Northwest Medical Center

63%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average


Northwest Medical Center is a medical facility located in Margate, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, and more.

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 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
  • 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
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
63%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Northwest 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%71%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%56%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%76%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%44%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Northwest Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%49%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%63%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

new patient and very impressed with Dr. Brafman

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Brafman

Lori Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Chidiac

Excelente profesional muy atenta y agradable.

Alexandra Ramos Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mejia-Carvajal

Tracie Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Donkor

Dr. Tyler was very compassionate and took the time necessary to explain my REZUM procedure and what I should expect from the process. I told him that I felt very comfortable with him and his skills and experience... worthy of my 5-star review!

Forrest Bledsoe Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Tyler

Good knowledgeable doctor

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kenigsberg

Lisa R Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Rahi

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bhagchandani

Excellent. He really cares and is very thorough as well as personable.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Antosek

Very helpful, very friendly & diligent staff. Takes time and concern to listen to our questions and provides excellent guidance. Also makes time to be available after business hours to address any concerns.

Leo Balseiro Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Mejia-Carvajal

Caring Professional! Need to talk

Robert Fedake Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Soler

Bill Blankenship Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Pohlman

Had a great first visit with Dr. Funk. Very impressed with office staff and Doctor. I feel very trusting of the doctor's advice. Would definitely recommend Dr. Funk to friends and family.

Philip S Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Funk

Steven Feldman Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kenigsberg

Excellent experience pre surgery and post surgery. Always available for questions and advice. Found him and his staff very efficient and approachable. He was as a nurse in prep told me "Awesome".

Elaine E. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Rahi

Dr. Antosek is a true professional, astute clinician, and a very knowledgeable Urologist. I would strongly recommend him. His office staff are very cordial and accommodating.

William Blair Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Antosek

This doctor is A+ his mannerism and his compassion is above the rest. This is my first child with lots of complications, but with God and Dr Terrazas, I'm almost there. He has the skill sets to detect my situation from early and act on it! Bless him!

Ann Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Terrazas

He is a phenomenal surgeon! Explained everything to me in great detail. Did everything to ensure my comfort and satisfaction. Highly recommend!!! Absolutely fantastic!

Jennifer Doyle Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Traverso

My operation went well. I am grateful that Dr. Rahi was my doctor because he made me feel very at ease with his humor and kindness. I recommend him very much. And his staff was very efficient and friendly.

Margot Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Rahi

Who office is great !!!

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Hinkes

Dr Azeem Sachedina is personable and thorough and his office assistants and nurses are very good

Richard Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Sachedina

My visits are always good no complaints whatsoever.

Carolyn Murphy Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Reynolds

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Corallo

I was patient for 2 years. He only deals with specific group of people.

JP Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Allahrakha

My regular doctor moved so I tried Dr Rycus. So far I’m satisfied.

Mike Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Rycus

I LOVE Dr. Solomon! I have been seeing her for more years than I can remember. She is a straight shooter and really cares! You won't be disappointed!

Penny Dorfman Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Donald Lackritz Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Arena

Great Dr. she is a sweetheart.....front desk is horrible! Never do what they say they will have to call numerous times til someone finally follows thru.

mimi Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Kalirao

A wellness check following a near fatal series of strokes. Dr. Turk cared for me in the hospital and we feel fortunate that we can continue my care with his office

Colleen Ruggiero Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Dr. Azeem is very personable. He provides detail information and has your health in mind. The staff is friendly and thoughtful.

Ridgley Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sachedina

Recommended and undertook TURP Greatest single life changer for me. Very professional staff and Dr. Sachedina guided me through the decision making process leaving no stones unturned.

Paul Perry Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sachedina

Would definitely recommend to anyone. Staff was great and Dr. Turk is very knowledgeable. I was really impressed how fast the response time to get back with me was.

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

I LIKE THIS DOCTOR. FRIENDLY, EXPLAINS THINGS CLEARLY KNOWS HIS SPECIALTY VERY WELL.

