Saint Francis Hospital

67%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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

67%

Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Saint Francis 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%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%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%46%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Saint Francis Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

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

As always straight forward care!!!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

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

Gloria Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

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

Great doctor helped a lot

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

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

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

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

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

Tammi Kennedy Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Skobeloff

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 good, go in detail explaining your health issues.

V Brown Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Saved my hearing!! I was deaf before surgery.

Sophia’smomma Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Teixido

Most definitely would recommend Dr. Bodenstab

Rebecca Ricketts Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bodenstab

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

JoAnn Edlow Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

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. 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

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 nice Doctor, great results, very happy overall.

Kenneth Creedon May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

He is the BEST doctor anyone could ask for. I have yet to find a new OBGYN office and doctor that I love so much as I did with them. Had to leave due to husband’s job relocation to down South.

Melissa May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Cosgrove

i’ve had a wonderful experience with Dr. Javed. unlike many docs nowadays, she looks at the patient and listens deeply. she thinks analytically without losing the human touch.

ellen eisenman May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Javed

Caring, loving and really listens. Very compassionate healer

May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kripalu

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Goldstein

Dr. Bodenstab was very attentive to my complaints of pain and his attention to detail and further treatment exceeded my expectations

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Bodenstab

Dr Bodenstab clearly explained my condition, answered my questions and offered treatment options. I felt very good about my experience and understood what I needed to do for future treatment.

Ed Reznick May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bodenstab

Very knowledgeable friendly courteous

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

I would definitely recommend Dr. Brady. He is very knowledgeable in his practice and takes his time to explain his findings to his patients ????

BIGCAT May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Brady

K. Perchiniak May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Teixido

Dr Handling is through with explaining issues with my knee. Provides feedback on how to keep it healthy! Does NOT push Surgery. Gives you all alternatives possible. Leaves all decisions to patients.

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Follow up for shoulder, Dr Handling was caring and empathetic. He has always explained what needs to happen and next steps. Definitely would recommend him.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

ANON May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jadali

Thankful new patient for life Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ismail

Rachel Miller Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Fierro

Dr. Castro is an amazing doctor. She takes time to understand and explain. She is very knowledgeable. The staff leaves a lot to be desired but having a good doctor is very important.

Julie Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Castro

Dr. Brooks has been very thorough in my previous 3 visits. He has taken time to explain each situation. In addition he had a staff member call as a follow up after every procedure. He also called and asked if there were any questions.

Jimmy Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

Cortisone injections in small joints is never fun. .. Dr.Handling nailed it. The discomfort was minimal and the patient care was/is superb.Would highly recommend his nurse assistant and PAC. Very knowledgeable and fluent in ortho-care.

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Marc S. Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hummer

Terrible, Time for Retirement Doc. Did not help with pain at all and didn’t even seem to care.

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gelman

I've been seeing Dr. Patel for several years now. He's fantastic. He is kind, caring, in tune with you. He discusses your case with you in depth. Won't change!

Lisa Swain Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Christiana Iadisernia Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Yezdani

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Balu

Maria Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Leader

I would highly recommend Dr. Eichenbaum he is very professional and did a great job of fixing my hand of pain from damaged tendon and carpel tunnel thru surgery.

George H. Merrill Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Eichenbaum

With no history of heart problems I showed up to er with chest pain. I was having a Stemi (massive heart attack). Dr. Quershi and his staff made me fill calm and well cared for. Let me know what was happening and what they were going to do and what to expect in a very calming manner

Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Qureshi

MY experiences with DR. M and his staff were always very positive. I was his patient for several years prior to his retirement and found him remarkably sharp (especially for his age) and knowledgeable.

Barbara Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Meckelnburg

Excellent surgeon did both cataracts 10 yrs ago

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Owczarek

Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Navarro

Pre op visit.. He patiently answered ALL my questions.

Florence Powell Tucker Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hockstein

Jim Mills Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mitchell

Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

I've had multiple visits. At one particular visit I had many questions and I apologized for taking up so much time. The response I received was that they are there for me and they will make the time I need.

Lisa Swain Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Rubano

The visit was great! Dr. Patel is awesome he take his time with my grand-mom and listens to our concerns. Thank You!

Evangelista Santiago Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I have seen numerous Nephrologists over the years, and Dr. Patel has been the best. My condition has improved dramatically since he has been my doctor. I highly recommend Dr. Patel!!

Bill T Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr Patel agreed to see me under unusual circumstance. At the time, it appeared to be a more serious condition, and he agreed to see me the next day. He was very attentive and caring. He had an excellent bed side manner. I would highly recommend Dr. Patel.

Maria S. Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I had a very good visit with Dr Solacoff. He is thoughtful and asks many questions before offering an opinion or prognosis. He has a nice manner that makes you feel comfortable with his advice and treatment. I highly recommend him.

