Palomar Medical Center Poway

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

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

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Palomar Medical Center Poway

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%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%86%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Palomar Medical Center Poway

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%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

DB Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Tinio

Great.... Emergency acute bronchitis. ...smart ... Caring..and takes time to know you and listens. Good tests and i am on my way to getting better.

Gerrie h Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Popper

E. C. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Julliette Black Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Grove

Just completed a Teledoc visit with Dr. Shabanian. It was a wonderful experience. She took the time to discuss all matters related to my issue. She even took questions from my wife. I highly recommend her

Alan Simsovic May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Shabanian

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Presant

I had an amazing experience with Dr. Bried. I was a new patient to him on May 6, 2020. He was able to do my arthroscopic knee surgery May 12 for a torn meniscus. My follow up appointment was May 18. My recovery has been terrific so far. I highly recommend Dr. Bried.

Cindy Best Knight May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bried

I am so happy I came to Dr. Laverson! He is so confident and professional. He made me feel I was in great hands. Its been three weeks since my surgery and I absolutely love the results and I'm sure they will get even better. All the staff has been great and so helpful!!

Melanie S. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

May L Hunt May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Doraiswamy

Ri Venuti, Ph.D. May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Dr. Bried was very kind, professional and to the point when I had my initial appointment with him. I was to have right hip surgery. After the operation I had minimal pain, and the staff at the hospital took excellent care of me. I feel so fortunate that Dr. Bried was my surgeon.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bried

Tracey Benner May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Quesnell

Marie Allin May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

One of the most kindhearted and competent doctors I have ever met. He took care of me last August when I was diagnosed with lung cancer during a stay at Palomar Hospital. I wish he was on my insurance so I could use him for my primary doctor..I really felt secure with him. Diane DeMatteis

Diane DeMatteis May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Vaswani

J. A. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Very thorough and thoughtful

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Laubach

My wife and I have been going to Dr. Tordilla every since he arrived at Greybill which is something like 14 years. We would highly recommend him. He is the best

Larry Esau May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Tordilla

Maria Moberly May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Cobb

Dr. Goldsztein is an amazing doctor. He performed my cochlear implant surgery 2 months ago. He explains everything well, he’s so kind and soft spoken. His bedside manner is great. He did a flawless job on my surgery and preserved what hearing I had left in my ear. A literal amazing doctor.

Kailey May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Goldsztein

cg May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Doraiswamy

Along with a best doctor she is a good human being

Neelam shukla May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Bill B May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Haberman

Dr. Laverson and his staff are very caring, professional, skilled, and welcoming. Dr. Laverson is an excellent surgen and has explained all of my procedures making me feel safe and comfortable. This surgery has changed my life and I am very thankful to met Dr. Laverson and his team.

S. L. May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Dr. Cohen has done both of my knee replacements and a rotator cuff surgery. He is very professional and also very caring and empathetic. He never rushes your appointment and take the time to listen to your concerns . Without hesitancy I recommend Dr Cohen for all of your orthopedic needs.

Cindy Hicks Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

My hip replacement surgery of 3/10/20 went very well and I am recovering nicely.

Christina Williams Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bried

Linda B Wolfgram Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

I trust my life with Dr. Mumtaz. She performed 2 operations on me. Carotid endarterectomy and quadruple heart bypass. Very nice and very compassionate. Outstanding indeed.

Nyorly Licup Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Mumtaz

patient Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Ky

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. First

A Lovely and caring doctor. I have gone out of my way to see him because I trust him dearly.

Darla Messenger Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Fiore

Had online appointment today as a 1st time patience. Dr. Nielsen was very thorough, explained my MRI results, did a physical virtual exam and is setting up more tests to rule out another condition. I'm relieved to be heard and excited about a possible fix to my issue.

Kathleen Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Nielsen

Steve Froebe Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Mona Snodgrass Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

My experience with Dr. Laverson was Phenominal he spent time answering all my questions i never felt that i was being rushed. He was eger to ensure that my outcome was exactly what i had anticiapated.

N. J. Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Candace O. Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ander

Horrible doctor threatening and the entire ccare team is a nightmare they are condensending threatening and they need classes in bedside manner.b

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lamon

Hassan Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Espinoza

R. M. Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Karen M. Apr 12 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Bob Parda Apr 12 2020

Review for Dr. Mamaril

I worked for Dr Plotner 22 years ago. I have worked in ophthalmology for 43 years. He is a wonderful physician. He cares so much for his patients. I am in Alabama now working at the age of 70. Thank you Dr Plotner and staff for the 2 years. Yall are the best. They love their patients

Jan Hughes Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Plotner

If you are considering a breast augmentation... I highly recommend Dr. Laverson. He is professional, warm and fantastic. I'm in my 4 week...and i feel wonderful.

