Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana

63%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

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

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
  • 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
  • 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

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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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64%

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

63%

Would definitely recommend
7% lower than the national average

Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana

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%74%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%53%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Very caring doctor and shows concern about my specific needs. I have been his patient for many years. Dr. Sekar has given me a new lease on life since being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.

RALPH M. WETZEL May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sekar

I was pleased with the whole experience and would not hesitate to recommend Dr. O'Neill. He explained everything very well and the after care directions were easy to follow and complete. The staff was very helpful also and I appreciated their friendliness and professionalism.

A. K. May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

It was a good experience and informational. Great staff

Larry A Fraser May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Berghoff

Excellent Doctor and Team!!!!

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Berghoff

Personable bedside manner. Very thorough care and treatment across the board. Definitely recommend!!

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lazoff

After being a patient for many years, experienced my first video conference with the Dr and it went exceedingly well. He continues to explain to me in everyday terms and listens very well.

REM May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Rumancik

Dr. Surakanti kept adjusting my medicine until I felt fine. I have a deep respect for him and highly recommend him. His office staff are very kind.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Surakanti

Dr Kahn is Superb Very friendly - Very experienced & very competent! He is The BEST!

BRad May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Dr. Ducker is a high energy friendly physician. He answers your questions and takes time to listen to you. I personally have high confidence in him.

Dave Hopper May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ducker

Listens to you and explains what treatment is indicated

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Karl

Excellent virtual consult/visit.

Warren Cole May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ducker

very proffesional not bad at all

Mark N. May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

Very efficient

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. McGee

Henry Willis III May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hamlet

Dr McGee is the best back doctor. Good to talk to. Explains things so that you can understand.

Gary Spry May 21 2020

Review for Dr. McGee

Everyone was very polite and professional. Great experience ????

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Reecer

Very friendly , always smiling, very calm and gives you the time that is needed, never feel rush, Cant see his beautiful smile now that the mask is our new normal. Love this office

Sallie B. May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

Great. Puts you at ease. Explains everything. Patient care is excellent.

Glenn M. May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

DR. O'Neill and his staff were very friendly and confident. with the tests and procedure I had done. They show a great deal of professionalism with the Covid 19 and just in general. would highly reccomend their office to anyone in need of their services.

J. S. May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

He talked me through everything and was very kind.

Ashley L. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

I wouldn't go to another provider. Dr O'Neill explained the procedure and it went perfect. He is awesome at what he does. I recommend you use for your dental needs.

Brent Y. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

The procedure went by quickly and painlessly.

A. P. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

Staff is always very kind and friendly and competent. They make a tough experience as good as it can be. From the front desk to the assistants to Dr. O'Neill all are very excellent.

Ron D. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Neill

Holly May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Very personable and kind.

Karen Wisel May 19 2020

Review for Dr. McGee

Each staff member was professional, concerned, courteous, and genuinely happy to be doing their jobs. For a first visit to ONE, it was a very welcoming experience. Dr. Harris took time to discuss x-rays and pain symptoms and to offer choices for treatment and future treatments.

Carolyn Mueller May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Harris

Everything you expect as a consumer of medical services; excellent care, the latest technology to make sure procedures are done with exacting perfection, efficient and cordial office staff with reminders for appointments and follow-up.

Rob Rummel May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lugakingira

Extremely competent. Detailed consultation. Sense of humor. Highly recommend.

Barbara J. Metelko May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Choi

Dr Maria Valcarcel Was Very Excellent.And I Would Recomend Her To Someone.Who Would Need Nephrologist..

May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Valcarcel

As always, insightful & helpful.

Edward Kester May 16 2020

Review for Dr. O'Shaughnessy

I had a telephone conference with Dr. Venkat. We discuss my lab results and medication adjustments. He asked me about my health situation.

Tawfic Tillawi May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Venkatakrishna

she has been my very favorite doctor I am very thankful that she kept me from ever going to dialysis she truly had my health in the foreground I felt very sad when she closed her practice

christa adams May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Total waste of time and money. Problem not resolved.

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hamlet

Dr. Patel is a caring, and excellent doctor. He is the best allergy doctor I have ever had. Follow his instructions and you will do well.

Anne May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I love Dr. Hamlet, he's very caring and thorough, he doesn't rush through my appointment. He always listens to everything I have to say or ask.

Phyllis May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hamlet

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Rumsey

Everything was done professionally. Dr was clear in his explanation of test results.

Ken Symonds May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Raval

Jennifer earhart May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

I’ve seen this doctor for the last 13 years very impressed couldn’t get a nicer guy

Matthew Kahn May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nolan

Dr. Carl always has a good bedside manner. He always asks before the appt. Is over if there's anything else that he can help with. I always appreciate his time and great level of care.

M. Holloway May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Karl

Dr. Ghori and staff are amazing. He fixed my back and it took all the pain away. I highly recommend Dr. Ghori and Staff. Thank you. HOLLY

Holly Barton May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ghori

I would not trust my Spine health to anyone but Dr. McGee! He is an excellent physician first, surgeon second. Honest evaluation; if he can’t help you he tells you that immediately. I have had cervical as well as Lumbar fusions from him and he fixed me...gave me back my life!

McGee is an outstanding physician May 12 2020

Review for Dr. McGee

Dr Beuchel is an outstanding physician who goes out of his way to help his patients by taking his time and explaining everything he is going to do prior to surgery. I felt like I was his only patient. I would highly recommend Dr Beuchel to anyone looking for an orthopedic doctor.

