Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (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 Critical Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

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

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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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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73%

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

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Dr. Smyrna Abou Antoun, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Smyrna Abou Antoun, MD

Dr. Dory Abou Jaoude, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Dory Abou Jaoude, MD

Dr. Abdel-Ghanie Abu-Samra, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Abdel-Ghanie Abu-Samra, MD

Dr. Ali Ahmad, MD

Surgical Oncology

Dr. Ali Ahmad, MD

Dr. Selim Ahmed, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Selim Ahmed, MD

Dr. Shaan Akhtar, MD

General Surgery

Dr. Shaan Akhtar, MD

Dr. Samuel Akidiva, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Samuel Akidiva, MD

Dr. Gerald Albert, MD

Urology

11 Ratings
Dr. Gerald Albert, MD

Dr. Joel Alderson, DO

Hematology

2 Ratings
Dr. Joel Alderson, DO

Dr. Holly Allen, MD

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Holly Allen, MD

Dr. Patrick Allen, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Patrick Allen, MD

Dr. Omar Almoghrabi, MD

General Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Omar Almoghrabi, MD

Dr. Carmelita Alvares, MD

Hematology

1 Ratings
Dr. Carmelita Alvares, MD

Dr. Daniel Alvarez, DO

Cardiology

8 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Alvarez, DO

Dr. Hossein Amirani, MD

Cardiology

23 Ratings
Dr. Hossein Amirani, MD

Dr. Alex Ammar, MD

Vascular Surgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Alex Ammar, MD

Dr. Chad Ammar, MD

General Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Chad Ammar, MD

Dr. Jon Anders, MD

Radiation Oncology

4 Ratings
Dr. Jon Anders, MD

Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery

45 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

Dr. Samer Antonios, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Samer Antonios, MD

Dr. Richard Apke, MD

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Richard Apke, MD

Dr. Matthew Arneson, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery

6 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Arneson, MD

Dr. Thomas Ashcom, MD

Cardiology

23 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Ashcom, MD

Dr. Maha Assi, MD

Internal Medicine

16 Ratings
Dr. Maha Assi, MD

Dr. Ari Auron, MD

Pediatric Nephrology

1 Ratings
Dr. Ari Auron, MD

Dr. Robert Badgett, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Robert Badgett, MD

Dr. Ravi Bajaj, MD

Interventional Cardiology

16 Ratings
Dr. Ravi Bajaj, MD

Dr. Husam Bakdash, MD

Cardiology

9 Ratings
Dr. Husam Bakdash, MD

Dr. Daniel Baker, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Daniel Baker, DO

Dr. Andrew Barclay, MD

Geriatric Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Barclay, MD

Dr. Patsy Barker, MD

Pediatrics

12 Ratings
Dr. Patsy Barker, MD

Dr. Tiffini Battiste, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Tiffini Battiste, DO

Dr. Russell Beamer, MD

General Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Russell Beamer, MD

Dr. Sheryl Beard, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Sheryl Beard, MD

Dr. Brett Begnoche, DDS

Dentistry

2 Ratings
Dr. Brett Begnoche, DDS

Dr. Timothy Benning, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

Dr. Timothy Benning, MD

Dr. Peg Bicker, MD

Internal Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Peg Bicker, MD

Dr. Robert Bingaman, MD

General Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Robert Bingaman, MD

Dr. Jacques Blackman, MD

Family Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Jacques Blackman, MD

Dr. Patricia Bledsoe, MD

Family Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Patricia Bledsoe, MD

Dr. R Bloom, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

12 Ratings
Dr. R Bloom, MD

Dr. Alexander Bollinger, MD

Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

29 Ratings
Dr. Alexander Bollinger, MD

Dr. Roger Bond, MD

Cardiology

2 Ratings
Dr. Roger Bond, MD

Dr. Ellen Borst, DO

Family Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Ellen Borst, DO

Dr. Maged Botros, MD

Emergency Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Maged Botros, MD

Dr. Sheri Boynton-Love, DDS

Cosmetic Dentistry

15 Ratings
Dr. Sheri Boynton-Love, DDS

Dr. Dee Bragg, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Dee Bragg, MD

Dr. Sharon Breit, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

49 Ratings
Dr. Sharon Breit, MD

Dr. Nicholas Brewer, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Nicholas Brewer, MD

Dr. Michael Brown, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

26 Ratings
Dr. Michael Brown, MD

Dr. Nicholas Brown, MD

General Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Nicholas Brown, MD

Dr. Val Brown, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Val Brown, MD

Dr. Denise Bruey, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Denise Bruey, MD

Dr. Gerard Brungardt, MD

Hospice & Palliative Medicine

Dr. Gerard Brungardt, MD

Dr. David Bryant, MD

Radiation Oncology

3 Ratings
Dr. David Bryant, MD

Dr. Rodney Bryant, MD

Geriatric Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Rodney Bryant, MD

Dr. Bruce Buhr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

24 Ratings
Dr. Bruce Buhr, MD

Dr. Thang Bui, OD

Optometry

28 Ratings
Dr. Thang Bui, OD

Dr. Eric Bunting, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

26 Ratings
Dr. Eric Bunting, MD

Dr. Gregory Byrd, MD

Urology

25 Ratings
Dr. Gregory Byrd, MD

Dr. Frank Bysfield, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Frank Bysfield, MD

