St. Jude Medical Center

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% 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.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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™ (2020, 2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

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
  • Respiratory failure 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
82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
13% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

St. Jude Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%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%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%66%66%

St. Jude Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Sharon Anderson Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dawn Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Cocke

I would like to know where Dr Cocke is now practicing? Don’t know why the office can’t tell me.

Janice Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Cocke

Clifford Adams Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

I found the office staff to be friendly and fully following precautions against covid-19. Dr. Weinberg is a kind & knowledgeable cardiologist and if I must continue seeing a cardiologist, I would choose him.

Jennifer H Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Amanda Gomez Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

GREAT DR. AND A GREAT PERSON

H. RED LEFKOWITZ Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Correa

Dr. Nikravan helped me so much with my severe hyperthyroid problem. He really listens and he really cares. He is a positive person that can look at facts and make sound judgments. I so appreciated his help.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Nikravan

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lin

Roy Francis Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Kurtz has been an amazing doctor to me for the past four years. He always took his time and always made sure I was given the care I was needing. I’m so sad my new insurance plan won’t cover him or I wouldn’t be leaving!

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kurtz

Jim R. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Maria B. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Cheryl Sternberg Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Nakisa Nowroozi, PhD Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

You will find Dr. Ranney to be a very caring person who sincerely cares about taking care of you. He is soft spoken and has great bed side manners. I also found him to be very responsive to my requests and supportive of using the St. Jude messaging system which is something that I value.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ranney

Dr Trotter has been very effective in helping me with UTIs He is very considerate and very knowledgeable and is willing to help and always calls back quickly. Thank you for helping me.

Ann Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Trotter

Donna Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

I began seeing Dr. Weinberg five years ago when my previous urologist retired. I found him to be very competent, direct and caring. Urological procedures can be unpleasant, but I think Dr. Weinberg's technique and skill are outstanding and I have recommended him to other men with similar issues.

Joe M. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Robbie R Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Cocke

If you are ready to see health improvements then you need to see Dr. Nambudripad. She is compassionate, caring, knowledgable and extremely thorough. Glad to know she’s in my team of healthcare professionals. Thank you, Dr. Nambudripad for taking care of me!

Gaby S Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Always a pleasure. Short wait times and very knowledgeable. Her Staff is just as good. Always helpful.

Rodriguez Robert Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Garcia-Montoya

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

Dan G. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Quick, professional, no-nonsense. Staff was efficient and organized.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Rajsree is very caring and straightforward. She has a great bedside manner that makes one feel comfortable.

Karri L. Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

You will find Dr. W to be direct and focused on taking care of us. I appreciate his confidence which makes me feel more comfortable knowing.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Michelle Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Haq

Laura M., Culver City Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Stapfer

My husband and I love her, we miss her so much, she is a good doctor, friendly and professional and listen to you.

Rosa Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. von Ins

Dr. Pirouz has cared for my mother for several years. I couldn't think of bringing her anywhere else.

Steve Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pirouz

I’ve been going to Dr. Weinberg for over 15 years. He has always provided me with five star health care! He is very professional and I would highly recommend him. Everyone in his office is exceptional and caring.

Mark A. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Philip Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

I’ve been with Dr. Weinberg for several years. He and his staff have always been responsive although there is a lead time for new appointments. I like that Dr. Weinberg is no nonsense providing straight forward opinions and analysis, as well as being prepared when I walk in to see him

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Yoon, took the time to go over all possible options for my condition. He was very detailed in explaining the anatomy of the GI area. I have felt very comfortable having him as my GI doctor. I will defiantly continue seeing him, as my GI doctor.

LIG, Los angeles Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Yoon

I felt he was very personable and communicated well with. He presented a treatment plan and we moved along that trajectory

Dr. Karen Kiefer Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Weinberg was so kind and gentle! I told him that I was concern of pain during the procedure but he assured me to not be scare. During the procedure he was very gentle!! Thank you Dr. Weinberg for being so caring with your patients!! The staff was very nice too!!! Thank you!!!!

Flor Descalzo Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Pan

Martin Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Jilk

Dr Nambudripad is a comprehensive physician. She listens to her patients, is looking at auto-immune diseases at a multi-organ level and works to improve patient's quality of life. I appreciate her knowledge and expertise. Thank you for working to find the root cause of my issues!

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Nicole D Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Pat Tremayne Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Kristen Martinez Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Nambudripad is a very kind and responsive doctor. She takes the time to listen to any of your concerns and will always try to resolve them. My husband and I both use her as our primary doctor and are very satisfied with the care that she gives us.

Amy Q Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Moon

Richard Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. You

I highly recommend Dr Weinberg. I've have bladder cancer and am currently getting chemo. He's gentle, informative, careful and caring. You'll be in good hands in and out of the hospital!!! Thank you for saving my life.

