Northridge Hospital Medical Center

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average


Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a medical facility located in Northridge, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

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

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

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 Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

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

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

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
  • 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
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

Northridge Hospital 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%79%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%70%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%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Northridge Hospital 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%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Michael W Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Barcohana

Admitted to Cedars Sinai Provident with a heart attack. Surgeon on call was very hesitant to operate. Dr. Lala stepped up in a serious situation and there is no question he saved my life. Professional, expert and calm under immediate pressure. This is the type of man you want on your side.

Paul Finestone Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Lala

I received a timely response to my question and find Dr Khodai and her staff to be wonderful!!

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Jamali

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

This is one great Doctor! Always friendly, caring Then I had an emergency and she was there, she cared Nice to know when someone has your back.

Ed McLoughlin Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Hopkins

Dr Herandez is an expert at replacement. His daily messages are so helpful and quick response is so reassuring

I could not imagine how they could provide better Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Safa

Dr Rad was the first the doctor to listen to me and figure out the problem. I had seen other surgeons before, and diagnosed me with wrong condition. I never improved until I saw Dr. Rad. I am very thankful my doctor referred me to him.

Janet Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sheibani-Rad

Dr Fulford delivered my firstborn. He was awesome! He wasn’t my regular OBGYN and was on shift the night I delivered. I felt comfortable and he was personable.

Fifty Kal Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fulford

Very attentive, caring Dr!

Nancy Harvey Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Amazing doctor. Kind, professional, attentive and skillful

ibrahim khoury Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dierckman

I just had hip replacement with Dr Bawa. So far I am extremely happy with my progress . No cutting of major tendons ligaments etc. I am at 2 weeks, walking with a cane and feeling stronger every day! First week is rough but that is done . I highly recommend him to anyone!

Carrie Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Steve M Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Gill

Great experience, highly recommend.

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Dr Auerbach is a great doctor, his bedside manner is great he made me feel comfortable before surgery and the after care has been good, I would definitely recommend to others. Also the surgery itself is healing well and it appears the scar well be barely noticeable.

Cora L Campbell Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Auerbach

They listen to your problem and work with you to fix it.

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Barcohana

Had such an amazing 1st visit! Dr. Khodai took her time to answer all my questions and her staff was so nice!!!

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

She made me feel extremely comfortable, was very kind.

Tracey Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

Teri Knafla Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Chahin

Guy Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Virginia D Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Dr. Gorbaty is a caring professional who takes responsibility for his patients. Even if I call him in the evening he calls back within 10-15 minutes. I truly appreciate his knowledge and know how. Warmest Regards, Laurie Saida

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gorbaty

Dr. Heidari is very sweet and an amazing doctor. She takes her time and makes you feel comfortable. She makes sure to answer all the questions you may have. I definitely recommend Dr. Heidari!

Megan Ransick Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Heidari

He is truly the kindest doctor I have ever met. He really cares about your health and you as a person. I would highly reccomend him.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Azizad

Very helpful

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Frankel

I have never felt so comfortable speaking to a Dr. before. Dr. Heidari allowed me time to ask questions and made sure I understood everything that was going on with the appointment.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Heidari

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

There are a few doctors who still have time to sit down and listen to their patients. I am glad doctor Khodai is one those few. Thank you again

Eva tamale Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

I have already given Dr. Hernandez' information to two people in Bakersfield. He is a truly caring doctor.

Janice M. Banducci Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Lupe C. Martinez Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Dr. Eric Ferkel and the staff are very professional. I had a smooth surgery experience. Their follow up everyday is what makes me to think that they are very professional and caring. Thank you Dr. Ferkel and staff. I will highly recommend Dr. Ferkel to everyone. Thank you doctor. You are amazing.

Armen minassian Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Dr. Hernandez is not only thorough but his work is outstanding. My wife had her knee replaced by him and I had two hips replaced. All three operations were perfect. I’m not much of a fan of the medical profession but I am a huge fan of Jamie Hernandez

Steve Rasnick Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

He is very good and caring,made me feel comfortable and at ease with my surgery..thank you

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

He was the best Obstetrician I've ever had! I'm sad that he is retired, but I would gladly recommend anyone to Dr. Alva. He was my favorite doctor for 25 years!

Eliana Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Alva

I had my hip replacement in March 2020. Dr. Bawa is extremely professional, caring, and a gifted surgeon. He has a wonderful bedside manner and was always available to answer all of my questions. Dr. Bawa's staff is Fabulous and extremely helpful and always has a smile . I highly recommend Dr Bawa.

phyllis kronenberg Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr. Bahk performed a total reverse replacement of my shoulder and although it's only been two weeks, I am comfortable, the incision is neat and my swelling/overall pain level is very tolerable.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bahk

Sankaridevi Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

Experienced and knowledgeable

Lida Safavi Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

Dr. Ferkel is very accommodating, he explains everything in details especially if you have any concerns. I was so happy that I made a right choice of seeing Dr. Ferkel for my surgery. He attends to your needs as possible. He is a very knowledgeable in his field.

Catherin R. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Maria Teresa M. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Arnaout

Both hips replaced by Dr Pennenberg. Wonderful, wonderful results. Walked w/o walker or cane after four days.

Sheila Harris Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Penenberg

Jan Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Melinda Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dierckman

Outstanding expertise in The field of joint replacement. Patients are walking and knee and hip ROM (range of motion) is greater than any I’ve seen.

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

He's great. He's knowledgeable. He's fun to talk to. Easy to get along with. Concerned but not overly serious.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Safa

Dr. Niska was great. He was friendly, knowledgeable, took the time to answer all my questions,and explained everything thoroughly. He was recommended by another doctor (who I trust) and it was a great recommendation. Very happy I went to see him.

