Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital

66%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average


Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital is a medical facility located in McHenry, IL. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™, and more.

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 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, 2018)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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68%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%56%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%74%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dan Karlak Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Spangler

Robert B Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Yano

Robert Stolpa Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ondrula

KS Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jacobs

Sue Dunn Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Reilly

The entire staff was more friendly than you can imagine. Check-in was quick, even in this Covid environment. Wait time for my procedure was brief as the office called in advance to notify me they were running about 30 minutes behind schedule. Can't ask for a better G.I. experience!

Chuck Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

I would highly recommend Dr. Kappil. Have had 2 cataract surgeries, second this past week. Everything went extremely well and have had great improvement.

Gary Lindsley Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kappil

Dr. Bector is capable and professional.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Bector

Cathy Moseley Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Chunduri

Outstanding Dr and I feel well cared for with him and his team!

Diane Klick Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Salvi

Excellent doctor.

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Rosner

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Spangler

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Riggs

I ve known Dr Goldrath for years. He was always a leader in new and innovative treatment.I am very pleased with the professionalism and his willingness to listen

Larry Bress Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Goldrath

Dr Salus is an amazing physician and human being. She is very knowledgeable in her profession while she is also a very kind and thoughtful person. I have been a patient for many years, and I trust her completely.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Salus

Dr.Keller was very kind and explained things to where I could understand I appreciate that thank you ...

Lou Ann Wangerow Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

We always have a good visit seeing Dr. Kellar. He is exceptionally knowledgeable and always has an answer for a problem. We are so happy to have him as our pulmonologist. Very caring doctor.

Richard and Harriett Fehns Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Great pulmonologist!! Very likable, up to date with latest treatment. Had a great first visit. Highly recommend him with anyone with lung problem.

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Very friendly & professional team

Ms. WOO Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hyderi

I had my second Tele-Visit with Dr Damaraju. Dr is very efficient in telling you what he is going to do for you. Very thorough. Explains everything so you understand 100% of what he wants done. Has a very nice mild manner about himself. Cannot wait to meet him in person.

Tony Meccia Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Damaraju

A patient of DR. Yano for 4 months now. He is pleasant and empathetic. You can tell that he cares about the patient as a whole.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Yano

recomend fixed my shoulder was very upbeat

john mcConnell Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Diane Bellamy Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Messed up my leg, explained things in terms I could relate to. Great beside manner.

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Rechitsky

He and his staff intentionally destroyed my eyes. I'll likely never see properly again. The best surgeons in the country are shocked at what Dr. Epstein and his staff did to my eyes. Falsified Records, Destroyed records, Incomplete Records

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Epstein

Doctor is very thorough, spends the time you need, answers all your questions, and is funny!!

Diane Anthe Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Oberg

I trust Dr M and she’s always listened closely, answered my questions and done testing when necessary. I highly recommend her! Since we’re moving, I’m hoping to find a doctor I can trust as much as Dr M in our new location!

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Manjunath

So very grateful for the excellent care provided by Dr. Emmons. He has been my primary Doctor for 10 years. I highly recommend him, great diagnostician, excellent bedside manner and he always makes you feel like he cares. Thank you, Dr Emmons!!

Mimi Geiger Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Emmons

Everyone made me feel very comfortable. I feel confident that Dr. Yano is doing everything he can to help me get to where I would like to be.

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Yano

Great bedside manner. Was kind and gentle with my son and explained the diagnosis clearly.

Jul 19 2020

Review for Rebecca Baker

The entire staff was attentive and caring. Dr. Kellar was also excellent in his manner and patient interaction.

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Rosner

Janice Hoover Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Flanagan

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Merlo

I can't say enough good things about Dr. Riggs. She's delivered both of my children and helped me through a miscarriage. She's caring and listens well. Anytime I've had need to go in that was urgent, I've been able to call and she and the staff at Mercy will find a way to fit me in on the same day.

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Riggs

Everyone is wonderful

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Yano

I was very satisfied with my visit on 07-13-2020. Dr. Bector explained why he thought it was necessary for me to get a kidney biopsy. Answered all my questions to my satisfaction. Thomas E. Olsen

Thomas E. Olsen Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Bector

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Khokhar

Dr Kappil has a great sense of humor, joked about my name. Explained everything about my post op instructions. Asked about the Hospital experience. Both myself and my son are very pleased with Dr. Kappil.

Jacqueline W Caramela Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kappil

Dr. Kappil has performed cataract surgery on both of my eyes. He is a skilled doctor and very thorough with his patients. I would trust him if I were ever to need another surgical procedure.

Mike D. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kappil

My visit to Comprehensive Urologic Care was great. Dr. Wu is professional, very knowledgeable and caring! The various other staff at Comprehensive were awesome as well, from the front desk people to the anesthesiologist.

Mark Foshager Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Wu

Good! Very informative and explains things when questions are asked.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Memon

I always feel Dr. Kellar has my best interests at heart. He listens to my concerns and has helped me through rough spots in my medical history.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Elizabeth C. Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Karande

Excellent!

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Citow

Very thorough telemedicine visit a couple of days ago. The entire process of speaking to the nurse and then the doctor went smoothly and we had all of our questions answered.

HGrosshans Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Arora

I was very impressed with his patient to doctor interaction. He made me feel comfortable and at ease when I had a question. I would recommend him to friends and family.

Ana Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Arora

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

Dave Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Troy

Julie Golden Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Oryhon

Takes his time with you very compassionate. Good listener really cares

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Emmons

I have been going to Dr Ahsan for years. He has helped me tremendously with my chronic pain and severe arthritis. He is knowledgeable, kind and helpful!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ahsan

Dr Memon is a great listener, and a thoughtful treater. He is great at walking the patient through his thinking on a question or condition, and he has always shown great empathy. A great doc!