Robin Washburn May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Beuchel

Doctor Kollipara identified my issue when my previous doctor failed

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kollipara

Carol A. Wurst May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Salam

Jerry May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hardin

Well done. If going to a dental office was ever a pleasure, this would be the place. Friendly, courteous, knowledgeable, and skillful. Highly recommend Dr. Lugakingira.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Lugakingira

The staff was very considerate to instruct me how to proceed during my appointment so that everyone could be safe during the procedure. Everyone was helpful and Julie did an excellent job with the BBL. I’m very pleased with the results one week out! ~Susan

~Susan May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Very personable and very knowledgeable. Good bedside manner and gentle. Staff was very helpful and had a very good friendly attitude.

David Short May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Williams Sr

It was great. Answered all my questions. Very professional and friendly.

Linda Gallmeyer May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ducker

By telephone, because the server for the video conferencing connection was out of service.

Timothy J. Murphy May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Raval

I felt very comfortable

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Habib

Regular transplant follow up

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Barrido

I am so grateful for the care and concern that he gives!! He also goes above and beyond!!! Thank you, Dr. O'shaunessey!!

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. O'Shaughnessy

Dr Isaac takes the time to really listen and talk to you. Very calming and reassuring nature.

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Isaac

Nicole May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ramrakhiani

Chris May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Farooqui

Everything went smoothly. I got what I came for--an evaluation and plan of care.

Patty Rinker May 05 2020

Review for Dr. LaSalle

Very caring staff, I do recommend to everyone who has pain to see Dr Kulkarni

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kulkarni

He didn't listen to how I felt, and it turns out I had geststational diabetes. He has a horrible temper.

Sara Israel Hogan May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Lorenc

Dr. Was pleasant to talk to,answered my questions at our first office visit.

Marilyn Copeland May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ducker

We did an over the phone visit. As usual, dr Asher was kind and informative. Always glad to see you and has a real concern for your well being

Mike berry May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Asher

Very pleasant Dr. I haven't met her but the phone visit was great.

Linda J. May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Valcarcel

Ric & Barb Barnes May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Barrido

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Dr. McGee is the best. I would not want any other surgeon to work on my back. He is very professional and at the same time very caring. Great bedside manner.

PLA1027 Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. McGee

Dr. Salam is an outstanding health care provider. Skilled, kind, patient. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

Robert Wilson Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Salam

Susan, Decatur, Indiana Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Salam

Pam Notestine Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Dumas

She always explains everything thoroughly.

Alan Pritchard Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Valcarcel

Faith Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Carol Lyons Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Visit via teleconference. We connected promptly. Dr Gupta was pleasant, kind and precise to the point. Clearly understood her explanations of my lab results. I have confidence in her taking good care of my kidney.

DeLois Johnson Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

I am so happy how Dr. Munir cares about my health. I was happy we could see each other on a digital format. His staff is great also. Thank you! David Stabler

David P Stabler Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Munir

Wonderful Doctor! Diagnosed my stage 4 cancer two years ago. Now cancer free. Thank you Dr Dumas.

Patty Lichtsinn Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Dumas

Mandy Barnhart Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nuckols

Judy New Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

We had a great experience with Dr. Rao - he helped my daughter tremendously!

Natalie Langschwager Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

It was much better since I did not have to leave my house.

Nancy Till Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. O'Shaughnessy

very thorough, pleasant; does not hurry you through your appointment. I am older; he wants to make sure I understand his instructions and that he understands what I'm telling him. His clothing, hands and nails are CLEAN!

Beverly Joann Harrah Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Agnihotri

Tod Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Nuckols

My son has been a patient for years now. He is great with his patients.

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Herr

It was a videoconference appointment. Would not connect first time. Got through about an hour late. Dr. Gupta is very nice and caring. Like her a lot.

Larry Gibson Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Dr. Habib is very personable and caring. He takes interest in me personally and explains well.

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Habib

Dr. Rao agreed with my diagnosis of spasmodic dysphasia! October 10, 2019 I received my first injections. It’s been amazing and lasted over 6 months. Next injections on May 14! He was very kind and as happy as I was over the results!!!

Deb Torres, Warsaw, IN Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

M.G. Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Dr ducker has always told us what to expect and the truth.

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ducker

I can't really express how grateful I am for Dr. Khan! My entire time working with him has been excellent. I have never met a more patient person! Calming and supportive . I was awake during my procedure and I could hear him patiently working. I simply was amazed. My eye are so important to me.

David Gladding-Vanderipe Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Dr. John Manalo was very professional, friendly and easy to talk to during my appointment. He explained everything very well- especially when reviewing my xrays. He thoroughly discussed any options I had concerning my knee and answered all my questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Manalo .

Donna Beck Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Manalo

Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rao

Dr Jimenez and his staff deliver amazing results. They are professional and efficient. My leg is miraculously better. Thanks

laura Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Jimenez

He ruined me by doing a lousy job on the surgery he did on me. I don't recommend him on anything. He is a quack.

Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Canavati

Listened to me and asked questions pertaining to my visit and gave time for me to answer.

Brenda Kay Hutton Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Valcarcel

Heather Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Dumas

This was my second time there I will always go to him for all my oral surgery needs he is very skilled and excellent bedside manner.

Erin Herber Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Lugakingira

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lorenc

Location

Lutheran Hospital Of Indiana

7950 W Jefferson Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804