Saint Luke's South Hospital

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection 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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Saint Luke's South Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%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%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%74%66%

Saint Luke's South Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I had a very thorough consultation with Dr. Badwey. He explained my condition and answered all my questions and was very personable.

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Badwey

She did an excellent job explaining the procedure.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

In and out quick. Was courteous and informative. Gave options for relief.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Joan Woods Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Badwey

Dr. Jones was outstanding when he completed surgery on my right knee in 2012 and is now working extensively with me and a problem relating to my left knee. I recommend Dr. Jones highly!

Bruce Margolin Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Wingerter

Mary C. Merola Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Badwey

He takes good care of my knees

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

After xrays and thorough evaluation, Dr Jones did not immediately talk surgery to address pain in both of my shoulders, but first ordered physical therapy, which I am beginning this week.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

Debbie D Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gaur

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

Went in for mohs she was great!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

I had a compression vertebrae fracture at L1 and Dr Koreckij performed a Kyphoplasty surgery. He was friendly, patient and I felt at ease with him. The surgery was excellent and I was relieved of the terrible pain.

SHIRLEY MYERS Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Koreckij

Great experience with Dr. Thompson. He is thorough, he listens and he’s very thoughtful about treatment. Love the staff and the office. Everyone is willing to help and point you in the right direction. I will be back!

Emily Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Thompson

Excellent staff. Great job on shoulder.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

Course of treatment works. He listens and I trust his advice and judgment.

Karen Sexton Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

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Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Have been seeing Dr. Badwey for years. He always explains my condition, and the options, well, but is good about leaving final decisions about my care up to me.

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Badwey

Great listener. Took time to explain all the options and listened to our concerns.

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Excellent

Cathie Peterson Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

He is very caring and takes the time the listen and answer questions.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

Teresa K Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Koreckij

Carla S. Dyer Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Shriwise

I have found Dr Post to be both competent and professional. I would highly recommend her as a physician. Cathie Peterson

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Post

I am very impressed with Dr. Stevens. I am a nurse and highly recommend her. She was thorough, warm and took her time explaining things to me, making sure I understood all of my options. All of the office staff, including her nurse and nurse assistant, were friendly and attentive.

Karen G Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Stevens

Been my dermatologist for years. Outstanding doctor & mohs surgeon.

Roy Worthington Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Dr. Nash is very thorough and thoughtful!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Nash

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Dempewolf

Dr. Sharpe is one of the most professional Doctors that I have ever had treat me. He has done two surgeries for me and both came out excellent. I would, and have recommended him to all my friends.

Bob Angell Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Expert compassionate care Could not have been better

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Great visit. Dr. Spenceri is the ultimate professional. I’m very pleased with all aspects of her service. Regards, Jim Steckart

Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Michele M. Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. McEwan

Mel Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Very easy to talk with. Very knowledgeable and explains things thoroughly.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dempewolf

Most efficient and painless drs visit I’ve truly ever had. Yes he’s fast, but I for one appreciate that.

Charles Blocker Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Aks

Dr. Sharpe is always prompt, understanding, explanations are easy to understand and he is helpful with next steps. He has earned my trust!

Patricia Carnahan Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

I was able to get in to see Dr. Cusick right away and schedule my surgery asap. His staff was super friendly and I'm very happy with my results!

Krissy H. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Cusick

Rebecca Harman Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Finks

This was my semi-annual skin check after Dr. Spenceri removed a melanoma from my back and a basal cell carcinoma from under my arm. She is always thorough and friendly as she discussed spots that I should keep an eye on. I highly recommend Dr. Spenceri for exams, treatment and surgery.

Mike G Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Dr Bruce was very impersonal and detached. He went through the exam steps protocol and then sent me on my way providing no feedback whatsoever about my condition. Sent me to get a pain shot - dismissed!!

Bobbie Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Bruce

Bobbie Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Koenig

Dr Spenceri provides excellent care and communication.

Collis Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Dr Grantham has been the best cardiologist. He has taken the extra effort to take care of my husband even when others choose to decline an explanation of condition(s). He has always be great and so has his associates and staff.

Genia Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Grantham

Dr. Azzam performed a meniscus tear surgery on my knee. Very precise and understandable explanation on what the procedure would be. Professional with a great bedside manner. Overall great experience with Dr. Azzam and his staff.

Jeffrey Thornton Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

After 13 years with T1D, Dr. Walewicz is by far the best doctor I have had. She is the perfect mix between a little tough love and understanding that I need in an Endo. I'd recommend her highly.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Walewicz

Jillian M. Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. McCullough

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Shook

Kate May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Dr. Griffin is a wonderful doctor! She listens to me and provides excellent care. I couldn’t be ask for a better caregiver!

