John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% 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 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

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

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

5 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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).

Learn more about patient experience
75%

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

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek

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%81%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%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Busquets

Dr. Albrink is amazing! She literally saves my life. Comforting, informative and invested. We love her!

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Albrink

Carin Garton Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

I am completely satisfied with Dr. Mohebati's care and approach. I found him to be personable, knowledgeable, and well informed. What I liked about him most is that he listened and explained. Kudos to his office staff too.

swash Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mohebati

took time to explain everything clearly. very caring guy

cl Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Zhang

J. Hernandez Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Saad

Samantha Bright Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Qureshi

M. Judd Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Varon

Delivered by two childrens with her.

Nish Agale Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Vogel

Dr. Zimmerman is professional and thoughtful. He always takes care of any issues quickly and painlessly and he is the only one I would trust with my Skin!

Lola Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

Dr. Zimmerman is extremely knowledgeable about all my little skin problems and he had a recommendation to fix everything. Very nice as well.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

I have only had wonderful care and treatment from Dr. Amirdelfan, his staff, Physical therapists and PA. My injections always go smoothly and I feel he is very honest and upfront with me about care and how best to combat my pain.

Kimberly Johnson Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Amirdelfan

Very attentive, kept me informed of what he was doing and was about to do. Put me at ease.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bortz

Very thorough and knowledgeable! Very impressive! Totally impressed

Thomas Mantz Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

I had an appointment with Dr. Kankipati today and am most thankful that she is one of my doctors. Dr. Kankipati is compassionate, diligent and thorough. I know she will take good care of me. If the need arises, I will for sure recommend her to family and friends.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kankipati

Susan H Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hsiao

Removed my infected appendix and repaired an umbilical hernia repair! Thanks for being so thorough! You were extremely informative and caring while I was sitting in the ER alone. (from covid restrictions). You made me and my family at ease! Thank you so much! You are a Doc that Rocks!

Susan H Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Young

Annette Witte Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Albrink

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Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Applegate

Dr Quereshi perform spinal surgery on me in order to relieve excruciating sciatica pain and the results were wonderful! He explained the procedure, what to expect and all came to past as described. I would do the surgery again in heartbeat.

Bob Kluber Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Qureshi

Dr.Qureshi is an excellent doctor, very knowledgeable, professional and courteous I strongly recommend to anyone who wants to have a back surgery; I was very lucky to have him as my surgeon ; thank you Dr. Qureshi for giving me my life back!

William Siu Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Qureshi

Matt Rivas Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

I had Ptosis surgery done by Dr Hwang. He was great to work with and did an excellent job. I can see so much better. The office is busy and handles a lot of patients but still gives great service. Would definitely recommend to others.

Ronald Griffin Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dearborn

Dr. Tucker is great at explaining issues to you. And he writes down his suggestions and what to do in regards to those issues. He takes as much time as he needs and is friendly and personable. I recommend him to everyone.

Trudy McMahon Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lin

Bill Schramer Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Veeragandham

Terrific doctor! Very friendly, funny, & super attentive. Answered all my questions with no rushed feeling. Staff is great. Took excellent Covid19 precautions. A+ visit!

Gail Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

S. Dennison Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Bhattacharyya

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kronick

Returning patient for 8 years

Ralph Wise Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Varon

I had my first catheter ablation procedure performed. Dr eisenberg was clear on all instructions and successfully eliminated all my PVCS and took very good care of me.

Taylor Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

Mary May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Fatima

I was ALWAYS greeted the minute I walked in the door, even if the staff was busy with another client or on the phone. A wave and a smile or a head nod acknowledging I was there. I cannot think of a time that I ever had to wait beyond my appointment time.

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mariotti

Tom Platner May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

John, Tina & Dani May 29 2020

Review for Dr. O'Hanrahan

He cares more about lying about Republican talking points than peoples health.. Please take this into consideration when picking this doctor

Dan May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Deboisblanc

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Delgado

He recently performed a cataract operation on me. I am very happy with the results,as my eye sight is much better since he operated on me.His office staff is cordial and polite and he is a very nice man.

May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Feiz

I learned from another doctor that Kalra gossiped with him about MY undergarments. I AM AN INJURED PERSON WHO NEEDED TREATMENT & YOU TREATED ME LIKE A JOKE. Shameful. Disgusting. Scummy.

Jade JD May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kalra

I had a very good experience with Dr. Zimmerman. He was attentive to my needs, and was professional. I would recommend him any time. Dan Pasquini

Dan Pasquini May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

Dr. Wendy Wong replace my right hip. Dr. Wong is one of the best people, and definitely the best doctor I’ve come across in my 70 years. I am team Dr. Wong

Mel Everage May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

MD great with a needle,no pain. fast and gentle.

Joan Brown May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

The PA Sara Coleman was beyond wonderful, caring and knowledgeable. Worth going to the office just to see her.

Judi May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Nagesetty

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Aducayen

Dr Arias is a caring, knowledgeable doctor he is our family doctor since he startEd his practice in Concord, Ca. Thank you Dr Arias

Cateriano-Penuela family May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Arias-Vera

My 2 appointments with Dr Z were very thorough. He answered my questions and put my mind at ease.

