Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

72%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

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.

Learn more about our awards methodology

Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

Research hospital performance and talk to your doctor about what's right for you

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).

Learn more about patient experience
71%

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

72%

Would definitely recommend
2% higher than the national average

Wellstar Kennestone 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%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%61%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Nair has helped me tremendously. She listens to everything I say and suggests things I would not think of. Don’t know what I would do without her. This is a great practice.

Fischer Victoria L Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nair

Dr Glass and everyone I came into contact with treated me with the utmost icare and concern

Cadance Olson Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Glass

When I first met Dr. Ho he completed cataract surgery on my left eye in 2017. I returned to him this year to complete my right eye because the left eye was so successful. I have no complications with either eye. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Dr. Ho knows what he’s doing.

Alfred P. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

Dr. Bilotta was just great. Everything a caring physician should be. She took time and listened to me and addressed all the issues that I had through her thoughts, recommended exercises and physical therapy. Just a pleasure to meet with.

Donna Vines Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

I feel comfortable and relaxed. Everything was prompt, no delay. I am satisfied with the service and happy that my anxiety was-alleviated. Thank you

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bonnaig

Awesome surgeon he explains everything and make sure you’re comfortable with the process.

C.Watson Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Starnes

Followup to get my toenails cut/trimmed and to check how my feet are doing. Taken back as soon as I checked in, superb treatment by her and her staff.

Ross Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Clous

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mefferd

She is phenomenal. I have been going to her my whole life and consider her a friend. She has delivered my 4 children and I trust her with my life. Love Dr. Robbins

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Robbins

Pre surgery visit.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Day

I like her! She is informative and easy to talk with, personable and caring!

Anna Guthrie Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Cauthen

B. P. Hartsfield Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Fisher

All of the staff was cordial and professional. I'd recommend Dr. Day for his thorough medical observation and advice.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Day

Dr Cauthen has always been the best dr. Always listens to concerns, covers all questions, makes her patients a priority. I recommend her to everyone I know!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Cauthen

I'm sure that I'm not the only one that finds going to a Urologist a stressful event. It still is for me until "Dr. T" comes in. She is sooo chill; I'm immediately at ease. I'm even comfortable talking about ... well anything with her.

Jay Cortés Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Taghechian

Jaira Arizaleta Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Puentes

This was a follow-up for a previous visit, The pain I had has gotten worst so Dr Glall, examined me took X-Rays and is getting medication for my condition, He is very through. It's always nice when you feel as ease with a Doctor who knows your history.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Glass

Samuel Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Light

Debbie Griffin Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sheikh

Dr Benedict is excellent and professional and conservative. I have two cataract surgeries performed by him and I experienced no pain or complications. My wife also had two cataract surgeries by him. I highly recommend.

Don Mills Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Benedict

The office staff seems nice and Dr Cauthen was friendly and seemed knowledgeable and experienced. I will return to see her and would recommend her to others.

Remeka Turner Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Cauthen

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ho

DEENA DUCKETT Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Barrack

Shes very smart, personable, and takes time with her patients.

Tommy Thompkins Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

Dr. Swayze and his staff are always so courteous and pleasant...plus he is an excellent surgeon!

P. Terrell Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Swayze

I was very pleased with Dr. Neesmith. He was attentive and caring. I'm very happy with him!

Judy Beale Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Nesmith

She was awesome, knew her stuff!!

Scott Olschansky Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Dyer

She delivered my baby and was super patient the whole time, didn’t push me to have a Cesarean, she followed the plan, very encouraging. The pre natal care was great, always checked everything was okay, she made sure I was comfortable the entire time

Gaby Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Taghechian

Today was my first visit with Dr. Bilotta. She was wonderful! She explained everything in great detail!

Pam Ramsey Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

Dr Kuczmanski was very thorough and attentive. Much appreciated!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kuczmanski

Wonderful dr . Great bed side manner i would recommend him to my family and friends. He actually listens to his pati.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kauffman

Dr. Street has been my trusted Doctor for many, many years. She is very thorough, and always takes the time to listen to you, and helps to explain any questions or problems you may have. She’s calm, gentle, and kind and never rushes the appointment...truly a wonderful Doctor!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Dr.Reyes is an outstanding Pulmonologist. He is kind, cares about his patient and keeps in direct contact with you answering your questions. Not always sending you to someone in his office to talk to. He is very knowledgeable. I highly recommend him.

