Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

72%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average


Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center is a medical facility located in San Luis Obispo, CA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • 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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68%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% lower than the national average

72%

Would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

Sierra Vista Regional 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%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%68%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%40%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I’ve been having extreme intestinal issues for many years which has ended severely increased

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Very punctual office visit. He shared his medical background & how he came to SLO. He confirmed why I came in for an exam. He gave different options for me especially during this Covid-19. Will surely go back if I need to do one of the other options.

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Colton

As usual Dr Steele exhibits great care and concern for his patients. He even saved my life when I made an urgent appoinent to see him re: chest pain.

John Blanchard Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Within an hour of making appointment, I was in his office. Tested for bladder infection , and out of the office within 45 minutes!

Loraine Ped Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Colton

My first telephone visit with a physician occurred today, along with my introduction to Dr. Steele, both of which were very positive.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Dr Day was new to me as my doc had retired. He was very attentive toward my conditions & recommended a small change which was fine. I’d recommend him & his staff highly ????

LC Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Day

Jessica Stephens Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Genevieve

Excellent and very professional. Takes his time and explains things in easy to understand terms. Never in a hurry or rushed. Obviously very experienced.

Rick Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

This dear man saved my life. He is a kind, compassionate doctor. I highly recommend him.??

Marilyn Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Tidik

Knowledgeable, professional, logical and friendly.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Margie Z Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Did what it took to get the job done. I had a very serious issue and needed surgery. It was a long time and thankful. Very friendly, direct and to the point. He knows his stuff in general and helped.

Jason Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kuntze

She spent time addressing my concerns and had a definite plan. I waited for about 30mins but she is worth it! I dont mind at all!

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

Tim Waag Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Link

Dr. Silver is thorough and efficient. Appreciate the direct approach to fixing health problems and recommending solutions. Warm, inviting, friendly attitude with no nonsense advice on what you need to change to make yourself feel better.

Russell Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Dr. Sungurlu is great! She has the perfect combination of listening to what I want and making sure the best medical choices are made. Highly recommend!

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

Dr. Sungurlu is absolutely the best! She’s an amazing doctor —she also helps educate me, so I can make informed decisions on my heath. She’s also really personable, which is important for this type of doc. Overall, can’t say enough great things about her!

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

I have been going to Dr. Nguyen for a few years now and he is great. He is kind and compassionate and a great doctor. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a new doctor.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Mike Chavez Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Absolutely Amazing attitude and extremely professional

Dale S Murray Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Dr. Oza is a kind, compassionate, thoughtful doctor. It is easy to feel very comfortable with her. I would recommend her to family and friends.

Dawn Merrill Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Oza

Dr Nguyen is truly and caring doctor. My wife just started going to him because she saw how amazing he is and how he listens to you. I would give him 10 stars if I good. But 5 will have to do for those who look at these reviews.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

It was an excellent follow up method. I felt very comfortable talking with him from the comfort of my home with my notes in front of me.

Irene Richardson Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

was my trusted Dr. for 20 years, miss him and that trust very much

peggy deardorff Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Colton

Very competent. Gave me a thorough first health check up after several years with no doctor. Found heart condition. Sent me to specialist. Condition now under control. Continues with good annual checkup and prescriptions.

Jesper Nielsen Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

YTOKFISH Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Perkin

Dr silver is very through and he listens to you. I never had to wait very long for my office visits.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

He is very thorough, listens to you and is concerned about his patients.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Sungurlu is proactive and very interested in helping solve your issues. I could easily connect with her and believe she really cares. Highly recommended.

DC Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

appt's are always rushed. can get a referral appt for months sometimes

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Ahhhh I just love Dr Sungurlu. She’s kind, thorough and just a gem of a human. She feels everything with you and takes the time to answer any questions you may have. I feel so very fortunate to have her as my OBGYN.

Amber spring Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Wogu

Devon Shearer Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Link

Amazing!!! Dr. Levin performed a ballon sinuplasty and I have no more of the horrible sinus pressure and pain I had before! He was very caring, attentive and sincere!

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Levin

Attentive, excellent surgeon, highly knowledgable, and good bedside manner. I credit my successful delivery of twins to Dr. Colton's skills as an OBGYN and passion for quality care.

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Colton

I appreciate Dr. Silver's approach. He listens to health issues you are concerned about, discusses them with you and prescribes appropriate tests and PT. I had some out of range blood work numbers during my physical and he has been on the retesting since which I appreciate. I recommend Dr. Silver.

Andrew Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Dr Moller was very knowledgeable, kind, and professional. He showed true concern for my condition, and gave me options for further diagnosis.

Mark Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Gelman

One of the best doctors around. She takes the time to listen and relate to you, and actually cares. Highly recommend

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

Dr Colton is not a clever doctor. He is unethical and not sympathetic. He made a surgery that had severe complications and infected wound.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Colton

This was my first phone visit and it went very well.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

She and her nurse are so kind and helpful

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Concerned father. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. DiBiase

Appointment was short for annual physical. Never checked for enlarged prostrate. Answered all questions from blood work.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Dr. Halley Moore, Patient Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Wogu

I have been going to doctor McAllen for over 10 years when the local hospital told me to go home and die he saved my life by getting me transferred to Stanford

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. McAllen

Tina Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Day

Excellent first visit

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Canfield

I am grateful I was referred to Dr Palchak. He is considerate listening, honest in his response, and his explanations are based on current scientific data. Staff are all very competent.