CJL Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Memon

Simply The Best! Dr,Izquierdo and Dr. Rivers are the most caring and compassionate Dr.'s I have ever met! Had reverse shoulder replacement 1 year ago and happy to say I'm using my arm in ways I never imagined I would again.

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Always a thorough visit. Doctor is very informative , so patient has a clear understanding. Staff is very good and follow guidelines to protect patients.

Steve and Kathy Wolchuk Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

Very knowledgeable and professional, but also friendly. All staff are Well trained, professional and prompt. Very pleasant Office experience !

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hyderi

It worked out very well. I had not used zoom before & he could not see me.

J LARRY LANE Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Roth

Dr Zaino delivered all 3 of my babies, she was excellent and professional. 2 of my deliveries were a little stressful but Dr Zaino managed them well and I ended up with normal delivery. She is friendly, kind and efficient...highly recommended!

Ann M Kumar Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Zaino

He is remarkable. He is timely, courteous, thorough, and EXCELLENT

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Bohnenkamp

Very professional and comfortable experience. Listened well to my concerns and answered all my questions. Highly Recommend!

Ron Rogers Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lodowsky

Learned a lot from nurses and doctor. Great staff.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Troy

Dr. Kellar was very professional and explained what the issue was. He proceeded to explain what it could be and the plan to deal with it.

Bill Ewert Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kellar

First time using the telephone as a method of communication Since I see DR only twice a year I would rather do a face to face appt. I am lucky to having a condition that is staying stable The telephone system worked fine

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Arora

I found the whole experience to be pleasant, from the receptionist to the nurse to the doctor. Dr. Loqman listens to you and I never felt rushed.

Laurel Palma Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Loqman

I agree with other reviews Doctor Merlo it is fine doctor. But her helpers are awful trying to fined out how was my blood test 45 days. I called 4 times Always have some stupid excuses

Dorota Valentine Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Merlo

Excellent overall experience. I would highly recommend Dr. Coy and his staff from scheduling to operating room. Thank you to Alicia, Lois and Kathi for your educated responses and friendliness from start to finish. I appreciate all you provided!

Dawn Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Coy

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Tarandy

Dr. came In introducing himself and his nurse. He shared and explained the x-ray findings. Dr. Shared his thoughts regarding treatment options. I left with a better understanding of my condition.

Theon Washington Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bottros

Dr. Coy is very professional. Explained results of the procedure very well. I would highly recommend him.

Dana Rzeznik Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Coy

Amy S Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bottros

Very knowledgeable and thorough. Wouldn’t go to anyone else

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

dr. is a very great doctor I would recommend him to anybody He has been thourough and great to me I am sorry to have to leave him I only wish I could take him with me when I move to New York I will miss Dr. Dairi and the rest of the staff very much all have been very kind and friendly to me

Audrey Sherman Jun 23 2020

Review for Firas Dairi

I have been treated by Dr Izquierdo over the past several years for rotator cuff problems, a broken ankle, and a torn meniscus. He, and his staff, empathize with his patients, guide them through their problem and are extremely competent. I would strongly recommend him!

Ron Covelli Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Jean K. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kappil

Dr. Van Theil is an excellent physician. He explains what the patients symptoms are and is thorough in explaining options and procedures.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Van Thiel

Easy and convenient. Early hours so I could schedule before work. Took his time and explained everything clearly.

Dan Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Troy

Dr. Daniels had done my right and left hip replacemenlts. I would not want any other physician to do them. He is excellent in his field.

Virginia Kaczynski Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Daniels

JA Conley Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Keuer

Urology concerns are often difficult to discuss. Especially in the absence of nonverbal feedback. Using zoom technology with Dr. Troy helped ta make the the experience comfortable and successful.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Troy

The Safe & Professional Staff was Wonderful, The procedure was explained very well to me. Dr Shah was Excellent and I was taken care of very well. Thank You!!

Karl Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

I was very surprised how easy it was to actually visit with Dr. Roth. I'm not that Tech savvy so I wasn't sure I would be to handle connecting Online. It was quick, easy, and I didn't have to leave my house

Annette Gallagher Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Roth

I would recommend Dr. Wu, his staff is very friendly & knowledgeable & they care about their patients. Plus you are not waiting very long in the waiting room.

Peter Jakstas Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Wu

Martha H Swan Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. McMasters

Dr Daniels explained everything and was very pleased with the appointment. Told me what my problem was and outlined future plan if further care is needed

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Daniels

Best foot doctor I have ever had in my life!!! Great care and compassion. Friendly and welcoming staff! Five Stars!!!

Ann Ginley Cramton Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hyderi

I have nothing but praise for my many office visits with his care and staff. They almost make me look forward to my next appointment.

Charles J. Clements Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Keuer

Dr. Lodowsky and staff are friendly and courteous. Did not have to wait for my appointment. Dr. answered all of my questions and listened to me. I definitely recommend Dr. Lodowsky.

Scott T. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lodowsky

I was seen quickly and a plan of action was determined and carried out. Quick and thorough.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Izquierdo

Terry Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lodowsky

Had a great experience with Dr. Lodowsky

Chris Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lodowsky

She is absolutely the BEST , most compassionate and professional doctor you may be lucky to have

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Gavran

I highly recommend Dr. Roth. He is thorough, personable and takes time to be certain you understand his recommendations. He’s an excellent surgeon and physician.

KZ Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Roth

Dr. Brasksma was very informative and clear. He answered questions and was not in a rush.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Braaksma

Ron Q Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Keuer

Cynthia Winstead Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmad

Location

Northwestern Medicine McHenry Hospital

4201 W Medical Center Dr, McHenry, IL 60050

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