The Core Institute Specialty Hospital

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


The Core Institute Specialty Hospital is a medical facility located in Phoenix, AZ. This hospital has been recognized for Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ and America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™.

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 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
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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75%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

The Core Institute Specialty Hospital

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%85%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%71%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%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%84%66%

The Core Institute Specialty Hospital

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%82%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Hayman is a very good doctor. I highly recommend him. He preformed surgery and patient care extremely well. Great bedside manner. Willing to answer questions and be of assistance. His staff are great. Very good people.

John J. Jensen Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

Robert Whitfield Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

If I could give him 10 stars, I would. He, and his staff are exceptional.

Tracy Ringel Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Buck

Karen B Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

He was on time. He explained things well. Didnt recommend unnecessary procedures.

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

Gerald Variola Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Dr. Para is so kind and smart. He knew exactly what needed to be done to fix me right up. I went threw the worst thing to every happen to me in my life and he gave me the best experience I could have ever asked for. Thank you!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Para

Everyone very efficient and Dr Hayman did a great repair job on my ankle!

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

Excellent surgeon. I would highly recommend Dr. Hayman. I know I will be needing another surgery within the next 5 years and will go back to Dr. Hayman when necessary

Cindy Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

Barry Gray Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Good office, efficient, friendly, professional, cant ask for more

Rick Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

He has terrible bedside manner. Makes you feel unimportant and has ZERO sympathy. Doesn’t care what you have to say. He’s just awful.

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Puttlitz

100%

S West May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Collins

Larry Matje May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Hershel Richard Stewart May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

The Doctor gave me good information re knee replacement surgery and several options.

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

Don May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

I not only got a highly skilled surgeon, I got a kind and attentive doctor. I feel great. Thanks Dr. Abrams for all you have done for me.

Suzanne Forward May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

Dr. Scott.... What can I say! You dealt with both my feet in 2014, and I’m back to have you and only you fix them again! You are the best...and the only one that can touch my feet! The fact that you remember me and all my crazy..says a lot about the kind of doctor you are! You rock!

Christina Lucas May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Scott

He did a very good job on my back, would highly recommend. Doctor Abrams is a people person and his staff is the same.

Wilbur Bradbury May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

Ed Peterson April 14-2020 May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Dr Kassman repaired both of my shoulders. He also reattached my bicep. He did a tremendous job! I am pain free, and have regained my strength. His office staff was friendly and professional. Overall a very good experience.

Michael McCann May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Needs more experience. Regret having procedure done as caused greater instability in L4-L5 spine. Recommend getting second opinion.

Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Wang

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Steve Kratzberg Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Dr Kassman was amazing! Excellent bed side manner. the dr.s after care was beyond the call of duty. i felt very special and like his only patient. I would have no hesitation in recommending Dr Kassman for hip replacement.

SUSAN DOWNEY Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Dr. Hayman performed surgery on my shoulder. After a few weeks of therapy, my shoulder is perfect. I am very pleased.

Scott Parkere Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Hayman

Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Castillo

Pw in Sun City Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Araghi

Ray T Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Scott

Pw is Sun City Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Araghi

Dr Kassman performed a full hip arthroplasty on me on January 30th. . . I was cleared yesterday by my doc in Canada to go back to work as a firefighter. . . .48 days. . . he is does amazing work.

Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Dr. Yeung and the entire staff was very efficient and friendly. I had all my questions answered and did not feel rushed.

Gerry Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Karen, from Canada Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

I was in excruciating pain with sciatica from my L4 & L5 , Dr Salari and his PA Nick were great. I was examined, had MRI and assessed and came up with a plan for surgery. After surgery the pain was gone and now 8 weeks later doing great and now on to PT. I must thanks the team for fixing me up.

Dr. Salari and Nick Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Collins

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

After losing hope that anyone would be able to figure out what was causing all my foot pain, (saw several other podiatrists) Dr. Scott did. He's amazing with his patients, respectful and answers all questions. I'd recommend him 100%!!!!!

Jamie Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Scott

Dr Para & his staff were very respectful, helpful and patient. Always came in with a smile and always left with one!

Shianne Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Para

Timely, professional, listens.......Fixed the problem. Thank you.

Clint Borman Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Excellent surgeon! Answers questions! On time!

Patti J Peterson-Balliet Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Great did a great job on my partial knee replacement

Denise R. Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Campbell

Seth Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dekutoski

Michael Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Excellent from start to finish. Could not have asked for better results on total replacement for both knees.

Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

H. K. Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Colleen Knibbs Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Raul Cervantes Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Great doctor. Honest and helped me feel at ease with my decisions. Thanks to his skilled work I am finally able to walk without pain!

Rob Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Dekutoski

This was my second knee replacement by Dr. Kassman and both experiences were excellent with great results. No question, from both a personal and professional standpoint I hold him in high regard.

