Lutheran Medical Center

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% 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 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2017)

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, 2017)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2018)

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 Pulmonary Care Award™ (2018)

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

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

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 worse than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

1 rating was better than expected

10 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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78%

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

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Lutheran 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%81%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%90%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Lutheran Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Dr. Juan Acosta, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Juan Acosta, MD

Dr. Samuel Ahn, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Samuel Ahn, MD

Dr. William Allan Sr, MD

Internal Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. William Allan Sr, MD

Dr. Mark Ammons, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Mark Ammons, MD

Dr. William Anderson, MD

Interventional Cardiology

4 Ratings
Dr. William Anderson, MD

Dr. David Andorsky, MD

Medical Oncology

7 Ratings
Dr. David Andorsky, MD

Dr. Michael Anger, MD

Nephrology

53 Ratings
Dr. Michael Anger, MD

Dr. John Archard, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. John Archard, MD

Dr. Maurice Archuleta, MD

Internal Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. Maurice Archuleta, MD

Dr. James Arthur, MD

Internal Medicine

32 Ratings
Dr. James Arthur, MD

Dr. Juhi Asad, DO

Breast Surgery

14 Ratings
Dr. Juhi Asad, DO

Dr. Benjamin Atchie, DO

Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

3 Ratings
Dr. Benjamin Atchie, DO

Dr. Stephanie Atencio, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Stephanie Atencio, MD

Dr. Julia Atkins, MD

Family Medicine

20 Ratings
Dr. Julia Atkins, MD

Dr. Richard Augspurger, MD

Urology

5 Ratings
Dr. Richard Augspurger, MD

Dr. Virginia Augustitus, MD

Internal Medicine

23 Ratings
Dr. Virginia Augustitus, MD

Dr. Bryan Baer, MD

General Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Bryan Baer, MD

Dr. Michael Bagley, DO

Orthopedic Surgery

17 Ratings
Dr. Michael Bagley, DO

Dr. John Barnett, MD

Medical Oncology

8 Ratings
Dr. John Barnett, MD

Dr. Julie Barone, DO

General Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Julie Barone, DO

Dr. Michelle Barron, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Michelle Barron, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Bassow-Scheve, MD

Family Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Elizabeth Bassow-Scheve, MD

Dr. Kalindi Batra, MD

Family Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Kalindi Batra, MD

Dr. Diogo Bauleth, MD

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Diogo Bauleth, MD

Dr. Todd Beatty, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

28 Ratings
Dr. Todd Beatty, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Beckman, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Beckman, MD

Dr. Joseph Bednarek, MD

Family Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Bednarek, MD

Dr. Richard Bellon, MD

Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology

7 Ratings
Dr. Richard Bellon, MD

Dr. Jason Bellows, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Jason Bellows, MD

Dr. Claudia Benedict, MD

Cardiology

9 Ratings
Dr. Claudia Benedict, MD

Dr. Thomas Benenati, DPM

Podiatry

13 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Benenati, DPM

Dr. Michael Bergen, MD

Oncology

22 Ratings
Dr. Michael Bergen, MD

Dr. Korina Bersentes, MD

Gastroenterology

14 Ratings
Dr. Korina Bersentes, MD

Dr. Todd Bickford, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Todd Bickford, MD

Dr. David Bierbrauer, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

23 Ratings
Dr. David Bierbrauer, MD

Dr. Jennifer Bocker, MD

General Surgery

27 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer Bocker, MD

Dr. Yolanda Bogaert, MD

Nephrology

Dr. Yolanda Bogaert, MD

Dr. Jagadish Boggavarapu, MD

Allergy & Immunology

14 Ratings
Dr. Jagadish Boggavarapu, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Bontrager, MD

Hospital Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Bontrager, MD

Dr. Cortney Bosworth, MD

Nephrology

4 Ratings
Dr. Cortney Bosworth, MD

Dr. Jason Bourland, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jason Bourland, MD

Dr. Allan Brants, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Allan Brants, MD

Dr. Jennifer Brenner, MD

Gastroenterology

29 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer Brenner, MD

Dr. Klementyna Breyer, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Klementyna Breyer, MD

Dr. Benjamin Briggs, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Benjamin Briggs, MD

Dr. Andrew Brookens, MD

Nephrology

9 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Brookens, MD

Dr. Robert Brown, MD

Pain Medicine

30 Ratings
Dr. Robert Brown, MD

Dr. Samuel Brown, MD

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Samuel Brown, MD

Dr. Eiko Browning, MD

Medical Oncology

37 Ratings
Dr. Eiko Browning, MD

Dr. Patricia Brumbaugh, MD

Family Medicine

20 Ratings
Dr. Patricia Brumbaugh, MD

Dr. Colin Buchanan, MD

Neurosurgery

15 Ratings
Dr. Colin Buchanan, MD

Dr. Hai Bui, MD

Internal Medicine

48 Ratings
Dr. Hai Bui, MD

Dr. John Burchfield, DDS

Dentistry

7 Ratings
Dr. John Burchfield, DDS

Dr. Thomas Burke, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Thomas Burke, MD

