Sharp Memorial Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Sharp Memorial Hospital is a medical facility located in San Diego, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Patient Safety Excellence Award™.


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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
14% higher than the national average

Sharp Memorial 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


Sharp Memorial 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

Dr. Tanaka was very supportive in his explanation of the surgical procedure recommended. Dr. Tanaka is very patient, kind, and understanding of patient anxiety.

Happy patient Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Tanaka

She is an amazing doctor! She is so efficient and knowledgeable. She doesn’t waste your time during an appointment. My first OBGYN physician. I was so lucky that she was on call at the hospital that day when I had to deliver my daughter.

Calie Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Mansour

Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Bagheri

He's a bit unconventional but extremely competent. He helped me fix a chronic condition that had been ailing me for 10+ years. Before Dr. Abramowitz, I'd seen a primary physician and also a specialist for this issue and neither of them could figure it out.

Jun 11 2021

Review for Dr. Abramowitz

Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Kafri


Sharp Memorial Hospital

7901 Frost St, San Diego, CA 92123

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