Advocate Sherman Hospital

76%

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


Advocate Sherman Hospital is a medical facility located in Elgin, IL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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™ (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™ (2018)

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

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

12 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
  • 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

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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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Advocate Sherman Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

Advocate Sherman Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%60%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Desai is an excellent doctor! He really takes his time, speaks to patients like they're family, and really goes the extra mile to ensure excellent care. His office in Plainfield is very nice, clean, modern, and comfortable. I highly recommend! 10/10

Kevin Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

He's very pleasant, but not very good at his job. Questionable cleanliness for procedures, and his staff is horrible.

Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Roth

Ray B. Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

A+++

SG Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Memon

I have been Dr. Wicks' patient for several years showing continued improvement under his care. He gives you the time to explain things very clearly. His staff goes out of their way to give you any assistance required with a smile.

Marilyn Kramer Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Wick

Dr Vento is one of the most caring, thorough and competent physicians I have ever seen. He follows up religiously and always has the patient’s best interest in mind. I highly recommend him.

Richard Stiles Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Vento

David K. Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bohnenkamp

bryanhales Sep 09 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Mind-blowing experience too much Helping staff & had a great experience with Dr. Ankit Desai! Very supportive. Best Retina Specialists Plainfield, Joliet, IL.

roghernails Sep 09 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Bob Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Merlo

Excellent physician. Caring. Competent. Just a great person.

Adonis Foss Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Troy

I trust him. He is truly concerned with his patient’s wellness. Was very through and answered all my questions

Bob bernacchi Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Rahman

Yes. And Dr Heffelfinger. I trust them with my sight.

Elizabeth C Deskins Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Quartetti

Is very impressed with Doctor Rays knowledge and thoroughness of reviewing my case with me

Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Ray

The doctor is very thorough what he’s doing.

Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Damaraju

Muniza S Nasim Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Azer

He listened and explained everything that would be done. He replaced my husband’s hip last June and he couldn’t be happier with the results. He’ll be replacing my hip in November and then both knees after that.

Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Morawski

Very friendly. Answered all my questions thoroughly. He's fixed my wife in the past. Great surgeon. Shows compassion

Helmut Ott Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chhadia

Nice visit. Did not have to wait long to be seen. Everyone was friendly. Dr. Wu listened, explained problem, and provided several options for course of treatment.

Brad Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Wu

Amie Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Graff

Prompt and thourough

Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Jalal

Gives the time to explain complete treatment. Never feel rushed

Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Rosner

The staff was very attentive and caring. Dr. Sostak was a great listener and explained my issue and options very throughly. I did not feel rushed and I also appreciated his follow up after my first visit. Thank you Dr. Sostak. I would highly recommend him.

Jeramy Parsons Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sostak

He taught we a lot. Took time to explain everything. I appreciated his caring demeanor and had a clear cut plan for me. I would recommend him to everyone. Finally I had some answers that I needed.

Francesca Jahnke Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Arora

more fun then the democradic convention

Charles (. C. Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Dallas-Prunskis

Glad to see that patient service is still a key focus for physicians.

Aug 26 2020

Review for Firas Dairi

I've gone to Dr. Q. for years because I trust him.. When I went to him the first time he immediately recommended that I go to a particular specialist and I was so pleased he did that. I have all good things to say about him.

Jonel Near Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Quartetti

Like Dr. Wendel very much. Happy to see him back at FVO.

Melissa Hultz Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Wendel

Dr. Heffelfinger is always professional and caring in providing treatment for my vision problems. I trust him completely and you can too!

Teresa Grow Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

Dr. Khurana is a fantastic doctor. Not only is he extremely skilled at what he does, he is kind and understanding. And he doesn't judge. I really appreciate his efficiency and his input as a doctor.

Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Khurana

Great Dr. Very caring and genuine

Tami Buttrum Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Wendel

I had cataract surgery and follow up visits by Dr. Heffelfinger. He was very caring, explained all my questions regarding surgery and takes as much time as needed for his thorough follow-up visits! I would definitely recommend him!

Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

Scott Mueller Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Doctor Peterson is seriously THE BEST DOCTOR EVER ! His bedside manner is impeccable ! he’s never in a rush asks so many questions, and always makes sure your healing great & comfortable !

Katrina Barbosa Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Peterson

I am very happy with Dr. Petrucci and his team. He replaced my right knee 3 months ago, and I will be having my left knee replaced in a week. I couldn't be more confident in his ability and professionalism.

Pam Odgers Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Petrucci

My first visit with Dr. Wendel was pleasant and easy going. He was informative and willing to take time to talk. He's also a funny guy that loves joke and enjoy the company of his patients.

Steve Knight Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wendel

He explained everything in great detail. I have confidence in his expertise.

Lori Renzetti Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Torosian

Sue Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Chura

Dr Ahmed and his staff have saved my life. I've been deteriorating for years and they have turned my life around. Super responsive and caring always.

