Bridgeport Hospital

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

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™ (2020)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019)

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

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following 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
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Hospital Quality

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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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Bridgeport Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Bridgeport Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%52%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

My visit to the Fairfield office is always great. The staff is excellent but Dr Kunkes is the best! He is very passionate and an awesome doctor.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Meghan Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Brennan

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jacobs

Had Herina surgery today. He is understand and compassionate. Surgery was quick and I was on my way home before noon. His staff was great. If I have another Herina problem again I'll be calling his office.

Vic Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Ghiassi

Cara Hartman Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Otuyelu-Garritano

Dr. Girasole did both my cervical fusion and lumbar fusions. I recommend him very HIGHLY. He is knowledgeable, kind, patient, and a wonderful surgeon. I can go back to my walks, yard work, and most importantly my profession as a nurse! Thank you, Dr. Girasole!

Nyla Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

I’m most geatful of his time and expertise!

Abbie Davies Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Dr. Bedford is First class all the way - I have had several procedures with him and honestly I couldn't ask for a better physician - grateful for professionals like Dr. Bedford

Sandra Lee Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bedford

Vincent Sorrentino Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Voldman

Dr. Jacobs is extremely patient, considerate, and answers all of my questions clearly. He takes the time to listen, and he explains what will take place during my visit, and what I should schedule going forward to ensure my good health!

Linda S. Matthews Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jacobs

Karen K Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Barbara Waite Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Dr Garritano is amazing !! She definitely cares about you and makes sure you feel comfortable at all your visits. I followed her from all her practices I will never leave her until she retires (lol) she’s the best !! Thank you Dr Garritano

Michelle Robledo Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Otuyelu-Garritano

Completely dysfunctional office, cold, uncaring, uncommunicative Dr.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sohrab

She’s pretty alright for a Doctor

Jason K May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Castillo

George B May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Brennan

Dr Kunkes is amazing.. He takes the time to explain EVERYTHING in layman's terms

Lydia Ganz May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

It was done by televidio, which to me was pretty cool.

Juan Hernandez Jr. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

I have often recommended Dr. Kunkes. During those fearful moments trying to understand my old heart diagnosis, Dr. Kunkes helped me navigate all the steps to have me come out healthier and saner for sure! I am so grateful!

Nancy May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Dr. Girasole is a great surgeon. He did a spinal fusion on my L4-L5 and I feel great. He is professional and he takes time to speak with his patients and listen to them. His staff are also great. I highly recommend him.

Pat Carey May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Dr Kunkes listens. He is very caring and professional. I recommend him to my friends.

Lou Ciccarello May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

When discussing my heart with Dr. Kunkes, I feel at ease. I can sense that he cares and that I am receiving the best possible care with the team at their office.

Stuart S May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

I have been under Dr. Schussheim’s care for 8 years and cannot say enough good things about him. He is everything I would want in a doctor and more. I would recommend him to anyone in need of his specialty.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

I have gone to Dr. Kunkes for years. He has always had my best interest at heart.

Janet May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Excellent he is very thorough,explains everything answers all questions I recommend him highly great DR

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Wilchinsky

Good job DR Girasole, GOD bless you and your family always.

Nicolas Rivera May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Dr. Schussheim is thorough and direct. His sense of humor is much appreciated.

David Faile May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Love Dr Schussheim. We go back and forth on opinions of treatments and medications and he always helps me make a very educated decision. I can count on him for my heart health.

Patricia Crown May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Dr Sackstein has been treating me for 20 years. I can't recommended him highly enough,

RichP Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sackstein

Really Awesome Dr. She really takes the time to listen to her patients and truly cares about their well being. 11 stars out of a 1-10 rating!

Denice Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wang

Dr was very precise and examined my records and advised with follow up appointments on his recommendations. Very good adviser and was just doing a courteous examinations for pre surgery approval. Dr Touhy was off the day i need the approval

Nicholas Mennillo Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Susinct, accurate, always on time and knowledgable about my particular situation.

Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

He is a true healer and so thankful that he saved my life. Dr Bonde provided top care with attentiveness even after the surgery. My family and I are grateful that he is very compassionate, thorough, and caring about his patients and their recovery. Thank you can never be said enough times.

Kim McKay Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bonde

Claudia Arenas Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Marsan

Sarah Di Marco Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Dewar

I always find Dr. Kunkes to be thorough, thoughtful and kind. I never hesitate to refer friends if or when they are looking for a cardiologist.

Deb Smey Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Westportellen Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Jain

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rotem

I had a very bad break of my wrist which necessitated surgery. Dr. Backe did a superb job. His staff is very competent and was extremely pleased with my dealings with Dr Backe. I would highly recommend him as a doctor and surgeon.

Joeanna Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Backe

This was a phone apointment. Dr Kunkes is professional, smart and he listens,

john Lambert Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Thank you for everything! Our family wouldn’t be possible without you.

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Ressler

Joe Furnari Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ressler

Dr. Blondin seemed to make light of a serious situation & did not keep his word on having another doctor or his office call me for a very necessary consult. Stay away! “Next case,” ran out of the exam room to see another patient.

Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Blondin

Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Soloway

Great clinician and great caregiver. Dr. Schussheim is a wonderful doctor

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Honest and straight forward. Very good listener.

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Beck

Extraordinary doctor. Very kind with the patient. Explain very clear the options for the treatment. Give enough time for questions and answers.

