UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% 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 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (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 Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (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 Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2018, 2017)

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™ (2018, 2017)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

4 ratings were better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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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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80%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

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%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

National Average

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Providers

Dr. Juveria Abdullah, MDHospital Medicine
Dr. Juveria Abdullah, MD
1250 16th St Unit 2304 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
757 Westwood PLZ Los Angeles, CA 90095undefined mi
Dr. John Adams, MDOrthopedic Surgery
Dr. John Adams, MD
2020 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 400 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
1250 16th St # A454 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
Dr. Thompson Adams, MDHematology & Oncology
Dr. Thompson Adams, MD
2336 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 301 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
100 Ucla Medical Plz Ste 290 Los Angeles, CA 90024undefined mi
100 Medical Plaza 630 Los Angeles, CA 90095undefined mi
Dr. Hussam Al-Sharif, MDPulmonary Disease
Dr. Hussam Al-Sharif, MD
10833 Le Conte Ave Los Angeles, CA 90095undefined mi
1250 16th St # 2100 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
Melissa Alexander, AUDAudiology (Hearing Aid Fitting)
Melissa Alexander, AUD
1260 15th St Ste P2 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
Dr. Shamsah Amersi, MDObstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Shamsah Amersi, MD
2825 Santa Monica Blvd Ste 320 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
2699 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, CA 90806undefined mi
Dr. Olawale Amubieya, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Olawale Amubieya, MD
11301 Wilshire Blvd Bldg 206 Los Angeles, CA 90073undefined mi
8641 Wilshire Blvd Ste 303 Beverly Hills, CA 90211undefined mi
Dr. Ramtin Anousheh, MDInterventional Cardiology
Dr. Ramtin Anousheh, MD
2625 W Alameda Ave Ste 322 Burbank, CA 91505undefined mi
Dr. VanEssa Arguello, MDEndocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Dr. VanEssa Arguello, MD
4440 W 95th St Oak Lawn, IL 60453undefined mi
1920 Colorado Ave Fl 2 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
Dr. Haruo Arita, MDPain Medicine Anesthesiology
Dr. Haruo Arita, MD
1408 Crenshaw Blvd Torrance, CA 90501undefined mi
1260 15th St Ste 1501 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
Dr. Robert Atienza, MDAnatomic & Clinical Pathology
Dr. Robert Atienza, MD
10833 Le Conte Ave Los Angeles, CA 90095undefined mi
Dr. Erin Atkinson, MDGeriatric Medicine
Dr. Erin Atkinson, MD
200 UCLA MEDICAL PLZ 420 Los Angeles, CA 90095undefined mi
200 Medical Plaza, Ucla 365C Los Angeles, CA 90095undefined mi
Dr. David Aungst, DPMPodiatric Surgery
Dr. David Aungst, DPM
1260 15th St Ste 1014 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi
Dr. Behrad Aynehchi, MDCosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Behrad Aynehchi, MD
1301 20th St Ste 510 Santa Monica, CA 90404undefined mi

Location

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

1250 16th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404