Saint Joseph Hospital

81%

Patients that would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average

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.

Learn more about our awards methodology

Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

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

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

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

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 worse than expected

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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).

Learn more about patient experience
78%

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

81%

Would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average

Saint Joseph 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%82%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%58%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Saint Joseph Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jim Carpenter Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sodhi

Maria Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Yu

Marilyn Bunton Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Scudday

Excellent doctor kind and caring staff.

Robert Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gorenberg

Rich Wilcox Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Elihu

Hans.D. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Krad

Office is friendly and organized with on time appointments! Dr Sccuday is a talented surgeon who knows how to replace knees!

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Scudday

Cheryl Sternberg Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

She is the most caring, trustworthy, compassionate, and knowledgeable doctor

Rose Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Otis

Dr. Otis is the most thorough doctor I have ever met. She is detailed, compassionate, and caring. I highly recommend her.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Otis

M. Shtereva Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Otis

Elizabeth Rodriguez Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Baick

DR. KANAAN IS VERY GOOD AND THOROUGH IN EXPLAINING THE PROCEDURE, IT MAKES THE PATIENT FEEL BETTER AND CONFIDENT THAT THEY WILL BE IN GOOD HANDS, WE APPRECIATE THE WONDERFUL ACCOMMODATION OF HIS OFFICE STAFF AS WELL.

Solomon Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kanaan

My whole family loves Dr. Huckaby, he is a good old fashion doctor, he takes his time with you and my kids adore him!

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Huckaby

Dr. Scudday did surgery on my knee and very very pleased with the outcome. He was very compassionate and professional. I was nervous and scared before surgery.

Sean W Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Scudday

Roben R. Lewis Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. West

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Pathak

Cynthia Mendiola Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hamamji

Thank full and great full to doctor ly helping to save my life great doctor tells me everything I need to know straight forward and honest thank you very much

Thomas Dulgerian Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ly

Dr and her whole staff are very good and very professional

Indrayani Deshpande Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Deshmukh

Dr. Tackson Tam has been our family physician for nearly 20 years and has never disappointed us. His concerned, but friendly, manner has always addressed our concerns and we have always left feeling better than when we arrived. He is a rare gem and we are grateful to recommend him to everyone.

George Von Gnatensky Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Tam

It was really good,super polite.

Maria zavala Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Palafox

Dr. Palafox has an excellent bedside manner. He was extremely knowledgeable and explained everything to us in a way that we could understand. He made us at ease with the pending surgery.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Palafox

Debbie Schiller Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Gorenberg

Dr. Ferrey has been our family Doctor for years, Very understanding, Very Professional and Very Caring.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ferrey

John AKA Clark Griswald May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

A+

Dr. Nathaniel Ho May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

Sarah Zhong May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Aminian

Lawrence May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

He's a true gem. He explains everything so clearly that a 3 year old can understand. Spends more than sufficient time, answers all questions and concerns, shows you charts and graphs, excellent bedside manners and disposition and bottom line: He really cares. Highly recommend him.

Steven A. Alexander May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Eslami-Farsani

Wells Chen May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Izcalli May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Bruner

brad mccaul May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ly

She is funny and patient especially With me being pregnant with my first baby I had so many questions. During my whole pregnancy she was very kind and informative. She even fought with my insurance to make sure I was able to get the care I needed.

Jen May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sanchez

Cynthia B. May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Badin

Medhat Saweres May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Krad

Medhat Saweres May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Krad

I am so thankful that i found Dr Kapoor, she is very knowledgeable, saved my life. My surgeries went very smoothly, she cares about her patients. Her staff is amazing. Thank you. Allison Salazar, Reseda Ca

Allison Salazar May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kapoor

Dr. Azzam is caring, kind and knowledgeable of different treatment modalities. He listens and provides an expert opinion.

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Viki May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Tetef

Dr. Ho answered my questions carefully and relieved my anxiety. I am happy that he is my doctor.

Candace Haggard May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

A+ He is knowledgeable, relatable, inquisitive, thorough, and kind.

