Scripps Green Hospital

85%

Patients that would definitely recommend

15% higher than the national average

Scripps Green Hospital is a medical facility located in La Jolla, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

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 50 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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 Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021)

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™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2022)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

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

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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 better than expected

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

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

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than 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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2022

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2022, 2021

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2020

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2020

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

2022, 2021

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2022, 2021

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2020

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

2022

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2022, 2021

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2021

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

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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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

13% higher than the national average

85%

Would definitely recommend

15% higher than the national average

Scripps Green Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%87%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%61%53%

Scripps Green Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Vivian is very professional, happy, easy to be around and easy telling her my problems. She listened to all of my concerns and made sure all of my questions were answered. She is an awesome Doctor to have. I would definitely recommend her 100%.

Jun 23 2022

Review for Dr. Ellis

Bionic RN Jun 17 2022

Review for Dr. Bruffey

Great Experience coming here so many years.The Best

Amy G. Jun 16 2022

Review for Dr. Carson

Tom Lovorn Jun 16 2022

Review for Dr. Bruffey

Patricia Hoekm Jun 15 2022

Review for Dr. Ezzet

Location

Scripps Green Hospital

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd, La Jolla CA 92037

CallDirections

(858) 455-9100

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Contact Us

10666 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Directions

(858) 455-9100