Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast

84%

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


Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast is a medical facility located in Miramar Beach, FL. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery 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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • 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).

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81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

84%

Would definitely recommend
14% higher than the national average

Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%70%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%61%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%73%66%

Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%66%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%79%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Kamel is very professional! He makes sure you understand what his concerns are concerning your situation. His office staff are very polite and caring about you. Their seat in the waiting room is very comfortable! I highly recommend Dr. Kamel!

William Whittenberger Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kamel

Dr. Bawa was recommended to us by several medical professionals. He and his staff were extremely patient and attentive. We actually drove two hours to see him, and it was worth it. His recommended testing found issues that other doctors had overlooked.

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Throughout the entire pre- and post- operative process, Dr Tenholder has been accessible and responsive to my every question and need.

Daniel C Clark Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

He was very prompt to correct the issue as usual. Very professional and very kind. Great personality! Thank Dr Markowski for all you did for me! You’re the best!

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Markowski

Jeremy Skinner Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. McWilliams

ALLMAN McATEER SMITH JR. Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. McWilliams

Debra Foster Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Haufe

I have been a patient of Dr. Kamel for almost 10 years . I could not ask for any better care . He helped me significantly getting more healthy. The staff is helpful and friendly. I trust him 100%

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kamel

Great Doctor that cares and does not rush you like most doctors in this area. I would highly recommend Dr. Bawa

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Today I see Dr. Tenholder for two-week post surgery stitch removal from Mako right hip replacement. Recovery has been smooth and hip function excellent. I am an 81-year-old patient and my wife and I have trusted Dr. Tenholder for our orthopedic treatment and surgery needs for several years.

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

Susan Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Staff is excellent. Doctor Ergin takes the time to answer questions and make you feel at ease. They all go the extra mile to make sure you are comfortable with your health care issues. Scheduling was only an issue due to covid restrictions and new hours.

Sue Smart Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Allergy test completed quickly and results explained. Happy to know there are a couple things to avoid. Thanks!

Dino Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr Ergin is a great doctor. He listens and take action when necessary. I’m feeling much better since I’ve been seeing him.

Fransise Derezil Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Tess L. Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Positive experience.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Markowski

This is the most professional Doctor and Medical staff I have ever worked with. They got me in short order Came up with sound solutions and Also helped my family as well I would give this office the highest possible rating.

Fadil Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Staats

My visit was good with Dr. Bawa. He explains my issues although his not the most friendly person.

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr. Ergin is the best Dr. He explains things to you and listens to you. He got my A1C down I know have my diabetes under control.

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Nurse Practioner Booker is great! She is very thorough and attentive. She takes time to fully answer any questions and provides carefully considered treatment options.

Hank Woollard Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Dr Zielinski has been our family primary care physician for years. His care has been outstanding.

Cheryl Hoey Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Zielinski

Very unfriendly and judgmental doctor. She does not make you feel comfortable, and she is very critical.

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Graham

Today, I had my first doctor's appointment over the phone with TeleMed! It was fantastic! I got the same full medical help, but without driving in the Summer traffic! I highly recommend Dr. Bawa, and the online visit format!

Terry Kelley Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ceydeli

He listened

Heman Wright Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Staff was very knowledgeable and Dr.Ergin was very compassionate and knew what he was doing.

John Moore Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Great care and personality!

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Whitaker

He is a true professional. Excellent bedside manners. Easy to talk to

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

Andre Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

We were taken in less then ten min. The procedures progressed well with very little time between. Great visit!!!!

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

He was a very listening person and does a good job especially for the people who really need it the nurse and staff were very friendly and helpful...

Paul jr Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Montgomery

Very informative straight to the point person.

Traci Medlock Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

My husband and I are very blessed to have Dr. Nitin Bawa as an internist in our community. He takes time to listen in a gentle and quiet manner. It is reflected in the caring attitude of his entire staff.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr. Goeke has always taken care of me its compassion and expertise. Would not go to anyone else.

Jeannie Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

I have seen Dr. Fox twice before and I really like his work.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

.-I am into my third week of recovery and have had no problems. The check-in system has been helpful and i have felt connected to a help system. The pain i had been having has ceased. Very pleased with surgery and treatment throughout the process.

Nancy LLOYD Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Landry

Great Heart Surgeon. I little conceited, but I think that's good. He knows his stuff.

Joe T - Miramar Beach Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Wyatt

R. Lindeman Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

I had total hip replacement surgery on Aug 2019 and started having pain in the area recently so I went in to get it checked out. Very happy with Dr. Goeke and his staff.

Lee Brady Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

Eydie Dianne W Petti Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Aubert

Dr Fox and Staff Outstanding staff. Dr. Fox has a great rep as a Doctor and as a Friend. I am very confident in his advice regarding my shoulder in the short and long term. Art Jean, July 1, 2020

Arthur Jean Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

I am so thankful that I have physicians who care about their patients. Y'all are personal and patient and just AWESOME. I LOVE THIS TEAM

Victoria Lake Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

I've been with Dr. Gilmore for 18 months now and he's down right awesome. He listens, reviews everything and takes action.