Norman Roberts Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Haq is is very friendly and makes you feel very comfortable and at ease. She is very knowledgeable and patient. She answered all my questions in a timely manner. I totally you to book an appointment with her for any GI procedures.

Mayra Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Haq

WendyB May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Dr. Rajsree Nambudripad is simply the best! A kind, caring, and compassionate practitioner with an expert and creative approach to diagnosing and treating conditions. Dr. Nambudripad addressed health issues that no other physician could resolve. My health and life have improved, thank you!

May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

He has been a life saver for my husband. He has an easy, casual manner that puts you at ease, the moment you meet him. I would recommend him to a friend.

Lynn O May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Gazzaniga

Straightforward and kind. She didn't do any unnecessary supplements/testing. She DID do everything that was needed in order to diagnose the problem, cure it, adjust protocol when needed throughout the healing process, and help me adjust back to being symptom free.

Brittany May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Dr. Weinberg is the best in his field. He is a brilliant doctor. He has helped me, my family and many friends. I was inspired to post because I saw a negative review on this site. Dr. Weinberg is smart and compassionate. He is an excellent doctor!

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Knowledgeable, always prepared prior to the appt reviewing the records and ready to explain in down to earth concepts the condition and approach going forward.

Mahmoud Elsayed May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Carr

Registered Nurse May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Han

Paul May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Katz

Amazing ER physician who kept me up to date on my father's condition during this difficult time with COVID-19 restrictions. Truly appreciated his compassion that came through even over the phone.

Paul May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Kulczycki

Dustin W May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

R. Kong May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Dr. Bridges saved my life. Three specialist did not know what my problem was. Diagnosed after first test. Ten years later, I am telling you that he corrected the problem, I feel fine, and he is the best. Hardworking, pleasant staff and physician.

Suzanne Mingleton May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bridges

I’ve been going to Dr. Kaw for years. He is an amazing doctor all aroundz His staff is always the nicest the office is spotless never do you feel rushed or uncomfortable. My questions have undoubtedly been thoroughly answered during each visit. I highly recommend.

Vanessa May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

Dr Kaw developed a personalized diet program for me that fits my life and goals. I have been able to steadily take the weight off losing 25 lbs so far. Its an easy program and I can do it for life. I am so happy now and feeling great! I highly recommend Dr Kaw.

Jeanette Perdew May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

Nader Khashan May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Rajudin

Jose A. Bretones May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bridges

She is awful! Very unprofessional and uncaring, just like her staff.

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Percy

Chanda Hobson May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Carlson

O.G. May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

Oscar May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

Monica Nguyen May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Nambudripad

Jasmin May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Batra

Early morning appointment and doctor is late. This is not the first time I Get the first appointment for the and have to wait.

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Evensen

Very bad experience.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Thanos

He is a Great doctor ,very knowledgeable as well as kind ,through out my time being a patient of the doctor he has provided the best medical care I have ever had.

robert dion May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Tarlow

TR May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

I’m never hesitant to give rave reviews to a person who truly deserves it, even if it makes their appointment book a little too full. I couldn’t have been more pleased with my visit. So blessed that I found amazing Dr. Kaw, and will recommend him to everyone I know!

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

Dr. Kaw is a very personable physician. Very caring and kind. I highly recommend him!

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

I had a great visit with the Dr. Not only is he (and his staff) professional, they make you feel like you’ve known them for years! They set a very welcoming and trusting environment

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kaw

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

I was one of his first patients. I believe he was on Lambert rd. And did his time at Brea hospital in the emergency room. I miss him so much. Then when he moved over to imperial. Had to leave in 2007 back now unfortunately on the central coast. But to sick to travel. Miss you Dr. Parsa.

Carol Fulton May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Parsa

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Han

Michael Ferrara Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lin

Very good bedside manner. Explains everything in a down to earth and considerate way.

Doris Stephens Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Weinberg

Dr. Alapati is always caring. My mom has been a patient there since 2010 , he follows up after a procedure. The staff is friendly specially Jessica she gets things done right away.

Letty Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Alapati

Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Thanos

Horrible doctor and rude office staff

Michelle Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Santos

Queenie Moss Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lam

Dr. Ali performed spine surgery this past February 2020 and I am very happy with the results. He knows his specialty with the back and neck. I am glad I had the surgery done by Dr. Ali.

Richard Contreras Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ali

I have been seeing Dr. Sato for about 12 years and she has always spent the time necessary for my appt. and does so with respect.

Peggy peake Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sato

Both my husband and I have been treated by Dr. Vera for several years. He put a stint in my husband's "widow maker" artery which I know saved his life. We trust him implicitly and would recommend him highly.

Carol & Stormy Bruckner Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Vera

Excellent

Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Trotter

Location

St. Jude Medical Center

101 E Valencia Mesa Dr, Fullerton, CA 92835