Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

57%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% 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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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56%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
13% lower than the national average

57%

Would definitely recommend
13% lower than the national average

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%70%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%54%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%82%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%42%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%58%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very caring and pleasant to deal with.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sijercic

I am very happy to have chosen Dr. Sanz, on my first appointment he made feel confident and secure, it is like I know him for years.

azucena c garcia May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

Alice Zawadski May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

I felt I could have walked from Vero Beach to California after Dr. Kalish took care of my feet.

Fran M. May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kalish

Ron T May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Rina McCormick May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Wein

Clean facility, observant of Covid 19, staff is professional and friendly. Dr Sanz is thorough and precise and takes the time to listen!

Anne Levy May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

I was riding a bull and took a horn to the face. Broke my eyesocket and my cheek bone. Dr Charles fixed me up and I have recovered completely. Thank you.

Bullrider May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Charles

William L penn Jr. 78 years old May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Binette

Very pleased/ Very professional, personable, knowledgeable

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Pena-Ariet

I highly recommend her. She is a compassionate person and a dedicated doctor who wants to see all her patients get well and live normal and healthy lives. If it wasn't for her I don't think I would be here right now. Thanks again for bringing me back to life. You're the best????

John Pfeiffer May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Yeckes-Rodin

Very friendly and professional staff. The gentleman at thy he reception desk is very helpful and goes out of his way to help

Edward Higuero May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Dawkins

He was very kind and understanding to our needs.

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

Kim Nobles May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

My experience was amazing. I had to have a tooth extracted and dental implant to replace it. Dr. Charles made sure to explain the entire process, while making me completely comfortable. The surgery was easy and essentially painless. I will definitely use him in the future.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Charles

Elliot G May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Delo

Very through doctor the wait is a little long but worth it

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Very professional, caring and understanding. Really concerned about his patients. Has no problem in sending his patient to a specialist if need be. He really ,really cares about his patients.

Mrs Geraldine McCoy,Mr.Ulysess McCoy May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pena-Ariet

He listen to my concerns attentively with care and recommended my path to follow.

May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

Dr. Ergin and his staff are most professional and thorough. I just had my first appointment visit, and walked away thinking I made the right decision finding an endocrinologist closer to home who made me feel comfortable.

Dan May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

I had a scheduled 3-month check- up with Dr Tirado. He has been my PCP since I moved to Florida permanently in 2012. My blood work arrived for my visit and everything went well.

Jackie Perhach May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Tirado

May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nayyar

I have a family emergency which requires us to return to MN for 10 - 12 days. I will know more accurately as we see what is going on. Please cancel my May appointment; I will reschedule for June. Blessings! Judy Beriou

Judy Beriou May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Infante

Emily Abbott May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

I had an amazing experience with Dr.Lewis. I had a diagnosis that no one could get right and she worked with me to figure out my problem. Finally someone ready to do the work!

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

takes time to explain health condition

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Razuman

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

He’s a very caring and knowledgeable surgeon. he explained in great detail regarding my diagnosis. I have had 3 major surgeries and he has taken very good care of me. He not just a great surgeon he is a good friend, Thank You so much Dr Regan for all you do for me and my family

Lisa Perez May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Regan

Paul Dutton May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

FRED H. ROBINSON Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Dawkins

Very excellent, understanding professional dr. He took his time and explained to me everything in layman's terms. I would recommend other's

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

Cristina Brens-Lugo Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Leycegui

My first visit reached all my expectations for a new Doctor. I was pleased with the clean and efficient manor in which all was handled. Dr Tirado took the time to answer my questions in a caring and knowledgeable way.

Peg Curry Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Tirado

Dr. Patel is very thorough. I'm always impressed with his habit of recording the entire visit so my history is complete. He always takes the time to answer any questions I may have. It's always a pleasure to see him. Ed Schreitmueller

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dave M. Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Dawkins

George Hanrahan Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Koyama

Doctor Lewis had fantastic bedside manor. She maid us all feel secure and in good hands when she spoke to the family.

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Seeger

Excellent and very professional. Very concerned with stabilizing my sugar. I recommend Dr.

Evie Valdes Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Poor judgement. Narcissistic and thinks he’s Marcus Welby. Hospitals let him indiscriminately operate because it means money in their coffers. This guy is dangerous, he doesn’t know his limitations. He has hurt more people than he has helped.

Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. El-Sheikh

If you need an interval cardiologist look no further. Dr. Lewis is attentive, knowledgeable, informative. He makes sure you understand your heart condition and what needs to be done to help you. Dr. Lewis is an outstanding Physician and I have complete trust in his judgment.

Margaret George Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Medical staff Great. Dr. Binette fantastic. Office staff needs more training. I give Dr. Binette five (5) stars.

Rev. Dr. Ernest Allen Th.D. Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Binette

Dr. Sanz takes the time needed to talk to and analyze each patient. Absolutely fantastic.

