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Doctors Hospital

Doctors Hospital is a medical facility located in Augusta, GA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, and more.

61%

Patient Experience Rating

3% lower 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.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2024)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™ (2024, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

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

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

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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60%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend

3% lower than the national average

Doctors Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%74%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%50%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%52%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%82%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%47%

Doctors Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I took my 16 yr old son to Dr. Gallagher for a sports injury today. Dr. Gallagher was very kind, and listened as my son told him his concerns, and then the doctor explained what the problem was, how to fix it, etc. everything went very smoothly, and I would highly recommend Dr. Gallagher to any...

Emily Craik May 22 2024

Review for Dr. Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher is very friendly and greets me with a smile and handshake every time.

May 21 2024

Review for Dr. Gallagher

I had to walk-in but it was very quick service and was able to see my doctor

May 20 2024

Review for Dr. Jordan

Fast and efficient office. Dr. Bundy was to the point but still made me feel heard.

Melissa May 19 2024

Review for Dr. Bundy

Good visit, did not have to wait.

May 17 2024

Review for Dr. Bundy

Location

Doctors Hospital

3651 Wheeler Rd, Augusta GA 30909

CallDirections

(706) 651-3232

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Doctors Hospital located?

Doctors Hospital is located at 3651 Wheeler Rd, Augusta, GA 30909. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Doctors Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Doctors Hospital has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™, and 4 more in the past two years.

Is Doctors Hospital highly rated with patients?

60% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Doctors Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Doctors Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Doctors Hospital profile..

How does Doctors Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

3651 Wheeler Rd

Augusta, GA 30909

Directions

(706) 651-3232