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

Jan M. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

I have been a patient of Dr. Pamela Wang since moving to the East Bay in 1999. She is by far the Best of he Best. I could not see myself trusting anyone else with my physical or emotional care ever. I love her.. Michele Sarkisian

Michele Sarkisian May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wang

I got some heart ache when I work or or walk on the hill too much so my son check internet we fine out Dr. Perkin Shiu look very good on Cardiovascular I go see him couple time fine out need put stent so now just waiting time come to do it I am sure he can do a good job will post it again

C. Kuo May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Shiu

I am a former patient of Dr. Hoffinger. I was diagnosed with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease when I was seven years old. He was exceptionally competent and personable. He did an excellent surgery installing the plate in my left hip and later removing it on a separate date. I highly recommend him.

Richard May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hoffinger

Everything was BAD.....The Doctor was rude. Your rude. Your in a hurry,,,,,,,,,,,,,slow downplay attension. Never going back to you ever again.... How much do you pay people 4 stars?

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hundal

Kevin Cochran May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Timmerman

Fred Eppinger May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Tsai

Anthony May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Shea

Martin Young May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sethi

Dr Ohanrahan is sharp, astute, and intuitively on target with diagnosis and recommendations. He is sincere, listens with is heart and medical expertise. Highly recommend Dr. OHanrahan!!

May 03 2020

Review for Dr. O'Hanrahan

Diane Gozzi Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Wada

Terry Evans-Seeno Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Elyasi

Terry Evans-Seeno Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

David H Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hicks

Dr Matthews is the most kind and responsive doc! She’s caring and takes time to listen and answer any questions you may have. Once I contacted her via MyChart and she responded right away with her advice on what to do. Love her!

Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Matthews

He did a Valve repair in dec 2019 and I was a bit scared, but he took the time to make sure I fully understood the procedure. He was amazing. Thank you.

J.Lopp Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Dharan

Tim Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Veeragandham

Rod Dodson Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rotman

Dr. Wong performed a very successful hip replacement for me. She and her staff were very informative as to setting expectations for every step of the way. I am pleased to say that the results are excellent.

Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

I had my first visit with Dr. Brown via Tele-visit. He was excellent in listening to me and my issue, and we discussed alternative medication therapies. He was very knowledgable, understanding, and had excellent "tele-medicine" manner. As an RN, I wouldn't hesitate in recommending him.

Elaine Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Dr Chang is excellent. He was able to move quickly to set me up with diagnostics and procedures to help manage my pain. His staff is very efficient and caring.

Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Saw Dr. Lewis who treated the pinky finger on my right hand by Xiflex. The pinky finger was badly curled Dr. Lewis process has straightened it. I am still in physical therapy so I can’t say the recovery is final but I am optimistic about the results.

William Armstrong Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Delgado

Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Albrink

Dr. Barren is friendly, listens well, and has always been dead on with his advice. I recommend him highly.

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Varon

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Karen Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Austin

Dr. Miranda is very professional and knowledgeable. He explains things clearly and does not rush you through visits. His pre- surgery and post- surgery follow-ups and communications are excellent. I highly recommend Dr. Miranda.

Lynn Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Miranda

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen-Dinh

I thought Dr Lee was a very sincere, straight to the point kind of doctor. He listened to my concerns about the recommended procedure and told me what the risks were and odds of success. Dr Lee was very professional, but also easy to talk to. I would most definitely recommend him.

Ben Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Dr Toma is very professional. He replaced my hip and within 10 days I was off the walker and walking unaided. The recovery pain was minimal and I stopped the heavy pain meds within a month.

Bill Crittondon Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Toma

Great physician, he has help me improve my health and quality of life for the last 3 years.

Jaime Penuela Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Arias-Vera

Dr Coufal is amazing. Very personable and he speaks in plain english. No fancy Dr speak!

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Coufal

Janet Carroll Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Edraki

Teresa Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Kou

After not being able to get an answer to my orthopedic problem until Dr. Lee !

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Dr. Miranda is professional, matter of fact and results-oriented. My surgery has given me a new lease on life. The next steps are up to me. With continuous therapy and exercise is the only way to achieve maximum mobility for my 69 yr old body.

C.T. Carlson, USAF Capt. (Ret) Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Miranda

He is one of the best doctor i have had ina very long time i would recommend him to most of the people i know .he is very knowledgeable.

Jon Tranum Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Gharagozlou

Over the years I have met with many doctors. Eric Gracer is the best doctor I have known; competent, caring, excellent diagnostician and speaks using language us mere mortals can understand

D B Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gracer

Val L. Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Merkow

Nohad Videau Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Helms

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Nelles

Made an appointment for a consultation, turns out that his office is in a hospital and I got billed for hospital charges. No ethics in the medical community. Find a different Dr.

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Cecchi

Dr Lee is great, he listens to what I say and gives me options. I like that he doesn’t want to jump into surgery, he will recommend other avenues to see if they help.

Maria Villalobos Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Two hand surgeries with Dr Lewis, both with the same outstanding results.

Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

David Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Huynh

Very professional and definitely knows his business. A masterful surgeon. I have had 2 major surgeries over the past 4 years with Dr. Lee and never had any fear. There was a lot of cleanup that needed to be done and am grateful I had Dr. Steven Lee perform both needed surgeries.

Larry Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Dr. Lewis is very attentive, and listens to every one of your concerns. He gets you results, and making you feel better is his goal.

Lou Villarreal Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr. Pecci, Dr. Chang, Dr. Sacco and all the staff at MUIR Orthopedic are outstanding and understanding! I recently had two epidurals on my back, followed by carpal Surgery on my hand a week later. I thank them all for their expertise and their kindness!

Tom Van Ormer Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Pecci

Location

John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek

1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd, Walnut Creek, CA 94598