Dr. RafaelEduardo CabreraSalinas, MD

Cardiology

Dr. RafaelEduardo CabreraSalinas, MD

Dr. Anita Campbell, MD

Ophthalmology

12 Ratings
Dr. Anita Campbell, MD

Dr. Michael Cannon, MD

Oncology

10 Ratings
Dr. Michael Cannon, MD

Dr. Susan Carr, MD

Psychosomatic Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Susan Carr, MD

Dr. Alberto Carro, MD

Emergency Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Alberto Carro, MD

Dr. Antonio Carro, MD

Family Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Antonio Carro, MD

Dr. Bonnie Cassidy, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Bonnie Cassidy, MD

Dr. Ushasri Challa, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Ushasri Challa, MD

Dr. Howard Chang, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Howard Chang, MD

Dr. Maria Chang, MD

Gastroenterology

16 Ratings
Dr. Maria Chang, MD

Dr. Bassem Chehab, MD

Cardiology

15 Ratings
Dr. Bassem Chehab, MD

Dr. Mei Cheng, MD

Pediatrics

Dr. Mei Cheng, MD

Dr. Richard Claiborne, MD

Critical Care Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Richard Claiborne, MD

Dr. Stephen Clark, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Stephen Clark, MD

Dr. Matthew Conrad, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

16 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Conrad, MD

Dr. Chad Corrigan, MD

Trauma Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Chad Corrigan, MD

Dr. Thomas Cox, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Thomas Cox, MD

Dr. Laurie Coyner, MD

Psychiatry

5 Ratings
Dr. Laurie Coyner, MD

Dr. Teresa Craddock, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

11 Ratings
Dr. Teresa Craddock, MD

Dr. Valerie Creswell, MD

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Valerie Creswell, MD

Dr. Amy Curry, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Amy Curry, MD

Dr. Robert Cusick, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

17 Ratings
Dr. Robert Cusick, MD

Dr. Therese Cusick, MD

Breast Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Therese Cusick, MD

Dr. Christopher Dakhil, MD

Oncology

15 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Dakhil, MD

Dr. Shaker Dakhil, MD

Medical Oncology

35 Ratings
Dr. Shaker Dakhil, MD

Dr. Thuy Dang, MD

Family Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Thuy Dang, MD

Dr. Bradley Dart, MD

Trauma Surgery

29 Ratings
Dr. Bradley Dart, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Davis, MD

Family Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Davis, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Davis, MD

Urology

11 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Davis, MD

Dr. Paul Davis, MD

Family Medicine

22 Ratings
Dr. Paul Davis, MD

Dr. Gabriel De La Garza, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

Dr. Gabriel De La Garza, MD

Dr. James Degner, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. James Degner, MD

Dr. Daniel Dejong, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Daniel Dejong, MD

Dr. James Delmore, MD

Oncology

8 Ratings
Dr. James Delmore, MD

Dr. Clifford Depew, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

9 Ratings
Dr. Clifford Depew, MD

Provider Reviews

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Harry Morris, MD

Love Dr. Holly Montgomery, not only was she great to help easy my worries, I am partial to her as she was a classmate of my son at Collegiate, and has wonderful parents. Very smart and we'll educated.

Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Holly Montgomery, MD

Dr. Kindel is an excellent obgyn! She is very knowledgeable, kind and caring. I have been a patient of hers for 27 years.

Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Victoria Kindel, MD

Dr. Montgomery provided educational material and took time to review my health background and concerns.

Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Holly Montgomery, MD

I have not gotten a call back from nurse on scheduling an injection that was 2 days ago!

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd, MD

A friend's physician recommended "Anyone at Wichita Urology." Some of the Docs there have long waiting lists, but I was able to get in to see Dr. Davis in a reasonable amount of time and count myself very lucky to be under his care.

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Davis, MD

Dr. Montgomery was great! Very personable and ready to answer any questions I had. Would definitely recommend her if your looking for an OBGYN.

Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Holly Montgomery, MD

Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. John Fanning, MD

Great staff. Great doctor. He took plenty of time to explain everything to me.

Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Prohaska, MD

Listened and respected my input. Easy to talk to. Very knowledgeable about my condition and provided several options for a solution.

Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Byrd, MD

in Wichita, KS - Sep 01 2019

Review for Dr. Steven Ericksen, MD

He is concise when answering your questions and give you the answers to your questions.

in KS - Aug 31 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Pappademos, MD

Great surgeon. He will do my next knee also. I refer everyone with knee trouble to Dr. Pappademos.

Aug 31 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Pappademos, MD

I have had hip replacement surgery with him, and now a knee replacement surgery. I like his manners and professionalism.

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Shepherd, MD

Waiting period short; forms to fill out were brief with incisive questions. Staff courteous and functions to the point. Doctor was courteous and cheerfully professional. Explained my problem and indicated a solution.

