Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

79%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

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 worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery

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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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).

Learn more about patient experience
79%

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

79%

Would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%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%64%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%53%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%68%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Spirakes is an outstanding doctor! She is very thorough, knowledgeable and kind. I greatly appreciate Dr. Spirakes-she is the best!!!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Spirakes

I am beyond happy to have Dr. krishnan as my primary physician. She is so attentive and dedicated to her patients. My husband and I love her. She is such an amazing Doctor.

Lidia Mora Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Krishnan

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Acharya

Love Dr. Kandel. She's very hardworking and always goes beyond the standard medical visit. She promptly calls me at home and I respect her tremendous commitment to me, my husband and our health.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kandel

LS Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Bravo

John Lynch Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

Always a good visit with Dr Kandel.

Bev McNamara Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Kandel

Dr. Boyd is my primary care physician. She is friendly and easy to talk to about my conditions. I have found her to be thorough. I have been seeing her for ten years.

Frank Ohmer Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Boyd

Valerie Sigafus Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

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

Dr. Fabrizius is the most thorough, hands-on doctor I've ever had. I trust her implicitly and would recommend her to my family and friends - in fact, I already have.

Linda Murphy Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Fabrizius

Always informent of each procedures , very kind

Coleman Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

I have been seeing Dr. Spiewak for over 20 years. He is an amazing doctor. I wish all my doctors would had the patience, concerns and care for your condition as he has.

Patricia Profit Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Spiewak

I started seeing Dr. Hugar at the Elmhurst Clinic about a year ago. He is a fantastic doctor, 4 of our family members see him know. He takes his time, answers all your questions. He also is quick at getting back to you with your test results.

Karen Rooney Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hugar

Maria B Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kulik

Great doctor

Gina Werner Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Palash

Excellent Orthopidic Surgeon

John Kurowski Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Darwish

Long time patient great and knowledgeable doctor Great bed side manner

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Cheff

Very efficient

Hilda M Moore Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Pantano

We love Karen, she is like having a trusted and caring family member.

Cathy Morrissey Jul 01 2020

Review for Karen Kowalczyk

Have received extraordinary care from Lisa for several years. She takes extra time when she can. She tunes into my level of knowledge, without patronizing. Office staff is hampered by clumsy medical records system, but not their fault.

NW Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Walinski

Grayling Coleman Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

Dr. Krishnan is always kind, caring and compassionate. She is just the right combination of empathy and science. The knows medicine and she cares about you.

David Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Krishnan

Have been very pleased with Dr. Shelnitz over the last 15-20 years. I’ve had all three types of skin cancer and see her every 6 months for a checkup. Would highly recommend her!

Maryrose Tirabasso Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Shelnitz

Dr. is caring and professional. He has been treating my elderly dad for many years for his prostate cancer/bladder calculi. The entire staff is kind which is a good reflection of the Dr. The office is immaculate. Highly recommend

Giovanna Betinis Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kisielius

Dr Ryali, more than a Dr she also is a human being. She is a great person and very responsible about the patient’s health. I trust her to recommend her.

Dino F Romanucci Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Ryali

Amy W. Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sporer

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

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

Very nice and patient doctor who clearly cared and wanted to help find solutions to my medical concerns.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

James S. Duren Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Setlur

Dr ryali is the best! She cares, she listens, she's so intelligent and informative. I recommend anyone that needs nephrology. She's the one. The staff is great. The office is spotless. I couldn't ask for a better dr

Joann Jajko Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ryali

Our experiences with Dr. Elezi have always been very good. Dr. Elezi is very thorough and a good listener. We appreciate that. Shirley & Tom Bailey

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Elezi

Excellent, knowledgeable physician . Listens to and cares about his patients

Russell Zage Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Cheff

I absouletly love her as my doctor!!!! She always engage in conversations when I come for my visits. She made my experience wonderful when I had my first child.

