Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital

90%

Patients that would definitely recommend
20% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

Spine Surgery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion

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

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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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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89%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
20% higher than the national average

90%

Would definitely recommend
20% higher than the national average

Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%90%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%91%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%77%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%83%66%

Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%88%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%87%73%

Providers

Dr. John Alldredge, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

9 Ratings
Dr. John Alldredge, MD

Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Neurosurgery

26 Ratings
Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Dr. Jessica Babineaux, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

4 Ratings
Dr. Jessica Babineaux, MD

Dr. Lon Baronne II, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

19 Ratings
Dr. Lon Baronne II, MD

Dr. Robin Barry, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

23 Ratings
Dr. Robin Barry, MD

David Beall, ARNP-C

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

David Beall, ARNP-C

Dr. Thomas Bertuccini, MD

Neurosurgery

18 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Bertuccini, MD

Dr. Louis Blanda Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Louis Blanda Jr, MD

Dr. Thad Bourque, MD

Urology

11 Ratings
Dr. Thad Bourque, MD

Dr. William Brennan, MD

Neurosurgery

98 Ratings
Dr. William Brennan, MD

Dr. Uyen Chu, MD

General Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Uyen Chu, MD

Dr. Jason Cormier, MD

Neurosurgery

40 Ratings
Dr. Jason Cormier, MD

Dr. Carson Cunningham, MD

General Surgery

6 Ratings
Dr. Carson Cunningham, MD

Dr. Lisa David, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

12 Ratings
Dr. Lisa David, MD

Dr. Luiz DeAraujo, MD

Neurosurgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Luiz DeAraujo, MD

Dr. Maria Doucet, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

22 Ratings
Dr. Maria Doucet, MD

Dr. Otis Drew, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

23 Ratings
Dr. Otis Drew, MD

Dr. Mitchell Dugas, MD

Internal Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Mitchell Dugas, MD

Dr. Jesse Duplechain, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Jesse Duplechain, MD

Dr. Michael Duval, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

30 Ratings
Dr. Michael Duval, MD

Dr. Brytton Eldredge, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

13 Ratings
Dr. Brytton Eldredge, MD

Dr. David Fisher Jr, OD

Cornea & Contact Management

3 Ratings
Dr. David Fisher Jr, OD

Dr. Christopher Fontenot, MD

Urology

11 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Fontenot, MD

Dr. David Foreman, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

17 Ratings
Dr. David Foreman, MD

Dr. Bryce Fugarino, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

3 Ratings
Dr. Bryce Fugarino, MD

Dr. John Fuselier, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

15 Ratings
Dr. John Fuselier, MD

Dr. Scott Gammel, MD

Anesthesiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Scott Gammel, MD

Dr. James Garcelon, MD

General Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. James Garcelon, MD

Dr. Joseph Gillespie, MD

Pain Medicine

21 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Gillespie, MD

Dr. Duncan Hanby-Skinner, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

5 Ratings
Dr. Duncan Hanby-Skinner, MD

Dr. Truman Hawes Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

13 Ratings
Dr. Truman Hawes Jr, MD

Dr. Darrell Henderson, MD

Dermatology

11 Ratings
Dr. Darrell Henderson, MD

Dr. Barry Henry, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

46 Ratings
Dr. Barry Henry, MD

Dr. Daniel Hodges, MD

Pain Management

4 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Hodges, MD

Dr. Michael Jennings Sr, MD

Pain Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Michael Jennings Sr, MD

Dr. Patrick Juneau III, MD

Neurosurgery

21 Ratings
Dr. Patrick Juneau III, MD

Dr. Amarendar Kasarla, MB

Anesthesiology

5 Ratings
Dr. Amarendar Kasarla, MB

Dr. Shankaraiah Kothapalli, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Shankaraiah Kothapalli, MD

Dr. Christopher LaGraize, MD

Vascular Surgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Christopher LaGraize, MD

Dr. Mary Laville, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

21 Ratings
Dr. Mary Laville, MD

Dr. Ladislas Lazaro IV, MD

Rheumatology

13 Ratings
Dr. Ladislas Lazaro IV, MD

Dr. Ankur Lodha, MD

Cardiology

5 Ratings
Dr. Ankur Lodha, MD

Dr. John Martin, MD

Anesthesiology

11 Ratings
Dr. John Martin, MD

Dr. Matthew Mitchell, MD

Anesthesiology

7 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Mitchell, MD

Dr. Denbo Montgomery, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

4 Ratings
Dr. Denbo Montgomery, MD

Dr. David Muldowny, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. David Muldowny, MD

