Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% 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 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

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 Gastrointestinal Care 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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

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

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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 worse than expected

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

9 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
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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).

Learn more about patient experience
71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana 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%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%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%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dad's Wisconsin daughter Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Guarino

Very thorough. I am so glad my friend recommended Dr Mackey

Torreha Leborn Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Mackey

Dr. Lopez is friendly, helpful and is open and willing to listen to her patients. She's very thorough and can offer useful advice in treating medical issues and problems. I would definitely recommend Dr. Lopez to my friends and family and am so glad to have her as my physician.

Laur Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Dr. Reyes has been our Dr for 15 years. Very caring person and easy to talk to. Dr. Reyes saved my life because he listened and sent me to a vascular doctor who put a stent in my renal artery. Previous 2 doctors in NJ thought is was not necessary. I recommend him. On

Joyce Cook Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Reyes

Dr. Popescu is very thoughtful & caring physician. She never rushes thru her exams and takes time to know her patients in all aspects of treatment! Have been with her for many years!

Cathy White Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Popescu

Wonderful. He saved my life! One of the best Doctor I have ever seen!

Cathy Barr Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hockstein

Wonderful dr. Very smart.

Carol OHanlon Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tuerff

Dr. Giunta is extremely caring and compassionate. You can tell that he truly cares for each of his patients. He is very easy to talk to and extremely knowledgeable. He is able to explain things so that the average person can understand them. Highly recommended.

Ron Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Giunta

Kinyata Lewis Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Farrow

Dr. Harry Lebowitz did cataract surgery on both of my eyes. He and his staff are excellent. Dr. Lebowitz is caring and concerned for his patients. Outstanding!

Thomas Deschaine Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lebowitz

I would recommend this Drto anybody. Good man!

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Silversteen

Did a great job explaining everything to me and not at me. Bedside manner is fantastic and would recommend.

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Newell

Very excellent Doctor. Have already recommended and will continue to do so.??

Ivy N Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

Very friendly and I did not feel rushed.

Vicki Copenhaver Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Newell

I have been a patient of Dr Centrone for 15+ years. He is the best doctor, very easy to talk to, never rushes you out of his office. He is knowledgeable and companionate. If anyone knows where his new practice is or a contact number please post it.

Steve Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Centrone

As always straight forward care!!!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

They got me in and out, quickly collecting my information, taking X-rays, and time with Dr. Crain to do a diagnosis and course of treatment. He's easy to talk to, listens well and inspires confidence.

Janet Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Crain

Dr. Sowa spent time listening to my issues and examining me to determine the source of my pain. He was patient and caring.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

He was very helpful and was sure to get the right help for me

Gloria Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

He was very good and helpful. I would recommend him to all of my family and friends

Charles Edwards James Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Moran

He worked on both of my shoulders. I have had no problems since. Very personable and he is very good at answering questions.

Mike Groome Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Mesa

I have already told several people about Dr. Axe. Pain in my shoulder. Quick visit in and our. No long waiting time.

Heidi Epps Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Great doctor helped a lot

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Yes, with out a doubt, he's treated my daughter also, and she is very satisfied also.

Thomas J Ventura, Sr, I couldn't think how they ma Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Crain

Always a pleasure to see Jeramie. Cool dude.. good bedside manners, is patient, and no frills.

Paige Durivage Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Very Professional. Does not jump into surgical options. Offers suggestions/outcomes to injury.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Leslie Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kahlon

I have been a patient at his practice since 2003. I have gotten the best care from Dr . Grubbs and his staff at the practice. He is retiring at the end of the month. He will be missed. Thanks again to Dr. Grubbs and staff for their care and assistance .

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Grubbs

Best of the best

NORMAN SCHWARTZ Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Voltz

Dr. Sowa was incredibly nice and professional, and let me see step by step everything he was doing and seeing on my xray results. Very good doctor!!! Highly recommend this doc

Brendan Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Dr Smucker in his friendly and professional manner explained in detail the bone condition of my right hip implant. Excellent interview.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Smucker

Dr. Goldenberg is a phenomenal cardiologist who takes pride in rendering conscientious care to his patients.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Goldenberg

So kind and knowledgeable.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Scott

Dr. Leitman was referred to me by a friend and I have been very happy with the service I have received by him and his staff several times. I would definitely recommend him to someone else.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Leitman

Dr. Brady has continuously given me good advice and taken the proper measures to make my life easier.

Samuel A. Price Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kupcha

Charles Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lebowitz

Dr.Moran is truly the best doctor I have seen for my back issue.He takes the time to find out what your problem is to fix. Thanks Dr. Moran!

Frank Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Moran

Cindy Blackwell Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Penman

Dr Johnson is very caring and attentive to my needs. I think hi is an awesome doc ????

Donna Faris Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

He is a very likeable doctor who explains everything in terms that I am able to understand. He also makes sure before he leaves, I understand everything we have just talked about & answers any & all questions. I have Never felt rushed which means so much to me.

Christine Fagles Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ginsberg

I have been trying to resolve a back pain problem since January. Although we haven't fixed the problem yet, we are making progress with Dr. Newell. He is the only Dr. I have seen who came up with a plan to resolve the problem.

