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Kaweah Health Medical Center

Kaweah Health Medical Center is a medical facility located in Visalia, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

62%

Patient Experience Rating

2% lower 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™

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023)

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2022)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

2 ratings were better than expected

9 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

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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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% lower than the national average

62%

Would definitely recommend

2% lower than the national average

Kaweah Health 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%71%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%55%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%42%47%

Kaweah Health Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%48%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Liu is the best hand specialist. I highly recommend him and his staff, they are amazing. He is very caring and my experience is, he makes each patient feel special.

Carrie Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Liu

My wife had her hip replaced by Dr. Gill. We made very clear that she'd already had one hip and one knee replaced. We told them that she had a very low pain threshold; that after her last surgery she was in excruciating pain. We asked that she be allowed to stay in the hospital for a night or two so...

Jun 04 2024

Review for Dr. Gill

Dr. Johnson saved me from dying during Covid 2021 his treatment I can not express enough of how grateful I’m of his patience he had treating me . I was near death at home , but there was not one time that I would call his office to speak with him and he would call me every time. Two times was after...

MarcVieira Jun 03 2024

Review for Dr. Johnson

I am a patient of doctor nasr for years and I recommend doctor nasr to everyone, doctor nasr is honest, professional, puts patient care first, doctor nasr always takes time to explain everything clearly and demonstrates stretching if necessary, doctor nasr has provided treatments,and as a result I...

Diana Delacruz May 31 2024

Review for Dr. Nasr

I heard him yell at his patient from other room, then he came and yelled at me. Horrible bed side manner, arrogant, he really should retire. I stopped going to him, best decision.

May 31 2024

Review for Dr. Verma

Location

Kaweah Health Medical Center

400 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia CA 93291

CallDirections

(559) 624-2000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Kaweah Health Medical Center located?

Kaweah Health Medical Center is located at 400 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA 93291. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Kaweah Health Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Kaweah Health Medical Center has been awarded with America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, and 5 more in the past two years.

Is Kaweah Health Medical Center highly rated with patients?

61% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Kaweah Health Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Kaweah Health Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Kaweah Health Medical Center profile..

How does Kaweah Health Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

400 W Mineral King Ave

Visalia, CA 93291

Directions

(559) 624-2000