Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center

61%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% lower 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Presence Saint Joseph 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%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%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%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center

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%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Burra and his staff were great. Staff always very personal and very professional.

Danny Heath Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

He is by far the best doctor. So patient with his patients. All his reviews from his patients are correct.

Marge Wszolek Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Fang

Doctor Burra was a great doctor I had surgery on my shoulder in December and by June it was fully healed. Dr. Burra, Drew, and Ben always took time to make sure I was progressing so I could play sports my senior year. Overall a great experience with a great doctor

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

He is a wonderful doctor. He helped me walk again and with no pain. His bedside manner is compensate and exceptional. I highly recommend him.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sampat

I'll keep it simple. She is the best doctor I, or anyone in my family has ever had. She actually, actively listens. You may have to be patient while she gives everyone her undivided attention but rest assured, you'll get it too. It's worth it.

Blaury Family Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Jayesinghe

Dr. Intili and her staff are wonderful. Dr. Intili is knowledgeable, professional and kind. I am grateful that she is my gynecologist. She puts me at ease. She takes the time to answer my questions.

S. Tubin Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Intili

On time. Social distancing, masking and hand sanitation unit available .Receptionist cleaned surfaces often

Dr. Fang Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Fang

Michelle H. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Pizinger

A very good doctor and his team. After the cause of an accident, I had a problem with the left shoulder rotator cuff tear. Surgery made by Dr, Burra, released my shoulder from pain. I really recommend this doctor to others.

Ewa Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Adrian Stoddard Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Komanduri

She is the best rheumatologist I know !! Listens and is very compassionate, not sure about the reviews above. Unfortunately, there are a lot of drug seekers out there, and if you do not give them want they want a bad review!!!!!

Susan Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Francis

Karl Feret Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Pat Lewis Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schmidt

Dr. Burra is awesome, I had extensive left shoulder surgery on my left shoulder done, I am now pain free, he is now attending to my right shoulder, he has fantastic bedside manners, he explains everything to detail, his staff is fantastic, I am grateful to have him as my doctor.

Jeff Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Martini

R. Stark Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Dr. Arla where are you? We need you because you were the only Dr. to find things that should have been found years ago. Please please let us know. Ray and Marian

Ray and Marian May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Arla-Polavarapu

Dr Kouloumberis is very personal and cares about you as a patient. She was great help to me. I would recommend her to anyone that is having back issues.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kouloumberis

Dr Fang, Is an accessional Physician. I am glad he was caring for me. He has a great way of keeping you calm when you’re not feeling so comfortable about your health.

Contessa May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Fang

Dr. Joudeh had little interest in helping my mother. He cannot be trusted to care about a patient. I would NEVER recommend him. Patients deserve Better.

NA May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Joudeh

Dr. Smith is wonderful! She was there when my som was born and continued to see her as his PCP. Years and years layer we are still with her. She doesn’t rush visits and sincerely tries to build a relationship with the family.

K.D May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

He is an amazing professional. Suffered from undiagnosed Interstitial Cystitis for many years until seeing Dr Lewis. He literally saved my life!! He’s the best.

Mrs. G May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Regina Pathiyil May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sampat

shortness or breath for years

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lababidy

COPD

Rita May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lababidy

As expected

Nadia May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lababidy

I also cannot find Dr Arla. I’m in need of a primary still. I saw her for several years and would like to continue with her.

K. Young May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Arla-Polavarapu

Wow! Dr Koulomberis extremely patient! She slowly explained the science behind my discomfort with examples and demonstration. What an awesome communicator! Highly recommended :)

Awesome Communicator May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kouloumberis

What a great, caring, and knowledgeable Doctor! I am a newer patient and Dr. Bakane walked me through everything and was really caring while doing so!

May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Bakane

I absolutely love Dr. Kcomt. He quickly diagnosed my auto immune disease and helped me.

Kelly May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Kcomt

Thomas Fenelon Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kinder

my name is larry drane 1714 aspen lane the doctor did my right shoulder and he did a excellent job and i would like too thank him, for reliving a lot of my pane, Thank you DR. and god bless you, and if i need my left shoulder done i well be giving you a call.

Larry Drane Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Thorsness

Dr.Arla has been my primary doctor for many years. I love how she will take the time to listen to what is going on with you and really cares about making sure you get the best care.

Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Arla-Polavarapu

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Tortoriello

Dr. Francis has the worst support staff in the Burr Ridge office! and that is why i will never go back.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Francis

Exceptional Dr, explained everything about my condition, ordered appropriate tests, left me with far less anxiety than I came in with.

Brenda S Matulis Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

I think Dr. Turk is wonderful. And I’ve been going to her for quite a few years. She’s been amazing and always gets back to me on time and been very very helpful. Thank you Dr. Turk

Carrol Harrington Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Eve Smolik Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Schubert

He talks to you good or bad he tells you and I respect that and him. He is in my opinion what a Doctor should be kind understanding truthful and very thourough in his exam and the tests he orders. I would see no other Dr. or trust any other Dr. with my healthcare beside Dr. Cataldo

Jacquelyn Taylor Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Cataldo

We were Dr Arlas patirnts for 10 years please someone find her I have the upmost confidence in her and no one else.

Don and Dayle Stirn Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Arla-Polavarapu

TA Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. D'Costa

Best doctor I have ever seen and I've seen a lot. Caring, compassionate, and technically outstandin.

