Evanston Hospital

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% 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

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

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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, 2018)

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

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

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

1 rating was worse than expected

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
  • 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
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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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Evanston Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%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%64%66%

Evanston 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. Baum is an exceptional professional. He is dedicated, thorough and a great listener. I felt in great hands during my pregnancy. Dr. Baum also delivered my baby girl. Grateful to have found him !!!

Gerry Campos Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Baum

Dr. Walner was amazing from the start. Very calm and caring with my scared son. We ended up needing surgery and I can’t imagine having a better doctor or staff. Thank you!

Oliver P. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Walner

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Costas

I cannot stress enough that anything to do with spine issues, DON'T go to an ortho! I can't recommend Dr Citow high enough...clearly the best in this field. He's performed 6 surgeries on my severely arthritic spine.

Peter DeStefano Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Citow

Great doctor. She has a lot of experience and does a great job identifying skin issues.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Shelnitz

I like seeing Dr. Sibul, he is informative and has assisted me through my first pregnancy. The only complaint i have is the long wait times even with an appointment.

Angie A Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sibul

The doctor really cares about me. He even visited me in hospital and nursing home when I was sick.

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Hozman

Mrs. Pérez Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Co

Mrs. Pérez Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Liu

Thorough and pleasant with patient. I will see her in six months.

Joe Wilkinson Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

AMAZING! I fly in from California because he actually does the cosmetic work himself and leaves me looking refreshed - not California Plastic. Highly recommend him!

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Tresley

Sara Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Rosenthal

Listens to her patients and their concerns. Does not rush you through. Very understanding and courteous.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

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. Sibul has been my doctor for 25 years and has always taken great care of me. It is like going to see an old friend!

Jenifer Aronson Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sibul

Very lovely staff and experience

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bressman

I have been a patient of Dr. Bundra for over 20 years. He is caring, compassionate, and really takes the time to listen and get to know his patients. A great doctor.

dkg27329 Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bundra

Hypothyroidism visit. Dr Billings is amazing! You never feel rushed, she responds promptly, very professional, extremely attentive and thorough, great bedside manners. I am so glad I left the endocrinologist from NWM hospital.

ASOUFERIS Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Billings

The best!!!

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Brodech

My experience was excellent. I highly recommend Dr Lanoff. He was patient and listened to my problem and fixed it!

Nancy C Ahrens Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lanoff

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

Dr. Jelcz is an amazing ob! I only wish he was my doctor for my first two children. He’s truly the most knowledgeable and kind doctor.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Jelcz

Mike Basak, Glenview IL Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lulla

Dr. Kim Leung Stone has been our doctor for over 25 years. She is an excellent doctor whom I would never hesitate to recommend. She is professional, a great diagnostician, warm, knowledgeable and has been a tremendous help to my late husband and to me.

Janet E.Jacobs Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Leung-Stone

Delivered my baby with her, as did my sisters. First baby, so amazing & so caring. Knew her stuff never made me worried ONCE. Had an amazing experience & will keep seeing her!

Annemarie Barter Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Axelrod

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

Frank Carlson Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Shelnitz

No issues. Went smoothly

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Bressman

I agree with the comment he is thorough but very very cold interactions with patients.

Clark Chipman Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ables

I was very pleased with my appointment with Dr. Kennedy. She listened closely to my concerns, she did a gentle examination and fully explained what the situation was that we were dealing with. I feel very confident that I am in extremely good hands with Dr. Kennedy.

Robin Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

Dr Moller was very knowledgeable, kind, and professional. He showed true concern for my condition, and gave me options for further diagnosis.

Mark Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Moller

She is great and amazing Doctor.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hamming

responsive and well tempered doctor.

otis Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Millar

Excellent Physician. She listens, cares and medical knowledge is refreshing. Her bed side manor is beyond belief. Very personable. I was so comfortable talking with her and she is very supportive . You won't go wrong choosing Dr. Forys.

Joyce Denise Prignano Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Forys

Mike Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Oshman

Kathy Scherrer-Cieplinski Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Goodman

Very professional, smart and understanding doctor. While at the appointment the doctor made me feel very relaxed and comfortable. I’ve recommend her to many of my friends, who’ve had the same experiences.

Nadiya Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Aleksandrovich

Dr Wong thoroughly and professionally diagnosed my pituitary tumor and provided a confident roadmap for its removal. The surgery was successful and I am so grateful and owe my improved health to Dr Wong and his team. A fantastically skilled surgeon.

WNR Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

Dr. Sibul is the most personable and professional doctor I’ve ever worked with. He takes the time to truly care about his patients.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sibul

She was gentle and caring with my first grader and answered all of her questions and mine.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hamming

I have been going to see Dr. Sibul for about 20 years I would recommend him to anyone.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sibul

Dr. Vigder is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He takes time to understand your concerns and he cares about his patients. Thanks NorthShore for having people like Dr. Vigder on your team.

