Southern Surgical Hospital

88%

Patients that would definitely recommend
18% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

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

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 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
  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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90%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
21% higher than the national average

88%

Would definitely recommend
18% higher than the national average

Southern 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%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%88%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%75%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%67%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%83%66%

Southern Surgical Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%87%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%80%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Sorrel explained everything he was going to do and what to expect before performing the procedure. He was extremely patient with me. I strongly recommend him.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sorrel

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

Absolutely fabulous. Took his time and was so thorough. Easy to understand, would recommend him to everyone. Very nice guy. A++

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sorrel

DISC of Louisiana gave me back my life!

Kelly C. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Absolutely had an awesome visit. Had an injection in hip that I didn't even feel. Would definitely recommend Dr. Flagg. The Staff is also wonderful and pleasant.

Doreen Armstrong Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Flagg

Disc of Louisiana has been amazing! Professional, friendly and efficient!

Crystal S. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Was a great pain management dr. I highly recommend him!

Debbie Johnston Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

??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

Dr. Lee has treated my pain now for over a year and I couldn't be more happy. Being able to return to an active life style and doing the things I did before my injury has been a huge blessing. Thank you Dr. Lee!

Toby Patterson Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Eunice A May 27 2020

Review for Dr. French

Eunice A May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lavin

Great dr. And staff!!!

May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

E A May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Leithead III

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

My 11 year old had a procedure and he was very thorough and professional.

Carolyn May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sorrel

Great service!! Explained everything very well and took care of my issues. Whole office is very helpful, patient, and thurough!!

Wesley Scott Brown May 19 2020

Review for Christopher Grow

Glenn Preveau May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Connolly

Amazing dr, has literally saved my life! And the first review is very accurate, Kristen is top knotch! Both Dr Bean and Kristen go above and beyond to make sure patients are treated like family!

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bean

Telavisit was thorough and detailed addressed everything I wanted to discuss. Confident in Dr S after 20 plus years.

CJ and Esther May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Serrant-Gotos

Best Dr, that I have every worked with

FRANCIS MARION May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Very detailed orientated.

Collins May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Phil C May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Wendy May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Lavin

Excellent Doctor.

Julie Richardson Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Barton

I've been seeing Dr Landry over 12 years now. I wouldn't even consider another OB. Always friendly, and somehow remembers the smallest details of each patient, and there's a lot... His diagnoses and treatments have always been right on point. He gets you the help that you need.

ManiPadme Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Landry

Dr. Owen did a wonderful job. I could not have asked for a better result. I highly recommend Dr. Owen should you need serviced in his field.

Marshall Taylor Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Dr Fong and his staff are rated top notch in my book. His explanation of knee surgery was informative and point on. The surgery and recovery went well and I am very pleased with his service. I highly recommend him.

JUDY YOUNG Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Dr. Dale diagnosed my sarcoma, guided the surgery and I am in full recovery one year later. I would recommend anytime and to anyone who wants the very best care. I am alive when i had been given a 20 percent survival chance, initially. The best!

Bill Horton Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Dale

Had a Tele-Health appointment with Dr. Connolly this past Saturday. He was extremely thorough, asked a lot of questions and explained everything in detail, including medication instructions. This was a very good experience & very much appreciated at this time.

Diane Palmer Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Connolly

It was everything I was looking for, to be able to get back to activities I have enjoyed all my life.

Ray Beck Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Very pleased with the overall experience; The Dr., nurses, office staff and hospital etc.

Mary Ann M. Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Very professional as well as knowledgeable in pain management. I highly recommend Dr. Flagg

Marie Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Flagg

I am able to walk more and stand up again! He and his staff are great!

Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

He did a steroid injection on my lower back .. I was hurting when I left .. I try calling on the Friday I didn’t hear from them .. I had to call and no one called me back until the Following Wednesday ( my procedure was the Thursday before ... they were rude I would never go back again ..

Lorie Robichaux Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Aust

Calming and delightful

Mary Bianchini Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

He makes me feel confident in his ability. I have peace that he knows his stuff and explains it in terms I can understand. He gives all the pros and cons and gives all the possible outcomes. He is a great surgeon and has a good PA. Very competent PA.

Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Dr. Owen was very knowledgeable and did an awesome job at making me feel comfortable and confident before surgery. Surgery went very well!

Ashleigh Seal Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Dr. Almubaslat is a no nonsense kind of guy, I appreciated his approach to my surgery and the urgency provided.

Robert Tate Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Almubaslat

Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Barton

Very professional. Very friendly and helpful. Great doc!

Sandra Wyatt Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Great surgeon.

Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Very pleased with the results of my surgery

Dianne A. Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Dr. Fong is so kind and gentle. He has a great bedside manner, and he inspires confidence. I trust him with my orthopedic care. He is so smart!

Lauren Cumberland Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Did not discuss the problem with my back. Did not review the MRI with me. Had no plan.

Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Friendly staff and doctor. Concerned about your health.

Donna Ducote Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Excellent results. I recommended him to others.

Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Very down to earth person, amazing Dr. would recommend to anyone.

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Dr. Fong is an excellent caregiver. He is very knowledgeable about his field of work and has a terrific bedside manner.

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Very informative. Dr. Watson spends time thoroughly explaining test results and answering any questions. He isn’t in a hurry to get you done and out of the way. I would highly recommend.

Tommy Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Watson

Fast, efficient and great patient care

Jan 25 2020

Review for Christopher Grow

Dr Owen is very thorough and has a great bedside manner. Very straight shooter that I definitely appreciate.

Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Donna M maestri Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Connolly

Dr. Fong is thorough, concerned and friendly. He has done two hip replacements and a shoulder replacement and a couple other minor surgeries and I would highly recommend him. He is easy to get an appointment with and his staff is super friendly too!

Sandra Christian Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

The office is always clean and the personnel is very kind and understanding. I see Dr. Garrett for my visits and he is very knowledgeable and takes the time to explain things to you.

Pat Perret Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. James

Currtious. Very easy to make an appointment. He saw me quickly, like a week or 2. We brought the disc. Waiting time minimal. Outstanding surgeon in his field. A lot of friends have recommended Dr. Owen to us.

Carl Rhodes Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

Very pleased. Will tell all my friends and family about the procedure.

Jesse V. Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. James

Dr. Owen is by far the best doctor I have been to. I spent years trying to find the problem and he was prompt. I would recommend him.

Ronald S. Jan 04 2020

Review for Dr. Owen

I came in for back pain aft a fall. Dr Fong examines and did xrays. He had an MRI done and found a herniated disk. Trying steroids first I trust him so very much and he has a great bedside manor

Jamie Moring Jan 03 2020

Review for Dr. Fong

Best hospital and nursing staff I've been in and I've been in a lot!

Murray C. Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Excellent doctor

Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

Dr. Owens listened to my issues and explained treatment thoroughly. He and his staff are great. Still healing but have had excellent results from surgery. I would highly recommend Dr Owens and Avala Hospital

Deborah Gonzales Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Very pleased with Dr. Justin Owen and his staff. Excellent surgical results. I would highly recommend Dr. Justin Owen

Gerri G. Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

I have complete confidence in Dr. Owen and his PA Paige. They thoroughly diagnosed my condition and recommended surgery and thus far the follow-ups have been great

Calvin M. Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Great experience and very helpful.

Sandra Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

The Fong Institute has always been very helpful for our family! Great doctors, great practice!

Dec 12 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

Very caring. Listened patiently. Very knowledgeable. Diagnosed it immediately after listening to what we had to say. Nobody had picked up on that my issue is not related to my back. He made the correct diagnosis and referral. I have gotten treatment and I am tremendously better.

Lester Key Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

I can in a wheelchair and walked out the same day.

Bill Garcia Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Always knows exactly how to fix things and get you back up on your feet!!

Brooke stevenson Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

Great Doctor and Staff. Couldn't have found any better. #1

Janet B. Dec 07 2019

Review for Dr. James

Dr. Fong/Scott Gros PA always resolve my Ortho issues and follow up after any major appointments or procedures. Highly recommend!

Tracey Bruno Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

He did a great job. I am very pleased with the operation and the results after.

Philip Hoz Jr. Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Very informative he explains everything.

Margit Shore Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Friendly and informative

Dec 03 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Great staff. Excellent bedside manner.

Nicholas Vogel Nov 27 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

I have suffered for many years and have seen many doctors with little relief. My neck is now at least 80% better and the pain on my left side is at least 75% better. I believe that after I heal that I will feel like a new person!

Lynn Nov 23 2019

Review for Dr. Shamieh

Awesome!! Cured my carpal tunnel without surgery.

Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

fast service, caring staff ,

john brown Nov 19 2019

Review for Christopher Grow

A very positive overall experience

Fred S. Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. James

I discussed knee replacement with several of my friends..All were very pleased..I opted for Dr. Fong especially since he used Mako Robotic and Southern Surgical. The attention provided by Dr. Fong and Southern Surgical was as good as expected..

Kathleen Little Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

Dr. Sorrel and his staff were excellent during my recent endoscopic sinus surgery and septoplasty. The procedures were explained, all questions were answered, and I felt comfortable throughout the whole process. I can finally breathe and have less sinus pressure!

Covington, LA - Nov 17 2019

Review for Dr. Sorrel

This has been the best experience of my life! For the first time in 5 years I am pain free. I cannot say enough about how great the care was that I received from Dr. James and his staff!

Brenda B. Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. James

Dr Fong done surgery on my knee. The surgery went very well and Dr Fong was excellent, friendly,, and informative throughout the whole ordeal, and during follow u.

Beth Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Fong

I am so thankful for Dr. Shamieh and his staff for helping me and relieving all my pain. I am truly blessed and couldn't have asked and been serviced by any other doctor!

Dagion S. Nov 04 2019

Review for Dr. Shamieh

All the staff is so friendly and helpful! Dr. Shamieh and Daniel are the best! Brittany went above and beyond!

Danna T. Nov 04 2019

Review for Dr. Shamieh

He is so compassionate and a very talented surgeon.

Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Leithead III

Brilliant, talented surgeon. He saved my life.

Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Lavin

Complete faith in Dr. Owen. His staff is wonderful also

Lorraine C. Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

He is very caring and his staff is so very helpful!! Highly recommend Dr. Craig!

Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Brandner

Everything went good! I recommend him.

Gene Laurent Oct 30 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Everything he did was great. I was in so much pain and I am not in pain anymore.

Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

He’s the greatest. Super professional.

Pam Duchmann Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Very satisfied.

Michael O’Neil Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

I am still recovering from the surgery but I am expecting a full and total recovery! Thank you Dr. James and staff.

Patrick S. Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. James

Everything was great.

Oct 22 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Great doctor gives good info and is honest if you really need surgery or not.

Oct 22 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

He is a wonder- worker. Very successful surgery. I have recommended him to others.

Joanie Cason Oct 22 2019

Review for Dr. Owen

Location

Southern Surgical Hospital

1700 Lindberg Dr, Slidell, LA 70458