Karen May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

She has been my Doctor for over 11 years and is excellent. The best Physican I have ever encountered

Bill Slaughter May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ohri

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sarkaria

Chanda Hobson May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Carlson

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Barnett

I am very pleased with my experience to Dr. Ho. He takes time to answer my questions and spends time with me. Dr. Ho provides follow-up and schedule my bloodwork for the next visit.

Nora L Raymundo May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

Jasmin May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Batra

KW May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Choi

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Birnbaum

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Helene K May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bhatt

Daniel (Andy) Stack. May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Strelzow

Judie Callan May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Khaleghi

Great Doc. Very excellent surgeon and good communicator. Would recommend to everyone.

Jim miele May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kanaan

Dr Kanaan is a wonderful communicator and took his time thoroughly explaining my medical condition and treatment options. I greatly appreciate his caring bedside manner and would highly recommend him.

Michelle MacLachlan May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kanaan

Dr. Kanaan was great all through the process. Before and after surgery. Highly recommend him.

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kanaan

Dr.Akerman delivered 2 of my boys, hes honestly such a great physician , i love how he gets things done fast and efficient, never had complications, also the ladies that work in the front are amazing! this is at the santa ana clinic

Adriana Rincon May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Akerman

Always on time, great communication, sets a plan and follows through. Looking forward to getting back in hi-heels!

Linda Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Wonderful! He is great, so caring.

Ellen Crowhurst Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

Wonderful Doctor, very caring always takes time to discuss your health. He never makes you feel rushed. Very compassionate. I think Dr. Ho is amazing.

Terry Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

Dr Abousaif is attentive and caring.

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Abousaif

An excellent physician. Always available with a great positive attitude. A real Good Guy.

john bodnar Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tam

Had shoulder surgery and it went beautifully. I had full range of motion on my first physical therapy visit. And I had upper/lower torn rotator cuffs and a split bicep muscle. Glad my Primary Care doctor recommended Dr. Lee. Amazing

Trish Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Sandy Sandler Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

There was very little wait. Dr Brueseki diagnosed my problem right away, when a urologist I previously saw could not. He was kind, caring and took an abundance of time to explain the necessary surgery.

Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Brueseke

Absolutely terrific. He takes time to listen to you, explain what the blood tests mean, and what your medical condition truly is. I completely trust him to manage my medical situation in the future! He is very enjoyable to to talk with.

Bob H. Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kornu

Dr Kaplan performed surgery on my Achilles’ tendon and also remove a bone spur from my heel . Dr Kaplan was very informative and explained everything in detail. He and his staff are very friendly and helpful. I highly recommend Dr Kaplan!

Larry Beckman Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Queenie Moss Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lam

Marina V Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Strelzow

Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Patricia A. Johnson Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Link

Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ly

I loved coming to dr Kaplan’s office. Both he and all his staff are all so professional and friendly

Birgitte Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Sophia Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan and his staff are absolutely the best! After a thorough evaluation of the problem, he explains the different options available and the best way to proceed. His staff is always available to answer any concerns one may have. One is always greeted with smiles and kindness!

jg Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Migdalia Rivera Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Thought Dr. Kaplan was wondering wonderful. Am waiting to do my other foot. Could not have had a better experience.

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Dr. Kaplan was wonderful he is engaging and friendly. I would have more surgery from him if I needed it

Paul. Van Teslaar Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Very efficient visit

R Gene Viloria Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Glen O’Lea Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Elena Poidmore Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Doug Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

One of the worst doctors I have ever met. Dr Hung is apathetic and disagreeable.I believe she misdiagnosed my husband due to her blasé attitude.

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hung

Jerry Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Strelzow

I was treated with respect and kindness throughout the entire experience. I couldn't be happier with how my breast augmentation came out.They helped me pick the perfect size and most importantly I feel confident and sexy again!

H. K. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Turpin

Never calls back

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Lawson

Mar 29 2020

Review for Dr. Tran

very professional and friendly

Lynn E. Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Turpin

Michelle (Mom) Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Gobran

Tim Sopp Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Strelzow

Wonderful staff. Dr. Buster took the time to explain the rationale behind my diagnosis, treatment, and medication.

Mrs. Pamela Greinke Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Buster

Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Abousaif

Waited a while but doctor showed concern for my health. Appreciate his concern.

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ly

Location

Saint Joseph Hospital

1100 W Stewart Dr, Orange, CA 92868