North Oaks Medical Center

65%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average


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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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

65%

Would definitely recommend
5% lower than the national average

North Oaks 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

North Oaks Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%75%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Porter has been my doctor since 2003. I love her manner and respect her expertise.

Reneemsc Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Porter

warren rines Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Peltier

Dr. Batiste is an amazing doctor. She cares greatly about her patients and she's gone above and beyond for my care.

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Batiste

Doctor Du Comb is so easy to talk with and listens. He doesn't rush into prescripting medication, he looks into other options. Vary satisfied with Dr.DuComb I've been seeing him for 11 years.

gayle Vicknair Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Great physician and clinic!

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Very happy regarding our treatment with Dr Plunkett.

Lorie Hollis Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Plunkett

Melanie Easley Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Yertha

Thorough and informative - friendly and professional

Cynthia Diebold Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Zacharia

Dr Spiller is our go-to doctor for wellness and any health concerns. He is very thorough, accessible, and a great partner in helping us maintain our health.

Wendy Conarro Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Spiller

Very patient

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Ms Civello is the best. She takes the time to know you, she gives you time to ask questions, she thoroughly examines your medical record, and when it is time to end your appointment, you feel sad because you’ll miss her.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Michelle Civello

Awesome friendly people awesome doctor i love going there.

Mark Falzarano Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kopfler

Friendly and thorough.

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Zacharia

I was treated with the best and special care I have ever received at any hospital. Thank you for such wonderful service.

Julia T. Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. James

The complete staff did a great job!

Kim K. Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Shamieh

The visit was wonderful the whole staff was very nice and very helpful. Dr.Raphael Really took Time to answer any questions.

Wendy LeMay Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Raphael

Richard Holley Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Beyl

absolutely love Dr Basso & her staff

Tmw Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Basso

Great visit

Michael Simmons Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kopfler

Very pleased. Took his time. Very good visit.

Susan Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Majors

She is an awesome Dr. She listens to understand and not to respond. She made sure I understood every aspect of my health.

Takisha Johnson Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Batiste

Very Smart. I recommend him

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Heneghan

I had a very professional and comfortable visit, because Dr. Sandifer was attentive and concerned about the issues that we discussed. I ‘m very pleased .

Sheveail Rheams Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Sandifer

Great first visit. Dr. Beyl answered all our questions, set up referrals, orders RX’s we needed. She made us feel very welcomed and comfortable. Her Nurse Ms Tina was awesome.

Shandra Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Beyl

As always Proffessional on time and couldn’t be more satisfied

Holland Penton Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Dennis

Dr Spiller made me very relaxed with him and was very attentive about my problem

Patrick Hosack Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Spiller

Jennifer Sillars Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Martinez

Dr. Genzler was a great listener and followed up with tests that were appropriate for what I was personally experiencing. His staff is wonderful and show true concern and empathy for the patient. I would recommend him to anyone looking for a great gastro doctor!

Jessica Pegues Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gensler

Dr Martinez cares about his patients. He is very personable and easy to talk to. He listens to what you have to say.

JLC Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Martinez

My pain has been removed completely , loving it .

Wayne carroll Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. James

She has taken care of me for the last year and I know I am receiving the best possible care!

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Thayalakulasingam

She was really nice and had reviewed my chart before I got there so that she knew my history.

Selena Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sandifer

The visit was all I expected it to be. Dr. Thayalakulasingam is an excellent doctor; very thorough and explains things so that I understand.

John Majesty Jr Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Thayalakulasingam

Michelle was very informative and very patient with me

Jul 28 2020

Review for Michelle Civello

Dr.. Siddiqui was helpful and considerate. Gave me good medical advice for long term care. Suggested food and exercise that has helped with my medical condition.

Shernita Green Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Siddiqui

The nurse, X-ray tech & Dr.Foster were very thorough & informative. The visit was more comprehensive than many I’ve had with some other healthcare facility.

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Foster

Just Great

Jul 27 2020

Review for Christine Dominguez

I highly recommend her and her staff. They always make me feel at ease when I am there.

Stephen Randolph Jul 27 2020

Review for Christine Dominguez

Very professional. Puts you at ease. Explains everything.

Barbara Turner Jul 27 2020

Review for Marc Pitre

In and out quickly. Took care of issue immediately that didn’t require follow up visit. Appreciate the one and done service.

JJ Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Henchy

A great doctor. I was very satisfied after talking to him. Even the nurse that took care of me was very polite and caring person. I would highly recommend him to other people.

Bharti Desai Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Rochelle

Great service. Very attentive to me.

Wendy Jul 24 2020

Review for Kaila Smith

Dr. Peltier, explains everything that you can understand.

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Peltier

Great experience very professional and courteous. Recommend highly.

DL Morgan Jul 23 2020

Review for Zandi Hudspeth

Dr Majors is very friendly and knowledgeable and really works toward improving your health.

Mary Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Majors

Dr Plunkett is a wonderful doctor who truly cares for his patients.

P. Porter Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Plunkett

Seen on time; took care of issue; left well satisfied with outcome of visit.

Ralph Wilson Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Delahoussaye-Soine

Dana M Bennett Jul 23 2020

Review for Michelle Civello

Dr. Beyl is very thorough, efficient, professional and personable.

Ellerider Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Beyl

Very attentive to our needs

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Plunkett

DIANE DORE Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kopfler

Staff was super friendly

Jul 22 2020

Review for Erika Oliver

Great bedside manner, good listener, thorough assessment,

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Martinez

thorough, caring attention from nurses and Dr. Arena. He went over n above to address my covid related anxieties.....