Terry Timoruski Feb 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Brilliant doctor with a great bedside manner. I recommend him to anyone with back problems.

Frank Dowhan Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Wang

He is the one person who has saved my life! He listens, understands and he gives you the help you need.

Heidenga Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Castillo

Very happy with the results of my experience with Dr. Kassman, was very clear about my outcome and it happened just as he said it would . Thanks again

VINCENT SAMORA Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Went to a neurosurgeon initially had surgery that did not work out. Went to Dr. Christopher Yeung at DISC and he discovery that what was completed prior was worse than expected. He performed surgery and I have had excellent results.

Feb 09 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Dr Eric Feldman has helped me manage my back pain for the last 15 years . He’s concerned ,caring and checks up on his patients.

Sandra Wiener Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Feldman

Ken Vayda Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

Val Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Deborah in Cottonwood , AZ - Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

God has gifted Dr. Chris Yeung with his knowledge, miracle hands, and the power to heal like no other surgeon.

Nick Ruggeri Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Dr. Abrams is phenomenal. He took care of my fiance and her neck injury with professionalism, compassion and integrity. I think the term "Top-Notch" is an understatement. Dr. Abrams and his team are above the rest. They need to be recognized above all others.

Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

Dr Salari takes the time to explain everything. Felt much better after surgery and hardly any 'down' time. He makes you feel very comfortable-great beside manner. Bottom line, he's a great surgeon!

Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

YU-MIN CHIU Jan 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Pete Lucarelli Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Steven D. Brewer Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kassman

Thank you Dr Yeung you are the best it’s been a month since my surgery and I’m feeling like a new person.

Maria Krawietz Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

You will not find a better hip and knee surgeon than Dr. Werner. He replaced my hip and knee with Excellent results. You do have to do your rehab diligently. His attention to detail is Amazing.

Rich Jacoby Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Werner Jr

Kris Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Salari

Robin L. Jan 07 2020

Review for Dr. Abrams

ALISON GRAY Jan 01 2020

Review for Dr. Yeung

Dr. Kassman performed surgery to repair rotator cuff. He treated me through my 6 month recovery.

Tom G. Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Kassman

Millard Moore Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Daftari

Worse experience ever. He did not give my frightened child the time of day, was more concerned with his drink and did not engage in conversation. When asked a question, he answered with a nod or a grunt, not very professional. Front staff was extremely rude also. Do not recommend.

Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Dewanjee

Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Collins

Excellent This is my second spine/back surgery with him. Both procedures have been successful. I have recommended him to close friends and a family member and their surgeries were also successful.

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Field

Judith Hippner Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Gause

Thomas Hymer Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Daftari

You definitely get treated by what kind of insurnace you hove. It's about how much money they can make off of you.

Nov 28 2019

Review for Dr. Cercek Jr

fast smooth and without any surprises.Dr W very easy to talk to and explaines the procedure throughly.

Robert Littler Nov 26 2019

Review for Dr. Wang

Dorothy NADEAU Nov 25 2019

Review for Dr. Creasman

Bruce Waterman Nov 23 2019

Review for Dr. Kassman

Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Kassman

Great ! Showed what needed to be done & did it. All went well and I am very happy with Dr. Field & his incredible staff. On the road to recovery & living a better life.

Marshall Rose Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Field

Barbara Cooper Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Field

Really tolerant with his patients. Received a thorough answer for all my questions and help guide me towards the right treatment plan for my aliment.

Dadinho Z Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Salari

Dr Salari was quite insightful and helpful during my visit at the clinic. He was keen to answer my questions and was thoroughly helpful in guiding me towards the right decision to deal with my issue for visiting the clinic.

Chris E Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Salari

Paul Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Kassman

Surgery on Oct. 29th. Dr. Field was in to see me before surgery as well as a post surgery visit. Surgery was a total success. Follow up on Nov. 11. Dr. Field's manner is tremendous, and he truly helped me with my issues. Highly recommend Dr. Field to anyone who has back issues.

Richard B Redhead Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Field

I have total trust in Dr. Field. I could not be more pleased.

D J Walton Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Field

Michelle Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Field

Outstanding doctor. Fantastic surgeon. Very well organized practice. I recommend Dr Salari to everyone.

Shadrach Miller Nov 08 2019

Review for Dr. Salari

Laura Natkin Nov 06 2019

Review for Dr. Freedman

Nov 05 2019

Review for Dr. Araghi

Great spoke to me like a person, and gave me choices

Nov 01 2019

Review for Dr. Wang

Gerry Davies, St Albert, Alberta, Canada Nov 01 2019

Review for Dr. Kassman

Location

The Core Institute Specialty Hospital

6501 N 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85015

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