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Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center

Explore care at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in Lagrange, GA, and compare its services, physicians, and hospital ratings on Healthgrades. Find the best healthcare options for your needs, all in one place.

64%

Patient Experience Rating

Equal to the national average

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 worse than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

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

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

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

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% higher than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend

Equal to the national average

Wellstar West 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%84%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%56%

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%47%

Wellstar West 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%60%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Quick & professional

Teresa Bellone Jul 12 2024

Review for Dr. Fernicola

The doctor is very sweet. She always asks questions to make sure she gives the right diagnosis. She'll even talk with the kids and try to get to know them. There is rarely a wait in the lobby before the appointment. You may have to wait in the room for about 10 minutes before she comes in, but she's...

Ashley Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Schuessler

Left the visit more afraid than when we entered the building. No encouragement or attempt to alleviate stated symptoms, and impersonal bedside manner. The nurses were great, but I would never want to come to this radiology office again. Just deeply disappointed. It was like talking with museum...

A family member Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Taylor

My visit went really well. All of the staff were very nice, professional, and considerate.

Jul 08 2024

Review for Dr. Tucker

Vein surgery on my leg cured the problem. Dr Stewart was warm, personable, and professional.

Melinda Hawkins Jun 29 2024

Review for Dr. Stewart

Location

Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center

1514 Vernon Rd, Lagrange GA 30240

CallDirections

(706) 882-1411

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center located?

Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center is located at 1514 Vernon Rd, Lagrange, GA 30240. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center highly rated with patients?

72% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center?

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How does Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1514 Vernon Rd

Lagrange, GA 30240

Directions

(706) 882-1411