Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

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

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
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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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%84%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%67%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%73%66%

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

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%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

We have had DR. MINNICK for many years and she listens to our complaints and helps us regardless of the issues at hand.

WILLIAM AND LORETTA NOLLNER Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Minnick

Bruce Hanson Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Willis

I wrote a letter to him and he wrote back. That's a high recommendation in my book. Diana Graf Delta Junction, Alaska

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Wrenn

Very nice gentleman, knows his profession and his cases very well. Would highly recommend his services!!

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Footit

Teri Jun 24 2020

Review for Crystal McCormick

Dr. Nimeh and his staff are awesome. My life is so much better since my UroLift.

Gene Kight May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Dr asked all the right questions. Very satisfied with video office call

Sam McConkey, MD (ret) May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

May 04 2020

Review for Sylvia McCormick

Highly recommend!

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

First rate service by Dr. Nimeh & His staff..

LEON F. TOMASIC Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

I am very pleased to be working for Dr Nimeh. His attention to patients and details is top-notch. He wants the best for his patients and Fairbanks.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Three tears in rotator cuff. 9 weeks out and have almost full rotation. No pain. Great job. Very happy!!!

Keith Lott Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Wade

I am very impressed with the quality of care that Dr. Nimeh and his staff offer. Dr. Nimeh is incredibly knowledgable and helpful, and his staff are always kind and accomidating. I cannot reccomned Fairbanks urology enough!

Emma F Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Dr. Nimeh provides excellent care for his patients. His staff is very pleasant to work with as well. Nothing but good things to say about this facility! Would highly recommend his care.

Justine Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Doctor Nimeh is an amazing Doctor to work under, he's very knowledgeable, and takes the time for every patient, no matter if you've been scheduled or you have an emergent case. He strives the serve the community and im happy to be part of his team!

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Doctor Nimeh is an amazing Doctor to work under, he's very knowledgeable, and takes the time for every patient, no matter if you've been scheduled or you have an emergent case. He strives the serve the community and im happy to be part of his team!

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. McIntyre

Gifted Physician Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wappett

Richard Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Dr. Conley was fantastic! She puts you at ease while discussing sensitive subjects, she takes the time to explain the science and reasons behind her diagnosis, she talks to you and not down to you, and she gives you good, sound, advice. Everything you'd want in a doctor!

Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Conley

Nashawna Richardson Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Foote

Very friendly. Informs you as progress is being made. Keeps you at ease through out your visit.

Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Willis

The office is top notch using most up to date treatment technology. Excellent attention to detail.

Krista Holbrook in Fairbanks, AK - Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Willis

They always spend along time cleaning the teeth

Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Willis

Excellent service. Super professional.

Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. Willis

I love the friendliness and knowledgeable staff!

Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Willis

She didnt show up for my appointment, waited 2 1/2 hours. Seen someone else. She has walked away from her patents at family medical clinic no contact. After perscribing medication you just cant stop.(not pain meds).

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Marcotte

Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Nimeh

My daughter has JRA and Dr. Delzer is the eye doctor Dr. Banks recommend for her to see. He is really good with my daughter and does a thorough job on checking her eyes every 4 months.

Laura Knowles Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Delzer

Great doctor. Takes time to talk and listen to his patients. Seems like he cares.

Nov 16 2019

Review for Dr. Thiele

Highlt recommend Dr. Quayle!

Nov 16 2019

Review for Dr. Quayle

The best Dr ever. I moved out of state and if I was rich, I would fly to Alaska to have Dr. Chui

Marisha Brooks Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Chiu

Bill and Kathy Biggs Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Teslow

Cost over $800.00 cash for five minute with Dr. Webb. Mmmmmm?

Steve Cole Oct 17 2019

Review for Dr. Webb

the best ever, no problems. word cannot show the concern and care i was provided.

craig perrin in fairbanks, AK - Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Willis

E.D. via EMS for chest pain and hypertension. Routine by E.D. standards, but the entire team at Fairbanks Memorial did a great job of keeping me safe and informed. Thank you.

Glenn Sep 22 2019

Review for Dr. Tansky

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Very open to questions and discussion. Thorough information, very personable.

Shawn Deremer Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Highfill

Dr Lieberman saw me as a result of an emergent visit to ER. He has one of the best bedside manners I've ever seen! He even called a few hours later to check in on me! Wow! This is the kind of surgeon you want. Thanks Doc!

Wayne Flint Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Lieberman

L Murray Aug 15 2019

Review for Dr. Witham

Anchorage office. 1.5 hour wait. Too aggressive approach. They seem to have lost my test results. I will not be returning to this doctor. Look around Healthgrades. There are well reviewed Urologist here. Go see one of them.

Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Nimeh

Lionel Maye in Anchorage, AK - Jul 01 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

GMA Jun 28 2019

Review for Dr. Jiang

Jun 26 2019

Review for Dr. Chiu

Outstanding experience! Couldn't ask for a better outcome.

Allen Stream in Eagle River, AK - Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

John Adams in Anchorage, AK - Jun 12 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

E. Stormont Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Tamai

Jun 05 2019

Review for Dr. Foelsch

May 13 2019

Review for Dr. Hubbard

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Lopez

Apr 18 2019

Review for Dr. Fuller

Very nice and caring doctor. He takes time to explain things in a way you can understand.