Barbara S Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Reyes

Very timely, very professional, tells you what to expect during recovery, and allows you to ask questions. All my visits have been extremely positive experiences and I would highly recommend Dr. Burris to anyone.

Sean T. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Burris

Always great care and timely with appointments. Dr .Swayze has replaced both of my knees. I’m pain free and have enjoyed returning to my daily walks!

Muriel Cash Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Swayze

A wonderful personable doctor. Very knowledgeable and thorough. Listens and doesn't rush you.

Ms. Colbert Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Was timely both in scheduling the initial appt. and the day of office visit. No long wait times in waiting room or after being brought back to examination room. The doctor spent enough time to understand my condition and give me advice / recommendations on the appropriate course of treatment...

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kuczmanski

I would highly recommend Dr. Benedict. My husband has had cataract surgery on both eyes. I also see Dr. Benedict and when I need surgery, he will be the one I choose.

Sharon Power Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Benedict

Answered all my concerns and issues regarding my vision . I would definitely recommend Dr. Benedict

John Diaz Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Benedict

Dr Glass is a very professional and knowledgeable doctor. No nonsense. Listens to you and knows what’s writing and how to fix it. I always feel I’m with a confident doctor!

All went just right Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Glass

Dr. Bilotta He’s very personable, informative and professional.

Georgia Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

Dr Valvani explained everything in detail. Great visit.

Dennis Burgess Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Valvani

Great visit, Dr Kuczmanski was all about making sure he covered all my needs while helping me with options to best fit my daily activities. Professional and I was in and out quickly.

ERAST Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kuczmanski

He was kind and listened well. I feel like he rushed in while between surgeries, but he tried to make it seem like he wasn’t rushed.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Terrell

Bad knee She spends quality time with you and knows what she is doing

Jack Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

I am a patient Dr. Buress and when I asked the staff for recommendation on Dr. that was personable and would take time to explain and listen I was told to go with Dr. Swaze. He did not disappoint me.

Gwen Ward Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Swayze

Dr. Bonnaig is one of the best orthopedic surgeons that I have seen over the past 40 years. If you are having knee or shoulder problems, I highly recommend him.

PattyC Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bonnaig

Friendly and Knowledgable. I never feel rushed when I see Dr. Terrell.

CWheeler Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Terrell

Dr. French is a wonderful and caring oncologist. Very knowledgeable and kind. Highly recommend.

Kathy Kramer Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. French

Dr. Robbins is a very dedicated physician. She helped me to feel very comfortable during my recent procedure in her office. It was not fun, but went very well.

At this time, I don't feel there is any improvemen Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Robbins

Dr. Street is a wonderful doctor! I’m very thankful to be under her care. She never makes you feel like your just another face but is invested in your health and livelihood outside of her office. So thankful she delivered my babies too!

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Treated me for over two years. Professional and caring. Could not be better

Carl Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kapila

Dr. Street has been my gynecologist for many years. She is always thorough with her care and answers questions with helpful information. She is gentle and kind and never talks down to her patients.

Atlantacomfortnut Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Dr. Street always is attentive, kind, and concerned about any health issues I bring to her. She explains all procedures well before administering them and has a great bedside manner. I would highly recommend Dr. Street to any woman seeking an OBGYN.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Friendly and did a nice job explaining my case and the options for treatment.

CP Morey Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Valvani

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Vannoy

Dr. Brody & Dr. Patel are excellent. I will never use another podiatrist.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Brody

Dr. Street is an amazing doctor! I have been seeing her for over 20 years. She is thorough and patient. She will answer any questions and you never feel rushed!

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Ann Tate Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Baute

????

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hardee

Dr. Day is very friendly and kind. He is very knowledgeable in his field and is very upfront with his findings. He is very honest and will not recommend surgeries that are unnecessary.

Margret Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Day

Dr. Nesmith is amazing. I felt very comfortable and well informed regarding my condition. He explained everything well!

Georgia Brown Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Nesmith

The best cardiologist I've ever been to. Would recommend for anyone!

