Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital is a medical facility located in Downers Grove, IL. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

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)

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

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

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

10 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
  • 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
  • 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%66%66%

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%69%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bijari

Dr. Arndt was prompt, friendly, explained my condition, offered suggestions to address it, and answered my questions.

Susan Scott Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Arndt

My entire experience with dr ehmke, and all of the staff at Hinsdale ortho was perfect. Karissa was exceptional. I am very happy to recommend them.

Jeff F Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ehmke

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

I'm very happy I found *Dr. Tazeen.she genuinely cares about my health and quickly responds to my questions in the office.*Dr. Tazeen is wonderful & attentive and very helpful. I wish ALL doctors were as kind as she is.She is simply the best!

Noreen Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Tazeen

Gayle Egan Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Tazeen

Dr. Zajac is caring & takes the time to listen. He is knowledgeable & is willing to answer questions & explain medical information. I would recommend him to my family & friends.

Lynette Beckett Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Zajac

No pain at all during the Kyphoplasty treatment. I felt immediate improvement, and then continued to have gradual improvement after it was done. I would recommend getting it done with Dr. Mataragas to anyone with compression fractures of their spine

B. J. Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Mataragas

Did tests and got the information that helped figure out the problem I have.

Darlene Sheppard Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Furlong

Dr. Sachtleben is outstanding. I have a very high confidence in his knowledge and ability to diagnose conditions. Bedside manner is direct with a caring attitude.

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Great doctor, he listens to the patient and can answer any questions you have.

Aniel P. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr. LaReau, Luke PA, Gretchen, Vicky is a great team! I had hip replacement surgery in July 2020. The team was very professional answered all my questions. I had a very successful surgery. I was referred to Dr. LaReau and will refer him to friends and relatives.

James P. Graham Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. LaReau

My experience is Dr Fakouri was excellent. He listened to what I had to say very patiently and gave me good attention. I would recommend Dr Fakouri to anybody looking for an urologist.

Mohammad Munir Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Fakouri

Bob Shackelford Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Shadid

She’s friendly and concise. She’s always ready to explain complicated procedures in understandable terms.

Nic C Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Elahi

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mehra

I am greatful. He saved my life dealing with my anyurism. I look forward to the follow ups. He is dear to me. Matilde

Matilde P. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Excellent

Mike L. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

After severe back and leg pain for years, it was incredible to fine a practice and a doctor that can truly recognize what the problem is. Dr. Mataragas's treatment plan was focused and effective, and there is significant improvement after surgery

K. B. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mataragas

Dr. Dougherty and staff were professional, informative, pleasant and efficient. Surgery (shattered femur), recovery and follow through met and exceeded expectations.

David S Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Dr. Hartl was very kind and relaxed. She listened a fair amount, however she did not ask much about my previous experiences before she gave advice. While she did have good advise and input, she was not very personal.

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Hartl

i am so very happy to have been referred to and have se lopaa ns hia atff

Mikeoh O. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

he was so great and reasurrig!

Sandra R. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

muy bien nos dio buenas noticias y es muy profeconal el doctor y muy amable

Maura A. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

wonderful

Susankay P. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Laura Moisan Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ehmke

Excellent care and results. I was walking on own the day of surgery. Would highly recommend Dr Ehmke and his staff at Hinsdale orthopedics Ss

Marlene Humbert Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ehmke

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Guirguis

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

Very helpful, humane, on time, returns calls very quickly, knows what she is doing.

Mrs.Mohammed Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Tazeen

Greg Newlin Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Darwish

He’s the BEST! I was just googling Dr Sachtleben to send his info to someone i am referring him to and the number of reviews caught my eye! I tell everyone to see this guy bc he is amazing! Find one other PCP that has hundreds of reviews let alone AMAZING reviews!

Julie Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Dr. Farah Tazeen is very professional and was able to help my mother in a very timely manner.She went out of her way to accommodate any needs she had and help with her meds;

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tazeen

Met very few doctors like him, who goes extra mile to help me with health. Also explain me how to take care of health

Ishaq M. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Chaudhary

Good doctor, good bed side manner. Have been seeing him for over 20 years.

Vern Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Trish Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. LaReau

Christ G Floros Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Tazeen

Ralph Russotto Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Chow

excelente son unas personas muy amables

Delia C. Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

We trust Dr. Lopes and his staff

Priscila B. Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Very much so, Dr. Guirguis is excellent, he saved my life. I have been in remission for 9 yrs. When I first met him at Rush he looked me in the eye and told me the facts in layman’s terms. He honest and most concise. An expect in his field.

Virginia Glassman Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Guirguis

Dr Cline has kept me alive for about 16 yrs in spite of myself! I don't think it's possible to find a Cardiologist with her expertise and most amazing bedside manners anywhere!

Roger Bowling Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Cline

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Short wait time. Very personable and pleasant. Answers all my questions.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

He is without a doubt the finest physician I have ever met.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Udani

Dr. Lopes is very friendly and explains everything to you so that you understand, Woulg highly recoomend him.

Carol M. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr. Lopez is always proffessional and pleasant. He listens to my concerns and explains to me in terms that I understand, He takes his time and do not rush me . Im very pleased with my services.

Kimberly M. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

met him in 2005 and then in 2017. he performed tumor removals both times nonmalignant and as long as he will continue to see me I'll be back and recommend him to anyone who needs to see a neurosurgeon like him.