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Chorzempa-Schainis

Excellent yes five stars

Alfreda Leach Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Chacko

Very professional and willingly active in resolving your issue. I drive far to continue to see her.

Harald Stokke Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Shelnitz

Without a doubt, he is the best doctor I have ever had. He can diagnose any problem I have ever had and come up with a proper treatment. I feel so very fortunate to have him as my doctor.

Jerry lewicki Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Cohan

Thorough, professional and competent.

Walter Vestal Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sporer

I can't express how happy I am with Dr. Hutton. It's so refreshing to have a doctor who is so knowledgeable and still practices with such a high level of empathy and clear enjoyment of her work.

Doug Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hutton

Dr. Potempa. Is an excellent doctor. He explained every step of the way during my stay in the hospital .

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Potempa

Judy is amazing. She is very knowledgeable and thorough. I cannot imagine taking my kids to anyone else.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Judith Benka

Very good in checking for little problems before they grow into big problems. Great care.

Frank Carlson Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Shelnitz

Helpful, understanding, makes certain that I am understanding what to do and why. I would recommend Dr. Muneer To my friends and family. I thank her for he patience.

Dominic Zucchero Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Muneer

informative slow paced and friendly easy to talk to. I have been seeing Dr. Hugar for over twenty years always has been a good doctor and friend.

Carl Mc Clain Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hugar

John Salemi Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Forsythe

Nancy S Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lopez

I've been going to Dr. Kulik for years. He is personable and professional. My appointment was an annual allergy check. He has helped me maintain great allergy control.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kulik

I was there last week and I been going to her for the past 3 years! She's so nice and makes you feel super comfortable !! THANK YOU DR AYUB!

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ayub

Dr Rauf is awesome, his technique and witty humor and knowing how knowledgeable he is!!! Makes me feel safe in his hands! Thank you Sir.

Darrick Kohs Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Rauf

Debra Weerts Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sporer

Great Dr.

DEAN GRAY Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Chow

The experience was excellent. I had surgery just over 2 weeks ago and already stating to walk with just a cane for assistance. The pain level is nowhere near what it was before going in for surgery. I would strongly recommend Dr. Sporer for orthopedic surgery.

Dave M Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sporer

Dr. Levine from my very first appointment was willing to help me when many other Doctors wouldn’t. Two weeks post-op I am walking on my new knee without the debilitating pain I lived with for decades. I highly recommend the best of the best, and Dr. Brett Levine is just that!!

Todd Smith Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

Gerald W Rosenthal Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Alden

Al Dorado Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I have been a patient of Dr. Ozog for at least 30 years. I've never found her staff to be rude or unhelpful. She is always thorough with her check up and she takes time to listen to you. Sometimes you have to wait but usually things go really well at my appointments. I can't recommend her enough.

Barb Walsh Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ozog

Dr. Boscov is an excellent Physican and I’ve known & have gone to see her already GN with my kids for close to 20 years now. She is thorough and extremely professional, always!!

Jennifer Holin-Rurka Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Boskov

Ashoor Odisho Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hugar

She is very professional, knowledgeable and caring. She listens to clients and engages them in meaningful conversation about their health.

James St John Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Prusek

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ayub

I had him as my doctor in Columbia,Missouri. In October of 2019, he found Pancreatic Cancer by a Catscan. That one test saved my life for now. He is a very kind, wonderful & a knowledgeable doctor. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND him to anyone. So sorry to see him leave Missouri. God Bless

B.J. Brooks Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hoeh

Alicia Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Davies

Always a pleasure

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Garras

I am a surgeon myself and I only trusted Dr. Mataragas to perform my Lumbar Fusion. I returned to work quickly and am now pain free. Cannot recommend Dr. Mataragas and the team at Sports and Orthopedic Center enough.

S. G. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Mataragas

My experience was excellent. The crew is very professional. I only have positive things to say about Dr. Mataragas and his staff. I am so glad I chose to have the operation done

Juan G. Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Mataragas

Follow up at 6 months for shoulder replacement. Range of motion better than before surgery and pain is absent.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Forsythe

She was very knowledgeable and helpful

Zeleznik, Debbie Jun 18 2020

Review for Diana Anton

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr. Pasciak is so kind and gentle I just love her.

