and reading was difficult. All went great and now 24 years later I still have almost perfect vision! Thank You Dr Ludwig. Col Ret Mike Wonner

Michael H Wonner Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ludwig

I could talk to Dr. Poczatek all day. The man is fascinating and an expert in neurology. I feel totally comfortable with him. Pam is also a wonderful asset, I am always glad to see her!

Sue Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Poczatek

Always listens and provides great care.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Miner

Robert Powers Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Rich

My husband has been a patient of Dr. Nichols for several years. So when I had an issue naturally he was the one to see. He is professional and yet personable. I feel very confident in his treatment methods.

Glenda Martin Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nichols

Kind, compassionate, and patient. Made room in her busy schedule to see me the day of injury and ensured MRI and surgeon visit was scheduled.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

Robert Powers Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Allen III

Jerry S Hart Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Elkus

I would highly recommend Dr Cain to anyone that has a question or concern.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Cain

Love Dr. Casey- she takes the time needed and listens to the patient. I never feel rushed. I've been going to her for several years and will definitely recommend her.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

Nice, personable.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Emblom

I felt at ease with Dr. Carter and he showed certainty about his plan of treatment to help me with my problem. He listened and never rushed our time. Answered my questions and concerns.

Norma Black Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Great service

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Waldrop

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Damrich

Dr. Moore was patient and very through and professional. He answered my questions, addressed my concerns and explained the procedure he is planning for my knee. I was very pleased.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Dr Shroyer is the best He has been my Dr for 20 years Caring takes time with you and is always very thorough !!!

Deborah Smith Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Shroyer

Dr. McGough was very nice and he actually cares about his patients!

Darrell Thomas Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. McGough

Dr. Colberg is compassionate and thorough with a wonderful bedside manner.

Dr. Colberg's Patient Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Colberg

Always takes the time to discuss each item and address any concerns I may have and how I am doing physically.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. McGough

It was great

Patrick Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Poczatek

I very much appreciated Dr. Pozcatek’s easygoing manner. He explained everything he was doing, and took time to answer all my questions. I never felt rushed or “dismissed”.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Poczatek

Best physician experience I’ve ever had. So appreciative of the whole staff!

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

I trust Dr Harsh with his decisions.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Harsh

A consummate professional. Took so much time with me I felt I was holding him up. Listens and communicates very well.

Steve Renfroe Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Harsh

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Farley

Excellent Doctor

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dugas

Very happy with the Dr and staff

Danny Wilson Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Clark III

Mindy Land Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bernal

Dr. McGough was personable and professional.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. McGough

Dr Cordover is awesome as well as all the staff are! This was not my first visit, just a follow up but I'd recommend him to anyone!!

Wanda Harvell Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Cordover

Dr. Colberg and staff did a great job working on an injury to my right hand.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Colberg

I was well pleased with Dr. Moore. He listened and then answered all my questions. I am now scheduled for knee replacement and look forward to playing with my grandkids again.

SHERRY H. 6-16-2020 Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Very professional. Took very good care of me.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Menendez

Dr Moore was excellent in explaining the procedure and was very patient answering the questions I had. He went thru the positives and negatives that might be associated with the surgery. I would recommend Dr Moore very highly!

David Wilkerson Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Excellent

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ortega

Love Dr. Flanagan, Eve, and staff Mary Beth and Amy. Always helpful. Take time to listen, and excellent results on two total knee replacements.

Sandra Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Flanagan

Excellent attention during Covid restrictions

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Went to see about an issue with my knee. Staff was very efficent in handling. Got a plan of action the same day .

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ortega

Thomas D. Weber Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

Dr colberg is compassionate and thorough with a wonderful bedside manner

Lora Poe Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Colberg

very satisfactory

john mcmillan Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ortega

Anonymous female looking for a better gynecologist Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Cowan

Engaging, friendly and we had a great dialogue about a process for determining my pain source.

Bob Kent Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Poczatek

he has taken care of me for a long time and has always given good advice and care.

Delmas Hinton Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Waldrop

Dr. Carter is pleasant and works in very a timely manner, which is very important. He also gives you options in your plan of treatments.

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Professional, confident, courteous Respectful of my time, no long wait to see the doctor

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Cordover

Dr. Phillip Fisher is a remarkable individual and a peerless surgeon. He’s thorough, caring, professional, and skillful. I’m glad to have found him and Birmingham is blessed to have him.

John Tice Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Fischer II

This Doctor is amazing..

Mandi L Baker Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Killian

The visit to see Dr Ortega was great, on time and very safe. He cares about making you better. Working in the Andrews group is such a positive. This will be my 2nd surgery and I seen Dr Ortega both times.

Gulledge Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ortega

Dustin Cotten Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Cordover

Great doctor and staff!

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Turner

He cares & understands. He takes the time to talk to you so you understand.

Robin Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Cordover

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Collins

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Dugas

Excellent communication and explanation of my condition.

John Watkins Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Cordover

Ron Clifton Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Waldrop

Very knowledgeable and explains very well medical problem and treatment. She has been more than kind to me and my family post surgery. Phone calls are quickly answered. Would not use anyone else. So glad to have gotten her when in hospital.

Jane Ann Cochran Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Folse

Carolyn Wilhite Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Rutherford

He repaired an ankle for me that had seriously torn connective tissue. He is a surgical genius that got me walking again. Can't thank him enough.

David Murphy Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Waldrop

Took time with me, listened, and explained the problem completely.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. McGough

Janet and Hugh Craigge Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rayburn

Very good experience with Dr Moore and staff

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

My husband had a knee replacement from Dr. Kissel. He did an excellent job. I would recommend him.

Cheryl Colvin Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kissel

Location

St. Vincent's Birmingham

810 Saint Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205