Cheryn D. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr. Lopez and his staff were all wonderful.

Gustavo L. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr. Lopes continues to impress me with each of my visits. I followed him to Advocate from Rush. He explains my diagnosis and prognosis in a way that helps me to understand and feel at ease. He is always available and cares deeply about his patients. I give him the highest possible rating.

Helen L. Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr.Lopes is very skilled and big hearted man since the first visit and diagnosis I felt very comofrtable and peacful He took his time to make me understand what I am going thru All the people working with him are wonderful Best group of humans

Ella G. Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Agha

Jay Short Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Dana Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lowe

Great doctor. Takes the time to talk to you. Explains things very throughly.

RJD Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Yes, I would. She is caring, thorough. I've gone to her for years and feel she takes care of my issues.

Steph Jul 16 2020

Review for Lindsey Lynch

Dr. GERALD SIMON is the best Doctor on the planet. He has treated my mother for many years and has persevered in a strong determination to address her medical issues. He has a vast amount of patience and has the best smile !!! Irreplaceable period!

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Simon

Honestly- I've seen her since I was 18 and I'm now 33. She was able to correctly diagnose things in me that most doctors missed. The BEST Urogynecologist out there.

Szwartz Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Elser

I've been seeing Lindsey for quite awhile now and it is always a pleasant experience.

Steven Erickson Jul 16 2020

Review for Lindsey Lynch

understanding

Diane P. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

the initial visit has been good.

Anonymous Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

dr informed us of all options and gave us explaination of all test resukts

M. N. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

very satisified

Ralph K. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Follow up for L knee

Kenneth Canan Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ehmke

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Dairyko

The medical service and consultation received by Genesis Orthopedics team, especially Dr. Elliot Johnson, were very beneficial, he took the time to listen, discuss and provide best medical recommendations that were very outstanding, definitely recommend going there without any doubt.

Sam Budair Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Shadid

We are very pleased with the doctor. He is very nice and caring doctor.

Theodore D. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Wonderful doctor, great bedside manner, answers all my questions. He doesn’t act like he’s rushed and doesn’t stare at a computer screen the whole time.

Dawn Matzen Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ehmke

very good

Sharon L. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

helpful and imfortative and caring

Kyle M. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Geralynn Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Akhter

The doctor is very experienced as well as his staff. My family and I have been coming here for the past 3 years. I highly recommend him

Hasan Hamed Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Shadid

The visits with Dr Chow are always fruitful and informative. She is an extremely caring doctor unlike the NANI one in Naperville who discharged me because I could not tolerate minoxidil.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Chow

I am a long time patient. Very happy with the level of caring and service I always receive. I have referred numerous friends and family to Dr. Sachtleben and they have all been equally impressed. I highly recommend him and his entire staff.

Mary L Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Doc was awesome ,I trusted him since first visit. I had two surgery’s with him - same standards always . I’m very happy I met him in my life !

Paul wisla Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

JV Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

Dr. Prabu Is Amazing.

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Prabhu

This is a wonderful, caring Doctor. Staff is fantastic. i trust this man with my llife. thank you

Richard DiBona Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Stephan

I really enjoyed how calm and respectful Dr.Patel is. I was very nervous coming in and he gave me a lot of confidence and hope that things would go back to normal.

Pablo J Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

My visit was quick, informative, and the entire staff was incredibly kind! Dr. Basko is very knowledgeable and always made me feel like my case was her top priority. She clearly puts a lot of care and effort into her work. I highly recommend Dr. Basko and her team for all of your dermatology needs!

Artan S. Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Basko-Plluska

When you enter Dr Denise Furlong's office the staff is very nice, Dr Denise is very professional and she listens to you with understanding how you feel and she is very smart to find what is happening to you

Silvia Campillo Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Furlong

He is a great doctor, solves my health issues

Abirami Thillaigovindarajan Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Very informative. profesional and comfortable

Donald heffernan Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sachtleben

I was extremely scared and he was very comforting

Jennifer M. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr. Lopes spent time explaining the details and answered questions. He was very informative and made me feel comforable with the next steps.

J. D. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

I love going to see Linsey Lynch takes her time to hear you and check you she's caring and thoughtful, awesome. So is her staff.

Doris Rodriguez Jul 02 2020

Review for Lindsey Lynch

Excellent Orthopidic Surgeon

John Kurowski Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Darwish

Great doctor. He doesn't rush you. He explains the problem and possible solutions very nicely. He doesn't put any pressure to have the surgery right away.

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tulipan

Andrea Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Guirguis

Dr. Lapinski took the time to read my entire chart and listen to everything I have had to endure. I am hopeful that this surgery will finally solve the issues Inhave.

Carrie Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lapinski

Kaitlin G. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr. Lopes was attentive and a good listener.

Charles H. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Wonderful experience.

T F. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

great

Leann M. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lopes

Dr. Emhke did an amazing job on my hip repair. He is very thorough in his explanations, care and concern. I would not hesitate to have him do any future orthopedic work I might need.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ehmke

Excellent care no recurring problems after 4 years. Empathetic and caring about total health, not just his specialty.

Randy Byrd Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Wray

Location

Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital

3815 Highland Ave, Downers Grove, IL 60515

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