Community Hospital East

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average


Community Hospital East is a medical facility located in Indianapolis, IN. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery 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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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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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81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Community Hospital East

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%84%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%58%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Community Hospital East

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

First visit was thorough, nurse Dawn was knowledgeable and friendly and caring

Sharon Taylor Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ebini

Dr. Guzman handled nerve blocks and related pain control treatment for a hip replacement. Had three before. Recovery time used to be 4 weeks. Two weeks after surgery I am walking, pain free, with a cane just in case. He is a leader in his field.

Lee Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Guzman

super nice people and super fast great experience

J. H. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

After being unhappy with my very expensive orthotics Dr Miller's staff got me in for an appointment and he made adjustments. Thank you Dr. Miller!

Christine Riley Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

Coming up on my 2 year heartversary august 21 2018. Thank you dr storey for putting a few extra miles on this old carcass. Forever grateful.

Bob Clampitt Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Storey

I have been a patient for over 5 years, and Dr. Schiffli has been great. He takes the time to listen, not always trying to get you to take a drug, and he has a caring personality.

M. Smith Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Schiffli

Respectful and very understanding, Love the way that the staff is welcoming and explains everything so wonderfully.

Dasha P. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Dr Falender is excellent, one of the reasons I come here

Willie P. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

The Doctor has a great ability to ease my nerves, and the procedure was quick and painless. Thank you, Thank you!

Sherry T. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Very professional, truly cares and does everything possible to help diagnose and fix. Very professional and personable. Have confidence in this DR.

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sprunger

I am a #1 fan of Dr.Fisch. He actually listens to me and never seems to be in a hurry. I trust whatever he has to tell me . I love his sense of humor and his kindness and compassion. I wish all my Drs were just like him!! Thank you Dr Ficsh!!!!

Debbie Fraun Merrill Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Fisch

Megan E. Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wagner

My experience with Dr Sami Aasar was absolutely excellent. He is one outstanding heart doctor and can figure out problems better than any other doctor I have known.

Richard B Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Aasar

This my first and hopefully my last EMG but the pain was not as bad as I had heard about from friends. Dr Z was very good at explaining and minimizing the discomfort

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

Easy going consultation. Not pushy. Explained options. Amazing results. Would recommend to anyone.

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lowery

Dr. Frick was very nice and easy to talk to. He answered all my questions, concerns and didn't rush through our conversation.

Joanie Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Frick

Great doctor

Doris Roach Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tielker

fantastoc

Joaquin A. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

I felt comfortable trusting Dr. Falender with the care of my child.

Wendy R. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Dr. Falendar explained procedure and on the day of surgery it went quicker than expected.

Lynn M. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Back in December 2019 I had a sudden vision problem in one eye. As normal it was the start of a weekend. Doctor took me on short notice and found a detached retina. He got me referred to a specialist and the condition was quickly repaired. Without this I could have lost my precious sight.

Charles Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kauffman

I go to Dr. Kauffman for my yearly diabetic eye checks and he has also taken care of me for eye injuries. He always does a great job and his office staff is amazing.

Scott Nall Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kauffman

he listen to you very good doctor

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Loffer

great

Anonymous Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Dr. Narayanan is a great doctor I love his work very caring.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Narayanan

My son was not happy about the procedure but he made this experience very easy and comfortable.

Toussaint R. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Very polite and professional staff. Did a great job and were very helpful. Would definitely recommend.

Ken Noe Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Leibovitz

John Townsend Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

the team here worked well. i was in and out without pain. i will always return

Jon E. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

good.

D C. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

very happy

R. Y. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

J Morehead Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

Dr. Kay has done now all 4 of my knee surgeries and I wouldn't want any other doctor to do my surgeries! He is very kind and reassuring when talking to you. Thank you Dr. Kay for all of your help!

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kay

I had a very positive appointment with the process from check in and through out the EMG process. Dr. Zaneteas is personable, talked me through the study at each step, was a great conversationalist and answered my questions.

Amanda Mcclure Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

very informative and great communication

Kierra E. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Dr Farooqui and his staff are very kind and patient. Of all the medical offices I’ve been to in my life, this one by far has the most pleasant atmosphere. 5 stars. No question

Therese Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Farooqui

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Leibovitz

Everyone was very friendly and took the time to explain everything needed before, during, and after procedure. Even in these time of COVID we felt very welcome and got wonderful care. I am glad I trusted them for the need of my daughter and will continue to use and recommend this office!

Amanda B. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

less tramatic than i thought

Phyllis W. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

He quickly knew what was the cause of my issue. He explained it and how it may have been caused. He told me what the correction is. I respect his straight forward communication.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Graybill

Sarah Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Glynn

always professional and thorough. i have the utmost trust in this office and doctor

Joyce J. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Excellent!

Anna B. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Cecilia Linder Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

This visit was virtually painless and the entire visit was filled with information about what was going on. Add to that, it was interspersed with immensely interesting conversation so the time flew by. At 78, I have seen many specialists. This visit was actually enjoyable!

