Northeast Georgia Medical Center

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% 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.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

1 rating was worse than expected

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

8 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Northeast Georgia 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%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%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%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Northeast Georgia 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%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Marie Pierre Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chillemi

Erin K Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Little

Erin K Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Beebe

I have been going to Dr. Harris for at least 10 years now. She is so well-educated about Endocrinology. Also, she is very kind and patient. One of the best doctors that I have ever had!

D. Landis Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Harris

Shelley Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Abdou

My treatments are always started on time and the tech is so caring and a pleasure to us.

Clifford Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Had a very informative visit with Dr. V. Great bedside manner and answers all questions.

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Vassilev

Dr. John Vachtsevanos is the best surgeon ever. He replaced ligaments in my knee that were torn beyond repair. He knows what he's doing. I'm able to walk again because of him. I would give him 100 stars if I could. Wonderful doctor! Highly recommend him.

Dot Garrett (Dorothy) Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Vachtsevanos

Great visit.everyone is always friendly respectful

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. McHugh

I am so happy to hear that my best doctor still here, God bless him and all his medical staff! I will be happy to see him again, he is very patient with me and professional. Thanks to him , I have been taking care of my sleep disorder very well and all my other health problems.

L.TBR Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Carroll

I arrived early and was called to the room and seen promptly. I had a lot of questions, and Dr Dold answered all of them.

Judy Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Mrs. Jani Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Leach

I’ve only been seeing Dr. Harrison for a few months now, but it feels like he’s been my physician for years. He’s so personable and makes you feel right at home... His LPN Barb is awesome also!!

F. Jones Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Harrison

Dr. Dold and his staff make every effort to listen to your concerns, then diagnose, and treat their patients with dignity, and respect. They are excellent at what they do, and how they do it.

Ralph E. Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

He is very kind, understanding and knowledgeable. His staff is very flexible too if you have any needs and they will go the extra mile to get you connected to the right resources for help.

Taneisha Auville Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

A dorsal bone on my right foot had gotten infected and 2 Podiatrists could not mend it. It progress to Cellulitis and Septic Arthritis. Dr. Dold took care of this with Antibiotic drips and oral antibiotics.

Ed Higgins Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Dr. V is very Professional and informative. He takes the time necessary to answer all concerns you have, A very good listener. HE HAS SAVED MY LIFE AND CORRECTED MY ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON WHICH AVOIDED TWO ADDITIONAL KNEE SURGERIES FOR ME.

Gary L. Sprouse Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Vassilev

Simply put - Dr. Dold and his staff are genuine and just plain nice. I really don't feel like a statistic. I feel like a valued person.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Tina Campbell Schmid Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mullis

This is the best surgeon on the planet He has done Two surgerys on me and I would not dream of going to anyone else.

Daren Mitchell Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Marascalco

Hrs been my doctor for 4 years, he's good at what he does

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Julie Booth Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Abdou

She is the best Gyn I have had in a long time! Feels like I have known her forever and she is so compassionate! Will refer all my friends and family to her.

D Abernathy Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bounkeua

Mohini Singh Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Gulati

Mohini Singh Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Flickinger

Did not spend much time with the Dr but he was up front and thorough on my evaluation

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Vassilev

I had been on anabiotic‘s for six months with no results. I switched to Dr. Dold. , he changed up my treatment and within a month my infection was cleared up.

Deborah Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

VERY GOOD

CHARLES A, BRAY Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Muy agradecido una atención excelente gracias x todo ????

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Farley

I want said thank you Dr you save my life.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Winston

My experience was good but I am really concerned that one of the assistants didn’t wear her mask all the time. She had it around her neck just not over her face at all times.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Koch

Dr Dold and his staff are all very courteous, knowledgeable, and friendly.

Brenda Cheek Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Farley

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. John-Kalarickal

D. O. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Vayalapalli

Dr Bush is very knowledgeable and did a recommendation for treatment that was exactly what I needed. Explains clearly and was prompt and on time. Highly recommend.

Don Gienger May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Bush

B. Turner May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Excellent, knowledgeable, caring, skilled doctor at an outstanding practice

J Walker Smith May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Quinn

I was referred to Dr. Dold from my Pulmonary doctor after being diagnosed with a MAC infection. Dr. Dold immediately starated me on anti-biotics and has been great to work with. This is a 12-18 month treatment and Dr. Dold's office has been great.

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

No problems. All went well as expected.

Randall Lee Meadows May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Camilo

May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lake

He is very thorough and kind. The office staff are friendly.

AC May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tirado

S. Williams May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Patricia Charles May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bandi

He was very professional and knowledgeable!

AR May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

She is a wonderful physician.