Ray Elblein Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Vigder

Great doctor and mentor to many young podiatrists

David Buffen Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Stern

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

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sibul

Sandra & Clinton Wolfe Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Nolden

Dr. Hamming is truly a gem. Her care,advice and surgeries that have been needed for my special needs son have been top notch. My son is always comfortable with the doctor's amazing bed side manners. The staff is always helpful and friendly.

Gregg Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hamming

I found him to be an excellent doctor. I was told he has retired by NorthShore Medical staff.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Thorsen

I feel she is a very good physician. Warm personality, caring, and excellent technical skills.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sullivan

Sue H. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Howard

40-ish female patient Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Eimer

MMK Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Casas

Very competent, great listener, answered all my questions

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

The best dental care ever. Guardian of my teeth, and I am forever grateful. Andrea.

Andrea Wilson in Northfield, IL - Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Barlas

Dr. Walner is phenomenal! He performed our son's ear tube surgery and we have seen wonders sense. He takes the time to really educate parents on all aspects of pre and post op clinical information. Highly recommend!

Ashley T. Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Walner

Dr. Hamming has been a part of our daughter’s care team from birth through three surgeries. Her expertise combined with her bed side manner offers our family a sense of security.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Hamming

Excellent

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

Donna G Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Hamming

Dr Kennedy listened to my concerns, addressed them and showed profound professional expertise

Robin S Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

Dr Rosseau did my successful brain surgery in 2008. She saved my life and I am forever grateful. She provides personable and compassionate care. She takes the time to listen to her patients.

Lisa Ducato formerly Anzalone Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Rosseau

Phenomenal physician. Knowledgeable and caring. Most thorough history & physical I've ever had.

TB Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dillon

Amit Diamond Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Citow

Lana Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Tsinman

Thank you for being so patient with me! I am glad I schedule the visit!

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

Mark S Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

Sharon Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Prinz

She was exactly what I want from my primary care doctor which is a great listener and very thorough. We just moved from out of state and I feel very fortunate to have found my forever doctor so quickly.

Achley Wise Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Stombaugh

She is amazing! Extremely nice and caring as well as competent!

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Fausone

Dr Pearson did a great job !

James Affeld Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Pearson

Mark Sibul is amazing! Wonderful person- easy to talk to!

Laura Noble Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sibul

Great doctor, takes his time during the consultation, explains well everything. Very knowledgeable, lots of experience, I've trusted him with my health for more than 20 years. Highly recommended!

D.T. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ferber

C. Miller Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Bahuguna

Helping me stay alive.

VINCENT MARTORANO Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Basically cancelled my appointment 2 days before offering me a phone call instead. Had to wait 3 months for the appointment.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Meyers

Stacey May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Shapiro

L.Smith May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

I was lead to him by his reviews and boy oh boy was I disappointed. I don’t know if this pandemic has thrown him off but my visit with him was definitely not his career best. He might be an excellent surgeon but..........

Never Again! Reviews are Misleading. May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gray

Donna May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Moo-Young

The Doctor is a kind man. His office staff is Arrogant and ignorant. I was charged to have my records faxed to another practice.

Bill Cummings May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Elterman

F Simon May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Malhotra

Dr Blum listens carefully and analytically to all my complaints. He’s very thorough in his examination and addresses what why and how to overcome all my complaints. He gives me a game plan to follow and a follow up appointment. He is a top notch urologist professional. I highly recommend him.

Y Holansky May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Blum

I had a great visit with Dr Andrew. She was very helpful going over tests I had, offering good suggestions regarding my issues. I felt a strong connection to her as a caring doctor who can make smart diagnoses.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Andrew

Dr Downes is a top notch physician. She listens, explains and thoughtfully delivers some of the best medical care I have ever had. I have seen her for more serious medical care as well as cosmetic care and I find she approaches each with the same professional attitude.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Downes

Always has time for you.My concerns are his concerns

David Greenfirld May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Mike Golvach May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Plofsky

Dr. Kennedy is wonderful. She is very thorough, took her time to listen to my concerns and made me feel comfortable.

Joann May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

Avantika May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hoyer

Failed ACL. Poor choice of graft placement as confirmed by many other physicians Resulted in very painful knee and very restricted activities. Very debilitating.

May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Robb

Was fantastic as always

Troy Oldham May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

Actively listens. Respectful and friendly. Knowledgable. Not rushed but respectful of my time.

May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kennedy

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis, and have been seeing him for the last 15 years. through 5 surgeries and one broken wrist. He is very good at explaining your options. I trust him completely to give me the best advice and possible outcome from surgery.

Jan H, Lake Forest May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Visotsky

Knowledgeable and trustworthy, but does not try to get to know the patient.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ables

Lawrence May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Leikin

She does not listen, lacks humility, and worse of all is very condescending. Upon reading her reviews on the internet, not listening is a common critique. Listening is a really important form of emotional intelligence needed for a competent doctor.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Salcedo

I would not recommend. Smart, but arrogant. Selectively addresses patient questions. Plays "therapist" but does so in a way that is unprofessional. Basic problem is low empathy

Cant stand more "therapy" May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Straus

R. L. May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Walner

Alma May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Senno

Location

Evanston Hospital

2650 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201