Barbara Lehner Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

excellent

James R. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Dr. Aasar is has thorough as they come. He is professional and will do what needs to be done to get to the cause of problems. I have 100% confidence in his abilities and his ability to find solutions which I can rarely say about other doctors I see. We could use far more doctors like him.

Dave Seaton Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Aasar

This EMG procedure was easy and not scary at all. Dr. Zaneteas was pleasant and made me feel comfortable throughout the testing. Most of all, he was very thorough. I highly recommend him.

Myron Echelbarger Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

very good dental clinic

Anonymous Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Very personable and detailed.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ebini

nice and helpful

Katherine M. Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Dr. Falendar and his team are experienced and caring. Very thorough and professional. Second child having service here and they are consistent in their practices. We will choose him for any future needs and recommend to others.

Tonya L. Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Teri Reinhart Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Macdonell

was very pleased the staff is friendly they explained everything that was gone to happen and very quick

Anonymous Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

will recommend

Tremayne R. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

I became a patient of Dr. Frick in 2019. With my two visits with Dr. Frick, I have been very impressed and would use the following descriptors: - knowledgeable - prepared - responsive - personable, courteous, respectful I would highly recommend Dr. Frick.

Bruce Hitchcock Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Frick

muy bien

Anonymous Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Had to take my dad in to the ER and he was very understanding about everything and made us feel comfortable in the environment. He got us in and out quickly

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Beard

I’ve been to Dr Gowdanarajan multiple times and have always had a very positive and professional experience

Lynn Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Gowdamarajan

very helpful

Sareia S. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

All staff very friendly and welcoming. Dr. Falender's transparency and wonderful attitude made my procedure less terrifying!

N. B. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

I was having problems with my sinus Dr. Frick said it might be allergies he told me I could us over the counter one went to cvs have been taking the pill problem has gotten better . I do not like to take a lot of medications ,

Paula J Gilliam Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Frick

gary sautter Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Lett

good

Tonya L. Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

awesome

Marcella W. Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Had a tooth extraction while pregnant and it had to be the quickest procedure i have experienced. The front desk are very nice, and keisha is super caring.

Lyndsey A. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

This is the most painless EMG I've ever had! Dr. Zaneteas was wonderful. He was also personable and answered all of my questions.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

Professional and explains things very well. Sense of trust

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Graybill

Awesome doctor and staff! When you are there you are their primary focus.

JanetG Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Dr Cousin has been my neurologist for many years now. She is great at what she does. Very knowledgeable and helpful with my chronic migraines and treatment!

Linda McCullough Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Cousin

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kluzinski

Very caring dr. He takes time to listen and explains everything to you! He preformed a heart Ablation on me in 2019.I highly recommend him.

Diana Biggs Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Malineni

Office was very clean and well sanitized. Receptionist was very friendly. Dr. Zanateas was professional and kept me informed throughout my visit. Great Doctor!

Brenna Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

Denise L. Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Graybill

Dr. Aasar was great. I enjoyed my appoinments with him. He cared about my well being and always seemed interest in my heart health. I will greatly miss him.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Aasar

Dr. – was to repair an infection in my chest due to a heart attack it was a terrible job and I'm still doing with the infection. He has not done anything you fix or repair or even contact me

Bill Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Dash

He is responsibile for saving my life. Literally.

Sue Ahrens Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Aasar

They got me in on short notice due to a patient not showing up. Very nice husband and wife team.

Alicia Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

i was a bit nerves but they coach me through and i feel a lot better and at ease<3

Niaya D. Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Great every time!!!!

Temeki H. Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

I was very satisfied with my visit. Both the doctor and his staff were very courteous and helpful. Dr. Zanateas was patient and extremely informative, answering all my questions.

Theresa Garman May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

Rebecca May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

Thoughtful, thorough, professional. Provided advice and treatment that was extremely helpful.

Dr Michael J Burrell, MD May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kay

It has been a very pleasant experience.

E. W. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Very caring, ask questions, understands your health issues.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Henderson

One of the most thorough doctors I have ever had. Recommended.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ciaccia

Has lots of time for you and explains everything so you can understand. Would recommend.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Carlson

Friendly and helpful staff. They were quick to get us in for consultation and appointment for procedure.

Becca P. May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Shayla Kelly May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Glynn

great

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Salsbury

Barb Pierle May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Franiak

I learned what I was facing with the carpel tunnel symptoms I was experiencing after being a diabetic for 50+ years. Dr Zaneteas explained everything in detail which should give my doctor an idea on how to proceed to give me a better chance of overcoming my hand numbness

Gary G May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Zaneteas

I have trusted variations of this medical group some fifty years and been very satisfied. Dr. Daniel Frick is my primary care physician he is respectful, thorough, approachable, and patiently answers question. I highly recommend this medical group for your medical needs!

Craig Carter May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Frick

have had several experiences-all 5 statr

Nancy R. May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Falender

Has treated both my wife and I. Exceedingly compassionate care.

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr Frick is a highly Professional, engaged Physician who listens to the patient. He asks relevant questions and is a highly accurate diagnostician.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Frick

Location

Community Hospital East

1500 N Ritter Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46219

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