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CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital is a medical facility located in Alexandria, LA. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and more.

87%

Patient Experience Rating

15% higher than the national average

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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2024, 2022)

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

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

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

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

12 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

2024

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

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As 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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86%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

11% higher than the national average

87%

Would definitely recommend

15% higher than the national average

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%87%82%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%92%81%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%78%71%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%75%64%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%87%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%64%54%

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%84%67%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%89%76%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Bowie’s keen precision to detail is truly unmatched. After 2 surgeries with him for my neck and then my back I can truly say I am pain free. I credit this to Dr. Bowie’s skill set and his collaboration and leadership of his incredible team. Dr. Bowie and the NeuroMedical Center are my #1...

K. Hyde Jun 16 2024

Review for Dr. Bowie

Dr Belle Isle spends a great deal of time explaining everything about my condition, and helps me to me to make very informed decisions. He spent a great deal of time to detail my situation, reviewing my condition and even brought out a spinal skeleton to best demonstrate what he was showing me....

bob bulliard Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Belle Isle

Dr. Evan Smith did my gynecological oncological surgery at Sloan-Kettering. He was just simply amazing. His bedside matter was superb. Dr. Smith had the patience of a saint. I felt complete confidence in him. Not only did he perform my surgery completely perfectly, but I felt very safe in his...

Robin Bartky Mar 30 2024

Review for Dr. Smith

Highly recommend Dr Bowie. Great experience before and after surgery. Everyone at his office and the Spine Hospital were nice and helpful. Excellent experience.

JE Mar 22 2024

Review for Dr. Bowie

Dr. Remedios is awesome! I have been able to easily obtain virtual appointments with him and it has been a breeze. Thankful to have his expertise!

Mar 14 2024

Review for Dr. Remedios

Location

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital

651 N Bolton Ave, Alexandria LA 71301

CallDirections

(318) 443-3511

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital located?

CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital is located at 651 N Bolton Ave, Alexandria, LA 71301. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™, and 1 more in the past two years.

Is CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital highly rated with patients?

86% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital?

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How does CHRISTUS Central Louisiana Surgical Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

651 N Bolton Ave

Alexandria, LA 71301

Directions

(318) 443-3511