Claudia Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Beck

Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic! Great at explaining things…

Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Blondin

I am very please with Dr Bonde Surgical procedure. I will definitely recommend Dr Bonde to anyone. THANK YOU DR BONDE.

Jorge Chang Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Bonde

Very informative, kind, knowledgeable, and efficient.

Paula Logan Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Walczyk

Sasco Hill Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Jain

Dependable always, reassuringly knowledgable, good-natured, an excellent doctor.

Ted van Griethuysen Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Urciuoli

Great experience the staff really knows how to deal with toddlers and children

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ysaac-Garcia

My 2.5 daughter was very apprehensive for her first dental visit, Julie the hygienist was so gentle, kind and accommodating to make her feel comfortable and get the job done! Dr Sara is also great. Highly recommend for all moms out there looking for a great dental office for their littles!

Nicole G Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ysaac-Garcia

Ed Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

performed 2 surgeries on me, no problems and no pain afterwards. Office staff is great also!

Chris C Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Davenport

excellent doctor

Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Jackie N Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gagne

Dr. Andres’ been treating my GEERD for years, did an upper endoscopy for me as well. He’s a very knowledgeable doctor compassionate and thorough. Can’t say anything negative about him!

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Andres

Dr Bonde did an outstanding heart procedure and now i feel like I am 20 + years younger. I had no pain after the surgery Fantastic.

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Bonde

My son went to office once. Unfortunately we will not return. The receptionist is unprofessional with lack of answering simple questions. The Doctor does not give results but has his receptionist doing his job. Would not recommend this office.

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kayani

Dr. Kunkes answered my questions,very thorough in my examination.

Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

I have been a patient of Dr. Schussheim for many years and have the utmost confidence in his treatment of my heart condition. The office staff is a pleasure to work with and I've never had a problem resolving any questions or issues regarding my care. This is without a doubt a five-star practice.

Barbara Hillman Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Dr. Kunkes made time for me based on a concern I was having although I know how busy he is. He asks great questions, listens and was very methodical in his approach. I think he’s wonderful.

Darlene Pianka Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kunkes

Moura Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kishinevsky

The Dr was nice and told me everything I wanted to know about situation . Was very up to date with his info and called me immediately with the results.

Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Pearl

Over 1 hour delay to see the doctor and despite an appointment. How can you assess young toddlers correctly after such a long wait? Revolving door type of care and service. What a waste of time.

Parent Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Pearl

Jeffrey L Andrus Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Darr

Always a pleasure. I feel comfortable with his bedside manner, explanations, and plan for my good health. Knowlegable physician than instills me with confidence. Dr. S. always listens to me.

BBJ Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Schussheim

Dr. Yale is kind, friendly and professional. Would highly recommend.

Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Yale

Dr. Jacobs is so smart and kind and patient! I am a new patient of his and am so glad I made the change! Great doctor!

Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Jacobs

Jenny Ficks Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Dr. Levine does not listen to your concerns. He performed unnecessary endoscopy (when

Mallory Jan 20 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

Lucy Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Boylan

Rude, didn't have time to listen to my concerns, and rushed me out of the office. He also managed to cut me off in the thirty seconds he gave me to speak. I do not feel as though my issue is under good care with this doctor.

Amanda Kelley Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Jain

Karen Powell in Bridgeport , CT - Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Duben

Mike from Greenwich Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Darr

Professional and easy to relate to. After listening to my problem he had me take an X-ray, discussed with me what he saw and shared with me what was possible and not possible in terms of treatment. I would definitely recommend him to others.

E. Bluestein in Monroe - Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

I was very pleased with Dr. Girasole, and his opinion about my problem.

Carol Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Girasole

I have been seeing Dr Weinstein for past 13 years. He explains what he is going to do and why he is taking this approach.Another plus is that most of the time ,I understand his explanations. The office is run very efficently with appointments taken on or near scheduled time.

Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Weinstein

Elena F. Westport Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Bedford

I only saw him because my regular doctor was booked. He doesn’t know how to communicate with patients to explain what he is doing and why he is doing it. He is lacking the very important communication piece of being a healthcare provider.

Julie Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. O'Reilly

David Mitchell Jan 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bonde

I love the doctor and the office. Both of my kids go here. I have never had a problem with the office. They are always helpful and doctor patel always calls you back no matter what time it is. She truly loves her patients and makes the parents at ease. I highly recommend her office.

Dec 28 2019

Review for Dr. Patil

Dec 24 2019

Review for Dr. Bonde

Horrific and Deplorable to say the least! Spoke to me like a child with a learning disability. Not once did he listen or ask what my concerns were. He’s a condescending narcissist! Would never recommend anyone to him!

Dec 22 2019

Review for Dr. Duben

Dr. Wilchinsky is thorough, brilliant, and personable. He's a credit to medicine.

MichaelB Dec 21 2019

Review for Dr. Wilchinsky

Excellent communicator. Explains things so the layman can understand.

Alan Horowitz in Milford - Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. Schussheim

I had a great doctor for 10 years, but now I moved to Fairfield, the commute is long. I read Dr. Edusa's reviews and decided to give him a try. I am so happy I did. He takes his time with you and addresses all your concerns. Dr. Edusa is an excellent professional.

B. V. Fairfield Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Edusa

Sonia Ocasio Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Girasole

Open heart surgery

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Bonde

He is the best

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Bonde

Location

Bridgeport Hospital

267 Grant St, Bridgeport, CT 06610