Memorial Health University Medical Center

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average


Memorial Health University Medical Center is a medical facility located in Savannah, GA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2020, 2018)

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • 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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Memorial Health University Medical Center

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%75%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%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%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Memorial Health University Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Lynn Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Laura Collins Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sedory

I have been searching for another GYN since my doctor of 25 years retired in 2014. I finally found a place that works for me. Dr. Bostwick and the staff were great.

JCWilliams Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Bostwick

Dr. Christy, is the best at his medical abilities, bedside manners and an excellent personality. He is a 10 in my book

Alvin Floyd Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

maureen Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Drabik

Everyone was very professional, didn't wait long at all

Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nicholson

A truly amazing Doctor. The man has some serious skills.

Kurt Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

Most pleasant visit.

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

Dr. W. Dixon Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. McCormick

I’m very happy with Dr Kelly and his staff. They did great work for me.

L. G. Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kelly

Dr. Cohen is extremely professional, she listens and takes the special care that is needed on your visit. No rushing and thorough.

Jeannie Sep 09 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Excellent doctor. 5 stars!

Mike Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Kolovich

Dr. Kolovich is an outstanding doctor! My surgery was successful and my experience was always great. He is smart, compassionate & patiently helped me understand my condition and has provided the perfect management fo me. Thank you Dr. Kolovich. You're the best!

Justin C. Sep 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kolovich

Was very kind and professional

Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

I meet with the pa and she was nice and helpful

Linda Santrock Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

I was very impressed with the kindness and professionalism of the staff. The doctor was great, explained everything, and answered all of my questions. Check in was fast, easy, and the wait time was very minimal.

Brandi LeGuin Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Mrs. Manning Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Pandya

Smart, caring and takes his time explaining any issues or concerns.

Casandra Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

This extraction, as I have only had one before, was so very much easier and done by what I think is a much better oral surgeon! I can't say enough good! A truly talented person and quality staff!

Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Christina dampier Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Pearl

Gigi Vincent-Hudgins Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. McIntosh

Yes, it was a friendly experience and my concerns were handled in a professional manner. Excellent service.

Heather Lincoln Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

Dr. Hope is an excellent Orthopedic Surgeon who has a professional and caring nature. Both my wife and I have had hip replacements over the past 8 years and we highly recommend him.

Gino D’Vertola Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Dr. McKeown is an amazing physician. She is a great listener and diagnostician. Her surgical skills are top notch. I highly recommend her.

Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. McKeown

Dr Hope was thorough and spent a considerable amount of time explaining, listening, and analyzing my issues.

Great Doctor!! Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Very Professional , takes time to listen and answer questions, explained the need for my surgery and puts you at ease....I highly recommend him to anyone who asks??

Sally Rumble Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Dr. Heiges is absolutely the best and has gone above and beyond for me. He is very personable and truly cares about your comfort and wellbeing.

Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Heiges

Didn't have to wait long and he is very knowledgeable and professional has a plan to find out what is happening with my back tests galore but no pain relief

Laura Swinson 1 Wid Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. McCormick

Great , educated Dr! I've been using Dr. K for a few years. He and his staff are always ready to listen and explain anything that you may have questions about.

Daphnie Smith Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Kolovich

E. DeLoach Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Palmer

I have been well pleased with the care i have received from Dr. Christy and Gina Soule. I definitely recommend him.

Bonnie Turner Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

Staff is friendly and efficient. Dr. Gaughf is extremely thorough.

Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

Our first appointment was great, waiting on surgery now.

Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Dr Gerald Chai was fantastic, took care of all needs. highly recommended .

Moshe Stein Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Chai

Dr . Gerald Chai is amazing and he takes amazing care of his patients. I am blessed to be his patient.

Moshestein Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Chai

Melissa Gaillard Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moses

After finally getting past the people who answer the phone and talking to manager, everything was handled efficiently and timely

William syling Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kolovich

Dr. Melroy is a true professional with a caring attitude for his patients. He has a passion for what he does and the post surgery results exceeded my expectations.

Chris Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Melroy

Outstanding staff and doctor.

Bob Rifenburg Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

I wouldn’t think of going to any other surgeon. Dr. Hope was very thorough in explaining my options and helping me to choose the best treatment plan for me.

Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Dr. Nicholson was very professional, explained everything to me, and answered all my questions. He has an excellent staff also!

TOMASINA Post Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Nicholson

He is simply amazing! Pays attention to your needs. Explains everything. There’s no need to read between the lines. He provides explanation with tests being ordered and why! There aren’t that many doctors like that now a days! The office stay, ehh. It could use some smiles!

Yvette Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Callaghan

Dr Moon performed a femoral endarterectomy on me in july 2020 Dr Moon is the third vascular surgeon too preform surgery on me and is by far the best

edmund rowe jr Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moon

Always pleasant. Nurses are very gentle and very professional and personal. Dr Cohen knows what meds work for my ailment. Never any long wait to get to see doctor. You’ll be satisfied with appointment and results.

B Woods Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Thank you Dr. Hope!! I couldn’t be happier with my hip replacement surgery from start to finish. My 1 year appointment was just the other day and I feel like a million dollars. I felt like a million dollars almost from day 1 a year ago. Thanks again for giving me my life back!! ????

Anne Lewis Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Donna Elliott Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Very professional and informative. Did not waste my time.

