Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% 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, 2018, 2017)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (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 Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

2 ratings were better than expected

8 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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81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%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%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

National Average

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Providers

444 W C St Ste 444 San Diego, CA 92101undefined mi
Dr. Eva Abbo, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Eva Abbo, MD
7334 Girard Ave Ste 203 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
7334 Girard Ave Ste 203 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
12845 Pointe Del Mar Way Ste 100 Del Mar, CA 92014undefined mi
1441 Avocado Ave Ste 307 Newport Beach, CA 92660undefined mi
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
9850 Genesee Ave Ste 355 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal, MDReproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
Dr. Sanjay Agarwal, MD
9350 Campus Point Dr La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
310 Santa Fe Dr Encinitas, CA 92024undefined mi
310 Santa Fe Dr Encinitas, CA 92024undefined mi
9834 Genesee Ave Ste 209 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
Dr. John Alexander II, MDCosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. John Alexander II, MD
5720 Oberlin Dr San Diego, CA 92121undefined mi
9350 Campus Point Dr La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
4510 Executive Dr San Diego, CA 92121undefined mi
10010 Campus Point Dr # AN-203 San Diego, CA 92121undefined mi
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd Ste 220 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
Dr. Pierre Aoukar, MDClinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Dr. Pierre Aoukar, MD
4647 Zion Ave San Diego, CA 92120undefined mi
Dr. John Apostolides, MDCosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. John Apostolides, MD
1830 E Monument St 333 Baltimore, MD 21287undefined mi
3811 Valley Centre Dr Ste 3B San Diego, CA 92130undefined mi
15004 Innovation Dr San Diego, CA 92128undefined mi
9200 Scranton Rd Ste 102 San Diego, CA 92121undefined mi
4150 Regents Park Row Ste 321 La Jolla, CA 92037undefined mi
320 Santa Fe Dr Ste 204 Encinitas, CA 92024undefined mi
3811 Valley Centre Dr Ste 3B San Diego, CA 92130undefined mi

Location

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9888 Genesee Ave, La Jolla, CA 92037