Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

79%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% 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 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2017)

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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

3 ratings were better than expected

9 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

79%

Would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

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%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

National Average

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Providers

1537 Grand Ave Ste D San Marcos, CA 92078undefined mi
400 Craven Rd San Marcos, CA 92078undefined mi
Dr. John Anshus, MDUndersea & Hyperbaric Medicine
Dr. John Anshus, MD
2185 Citracado Pkwy Escondido, CA 92029undefined mi
15611 Pomerado Rd Ste 300 Poway, CA 92064undefined mi
Dr. Amir Asgari, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Amir Asgari, MD
2185 Citracado Pkwy Escondido, CA 92029undefined mi
Dr. Elena Atchikova, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Elena Atchikova, MD
2185 Citracado Pkwy Escondido, CA 92029undefined mi
15611 Pomerado Rd Ste 200 Poway, CA 92064undefined mi
Dr. Erica Bailey, MDEmergency Medicine
Dr. Erica Bailey, MD
2185 Citracado Pkwy Escondido, CA 92029undefined mi
Dr. Timothy Bailey, MDEndocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Dr. Timothy Bailey, MD
625 Citracado Pkwy Ste 108 Escondido, CA 92025undefined mi
15611 Pomerado Rd Ste 400 Poway, CA 92064undefined mi
1200 N State St Los Angeles, CA 90033undefined mi
2690 Roosevelt St Carlsbad, CA 92008undefined mi
1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 200 Escondido, CA 92029undefined mi
Dr. Eric Barco, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Eric Barco, MD
1300 Diamond Springs Rd Ste 400 Virginia Beach, VA 23455undefined mi
Dr. Munish Batra, MDCosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Munish Batra, MD
12264 El Camino Real Ste 101 San Diego, CA 92130undefined mi
1955 Citracado Pkwy Ste 300 Escondido, CA 92029undefined mi
Dr. Robert Belsher, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Robert Belsher, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
488 E Valley Pkwy Ste 211 Escondido, CA 92025undefined mi
Dr. Sandhya Bhalla-Regev, MDHospice & Palliative Medicine
Dr. Sandhya Bhalla-Regev, MD
354 Santa Fe Dr Encinitas, CA 92024undefined mi
Dr. Neha Bhoomreddy, MDHospital Medicine
Dr. Neha Bhoomreddy, MD
55 Arch St Ste 1B Akron, OH 44304undefined mi
5555 Grossmont Center Dr La Mesa, CA 91942undefined mi
225 E 2nd Ave Escondido, CA 92025undefined mi
Dr. Roger Bitar, MDInfectious Disease Medicine
Dr. Roger Bitar, MD
15644 Pomerado Rd Ste 202 Poway, CA 92064undefined mi
211 13th St Ramona, CA 92065undefined mi

Location

Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

555 E Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA 92025