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

It was a little long of a wait but I was pleased with the knowledge of both Drs

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Pappademos, MD

Dr. Lucas took into account all of the test results I brought in and took more in the office. He showed them to me and explained what I was looking at in terms I can understand. He asked about my activity habits and goals and provided appropriate treatment. He’s a great doctor.

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Brennen Lucas, MD

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Fadi Joudi, MD

Everything was great! Doctors, PA’s and nursing staff are friendly and caring. Would highly recommend this doctor and his practice.

in Wichita, KS - Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Pappademos, MD

Excellent. Dr. Morgan is professional, considerate and takes whatever time is necessary to explain everything. Quick response in calling with test results.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Randall Morgan, MD

Absolutely amazing doctor! Very calming presence to be around and had no problem answering the incredibly long list of questions I had for her.

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Holly Montgomery, MD

Very professional, Dr. Richardson explained my illness, easy to understand.

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Tim Richardson, MD

Aug 25 2019

Review for Dr. Aaron Nilhas, MD

Always happy to see Dr. Anderson at my visits. Is very straight forward on what is happening and what to expect in my future.

in Wichita, KS - Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

Dr. Corrigan does excellent work. Had to wait in waiting room for an hour past scheduled time.

Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Chad Corrigan, MD

He diagnosed my problem and started out with a conservative path. I agree with how he is handling this.

Aug 23 2019

Review for Dr. Alexander Bollinger, MD

I feel fortunate to have Dr. Schwertfeger as one of my doctors. He is a great listener, empathetic and wants to help.

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Ty Schwertfeger, MD

I’m having a great experience with Dr. Jackson and his stuff. I appreciate that he actually gives attention to my needs as a patient and cares about my concerns.

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Jackson, MD

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Ted Snodgrass, MD

Very high level of professionalism Demonstrated care and concern and listens to your concerns Feel very confident with his expertise Highly recommend this dr

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Byrd, MD

Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Lana Hattar, MD

Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Jody Elson, MD

I already have. He is great. His procedure was less painful and I recovered faster.

Aug 15 2019

Review for Dr. Bradley Dart, MD

Dr Reals is my Primary Care Provider at the Wichita VA. He is caring and astute. He answers all my questions and is very thorough. I feel very secure in his capable hands.

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Reals, MD

I see Dr Elhomsy through the VA DIGMA program. He is engaged and thoughtful. He treats me as a patient and an equal which is often times rare. I am being treated for diabetes and the older I get the more complex it becomes. Dr Elhomsy is equipped for the challenge.

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Georges Elhomsy, MD

Aug 10 2019

Review for Dr. Alexander Bollinger, MD

Dr Pappademos I saw on my 1st visit & the PA I saw on my 2nd visit were very professional with very good bedside manners.

Aug 10 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Pappademos, MD

For a first time visit , he was very nice. We knew nothing about him before our primary Dr. Sent us to him.

Aug 10 2019

Review for Dr. Alexander Bollinger, MD

Everyone was great and Dr. Prohaska was the first to really figure out my shoulder problems. He has a great staff and everyone was friendly. I would highly recommend Dr. Prohaska and AOA.

Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Prohaska, MD

I think he has done great job doing my surgery. The incision marks are so nice. I like him very much.

Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Fadi Joudi, MD

Risks and expectation were well communicated. Unexpected complications were taken in stride without any further problems, and followup continues as expected. Great job, doc!

Aug 07 2019

Review for Dr. Matthew Arneson, MD

My visit was excellent! Dr Kroeker answered all my questions about autoantibodies and the visit was very reassuring. She is very caring and extremely intelligent yet never patronizing. I highly recommend her.

Aug 07 2019

Review for Dr. Elizabeth Kroeker, MD

My primary physician for many years. Practical, able to understand and explain causes, options and effects of various meds. Very professional and trustworthy.

Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. Elizabeth Kroeker, MD

Very professional, pleasant, understanding and was never in a rush to move along to the next patient. Does not try and make decisions for you but gives every option available and lets you make the decision that is comfortable to you.

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Daniel Prohaska, MD

No wait time. 24 hours later and I realized I was walking with no pain anywhere.

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Anderson, MD

I've been a patient of dr jansson for several years I've always recommended him to family and friends for which several hsve used him

Aug 02 2019

Review for Dr. Kenneth Jansson, MD

Dr. Saad got me in a moment's notice for a surgery clearance that my pcp fell behind on. He was so kind, so reassuring, and talked to me to calm me down. He didnt have to do that but he did. He is one of the most compassionate doctors I have ever been too. I would refer anyone I love to him.

Aug 02 2019

Review for Dr. Andre Saad, MD

Amazing staff and dr Jackson is very informative and makes me feel like I’m in good hands.

Aug 01 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Jackson, MD

Timely new patient appointment, great listener, and thoroughly explained options.

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Harry Morris, MD

Location

Ascension Via Christi Hospital St. Francis

929 N Saint Francis St, Wichita, KS 67214