Northside Hospital

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average


Northside Hospital is a medical facility located in Saint Petersburg, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve 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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

10 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
  • 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
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).

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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Northside Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%72%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

Northside Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%44%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He was professional, caring, efficient and friendly. I have been going to this office for many many years and have always been pleased

Linda Gartman Hardy Sep 29 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Signe S. Sep 21 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Dr Avery takes time to get to know her patients in a very caring and compassionate way. She understands your needs and puts your best interest first. Amazing!

Mark S. Sep 17 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

will always come back here to see her

Anonymous Sep 16 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Love Dr Desai and his staff. Patient 4 years now

amanda harlan Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Elisa C Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ninan

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Wassmer

Helma Fetterhoff Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Mixa

Greg Corso Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Burke

Everyone was great! They got me in and out. No wait time!

Anna Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Tirupathi

James W Spruill Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

Dr. Handelman is the best Doctor ever. He doesn't push pills on you that you don't need and is extremely compitent. I wouldn't think of going to any other Doctor in FL. He is always there when you need him and goes out of his way to help any way he can. Mary Lou Gallagher

marylou gallagher Sep 07 2020

Review for Dr. Handelman

Appointment was right on time. Dr. Klamath was very thorough and straight forward about my diagnosis.

Delores Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kamath

I felt that I was in very good hands

Jane T. Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Cheryl L West Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Tirupathi

Everybody here is very helpful and friendly all my needs are met

cornelia Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Tirupathi

Dorothy Rodrigues Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Saba

I am so pleased to have found Dr Tirupathi's office as my primary, Management & Staff are extremely helpful. I feel very confident with this practice and any of there medical recommendations.

Barabara Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Tirupathi

As usual the entire staff makes me feel like I'm the only patient they have and I would never want to go anywhere else

Michelle Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tirupathi

Shes not my Doctor, Never met the lady but heard good things. I just had to give her 5 stars because I feel so bad that all these 1 star Reviews LOVE HER but hate her staff....

Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Downs

Extremely pleasant and reassuring

Lesley C. Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Arlene Bonitz Kristopher Vogel Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Degheim

Robert James Limo Bob Strauser Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

very helpful and listens to you

Tom O'Donnell Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

I was very pleased with my interaction with Dr Menendez and his receptionist. All areas of concern were addressed by Dr Menendez and he was very easy to talk with and I felt very comfortable with his care.

Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Menendez

I was very pleased with the outcome of port placement procedure. I recommend Dr. Huguet.

SDB Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Huguet

never have to wait long. ofc staff very friendly & helpful. dr avery instills confidence & caring in her professionalism.

Susan M. Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

I have known Dr. Glamour for many years as he cared for his patients in the hospitals. Dr Glamour is very intelligent, professional, and has a great bedside manner. He is such a caring awesome physician.

Wilma W Tate Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Glamour

A trustworthy and caring doctor.

Mary G. Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

I love my this doctor. He always been great taking care of my health and follow up with it well. He listen well and have this sense of humor that I always enjoy talking to him.

Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ngo

She listens and is patient. Explains everything! Very caring and thorough!

Michele B. Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

She listens, answers questions, advises, explains. Love her.

Laimute A. Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Very intelligent, great diagnostician, caring and listens to a patient

Dr. David Buby Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Everything about this office and Dr. Patel always EXCEED my expectations. I am elated to have found him.

Arthur J Cook Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Patil

John A. Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

SnippieT Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Creighton

Michael Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Matcha

Dr. Avery was wonderfully kind, knowledgeable, and made me feel like I was truly being listened to. She made sure to answer all of my questions and ensure that we had a clear game plan for the future. I couldn’t be happier!

Kennah C. Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

New patient New to Florida Dr. Anlas was very welcoming and attentive I especially appreciated her allowing me to chat about learning the area.

Lisa Hinckley Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Anlas

Dr. Ngo is my primary care doctor for many years since I moved here to Florida. My health been improved since then. Their staff are awesome and so sweet. This is like my home my family.

Henry Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ngo

This doctor is amazing. I'm happy here seeing him as my primary care doctor.

RyanR Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ngo

Dr Stengal has been my surgeon for about 8 years. I've had 2 surgeries on my lumbar area due to two separate herniations. He's professional, compassionate and down to earth. My life has been changed twice in a very positive way thanks to his skills as a surgeon.

Cheryl Roth Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Stengel

Don and Becky Shields Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Mathias

Dr. Jobe was extremely prepared and thorough. Changed my life in a positive way without surgery.

Marcus Outzen Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

He's a great doctor that explained things well. He listened and answered all my questions. The staff are friendly and helpful and very nice at front desk. Their clinic is super clean and welcoming. It's was great overall.

MelindaFam Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ngo

I love Dr. Ngo and his staff there. He been my primary care doctor for 10 years now and love every single visit I was there. He was so thorough and explained everything to me in details and very helpful. I would recommend him to my family and friends.

Lifeisgood Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ngo

Very compassionate,attentive,personable & knowledgeable doctor. Staff is courteous & helpful. Highly recommend him

Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Agrawal

Rude. Abrupt. Didn’t even tell me I was being discharged or what the plan was. Changing physician group from PHC so I don’t have to encounter him as my hospitalist again.

Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Al-Andary

Dr Glamour is wonderful. Keeping me at ease during the procedure.

Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Glamour

doctor Al-andry is good doctor he makes difference in the lives of his patients!

Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Al-Andary

After seeing Dr. Esmkhani, I would highly recommend him. I appreciated the time he took to explain exactly what was going on. He was caring and even followed up check make sure everything was still going well.

