Saint Joseph Hospital

64%

Patients that would definitely recommend

6% lower than the national average

Saint Joseph Hospital is a medical facility located in Lexington, KY. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

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

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

5 ratings were worse than expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

1 rating was better than expected

7 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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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

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2022

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

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

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

7% lower than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend

6% lower than the national average

Saint Joseph Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%80%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%73%80%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%52%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%54%62%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%52%

Saint Joseph Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%62%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Awesome doctor, takes the time to listen. Answers my questions and communicate with me. Highly recommended!

Feb 25 2024

Review for Dr. Khazrik

Dr.K was very straight forward with all the facts of my cancer .He went into detail of all the aspects of my condition.Answered all our questions We were very pleased with his professionalism.

Walter Yaroch Feb 25 2024

Review for Dr. Khazrik

My surgery was quick, virtually painless and very well worth it. My vision is already good the day after surgery. I can’t wait until next week to get my other eye taken care of.

Dolly.J Feb 24 2024

Review for Dr. Wortz

Dr. Sajadi Is Very Professional And Nice! His Staff Is Very Professional And Nice! I Would Highly Recommend Him To My Family And Friend's!

Pam Feb 22 2024

Review for Dr. Sajadi

Dr. Sajadi was very personable and thorough in explaining his reasons for the recommended treatment. Definitely a 5 star doctor!

Feb 22 2024

Review for Dr. Sajadi

Location

Saint Joseph Hospital

1 Saint Joseph Dr, Lexington KY 40504

CallDirections

(859) 440-2270

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Saint Joseph Hospital located?

Saint Joseph Hospital is located at 1 Saint Joseph Dr, Lexington, KY 40504. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Saint Joseph Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Saint Joseph Hospital has been awarded with America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™, and 4 more in the past two years.

Is Saint Joseph Hospital highly rated with patients?

65% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Saint Joseph Hospital score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Saint Joseph Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Saint Joseph Hospital profile..

How does Saint Joseph Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1 Saint Joseph Dr

Lexington, KY 40504

Directions

(859) 440-2270