Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

72%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

Awards

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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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

72%

Would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

Gulf Coast Regional 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%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%73%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%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%51%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%66%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Toni Garrett Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Shores

I love Dr. Shuler. He is a God-Send! He was my mom's doctor and handled her every need with tender loving care. I could not have found a better vascular doctor for her. God bless you Dr. Shuler??

Stephanie Grady Cole Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Shuler

Negative

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Manzoor

Had Rt. Hip surgery in April 2016. Still doing well, able to continue bicycle riding at 78 yrs old. No problems going up and down stairs. I will continue referring others to his care.

Mary A Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dietrich

Excellent,experienced care.

Allan Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Akin

For the Heart,I recommend Dr. Hoang to anyone !!

Paul Everett Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hoang

Awesome cosmetic procedures!!!

Dawn Marie Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ward

Darian Roberts Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ward

I had a very pleasant experience the staff was very nice and accommodating and Dr. Percy was just wonderful ,I felt very cared for

Ramona Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Percy

He is my doctor Best in this town, I wouldn't use anyone else He is very compassionate and caring ? Whatever issues you have or problems he is there for you and listens

Judy Edgecombe Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Haghighat

Dr Reddy gave me quality patient care I was very impressed with office visit and procedure she performed I am very satisfied with care I received

Vickie peppers Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Reddy

A calm and well-spoken gentleman of a physician. Great office staff. Diagnosed and resolved issue within a month. Excellent communication skills: none of that "I am doctor, I am a god" nonsense. Gentle during treatment and marvelous follow up. Delighted to recommend.

Elizabeth C Gyllensvard Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Very friendly and professional explained my condition seems very concern

Victoria peppers Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Labroo

Shirley M Jordan Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr. Elzawahry is the most caring and trusted doctor I have ever met. He really knows what he is doing and I would recommended to anyone who have nerve and spine problems. Although you will need to get a referral from you family doctor for appointment

mrs. vivian Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Elzawahry

Great Doctor, but very arrogant. Does not discuss findngs or give a diagnosis. No communication!

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Vu

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hedstrom

Dr. Hedstrom is highly trained and knowledgeable. She makes you feel comfortable and really cares about her patients. She has saved many peoples lives and so glad to have a great trusting neurosurgeon in the Panama City, FL!!! Thank you Dr. Hedstrom

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hedstrom

Dr. Hedstrom provides excellent care to the patient's of Bay County. She is truly a blessing in the this community! Her skills and knowledge is what this town needed. So glad she came to Panama City.

Christy Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hedstrom

Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hedstrom

Love love love Dr. Ramie. Highly recommend to all.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ramie

Very knowledgeable and compassionate. Exceptional in his field. Goes above and beyond.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ramie

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Labroo

Mike Hicks Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

Extremely happy with Dr. Maddox's care! I highly recommend her!

Robin / PCB, Fl. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Maddox

GREAT , INFROMATIONAL, THROUGH

ARTHUR WELCH Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Labroo

Jun 01 2020

Review for Amy Smith

The most caring staff. They all make you feel comfortable and deal with your concerns in a respectful manner. Thank you

Lynda Davis May 30 2020

Review for Dr. le

Awsome Always makes you feel better when you leave. Best in Pan handle!

Michael Haines May 30 2020

Review for Dr. McKee

T.Baker May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Compton

He is a great Doctor! He explains everything in detail, Gives you the right Meds and nothing you don't need,You couldn't ask for a better Doctor, I wouldn't be here today if it wasn't for him,God Bless him,He is the best !!!!

T.Baker May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Haghighat

Dr. Bernier & her staff are great. Very knowledgeable and personable. I could not ask for better care.

Tom May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bernier

Karen Honeycutt May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Stokes

Dr Stokes is a wonderful doctor. Great cardiology group as well.

Sharon Bradshsw May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Stokes

Follow up

Spurlin Roy May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Akin

Don Umaguing May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Banton

Dr. Rachesky is great. She's very open and informative with parents and does an excellent job with my girls (5 and <1). The nurses and staff are very kind and accommodating.

H. Spohn May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Rachesky

Was not who I needed to see but was very compasionate and helpful with great info including who I did need to be seeing Was much more helpful than my actual primary care doctor whom I won't mention. I highly recommend her.

Kathy Foreman May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Thirston

Dr. Karaman is very thorough and very caring.Along with his nurse Miss Becky,I recommend them highly!!

Debbie Moore May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Karaman

I felt heard and she’s helped me more than she probably knows. She cares and goes above and beyond to try and help you find solutions. I wish she could be my primary. So thankful for her.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mallory

Excellent Dr. & Surgeon- Probably The Best General Surgeon in Bay County. He has done all my family’s general surgery & we’ve never had an issue. Very pleasant bedside manner, also.

Deborah Tibbetts-Tumiel May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Morris

Dr. Batanieh and his staff are compassionate, loving and make you feel completely comfortable at all times. I was referred here by a friend post hurricane Michael when our dr offices were washed away and I could not have gotten luckier they are one big family.

Mary Lamb May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bataineh

This doctor really cares and shows it. He explains complicated things simply as possible.

Helen May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Labroo

Charlie Stanfield May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Morrow is a great dr. You never feel like he’s in a rush during your visit. He cares and listens to you. I would definitely recommend him.

Kay Holt May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Morrow took care of my husband for several years. He provided top level care and did everything possible to improve my husband's health and quality of life. He is an excellent, caring physician.

Gail Stukey May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Morrow is a compassionate and brilliant cardiologist. He spent ample time listening to my concerns and offered several options for treatment. Dr. Morrow's office is clean, his staff is polite and knowledgeable, and my wait time was minimal. I highly recommend Dr. Morrow.

