Northside Hospital - Forsyth

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average


Northside Hospital - Forsyth is a medical facility located in Cumming, GA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement 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™ (2020, 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 Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

1 rating was worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • 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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82%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
13% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%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%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

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%78%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Cyd Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Wusu

Very competent with very competent staff! Left with confidence that these knee replacements will do well! Everything was precise and time tested!

Vince Haaland Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kress

I visited with Dr. Gulati today for the first time and my experience was very positive. Dr. Gulati was very patient, informative and took her time to address all my questions. I was very impressed with her and trust her recommendations.

Linda M Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Gulati

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Franklin’s for over 25 years. I recommend this practice to everyone!

Karin Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Franklin

Friendly and professional. Puts me at ease.

Deane Cardinalli Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Franklin

Dr. Sharon always takes the time to listen to you. He never makes you feel like you are just a number in his practice. He is an excellent physician and I highly recommend him.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sharon Jr

Dr. Franklin and team are great. I have been a patient for about 10 years and would highly recomme d.

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Franklin

Stacy Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Franklin

Claire H Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Mishra

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Pugliese

Dr. Pugliese is an excellent diagnostician. He answers any questions you may have thoroughly. Would recommend. I have been going to him for about four years.

Michele Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Pugliese

Extremely impressed and satisfied with our interactions. The way you imagine the best of the best doctors can be!

GF Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Boone

Anonymous Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Holloway

great experince

Nichole S. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Park

Lara B. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. McDaniel

Upper Management Staff Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Barbour

Dr. Bhole allowed me time to talk, listened intently and took his time. He thoroughly answered all my questions. Very satisfied with my visit. I would highly recommend this physician and office.

Dean P. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bhole

Amazing supportive team. Had the sleeve, I am recovering well with no complications. Incisions are minimal. Very gentle and easy process.

cristal p Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Mindy Gardner Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Baylin

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenband

She was very helpful and friendly. Took the time to listen to my concerns and explain any and all possible outcomes. Exam was quick, thorough, and painless. Overall a wonderful lady and wonderful doctor.

Chloe S. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Manetta

Will K. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Dr Mcdaniel made me feel right at home cause i was a little nervous. He listens and answers any questions you might have. I'm glad he's my doctor.

U. A. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. McDaniel

Doctor listens patiently. Her voice has positive wibes which makes us more comfortable. Very knowledgeable. Ease in attending patients. You will be back home with positivity.

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Grogan

AnitaS Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Majmundar

i was uneasy at first but he made me feel very relaxed and was very professional.

Evelyn I. Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. McDaniel

Dr. Pugliese is always a great listener and extremely competent physician. I recommend him to anyone!

Scott L Hale Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pugliese

Dr. Johnson, Emily and Brooks are the best! This team has helped me so much!

Stephanie Austin Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Very thorough. Good listener.

Stephanie B. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Holloway

Great experience. Dr Hart gives solid advice and knows his stuff. Fantastic staff. Nurse is a gem. Highly recommend Dr. Hart to you.

JR Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Dr. Hart is very knowledgeable and caring. Can’t speak highly enough about him.

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Paul McGuire Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Coe

I have seen Dr. Velez a few times over the last 5 years including once for major spine surgery. I appreciate his professionalism and ability to put me at ease. He’s caring and patient. I highly recommend him to anyone with spine issues.

Agnes H Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Velez

I have seen Dr Satterwhite for 2 separate issues in the past couple of years. One was for surgery. She is an exceptional Dr. She takes the time to listen and answers any concerns. I highly recommend her and her staff. Sally is great as her assistant. They compliment each other.

Agnes H Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Satterwhite

great experience listening and providing birth control options.

Melanie E. Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Park

She did a great job fixing my Inguinal Hernia, Minimal pain after surgery, She was highly recommended by my Primary Care Doctor.

Javer Vargas Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Reddy

Best experience at a doctor ever. Dr Harley even gives you his cell phone number in case you need him. The office staff is great, especially Jenny and Matt who make you feel very important and cared for.