Lacey Osborne Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Arena

He is very good Dr, I had a procedure and I feel much better

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Rochelle

i had no problems with Dr. Edwards. very professional and wait time was minimal. As all I needed was to order an implant replacement/pap smear- I was in & out in less than an hour. the only reason that I did not give 5 stars is that it took a couple of weeks to get an available appointment.

M Rogers Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

I feel like I have found a good PCP, who listen, and care, I would hope he continues to be that type of PCP

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Martinez

Dr. Peltier takes the time to listen to you, and allows you the time needed to explain your concerns and/or your symptoms, without making you feel rushed. He is very respectful of his patients, and makes you feel important to him.

Rhonda Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Peltier

The staff and nurses at Avala were very attentive

Terry S. Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. James

Extremely thorough and knows my history. Highly trusted and recommend.

David Cottrell Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Very happy and satisfied with every aspects of visit!

Vivian Pedigo Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

She is such a caring and compassionate doctor! Always takes time to listen to my concerns and answers my questions thoroughly!

Kaycee Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Porter

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Watson

Excellent experience. Dr. Graham was knowledgeable, professional, patient, and thoroughly addressed all of my questions and concerns.

GG Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Graham

Knowledgeable, kind, compassionate, caring

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Peltier

Repaired my shoulder and now I am pain free and on the road to recovery. Great doctor! Explained everything to me. His staff is also great. Everyone there treated me with the upmost respect and care. Thank you so much Dr. Witty.

Albert Stander Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Witty

I have seen Ms Sellers many times. She treats me the same every time! Great personality, compassionate about your situation, very knowledgable and goes above and beyond to make sure you understand what’s going on. Her kindness and manner is very appreciated!

D.M. Jul 16 2020

Review for Deborah Sellers

Dr. Ducombs is friendly and attentive to one's needs. He explains things in a very understandable way and has a very conservative approach to treatment. He has definitely helped me to improve my health.

Albert Bentley Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Dr. Miller is a wonderful Doctor, very caring and professional.

Kathy and Chris Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

He asks all questions very politely and listens to all of my answers and questions.

Sannie Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Erika is the best

Jul 15 2020

Review for Erika Oliver

Very thorough, very knowledgeable and informative.

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Dennis

Dr. Parker is so knowledgeable and caring. He explains things very thoroughly and answers all of your questions. I would recommend everyone to him.

Tammy B. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Parker

I have been seeing dr. Graham for a reoccurring kidney stones for years and he is an excellent doctor and he shows true care and concern for his patients. I don't think I have ever had a doctor that made me feel that he cared as much as dr. Graham and his staff at the office is also wonderful

Jeannie Welsh Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Graham

Perfect

Harold Amerson Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Always Satisfied!

Kenneth Saulsberry Jul 14 2020

Review for Shawn Dearie

I absolutely loved Dr Porter. Best GYN I have ever had. She is the most patient and kind Dr ever. So knowledgeable and helpful. She explains everything and is very professional. So glad I found her.

Janice Rogers Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Porter

Very caring

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Linden

DIDN'T HAVE TO WAIT LONG AT ALL/EVERYONE FRIENDLY AND INFORMATIVE

BONNIE JONES Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. St Amant

I look forward to my exams. Dr. Smith is the best at her profession.

Shanette Williams Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Very thorough and attentive.

Jul 14 2020

Review for Deborah Sellers

Kevin Mixon is an excellent provider! I have been seeing him for years & wouldn’t want to see anyone else. He really cares about his patients, always makes you feel comfortable and takes time with you to make sure you receive the best care plan. I would highly recommend!

April McDonald Jul 14 2020

Review for Kevin Mixon

Dr. Martinez was not polite, he spoke to me in a demeaning way and was very unconcerned.

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Martinez

Thank you all for your expert surgeon and great medical staff.

Michael P. Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Always a positive visit - Dr. Spiller is geniunely interested in my physical and mental well-being. He listens.

Phillip Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Spiller

This was my first visit with Dr. Edwards. She took her time with me and we talked about my family’s Medical history. She gave me suggestions on what I could do for prevention. I would recommend Dr. Edwards to my family and friends.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

I arrived at this appointment early I had mixed it up with another appointment I had that was no problem that they would see me early the staff and doctor was very efficient very thorough and I was pleasantly satisfied with work

Rockie A Martello Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Very courteous and professional

Johnny Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Raphael

Dr. Rochelle is a very good doctor. He is very interested in how you are doing. He is a very Thorough in seeing what is wrong with you. He is very caring about his patient. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a pain ManagementDoctor. ????

Catherine Keating Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rochelle

Dr. Felix is very professional. My first visit was very thorough, and I had some blood work done and Dr. Torres was back in touch with me in 2 hours with my results. I highly recommend anyone looking for a good physician

Patrick Pitarro Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Cabrera

Dr. Ducombs goes out of his way to make his patients comfortable. He listens intently and asks questions to fully understand what the patient is experiencing. I’ve never had any doubt that he was a great doctor

Scott S Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

He is an excellent doctor! I wish he could treat all my illnesses. I definitely recommend him he is awesome!

Patricia David Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Cook

Dr. Iteld is a phenomenal Cardiologist. He is highly experienced and very patient. Because of his knowledge, I was prevented a heart attack. His nurses/staff are the Best!

Daryl L. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Iteld

I trust Dr Ducombs and recommend her to everyone

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

He always takes the time to explain any health issues I may have. He never rushes me out of his office. I recommend him to any and all people that I know! I trust him with my life!

Nace Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Ducombs

Always a good experience!

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Spiller

Location

North Oaks Medical Center

15790 Paul Vega MD Dr, Hammond, LA 70403

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