Amy May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Morrow and his nurse Laquita are top notch. Dr. Morrow is very knowledgeable and compassionate. He has wonderful bedside manners. I have been seeing him for 8 years and would definitely recommend him!

Jodie Hathaway May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

I had my first visit with Dr. Morrow today. I liked him immediately even with his mask on.lol He was very thorough and did not get in a hurry.I'm happy I made the decision to select Dr. Morrow as my cardiologist.

Linda May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Morrow was my husband's doctor for several years, he was always very thorough in his treatments and very helpful and kind. Dr. Morrow is one of the very best.

Sharon Powell May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Fantastic cardiologist and staff. Extremely caring and professional with my Healthcare. They have literally saved my life and I cannot be more grateful.

Fred Mullen May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Have been seeing Dr. Morrow since he first came to Panama City. Always received great care from him and his staff. Would recommend him unconditionally.

Jim Fulton May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

I have been seeing Dr. Morrow since 2016. He takes the time to answer all of my questions. Always very knowledgeable and professional. He’s a great doctor!

Angie Mann May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Morrow is an excellent cardiologist. I had a stroke at the age of 38 because of a heart issue. Dr. Morrow found the issue and has been treating me since. He is not only an expert physician but also a friendly physician. HIGHLY RECOMMEND DR MORROW!!

Beverly Austin May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

I met Dr. Morrow in 2003. He is a kind, caring, and overall amazing doctor. He delivered serious news to me with such a kindness that I will never forget. Thank you Dr. Morrow!

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Dr. Flynn listens and answered all my questions. Him and his staff are wonderful!!

Paloma Keasey May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Flynn

Thankful he is here in our community

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Cotton

Pam capps May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ward

John Crossley May 11 2020

Review for Dr. le

Dr Bain is a warm, friendly, and caring Doctor. I am an older person who just needs a mammogram and a quick check every year. She has a good manner who makes one feel comfortable.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Bain

Did not touch me. At least check my heart

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sekhon

I saw him for shoulder pain. He had a no nonsense approach and he was to the point about my options. I had to have surgery on my shoulder. The surgery was successful and I am so glad he was my surgeon.

Gina May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Talkington

Dr. Maner saved my husband's life while we were in town for vacation. Will be eternally grateful to him. My dr in fairhope had no idea what was wrong with me. My husband brought me to see Dr. Maner and he diagnosed me every quickly. Thank you!

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Maner

Dr Karaman is an excellent Urologist and has an amazing caring bedside manner. I am very happy with Dr Karaman and appreciate him.

Judith Deese May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Karaman

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

The Waller's May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Donna Proffitt May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

I have called 6 times in 10 days, leaving messages , asking for his nurse to return my calls. I have had 0 calls back! Negligent and incompetent

Negligent and incompetent office staff May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Zabih

I Love going to Dr. Patel office the staff members are great and when you have an appointment you don't have to wait long at all.

Janice Hayes May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr. Morrow is an expert in his field. He is very compassionate and thorough. He explains everything in detail. His staff is very helpful and friendly

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Morrow

Bill Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Shores

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Manzoor for approximately 10 years and I’d highly recommend him.

Alicia Kidd Gonsalves Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Manzoor

I was experiencing TIA symptoms and pain in my wrists and spine. Dr. Tabbaa is so nice, attentive and caring. He has helped me stop taking a lot of unnecessary medications.

ShirleyJ Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Tabbaa

We are so lucky to have DR Murshed in this area. He and his whole team are highly professional, attentive, caring and inspire confidence. I don't think I could get better treatment anywhere else.

williamcameron Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Murshed

Phylis Sheppard Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Labroo

I have been using Dr. Labroo for several years now and could not have received better service. Whether I see him or someone else in his office, I have always received the best care possible. Every one is always polite and helpful.

Thelma McCue Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Labroo

Sue Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

Dr sb is actually from Pakistan and fortunately he's my neighbor. And i feel proud of him always. When he came here he attended patients day night. He is very very very nice person. God bless him

Wali ullah from umarkot Pakistan Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmad

Dr. Flynn is one of the most compassionate and knowledgeable doctors in the Panama City area. My whole family uses Dr. Flynn and we would never consider going anywhere else!!

Lena Deal Gilley Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Flynn

John Mc Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Talkington

Lydia Jagger Apr 18 2020

Review for Amy Smith

He’s fantastic and took time to discuss my concerns about my infant! Couldn’t of picked a better pediatrician for my son.

Brittney Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Yahia

The staff and Dr Le are very personable, really making you feel cared for. I also like having my records available on the patient portal.

Kevin P Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. le

Maxwell Corbin III Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Elzawahry

Sheri Hensel Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Wolf

I have never felt i was not taken care of he or NP has always spent time with me. I have been there for several years. And I have never felt like I was not a personal patient and my needs were important.

Carolyn Holman Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Noble

excellent 5 star during our er visit for abdominal pain

cameron shearer Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Landa

Breathing test

Forrest Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. McKenzie

Diane Mar 31 2020

Review for Amy Smith

Kind and professional caregivers. It's a pleasure to meet with people who are knowledgeable and truly interested in how you are doing. Thanks for the great care.

Larry Jolly Mar 28 2020

Review for Amy Smith

Sarah S Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Karaman

Dr. Hussain is very thorough with his patients. He genuinely cares for them. He is one of the best doctors I have been cared by.

Sandra Burleson Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hussain

Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Shores

Eddie Traynham Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Maddox

Dr. Akin is a wonderful physician that I highly recommend.

David C Conner Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Akin

Location

Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center

449 W 23rd St, Panama City, FL 32405