Ochsner Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average


Ochsner Medical Center is a medical facility located in New Orleans, LA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

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

1 rating was worse than expected

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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73%

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

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Ochsner Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%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%61%66%

Ochsner Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Tim Willis Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Gridley

Earlean Johnson Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Baur

Best pediatrician!

Rochelle Fleming Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Hogan

It was my first visit and she made me feel very welcomed. She was so nice and caring. When I told her I was trying to get pregnant, she said she would do as much as she can to help me. I highly recommend her to anyone.

Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Baur

Best of the best!! Very caring & patient. I refer all of my friends & family to Dr. Desrosiers. You will not be disappointed. She is your doctor for life!

Diane Salles Slidell, LA Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Desrosiers

Very friendly, courteous, knowledgeable, and professional. His staff was excellent, as well.

Kyle E Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Russo

Dr. Gridley and his staff are amazing. Always made me feel welcome. They didn’t pressure me for surgery and let me decide at my own time when I was comfortable with the next step in my care. I can’t thank them enough for their patience and encouragement. They have changed my life.

Nicole L. Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Gridley

JMIng Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Haque

I love Dr. Fowler he is yhe only Dr that I've seen that has given me answers to all the health issues that I have.I recommended him to everyone I talk to.

Sabrina A Bartholomew Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Fowler

Georgia Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Pettiford

I don't write many reviews, but I have to give props to Dr. G. I was struggling with recurrent tendinitis of my achilles tendon for the last year, and had the platelet plasma injection done. I'm back on the tennis court now with NO pain at all.

W.A. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Goyeneche

slburnette Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mohnot

I had a fantastic experience. Not only is he very thorough medically and a wonderful personality, he is very familiar with all the other specialists that my family has been seeing for years. A great doctor to have as your personal physician.

John Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Klibert

Very professional and a fantastic listener! No rushing you in and out or intimidating you into any tests or procedures. Highly recommended!!!

Barbara Barrios Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Heidenreich

Dr Mokry is amazing. Like 12 yrs ago he did my hysterectomy and lifted my bladder with 1 surgery and I was back to work in 2 weeks. I would highly recommend Dr. Daniel Mokry to anyone that wants trust.

Kayla Hollis Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Mokry

J. Stoulig Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Yes I’ve only seen him 2 twice but So far he’s been through and doesn’t want to take any risks I broke my femur ?? none of the recovery is very long ! I also see the PA Joe and he’s been wonderful too! You never have to wait long in the lobby

Patricia Cote Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Duncan

Dr. Khan is very detail oriented. He looks at the pre and the post. The what if’s, the can be’s and the where you are now. He takes time with his patients answering questions and and asking questions. Dr. Khan is definitely my Doctor of choice. Thank you Dr. Khan!!

Lynn J. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Knoepp

Dorothy Cain-Sales Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Choate

Great care

Jul 24 2020

Review for Benjamin Condon

Claudette Mitchell Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Dvorin

Simply the most wonderful anesthesiologist in New Orleans. And his bedside manner pre-surgery is off the charts good and positive.

Stephen Perry Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Casey

Dr.Choate is an exceptional Doctar! Very informative, attentive and professional...Highly recommended!

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Choate

MPG Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mermilliod

Finally a doctor who listens, is intelligent, has a great bedside manner, and explains procedures well. He doesn’t push big pharmaceutical to write throw away prescriptions. He’s a true gem.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Nussdorf

Very caring

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Linden

I thought he was a wonderful doctor. He treated me many years ago.

Linda Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. DiBuono

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hauver

I am sorry to have found Dr Carona I found her distant and cold with little interest in any health issue i may have. Physical exam was minimal-primary care physician has conducted superior exams

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Carona

WHEN WE TO TO OSCHNER MEDICAL CENTER SHE OPERATED ON MY HUSBAND EYE THREE YEARS AGO AND I REALLY LIKED HER VERY MUCH

PATRICK J LEVRON Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kullman

As close to perfect as possible

Jul 10 2020

Review for Terry Nguyen

Extremely satisfied. Dr.Neeson was very pleasant, friendly. Explained all conditions and treatment options. Did not feel rushed during the appointment. Minimal wait time. Would definitely recommend.

Joy S. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Neeson

I was referred to this practice by the ER after I was diagnosed with an arm fracture. The office staff was very nice and efficient. Dr Duncan and his nurse Natalie were very compassionate. They explained my injury and treatment well. Wait time was minimal. I would definitely recommend.

