Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

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

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

3 ratings were better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Kaiser Permanente San Diego 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%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

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%89%84%

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%51%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

National Average

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Providers

Dr. M Abdou, MDNeurological Surgery Research
Dr. M Abdou, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
11515 El Camino Real Ste 160 San Diego, CA 92130undefined mi
400 Craven Rd San Marcos, CA 92078undefined mi
Dr. Steve Aguilar, MDEmergency Medicine
Dr. Steve Aguilar, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Ejaz Ahmed, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
7060 Clairemont Mesa Blvd San Diego, CA 92111undefined mi
4405 Vandever Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. Timothy Bemiller, MDGastroenterology
Dr. Timothy Bemiller, MD
4650 Palm Ave San Diego, CA 92154undefined mi
5893 Copley Dr San Diego, CA 92111undefined mi
4510 Viewridge Ave San Diego, CA 92123undefined mi
Dr. Joseph Blatt, MDClinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Joseph Blatt, MD
9834 Genesee Ave Ste 114 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
400 Craven Rd San Marcos, CA 92078undefined mi
1200 N State St Rm 1011 Los Angeles, CA 90033undefined mi
3630 Enterprise St San Diego, CA 92110undefined mi
Dr. Brent Brown, DOInternal Medicine
Dr. Brent Brown, DO
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. Andrew Busby, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Andrew Busby, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. Jeffrey Bush, MDEmergency Medicine
Dr. Jeffrey Bush, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. Gayle Cabalbag, DOInternal Medicine
Dr. Gayle Cabalbag, DO
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. Elizabeth Cao, MDObstetrics & Gynecology
Dr. Elizabeth Cao, MD
4650 Palm Ave San Diego, CA 92154undefined mi
3851 Shaw Ridge Rd San Diego, CA 92130undefined mi

Location

Kaiser Permanente San Diego Medical Center

4647 Zion Ave, San Diego, CA 92120