Jennifer Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Baute

Nurse was really great. Professional and friendly. Dr. Cholera, as usual, very professional and straightforward.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chopra

Dr.Robbins is amazing. Very thorough and really shows interest in her patients. Left a wonderful doctor in TN and Dr. Robbins was highly recommended. Thankful I found her.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Robbins

I have been a patient in this practice for almost 40 years. Dr.Street is a terrific physician that I would HIGHLY recommend.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Dr. Borger is professional, He listens to concerns, is informative, and provides a very comprehensive exam.

Emily L. Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Borger

Dr Kuczmanski was very thorough and I would recommend him.

Barbara Plotner Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kuczmanski

My favorite doctor. Very personable. Has already done surgery on my right shoulder and it is 100% better.

Greg Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

My visit with Dr. Burris was exceptional. He listened to my concerns and worked with me to address those concerns. I would highly recommend Pinnacle Orthopaedics.

Gail Thomas Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Burris

Dr. Rhyant is thorough knowledgeable and caring. He ask the right questions and gives answers that make sense in every day terms to your concerns.

James M. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Rhyant

Dr VR is by far the best oncologist I’ve met. She is so down to earth, and her and her team make you feel so special and like a friend. She has a special quality that many Drs are missing, compassion, understanding and she is a serious advocate for her patients. So thankful I found her!!

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Volas-Redd

Went in for a knee injury. Dr. Starnes was knowledgeable and thorough and used simple language so I easily understood what was happening. Highly recommend.

John McHale Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Starnes

I’ve seen Dr Kuzmanski for many years. He has always been dependable and kind. I am grateful for him putting my shoulder back together after an accident. I’ve seen him for other things as well. I Highly recommend Dr Kuzmanski

Carolynn Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kuczmanski

Ashley Sewak Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Holcomb

Dr. Burris is professional. Always offers good advise. I have a lot of trust in him. I have referred friends to him or Pinnacle. I think they are the best orthopedic group in our area.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Burris

Dr. Starnes is wonderful. He has successfully performed multiple surgeries on both hands. I highly recommend him.

Judy Stewart Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Starnes

Very patient. Explained his plan for testing but gave info regarding what the problem was not. Also, explained what he expected and the plan forward. I look forward to the next visit and pain resolution.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Terrell

Dr Street is a very very smart and caring MD. She pays attention to all the details regarding your health. I trust her completely.

Leah Urben, RPh Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Street

Vicky phillips Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Burris

Easy simple aftercare visit. Prior I had a fractured humerus, totally pain free since surgery.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Terrell

Dr.Moore done my back surgery in Aug of 2014. He is by far the best around! I love the staff, the professionalism & level of care provided before, during & after surgery! I wouldn’t recommend anyone else!

Kimberly W. Jones Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Swayze

I saw him for my shoulder. Ended up doing surgery and it's been a very smooth recovery process thanks to him and his team during check ups

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Bonnaig

I saw him years ago and then lost touch. After looking for a doctor who actually would take medicare I found him again! He is friendly, thorough and spends time. It was a joy to see him again. I'll be back!

Elizabeth Hoeveler Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lockwood

Dr. Al is an excellent gastro dr. He always takes time to listen and genuinely cares about his patients. I would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for an experienced gastro specialist.

Jamie Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Al-Awabdy

Outstanding knowledgeable dr. who has treated all of my family going back to 1980's . He is attentive, professional and does not waste time in getting your health issue diagnosed and treated. He gives options and let's you choose... I look forward to seeing him and his nurse, Anna each time.

Wanda Mizell Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Glass

Very efficient, positive, and knowledgeable.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bonnaig

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

Dr. Bonnaig diagnosed and treated my symptoms on my first visit. He was professional and thorough. Many thanks Dr. Bonnaig. L. Robinson

L. Robinson Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Bonnaig

I have been going to Dr.Street for over 30 years and love her!!! She is the best and really cares about each and everyone of her patients. Highly recommend her, but not sure she is taking new patients.

Carol D. Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Street

After avoiding dentists for most of my life (heehee), I just love Dr. Toral and her whole office!!! I would NEVER go anywhere else!!! Seriously!!!

Norma Wallace Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ardeshna

Excellent service. Very kind and prepared to explain what was the problem quickly and efficiently with a set of solutions.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Bonnaig

He was quick and to the point, immediately identifying the problem and prescribing the treatment. One of the most professional, efficient providers I've had.

Carl Dishneau Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Beach

He’s very efficient.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Starnes

Brian Dasher Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bilotta

Location

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital

677 Church St NE, Marietta, GA 30060