Rob Shoemaker Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Harley

Dr.McDaniel was very informative! I liked him very much :)

Nina T. Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. McDaniel

I have been getting fillers and Dysport with Dr. Majmundar for years. I always look refreshed and natural after. I cannot thank him enough for making me look less tired. I have deep set eyes and they always look like I did not get enough sleep even when I got a full nights rest.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Majmundar

Dr. M did not rush the appointment and listened to all concerns and addressed all concerns !!! Awesome

Janel V. Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Manetta

TJ Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Griffith

Dr Hart is a well qualified physician who has proven his mettle via many years of experience. I highly recommend him.

Stephen B Barker Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Dr. Diaz is knowledgeable and concerned about his patients. I see him for a herniated disc and would recommend him to anyone with the same injury.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Diaz

This was my first visit with Dr. McDaniel. After moving to Georgia I was recommended to this provider and he was great! Helped me to feel completely comfortable and was very thorough in explaining everything to me.

A. T. Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. McDaniel

Cynthia Thornton Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hart

Dr. Duckett was very informative and personable. I was well informed with my surgery, treatment and recovery throughout the process. My shoulder is back to normal and I am playing golf and tennis once again pain free. Thank you for a very positive experience.

Bill Needham Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Duckett

Dr. Wusu is brilliant, kind, and extremely warm. Without a doubt one of my favorite people, let alone doctors. Would recommend him to anyone looking for an exceptional physician and surgeon not to mention great human being.

Scott Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Wusu

Dr. Belknap is such fantastic surgeon. I had my surgery 2 years ago and I am so thankful I selected him. He was very patient with me as I asked him for a follow up to the follow up to the follow. Your in great hands if you have him for your surgery.

Chris S Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Belknap

North Fulton anterior Hip replacement was great experience from start to finish! Painless spinal anesthesia ,attentive nurses, friendly OR staff and great surgical result with Dr Levine Went home the same day with minor ache only when walking with home PT

Dirk Schrader Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

Dr P found and his PA, Kimberly Paris found the root cause of my sons health issue. It had been missed for two years by a half a dozen other Doctors and specialist

Denny Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Pugliese

He is wonderful doctor. Patient, Kind, explains things well. Very open. Excellent doctor.

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Jordan

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lady

Al Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wusu

Fred Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ambroze

Yes, I would recommend Dr. Decook to family and friends. My knee replacement surgery went well and by following his recommended exercises at home I did not have to have physical therapy

Jo Ann Dunn Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Decook

Very understanding.

Catherine Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Vevera

Great Doctor, Great bedside manner. I recommend him all the time.

Tim Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Glodener

Very nice! Up front.

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Mishra

I had my first Pap Smear today and Dr. Manetta made me very comfortable by explaining exactly what was happening. She also asks all the right questions and makes you feel comfortable asking anything.

Taylor H. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Manetta

THE BEST.

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Talapaneni

He is FANTASTIC. Did very good job of healing surgical wound and was patient and thorough and explained everything carefully along the way.

Pat Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Schwegman

she is an excellent physician

na Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Machuta

Dr. Johnson and his staff are amazing. Everyone is so helpful and always quick to get back to you if you have a question. My surgery and recovery went great. I would highly recommend him. You will not be disappointed. They are a flawless team.

Michelle B Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Franklin

I am not in the baby making years but still feel Dr. Henke gives attention to my needs and Is flexible, easy to talk to, and answers questions quickly with a satisfying efficiency.

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

Very nice visit with Dr. Lady. Very knowledgeable, explained things well, was not judgemental. Liked her approach and recommend her.

Forsyth County Resident Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lady

Great listener, made easy explanations and solutions that will be manageable!

Amanda R. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Manetta

Dr Johnson is a world class doctor with the highest expertise in this field. And his staff at the office (especially Emily) are smart, helpful and responsive. They truly help patients to live their best lives.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

I love the staff here. Very friendly, kind and helpful. I am so happy that I found this practice and would highly recommend Peachtree Women's Clinic.

