Sarasota Memorial Hospital

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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78%

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

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

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%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

We like the way Dr. Nguyen takes the time to explain the treatment he's recommending and the end results he expects. He answers all questions in away you the patient understands.

Jonathan B Lee Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Consistently excellent care

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Farooq

Dr Rabins has been my primary care for about 5 years now. He's very thorough, professional and personable. He has my highest recommendation.

Tom F. sarasota July 2020 Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Rabins

What a terrific Dr. a great listener, I never feel rushed. She got to the bottom of my illness last year, & made some medicine changes that helped immensely.

Ann Capobianco Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ngo-Blagden

Great Doctor who takes his time and explains things.

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Feiertag

Marie Valentine Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Perry

Debbie Dayton Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hoertz

Great doctor, who listens to his patients.

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Altemose

Dr Patel is the most compassionate and caring doctor i have ever seen in years. He listens and is so concerned about his patients. The best of the best

Kitty Beller Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dan Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Brugger

Dr. Rizzo has been my doctor for well over 5yrs he is top notch very caring and listens to your problems you are having and forms a plan to best take care of said problem he and his staff are well informed and very professional i highly recommend Dr. Rizzo

louis Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Rizzo

Great, appt on time, competent and helpful.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Altemose

I highly recommend Dr. Pail to anyone who wants a Dr. who is knowledgeable, has a great bedside manner and listens to you. His staff is great too.

Vicki Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Pail

Dr. Yunis and his staff are amazing! I highly recommend them!

Brian P Gurchiek Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Yunis

Debbie Caseley Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Frank Dillon Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sugar

very compassionate doctor.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Hohnwald

Just had my right knee totally replaced by Dr. Page. The experience was everything you would want from your Dr. Every question I asked was answered with compassion and easy to understand. Dr. Page’s staff is wonderful.

Bonnie Leighton Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Page

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Manuel

Denise Niblick Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Crager

Great personality. Great work on my shattered shoulder. But he does have to introduce himself to patients!

Linda Niemczyk Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Page

I found him to be knowledgeable, professional and efficient. His office staff was professional and pleasant. I was able to get an appointment quickly and left the office in much better shape than when I went in.

Dolores Busillo Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yenari

Dr. Brugger is not only a great surgeon, but he is also very personable. Takes the extra step to always explain things in simple terms. He put my mind at ease going into surgery and the results were better than I had hoped.

Aaron Denault Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Brugger

I never wanted to have surgery.... of any kind but Dr. Weber highly recommended that it was time for cataract surgery, in both eyes. Dr. Weber is patient, thorough, extremely accomplished and my surgeries were a breeze! I recommend him, more than 5 stars... more like 10!

Philomena Manzione Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Outstanding Practice Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Stephens

John Pratt Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Bhullar

Sara Lee Strickland Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. John

Very happy with results!!! I was in good hands with the doctor and His staff. Very knowledgeable!!! .Would highly recommend!!!

Lauren Walsh Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Yunis

Not very caring

Frank P Cedrone Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Collins

Martha Shirley Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. McBride

Very positive experience with Dr Harper and his team. Very professional and knowledgeable. Following surgery for debilitating back and leg pain I woke up with no pain. I would recommend Dr Harper to anyone with similar issues.

Carmen Rhoden Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Harper

Excellent

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Tingle

Timothy Coxson Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Silverstein

My husband and I both found him to be calm and caring. We have never been rushed out, and I would recommend him to anyone.

Lanny and Joyce Dingman Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Diaz

I went to Dr. Schofield for a second opinion regarding surgery for my very painful shoulder. He recommended that I not have surgery and explained why not and that was the right decision. I did physical therapy and in six months or so my pain had dissipated.

JanetS Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schofield

Kathleen M. Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Moulton

I was very pleased with my visit with Dr. Yunis. he is a very sweet and understanding man and answered all my questions. I feel very confident in his care, and am looking forward to the procedure.

Doris Caplan Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Yunis

Wait one is minimal. Staff is friendly. Dr. Mamus is knowledge and takes the time to speak with you.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mamus

Very happy with our visit for me and my husband. We were also thankful that he wore a mask.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Altemose

Erika Fowler Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Brugger

VB - Sarasota Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Niffenegger

John N Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ly

My mother and I both see Dr. Barron. He has been taking care of us for many years. We are Very happy he is our cardiologist.

Jean and Gail Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Barron

Carolyn Suda Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Marsh

This is the best most knowledgeable doctor you can find. He changed my life not only with his incredible surgury he did on me. But also about how to live my life to avoid future problems. He is a very caring and knowledge man. Thank you doctor

William Aquilla Harkins Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Feiertag

Terrific Doctor! Thorough and takes time to explain situation. Especially grateful for the personal call back during Covid. High recommend this doctor and the staff.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sassaris

Anita Marshall Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sallapudi

Jen Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Widmyer

Jim Roemer Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Very happy with the respect I was given all the way through to the completion of my surgery.