Mike Marshall Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Newell

Very pleasant to talk to and he makes sure I understand everything before leaving the room.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Crain

He is very good at giving the cortisone shots in my finger joints with little discomfort. He is personable and has been nice to deal with.

Rebecca Tucker Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Dr. Kahlon is very personable and he doesn’t rush. He explains things well and is very thorough.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kahlon

I had cataract surgery on both eyes 3 weeks apart. The staff at the office and Dr. Minkowitz done a great job in terms of courtesy and professionalism. They seem to genuinely care about their patients. I had a great experience and high recommend Dr. Minkovitz.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Minkovitz

Great vist

Jim Scott Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Zaslavsky

Dr. Ginsberg listened to me, asked pertinent questions and offered multiple options for treatment. All I could ask for!

Katherine C. Domorod Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ginsberg

Yes

Kyera Stewart Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Pushkarewicz

Outstanding... Very attentive . short procedure in and out in a hour.

Les Myers Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Larned

I would recommend any of my friends to DR Straight he is a very pleasant and up front with you about what needs to be done.

B Robertson Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Straight

Cynthia D. B. Gunning Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Newcomb

I was very happy with Dr. Raisis. He was very thorough and explained everything. He didn’t rush me and listened to me. I would highly recommend him.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

Mark Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Zaslavsky

This Doc really knows what he’s doing and gives you all the details. Great staff and very meticulous.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Excellent knowledge of issues presented

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Excellent doctor, I highly recommend doctor handling to everyone. He is very knowledgeable and the most important thing is that he really cares about his patient and listen to them I'm like Dr. Michael Push which was the worst doctor I've ever met.

Sam Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

very knowlegeble and easy to understand. I would recommend him.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Very good, go in detail explaining your health issues.

V Brown Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Deb Zu' Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

Michael A Phillips Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Roberts

Dr Sowa is the most competent and efficient doctor I have ever had the pleasure of seeing. I highly recommend him.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Saved my hearing!! I was deaf before surgery.

Sophia’smomma Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Teixido

Best doctor. I had two hip replacement done and could not thank him enough.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

Amber Dawn Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Saunders

Most definitely would recommend Dr. Bodenstab

Rebecca Ricketts Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bodenstab

Victoria Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Chodos

The doctor was thorough and courteous followed through of my request and call the insurance company to get approval all went well and I thank you

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Leitman

Dr Ivins has been my primary care doctor for 30 years. He is a physician that listens to your concerns and works with you to ensure they get addressed. Additionally, he is personable and definitely on his game. I trust this doctor implicitly!

Fran Archangelo Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ivins

Was treated with professionalism. Explained in detail what was the issue and how best to resolve it.

Percy Newsum Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Straight

As for Dr. M. (GQ) Handling, I feel real comfortable with him and the advice and suggestion given. Nice attitude and always address me when entering the exam room. Very well pleased. He performed procedures of both of my shoulders.

ERIC R MORSE Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Dr Eskander is a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. He listened to me and together with my input came up with a plan to help me with over 16 years of chronic lumbar pain. I highly recommend Dr Eskander for any type of spinal surgery.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Eskander

I have been to Dr Crain for several issues. He is so awesome. Very easy to talk to and gets right to the problem. He is very knowledgeable.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Crain

Patti Shannon Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

Madison Mason Jr Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chodos

I was so grateful that I was able to be seen the same day I called. I would and have recommended Dr Pushkarewicz and would also give a 5 to Michelle and his receptionist. They're awesome.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Pushkarewicz

Best hand DR out there, very smart and to the point!

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

JoAnn Edlow Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

I would definitely recommend Dr Smucker

Darlene Miller Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Smucker

Nice guy knows his stuff. Great Doctor

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Crain

Thank you

Samuel D Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Zaslavsky

Could not walk initially until Dr Handling took X-ray, gave me a shot, removed the fluid—enabling me to function again! Yay!!

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Dr. Butt is dedicated to his patients. He will continue and be patient until he finds answers. He is comforting and professional. He says, "You have a right to know", This is a true professional and I'm glad I went for a second opinion. He is honest and trustworthy. Great doctor.

Susan Scimeca Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Butt

Overall a pleasant experience

Gelitza Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Dr. Drew Brady and his Staff were very professional and attentive to all my needs before and after Knee Replacement Surgery on March 11, 2020.. My rehab went well and I now have the confidence to have the same surgery on my other knee with Dr. Drew Brady in a few months.

Kala Bronner Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

Dr. Raisis is excellent. He takes the time to listen and explains everything.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Centrone

I love Dr. Z! He’s patient, informative and very knowledgeable

Shawneequa Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Zaslavsky

Friend, efficiently managed office/staff Dr. Sowa is the best hand surgeon will highly recommend him.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Donna Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Newell

He was very knowledgeable and personable. The office staff was very friendly as well.

TL Harris Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Zaslavsky

I have been a patient of Dr. Sowa's for 14+ years and I wouldn't think of seeing anyone else.

Arthur Kreider Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

I had Dr. Handling do a surgery on my shoulder over a year ago with great results and I would recommend him to anyone!

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Very friendly. Listens well.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Raisis

As soon as I received my injection, my hand felt almost immediately.

Martin Bollella Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sowa

Location

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital

4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Newark, DE 19718