Midstate Medical Center

81%

Patients that would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average


Midstate Medical Center is a medical facility located in Meriden, CT. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

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

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

11 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
  • 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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79%

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

81%

Would definitely recommend
11% higher than the national average

Midstate 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%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%86%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%75%66%

Midstate Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%67%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%81%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Thorough and answered all my questions !!

Carol Doyle Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Catherine Morelli Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

DR.LYNCH DID TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT FOR ME ON BOTH KNEES , THREE MONTHS APART, 18 MONTHS AGO. TOTALLY SATISFIED WITH THE OUTCOME . WHAT A GREAT GUY. THANK YOU DR. LYNCH AND YOUR TEAM.

JOHN O'KEEFE Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lynch

Found this orthopedic surgeon to be very honest and warm

Elinor Taylor Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wijesekera

Genuine concern and patience confidence in her expertise.

Gary Rowe Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Dr Walden is great. He listens carefully and answers questions clearly. He explains conditions well and makes good recommendations. I highly recommend him.

Brian Ellis Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Dr. T was so helpful, kind and reassuring! He’s laid back and puts medical jargon in understandable language. I have seen him twice in person and twice over Zoom. I would highly recommend him!

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Tkeshelashvili

John Dube Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Belniak

In all my life I have never met a Dr. that was so kind and compassionate as Dr. Kachala. He is confident, does not rush to visit, thoroughly explained everything and answers all your questions. You just know his calling from God was to be a Dr. to service all of us.

Sherry Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kachala

Great bedside manner, caring and takes the time to be certain the patient is properly Cared for!

Rfl615 Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Samson

Dr Dinkler is a great Doctor . Very thorough and very caring . I had a very good experience when I went for my echo cardio gram June 25 2020 . Everyone was extremely nice caring and friendly.

Joanne Cirillo Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Dinkler

Dr Farrell always greets me with a smile and a friendly chat. I have been a patient of his for 20 years. I would not consider changing.

Arnold Burt Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

Art Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Driscoll

He is an amazing doctor, not only a great surgeon, but has the best bed side manner ever.

Ellen Rosen Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Abbed

Very quick and thorough appointment. Dr. Metzger is always very professional and willing to answer any questions or concerns. The nurses and office staff are very helpful and always very friendly and make you feel at ease.

Gerri Smyth Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Metzger

He is a wealth of knowledge, very very smart. Kind, funny and helps you understand.

Nan Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Spivack

Bill F Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Reach

JAMES J FETTA Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

On time, pleasant and quiet atmosphere, doctor is always on point and helpful to all needs.

Kimberly Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. McCraven

Dr Cook is an excellent and skilled pain management doctor. She has been the ONLY pain management physician who has been successful at providing me long term relief from my debilitating lower back pain. I highly recommend her!

Erich K Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Alan J Nicotera Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Wagner

In simple words - Dr. Walden is a great Dr. and I highly recommend him.

Ron Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Kathleen Burnett Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Reach

I ALWAYS am pleased with my visits to Dr. Dougherty. He is so pleasant, low key, knowledgeable and reassuring and seems truly interested in my progress. I sing his praises whenever I have the chance.

Elaine H. Leone Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Dr. Walden is very thorough and takes the time to talk with you as a patient as well as making recommendations to improve your overall health.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Excellent Surgeon Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Castiglione

Dr. Farrrell explain everything in detail, I was satisfied with my first visit at his office. His staff were very professional and courteous.

Freddie Avila Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

I felt very safe at the office; they took my temperature at the door and asked questions before I was admitted. Dr Farrell and his staff are very professional and efficient, there was very little waiting and my appointment was thorough.

Jo Benoit Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

Excellent, thorough, caring and compassionate

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Trisha Gavagni Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Anaedo

young - very professional and honest. Explains very well pros and cons and length of recovery and he was right on the money - helped me understand and what to expect - I am back to 100% 3 different surgeries. Awesome job

Joan K Hanna Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Aldrich

D. Mongillo Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Danielle Ackley Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

This was my first visit to a cardiologist. Dr Dougherty is wonderful. He has a friendly demeanor and explained everything clearly for me. I felt very comfortable and well taken care of. His office staff is very pleasant and accommodating.

Susan L Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Very knowledgeable, helpful and pleasant. I like that I don’t feel rushed. He takes the time to explain and answer any questions. Thankful he’s my cardiologist.

John O Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

My first virtual visit went very well.

Peter W Jones Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Vincent J Civitelli Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Thorough, kind, informative, caring. Actually listens and looks at you instead of at the computer screen.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Iloeje

Dr. Reach is caring, extremely competent and willing to spend as much time as needed to address any concerns and answer questions.

Carole Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Reach

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Spivack

Takes the time to hear your concerns, asks the right questions, and friendly office staff

Danforth Manchester III Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Jakubowski

My experience was excellent

Pappas Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Golub

I have high confidence in Dr G

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Graydon

I have the utmost respect for Dr. Reznik and his staff. I have always received the best medical care I could hope for. I can't say enough good things about him. I have had a meniscus repair and injections for the arthritis I have in my knees.

Janis Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Reznik

Visit was great,fast and courteous service.

Carlos Santiago Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Office was well organized to deal with COVID-19; courteous; efficient. Dr Walden was very attentive, knowledgeable, and took the time to discuss my concerns about my medication and impact of losing weight on work out routines. Very happy to have Dr Walden as my cardiologist.