STAN WEINSTEIN Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rondino

Rochelle B Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Dr Taggar is great!! Do everything he outlines and explains and everything will go perfect. Great bedside manner and always answers all your questions clearly. Could not have ask for a better surgeon!

Very Please Patient Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Taggar

quality of like much improved after procedure; I did not realize how common a problem my diagnosis was for women. Dr Rahi has great reputation and glad I was referred to this practice.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Rahi

I highly recommend Dr. Solomon. She is very holistic and a straight shooter. She knows her stuff! She is worth the 30 minute drive for me . I tried other gyns closer to me but they don't compare to her. Try her. You will love her! Also, her office staff is amazing. Very friendly and responsive.

Robin Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Dr. Zhang and his staff are wonderful. I had the sleeve gastrectomy. They were friendly and made by bariatric journey a pleasant and life changing experience.

T Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Zhang

My visit was wonderful Dr Hughes and her staff is wonderful i'm a sick man and without them I wouldn't know were I would've end up at they are so good to me treats me very good.

Thaddeus, Gillis Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Good doctor. Excellent care. I have a great respect for him. His office staff are very nice.

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Agarwala

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Friedman

Lt. Marc Harrison Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Pasarin

Treats you like a number not a human being. Wastes your time. Always late. ALWAYS. If you have an appointment know that she will be at least an hour late.

Rose Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Buchstein

The absolute greatest bedside manners, knowledgeable but not cocky with it. I would recommend him to everyone.

Eulette A Brown Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ergle

Dr Boyle is a fantastic doctor who is understanding and completely thorough. When meeting with him I was extremely impressed with his knowledge and his experience.

Dawn Gross Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Boyle

The best! Staff and doctors are so helpful. They try to accamodate if you need telemedicine or appt in office. Highly recommend

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kalirao

Very down to earth and friendly. She’s very time efficient..in and out in no time.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sasser

Dr. Rahi was amazing. He was very knowledgable and answered all of my questions. He has a fabulous bedside manner. I highly recommend him. He deserves 10 stars.

Barbara Swain Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rahi

Dr. Hinkes is a clear communicator and doesn't waste time. I can get in and out quickly and have all of my options explained and offered.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hinkes

It was a pleasure considering the circumstances.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Dr Perelman is great, I went to him with three separate primary cancers,two of which were in the urology area,because of his expertise the two urology cancers were eliminated and he had advice for me in eliminating the third. I have been cancer free for the last three years.

Richard B Lamb Sr Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Perelman

Missy Stanley Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Strasser

Excellent treatment. Check in was very smooth and all the nurses were gracious. Dr. Muskovich was very informative and answered completely every question that I asked. Very impressed with his handling of the patients. I would recommend him and the office highly.

Hampton M. Elliott Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Muskovich

Dr. Hollowell is an amazing doctor. He explained the condition very well. He just wants to help you solve the problems you encounter. I strongly recommend that you go to him.

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hollowell

D. Black Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Staff, Nurses and Dr Hughes is wonderful I love the services at unique. Dr Hughes is wonderful I love her.

Brenda, Kruger Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Dr Markley is caring and attentive. My daughter had surgery and Dr Markley did a fabulous job. My daughter always felt comfortable. I would highly recommend Dr Markley.

EJB Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Markley

Dr. Markley is a wonderful doctor! She is patient and listens to your concerns. She is compassionate as well. My family has been extremely happy with the care we received from her.

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Markley

NEED TO MAKE APPOINTMENT/ CONSULTATION WITH DR SCHNEIDER. ASAP THANK YOU! ANN BARDIS 954-249-3995

ANN P BARDIS Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Schneider

Ana de la Torre Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Poisik

Lisa Payne Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sternthal

Yes,my visited was a follow up from a kidney stones surgery performed by Dr Sachedina. Everything went well, right now i fell like a new man. Thanks to Dr Sachedina.