Dr. Leslie Busby, MD

Medical Oncology

5 Ratings
Dr. Leslie Busby, MD

Melissa Butler, PA

Physician Assistant (PA)

6 Ratings
Melissa Butler, PA

Dr. Theodore Buttrick, MD

Internal Medicine

18 Ratings
Dr. Theodore Buttrick, MD

Dr. Efren Caballes, DO

Sports Medicine

43 Ratings
Dr. Efren Caballes, DO

Dr. Emilio Calabrese, MD

Vascular Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. Emilio Calabrese, MD

Heather Call, PA-C

Physician Assistant (PA)

1 Ratings
Heather Call, PA-C

Dr. Cesar Cantu, MD

General Surgery

Dr. Cesar Cantu, MD

Dr. Yadira Caraveo, MD

Pediatrics

4 Ratings
Dr. Yadira Caraveo, MD

Dr. Christopher Carlson, MD

Sports Medicine

16 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Carlson, MD

Dr. Rick Carlson, DO

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Rick Carlson, DO

Dr. Jennifer Caskey, MD

Hematology

11 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer Caskey, MD

Dr. Michelle Cassara, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

27 Ratings
Dr. Michelle Cassara, MD

Dr. Bryan Castro, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

37 Ratings
Dr. Bryan Castro, MD

Dr. Ernest Castro, MD

Family Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Ernest Castro, MD

Dr. Jodi Chambers, MD

Critical Care Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Jodi Chambers, MD

Dr. Ingrid Chang, MD

Nephrology

24 Ratings
Dr. Ingrid Chang, MD

Dr. Ira Chang, MD

Neurology

Dr. Ira Chang, MD

Dr. Rosalie Chang, MD

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Rosalie Chang, MD

Dr. Prateek Chaudhary, DO

Rheumatology

8 Ratings
Dr. Prateek Chaudhary, DO

Dr. Christyna Chaudhuri, MD

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Christyna Chaudhuri, MD

Dr. Daniel Cheek, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Daniel Cheek, MD

Dr. Andrew Chernaik, MD

Hospital Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Chernaik, MD

Dr. Steven Chetham, MD

Gastroenterology

20 Ratings
Dr. Steven Chetham, MD

Dr. Stephanie Christie, MD

Family Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Stephanie Christie, MD

Dr. William Ciccone II, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

59 Ratings
Dr. William Ciccone II, MD

Dr. Scott Clemens, MD

Internal Medicine

63 Ratings
Dr. Scott Clemens, MD

Dr. Geraldine Corrigan, MD

Nephrology

20 Ratings
Dr. Geraldine Corrigan, MD

Dr. Katarzyna Crabtree, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Katarzyna Crabtree, MD

Dr. Gayle Crawford, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

9 Ratings
Dr. Gayle Crawford, MD

Dr. Clifton Daniels, MD

Anesthesiology

Dr. Clifton Daniels, MD

Dr. Hunaif Dar, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Hunaif Dar, MD

Dr. Chip Davenport, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Chip Davenport, MD

Dr. Dorine Day, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Dorine Day, MD

Dr. Shawna De Graff Roberson, DO

Internal Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Shawna De Graff Roberson, DO

Dr. Diana DeSantis, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology

5 Ratings
Dr. Diana DeSantis, MD

Dr. Ee-Leng Dejesus, DO

Family Medicine

Dr. Ee-Leng Dejesus, DO

Dr. Jeffrey DesJardin, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey DesJardin, MD

Dr. Ramesh Devanesan, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Ramesh Devanesan, MD

Audra Dicaro, PA

Physician Assistant (PA)

3 Ratings
Audra Dicaro, PA

Dr. Renee Dille, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Renee Dille, MD

Dr. Gregory Dilorenzo, DO

Internal Medicine

22 Ratings
Dr. Gregory Dilorenzo, DO

Dr. Laura Dingle, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Laura Dingle, MD

Provider Reviews

Dr. Possley has been great, to say the least. He and his staff have been wonderful through this entire process, making me feel comfortable and walking me through every aspect of the engagement. I have already recommended Dr. Possley to two of my friends.

Westminster, CO - Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Dr. Possley and his staff have been attentive and helpful at every step. I felt that my needs and concerns were listened to and addressed. My surgery has improved my quality of life and am very grateful.

in Louisville, CO - Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Excellent Cardiologist. Always takes the time to answer any questions I have. Direct and no nonsense with Dr. Martel. I will go where Dr. Martel ends up it he continues to practice.

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Douglas Martel, MD

Extremely pleasant visit. Was treated with courtesy and friendliness. Great experience after the unpleasant preparation.

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Caroline Tadros, MD

Horrible. He took over my care, after another doc left. He clearly did not read my case notes. When I asked for references for a second opinion he acted very confused as to what I wanted. He then told me I would the same answer from any doctor.