Dr. Ilyas Munshi, MD

Neurosurgery

107 Ratings
Dr. Ilyas Munshi, MD

Dr. Phillip Noel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

6 Ratings
Dr. Phillip Noel, MD

Dr. Adam Perry, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

14 Ratings
Dr. Adam Perry, MD

Dr. Seth Rosenzweig, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

15 Ratings
Dr. Seth Rosenzweig, MD

Dr. John Schutte, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

85 Ratings
Dr. John Schutte, MD

Dr. John Sledge III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. John Sledge III, MD

Dr. Steven Staires, MD

Anesthesiology

12 Ratings
Dr. Steven Staires, MD

Dr. Malcolm Stubbs, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

11 Ratings
Dr. Malcolm Stubbs, MD

Dr. Robert Tarpy, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

7 Ratings
Dr. Robert Tarpy, MD

Dr. Collins Thibodeaux, MD

Gynecology

5 Ratings
Dr. Collins Thibodeaux, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Thibodeaux, MD

Urology

10 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Thibodeaux, MD

Dr. Jayme Trahan, MD

Neurosurgery

20 Ratings
Dr. Jayme Trahan, MD

Dr. Donald West, MD

Anatomic & Clinical Pathology

Dr. Donald West, MD

Dr. James White Jr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat

1 Ratings
Dr. James White Jr, MD

Dr. Matthew Williams, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery

18 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Williams, MD

Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

General Surgery

126 Ratings
Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Provider Reviews

Dr Laville is our anti-aging doctor. Dr Laville is thorough, careful and caring. She inserts the testosterone pellets expertly and painlessly. We are completely happy with Dr Laville and her office staff.

Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Mary Laville, MD

Great doctor always has time to talk to patients and discuss issues.

in Broussard , LA - Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Dr Schutte was very professional. I felt very confident with Dr Schutte

Oct 07 2019

Review for Dr. John Schutte, MD

Very educational answered all the questions I needed really enjoyed having you and your staff taking care of me

Oct 07 2019

Review for Dr. John Schutte, MD

Dr. Munshi is an excellent Doctor. He performed a 3 level lumbar fusion and I will forever be thankful for his service. I am pain free and taking it day by day to fully recover. Lafayette is lucky to have such an asset in the community.

in St. Martinville, LA - Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Ilyas Munshi, MD

Visit was good. Dr. Yerger explained everything about my case very thoroughly.

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Dr. younger is excellent, very professional, very kind, very gentle, and he is an artist of what he does in his work. He has tons of experience. Patients travel from all over the world to see him because he’s that amazing.

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

All aspects of care from initial appointment to follow up visits were outstanding

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. John Schutte, MD

Have seen him for two torn knee meniscus, and later for two total knee replacements. 5 stars all the way!

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Very satisfied. Explanation of care was so understandable

Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. Ilyas Munshi, MD

He was phenomenal! I’d trust and recommend him any day! He’s very detailed and explains everything. He truly cares about you!

Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Bertuccini, MD

Dr. Doucet is very caring, patient and gentle. She very knowledgeable in many medical areas not just ENT. She goes above and beyond. Couldn't ask for better!

Sep 20 2019

Review for Dr. Maria Doucet, MD

5 star review!! A doctor who TRULY cares about people. He did surgery on my family member on a SUNDAY!

Sep 16 2019

Review for Dr. Alan Appley, MD

Great doctor. Very thorough. Short waiting time. Had surgery on my hand. Would recommend

Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Bryce Fugarino, MD

I am very satisfied with the care Dr Yerger given along NP and nurse ,They are Avery good team

Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Very professional & intelligent & excellent knowledge in his specialty. I felt that my questions & opinions were addressed in a very respectful way. His staff is extremely professional, friendly, & helpful.

Sep 09 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Fontenot, MD

Great ,everything went as he said it would.Physical Therapy pushing me a little harder than the Doctor wants ,so that is the only thing that i can give my advice on. Dr. Yerger has 1 more knee to do.

Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Dr. Duval has performed two partial knee replacements on me and very glad they were done. Would highly recommend Dr. Duval. Excellent physician.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Duval, MD

My visits always went well. Any questions I had were answered and any care I was given was helpful.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Dr. Drew is a very competent surgeon. He and his staff are personable and friendly.

Aug 24 2019

Review for Dr. Otis Drew, MD

THE BEST THERE WAS THE BEST THERE WILL EVER BE. HE WAS THERE FOR ME.