Adrian Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Solacoff

Dr. Chang and his staff are welcoming, prompt, and thorough. He is a skilled physician. I would certainly recommend Dr. Chang and have encouraged family and friends who have cosmetic or plastic surgery needs to contact him.

HD Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Terri M. Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Uthaman

Great doctor, very thorough.

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kupcha

I had Explant surgery with Lipo and fat transfer to my breasts in January with Dr. Chang. He exceeded my expectations. Referred by many Drs. And previous patients. Dr. Chang and his staff were phenomenal. He is truly an artist. 1000% pleased.

Lisa Embert Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Dr. Tubb is a great doctor. He has moved to NJ to run a new center that is beautiful. I transferred my care there and I am so grateful he did not go far.

Joyce Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tubb

He spends time and explains labs. Asks if you have any concerns or questions. Professional, friendly and feel at ease with him.

KHD Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Dahms

Don't do it You need a MRI to see if you have Meniscal Tear like he think's I have but he won't ''Refuses'' to get me a MRI to really see what is going on in my knee.

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Gelman

Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Great staff, quick service, Very professional

Jeanie Strauss Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hummer

Feb 14 2020

Review for Selina Xing

I've been seeing Dr. Anna Magat for a couple of years and she is the best. She's very thorough and always follows up with me about test results.

EILEEN Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Layosa-Magat

Dr. Schroyer is one of the most experienced and patient doctors in the area. Not many will take the time to really listen and converse with you like she does. She is very relatable.

Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Schroyer

Scarred for life in Delaware Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

I like Dr Rocca feel he is sincere n answers all questions Has best manners, very quite and steals very well Has the best staff Lynne is excellent if you need emergency apt she will Do her best to give you apt. Could nit have better receptions

Ellen307 Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rocca

Great bedside manners Excellent Dr. Very knowledgeable

Jan 20 2020

Review for Dr. Harrison

Dr asked investigative questions about my pain stemming back several years. Was knowledgeable of my hip problems and listened patiently. Dr explained clearly what tests and procedures he would use. Although still a “work in progress,” very impressed and hopeful of positive results.

Sheila Halfpenny Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bodenstab

Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Conway

Came in for a knee pain dr solacoff examined me and knew exactly what was wrong

Alan Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Solacoff

not sure about this guy. He spent less than 5 minutes with me. The examination was inadequate in my opinion.

Jan 12 2020

Review for Dr. Yucha

Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Yezdani

Maria Jedlowski Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kupcha

he is my dad

Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Handling

Shanonn Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

Dr. Kupcha is Outstanding !!. He's very personable, intelligent and explains things so you know what to expect. (PTTD Surgery) His entire Office is top notch.

T.M.Garcia Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Kupcha

Top notch. Will not go anywhere else.Highly recommended to anyone who asks me.

Bill Dennon Jan 06 2020

Review for Dr. McGarrigle

Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Kupcha

Nancy Stearns Dec 25 2019

Review for Dr. Kupcha

Trina and Jack Dec 23 2019

Review for Dr. Schroyer

Arica L Coleman, Ph. D. Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Chang

Dr. Kupcha was very personable and professional during my visit. He explained the nature of my injury and answered all my questions. I feel quite sure that I received the very best orthopedic care.

Cynthia Green Dec 17 2019

Review for Dr. Kupcha

Dr Solacoff is amazing. So much experience and kindnesses.

Bcarpio Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Solacoff

Dr. Jose Castro has been my PCP for the last 5+ years. I am extremely pleased with the services he provides. One amazing thing--he listens to you--doesn't cut you off. Very gentle. I am extremely pleased with this practice!

Chris Ringgold Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Castro

Paula and George Onimus Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Kupcha

Very Knowledgeable Doctor takes Great Care of my wife, and answers questions we may have...Wonderful Doctor...

Deborah and Dave Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Schwartz

Lisa Thornton Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Schroyer

Extremely pleasant personality. Discusses medical concerns very thoroughly with patience an simplicity. Very well organized and attentive. Sweet demeanor with an attentive ear.

Dream Yvonne J Perkins in New Castle, DE - Dec 09 2019

Review for Dr. Popescu

My wife and I have been patients of Dr Lewis for years. He is kind, knowledgeable, and takes his time to explain everything to you. He always puts us at ease and thoroughly explains our health situation. I fully recommend this doctor.

Andy Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Doesn’t listen to patient. He does whatever he wants.

Newark , DE - Dec 03 2019

Review for Dr. Garg

Dr. Leslie and his staff treated me and my family very well. We are eternally grateful

Nov 30 2019

Review for Dr. Innasimuthu

Location

Saint Francis Hospital

701 N Clayton St, Wilmington, DE 19805