Rick S Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

KAREN M MCCABE Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Lares

So happy I chose this office and Dr. McCraven and staff! They are awesome!

Melanie Conelli Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. McCraven

It was timely, very professional, with a very positive atmosphere.

Judith Hall Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Metzger

She nailed my diagnosis on my first visit. But she was very pregnant so she had to turn me over to a colleague.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Umashanker

I have been going to Dr. Metzger for 13 years. He is absolutely amazing.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Metzger

Shanna is an incredible urologist!

Jun 11 2020

Review for Shanna Gannon

Follow-up visit--Dr. Farrell is always patient and thorough. Answers every question.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

She is very kind and compassionate feel very comfortable with her...

Joan Angry Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nadkarni

I was referred to Dr Barczak by my GI and he was great. I am a very nervous patient and he made the visit very comfortable and was professional and courteous and would highly recommend him.

Anthony L Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Barczak

Staff very incompetent rude not trained to deal with public

L serna Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Metzger

Dr. Dougherty listens to you to find out what you are feeling and treats you promptly. I’m glad I found him.

June Day Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

I love Dr Tomak!! His nurse and certain staff members are awful. He should look closely as this was a reason he left Yale. Its happening here as well..

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Tomak

DANIEL O'MARA Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Golub

Great staff and love Dr.Walden.He took his time and reviewed my labs.Very clean and organized office.Safe atmosphere especially with the Covid 19 .Glad I have Dr. Walden as my Cardiologist.

Anne Kiper Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Madeline Smedick Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Shani

Easy to talk to. Listened to my concerns.

Helen Kerkes Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Erlich

First time meeting with Dr.McCraven and she was thorough and explained all options and why. Never felt rushed during the time she spent with me and she made me feel comfortable. Staff was friendly as well.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. McCraven

Dr. Schwartz is not only a great surgeon extremely skilled and knowledgeable , he is an amazing human being that will do anything to end pain and suffering for his patients and help them have a better and healthier life. I am so grateful that he is my surgeon and definitely recommend Dr Schwartz.

Mihaela Weaver Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schwartz

John F. Pickett Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Machado

Jamie was part of DR Vs team who saved my life. I saw her on all my many surgery follow ups and she helped me through some of my most difficult time. Ill never forget her efforts.

Jay C May 31 2020

Review for Jaime Holder

Dr Walden has been my cardiologist for over a decade now. He has guided me through a few procedures and always listens and explains options thoroughly. Refers me to the best specialist and has a genuine interest in me and my well being. Highly recommend Dr Walden and Consulting Cardiologists.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Walden

Sue is an awesome medical provider! She really cares about her patients! She is very thorough! I have been going for 10 years I would highly recommend her!

Lori Holda May 29 2020

Review for Assunta Sandor

Dr. Farrell has been my Cardiologist for many years & he is courteous, professional & very Knowledgeable in his field. He always is concerned for my health & well being & as far as I'm concerned there is no better than Dr. Farrell.

Ken Burt May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

Dr. Dinkler is very thorough. He has a very pleasant, kind manner and explains everything very well. His credentials are tops.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Dinkler

As I write this, I am eight days from my prostatectomy. Dr Wagner and his associates were professional, courteous, helpful, all in all they were exactly what I needed for this procedure. I cannot praise them enough.

JPM May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wagner

He performed surgery on my right shoulder and right knee. Both recoveries were great and Dr Driscoll was excellent.

Brian May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Driscoll

Annual exam. As always a caring and thoughtful staff! Dr. McCraven is excellent!

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. McCraven

I am very happy with Dr Rosenberg he is engaging and most anxious to make you comfortable. He makes you feel that you are his only patient and that is most remarkable in these days of minimal personal contact. I highly recommend this man!

Tom MacDonough May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rosenberg

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Gordon

Best Dr ever!! Very patient and informative about what ever I had going on. He has been my doctor for more then 25 years. I don’t know if he moved to another state or retired but I know I will never find another Dr like him.

Michele May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Alvarez

A. Beltran May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dinkler

True medical professional. Following him Yale to his new position. Have had two surgeries with him, I trust him only.

Thomas F. Brennan May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Abbed

I just love Dr. Metzger! He is an excellent doctor, he listens, great bedside manner, and cares about you and your health. And he has a wonderful personality! I couldn’t ask for more...Dr. Metzger you rock!

“A Happy Patient“ May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Metzger

Very good dr. Great bedside manners caring concerned and I might add very smart

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Golub

This place sucks

Neftali Matos May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Volpe

Allison K May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Russo

Video was interesting. Dr. Farrell was the same as a office visit but no real exam. His questions were about my concerns and my well being.

Mary Oliveri May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

Pfizer Executive May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Telsey

Virtual visit Dr very thorough, took time and listened to my concerns and I believe provided me with the next step to further investigate medical issues

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Lea May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Belniak

GARY Stasiewski May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Donald Giannini May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Tarantino

Brian R May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Very thorough

Chris Vogt May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Spivack

R. Sands May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Wijesekera

Mr. Murphy Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Wijesekera

He continually dismisses his PA's diagnoses. For steroid injections, fall into queue and you'll just be a number.

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wijesekera

Gail Fearney Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Mariano

Diana Carini Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wasterlain

Location

Midstate Medical Center

435 Lewis Ave, Meriden, CT 06451

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