Doctors Hospital

3651 Wheeler Rd, Augusta GA, 30909

(706) 303-3022

73% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality Awards

Doctors Hospital has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality Ratings

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 146 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 163 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 419 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 73 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 81 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 41 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 155 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 953 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 203 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 79 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 107 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 319 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 58 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 30 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 72 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 256 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 273 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 199 hospital cases and a national average of 232 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 861 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 405 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 442 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 51 hospital cases and a national average of 102 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 241 hospital cases and a national average of 204 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

Complications Based Rating on 31 hospital cases and a national average of 72 cases.

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 60 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

73% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Doctors Hospital
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Respiratory failure following surgery

Rated As Expected in 9 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 3 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
1 Event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Doctors Hospital

3651 Wheeler Rd
Augusta, GA 30909
Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcomed guests in our facility between the hours of 9am and 9pm daily. Specialty units such as Intensive Care, Burn Services and Doctors Rehab may have more restricted visiting hours due to treatments and the special needs of our patients. We understand how important it is to see your loved one while they are here. Our visiting hours are used as a guide, and exceptions can be made if you speak with an appropriate staff member. For your convenience, we have a gift shop, cafeteria and Subway restaurant located on campus.