Pam Magnant May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Griffin

Donald M. May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Bleazard

pleasant and took time to be sure all wasvwell

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Morris

She is very personable and takes her time with her patients! The kids love her!

Michaela May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Pierson

Kristen Verdi May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Daggett

Scott Robbins May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Dr.Hiatt and staff are GREAT! Very knowledgeable and professional. I’ve had both hands done and never felt rushed. I wouldn’t trust anyone else to do the surgery. A HUGE thanks to Dr. Hiatt (and all of his staff)!! Would highly recommend!

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hiatt

Jesse M Reed May 13 2020

Review for Dr. McCullough

Have never had any issues or problems with Dr. Johnson. He explains anything that needs explaining. Almost always on time for appointments. Pleasant and easy to talk to about my problems

joe yates May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Brittany Fugate May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Russell

Nothing but great things to say about Dr.Azzam. very professional and kind. Overall great treatment. I had 4 surgeries for a dislocated shoulder. Thank you Dr Micheal Azzam -Jose Carpio sagastume

Jose May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

MJM - Lenexa, KS May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Roberts

through, explained everything carefully and logically, highly recommended

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Baklanov

Dr. Sharpe has helped me with a problem knee with good results.

Ed P May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Excellent doctor, I could not have chosen a better surgeon. Highly recommend Dr Azzam

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Dr Brooks is great. He does what is best for the patient which is not always what the patient wants. He balances his care with compassion and knowledge.

Djo Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

Appts available within days. Short wait times in office. Dr. Sharpe provides as much time as patient needs for Q & A/concerns.

Billie Whisler Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

From the surgeries Dr. Sharpe has done for our family, we feel he is the best Orthopedic Doctor there is!

Donald Cook Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sharpe

Dr. Azzam repaired a rotator cuff and bicep tear and did a WONDERFUL job! I healed very quickly and had minimal pain. He is very patient with hyper and impatient patients who really don't like being down and out.

Tania Aranki Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Karen Mische Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lem

Jeremy V Apr 12 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Salin

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Pierson

RUSS CLARK Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Spenceri

Dr. Bruce is an excellent doctor with a very good bed side manner. He always takes time to listen to what going on and fully explains his diagnosis.

Jeff Chambers Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Bruce

Dr C did a fantastic job describing the procedure to me and my wife and made us feel very at ease. Follow up care was excellent. They have a very friendly efficient staff. I highly recommend Dr C for any and all plastic surgery procedures you may need.

Jeff S. Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cusick

Dr. Cusick was extremely friendly and explained everything very well. His staff was also very friendly and helpful with any questions or issues that I needed.

Melinda P. Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cusick

I appreciated that they are taking extra precautions (above and beyond anywhere else I have been)due to the corona virus. I was very satisfied with the treatment I received from Dr. Van Den Berghe and his assistants It was a good experience all around.

M. S. Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. van Den Berghe

Dr Elton is very knowledgeable, skilled, a great communicator, friendly and consultative in her approach. The office is also very efficiently run. I would highly recommend her!

Susan Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Elton

I had carpal tunnel surgery on my right hand

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Walker

She took so much time with me and did not rush me. But most importantly she developed a plan to ease my pain.

Marty Hatten Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Elton

Kathleen Higgins Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Walker

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bleazard

After confirming my bicep had been torn, Dr. Azzam was willing and able to perform my surgery quickly. I was very comfortable with his approach, as he explained all that was damaged and his plan to fix it! I will certainly call on him should I ever need his help again!

Mary Hoelting Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Dr Cusick and his staff are awesome!!

Anonymous Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Cusick

The visit with the Dr. was very rushed, and seemed he had decided what the issue was without fully discussing. The followup email and report included comments about documentation provided that actually was NOT provided.

Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Great doctor and cares about the patient. Listens to what the patient has to say.

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. van Den Berghe

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Salin

Dr. Bleazzard very honest, to the point and leaving decision up to me, the patient. Staff very good too

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bleazard

He was more hands on than other specialists I have been. He’s up front and looks at the good of the patient when making decisions

Bonnie Luth Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Sarah Davis Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Latteier

He is very nice, and knowledgeable. I will see him again if I have problems with my shoulder. He is great.

Betty Yoder Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hiatt

The minute Dr. Jameson saw my swollen feet and legs, she made mea referral and sent me to a lymphedema specialist. 9 weeks later I have normal legs! She is the best doctor I have ever had! I value her professionally and personally.

Nancy Keller Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Jameson

Jim Flood Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Azzam

Dr. Lem is an absolutely stellar physician!

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Lem

Dr Elton and her team treated me like an intelligent adult at all times. They sought to understand all my questions and comments, providing me with knowledge to better make both current and future decisions concerning my health. They are exactly what I would expect of a world class medical team.

Craig McSherry Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Elton

Location

Saint Luke's South Hospital

12300 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66213