Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

84%

Patients that would definitely recommend

14% higher than the national average

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla is a medical facility located in La Jolla, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience 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 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022, 2021)

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 Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022, 2020)

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

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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2022

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2022, 2020

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2022, 2021

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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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

84%

Would definitely recommend

14% 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%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

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%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

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%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dawn K Jun 30 2022

Review for Dr. Mundis

Tried for 2 day to get first appointment no luck, on hold for 90 minutes.not the way to run a office.No professional at all

Greg J Jun 29 2022

Review for Dr. Coden

Dr. Shah and his entire staff are wonderful. They have helped me regain the use of my arm/wrist after I broke it in March. They pay attention to every detail and are also very nice people.

Lisa Jun 29 2022

Review for Dr. Shah

Retina San Diego and Dr. Mozayan are excellent - professional, compassionate, skilled, and caring! I highly recommend them. Dr. Mozayan is treating my very severe retinal detachment and I could not feel that I was in better hands.

Carmen R Lopp Jun 29 2022

Review for Dr. Mozayan

Melanie E. Jun 28 2022

Review for Dr. Arya

Location

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

9888 Genesee Ave, La Jolla CA 92037

CallDirections

(858) 626-4123

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9888 Genesee Ave

La Jolla, CA 92037

Directions

(858) 626-4123