L. G. Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

I see Dr. usually about every three months. I had a stent put in under her guidance about 3 years ago.

Steve Longfellow Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Baban

My experience was amazing. I started at almost 300 lbs 10 years ago and went down to 140 then leveled to 175lbs. I am happy at my weight and am an avid jogger now. Dr. Callery knows his stuff and if you stick to the nutritionists recommended eating habits you will be just fine.

Samara Ramirez Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Callery

Anonymous Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

I highly recommend Dr. Barba and his staff. I dealt with a back injury for several years that physical therapy was not able to fix. I felt immediate relief after surgery! I am very pleased with my results.

YRobbins Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Barba

First visit with Her, and she was super nice and took the time to explain everything to me and was great with my anxiety.

Dave Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Reuther

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Presant

Mike Miller Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Mamaril

Phillip Bosch has treated my IC for years. I’m able to enjoy my daily routine and travel after seeking him for treatment. Made such a great difference in my life. Great Doctor and very caring staff.

YC Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Bosch

Kim Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Ky

Dana M. Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Jennifer West Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Ky

Meredeth Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Olah

Always great. My primary physician for 17 years. Absolutely the best.

Nathan Phillips Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Le

Have referred friends to Dr velix. My primary Dr Lara le referred me to him. Thank you Dr le. Great results.

Nathan Phillips Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Veliz

Quack! Writes reports the way anyone pays him too. Zero stars.

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Tung

Dr. Miller has been our family's doctor for a number if years now. All of us have always had a good experience with him.

Richard D. Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

He was on time, very kind. Listened to what I had to say and questions I asked, he answered them very honestly and to the point. I will be having surgery with Dr Tung in the next few months, he has put my mind at ease.

Aleta Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tung

Rachel L. Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

He performed a surgery for me to remove a large lipmoa. Did a great job and explained everything to me.

Dan Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moldovan

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bried

Very nice and accommodating and goes the extra mile to explain everything. Love his office and will have surgery done by him. Stephanie von Nyssen

Stephanie von Nyssen Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wrotslavsky

the provider was very king and caring, knowledgeable with every question i had. such an amazing provider.

Anonymous Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Uppal

I saw Dr. Q for 2 years, until I moved out of state, she was always professional, asked questions to determine course of treatment and treatment variations. Wonderful bed side manor.

Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Quesnell

Bruce Lipisko Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Malek

He has fixed both my shoulder and rebuilt my right knee. Went from pain that you could ever imagine to being able to do pull ups and snow skii again

Jeff Wilson Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Bried

Dr. Dutton is a warm, caring, patient doctor, who takes time to explain things clearly and makes surgery understandable and doable. I couldn't have asked for more. His staff is the same. I thank them all for making an unpleasant experience pleasant.

Vicki L. Lowman Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dutton

lots of experience with good care to patients.

Anh V. Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Ken Carpenter Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Wrotslavsky

Dr. Laverson is an amazing doctor. He listened to all my discomforts and I couldn't happier with how everything turned out.

Anonymous Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Beautiful facility. I felt welcome and comfortable. Great work done by Dr. Laverson!

Anonymous Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Grateful Wife Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Baban

Meredith DuHamel Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Farjoudi

Chris Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Stern

It was my first visit withDr. Farjoudi. He displayed a high level of competence, is thorough, professional and caring. I felt comfortable with him.

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Farjoudi

Abbygail Soriano Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Fitzgerald

Jeanne Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

Allen B Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kushnaryov

D. D. Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Laverson

Ann Simper Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Orr

Amazing physician and staff would highly recommend Dr Barba and his staff .

Rodneyin Ramona - Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Barba

My mom has been seeing Dr. Mahdavieh as her primary care now and she is extremely knowledgeable and know how to treat her patients. She does take her time explaining things to her patients and is very well aware of her patients health and history. We are extremely happy with her.

Sultani Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mahdavieh

Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Tarsa

Had numerous skin tags around my ?? eyes removed. Great results! Very nice professional office staff and Dr.iyengar has great people skills, gave me plenty of time for questions. Nice guy.

Eyetagsno more Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Iyengar

Steve Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Mamaril

Prep RN was super kind and helpful

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Mofid

Leo Fernandez Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Barba

Dr Felliciato saved my life ! He was awesome, very personable and humble .Im very greatful to him.

Michele Holland Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Filiciotto

Jackie Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Feb 23 2020

Review for Dr. London

Excellent experience from initial consult to final pictures. Friendly, informative and skilled Doctor and staff.

Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Mofid

Just a wonderful human being. Also a great doctor who truly cares about his patients, I love 'em.

sydney Carstens Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hirsch

Dr. Dutton is very kind. He is always willing to answer questions and goes above and beyond to make sure you are doing okay.

Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Dutton

Joan H. Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Armstrong

Location

Palomar Medical Center Poway

15615 Pomerado Rd, Poway, CA 92064