Keck Hospital of USC

81%

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

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

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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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79%

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

81%

Would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average

Keck Hospital of USC

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%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%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Keck Hospital of USC

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Elias has been a true blessing for me. He knew exactly where to start with my needs and has alleviated the stress and anxiety I was dealing with. He's a true and genuine person who cares about his patients.

Julio Luna Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Elias

Dr Haque has been great on all levels over the past year that I have been her patient. Attentive, thorough and compassionate care from the Doctor and all staff.

Jen Wynn Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Haque

She was extremely helpful, polite and knowledgeable. Her staff was courteous, polite and happy.

Rebecca Baird Lewis, PhD Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Haque

Without doubt the best doctor I have ever met. Spent more time with me than any other doctor and explained my problem in great detail. None better when it comes to liver. So happy I met with him.

Fred Myers Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Dr. Kochar really listens to you and will do everything he can to help his patients. He is a very kind and patient doctor, no ego and will work with other providers to make sure you have the best care possible. Highly recommend!!!

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kochhar

Dr. Cohen accepted me for heart surgery after I had been turned down by another surgeon because my heart was damaged and I was so high risk for surgery. My surgery went great and I am doing well. Dr. Cohen and his team took great care of me. I am so grateful!

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Andrea Delanty Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Dr Elias found the answer to questions I’ve had my entire life, and a solution that everyone missed. His insight turned my life around.

Greg Littlewood Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Elias

Follow up visit. Didn’t have to wait long like I do at other doctors office. Twice brain surgery from Dr. Liker. Fair to say he has saved my life so TWO BIG THUMBS UP!!!

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Doug Janney Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Starnes

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ramos

I overall couldn’t have had a better experience with Dr. Aron and staff. Dr. Aron has a wonderful bedside manner and explains things very well. My surgery went flawlessly as I was told it would snd couldn’t feel more fortunate to have found him.

Erin Byers Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

Very knowledgeable and compassionate doctor.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Dr. Weitz was very thorough. Reviewed past records and was knowledgeable of my conditions. She answered all my questions in an unhurried manner. I would definitely recommend her.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Weitz

Gloria Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Stirling

Quick, straight to the point, clear explanation. No waist of time. Big respect to him.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Barr

Heather Cueto Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Monya Laurent Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Wagle

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. McAndrews

In 2005 I had some serious endocrine disorders such as hypothyroidism, diabetes insipidus, as well as other problems. Dr. Sharp handled everything very meticulously and I am grateful for the work he provided even to this day.

Mike Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sharp

Best doctor I have ever been to.

Len Newcomb Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Acosta

Jeanne O. May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Zhang-Nunes

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Boozer

High regard.Removed Pancreas 2006 due to cancer .Caught very early.Performed laparoscopic surgery.Amazing surgeon.No chemo.I give the Dr High praise

Rosemary McCarter May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Parekh

Best doctor I have ever had honestly. I am bipolar with ADHD and before him I was not on the medication I needed. My life was a mess. He got me on the right medication immediately and now I feel completely "normal" for the first time in my life. Highly recommend!!!

JMoney May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Elias

William Wright May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Dr Morgan is the most thorough eye doctor I have ever seen. Dr. Morgan takes the time to get to know patients well enough so that she can tailor corrective optics to an individual's occupation and leisure activities. She always has time to make me feel like I was very well taken care of.

THS May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Morgan

Tim Morello May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Allen Widel May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Dorr

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

All I can say is Dr. Aron offered me his years of experience, his expertise, and did so in a highly professional, yet personal, manner. I can't say enough about the confidence he instilled in my for my recovery. He is a great doctor and I am thankful for him and the professionals on his team.

Ron S Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

Jordan Ochs Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Modi

Dave and Ross Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

I am extremely angry at Dr. Djaladat's assistant Angela who wrote libel on my medical records and when I asked her to remove it she refused. I even have witnesses who can back me up. She deserves to be fired. She's totally incompetent.

Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Djaladat

I’m very thankful to doctor Burtzo. He saved my life ??. I was very lucky finding him right away referred from my provider ??. I was blessed with doctor Burtzo. I recommend to everyone 100%. He is a very good person, with a good heart and very professional.

Marisa Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Burtzo

Samantha Pauline Almaraz Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Nora Adamson Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Chawla

Mary Tierney Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Oberlin

I am very confident with Dr. Likers' work. My surgery went well and the after care has been good and monitored well.

Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Ms. C Carson Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Liu

Fernando gutierrez, whittier California.fer Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lipham

George Anderson Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Itamura

Follow up referral Information for my Physiotherapy was delayed for 2 months. Assistants or the doctor won’t respond even after several messages.

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Uquillas

He is always prompt to my appointments. He listens and is compassionate about your needs and complaints and never in a rush as some doctors are. He doesn’t dismiss any issues I have and is willing to help with whatever tests or treatments he thinks are best.

