Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average


Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a medical facility located in Chula Vista, CA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Coronary Intervention Excellence 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™ (2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

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%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%58%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%48%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Prathipati

I have the most WONDERFUL doctor in the world. I’ve been seeing Dr. Nick for 15 years and I wish I could live 200 years.... And Doctor Nick could live 200 years and a day then I wouldn’t have to know that GOOD PEOPLE LIKE HIM HAD TO PASS AWAY. -P. Alavarado

Patricia Alavarado Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Niguidula

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Excellent doctor. Patient and disarming demeanor. My second visit, and neither was to present good news. Dr. Zu was very helpful and ensured that I fully understand the diagnosis and treatment plan. Highly recommended.

DownbutnotoutinLG Sep 09 2020

Review for Dr. Zu

Lynn Kilar Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Anakwenze

I made an appt to meet Dr Tracy Polanco and his staff. I have never met a more caring, good listener, and kinder doctor. His staff is great too. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a great doctor.

Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Polanco

Anthony Channing Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Ronald G. Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Initial visit Open and honest responding directly to all questions. Went in to great detail listing all the options as well consideration of not doing surgery.

Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Shay Haynes Jr Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Great doctor quick visit

Dan Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Hugh Mongus Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

The doctor and staff are very friendly and helpful I get very well taken care of by all involved definitely will return and recommend thanks for the great experience

Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Very professional

Todd Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Elvira Medina Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Alamar

Pauline Doran Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Farris

Dr. De Carvalho is a very good doctor. He has been my mom’s primary doctor for many years.

Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. De Carvalho

I have been a patient with Dr. Farris for over 30 years. He is a top professional, knowledgeable, intuitive, and kind. He communicates clearly and compassionately. His team is empathetic, professional, and helpful.

Philip Barney Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Farris

The office staff was wonderful, but Dr. Pejavar was extremely unplesant. She kept talking over me and I could have Googled the advice she gave me. I'm switching doctors.

Ann Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Pejavar

Donna H Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sharf

I would recommend Dr. Schultzel to anyone! He is very knowledgeable and professional, yet also very friendly and approachable. He is caring and takes the time to listen and to get to know his patients. The staff have great attitudes and are very helpful. I look forward to my visits!

Heather Cooke Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Toni Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Salazar-Reyes

He is professional, Personable and possess his outstanding knowledge of his field

Michael Wright Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

All around, a great and caring doctor. She listened to all my complaints and gave useful suggestions.

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Flores

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Polanco

I have been a patient for many years and would recommend Dr Eisenberg.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

doesn't make eye contact, wrong diagnosis , had to take a call during visit

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ali

Really nice guy that speaks in a way you can relate to. Seems to know a lot about a lot of different conditions and was happy to make a referral when he felt it was warranted.

Joe E Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Niguidula

Dr. Shahbaz is an outstanding doctor and very thorough diagnostician. His bedside manner is caring and empathetic. He takes a comprehensive family background on health issues and closely monitors your health. He is superb and I trust his judgement completely. A+ Doctor!

Anne Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Shahbaz

Nada Adjadj Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Downing

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Levine-Kogan

Angelica Cesena Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kamali

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Chadha

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

Kim /engler Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Argoud

One of the worst horrible office for doctors specially with Dr.cutuk they don’t answer phones they wouldn’t even respect the patient it looks like the only thing they respect is money shame we regret doing business with them

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Cutuk

I recently had my breast augmentation with Dr. Salazar, he is awesome! Very kind, listens to all your concerns, and helps you make the best decision for your body type. I highly recommend him!

Tiana Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Salazar-Reyes

I do not and I will not recommend this doctor whatsoever. Hopefully people see this and not go to him either I could never get a Reach him on the phoneof and he never called me to see how I was doing when I was in severe pain from having a stent

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Salazar-Reyes

I know I am in good hands with Dr. Schultzel whenever I go to him for my knee injections. He is always kind and puts me at ease before he delivers the injections. He gets it right every time!

Margaret Karen Daley Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Horrible was seen by assistant not the doctor very unprofessional rude nasty even yell at me had to walk out first time ever in my 67 years

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Alayo

Had to walk out because I was treated very rudely and unprofessional. Simply unexceptional

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Alayo

All of my visits have been timely. The staff is kind and supportive and Dr Salazar is a Miracle worker!!!

Kimberly Luxenberg Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Salazar-Reyes

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lozano

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lozano

Dr. Schultzel Is very excellent at what he does as well as kind, personable and focused on you as his patient. My shoulder surgery was pain-free and extremely successful.