Lisa Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Duncan

Dr. Dantagnan is amazing! I followed him to his new practice and it's been even better. When I call with a concern, his nurse returns calls almost immediately. Not sure why there are negative reviews at all!

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dantagnan

Wonderful Doctor. Thorough and always Available with smile. Cured me !

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Javed

Dr. Jadoon is my and my husband's physician. His professionalism is beyond reproach. He listens attentively to my medical concerns and answers all of my questions. He makes sure that I know my role in health plan. I trust Dr. Jadoon literally with my life!

Barbara Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Jadoon

Dr Russo went above and beyond to help me understand my procedure. He was patient with me during the Virtual Visit. He handled other issues such as scheduling EDG.

Joanne Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Russo

I met with Doctor Wilensky on Wednesday, July 1st, 2020. He was very helpful and professional in discussing my health issue including the various options to deal with the problem. I would recommend others to make an appointment with him.

William C McCoy Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Wilensky

It was perfect

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Neeson

Liam R. Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Langefels

Upon meeting Dr Varughese I found his bedside manner professional and friendly. He actually listened to my issue and wasn’t eager to rush me out the door. I wish more doctors practiced this methodology of quality healthcare and not quantity. I’m thankful to call him my healthcare provider.

Joey Goodwin Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Varughese

Dr. Shibu is a blessing! He took his time with me, and his diagnosis and treatment were effective immediately. He is a very kind man. His office staff were also excellent.

Stacey Schouest Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Varughese

Dr. Varughese is an excellent healthcare provider. I’ve had very positive results under his care for migraines after not having much luck with other physicians.

Sarah Goodwin Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Varughese

I have been seeing Dr. Connolly for over 2 years. He also performed nasal surgery on me, but he checked every issues and outcomes on many test before we agreed on the surgery. Dr. Connolly and the whole staff are compassionate and professional.

Jimmy Kasischke Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Connolly

WiL Velez Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Cecola

Great doctor! I highly recommend Dr. Munshi if you suffer from chronic pain. He is compassionate and very intelligent. He gave me an injection in my back and now I'm pain free and living life again! THANK YOU SO MUCH DR. MUNSHI!!! :)

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Munshi

Dr. DiSalvo is extremely professional, personable, excellent listener and answered all my questions in a concise, clear manner. Great doctor!

Deborah LIss Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Disalvo

Greatest Surgeon University professor in the world, knows precisely what he is doing. 38 yrs + experience! Tell you like it is... risks and chances, all. 4 yrs ago he pulled my left lung out lower lobe & 2 ribs a reconstructed whatever was left over of my cancerous lung!

Eduardo Espinosa Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. De Hoyos

Pleasant, thoroughly examined my eyes and explained her findings. Took time to answer questions. Highly recommend

K. M. Schex Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Nicks

He was very kind. Made sure to look at future health situations not just the current issue. Very caring about making sure to make the right decision for his patients.

Summer Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Daigle

Dr. Lilly was very friendly and patient. His knowledge and experience are excellent. He helped me greatly. Highly recommend

Scott Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lilly

GHS Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Javed

Not very good. Thank God he is no longer affiliated with Cardiology Institute. No bed side manner, abrupt, thinks he knows everything, when he doesn't. Diagnosed my husband with a heart attack when all he (my husband) had was pneumonia.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Long

A brilliant physician, clinical researcher and teacher. Beloved by all his patients and fellow physicians.

Francis Reed M.D. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Pankey

Randy Guilmino Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Denis

She is very knowledgeable, kind and efficient. This was my first appointment with her, but certainly not the last.

KM Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

Awful experience. Rude. Rushed. My concerns weren’t of importance. Blamed me for the EKG reading failure due to position of my hands. When I tried to explain the situation, she blew me off. Seriously not what I expected from Ochsner.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Sherida Jackson

Amazing, listened to me and recommended PT for bladder issues, which works!!!

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Knoepp

Patient confidentially is a major issues here. I head my issues being discussed among the nurses station.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Sherida Jackson

One word.... Excellent

Mary Singletary Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Molony

If you only need basic care like yearly screenings she’s just fine. I found her to lack compassion.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Olivier-Wittmann

??James Connolly and Ashly(MA) In addition to excellent medical /great surgical skills, consistently punctual ??, he has a super personality, comforting sense of humor .., Grade 10 or 10 on my scale??

Ben & Janine McKown Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Connolly

My visit to Dr. Butz was perfect. I would recommend her. She’s great!

