Yale - New Haven Hospital

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% 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 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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, 2019)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

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

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

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

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

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

12 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
  • 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

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Yale - New Haven Hospital

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%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%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%60%66%

Yale - New Haven Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%47%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Tavis Tindall Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

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

Brittany Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Rostkowski

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

Evangeline Davis Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

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

Sorry wife Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Petrylak

b.a.Cooper Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Reilly

Thank you Dr. Kolb! I had pain in my legs for years. Went to minimally invasive surgery with Dr. Kolb and now my pain is all gone and Im back at the gym!! Thank you so much.

Emily Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kolb

Dr. Kolb is amazing. I had had 5 surgeries in my back prior and all my other surgeons had told me they wouldnt help. Dr. Kolb saw me and took the time to tell me what my problem was and why I couldnt walk straight. He took me to surgery and now I can finally stand straight. Thank you Dr. Kolb!!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kolb

AndyW Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

The very best. Compassionate, kind, smart- I have been a patient for 22 years. He’s a gem.

LZ Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moscarelli

Jocelyn Ibsen Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

Eileen Webel Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Meskin

He and his staff are amazing 10* very prompt and professional.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Shakir

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

Extremely rushed

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Jacoby

Pam Rentz Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Donohue

Rebecca Ramos Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Edibam

I thought the Milford office was well run and I found Dr. Hass very warm and comfortable. Very easy to talk to and I felt he truly was listening.

Dotti Bateman Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hass

Denise Natale Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Caminear

Wonderful doctor! Warm and welcoming.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Rostkowski

Dr. Sorcinelli is a terrific and incredibly talented physician and I would highly recommend her to anyone needing oncology services. She is empathetic and extremely knowledgeable.

Bernie Christianson Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Bober-Sorcinelli

Been with him for over 40 years and won’t go elsewhere!

Marilyn Raines Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Zamore

On my internists recommendation I had several visits over several years- and each visit was excellent. I recommend her to everyone I know who has had hand issues.

Dorothea Braginsky Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Swigart

Nikol M. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

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

I couldn’t lift my arm up and Dr Donohue did a reverse shoulder replacement in November. The surgery was smooth and rehab has been easy. I can now do everything and started golfing in March. I highly recommend him.

Dave Zirlen Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Donohue

Two teeth pulled and three implants - given these rather unpleasant conditions, I couldn't have hoped for any better experience. My, GP who started work on the crowns today, said "he did a great job as he always does". I'd highly recommend him.

Guenther Trieb Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Edibam

Kathleen Sauer Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Litchman

Deborah L Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Mohrer

I have been with Dr. Moore for over 10 years. I find him supportive, kind, knowledgeable. What I really like is that he trusts my judgement--there is a trust factor here. He listens. Thanks Dr. Moore.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Carole A. Otto Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Banatoski

Vincent Sorrentino Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Voldman

Judi McDermott-Eggert Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Quaranta

I have been using Dr Blondin since 2009. I lived in Torrington then. Since I have moved several times including Danbury and now Newtown. I still come back to Dr Blondin regardless of the distance. That in itself says a lot!!!

Lee Stone Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Blondin

I’ve seen Dr Thimneur several times and he has always helped me for my back pain. His practice as strict rules that patients must adhere to, urine tests prior to seeing the doctor. He’s always been attentive and appointments are not rushed. W.S

Wayne S Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Thimineur

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Choate

Dr. Gowda is a caring and compassionate Physician. I am lucky to have him as a Doctor. He saved my life. I had Covid-19 and was in the ICU on several life support apparatus. He was with me every step of the way and now I am fully recovered. I would recommend him very highly.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Gowda

The staff is very efficient and knowledgeable, but needs to try to be more friendly to patients

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Colina-Biscotto

Dr. Rippel is knowledgeable and caring. His office staff is professional and helpful. He has been my primary care physician for over 20 years.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rippel

Great with his patient as long as the treatments are working, then forgets you exist as soon as you really need him because you are getting much sicker, fast.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Fischbach

One of a kind

Veronica Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Killelea

Without a doubt the best. Always takes time to listen and give his wisdom on treatments. Been with him for 16 years. Couldn't imagine seeing anyone else.

Mark Berkeley Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Tuohy

Excellent result!

Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Rubin

Dr Dan Geisser is the most thorough, caring and compassionate MD. I’m so grateful for the care he has given me for the past 26 years. I highly rate him five stars plus! Thank you Doctor Geisser, you are the best doctor I could ever have asked for.

Gloria A. Onorato Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Geisser

He saved my Dads life! Dr. Gumpel

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sznol

Ursula Rufleth Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Yanagisawa

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

Thee most caring, kind, smart, easy to talk to understanding Dr. I have ever met. Excellent bedside matters. I highly recommend Dr. E. Tuohy to the world of hearts. Thank you For being so kind and caring to me. His motto to me was “I figured you wanted to live” Yes he made it happen.