Nicholas Houze Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Farris

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Salazar-Reyes

TERRIBLE DOCTOR. Condescending and extremely impatient. And yes, most doctors should have more understanding and patience with first-time parents with questions. One of the worst experiences with my daughter.

Rose Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Fresno

The best in every way.

Jim in Rancho Santa fe Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chadha

l. mariano Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Farris

Worst "Dr." on the planet! She is horrible with staff and even worse with patients. She is clearly not suited to be caring for people. I had 3 horrible experiences with her, never again. please steer clear!

Cara Cardone May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Jothen

David Roberts May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Copeland

Henrietta May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Anguiano

Dr. Downing is a very gifted surgeon. I am so very pleased with the outcome of the elbow surgery he performed and the after care I received. His staff is pleasant and knowledgable and willing to help. I wouldn't hesitate in referring him to others.

Janice Nickett May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Downing

Dr. Mark is incredible. His professionalism and talent as a surgeon is epic. He removed a hard ganglion cyst from my wrist/joint without any issues, and my scar will most likely completely go away on its own. Thank you again for everything, Dr. Shultzel!

Kyle P. May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Dr Mahmoud is very professional,I like the special attention to details

Osama Moftah May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Very good doctor

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

I will continue to visit Dr. Mahmoud. I was very well taken care . Dr. Mahmoud’s attitude is perfect with care.

Abdo May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Dr mahmoud is a very good doctor He was very nice. He answered all of my questions. He made me feel very comfortable. I would like to visit him again if possible. It's important to have great doctor during these times of worry not knowing how your health is.

Ramzi kabaoui May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Dr Mahmoud is very professional,I like the special attention to details and the positive energy thank you so much

Loubna Tauil May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Richard Tufo May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Moussavian

Mary Carlblom May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Pejavar

He is a very good surgeon

Irma E Soria May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Arcovedo

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Argoud

Katie May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Salazar-Reyes

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Chac

Alaa Elsadek May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Outstanding Dr! He gave clear detailed explanations and kept an easing positive attitude. My entire experience was exactly as he told me it would be and I am recovering without any complications. Highly recommend him if you need something fixed.

Dwight Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

He is the best and really cares about my situation.

Diana Biddington Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

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

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lund

Embarrassed me & used me as example & inviting his disconcerted staff to observe my disability.

Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Bower

Ken Purvis Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Downing

Mike Miller Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

excelente experiencia

manuel g fisher Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Castillejos

Dr. Mahmoud is one of a kind. You can tell he really cares and does his best to help. He explained everything to me in detail and for the first time I actually understood my condition. He’s very knowledgeable. Thank you Dr. Mahmoud! Highly recommend!

Mary Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

BY Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Dr. Mahmoud is one of the most delightful doctors I have ever met. He's very straight forward with a sense of humor too. He truly listens to his patients. I would highly recommend him to all of my family and friends.

Aneda Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Very knowledgeable dr. Super nice and attentive

Vicky Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Dr. Mahmoud is amazing. Gentle, patient, kind and knowledgeable is exactly what you seek in a doctor and he demonstrates that quite accurately.

Sarahpatra Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

He is very kind, he will sit and listen to your problem from start to finish. Best dr i have ever found. I would use him even if i did not have insurance. His is very person but professional. Ill recommend it 100 percent!!!

Pamela Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

The most professional and kindest doctor I’ve ever met. His bedside manner, his knowledge, his patience are all exceptional and above and beyond. Thank you so much for your help and pushing me to recover.

Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmoud

Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

Kieche Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

S. Jack Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schultzel

I have known Dr David professionally for many years where I observed him caring for his patients with the utmost compassion and respect Now,I have the pleasure of being treated by Dr David and am experiencing first hand his kind, thoughtful and capable hands

Carol deStefano Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Castillejos-Rios

Exelente atención, Dios bendiga al Dr. Ricardo Soltero

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Soltero

Amanda Walker Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ungab

Pam Klepner Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Lozano

Compassionate and highly skilled.

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Udani

Jeanne Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

Celeste in San Diego, CA - Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Brereton

Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. White

had a complete cardio workup done by him....explained all the tests and results and our next couse of action to help me have the best quality of life in my senior years...trust him and his decisions completely.Plus his Med Asst Lourdes was very helpful for me

steven johnson Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sharf

Location

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center

751 Medical Center Ct, Chula Vista, CA 91911

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