V.T. May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Walia

Dr. Walia is a pediatric GI doctor that knows what she is talking about. She is a great asset and takes excellent care of her patients.

DT May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Walia

Dr. Walia is a competent and caring doctor. She’s immensely helpful and empathetic. Highly recommend her for any pediatric GI problems

May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Walia

Dr. Walia is professional, experienced and caring doctor. She cures with care!

Laadi May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Walia

I have been a patient of Dr. Ayinala for a long time he is one of the best doctors around he is very attentive & knowledgeable about my condition. I am very grateful he is my doctor.

Sonya Jackson May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ayinala

Vita Beall May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Fogg and her staff were efficient and friendly. They took time to listen and make me comfortable.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Fogg

Laura Posey May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Clark

Dr.farley is amazing he fixed the mess i called a right foot .he is kind and courteous i would highly recommend him for any feet related issues 1000%

Sara Porter May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Farley

Dave Altman May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Quinn

Doctor Vassilev always takes his time to review my chart and ask how I am doing. He is extremely courteous and his staff is always friendly. I'd recommend him to anyone.

RJ May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Vassilev

Dr. Newton is a perfect family doctor. He listens, respects patient’s ideas. I feel I get great care.

Katharine Clinard May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Newton

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

We had a telavisit and it went very well. Dr. Fold not only gave me a full review of what my treatment plan will be but also attentively listened to my questions and answered them to my satisfaction.

Kathryn Roesler May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Barnett

Compassionate with great follow up.

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dold

Dr. Carroll has always taken a lot of time with me and addressed my concerns. I have been grateful to have found him.

LJD May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Carroll

Dr Quinn is a very nice and cordial doctor. Was very caring and thoughtful to my concerns. Would definitely recommend him to anyone who wants good bedside manner from a doctor.

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Quinn

Dr. Harris is, in my opinion, a very caring and competent person. She has been very helpful to me regarding my thyroid issues. I highly recommend Dr. Harris if you are having any endocrine concerns.

CHERYL FREDERICK May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Harris

Judy A. Bertoson May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Munn

Excellent care from Dr Brown for the last 3 yrs. wonderful staff too. Highly recommend him!

Sandra Moss May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Murphey

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Carey

Dr. Brock treated my husband who had prostate cancer. He was kind and compassionate and very skilled. We moved away from the area but my husband continued to drive a long distance to be seen by him.

Nancy Lee Clark May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Brock

Excellent doctor

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Walia

Karen Chitty Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Vachtsevanos

He has completed 4 surgeries on me and always done an awesome job

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Nixon

Dr Massoud saved my life in 2008 and was the most caring doctor during my recovery. If I ever get hurt again, I pray that he is my surgeon.

Kathy Lynes-jordan Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Massoud

Staff was great even with COVID protocols. Dr. Nguyen explained things so thoroughly and was so kind he put me completely at ease with my upcoming procedure. In fact he is treating both my husband and myself.

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Robert and Debra Pierce Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wheeler

Clayton B. Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Reddy

Clayton B. Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wood

Clayton B. Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kallab

Dr Cronic is a very personable Dr he takes the time to get to know his patients and understands their concerns and personality. Most Dr's in today's world rush you in and out. That doesn't happen with Dr Cronic.

Julius Sells Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Cronic

Awesome brilliant Doctor. She’s very thorough and knowledgeable. A talented healer.

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Olejeme

Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ellis

Nice personnel Always felt comfortable Would recommend to anyone

Mary B. Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Farley

Always easy to schedule, no waiting on day of appointment. Always been a good experience. I have been seeing Dr Harkrider for at least 5 years.

W. C. Eddy Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Harkrider

I've seen Dr. Sharpe on two seperste occasions for different procedures. I couldn't be happier with him, his nurse and his entire office staff.

France Gosnell Apr 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Been going to her since 2009. Love her.

Melony Smith Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Blevins

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Abdou

He has been my Doctor for a while. He takes the time to answer all questions without you feeling rushed. I highly recommend him and his practice!

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Hsing

Linda Newell Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Black

Erin Birdsong Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Vayalapalli

Todd j Milner Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Winston

Richard Di Angelo Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Sheila Dianne Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Forrest

Dr Kimsey Is a caring and kind Dr. who always takes the time to listen to you, He has been my Dr for over twenty years I think he is the best!

Malinda Mauldin Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Kimsey

Ron P. Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Akosa

Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Barrett

Dr. T is great! He is my mom’s , step father’s, both of my son’s and husbands doctor and of course mine! The whole family see’s Dr. Terrelonge!

Meilin Hernandez Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Terrelonge

Location

Northeast Georgia Medical Center

743 Spring St NE, Gainesville, GA 30501