SS Jun 16 2020

Review for Monica Butz

Sherida didn’t make me feel comfortable. Appointment lasted less than 8 minutes, wasn’t thorough at all.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Sherida Jackson

Always very satisfied with the care and attention given by Dr Blessey and her staff. I always know I am in good hands. Very wise; very smart; very able. She is excellent.

Robert Lemon Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Blessey

I would not recommend this Doctor at all. The service was poor, they bill you for service that is not performed and they make unnecessary referrals that are not needed. They over bill your insurance company and are not truthful with the examinations that they perform. Horrible!??

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Azuoru

My first experience with Dr. Fitton immediately i felt comfortable. He was very patient,funny,kind and had a very good spirit. He took his time to make sure I understood everything before I left the office. I loved his caring attitude and most definitely would recommend him to the world !!!!

Nicole Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Fitton

I fell fractured my left arm and the emergency room referred me to thus doctor. It is so refreshing not to have to sit forever waiting for the doctors. In and out in less than an hour. My kind if place c

Linda Alford Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Duncan

CZ Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Baur

she actually listens and gives you time to discuss any issues. she gets back to you when you leave a message and she has properly diagnosed me with issues that other Oshner doctors couldn't figure out.

Brandy KAISER Jun 11 2020

Review for Glenda Petroff

shirley doley Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Short

Dr Chimento did my first total knee replacement in 2009. I need to see him again. But he does not take United Healthcare Community Plan (Medicaid). And it is urgent I see him again. The replaced knee is hurting so bad.

Daphne Berg Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Chimento

Excellent. Dr Cusco has been my physician since 1996. We moved to Baton Rouge in 2006, I make the drive to see Dr Cusco due my high level of confidence and his professionalism.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Cusco

I love Dr Cohen,he is my ob,n last year I called for app n they told he was out,leaves of absent n never went to another dr,I'm faithful ,hes a wonderful dr,i feel confident with him..so I'm glad hes back..Blessed him

Elsa Hernandez Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

C. Walker Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Watson

The ultimate healthcare professional who was empathetic and understanding and helped me with my injury

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Keating

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Goyeneche

Dennis Meyers Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Bhansali

Excellent physician, very friendly and nice staff as well.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Larsen

He’s a passionate doctor who takes all the time necessary to adequately listen, explain, and come up with solutions that match a patient’s needs. I highly recommend him.

Matt Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Billeaud

Colonoscopy at 7 AM means prepping the night before and again at 3 AM! Despite my lack of sleep and not having any solid food for more than 24 hours, Dr. Hudspeth and is staff (Donnelyn, Jill, & Jennifer) put me at ease and made it as pleasant as possible. That's saying a lot!

Bob S Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hudspeth

GREAT LISTENER. VERY HELPFUL, AND GETS TO THE BOTTOM OF YOUR PROBLEM

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Barrow

Very pleased with Dr. Tebbe and staff. He has been my primary care physician for a long, long time. A good listener.

Kathy Manske Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tebbe

Worst pregnancy, worst Dr. a different dr delivered us because it was an emergency and he still didn’t want that dr to take the baby, in a medical emergency. DOES.NOT.LISTEN.TO.PAITENTS.

Savedbyawesomedr May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Swiger

She did absolutely amazing delivering my son!! I can never thank her enough!! I’d highly recommend her,if you want the best,she’s the one to go to!!

Jennifer Mcdowell May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Price

She is wonderful-I am a physician myself. She is very easy to talk to and very calm and thorough! Thank you Dr Epstein for all your wonderful care !!

Amy Sheeder May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Epstein

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Hardy

Dr. Samani is very professional, thorough and caring! I am very grateful to be under her care!

Joni Ramie May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Dr. Duncan did an outstanding job on my ankle surgery. All personnel in his office were friendly & efficient. Natalie did great job on removing stitches.

Virginia Hutchinson May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Duncan

Brian Walch May 26 2020

Review for Dr. van Hook

Great physician who went above and beyond for a new patient! Very caring and took time with me. Highly recommend Dr Hassett.

Betsy Talbot May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hassett

Dr. Choate replaced my ACL and repaired my meniscus. I have minimal scaring and maximum mobility! He is passionate about his work and gives 100% at appointments. He listened, was thorough, and had a plan of care to restore stability to my knee. He definitely won my trust and recommendation!

Antoinette Linker May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Choate

Never had an ENT take so much time to examine and question me. Past doctors write a script, shove me out the door and say hopefully that will help

Melissa Marion May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Connolly

Excellent service and Short waiting time

Candace May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Oliver

Excellent

Tony Smith May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Choate

Location

Ochsner Medical Center

1516 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121

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