Dana H. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Manetta

I have seen Dr. Sharon for over 20 years, through multiple pregnancies (including high risk) and procedures, and I trust him completely.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sharon Jr

I've been a patient of Dr. Sharon's for over 22yrs. He is always very personable and kind. I appreciate him taking the time to sit and speak with me and discuss any concerns I may have. You are not just another patient - he really takes the time to know you personally.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sharon Jr

He and his nurse Maryann are very professional as well as the other staff I dealt with at the office and surgical clinic - just a little different due to the present environment but all took proper safety precautions.

Frances Knight Hedrick Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Diaz

Steve Stern Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Mishra

Saw Dr. P for covid19 recovery complications. His attention to details, professionalism, and plan forward was superb. Very caring and nice man, strongly recommend.

JHH Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Pugliese

it was great.

Anonymous Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Manetta

Kendra Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. MacDonald

I would not hesitate recommending Dr. Harley to my family and friends. He is conservative in his approach and is definitely not “knife happy”. He listens and allows me to have a voice into my treatment. I have already recommended him to a good friend who has his initial appointment made.

Frank Armstrong Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Harley

Cordial, informative, and thorough. Offers options available to Afib condition.

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bhatt

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Reddy

She was very knowledgable and made me feel comfortable. She made sure I understood what was going on before I left and answered any questions I may have had.

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Durairaj

She is very personable, thorough and sensitive. A wonderful Doctor and I highly recommend her!

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Durairaj

Elizabeth Connolly Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Jennings

MMR Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Duckett

Jenny O. Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Dennard-Hall

Dr. Sharon is the kindest doctor. He's treated me through pregnancies and beyond. He listens without judging and answers any questions you have. I recommend him anytime I can. The whole practice has taken such good care of me for over 16 years.

Emily in East Cobb Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sharon Jr

I have been with Dr. Henke for years and she has always been super professional. She is extremely friendly and always thorough with her time at every visit. I will be bringing my teenage daughters to her In the near future.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

Dr. Karim is excellent. I would recommend her to others. She understands my issues and is extremely helpful with suggestions. It's nice to have such a caring doctor.

T. Michael Smith Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Karim

I would 100 % recommend Brooke to anyone needing a physician. She is caring, kind and is excellent at what she does. She is knowledgeable and takes time with you to make sure you understand what is going on medically. I don’t like seeing anyone else.

Robin Jul 10 2020

Review for Allison Augestad

Great experience! She is very knowledgeable and compassionate. This provider definitely gained my trust , would highly recommend her to my family and friends. Thank you for being so thorough with my health visit.

Lizetb Jul 10 2020

Review for Allison Augestad

Dr. Vicki Collins Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Mishra

Maria Swancey Jul 10 2020

Review for Allison Augestad

Doctor Wusu and his staff, particular Anish Patel were very professional and personal from pre-op t post-op. When meeting with Doctor Wusu you never felt rushed and he spent the time needed to answer any questions. Both Doctor Wusu and Anish were quick to respond to any questions I had.

John Cecere Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Wusu

K. Quesada Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Mishra

Brooke is an amazing provider! She listens, takes her time and really cares about her patients. She is very knowledgeable and does her best to heal you instead of masking the problems. I have been to a few providers and Brooke is absolutely the best hands down! I highly recommend her!

Sarah L Jul 09 2020

Review for Allison Augestad

The entire staff is friendly and professional . Dr. Franklin has a friendly bedside manner and is quick and efficient. She takes the time to address my concerns. I’m glad I found Obstetrics and Gynecology of Atlanta at Johns Creek and Dr. Franklin. This facility runs as a well oiled machine.

Sue M. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Franklin

Location

Northside Hospital - Forsyth

1200 Northside Forsyth Dr, Cumming, GA 30041

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