St. Joseph's Hospital

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average


St. Joseph's Hospital is a medical facility located in Savannah, GA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™, Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, and more.

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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2018)

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • 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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

St. Joseph's 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%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%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%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

St. Joseph's Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Lynn Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Laura Collins Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sedory

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

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

Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nicholson

Great surgeon. Very professional staff.

Keith Gadson Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sutherland

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

Kurt Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

nice man great doc

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Weeks

Dr. W. Dixon Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. McCormick

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

Yes, he did my LASIK surgery back in 2000. It was awesome. He recently removed a cataract and that was perfect as well.

Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. McLaurin

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

Definitely encourage people to contact Dr Hagerty for pain management. He is straight forward and truly has the patients interest at heart

Rich Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hegarty

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 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

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

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

A very nice bedside manner - very knowledgeable and helpful - he has recommended and tried other pain relief options - I don’t leave his office feeling like I have to accept my fate – I leave feeling hopeful

C.M. Delk Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hegarty

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

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

Dr.Wilson explains my issues with my knees and ankle, he even went as far as to explain that he wasn't an ankle expert ... But he didn't give any follow-up plans

Mandie Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

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

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

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

Dr. Sutherland is a fantastic doctor. He is caring, compassionate and above all honest. He does not waste your time or money.

Nothing, things were exceptional. Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sutherland

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

Dr Ravri is a great doctor. Very knowledgeable, patient and with a very rare quality, he listens to you and discuss your issues given you full attention. I highly recommended him.

Lorenzo and Georgina Corripio Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ravry

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

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

Don Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Have been patient for many years. Feels like family

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bradley

Excellent professional service.

Mallory S Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

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

Dr. Boland is one of the finest ophthalmologists on the East Coast. I would recommend him to anyone, whether they live in Savannah or not.

Harry Dixon Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Boland

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

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

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Rashleigh

Great experience. Thank you

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

JJ Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Woo

He is very professional,attentive and compassionate. He comes highly recommended by current patients and has not disappointed. He was on time and on message in my visit.

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

This was my first visit with Dr. Alexander, he was very impressive After looking at the x-rays and telling me what he thought it was probably. Gave me a shot and I went on my way. What a find gentleman.

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Nice, professional, and personable. The doctor was patient and explained my procedure in layman’s terms.

Susan Claudette Tucker Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. McCormick

I really appreciate them peeing so much on time. I also heard that doctor Goldberg will recycle to self-pay patients some of the medical equipment that we used to no longer need. I think that is very important in today's world I look forward to bringing back the boots.

cynthia e etz Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Dr Gerald Chai is one the best physicians we know we are am honored and blessed to know and to have him as our doctor The staff is excellent Dr Chai is a blessing to us and to our world Pastor Charles V Carnes Dr Vicki Patryla

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Chai

Dr. Alexander listened to my concerns and made good suggestions and several opinions!

Brenda Roote Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Dr. Hunter is ok but his staff in savannah (nurse) is rude and doesn't call you back when she says . Waiting on test results are nerve wrecking enough without not being able to recieve them . Don't matter how good a doctor is if he has a bad staff it reflects on him or her .

S.Tremper Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hunter

Dr. Wilson explained everything about my procedure and recovery. I never felt that he was unconcerned about my progress nor that he was to busy to listen to my concerns and answer my questions. I would definitely recommend him to anyone.

John Brown Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Dr. Palmer was extremely compassionate. He listened to all my concerns and answered all my questions as well as expressed his. I am grateful for his expertise in making me healthy again!!

Ashley Murray Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Palmer

Amazing Dr and staff. Answered all of my questions and was always willing to help. Dr. Elam and staff made me feel comfortable with every step of raising a child easy and was very thorough at every appointment even during the Telamed appointments during the shutdown.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Elam

Had hip replacement surgery and he did an excellent job. Explained details, great office demeanor, very professional and knowledgeable.

Paula L. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Christy

Very pleased with Dr. Sedory and Optim Orthpedics. Great results from my Rotator Cuff surgery. I have recommended Dr. Sedory and Optim Orthopedics to both family and friends, and would definitely use them again.

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sedory

Been seeing Dr J. off and on for years. He was originally recommended to me by an Orthopedic Surgeon in Atlanta and I wasn't disappointed. He is the best and I'd trust him with any body part. Takes time for opinions and questions. Also, kudos to Bill and Brandon.

Jo Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Jaakkola

Dr.Jaakkola is simply the best! Two surgeries and a recommendation to the best physical therapist,and i am able to walk pain free for the first time in decades. He is always patient and answers all the questions you have. Bill is the best as well. Calm and confident.

Sheila- Savannah Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Jaakkola

Dr. Heiges has been very wonderful. Always explains everything clearly. I am so grateful to have been accepted as his patient. Thx Doc ,

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Heiges

Great! He is a very skilled and professional; takes time to explain all, very concerned about his patients. Wonderful bedside manners, we have been seeing him for 20 years

Annita Gordon Mills Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Carpenter

Great Doctor, Great Staff and Great environment and Office!

Great Experience! Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lawhorne

He is the best, especially if you think you might have glaucoma. I left a practice that almost let my condition go too far, and Dr. McLaurin got me on the right track. Tiffany is awesome as well! You won't be disappointed or regret making that appointment.

Suzanne Montague Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. McLaurin

Dr. Kamaleson saw me for the first time yesterday. He was very courteous, kind and personable. He will be doing Carpal and Cubital Tunnel surgery on me pretty soon and I have no doubt of his abilities. Hoping the pain I’ve been having for years will be a thing of the past soon.

Tanya Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kamaleson

Awesome and very compassionate Best care and excellent staff

Nicole Beaver Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

I can never reach my Dr. it takes days to get a reply or I never get one. The number 350-6000 isn't direct to the office practice. I don't get my refills, he took me off medication and now I can't sleep and the office doesn't respond.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Extremely uncaring, uncompassionate, and super unprofessional.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Murphy

Rude and extremely unprofessional along with uncompassionate.

Miny Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Wanamaker

Dr. Sedory answered all my questions and explained everything to me in detail about knee replacement. He took his time and I didn't feel like I was being rush into making a decision at this time.

J.M. Roper Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sedory

If there is a choice of Dr Hoffman and a veterinerian I would go to the vet. A condescending arrogant man!!

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hoffman

Cleve Latimore Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Moore

Location

St. Joseph's Hospital

11705 Mercy Blvd, Savannah, GA 31419

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