Robert Ellyson Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

Dr. Binette was very knowledgeable and thorough in explaining my upcoming procedure.

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Binette

Lawrence Kelly Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

Dr. Pena-Ariet and his entire staff are superb! He makes me feel like I am his only patient, never is in a rush, he is a fantastic listener. His staff is friendly and helpful!

Kimberly Facsko Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Pena-Ariet

Dr Lewis was very knowledgeable and friendly. He genuinely seemed to care. When I asked him questions he answered very clearly and in a detailed fashion. It was a pleasure to meet him and I gladly place my heart and life in his capable hands.

Rebecca H Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

J.Malave Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

I have been going to Heart and Family for many years. I like the fact that they do not rush you through the exam. Dr. Sanz is an excellent Doctor and I highly recommend him along with his excellent staff

Jerry Hopkins Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

Great, took his time to explain everything to me. His staff is also was also great. Very professional and friendly.

Geri Zerga Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

My office visit to Dr. Lewis was very good

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

I love the professionalism of Dr Lewis as well as his kindness...i feel he is the best there is and trust him with my health care...i definitely love his staff as well. You definitely will be choosing the best.

Sonja Odell Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Donald L Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Perrotti

Very disappointed in Dr. Crook, three months after treatment he decided to Bill me for "Planning". Medicare doesn't cover "Planning". Shame on you Dr. Crook!

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Crook

Camilo & Flor Acosta Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

Great doc, who took the time to listen to my needs, and made the offer to help solve my issues with a customized plan going forward. He was really easy to talk to and has a great staff with him.

Sean T Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

Joe Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Leycegui

Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Astudillo

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Wein

A very knowledgeable and caring physician. She listens and gives answers to questions raised. Her kindness and overall demeanor radiate. Dr. Richards is a fine diagnostician!

Fred Kadin Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Richards

Enmanuel Santa Ana Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

Very professional and understand his patients.

Jean Desire Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

Judith Colgan Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Binette

Peter A Degen Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Shareef

Dr Richards is excellent, profesional and care about you. The staff is amazing and problem solve. I recommend 100%.

Clara Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Richards

Dr Perrone is my go to Podiatrist. He is professional, compassionate & his whole staff is exceptional! I highly recommend them.

Catherine Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Perrone

Great Doctor & Great Staff

Bienvenido Rivera Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

I have never been more dissatisfied with an office in my life. I have complete frustration with the office staff and the tech was completely uncaring during painful testing. I would never recommend this office

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Aldana

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

He’s great.

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Caskey

Super Duper Chicken Cluck Cluck Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Krutzler

Adele Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Dawkins

Highly recommend Dr. Perrone as a podiatrist and his chair-side manner is exceptional. Everyone on his team are commensurate professionals, especially Jamie with whom I have the most contact with.

John Wilkes Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Perrone

**..at 70 years old I am so grateful that I have found a knowledgeable and caring person as Dr.Sanz if I could give him 10 stars I would..

John T. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

Excellent caring Doctor.

DAVID KARTNER Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Kurt A. Thull Mar 29 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Our first visit with the doctor was quite thorough and professional. He didn’t rush us.

Edna Buckland Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

Well my experience was great he talked to me not at me he explained everything to me it was a pleasant appointment most de don't care I've gotten treated bad but there I well I stopped being nervous so for every bad experience there is a good one.

Nona L Johnson Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lloyd

Staff was professional. Office was neat and clean. Dr Lewis was thorough and good.

Dennis C Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

J. Pelaez Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Dr Patel is one of the best doctors i have ever known. I have been a patience since 2003 and would not ever want to not be one of his patients. God bless him.

Samuel Miller Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Jessie E Aguilar Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr. Klem is thorough and dedicated, looks at what the best option for you is. The office staff, Vanessa and the other girls are courteous and professional. Very glad to have found them.

Vi L Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Klem

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Tirado for two years now. He listens to me and has made a difference to my health needs and all for the better.

Michael Vinyard Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Tirado

very knowledgble, listen to me and perscribe proper medicine.

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bhalla

Very nice and attentive to patient needs.

Anna Sabol Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

he is very thorough but spends time to listen small office with personal attention

laura bouley Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bhalla

Dr. Tirado is a very caring MD, he listens carefully to all my health concerns. I like Dr. Tirado because he reviews Lab test results and also because he is Bilingual. I definitely recommend Dr. Tirado.

Sonia Rodriguez Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Tirado

John Vincent Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Wein

Dr. Sanz was recommended from the clinic in Fort Pierce over ten years ago. They told me he was the best Dr. to go to. They were right. I love Dr. Sanz. So that's where I'm staying.

sandra peate Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sanz

very good job...

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

I always look forward to seeing Dr Patel because he is caring and compassionate takes care of my medical problems explain my results so I can understand them I am thankful to be a patient of his I am sorry I did not have him as my pcp years before now

Hyacinth Blake Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Patrick Voss Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ball

Jordan Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Tirado

Location

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center and Heart Institute

1700 S 23rd St, Fort Pierce, FL 34950