Susan Toft Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gilmore

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr Gilmore was very professional about my injury felt very comfortable staff was very friendly and professional also

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gilmore

Dr. Ergin remains very caring. Managing my A1c and bld sugar levels and changing medication when needed to obtain best results. since he advised me to get CGM system and started me on different injectable medication my A1c is within range as well as my bld. sugar levels. He is great!!!

R.Mattingly Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Kevin Locht Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

Understand the complaint of the patient very attentively.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Jennifer smith Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Phlaum

Staff is friendly and professional. Usually no wait. Their medical procedures and advise has been helpful

Martha Woolsey Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

C Wagner Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ruttig

Dr Fox replaced each of my knees, one year apart. I had excellent outcomes. I have nothing but good things to say about Dr Fox.

Carol Stiller Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

I have nothing but good things to say about my experience!

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

Full hip and knee replacement in three months with no problems. Great staff, I couldn’t be happier with the results.

Christopher Broadway Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

incompetent, cause more complications to my condition with unappropriated treatment, be safe find different doctor.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nagrani

She is a wonderful physician. I am a physician of a very different specialty and I absolutely respect her expertise. She is such a kind hearted and knowledgeable doctor. I have wholeheartedly recommend her to my friends and family. We are lucky to have her in our area.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Seales is everything a great doctor should be. He has replaced both of my hips in the last 1 1/2 years and and I’m pain free. I highly recommend him to everyone.

Deborah Tobian Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Seales

Very good visit. I was treated with respect and was very comfortable.

William Brumleve Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

Dr. Goeke has been a great doctor. He has been very caring and explains everything in great detail. He has replaced both of my hips. I don’t know what I would have done without his help. I can now walk pain free.

Jodi Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

Removed a skin growth immediately, I didn’t have to come in multiple times. Dr. Bawa is friendly, very knowledgeable, talented and most of all: I trust him! I don’t go to any other doctor.

Gisele Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

I visited Dr. Bawa's office for laser hair removal with Medical Esthetician Lauren today. I had a great experience in the office and Lauren was wonderful. Very professional and very good at what she does. I'll definitely be a long term client.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

He was informative and took the time necessary to review my case. His staff was on top of check in and processing my reports.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Gilmore

Vickie peppers Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Jimenez

True professional. Answers any and all questions no matter how long it takes, He has done knee replacement on both knees. Am now discussing a hip replacement .

Bob Gyevat Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Markowski

Great visit as always. DR Goeke is excellent and always takes time to talk.

Don H Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

John Outman Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Very professional and courteous.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Gilmore

I received a full hip replacement. This was by far the easiest thing I have ever done. Dr. Tenholder and his staff were so kind and reassuring in making sure all my needs were met.

Dawn Ball Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

It was like going to see your best friend. He took time to explain what needed to be done and answered all questions I had.

Gregory Holcomb Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Kat B. Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Landry

He is fine, his staff is awful, especially the after hours answering service.

nubia F - Female lorelle Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Very good surgeon with years of experience which is always recommended. Wonderful bedside manner. He even gave me his personal cell phone number and called to check on me after my rotator cuff surgery. I highly recommend Dr Fox. Very pleased!

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Excellent. The staff was professional and knowledgeable.

Rod Puleo Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ergin

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Dr. Markowsky is always professional & pleasant. He takes the time to explain and respects your point of view in his plan for your treatment. I always feel I am getting the best of care when he treats me.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Markowski

Actually had his PA and he was fantastic. Thank you

Wandrus Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

KarenMari Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Fielder

I can’t say enough good about Dr Tenholder. Being new to Destin I was nervous about finding a new doctor but Dr Tenholder eased my nerves and made my experience an easy one! Thank you Dr Tenholder ?? His staff is extremely nice which also helped!!!

Carmen Amos Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Tenholder

This gentleman is supportive, explains all options, and really LISTENS to you. He is gentle, and proactive in your care. Not an arrogant bone in his body.

Joan P Sangl Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

Alice Merritt Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Howell

Excellent!

Jane Randolph Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Dieguez-Gomez

J McAdam, Freeport, FL Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Fielder

Alice M. Rogers Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Silver

Shane C Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Georgie J Kelley Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

Excellent clinician, great bedside manner, welcoming office staff.

lisa clark Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Markowski

Bill Tierney Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Seales

I always enjoy walking in the door and seeing such a friendly, helpfull staff. My wait is normally minimal and the doctor is great. Very informative very compassionate and straightforward. And he has a great sense of dry humor. I’m actually starting to catch on.

Tina Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Goeke

Karen P Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

Dr. Tommy John is by far the best physician I have ever encountered. Professional, kind, caring, and friendly. He satisfied all my health concerns, and stayed extra time just to look at additional concerns I had. I cannot recommend a physician as much as I do Dr. John

Austin Edwards May 30 2020

Review for Dr. John

Go here and you will be hooked like me! Been going to his office for 6 years now, never a complaint.

Kory Carter May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bawa

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

Michael Haines May 30 2020

Review for Dr. McKee

Dr. Markowski is a wonderful provider. He takes his time to explain things and answer questions. Highly recommended.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Markowski

Location

Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast

7800 US Highway 98 W, Miramar Beach, FL 32550

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