Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
17% higher than the national average

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital is a medical facility located in Santa Barbara, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™, and more.


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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

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

13 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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

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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
14% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
17% higher than the national average

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Tmsb Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Craviotto

Robin Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Rodriguez

June Schuyler Jun 08 2021

Review for Dr. Bordofsky

Samuel pignato Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Golan

Can’t say enough positive things. He is busy - and with a good reason. He’s the best diagnostician in town. Office is fun and lively. They call him “the doctor’s doctor”.

Christina SB Jun 03 2021

Review for Dr. Silverberg


Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

400 W Pueblo St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105

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