Putnam Community Medical Center

62%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average


Putnam Community Medical Center is a medical facility located in Palatka, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, General Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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™ (2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

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
  • 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
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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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64%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% lower than the national average

62%

Would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

Putnam Community 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%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%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%65%66%

Putnam Community Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is personable, willing to listen and answer patient questions and concerns. He & his staff are also thorough, quick to pick-up potential side-effects based on bloodwork, and immediately notify patient and work for a solution.

Chuck P Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

I had a great experience with Dr. Baird on my total knee replacement. It's been 5 weeks and I expect to be, close to, back to normal fairly soon.

Nicholas Bradley Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

She is the best, kindest and most personal doctor you will ever have a chance to meet. Very professional and knowledgeable doctor. I know I'm in a good hands as her patient.

Jamie Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Assefa

On my first vista I found the doctor has a very nice bed side manner. He was honest, to the point and told me what procedures were right for me per my diagnosis. The doctors also reviewed all of my X-ray and MRI results.

Bare facts Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Monzon

yes

Charles Downs Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

Great bedside manner. Took all my concerns seriously & didn't reccomend unnecessary test or procedures.

Trisha Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Great doctor.

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Myself, family members and friends have been going to Dr. Ainsworth for years. I would not go to anyone else and neither would they. I love his staff. They are always caring and kind. They try to work around your needs.

Penny J Hoffman Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ainsworth

Jimmy Bege Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Alnabki

CSNF staff and facilities are safe, friendly, and well organized! I only had lab work done today, but everytime I see Dr. Moezi is a blessing. He has treated myself and my family. Without his care, possibly none of us would have survived. He is a true healer and brilliant doctor!

Dr. EPM Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr. Thieleman is one of the finest, most down-to-earth, professional Doctors I have ever had. He listens, he hears, and he teaches. Perfect bedside manner and helpful in every way

Randy E. Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Thielemann

Assume family at csnf go out of their way to make you comfortable knowable and almost forget where your at

tim flanigan Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Excellent experience with My New Primary Care, Dr. Assefa. She was thorough & a very good listener. I feel positive I have made a great choice. Her Nurse was very helpful, informative & kind, which was a welcome change.

Kelly R. Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Assefa

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Vindas-Cordero

I will recommend Dr Baird who did a very good job on shoulder surgery for me and for my son

David Royer Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Dr moezi is wonderful love this manl

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Donna M Roberts Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Eldick

All the office staff was very kind and considerate. Helpful in every way. Dr. Salzman was very professional, made us feel very comfortable. Easy to talk to and easy to understand. We left knowing we would be taken care of for the procedure.

Michele Jeffries Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Salzman

My visit was amazing. He definitely care about his patients !!

Palana Dixon May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Very caring, very patient.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Seijas

Love this Dr . No’s his Business

May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Ansaarie

Whitney A. May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gaines

This was my first visit wi Dr Alnabki and he was very nice and explained everything well. I hope to see him on my next visit

Pamela Soliz May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Alnabki

Very good, professional. Answered questions. Very thorough. Nice staff.

Doug Crews May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Salzman

I have been a patient since 2005. Love Dr Khatib. He has provided me when nothing but excellent service I have recommended him to many people

Phillip witherspoon. May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Personable, friendly and professional. Truly concerned about his patients.

David Gaither Imbs auf Ingabritzin Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Alnabki

Dr Limeras is an excellent Internal Medicine Specialist that is very, exact, competent and has a great bedside manner. He will take the time to treat you.

Jimmy Bege Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Limeres

Amazing family of caregivers lead by the great Dr.Moezi Under stressful covid precautions staff take to be super supportive of patient and family. Such a blessing. Best team ever!?????

Daryl Ann Matthews Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr.Sasseen is excellent. Very attentive to my concerns and very flexible in his treatment approach. Thankful to have him.