John Dueker Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

Thank u from the bottom of my heart for saving my friend wife’s life god bless u??

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. McDonough

Doctor Sampat is very knowledgeable and knows how to explain your diagnosis in simple terms. He has a welcoming and friendly personality. I highly recommend this doctor.

Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sampat

Lisa Kinsella Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Cataldo

She's disgusting and hateful. Stay away

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Venkataraman

Colleen Cromwell Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Maragos

She is patient and explains conditions and follow up completely. Also; Dr. Kunchala is a kind person. The entire staff is knowledgeable and well trained. Glad to be with this practice. Thanks

kathleen Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kunchala

Best MD at explaining conditions in concise, easy to understand manner. Very relaxed and likable. Never acts rushed (though I'm sure he is most of the time. Enter staff is Incredible, efficient and friendly. Thanks!

kathleen Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

I can't thank enough to Dr. Shultz, she is very professional and experienced doctor that made me feel comfortable and full of hope during all my treatments and procedures, I highly recommend Dr. Shultz to all the women out there struggling with infertility.

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr Burra is the BEST surgeon you will ever find! I am a 110% recovered shoulder patient! Thank you to him & his staff!!!

George Wolfe Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Jabri

Hanna Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Pai

Jim Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Thorsness

Mark Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Pai

Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Thorsness

Always very professional and cordial. Answers all of my questions. Couldn't be happier with my surgery. Will follow him at Christ Hospital.

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Amin

Good doctor...

Priyanka Kamath Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pai

Neil Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pai

Best doctor who listens patiently to all the ailments of patients and takes care like a mother.

Navanitha Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pai

An excellent internist with good clinical acumen....knows exactly what to ask to get the most relevant answer....very caring and pleasing. Everybody is smiling, punctual and cordial...definitely recommending, she is my family doc/ internist for life...a big thank you.

SK Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pai

Great Doctor explains everything to u about your health and treatment. Always ask if u have Questions or concerns . very good Doctor .

Rich H. Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

It was always a pleasure coming to this office and everyone is really helpful and friendly.

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Dr. Shah was wonderful, he spent time explaining and comforting us during a very difficult time. He never rushed and took the time to explain procedures in layman terms. He saved my life and I will forever be grateful to this wonderful and very skilled Dr.

Brian O'Connor Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

Dr. Hilarious, is my current neurologist, he is a well- mannered professional medical professional. He shows concern and respect toward me and everyone he sees.

Aracela Veazquez Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Gulati

I go there with my daughter. Dr Berhe is an excellent clinician and is highly recommended. He goes above and beyond for his patients. He works too hard and I hope he takes time to smell the roses and hope he gets enough rest. I highly recommend him.

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Berhe

Anne Vickery Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Maragos

Blaine D Vorgang Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Thorsness

Cynthia Hinc Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Burgess

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Dey

I don't know who Tia MA is, but she is EXTREMELY rude. Everyone I have ever had to talk to or had to deal with there has always been nice and professional, except Tia. Dr. Turk you need to speak with her and give her a class on professionalism.

Adina Marie King Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Dr. Semba not only replaced my knee, but changed my life by allowing me to return to being active and pain-free!! He is very quick and thorough and thus allowed for a very rapid recovery!!

Diane F. Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Semba

Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Enrique N. Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Javed

Richard Maryanski Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Wahood

I have not found a more intelligent, sensitive practitioner in 30 years than Dr. Arla. I am heartbroken she has left and I cannot locate her. Please let me know if you find out where she has gone.

Sue Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Arla-Polavarapu

Chris Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Gutta

Nancy Wieder Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Templin

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pecherek-Rogers

Richard Rogowski Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sampat

Dr. Arla is a wonderful doctor! If anyone has info about where she is currently practicing, please share! (she left Silver Cross Med Group)

Jane Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Arla-Polavarapu

Mark S. Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Semba

Very patient..very kind.. great work

Erick Warren in IL - Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Burgess

I would highly recommend!!!

Robert Daniel in South Wilmington, IL - Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Burgess

Dr. Turk is awesome! Very caring and takes the time to listen.

Tricia Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Answers all my questions. Explains all tests needed and follows up with the results. No complaints whatsoever. Very happy that she is my doctor. Takes the time to listen to my concerns. Very knowledgeable.

Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wolf

Vicki Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kouloumberis

had kidneys stones removed and dr cho explain everything and was very easy to talk to and i felt comfortable with him as my doctor

c ishmael Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Cho

Dragonbird Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Aziz

Battling with my allergies and asthma for so long! finally found a solution!

D. L. Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mohiuddin

I am grateful to you and would like to thank you for squeezing me in so soon to remove my gall bladder. You did excellent work while performing my surgery and continue to give me wonderful care.

Lisa Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

Dr. Burra has done multiple surgeries on me...All with successful outcomes. His entire staff is 2nd to none. I recommend him to family and friends.

MATT Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Burra

Dr. Long has been our doctor for over 20 years. We love him! He is knowledgeable, efficient, but more than that he is kind and patient. There is never a long wait, and he is always willing to spend whatever time necessary to explain what we need to know. Five star doctor!

Mary Jackson Feb 16 2020

Review for Dr. Long

was able to eliminate our regular trips to ER / dr

A. A. Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Mohiuddin

He treated my wife very badly. It is clear that he does not the patience needs a heart. Paranoid little man.

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Joudeh

Location

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center

333 Madison St, Joliet, IL 60435