Community First Medical Center

44%

Patients that would definitely recommend
26% lower than 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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
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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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48%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
21% lower than the national average

44%

Would definitely recommend
26% lower than the national average

Community First 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%72%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%67%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%50%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%73%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%36%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%56%66%

Community First Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%41%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. was knowledgeable and provided effective options for my problem. Uses combinations of medicine, therapy, and natural supplements to find best fit for patient. Would go to again, and have referred family members as well

Thomas W. Sep 17 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

good experience with everything

James P. Sep 16 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Dr. Podromos diagnosed and performed arthroscopic on my knee.

Anonymous Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

He made me stop smoking 6yrs now.i was on 2 packs a day.

Alfredo ortiz Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Black

Dr. Prodromos was willing to explain every step of the way, made me feel comfortable, listened, and was able to help me recover from an injury that had previously lasted for over 2 years. As a current medical students, the qualities he showed me are ones I strive to emulate in the future.

K. R. Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Friendly, efficient and listened

K Thompson Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Wlodarek

Wonderful doctor. I have no hesitation to recommend. Dr. Liyanapatabendi is always available. He keeps going my health. I’m glad and happy to be his patient.

Lawrence Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Liyanapatabendi

Dr Prodromos was very professional and efficient. After 30 years together, he seems to me more a friend than a doctor.

Stephen A. Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I had a great experience with this provider. I came here to get a second opinion for my knee injury. I received a PRP injection, and did therapy 3 times a week. I am so glad to see results and so happy that I can go back to being able to do the activities I love. Thank-you so much!

Aijan U. Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Andrew H. Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I've been seeing Dr. Podromos for 7 years and never had a bad experience. He's highly knowledgeable in his field and cares for his patients. He tells you the truth and gives you a real diagnosis that goes beyond the injury.

Madison L. Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Malapati

Dr. Prodromos is extremely knowledgeable and was able to properly diagnosis my injury very quickly. We tried 2 modes of treatment which yielded fantastic results.

Shawna R. Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Murray W. Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Always puts patients care first above all else.

Jon E. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

25 years after Dr. Prodromos did ACLsurgery on my knee, it developed arthritis. The PRP injections I received helped me go from limping in pain back to almost normal activities.

Teri D. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Awesome Doctor and staff !

DERRICK CALHOUN Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Rosenstein

Cindy Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Wlodarek

From my initial call, I was greeted by Laura who is very pleasant. I really enjoyed Dr. Prodromos cool demeanor. He is very easy to follow and I was not confused about what I needed to do next.

Robynne S. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Ed Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Chundi

Anonymous Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Kasia Milewska Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kul-Lipski

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Discussed knee issue for several minutes and developed solid plan to correct.

Michael M. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Cyndi schacher Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Murtaza

Rae Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Wlodarek

Hetal S. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Exellent. what I expected from an experience professional.

Thomas T. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

it is 100% positive - i highly recommend dr prodromos.

Barry D. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

He showed great interest in my care. Mary Ann Portman, MD

Mary A. P. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

C. F. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Wlodarek

I do not recommend!!!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kul-Lipski

JMS Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pasquale

Great doctor will listen to you as long as needed. Will actually examine you and is not afraid to touch you.

Joseph S Gilleran Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Scaramella

Dr Prodromos was very attentive answered all my questions and has done everything he possibly could to get me back to normal.

Jacqueline S. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Steve Apt Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Yang

George Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Yang

James Holman Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Yang

His lobby wait time may seem long, but you will understand why once it is your turn. He politely and professionally takes his time with his patients (I can only speak for me), to comprehensively address and treat my medical issue which I appreciate.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

he was thorough, decisive, gave me confidence in the procedure

Giovanna J. Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I was in the office for about an hour and saw Dr. Kaz for maybe 3 minutes. His bedside manner leaves a lot to be desired. He seemed unconcerned about my concerns.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kaz

This was a waste of time. This doctor has no personality and explained nothing to me.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Pagani

thorough and informative.

Kent R. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Rock

Caring explains condition and possible treatments

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Malko

The providers are wonderful, caring , professionals.

G. F. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

great provider, would recommend!

Donald V. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I like it, it was little far to drive, 90 miles round trip but it was worthy

Peter Z. May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

very good

David V. May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Damaris A Perez May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Alshahrour

Very rude towards my mother , due to her insurance plan. Money is his concern. Not your health

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Malapati

the best doctor ever

beata michalik May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Fedirko

Doctor Habib removed part of my kidney which had tested positive for cancer. The surgery went well and my recovery has been good. He explained to me what was going to happen and did just that.

Michael Helffrich May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Habib

Pauline Vitello Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Roy

Dr. Marjon Kowalczyk! Very great doctor... He is my primary physician and does listens all your concerns patiently. Feel really good whenever I visit him.... Thanks

Ewa Jopek Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kowalczyk

Phil G. Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I ended up in the hospital very sick and having an asthma exacerbation. After 3 months of being sick Dr. Rosenberg got me well again after so many Drs at other hospitals dismissed me. He has a great bedside manner and I’m grateful I was lucky enough to be his patient.

