Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center is a medical facility located in Harbor City, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement 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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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

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 Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

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

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

8% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Kaiser Permanente South Bay 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%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He’s nice, smart, funny, efficient, tried to talk me out of removing a big lipoma from under my arm but I had it done. It was fast, didn’t hurt and doesn’t hurt much afterward either. If I have to get anything else surgically removed, i will ask for Dr Abonabi !

Debra Winski Sep 10 2022

Review for Dr. Abanobi

Mrager01 Aug 17 2022

Review for Dr. Belzberg

She is just so kind and heals your sickness like that.

Logan Min Jun 21 2022

Review for Dr. Min

She is the best doctor EVER!

Logan Min Feb 21 2022

Review for Dr. Min

I met Dr. Jensen the day he did my biopsy. He was professional, explained the procedure, was patient and kind.He put me at ease as I could tell he was very experienced. Everything went well. You rock Dr. Jensen. I rate Dr. Jensen a 5/5!b

Apr 10 2021

Review for Dr. Jensen

Location

Kaiser Permanente South Bay Medical Center

25825 Vermont Ave, Harbor City CA 90710

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(310) 325-5111

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25825 Vermont Ave

Harbor City, CA 90710

Directions

(310) 325-5111