James Foy Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

He listens and is thorough

Nadia R Harding Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Jaakkola

Darla Malmborg Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Campbell

Amber Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Jackson

Met with Dr. Woo to ascertain the need for hip replacement surgery. X-rays of hip and lower back taken, according to my complaint of pain. Dr. Woo confirmed need for surgery. Treatment plan developed stating need to obtain healthy weight prior to surgery to extend life of implant.

Aug 16 2020

Review for Dr. Woo

Dr. Palmer is an excellent practitioner and his team is excellent as well. Always felt cared for, respected, and that I could trust him.

Jeff Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Palmer

I love Dr. Tomus and his staff is some of the most kind and caring people. I’d recommend him to anyone.

Trice Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Tomus

Jillian Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Jackson

I have been going to Dr. Heiges for several years. He has treated my back problems. He’s very thorough and informative. I highly recommend Dr. Heiges.

Helen V Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Heiges

Dr McCormick is an excellent physician. I would recommend him to anyone seeking professional advise.

Jeff McCourt Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. McCormick

BJ Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Marshburn

Dr. Kolovich is highly competent. I also love his caring and courteous attitude to us! Thanks for taking care of our mom!

Tiff Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kolovich

Bow Bows mommy Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gunter

Awesome

Lynn souders Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kim

Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kemp

Dr. Connelly is the best!! He always goes above and beyond for his patients. Explains everything clearly so you can understand it.

Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Connelly

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Crenshaw

He has a great concern when it comes to his patients and he makes you feel real comfortable, I feel Dr. White is a blessing from the creator to help his people.... Anthony Roberts

Anthony Roberts Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. White

Awesome

Cynthia Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Balthrop

Dr. Woo was wonderful. He gave me a Complete diagnosis of my problem and made a plan for me to forward. He was warm and caring. He rocks.

Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Woo

Brigitte Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Jaakkola

Very thorough and complete with details.

Terri Brook Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. McCormick

This week had appt. with Dr. Nicholson concerning a Achllles issue.

Claudia Nestorowicz Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nicholson

I have had two experiences with Dr J. Both have been excellent. He did surgery on my foot in 2012 and I have had absolutely no problem with it!! Great doctor!

Lynda Hall Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jaakkola

Dr. Hope is a great surgeon. He explained everything in language I could understand. He also has a great sense of humor!! I highly recommend him.

Cynthia (Nan) Wallace Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Great people person best three words I can think of. Respectful and compassionate. Ok 5 words

Ben Dees Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kamaleson

Downgraded from 5 stars What is the point of having a physician who cannot be reached because the practice's voicemail box is always full so that you cannot contact him or his nurse or get a call back.

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kalan

Clear information and outlined options. Good wait time. Straight to the point.

Don Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Lisa O. Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

Saw Amy for some minor issues. As always, she was friendly and professional and took care of me quickly and safely. Would highly recommend this practice to anyone and everyone.

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

I went to see the doctor to have a place on my arm checked out. They were friendly and helpful and explain everything they were doing. I would highly recommend them.

JW Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

Precise and focused and thorough. Great experience.

Tom Hassett Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gaughf

Have been patient for many years. Feels like family

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bradley

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Dolor

Dr Wynn takes the time to listen to her patients and answer questions in understandable terms. She is very caring. She pulled me through a hairy situation and I'm thankful for that!

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Wynn

I’ve many needles placed in my knees but this was painless

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hope

Excellent practice. This was my first visit. Everyone I encountered was pleasant and very professional. Refreshing to find an office that is punctual and yet my time with Dr. Christy was in no way rushed.

Todd Foster Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

Everyone was very friendly and Dr. Kolovich was very kind and and took the time to explain my injury to me and what my options were for the best outcome. I highly recommend Dr. Kolovich.

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kolovich

The best of the best. Period.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Royek

I highly recommend Doctor Moore and the staff. My visit was quick but not rushed. Everything was explained and gone over thoroughly and all my questions were answered! Very happy to be a patient!!!

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Ray J. Pfeiffer DOB 09/03/1942 Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Sharp

I would agree that Dr. Elizalde is very professional, kind and thoughtful. He is very patient, always listen very carefully to my concerns and works out the best solution for me. Yes, I would highly recommend Dr. Elizalde.

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Elizalde

He has always been very helpful and goes beyond trying to clear up ear problems.

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Rashleigh

In my opinion, Dr. Daly is the most caring and excellent physician that I could ask for. He takes a personal interest in my health care, carefully analyzes my issues and explains the course of action so that I can understand and be part of my care.

Mark Mamalakis Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Daly

Great experience. Thank you

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

Dr Johnson is very personable and she always makes you feel like you are her only patient. She listens to your question or concerns and you always leave like everything was taken care of. Love her and would highly recommend her

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Mailbox full after listening to the recording and trying to set up an appointment. Ok I'll call back. Mailbox full trying to talk to a receptionist. Cool, guess I'll just die without medication refills.

Alex Conley Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kalan

Dr is always ready for our visit. The best family doctor I have encountered . As a retired Air Force pilot & Airline Captain, I have had many physicals in my life. Dr McElroy is the best.

Steve lamar Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. McElroy

Yes

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Spellman

Location

Memorial Health University Medical Center

4700 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31404

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