Mia Shipcott Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Shinada

Deb Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

This is a surgeon who is masterful. God really blessed his hands. They perform miracles. I was in constant pain prior to surgery. He first advised non surgical treatments, including weight loss 2 years later I finally had to have 4 screws, Two rods and a new disc. I love Dr Liker !!!!!

Lisa Lyons Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

very friendly, so far I have no problems with my post op.

Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gambardella

Dr. Feiz is such a fantastic doctor. Dr. Feiz and his staff make you feel so welcome that your shyness disappears and open up honestly. I am barely one week op, every step every goal I make with my weight, he gets genuinely happy and excited which gives me more excited for myself

Anna E. Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Feizbakhsh

Great experience!

Erik Blake Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Dr Spoonamore did a laminectomy and fusion of L4-5 for me this last May. Fantastic outcome from debilitating spinal stenosis. I’m back playing Pickleball, and traveling with no pain, weakness or numbness in my legs. I was so happy to have found him. He is skilled and has a great bedside manner.

Larry Potts MD Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Spoonamore

DJJ Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Pete V. in Santa Clarita, CA - Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Henry Wasserman Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ben-Zur

Great bedside manner listen to my husband concerns. Honest. Explained condition in a way you can understand. I thank a God for him.

Jackie Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

She is concerned, informed, takes the time to explain clearly, and knows her medicine.

John Vidale Feb 16 2020

Review for Dr. Crew

Brenden Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Charles V. Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Petzinger

Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sinha

follow up to MRIs and CT scans.

Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

GR WIlliams Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Doshi

Lynne A Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

I have been a patient of Dr. Liker since 2012 and there is no other neurosurgeon I would trust. He is extremely knowledgeable, caring and has a great bedside manor.

Sandi Naba Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

He want able to do what I need, but pushed through with questions and listened, to make the best call for me with another Dr.

Patricia Jones Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Swanson

I was very satisfied with my visit and learned much of my condition and the options available to me. Dr. Liker was sincere, knowledgable, and explained thoroughly my condition to me.

Carlos C. Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

He actually listens to his patients instead of rushing them out the door ,i appreciate his great Profressionalism

Doreen Dietz Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Jasmin Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Dr. Orrange truly listens to her patients and answers all emails fast. I trust her guidance and she always does any test you may need to double check. She's quite thorough.

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Orrange

There Is No Limit In Stars That My Family want To Give Dr Kochhar in Every way . We recommend Him Highest We can. He is Golden" Words aren't enough to desribe him.

Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kochhar

Raymond Zarro Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

seizure free thanks to doctor.ko and Dr.Lu! Wonderful neurologist

Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ko

Morgan Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Tibone

Doctor buenas noches tengo una pregunta tengo 54 años es posible una basetomia amo edad

Rodrigo montes Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sotelo

Vicktor Morales Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Uquillas

Very thorough and knowledgeable.

Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

Dr Liker has performed 2 surgeries me (C & L vertebrates). Great job done, however complications on wound. It’s currently healing well.

Sheila Urquhart Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Williams

Very knowledgable, professional, no nonsense doctor. I trusted him with my life!

Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Chen

Zareh M. Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Dr. Liker and his staff are some of the best I’ve ever experienced in healthcare. They make it easy, friendly, and helpful.

Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Long wait time, but worth it. Dr Liker listened to my concerns and addressed them in a very professional manner.

Opal Huntley Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

Amy Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

Warren Criss Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

Liana Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Aron

Adam Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sawcer

Jan 01 2020

Review for Dr. Shinada

Dr Uquillas operated on my daughter’s O D (osteochondritis dissecans) of her knee and she had amazing results. He is acvery well trained and very skilled pediatric orthopedic surgeon. He is also ethical, compassionate and accessible throughout her care.

Kathy A Jan 01 2020

Review for Dr. Uquillas

fpdelrio Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Weber

Short wait..nice office..friendly staff

Ron Cabrera Dec 28 2019

Review for Dr. Liker

The visit was great. Both the Doctor and his assistant were very helpful and did not rush me through the visit. They answered all of my questions and provided great insight.

Ronnie Dec 24 2019

Review for Dr. Liker

Dr Aron is a very special doctor. He is highly skilled...but also sincerely wants his patients to do well.

Jack Sandell Dec 19 2019

Review for Dr. Aron

Dr. Liker is a physician who is professional and gets right to the point of issues. He will listen to your concerns as well as explain and answer any questions that one might have.

Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Liker

Dr. Cologne is one of the best surgeons I've ever been worked on by. His attention to detail and succinct explanations of why and how were crucial to my recovery and allowed me to heal with confidence and certainty.

Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Cologne

Location

Keck Hospital of USC

1500 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033