Baptist Medical Center Beaches


Patients that would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Baptist Medical Center Beaches is a medical facility located in Jacksonville Beach, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and more.


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™ (2021)

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021, 2020)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

11 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
  • 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
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Baptist Medical Center Beaches

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Baptist Medical Center Beaches

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

The results. Amazed Experience. You can not imagine the care you receive from desk..all the way thru what ever you are having done from Major Surgery to just a touch up. Professional. Dr.Garcia is more than a Doctor he is a friend. I cannot stress HOW MUCH I RECOMMEND THIS PRACTICE.

Oct 16 2021

Review for Dr. Garcia

Extremely care and knowledgeable! Easy to talk with about problems.

Jim Oct 14 2021

Review for Dr. Aguirre

I would recommend Dr Shmunes to anyone.

Paul Behan Oct 12 2021

Review for Dr. Shmunes


Daniel B. Oct 12 2021

Review for Dr. Trent

Dr. Charmaine Aguirre is so awesome! She is a true professional, compassionate, attentive to your concerns and clearly explains treatment options. My husband and I are very happy that she is our doctor. We highly recommend her.

Linda R Oct 09 2021

Review for Dr. Aguirre


Baptist Medical Center Beaches

1350 13th Ave S, Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

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