Kathryn S Lenton Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lahners

Michael Higgins Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Silverstein

Rufus James Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Anderson

She is a vary caring doctor who takes her time and does not rush.

Doreen Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Canada

I enjoy my visits because the decor of the office is pleasant, and so is the attitude of everyone that works there.

Edward Senior Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Bhullar

Dr. Banker is very knowledgeable and thorough. I was concerned about my situation and he took the time to explain my condition, it's cause and treatment. Putting my concerns in the proper perspective.

Jack Feldstein Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Banker

Teak Senior Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Bhullar

Dr O'Neill did surgery on my ankle a few month ago. I would highly recommend him. Great doctor!

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Tamara Johnston Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Love how thorough Dr. Rell is when making a decision on how to treat pain/injury.

Kelly O Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rell

SD Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Engel

Dr O'Neill did a great job on my ankle surgery. (I know because of several other knee and ankle surgeries!) Recovery went really well. I had great care at SMH for my surgery, as well at Kennedy White Orthopedics.

Diane R. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Dr. Pandya and his staff are amazing. My whole experience was very comfortable and informative. I’m so thankful to have found him .

Kayla Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Pandya

Great!

James D. Calder, PhD Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Altemose

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Chvotzkin

Outstanding

David Levesque Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lahners

Great as always

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Doan

Joyce Hannah Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Niffenegger

I have been a patient of Dr Gapin for several years and have always found him to be an excellent listener, always explaining what he is doing and prescribing. I never feel rushed during my appointments or in discussing any health problem with him.

Walt Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Gapin

Very professional and caring your not rushed through the appointment.

Bruno jankauskas Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Cefalu

Dr Yunis was great From the he day he called me to discuss the cancelling of my surgery due to the lock down of elective surgeries and the day of my surgery. Pre and post. His office has done a terrific job of communicating before and after my surgery.

John N Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Yunis

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Mandel

All areas of the Center for Sight were social-distanced and each station was sanitized. From the doctor (Shoemaker) to the techs, all introduced themselves, explained procedure and made you feel at ease. I feel very confident going forward.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Shoemaker

Dr Swanson is thorough and caring

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Swanson

Love Dr Swanson. She listens and cares about what you are saying!

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Swanson

Dr. Lahners was very friendly and excited about making my vision the best it could be.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lahners

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wolf

Dr. Stolarski is the best orthopedist in the area, and I am very confident that my upcoming hip replacement will be successful. He patiently answered all my questions and provided the helpful information that I needed.

Judy Culbreth Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Stolarski

Always a pleasure to meet with and listen to your thoughts. I feel he is always willing to be preventative and not rush into medications. Have recommended to many friends and family and will continue to do so. Great doctor and pleasant staff.

D. Lane Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bentze

He's THE BEST! Super good surgeon. He's brilliant. Skilled surgical hands and has a great personality. His PA Donna is brilliant too. I highly recommend him. ??????

Virginia Kear-Goode Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Mayer

Randy Servello Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Yunis

Excellent physician!

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lahners

Rudest office staff. 3 calls to try and book as my primary. Spoke to 2 different ladies and both were equally miserable. I guess he has enough business to allow his staff to be so insensitive.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Dunn

He is professional, explains the issue well, and was kind.

Cheryl Hutchinson Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Mandel

Very satisfactory experience. Knowledgable and comforting.

Joseph LeVasseur Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Mandel

Great doctor preformed surgery on me for kidney stones.

Kim likins Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Curtis

Doctor S. Is excellent but patients should be required to wear a mask. I was the only patient wearing a mask today.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schofield

I always recommend Dr. Schofield. In my book is the best shoulder doc around!!!

Tonya Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schofield

After going over things and getting the x-ray. Dr. Mandel was very clear about what was going on in my foot and that I would need to repair it immediately. The office was able to schedule my surgery, right away. I trust the surgery will go well and I'll be walking soon enough.

Mark C Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Mandel

Dr. Silverstein‘s professionalism & talent provided a highly effective outcome. He and his staff have been very accommodating and supportive from operation to follow up visits. Anyone needing orthopedic surgery would do well selecting Dr. Silverstein.

Anthony Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Silverstein

Moved along and plenty staff to implement procedures

Karen Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Banker

I’ve been in recovery for one a half years thanks to doctor Melo. I was still in denial right after treatment but he helped me get on track and didn’t give up on me. No doctor has ever done that for me.

Walter J Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Melo

patty s. Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Yturralde

Well worth the wait! What a very educated and down to earth doctor. I felt so comfortable.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hoyte

Barbara Brantman Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Soscia

great staff always pleasant and very helpful Dr Scolfield awesome DR

Chris Rigos Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Schofield

Excellent as usual

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schofield

Location

Sarasota Memorial Hospital

1700 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34239