Kathy Busch, SLO Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Palchak

Once again my visit with Dr. Nguyen was quick and efficient. He always answers all of my questions sufficiently and gives meaningful advice.

Ron Menke Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

She removed my gallbladder. At each appointment and before surgery she was friendly, efficient, knowledgeable, confident, and ensured she answered all my questions.

Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mansuri

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Schueckler

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

My first appt. was over the phone and I could not be more satisfied. He promised we'd figure out what my medical issue is and I believe him. Looking forward to my in person appt.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Saved my life, he is very communicative & smiles (so no matter how serious the health issue, he presents hope).

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Canfield

Dr. Delagrammaticas replaced both of my knees. He gave me my life back. I can never thank him enough he is awesome.

J Barr Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Delagrammaticas

Went to Dr Steele for annual physical. I have been here 4 years since 2016. Dr Steele is my 3rd primary care physician. One moved and the other was not an internal medicine Dr. Finally I got a proper examination. My prostrate my lab work my lungs and glands all inspected.

Lawrence Morris (Lars) Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Telephone visit to go over lab results.

Karen Johnson Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

If you're seeking a neurologist who's friendly, kind, compassionate, listens well, & takes the time to answer all of your questions, Peter Masny is your guy. My wife started seeing him In January, 2020 & we couldn't be happier with how he "goes the extra mile" for her.

Lenny Castellaneta Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Masny

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Mickey May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Weiss

dan_eboy May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bloom

May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hosn

TMB May 23 2020

Review for Dr. DiBiase

Dr. Sungurlu is great! She is easy to talk to and takes the time to answer my questions. She is very thorough.

Sandra May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

Friendly manner, explains things, strikes me as no nonsense. Staff helpful and respond quickly.

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Dr. Day is very competent and thorough. He has a serious bedside manner but once you get to know him, he is really a gem. I trust him and his office staff. They run a very good service and provide knowledgeable caring healthcare.

Jen C. May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Day

Explains things well. Gives as much time as a person needs to understand his/her physical problem,etc

The Rev. Faye Hogan+ May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Crittenden

Very beneficial telephone visit.

Donna May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Easy check-in. Nice staff. Dr Silver asks questions and explains the what and why of his recommendation. He is very easy to talk to.

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Very personable and explains things well. Very strong background.

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Dr Hosn and his office staff were dedicated and kind, my skin removal surgery was perfect. Now, 9 years later, the beautiful surgery that Dr Hosn performed has been perfect, and has transformed my life. I am still grateful for the careful and trustworthy surgery that Dr Hosn performed. Thank you.

Nancy Taylor May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hosn

Great doctor. Always a pleasure at the office with him.

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Colton

Performed an endoscopy and was specifically told not to expand area in question. Used a balloon to expand area in question. Did not take into account ramifications. Result had negative health impact.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Meiselman

I look forward to meeting Dr. McFarlane in person as he is very personable via a video appt. He listens and provides information to questions.

Laura Rowland May 11 2020

Review for Dr. McFarlane

Colleen Garren May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kissel

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kissel

Office setup good. Fast efficient appt., thorough exam and good demeanor from Dr. Moller.

May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Dr Nguyen was efficient, thorough, and competent. It was a pleasure and productive meeting with him.

May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Dr Othman is very kind and compassionate. He has a very friendly approach, and actually looks at you during a conversation. He never makes you feel rushed or hurried. Is also great in laying out the treatment plan so that my 98 yr old mom could understand . I would highly recommend him.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Othman

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Othman

He’s a lifesaver! Thank you for saving my Dad’s life. You’re genuinely a hero in our eyes!! My Dad still talks about you liking his cowboy boots. Thanks again!

Costa May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lebed

Hershel Parker May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Link

Dr. Nguyen has always listened to my questions, needs and opinions. After a very damaging surgery by a local doctor, Dr. Nguyen supported me in pursuing a second opinion and was sympathetic and instrumental in helping me through my ordeal. His staff has always been great in responding as well.

JL May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

From the first time we met with Dr. Link, we were impressed with his straightforward manner, his willingness to answer any and all of our questions, and his thorough evaluations and explanations of procedures and treatment plans.

Dennis Reinhart Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Link

Dr is very pleasant and beside manor is great. He truly cares. Keeps us informed on just what is going on with personal phone calls. Very professional. Was very comfortable with Dr Moeller.

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

Excellent care! Straight forward information. I’m very satisfied.

Arthur Law Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mansuri

Dr. Sungerlu is thorough and kind. She is thoughtful and thinks about the "whole picture" when evaluating and diagnosing. I'm thankful she's my gyn

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sungurlu

Dave R Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Vendegna

Not sure ??

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Dr. Steele is a wonderful doctor. He listens to your concerns and in every subsequent visit he follows up regarding the previous visit. He personally calls with test results and explains things thoroughly. His office staff is always helpful. I hope he never retires.

Carol Anderson Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Anne McCracken Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Dr. Nguyen called me today to report my recent lab results and ask if I had any concerns or questions. I was very happy with our conversation.

Kathy Chrisco Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Diagnosis and treatment went well, but have been unable to confirm my continuance from Pismo to Arroyo Grande and there is a procedure I am curious about, but does not necessarily be answered by an appointment. Barry R. Trosper, pasobarry@gmail.com

Barry Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Masny

Dr. Dicarlo is very up to date on the best treatments for each individual and their cancer. He is amazing

Sandra R. Gilham Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Dicarlo

Location

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

1010 Murray Ave, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

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