Enery Cave Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sachedina

Dr. Hollowell made an uncomfortable and painful procedure so much less so by his reassuring and patient manner. Highly reccomend him.

Sharon S. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hollowell

David Rice Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Chen

patty Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Livingstone

I have been using Dr. Mahmood for a few years and think he is great and would not change for any reason.

Jerry Lerner Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmood

He is so wonderful and so knowledegable . I have gone to a lot of other doctors with an my very uncommon problem but there is no other doctor who knows the treatment to repair my problem.

Mildred Wally Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Rahi

Dr Alvarez is an extremely thorough and competent physician. He takes his time with my as a patient and is very responsive. I trust Dr Alvarez

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Alvarez

I seen dr Ross for a few years and he is very professional and he has help me a lot any one that has a condition you should go see him thanks you doc you are the best

Raidiri Diaz Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

He is always looking out for his patients. His staff is also very good, and professional.

Alexander Ruiz Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Alvarez

Mary Ellen Fowler aka “Flossie the Fine Arts Fiest Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Schlifka

David C Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Hollowell

La doctora Sonia Kalirao cuidaba de mi esposa. Agradecido a ella. tuvo mucho cuidado y le quitó los dolores de cabeza. ella estuvo sufriendo por 24 años, ahora finalmente mejor.

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kalirao

Amazing caring always on time physician. I have seen him for over 20 years.

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sabates

Kind, caring, knowledgeable. Straightened out my BP medication in one visit. Not an alarmist. He takes the time to talk to you, and answers all questions. He’s well worth my trip across Broward County!

Claire Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Aguilar

Bob D. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Neimand

visit was great I will recommend services there Love staff and Dr Hughes very professional.

Kimberly behn Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Cara Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Pestana

Absolutely! This phenomenal doctor is compassionate, knowledgeable, adept at every aspect of his specialty plus more good.

Sheldon Kantor Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Antosek

Professional and supportive

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Reynolds

Dr. Schultz has been my doctor for many years. He is very smart and experienced and I have received excellent care. His office staff has always been very accommodating to me and has made time for me to come in to see the doctor on short notice. I recommend Dr. Schultz and this office highly.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Explains in detail.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Weinstein

Pushed me to do a procedure I didn't want to do. Very pushy, and seems annoyed by my questions.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Julien

He is the best ??

Karen ???? Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chidiac

Amanda Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Poisik

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kirschner

I had my baby boy almost 4 years ago with him. I saw him during my entire pregnancy and he also delivered my baby... I am pregnant again! so im definitely making an appointment with him!!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Barrionuevo

Angela M Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Stone

Dr. Jerry is truly a caring, competent and true professional. He makes you feel comfortable. He takes the time to listen to you and your problem. Staff is professional and there is never a wait for your appointment. If you need a excellent podiatrist, Dr. Jerry is your man.

Marty Sloma Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Jerry

AMAZING AND KNOWLEDGEABLE PHYSICIAN WITH A GREAT PERSONALITY AND BEDSIDE MANNER!!! THANKS FOR DOING MORE THAN THE REST TO HEAL YOUR PATIENTS!!

Mary Ramos Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gangavalli

She is an amazing person. She listens to you and explains very well. She doesn't treat you like you should know everything (I'm not a doctor). She's sweet and funny. I love the staff. Hope all of you are doing well during this pandemic. Take care.

Auroramary Santiago Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Ziton

Listens to you and doesn’t rush you for the next patient, like many other doctors do. Answers all your questions with kindness.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Perelman

V. Marques Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sachedina

I like Dr. Turk, He takes the time to talk to you. The staff is friendly. This is a nice Dr's office. Cheryl Gray

Cheryl Gray Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Yes, they are very patient and understand. They always put him first. Thank you

Leroy Fisher and Daughter Melda Kaganowich Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Perelman

Nicolas Guerbo Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Lief

Location

Northwest Medical Center

2801 N State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063

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