Saint Joseph East

73%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

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
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

73%

Would definitely recommend
3% higher than the national average

Saint Joseph East

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%76%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%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%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%66%

Saint Joseph East

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Great experience. Pro staff. Friendly. Dr Hunt was thorough. Nice Guy too

Doug Watson Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Hunt

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Very overbooked, you are just a number. More concerned about making money than being a good healthcare provider. She used to be amazing but now is only focused on growing. Not on patients.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Karon

No Experience! Got a Bill For Office Visit 6-9-20!! Have only Been there Twice And that was Maybe Winter of 2012! So Yes Highly Agitated! Won’t this Matter Resolved A.S.A.P.!!

Allen carter Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Freels

Dr. Favetto is professional, skilled, and knowledgeable. I would highly recommend him for your medical needs.

Leon Davidson Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Patricia Asher Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Carr

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Youkilis

Knows her way around feet Not rough at all Very personable

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kincaid

I had a hip replacement surgery in March and it went perfectly. Dr. Christiansen did a wonderful job on me as he did my wife 12 years ago. I recommend he and his staff

Lou B Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

I would recommend Dr. Karon as small-around best in everything from her practice to her office decor, bedside manner, and attention to detail. She wants perfection in attending her patients. She has twice changed my life with her surgical skills. She’s a genius and an artist. I love this woman.

Sr Becky Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Karon

Talks so you can understand him and he is very knowledgeable.

Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Good and exelente person

Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Dr Atkins was pleasant & informative. He answered our questions clearly & made a recommendation for further assistance if needed. We would recommend Dr Atkins without hesitation.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Atkins

Dr. Lockstadt thoroughly explains all medical info and procedures and answers all my questions. I trust Dr. Lockstadt and highly recommend him.

Sharon King Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lockstadt

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Vasicek

Dr Harrod and his staff are wonderful, efficient and incredibly kind. He was the perfect pick for my sons injury. So grateful for them all...

Z. Davidson Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

The doctor and his staff are friendly and instill confidence. It's a busy practice but has reasonable wait times and seems clean and well organized.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Lockstadt

Knowledgeable Doctor who answered all my questions and fully explained everything in Colbert with my treatment.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Larry Wheeler Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

I would highly recommend Dr. Huff to all my friends or anyone who needs help. He has help me in too many ways. Very patient with his patients and really listens to them.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Huff Jr

Great first visit, very efficient and so kind, as I was in pain. Dr. Huff told me just what was going to happen with the surgery and that I would get a knee made just for me. I will highly recommend Bluegrass Orthopedic to anyone.

Judi P Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Huff Jr

Everyone from the ladies at registration, x-ray, the PA that I saw and the discharge ladies were excellent. I recommend this office to everyone I talk to that are in need of any type of ortho treatment.

Maureen ‘Cookie’ Daly Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

I would highly recommend Dr Lockstadt very knowledgeable

G S Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lockstadt

Sandra K. Gosney May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

My visit was a follow up to a cataract procedure. Received good news, everything looks great. Discussed my next procedure in late June.

Brenda Watts May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Garrett

Everyone did a very good job. Very professional and caring. Highly recommended.

David Helton May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Vasicek

He will find the problem or work with someone who can help find the problem and fix it.

Vincent Morris May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Dr. Hunt is very compassionate & highly qualified! I had multilevel back surgery & I am feeling great with no sciatic/nerve pain at all.

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hunt

i work for BGO, and had injured my ankle the day before at the lake. Dr Harris was AMAZING with my care even though i did not require that much in my healing process. he was through, attentive and i know he truly cares not only about his patients but his staff as well.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

Went over MRI results. Gave me good detail on what he saw. Made recommendations on how to heal; instead of straight to surgery.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Huff Jr

robert noe lexington ky May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Svetich

Great visit. Dr. Huffman was on time and the staff treated me with respect. I went in for a LASIK evaluation. Prior to surgery I had 20/400 vision and now I am in 20/20! Best decision I have ever made.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Huffman

Mary R May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Balthrop

Highly skilled and knowledgeable professional.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Melvin May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Qazi

My son is 10 and has been seeing Dr. Bradburn since he was a baby. We love the fact that he tells you what he does with his children and gives advice from his own experiences. Would recommend him to anyone!

Tasha Rogers May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bradburn

This was a follow-up visit to past carpal tunnel surgery. It was a quick visit, not much conversation.

Bill Barker May 20 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

I had a Telemedicine appointment with Dr Donegan. It was great! He is very nice and wants to help you. Would definitely recommend Dr Donegan.

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

She was very compassionate and, listened to all of my concerns. She delivered my 3rd child and was fantastic!

Addie May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Carr

Dr. Nesbitt always takes his time and explains things to me. I do not mind waiting past my appt time bc I know he is giving his attention to someone who needs it. I wait my turn knowing he will do the same for me. Very intelligent and thorough doc and personable. So glad I found him!

Katrina Jackson May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Nesbitt

Excellent. Very friendly & thorough. Was pleased with Dr. Favetto & staff.

Diana Trautwein May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

I went to have a partial knee replacement done he was excellent as well as his nurse Brianna .I would highly recommend him for surgery on

david poynter May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Balthrop

Great

Jose Fernandez May 14 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

It’s been a long time since I’ve been able to trust a dr with their care; so I was grateful to meet Dr. Donegan. He listened carefully to my description of the symptoms, did a thorough examination, went over my films, and left me feeling like my dx had a resolution.

Paige May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Took care of my problem.

Eldon Asher May 12 2020

Review for Dr. McGonigle

John Bradley May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Vasicek

Excellent care from Dr. Christensen and all of his staff. Highly professional and friendly. He performed hip replacement and my rehab nurses could not believe how quick I recovered.