R. Yannich Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Niska

I interacted with Dr Hernandez on the day of the operation. He was direct with the information about what was going to happen. He is friendly with a sense of humor and a good bedside manner. He made me feel at ease as much as is possible before a major operation.

Ellen Mccartney Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

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

Great Physician, and he is attentive to his patients, a great surgeon... Thanks for you help Dr. B

Saibot1 Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Barcohana

Everyone, I came in contact with was extremely friendly, comforting, easy to talk too. Made the whole experience easier.

Dave Wilson Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Vanessa Himelstein Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

I consider myself extremely fortunate to have received the high level of efficient professional care from Doctor Ferkel and his proficient staff. They check on my condition on daily basis.

Michael Sheehan Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Dr. Heidari is great! She always tells it to me straight and provides great insight and perspective. It always feels like she genuinely cares about my well being and wants what is best for my body. Truly a fantastic doctor:)

LaTasha Akpaka Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Heidari

In just 5 minutes the Dr was in full understanding of my complaint and was willing to help me and fix my right hand. I feel really good with this Dr and will let him do surgery on my hand and feel confident he will take good care of me.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

Very professional and quick response to questions on the loop made this as easy as it can be. Especially during these difficult times due to the coronavirus.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Bahk

Besides been a great surgeon, he is a great doctor that listens to the patient and share information that makes easier to understand the situation.

Nothing to improve.... his office’s run perfectly Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

Doris Madden Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Safa

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Dierckman

Dr. Salem was very professional but friendly. Explains every detail and answers all questions . Makes you feel very comfortable You feel right away that he is extremely knowledgable and very bright.

Sylvia Olivelle Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Salem

Kristina Nielsen-Morris Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Machicado

Dr. Ferkel is very impressive and thorough; talked with my daughter about procedure and follow up to recovery. Friendly personality, easy to talk with. Thank you??????

Judy Elkins Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

when I actually got to talk to Dr. Kiker is was good. Talking to him post SI Joint procedure and ensuing pain, fever and problems has been impossible. Can't reach him or schedule appt for follow up.

Nancy J Scott Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kiker

GOOD COMMUNICATOR, SETS YOU AT EASE.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

Every visit to his office Dr Sisto continues to provide me with great care .his staff I also provided great service

preston clark Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

The doctor is thorough in his questions, responses, and explanations. Also, he has outstanding bedside manners.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lobo

Polite and informing. Great experience.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Jo

Maria Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Safa

This is my second surgery with Dr. Hernandez and once again, I can’t recommend him enough to others. His team is incredibly helpful and knowledgeable when it comes to his patients.

Buffi Gentry Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

This visit has been really great because from check-in to being seen by Dr. Sobeck was within 10 minutes. That is excellent service. Great job.

Grace Fab Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sobeck

cant be any better experience than this , highly recommended doctor , experienced , staff is amazing , clean and welcoming environment , everything on time , and happy with my results ,

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Chahin

Heather Cueto Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Liker

I've said it before, I'll say it forever.. Dr Sisto is the absolute best!! Since 1993, I've been a loyal patient.. He fixes people.. Plain and simple. Kind, Caring, Compassionate, Empathetic and Professional With true healing hands.

Deana Castillo Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

From Pre-op to post-op the experience was extremely professionally, informative, truthful and optimistic. Dr.Bawa did not sugar coat or down play anything. He was right on. Thank you Dr. Bawa for taking care of me and for giving me a new knee .

Mr.Jan Hethcock Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Shelly D. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Chahin

Dr. Khodai is always professional and caring. She knows my history and why I am there. She keeps me informed of what she is doing and why. She takes the time to answer all my questions.

Cari1218 Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

Doctor Shah is kind and wI'll listen to your complaints of pain with understanding and knowledge. Great Doctor

Joyce Welsh Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

Simply Awesome! Always listens to my concerns and addresses all my issues concerning my injuries. Office staff is always professional and accommodates my schedule for appointments. Would recommend to all.

R. Monroe Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

Dr. Khodai is very caring. I would trust her with my care any day. She has great bedside manner.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Khodai

Competent, friendly, listened carefully, took my concerns seriously, addressed my problems thoroughly. Extremely pleased.

Susan Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dierckman

Very nice doctor and good customer services.

Eddy Enriquez Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sisto

I highly recommend Dr. Eric Ferkel. You’re in good hands. He is very helpful, definitely caring about your health, and about getting you back on track.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ferkel

Dry helpful application questions answered in a couple hours

John Sweeney Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Couldn't be happier with both Dr. Bawa and the procedure itself. Was back walking on the beach 6ndays after hip replacement, and now 3 weeks after the procedure i great.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Not good experience

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Chahin

I was very upset at the outcome. Very poor result. Uncaring staff from top to the bottom. Never again. Be aware.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Chahin

I felt completely informed and taken care of from the very start. They have been great and continue to be out front of everything

Cropley Stuart Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

I am really happy with Dr Salem. He listens to everything you tell him and he is very thorough and explains everything. I am happy I found him.

piston99 Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Salem

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Arasheben

R Bronstein Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr Arnaout is an amazing physician. He explains the procedure well and with that, it makes me feel secured and safe. His staffs, Enrique and Shaun are helpful and accommodating. Thank you Dr Arnaout!

Ms Lomboy Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Arnaout

Terrible doctor

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Meindl

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Auerbach

I have found Dr NG to be an excellent doctor. Both she and her assistants are thorough and caring. Time is spent with you and everything is explained completely.

Gloria Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Ng

Location

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

18300 Roscoe Blvd, Northridge, CA 91325

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