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Methodist West Hospital

Methodist West Hospital is a medical facility located in West Des Moines, IA. This hospital has been recognized for Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence 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

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in hospital outpatient total knee and total hip replacement

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Data Source

Providers

Provider Reviews

My family and I have gone to Dr. A for over 20 years. He is very kind, professional, personable and thorough. He readily answers all your questions and is honest about your skin health. His staff are exceptional. I highly recommend anyone needing a dermatologist to go to him.

May 15 2024

Review for Dr. Abrahamson

Dr. Weresh is not only an excellent surgeon, he is a kind man. In 2012, he performed bilateral knee replacements. I have never had any issues with the knees and at 71 years old, I exercise at the gym 2 - 3 times a week.

Mar 27 2024

Review for Dr. Weresh

Went in for line filler. No noticeable difference except the hug bruise he caused near my lip. People think i have a big food stain on my face. He can’t even hold the syringe without dripping serum out.

Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Cherny

Arrogant, patronizing, doesn't listen and totally lacks compassion. She can't seem to wait to get you out of the office. Completely dismissive of anything you try to tell/ask her or in sharing what other providers may have told you. She says things like "You may as well get used to the fact that...

Aug 31 2022

Review for Trisha Hittenmiller

She was totally cold and lacked any compassion. Was unwilling to listen and rushed out appointment. I’ve never left a medical office feeling less heard. Do yourself a favor. Do not waste your time, money, energy, or emotions be seeing her.

Apr 23 2022

Review for Trisha Hittenmiller

Location

Methodist West Hospital

1660 60th St, West Des Moines IA 50266

CallDirections

(515) 343-1000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Methodist West Hospital located?

Methodist West Hospital is located at 1660 60th St, West Des Moines, IA 50266. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Methodist West Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Methodist West Hospital has been awarded with Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, and Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Does Methodist West Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Methodist West Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Methodist West Hospital profile..

How does Methodist West Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1660 60th St

West Des Moines, IA 50266

Directions

(515) 343-1000