Felisha Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pasciak

Dr. Thomas does a great job. She pays attention to detail, explains what she finds and what she is doing. Compassionate but straightforward. Took the time to answer my concerns and helped me to make a going-forward plan.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Thomas

Very impressed with Dr. Pasciak and the staff. She is very thorough and thoughtful in her approach. Excellent listener. I needed to establish with a new primary care physician and I believe I made the right choice.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pasciak

I would recommend Dr Pae as he has been my doctor for more than 5 years and his manner and concern for my health is always welcome. He listens to my concerns and provides prompt advice and follow up as needed.

Carlos Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pae

Linda Hobbs Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Spirakes

This was my first visit with Dr. Szorc, a very nice man, and a very caring Doctor. He did a great job of explaining what my problem was. I've been wearing glasses for years and had a lot of Doctors, He is the best :)

Patricia Bonow Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Szorc

Dr. Sweet is a great doctor all around!

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sweet-Albores

Follow up visit and exam of prostate Dr is pleasant, prompt and thorough.

Dan Bolger Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Badwan

CT Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. MacDuff

Dr Sporer was direct, clear, and open to questions. He answered my questions thoroughly.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sporer

Robyn was very thorough, professional and friendly. I am a new patient. I was very happy with the service I received and I have scheduled a followup appointment.

Jun 15 2020

Review for Robyn Householder

Amazing surgeon and great person. Explained everything thoroughly and allowed me to ask questions and feel comfortable. I had my ACL reconstruction done earlier this year and already feel back to normal!

Danny W. Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

A very good surgeon with a great and caring staff. Thoroughly competent medical practice with great results.

Marilyn Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sporer

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ghia

Dr. Kaliski is thorough and knowledgeable about diabetes care. I have been a patient for almost 5 years and I am quite pleased with the care and guidance provided to me by Dr. Kaliski

P Baker Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kaliski

I have been seeing Dr. Naik for 2-3 years and wish I had met her sooner. She is very compassionate, is well versed in a variety of areas and is up to date on not only previous encounters but other doctors I have seen. I recommend her without hesitation.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Naik

My visit was for an annual physical. I like Dr Elezi very much. She is very thorough and professional but she is also easy to talk to. She listens and offers suggestions and seems genuinely concerned when I have issues.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Elezi

Could not be more happier with my results. I was walking without a cane after 1-1/2 weeks. Full right hip surgery and hip just keeps getting better every day! Wish I didnt wait 3 years to do it. You and your staff were amazing. Thx Dr. Levine!!!

Bill Rizzo Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

Excellent Doctors and Staff

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Yunez

Even during Covid times, Dr. Chow was completely thorough, compassionate, and caring about meeting my medical needs even through teleconference. All of us need a Doctor whom we can trust, this is your doctor to choose.

A. Olejnik Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Chow

I went to Dr. Foulkes for a LASIK procedure. He did a great job. My vision is 20/20. He answered all of my questions and was very knowledgeable. I am very satisfied with my experience.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Foulkes

It was very well administered video phone visit. I would definetinly recommend him. Discussed my health and he was very clear, took his time.to listen too. I'm very happy with the Anywhere Care app.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Potempa

I had a laser treatment to remove floaters in my eye. I did not realize there was a procedure for this! Dr. Foulkes explained the procedure very thoroughly. The longest part was waiting for my eyes to dilate. Other than that it was a very quick appointment. Dr. Foulkes was awesome!

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Foulkes

Elmhurst older mom :) Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ghia

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

Best doctor ever. We highly recommend him. He's smart and he cares.

Jan and Stan Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Aghia

Location

Elmhurst Memorial Hospital

155 E Brush Hill Rd, Elmhurst, IL 60126