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. James Stephen, MD

in Arvada - Oct 07 2019

Review for Dr. Debora Ma, MD

Dr. Englestad takes time with me every appointment to make sure all my questions are answered and that I am getting the care that I need He has been my doctor for over 15 years.

Oct 05 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Engelstad, MD

Dr. Possley has been an amazing surgeon and has been so patient with all of my questions.

in Westminster, CO - Oct 05 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Ranee Shenoi, MD

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Engelstad, MD

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Peter Kaye, MD

in Boulder , CO - Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Debora Ma, MD

Dr Tadros provided excellent care. I was put at ease immediately knowing that I am under her care. She is competent, knowledgeable and caring. Outstanding service from the staff too! I am grateful that I was under their care.

Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Caroline Tadros, MD

He is awesome, explaining everything clearly. He made me feel very comfortable with my treatment,

in Lakewood , CO - Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Nauman Moazzam, MD

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Emily Ward, MD

I've been seeing him for a cluster of conditions: fibromyalgia, osteoperosis, and psoriatic arthritis. Dr. Perkins is thoughtful, attentive, and thorough. I trust him.

Oct 02 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Perkins, MD

He is an excellent doc, and I love his funky socks. He has been with my and my hubby through thick and thin, and has always provided the best in care and concern.

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Alan Schultz, DO

Sep 30 2019

Review for Dr. Zachary Shpall, MD

Dr. Neyman is so professional and transparent. She’s knowledgeable and recommends a variety of treatment plans and made me feel like I had a part in fixing the problem. I love the fact that her staff is very kind and reliable too!

Sep 29 2019

Review for Dr. Kimberly Neyman, MD

Dr Ives always listens thoughtfully and explains issues and therapies in a concise, helpful and complete manner.

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Martha Ives, MD

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Jagadish Boggavarapu, MD

Sep 27 2019

Review for Dr. David Andorsky, MD

Dr Kim is simply the best! I am very comfortable under his care. He performed a lumbar fusion on me 2 weeks ago, and I am starting to have some real relief already. His surgical team and his office staff were wonderful to work with also. I would HIGHLY recommend him!

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Richard Kim, MD

My experience with Dr. Mazzola (PRP) gave me a new lease on life!

Sep 24 2019

Review for Dr. Timothy Mazzola, MD

I saw Dr. Goodman for a consultation. He diagnosed the problem and had a plan for treatment. He answers questions, explains things, and even returns phone calls. Something unheard of in today's healthcare providers. I highly recommend Dr. Goodman.

Sep 22 2019

Review for Dr. David Goodman, MD

Always addresses my concerns. Or any worries I might have. Dr Englestad is kind, concerned about my health and well-being.

Sep 22 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Engelstad, MD

Sep 21 2019

Review for Dr. Nauman Moazzam, MD

Sep 20 2019

Review for Dr. Caroline Tadros, MD

My experience was excellent. He really listened to me, answered all my questions and has the best bedside manner of any surgeon I’ve ever had. I feel confident in my recovery and am so glad i did the surgery. My leg pain is already gone. Thank you!

in Frederick, CO - Sep 20 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Porter, MD

Dr. Maymani was wonderful with my husband and I. He spent time answering every question we asked him thoroughly.

Sep 19 2019

Review for Dr. Hossein Maymani, MD

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Timothy Mazzola, MD

I loved working with Dr. Mazzola. I've recommended him many times to friends and family - he's very competent, honest, a good listener, and most importantly, helped speed up my recovery from a knee and shoulder injury. THANK YOU!!!

Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. Timothy Mazzola, MD

Dr. Perkins is thorough, up to date, thoughtful, and answers questions readily. He listens carefully. I have referred 2 other individuals to him and they like him too.

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Perkins, MD

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Debora Ma, MD

Amazing surgeon, my life is much better thanks to his surgical skills. He listens to his patients and that alone means alot.

in Commerce city, CO - Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Westminster, CO - Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. David Van Kooten, MD

Westminster, CO - Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. John Archard, MD

He is a very caring Doctor I am proud to say that he is my Doctor

Sep 16 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Engelstad, MD

Sep 15 2019

Review for Dr. Steven Chetham, MD

Went in for a follow up exam for surgery and an ear wax removal. Dr. Kreutzer is excellent in demeanor and as a Doctor. His staff was excellent in every respect.

Sep 14 2019

Review for Dr. Erik Kreutzer, MD

Wonderful! I thought he was very informative and listened to me.

in Longmont, CO - Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

in Thornton, CO - Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Optimal. She is friendly, professional, extremely knowledgeable and open to discussing all of my options.

Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Lyndsey Hale, MD

Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Facelle, MD

Dr. Possley was the 2nd opinion, after one look at mri he knew surgeryon my back was going tofix the problem. I haven’t felt better in years and it has been 3 weeks.

in Thornton , CO - Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

He is an awesome doctor aand took very good car of me. I will recommend him to anyone.

in Arvada, CO - Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Possley, DO

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Engelstad, MD

Location

Lutheran Medical Center

8300 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033