Apr 16 2019

Review for Dr. Wappett

Margaret in Anchorage, AK - Apr 16 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Apr 15 2019

Review for Dr. Lieberman

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Jiang

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Accola

Worse doctor I ever been in my life my pain increase instead of decrease seeing him I highly do NOT recommend him to anyone at all he will talk down on u make u look like crap, I really don’t wan to give him any star at all, he’s not a pain doctor !! He insult all his patient !!!

Mar 23 2019

Review for Dr. Jiang

He is outstanding, competent, thorough. He did a terrific job replacing my right hip. I recommend him highly. Office is very well run, he takes Medicare and Aetna Medicare PPO. Very smart and easy to talk with. Denis Allen, Valdez

Mar 20 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Dr. Prevost is amazing. I would highly reccomend him!

Mar 02 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

I am a 59 year old active male. Dr. Prevost did a great job on my left hip replacement just over a year ago. I am pain free and back to my busy lifestyle.

Chris Carpentier in Anchorage , AK - Mar 02 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Fairbanks, AK - Feb 19 2019

Review for Dr. Escobar

Feb 13 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Compassionate, concerned; vast experience. would not refer to any other.

JoAnne in Fairbanks, AK - Feb 09 2019

Review for Dr. Cobden

Friendly and helpful staff. Dr. Fuller is wonderful. Very thorough with questions and I left feeling like I was well taken care of. Excellent follow up care. I highly recommend to everyone.

Feb 09 2019

Review for Dr. Fuller

Arnol A Farmer in Kiana, AK - Feb 06 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Gidget in Fairbanks , AK - Feb 06 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Dr. Prevost did an excellent job replacing my left hip. It was more difficult because I have scoliosis. I have no pain and can walk without a limp for miles. I would choose him again for future surgeries.

Feb 05 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Dr. Witham has treated me and two other family members. We have been very pleased with the care that we have received. He never rushes the appointments and makes you feel like he is listening to your concerns.

Judy in Fairbanks, AK - Jan 22 2019

Review for Dr. Witham

Grace in Anchorage, AK - Jan 09 2019

Review for Dr. Prevost

Laura in Fairbanks, AK - Dec 27 2018

Review for Dr. Lopez

Raymond Brady in Eagle River, AK - Dec 15 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Mary S in North Pole, AK - Dec 14 2018

Review for Dr. Cox

Lois in Fairbanks, AK - Dec 12 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Dr. Chiu and her staff are wonderful. They took time to listen to my healthcare needs and were very thorough. I would definitely recommend her to my family and friends.

Fairbanks , AK - Dec 08 2018

Review for Dr. Chiu

Very happy with the results of total knee replacement. Am as active as ever (except no running!).

AK - Dec 08 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Tried to charge me $50 for records (only 2 sheets of paper). Luckily my normal doctor also had a copy. Working with Dr. Chiu was easy and she did take the time to explain things.

Dec 06 2018

Review for Dr. Chiu

Ms. Malone in Fairbanks, AK - Nov 24 2018

Review for Dr. Montano

I've had a few surgeries performed by Dr. Wade. I'm always comfortable knowing I'm getting the best! And his nursing staff is really fantastic.

Judy Stockton in SALCHA, AK - Nov 24 2018

Review for Dr. Wade

Stevo in Fairbanks, AK - Nov 20 2018

Review for Dr. Nimeh

amazing Doctor with amazing skills! and very kind and sincerely cares about you the patient after your surgery.

Marianne in Anchorage, AK - Nov 18 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

I lived with hip pain for three years, then became almost un-functional doing daily task and was hesitant of doing total hip replacement. After having the procedure dune by Dr. Prevost, my life is back to normal again. It couldn't have gone any better!

Marc in Anchorage, AK - Nov 08 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Mike Busby in North Pole, AK - Oct 30 2018

Review for Dr. Teslow

I love my new knee. Dr. Prevost did an excellent job giving me a new knee. The only regret I have is that I didn't do it sooner. Thank you Dr. Prevost.

Carlene KNOPPE in Anchorage - Oct 26 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Dr. Coon is very personable to deal with. He is efficient and professional showing genuine concern for my vision needs. He gave me the best prescription I've had in decades.

Phil Loudon in Fairbanks - Oct 15 2018

Review for Dr. Coon

Theresa in Fairbanks, AK - Oct 03 2018

Review for Dr. Lopez

Oct 02 2018

Review for Crystal McCormick

Liz in Fairbanks, AK - Sep 28 2018

Review for Dr. Walls

He is an amazing professional, surgeon, family man and community member. He has put me back together multiple times and would not trust any other ortho period.

Owen Champlin in Fairbanks, AK - Sep 23 2018

Review for Dr. Wade

Dawn in Fairbanks, AK - Sep 13 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Dr. Molk replaced my left hip in May2017. He was a wonderful, compassionate man who also did a great job! I would have him perform surgery again if needed for some other aging body part.

Barbara Niles in Fairbanks, AK - Sep 10 2018

Review for Dr. Molk

Nieva in Kenai, AK - Aug 27 2018

Review for Dr. Thiele

Dr. Lieberman is an excellent surgeon. He is patient and through in his explanation and he took his time to answer all of my questions. At no point did I feel rushed. I would highly recommend.

FAIRBANKS, AK - Aug 23 2018

Review for Dr. Lieberman

Impatient and cold bedside manner

Patient in AK - Aug 16 2018

Review for Dr. Creighton

Shaun in AK - Aug 15 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Kate in AK - Jul 26 2018

Review for Dr. Prevost

Location

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

1650 Cowles St, Fairbanks, AK 99701