Craig from Crescent City Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sasseen

Dr. Moezi is my champion for my cancer recovery. He looks out for all my needs.

Frances Calhoun Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Been having same problem last few appoitments but no real resulation

Mendenhall Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

During this crucial time that we’re in concerning the coronavirus, I am glad to have Dr. Moezi on my team overseeing my overall health. He truly is a champion advocat for the entire medical field as well the oncology profession.

DT Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Karen Eastwood Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Excellent results after full knee..

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Patricia Pearson Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Vindas-Cordero

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Seemed a little slow at first. But when I got into the room all was forgiven. They took the time to take care of all my needs.

Arnold D Ball Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Excellent experience. No nonsense doctor who is short and to the point.

Annemarie Mussoline Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

It was a very pleasant visit. Everyone was friendly and knew their jobs. I was well pleased.

Edna Rivers Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Great visit

William Langston Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Very helpful and courteous staff. Treated with the best of care. I feel that I’m in the best of hands with the expert care provided.

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Salzman

Excellent service, highly recommended Dr. A+++++

Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

He is a great doctor, great caring for his patients, I can’t express how good it feels to have a doctor care so much, no matter how many patients he has.

Bruce Fordering Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Dr. Dejuk have being working over 40 years as an internist so his experience speaks for itself. Thanks for being great all the time

Gigi Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Dejuk

Absolutely top notch physician in his field. Very easy to talk to. Excellent staff. Would highly recommend.

Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Excellent doctor

Gigi Bellas Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Maco-Flores

It was a great experience and I would highly recommend him.every one at the hospital was also great

Delores Grover Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

He' a very doctor with a wonderful staff.

Joe Chambers Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

quick ,complete and concise

Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

100 percent would recommend Dr.Moezi and all the staff make you feel good from the time you enter the facility till you depart sometimes I forget why I am there awesome place

Michael Dunn Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr. Baird is easy to talk to and he explains things well and seems to be in no hurry to get me in and get me out like so many doctors do.

Debbie Florence Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Very professional and a great job!

Lena Crain Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Salzman

Dr. Moezi is an extremely compassionate and attentive physician. He takes time to listen to his patients and is very reassuring in his response.

Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

The office staff is efficient, polite, and highly capable. Dr. Oesterle himself is knowledgeable, pleasant, and thorough. He spends time with his patients.

Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Oesterle

I have been a patient of Dr. Moezi for over 4 years. Each visit is enjoyable. Dr. Moezi is always pleasant, professional exceptionally intelligent and down to earth friendly. I am thankful that he choose this profession and he is my Oncologist.

Roy Auld Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

This visit was only for lab work. Staff is always friendly and helpful.

Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

5 star Md

G-Man Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Assefa

Horrible would not see me because I’m A new patient my insurance picked this doctor out for me and they would not see me at all

Steven Jan 20 2020

Review for Dr. Assefa

I would, without reservation use this physician. I found his staff,as well as the Dr , to be caring & attentive to what I had to say. Particularly what I would expect & any concerns I may have the operation.

Elmer (Bud) Eskridge Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Baird

Dr Khatib is amazing. He really listened to me and went the extra mile to help me.

Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Have known Dr. Khatib for many years. Has always provided me with the a professional diagnosis for my best heath scenario. His skill set if excellent.

L. Cook Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Very out going professional staff that really cares about their patients make you feel like you're family in great hands.

Howard Vanderpoel Jan 10 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Khatib

All workers make my visit a memorial one,every time i walk through the door i feel safe and happy for i am here with employees that really care

Jan 03 2020

Review for Dr. Moezi

Jan 02 2020

Review for Dr. Limeres

Dr. Baird has wonderful professionalism. His bedside manner at appointments and surgery is wonderful. I was so at peace right before surgery

Sara Dec 29 2019

Review for Dr. Baird

These folks are just the absolute best in ALL categories. They are quick to get you in for appointments, kindness, helpful, considerate. They are the absolute best.