Kristina Oster-Cermak Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

Have complete trust in Dr. Petsche. Did not rush appointment. He listened, gave me options and seems to care about his patients

Janet Hoffman Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Petsche

Disappointed and confused Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sakka

Dr. Peterson is an amazing doctor and surgeon. He is compassionate & very professional. He has excellent bedside manors and truly cares about his patients. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND him to anybody. Thank you Dr. Peterson.

Martin F Johnson Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Peterson

Dr Quartetti was extremely pleasant. He thoroughly explained my eye problem and gave detailed instructions on treating it. I also appreciated that my appointment was on time as scheduled

Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Quartetti

Dr.Jalal is always welcoming.

Linda Ruhaak Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Jalal

Highly recommend!!

Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wendel

Dr. Wendel was very kind and thorough. He fully explained everything I needed to know.

Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wendel

Efficient and complete. Very friendly!

Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chhadia

She takes the time that you need, and listens to concerns.

Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Demarco-Paitl

Aug 16 2020

Review for Dr. Wu

great

A A. Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Dallas-Prunskis

nancy Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Roth

Very helpful and informative. Explained everything very well to easily understand.

Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mazurek

Emma W. Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Saguil

Ken Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Matteini

Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Demarco-Paitl

I was treated very well by both Dr Izquierdo and Marie Rivers. Very caring and Dr Izquierdo does excellent surgery

Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Peaceful, cheerful, professional.

Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

Efficient practice, Dr is friendly and explains everything well.

Susan A Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

Alex Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Excellent, great doctor. Prompt and timely service. Very good experience overall.

Mansoor Abbas Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Stinson

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kuesis

First meeting with Dr. Wendel after Hefner's retirement. He was cordial and friendly. Seems to be a "people person". Visit was routine. Will see him again.

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Wendel

James Kriss Aug 06 2020

Review for Nikki Blackman

Long-term patient. Complete confidence in skill and opinion of Dr. Heffelfinger.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Korzen

Dr. Hefflefinger has been my doctor for about 20 years. His care and attention to my concerns has literally helped to save my vision. He has always listened to me when I have had issues and dealt with them quickly and appropriately!! I trust his care and judgment.

Mary Elliott Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

The visit went very well. They were very thorough with all of the testing that the made. Dr. Heffelfinger also was very thorough with examining my eyes for glaucoma, etc.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

G. D. Haney Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Heffelfinger

Had both shoulder replace and are very happy with the results and Dr Alpert

Ray Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Alpert

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Beaird

No follow up as promised.

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hamada

I have been seeing her for years. She is very personable. I completely trust her as she has helped me every time I needed her.

Molly Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Paradis

The staff and Dr Sostack were very friendly and they explained everything to me and answered all questions to my satisfaction.

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sostak

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Oommen

Well run office. Dr Palmer was very confident of his abilities. Had surgery June 29th and was home same day. Recovery has gone remarkably well. Thanks Dr Palmer for a job well done!

Jim Clancy Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Palmer

All went well!

Judy Daily Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Copley

Dr Peterson was enthusiastic and professional. When viewing both x-rays and MRI, he took the time to point out various abnormalities and then explained the condition in terms I could understand. He answered all my questions and did not appear rushed. I’m trusting him to do the surgery necessary.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Peterson

Dr. Bector is capable and professional.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Bector

Dr Petrucci has provide me excellent care fior my knees and for my broken hip bone....and he is a Doc who has an excellent ability for me to communicate with about how I feel and what I need help with.

Rich Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Petrucci

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Munzir

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Anand

Dr. Chhadia took the time to listen and asset the best approach to address my situation for resolution.

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Chhadia

Chicago RN Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Katsamakis

Dr Pillsbury is a a friendly, competent, and easy to talk to nephrologist. Her staff is also one of the best around.

Elias V Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Pillsbury

Listens well & friendly. Explains everything to reassure you. Very good doctor!

Tracy L. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Petrucci

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Goel

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

Excellent doctor.

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Rosner

Karla Martinez Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Seigle

I ve known Dr Goldrath for years. He was always a leader in new and innovative treatment.I am very pleased with the professionalism and his willingness to listen

Larry Bress Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Goldrath

Dr.Keller was very kind and explained things to where I could understand I appreciate that thank you ...

Lou Ann Wangerow Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

We always have a good visit seeing Dr. Kellar. He is exceptionally knowledgeable and always has an answer for a problem. We are so happy to have him as our pulmonologist. Very caring doctor.

Richard and Harriett Fehns Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Great pulmonologist!! Very likable, up to date with latest treatment. Had a great first visit. Highly recommend him with anyone with lung problem.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Dr Wick has the knowledge to treat kidney disease with intelligence, expertise, experienced staff and compassion. A stand out professional in the nephrology profession.

Michael Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wick

Kidney Stones Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Khanna

Great explaining diagnosis and treatment plan

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Freedberg

Location

Advocate Sherman Hospital

1425 N Randall Rd, Elgin, IL 60123

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