Renée Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Rosenberg

He was my second opinion and really glad I went with him. He does things different but in a good way.

Gary C. Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

My neck harts a lot due to the car accident. I had laser treatment several time because I had whiplash. The treatment helped a lot, and the pain eased a lot after several time laser treatment. I also had the physical therapy, and I totally recovered in one week with four times visits.

Anonymous Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

T. K. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

30-days after the injection the pain in my right knee was completely gone and I returned to regularly playing golf.

Michael K. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I was unhappy with my experience during my visit with Dr. Kowalczyk. Billing is very tricky with this practice. They seem to follow their rules.

Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kowalczyk

Tiffani J. Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Overall I am very happy with Dr. Prodromos. I highly recommend Dr. Prodromos.

C. C. Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I was given the news that I had torn my meniscus and was quickly presented with all the options and recommended the best possible course of action. This helped me to get back into all of the activities I loved as soon as possible with as little recovery as possible.

Anonymous Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I learned a great deal about my hip! But when the diagnosis was 80 % efficacy i was elated! After many years of reduced activity I am now looking forward to outstanding golf!

Raymond B. Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

I really enjoyed his calm, friendly and "non-aggressive" attitude towards treatment. Surgery was not his go to which brought me comfort. The whole experience was favorable. As a nurse practitioner I would recommend confidently to any person. Thank you, Maureen

Maureen S. Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Rosemary L. Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Always a good experience. Listens to my needs and works with me to achieve maximum healing.

M. R. Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

made me feel relaxed while going through my issue...thats very important to me

Anonymous Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Was thorough in explaining my heart procedure. Visits are on time and professional.

Ed Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Loutrianakis

Nena Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chandra

I had a breast augmentation 10 years ago and just had an exchange. Process was easy just like the 1st time. He's a pro!

Shandra S Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Speron

Dr Yang is the physician in charge of my brother Alejo Poveda,who lives a Chicago,USA. He intervened him highly successful today -this morning - at Amita Hospital .

MSc. Jorge Poveda Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Yang

Nina Pugh in Chicago, IL - Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lipinska

Dr. Dukarevich is an ER doctor at Little Company of Mary's Hospital in Evergreen Park, Illinois. She is the worst doctor I’ve ever encountered and she should never be allowed to practice in this country. She is unprofessional and has not compassion for people.

Kashunda Dockery Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Dukarevich

surgery was great and painless, if you follow the steps Dr.Prodromos provides for you, you'll be on your feet in no time, highly recommended.

Jeffrey D. J. Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Doctor is very friendly and very knowledgeable, however, office rarely returns any important calls. for example still waiting 6 entire days for new pain med as promised. Seems like NO ONE cares! Multiple messages left, NO ONE ever calls back. Six 6 days!!!!!!

Lidia Stalinsky Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Rock

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Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Grandinetti

Very professional and making sure you understand your diagnosis and procedures. Dr. Vaselopoulos is very knowledgeable and makes sure all tests are done to prevent future issues. I definitely recommend him without any doubt.

P. Souferis Feb 16 2020

Review for Dr. Vaselopulos

Very knowledgeable and great staff! Well run office!

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Schubert

Dr Forys is a very good doctor. He cares and listens , and that matters to me.

JP Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Forys

I partially tore my ACL and went to two other doctors. They insisted on surgery. I came here and Dr. Prodromos recommended given the situation, surgery should be avoided. Five months later and a second MRI my ACL is now healthy and I'm ready to get back to playing competitive high school sports.

Jackson S. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Instantly knew what was wrong, solved the problem, and was great with following up

A. R. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Prodromos

Nadine Lloyd Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. D'Silva

Dr. Tiesenga always available to see and a great doctor and surgeon

Jacqueline Green Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Tiesenga

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sosenko

The utmost professional, conciwe and empathetic. His thoroughness and honesty played a major role in saving my life.

Gregory K. Porter in Chicago, IL - Feb 02 2020

Review for Dr. Habib

Outstanding Experience & Knowledge. Dr. Dalka takes the time to delve into a patient's medical history and relate to the patient as a person. Very gentle yet very thorough. Highly Recommended.

Edward Marcoline Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Dalka

Fantastic doctor has taken care of me for over 25 years He is the reason I'm still alive God bless him

AlanKurpiewski Jan 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wiacek

Dr. Yanovskiy operated my ruptured ankle tendon. He did a great job and I am recovering pretty quickly. He is professional, knowledgeable and concerned about my condition, monitoring my healing process. His office team is always friendly and helpful.

Bogdan Grygiel Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Yanovskiy

A very good doctor. He makes sure you don't have a heart trouble. Takes preventive measures. Follows up with patients that are at the hospital.

Donna Z Jan 13 2020

Review for Dr. Fishman

Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Drazkiewicz

Dr. Tiesenga is such an excellent doctor. I am so satisfied with my results from my surgery.

Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Tiesenga

Location

Community First Medical Center

5645 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60634

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