Linda Bailey Dec 29 2019

Review for Dr. Baird

. Dec 28 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Awesome, friendly staff! Very patient and ready to assist your needs

Tina Juchniewicz Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr. Salzman is an excellent surgeon. He is very caring and professional. I would highly recommend him to others.

Nov 28 2019

Review for Dr. Salzman

Dr. Baird and his PA, Kylie Schrade are excellent providers. They explain things in terms you can understand and are very caring.

Nov 28 2019

Review for Dr. Baird

I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND DR. BAIRD. HE EXPLAINED EVERYTHING TO ME AND TOOK AS MUCH TIME AS I NEEDED TO UNDERSTAND MY PROCEDURE. I FELT COMFORTABLE WITH HIM FROM THE START.

Nov 24 2019

Review for Dr. Baird

Nov 23 2019

Review for Dr. Monzon

Excellent doclor. I have confidence that he will continue to provide me the best care.

Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Khatib

always friendly ,upbeat ,interested in whats going on with you ,goes beyond what other doctors have made us expect and I have much respect for him and his staff I will always recommend Dr. Moezi to everyone

edgar todd Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr. Moezi is very detailed and has been great. He helped me to get better. I would definitely recommend him. I met Dr. Moezi while in the hospital and am so glad he is my doctor.

Nov 07 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Knowledgeable, friendly relaxing individual

Nov 01 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Margaret Yocom Oct 30 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

The doctor might be great but the front desk is a real dog nasty attitude just because that first impression will go else were.

Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Prakash

very likely to reccomend him wholeheartedly!!!

Oct 18 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr. Pulido was very attentive to my husband's needs and did not rush us through the appointment. Very likable personality.

Darlene Oct 15 2019

Review for Dr. Pulido

He is a very smart,caring doctor. I am alive because of him.God bless him and his family!

Andia Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr Salzman and the OR and PACU nurses were great. They took great care of me and kept my family member comfortable and informed during my procedure. I would recommend this group to anyone in the Putnam County area seeking medical help.

Oct 07 2019

Review for Dr. Salzman

Dr. Khatib is a living example of medical excellence. In addition to immense knowledge, skill and experience as a clinician, he's authentic, encouraging and a pleasure to know. I am lucky to be his patient.

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Khatib

Jennifer Beasley Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Takes time and shows compassion.

Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Zabad

Caring, Compassionate and thorough. He is responsive. I am very pleased with him. He is our family doctor.

Ricky Bybee Sep 17 2019

Review for Dr. Dejuk

I had my first visit to Dr. Baird on Wednesday, 9/11. I was extremely pleased with the facility, staff and Dr. Baird. Everyone was friendly and very helpful.

Kathy Sep 16 2019

Review for Dr. Baird

Personable. Expert knowledge in current research in treatment of a variety of cancers. Takes time to answer questions and verify your understanding. Patient focused.

Rebecca Solberg Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

very clean office. the staff is very nice and helpful.and the dr. takes his time and explains to you whats going on and answers your ? so you can understand.

dominic esposito Aug 25 2019

Review for Dr. Baird

to the point MD.

Richard Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Dr, Hull is one of those rare doctors who listens to his patients and spends the time necessary to get to know them and to understand their needs and concerns. His staff is kind, extremely competent and caring.

Carole Martin Aug 20 2019

Review for Dr. Hull

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Meta

Having had MM for more than 20 years, I can comfortably say that Dr Moezi is the most competent oncologist/hematologist for that cancer between Miami and Atlanta -- not that there are better physicians in either city.

Ralph Hampton Aug 01 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

I've been going to Dr. Moezi for more than 10 years. He is great. Always thinking of the patient first, polite, considerate, talks to you so you can understand. He has a great staff that is always there for you.

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Moezi

Location

Putnam Community Medical Center

611 Zeagler Dr, Palatka, FL 32177

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