Mrs. Owens Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Tuohy

Donna Hunter Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Gibson

Fabulous. She is very caring, compassionate, extremely skilled. She was patient with me for over a year until I decided I would have the surgery. She is a definite "10". I am grateful to have had her and her team for my surgery.

Michelle Loris Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

She is a fantastic doctor. I was blessed to have found her and in the past 7 years she Has become my favorite doctor for all her kindness And expertise. I can't think her or her staff anough For their abundance of kindness and thoughtfulness and definitely patience. Thank you

Chris Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Holt

Dr Gardner was very friendly and pleasant in explaining shoulder treatment with me. We are currently working on a plan we chose together. I highly recommend her!

Nada Young Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Gardner

I am a patient of Dr. Zamore’s for over 35 years. He has been consistently knowledgeable, a skilled surgeon and compassionate human being.

Ursula Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Zamore

John M Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Levin

Dr Cunningham is one of the most approachable and caring doctors you can meet. She goes above and beyond for her patients which is rare nowadays.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cunningham

Completely dysfunctional office, cold, uncaring, uncommunicative Dr.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sohrab

John F. Pickett Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Machado

CP May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Blume

He is my favorite doctor. He is kind, helpful, and just plain wonderful. I would highly recommend him. He always has time for my questions and truly cares about treating the whole patient. He accepts all insurances and researches everything. I am lucky to have found him.

Felicia M. Whatley May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Breier

took me right away. had large tumor removed from chest he was great. no pain after surgery. every nurse at hospital had nothing but good things to say about him

vind May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Arons

Can’t be more pleased. He is warm & friendly, he’s thorough, clearly explains the situation. I feel at ease with his treatment and am confident with his treatment plan.

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Park

This was the 2nd awake brain surgery with Dr. Moliterno. She is highly skilled, compassionate and caring. She took great care of me when I could not have anyone from my family with me before and after surgery. Her positive attitude is contagious. She is a ROCKSTAR!!!

Susan Geissler May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

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

Joe May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Elefteriades

What can I say! He saved my life..

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Tuohy

Doctor sabbath is one of the most caring physicians I have Ever met. He put you in front of everyone else. I would strongly recommend him to anyone who needs his care.

John K May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sabbath

On time visit; He was very attentive to my concerns during difficult Covid-19 visit.

May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Minotti

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Yeboah

Karen E Dugan May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

Dr. Hilton did my surgery in July 2019. She did an excellent job, and she has excellent bedside manner.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hilton

Dr Moran was great as well as the whole staff in Branford !

Lisa Howard-Gargiulo May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Moran

David May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

Alexander Bogdanov May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Hollie G May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moliterno Gunel

I had the PAE procedure done to relieve a urinary blockage of several weeks.

Richard Crawford May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Attentive. Dr Liu encourages questions, he will spend as much time with you as you needed. I have advanced glaucoma and thanks to dr Liu I still have my vision.

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Liu

May 18 2020

Review for Erikka Baehring

My visit was in the form of a phone call. It was a follow up re: a procedure I had done some time ago and we discussed how I was doing and discussed a possible future follow up involving a possible hospital visit.

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Woodie May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Jayne M Fifer May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Vollmar

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

V. pleased with Dr. A's care and team.

Francis O'Connor May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Eugene A. Della Vecchia May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

My PAE procedure dramatically improved my life. It was a relatively minor procedure. My ability to urinate was normal after 2 weeks. Dr. Ayyagari was great to work with, informative and competent.

Keith Bracknell May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Great doctor. Enjoy my appointments. He listens. Has solutions and is not afraid to refer. His referral group has been solid too. I highly recommend Dr. Parmalee

Rick Bayuk May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Parmelee

Bruce K May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Dr. A explained things well and when I had a complication of the procedure he was completely on top of things. I felt very comfortable in his care and I am a doctor.

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Enlarged prostate closed urinary tract down. Dr. Ayyagari’s procedure shrunk the prostate and in that regard I am back to where I was 30 years ago. I highly recommend him and am grateful to him.

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Dr. Ayyagari is superb in every respect. He is very knowledgeable, available, courteous and always professional. He helped me greatly with my condition

JFTorres May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Tom K May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

Dr. Ayyagari is superb in every respect. He is very knowledgeable, available, courteous and always professional. He helped me greatly with my condition.

Frederic Hite May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

I went in for PAE. Dr. A and his staff were very professional. Dr. A explained everything which made me very cofortable. After the surgery he checked in with me and made sure I could reach out to him if I need to. I highly recommend Dr. Ayyagrai and his staff.

John Marusa May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayyagari

I have had Dr. GOLDENBERG For year's and have no problems with him or his staff, they are WONDERFUL and caring and very concerned about my wellbeing, he and his staff is a 5 star rating as far as I am concerned, I love Dr.GOLDENBERG !!! (??????????)

Christine M Bellento May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Goldenberg

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