Arkansas Heart Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
22% higher than the national average

Arkansas Heart Hospital is a medical facility located in Little Rock, AR. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™, and more.


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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
21% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
22% higher than the national average

Arkansas Heart Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Arkansas Heart Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Monica Lo was my husband’s doctor when he was so seriously injured during a TEE probe insertion that he lost his esophagus. She denies any role in/knowledge of a difficult probe insertion. The medical record and sworn testimony of 3 witnesses do not support her account.

Edith Paal Nov 29 2021

Review for Dr. Lo

Kind, caring and exceptional physician.

Patty Winton Nov 11 2021

Review for Dr. Baltz

I went here because of the five star rating. I can't get anyone to return my phone calls or emails. I am so disappointed ??

Nov 09 2021

Review for Dr. Thrasher

Upset patient Nov 04 2021

Review for Dr. Sherbet

Very nice to converse with

Janette Feeser Oct 21 2021

Review for Dr. Imran


Arkansas Heart Hospital

1701 S Shackleford Rd, Little Rock, AR 72211

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