Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center is a medical facility located in Los Angeles, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

9 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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75%

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

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles 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%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%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%64%66%

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Williams is the best. He is great man, and a great Surgeon. He will go the extra mile to help all his patients. He is probably retired by now. I owe my mental sanity and well being to him.

Dezi Reszneky, Woodland Hill, Ca. May 29 2021

Review for Dr. Williams

I was very nervous at first but by the end I felt so comfortable speaking with Dr. Wendy. I walked away feeling like I had three sessions in one with all of the knowledge and advice she shared. I’m so excited to keep meeting with her and look forward to our next session! WC

May 16 2021

Review for Dr. O'Connor

Susan Apr 01 2021

Review for Dr. Gabikian

JOSEPH G. Mar 31 2021

Review for Dr. Finley

Mary J. Feb 27 2021

Review for Dr. Fribourg

Location

Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center

4867 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

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