Tara K Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Esmkhani

The visit was started promptly with no high tech knowledge needed on my end! Dr Shulman was thorough and was well prepared for my visit. You could tell she wasn't reading it off notes. The office staff has been very accommodating and friendly.

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Shulman

This was my first visit. She was highly recommended by a family member who she treated a few years ago. She is very knowledgeable, listens and answered my questions.

Anonymous Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Shulman

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Outstanding care with her and staff. Confident i was getting the best.

Bill schiffnacher Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Shulman

ABSOLUTELY She is always available & responsive to my described 'experience' vs theory/concepts. She explains things thoroughly & prescribes testing & recommends medications & practices in response to the results of the test results

don vernine Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Donna Keller Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Glamour

Very professional and prompt took his time to listen to my issues and concerns the staff was extremely professional very knowledgeable highly recommend it

Amjad alqawasmeh Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Pansuriya

I have had a most excellent experience with Dr Bajwa and his entire staff. The office tone has obviously been set by Dr Bajwa - friendly, professional and efficient. I give the doctor and his staff the highest marks!

Jewell Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bajwa

No, I would not recommend Dr. Bajwa and if I knew of someone else to go to I would have!

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Bajwa

Dr. Klein was very thorough and attentive to me during the visit. He answered any questions that I had and made me feel comfortable about my medications.

Excellent Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Klein

He is an outstanding cardiologist. He excels in his speciality and has a wonderful personality as well. I highly recommend him. Dr. Gordon Norton August 2, 2020

Gordon Norton Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

The doctor found unknown colon cancer and helped me immensely with my treatment. This was 16 yrs, ago-he has a special place in my heart. His staff are all very caring and efficient.

Pamela D Gervais Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Glamour

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

More than impressed with staff and Dr. Grill ... my first visit to general practitioner in many years and was made to feel safe, informed and listened to from beginning to end. Highly recommend Dr. Grill and staff.

Christine Skiados Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Grill

Great visit- felt covid safe; online registration actually worked; Dr Jobe listened, explained the test results clearly, never felt rushed... Great doc! and office

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Dr Avery is an exceptional dr. She’s Personable and extremely thorough. She explained everything to me and then sent information to explain further in depth. I drive an hour to see her Which is nothing when you find a great dr.

Kelli Andrews Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Very pleased, highly recommended.

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

From my first phone call to schedule, to the front desk, to Carmen, to Dr Befeler, it was all a wonderful experience. Thank you!!

Anna Gidley Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Befeler

Dr. Matcha is a caring doctor. She spends considerable time discussing the medical issues with the patient,

Linda M Lathrop Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Matcha

Linda Ridley Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Shulman

The doctor Truxel is the best Trussell really knows his stuff would recommend him to anybody staff dory's excellent the doctor takes his time with you to explain you what is going on with my foot he knows who I am I own the record for the biggest blood blister he ever seen did an excellent job

Harry Crown Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Troxell

She is absolutely wonderful. Never rushes you, always listens as if she really cares and we are going to miss her at the New Port Richey office. So sorry she won’t be my Doctor any more.

Theresa (Terri) Matthews Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Weston

I was looking for an experienced doctor, in my area, to make sure my health was where it was supposed to be. I read Dr. Walsh's bio and thought he was very experienced and professional. Although we have just gotten started, I have the utmost confidence in his knowledge and ability.

Bob Gardner Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

Had a great visit sat down talked with me about my Procedures that I had done explained everything to me was very kind and listened and just a wonderful experience

Evelyn Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Jacob

Very smart and very personable Very thorough

Robert Kohut Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Dottie Tutt-Hutchinson Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

I do not live in the U S and my time here is very limited but Dr Avery was able to fit me in for an appointment. Her staff was great, my wait time was almost non existent and all my exams and test were completed very professionally. all my follow ups are going as scheduled. Otis Bourgeois

otis bourgeois Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

I am a new Patient and the whole experience was smooth and everyone was at ease. The staff had a friendly and compassionate attitude and were there to truly help the patients.

PETER BIANCO Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Doctor Klein HAS MY 100% RECOMMENDATION! He has saved my life more than once. I thank God for him everyday. He has a gift from God to help us here on earth.

William Griffin Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Klein

Dr. Avery is thorough and genuine. She has a great bedside manner. I wish she was my primary physician.

Iris A. Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Charles Butler Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sanchez

Always thorough and informative. Easy to talk to and you can expect a professional and easy to comprehend explanation of his medical instruments/advice.

Raybon Cox Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

I have been seeing Dr. Cardona for a few years now. He is a wonderful doctor. Wouldn’t change him for the world.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Cardona

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kowalski

On my first visit, Dr. Jobe explained the procedure including what to expect. He has an excellent bedside manner. Everything he told me was exactly how it turned out. I'm pleased with my choice of surgeons.

J. Barnes Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

Alan Jacobson Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Mittal

Dr Al-Andary is an excellent physician who treats his patients with great care. He is direct spoken and a consummate professional. He listens and has treated me as a human being and not just another number.

Mrs. J. Petrou. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Al-Andary

I had best Heart surgeon in Pinellas County so why not have the best Cardiologist!

Robert E Campbell Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sanchez

Best Dr I ever had. No I'm not his son.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mathias

She is the best!!! I wrote a review last week and she’s still just as good or even better.

NOTHING. maybe coffee and donuts!! ???? Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Dr Jobe and his staff are absolutely amazing.

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Jobe

I found Dr Avery quite concise with her diagnosis and recommened solutions to several of my health issues. The follow up visit after my procedure was informative and I was impressed with the questions she asked regarding my progress.

Ken Correll Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Avery

Location

Northside Hospital

6000 49th St N, Saint Petersburg, FL 33709

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