Presence Saint Francis Hospital


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

Presence Saint Francis Hospital is a medical facility located in Evanston, IL. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™ and General Surgery Excellence Award™.


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™ (2018)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

13 ratings were as expected

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

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


Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

Presence Saint Francis Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Presence Saint Francis Hospital

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Oct 23 2020

Review for Dr. Gorla

Oct 20 2020

Review for Dr. Thawani

One of the best Dr. i ever met,explains every thing all test & ect. very well. Ellery Queen

Ellery Queen Oct 20 2020

Review for Dr. Michelotti

The doctor is a miracle worker. I have already recommended him to several people. When no one else could find my break he found it and got me out of pain. He is kind and patient and diagnosed my break when other doctors said I was not broken

Wanda Finley Oct 20 2020

Review for Dr. Broadnax

Dr. Hill has been excellent for the past 9 years ... AND counting

Senior76 Oct 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hill


Presence Saint Francis Hospital

355 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60202

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