Phil Wainscott May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Great

Deirdre Kinter May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. James

FIRST VISIT TO BE EVALUATED FOR KNEE PAIN. Henson PA very professional and did an excellent exam. Made me feel very comfortable during exam.

Karen Faye Likins May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Had my annual check for 4 joint replacements, of which Dr. Ellingsen performed 3. As always, Dr. E was considerate, informative, and listened to any concerns I had.

Edith May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ellingsen

Great bedside manner. Very straight forward. She obviously takes her job and patients serious. I just love her.

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Everman

Dr O’Neill is thorough and knowledgeable. I left the office with confidence that he would run all tests available to diagnose the problem with my hand.

Pamela May 06 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Dr Donegan and his staff are top of the line medical providers. Not only will I recommend Dr Donegan, I have several times already. I would rate him 10 out of 10!

Larry Reeder May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Robert York May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Excellent. Dr. Donegan's assessment of my condition was quick and decisive. He was to the point in my diagnosis and explained everything very clearly. He has a sense of humor which was refreshing.

Sara Kieffner May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Not only was the doctor prompt and very helpful explaining my treatment options, the office staff were courteous and professional.

Winona May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Vasicek

Prompt! Took care of my concerns!

May 02 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Not impressed. Waited months for my appt only to be told it would “probably go away on its own”. Unprofessional and horrible bedside manner. I would never go back to him.

Extremely unhappy May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Rober

She is very caring and explains everything well.

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Vasicek

Amanda H. Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Youkilis

Everyone was great at Bluegrass Orthopedics. Very professional atmosphere. We always recommend Dr. Christensen to all our friends.

Gary Willoughby Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Sean Greely Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Philip W. Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Judy F Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

I have been a patient of his for close to 35 years. He cares deeply about his patients. I have never had a 30 minute wait at his office but if I did, I would not be upset because it means someone else needed his attention. He saved my life in 2018 and for that I will always be grateful.

Brenda Anderson Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Davenport

He is diligent in his work. He truly is a wonderful doctor as well as a person. I consider him a close friend his staff is also very attentive to you and you needs I will miss getting to see them. But I’m going to make a point to visit them from time to time

Harold Lockard Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Great. Competent and nice. The BO are soooo efficient. Not waiting. Great staff.

Diane Hancock Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

Dr. Donegan is a Professional and Caring Surgeon , I would recommend him to anyone, He went above and beyond with My Treatment.

Johnny D. Stiltner Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Pam Rios Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Telemedicine is new for lots of people. My encounter was as good as in person. Dr Lockstadt knows his stuff!

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Lockstadt

Dr. Lockstadt performed surgery on me Nov.2019. I am now able to resume normal activities. I had gotten to where I could barely walk with extreme pain. He and his staff are highly recommended.

Phyllis Townsend Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lockstadt

PK Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Robbins

Dr. Khazrik gave me the attention and the time I needed

Raed Alhashmey Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Khazrik

Dr. Favetto is an excellent physician. He explains everything to you , spends time to answer your questions and provided great care to me. I am glad that I went to see him. April 18,2020

Mark Anderson Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Fast, professional and affordable.

Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. McGonigle

Very satisfactory

Fred Keller Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Dr. McGonagle was very informative and helpful. I would recommended him to anyone.

David Witherby Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. McGonigle

Took his time with me. Had a good experience.

Vincent Carman Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

We were put at ease immediately upon meeting Dr. McGonigle and his staff. During a stressful situation, Dr. McGonigle was calm. He did a through exam and recommended a treatment plan to meet our goals. My son wanted to get back to pre-injury condition and we are really close!

R Parsons Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. McGonigle

Dr. Christiansen performed a partial knee replacement for me 10 weeks ago. I was back to work in 3 weeks and am able to bicycle 20 miles a day already. Excellent care from him and his staff.

Patrick Kelleher Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Sherrie Colliver Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Had a splinter under fingernail that was infected. Referred by family doctor. Quick appointment and fast resolution. Very happy

Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Her treatment gave me a new lease on life, ( SHE'S GREAT )

Jimmy Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Vasicek

Dr. Montgomery did extremely invasive cancer surgery on me. Great doctor, listens to patients, and after 9 weeks in ICU, I do recommend him!

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Montgomery

Everyone on the staff at Bluegrass Orthopaedics is top notch! I received excellent care from my first visit to my surgery follow-up appointments. I never felt rushed, and all my questions and concerns were answered. Dr. Christensen and his staff are caring professionals whom I highly recommend!

Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

I love Dr. Harrod at Bluegrass Orthopedics. He takes the time to listen and consider what is going on with foot problems. He is not quick to jump to surgery as the solution. I’ve been to him for several different foot issues over the years.

DM Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

Dr. Donegan appreciated my opinion. He's straight forward, honest and empathetic. I appreciate that in a Doctor.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

Very knowledgeable, years of experience. Very glad I went to see him.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Favetto

Dr. Abbas is thorough and calm. He takes time to listen, and he seems glad to answer all my questions. It never feels like he's just trying to hurry to the next person. I really appreciate that because it's important to me to be part of my health team, not just the recipient of directions.

Ronda Harmon Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Abbas

He is a very caring doctor who I have complete trust in He has done both rotor cuffs for me I have had complete success with both I would highly recommend Dr Donegan

Lorna Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Donegan

This was my first time seeing Dr. Harrod. I was very impressed how he immediately explained things to me and came up with a new solution to the foot pain I have had for two years now.

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Harrod

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Huff Jr

Donna Wheeldon Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Christensen

Outstanding Doctor! Very caring and knowledgeable! Excellent results! I highly recommend him!

Jewel Duncan Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. McGonigle

Location

Saint Joseph East

150 N Eagle Creek Dr, Lexington, KY 40509