Aug 22 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Fontenot, MD

Right Knee has been Bone to Bone for quite some time, Had total knee replacement 2 weeks ago and have just now begun the real healing process. So far Excellent care and Feel the new knee will a great upgrade in m Quality of life.

Aug 12 2019

Review for Dr. John Schutte, MD

This Doctor was uncaring and very unprofessional. Asks you to self diagnose yourself. Made me feel like I was there to scam someone. I will never ever walk back into LOS.

Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. Bryce Fugarino, MD

I have been seeing Dr Fontenot all my adult life! He is an exceptional doctor. He is the only Dr that was knowledgeable about my disease. He helps me and listens to me. Great bedside manner. His staff is great!!

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Fontenot, MD

I was treated extremely well. In my opinion Dr Yerger is the best. I have had little pain since my surgery. At two weeks now doing exceptionally well the whole staff was amazing

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

My surgery was a success. My vision has returned to normal and I am very thankful for his skill set.

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Ilyas Munshi, MD

Dr Juneau did my back surgery and I’d recommend him with the highest regard as a surgeon and also his professionalism, patience and compassion is the best! In addition, his nursing and office staff are perfection!!

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Patrick Juneau III, MD

Everyone is always pleasant and appointment on time

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. William Brennan, MD

The staff from the very beginning of my visit to the end was welcoming, engaging + supportive throughout my entire stay.

Jul 11 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Dr Schutte is an excellent physician He is compassionate and I would recommend him to anyone. Thank you for being the best and always putting your patients first

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. John Schutte, MD

Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

We are so very lucky to have such a skilled neurosurgeon in our small town. I chose Dr Brennan to do both my neck and my back surgery. He is THAT good. He and his staff are excellent with pain management and after care.

Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. William Brennan, MD

Absolutely most pleasurable adventure I’ve ever been on. Highly recommended and deserving of more than just 5 stars

Jul 01 2019

Review for Dr. William Brennan, MD

Jun 30 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Duval, MD

I have had Dr. Fontenot as a urologist for several years. He is easy to talk to and cares greatly for his patients.

Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Fontenot, MD

I have been seeing Dr. Gillespie since March, 2018; He dx my pain source the first visit which was so validating to me. I love his nurse, Ms. Susan, and all of his staff. They are so accommodating and genuine. From day one, I knew I was in the right place. So Thankful.

Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Gillespie, MD

I am very disappointed that I did not see this doctor since the morning just before my surgery, didn't even come in my room after surgery and explain things to me and see how I was doing, I didn't even see him at my office visits I had to see his nurse practitioner.

Jun 20 2019

Review for Dr. Jayme Trahan, MD

Jun 18 2019

Review for Dr. John Fuselier, MD

Always professional. Truly cares about his patients. I like a doctor that shoots straight and doesnt sugar coat things. That is exactly how he is with me. Open and honest even if it is not necessarily good news.

Jun 10 2019

Review for Dr. Joseph Gillespie, MD

Dr. Duval was great ! My 9 year old was scared and he was patient with her. I highly recommend Dr. Duval and his NP.

Jun 09 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Duval, MD

I was scheduled to have a vertical sleeve gastric bypass revision (for ulcers not weight loss) and a hiatal hernia repair and when I woke up from surgery she had not done the bypass! She said if necessary she would do it at a later date.

May 25 2019

Review for Dr. Uyen Chu, MD

May 21 2019

Review for Dr. Seth Rosenzweig, MD

May 21 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

May 15 2019

Review for Dr. William Brennan, MD

May 15 2019

Review for Dr. David Fisher Jr, OD

Dr. Fugarino is a fantastic doctor and he and his staff are very nice and professional. I would recommend him to everyone who has hand and elbow issues. He show a lot of compassion for his patients and gives you every option available for your type of issues.

May 14 2019

Review for Dr. Bryce Fugarino, MD

The visit was great, he is so nice, understanding, attentive, he explains everything and answer every question you ask without hesitation, everytime I go my experience is great, Erika Broussard is also wonderful

May 10 2019

Review for Dr. John Fuselier, MD

Completely satisfied with Dr. Schutte and his team!

May 01 2019

Review for Dr. John Schutte, MD

Great visit Dr. Yerger was more than happy to answer any questions I had. The staff was polite and took care of all my needs.

May 01 2019

Review for Dr. Scott Yerger, MD

Location

Lafayette Surgical Specialty Hospital

1101 Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508