St. Joseph Hospital

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

St. Joseph Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%67%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%71%66%

St. Joseph Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Cheff is passionate and genuinely cares about her patients. She is knowledgeable but also willing to learn and listen to new points of view. I would trust no one more than her to take care of me.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cheff

Prompt! Dr. Walsh answered my questions.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

Oleg always has time for you, the patient. He is caring but honest in how he offers options for treatment with a comlete rundown of the pro's and cons.

M. V. Wiles Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Reznik

Dr. Trubey was personal and listened. His assistant, Miranda, was great as well.

Peter Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Great Doctor and great and informative experience

Dennis Rosebush Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Sorry, not impressed. Office was great, but didn't feel he spent enough time with me

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

Visit was very relaxing and informative

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

I have had both knees and one of my two hips done by Dr. Martin. I highly recommend him!!!

Marylin Famosi Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

Always professional AND personable. Never have to wait long. Great team too.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Morse

Dr. Walsh is an excellent surgeon and an overall nice guy. He is generous with his time, realistic and encouraging in helping to set goals, and shows genuine interest in his patients' lives. His NP colleague, Misti, and their support staff contribute to a five-star team.

C Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

very comfortable with treatment and followup plan. Considerate of my comfort during procedure.

barb Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

My visit were always good and he made sure that I got the help

April Kirk Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Trubey is a wonderful doctor! Very compassionate...friendly and knowledgeable! He listens...and always takes the time for you...

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

This was a simple surgical follow-up. Everything as usual went smoothly. Very pleased.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

I love the fact that Dr. McGuire listens to me and will go out of his way to make sure I understand everything that pertains to my condition.

Tina Larrabee Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. McGuire

Excellent Dr.. Takes the time to explain everything and staff is excellent also..:

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Walsh

Cindy Chase Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Tony took the time to answer my questions and to make sure I was informed of what was necessary to assure proper progression in my healing from surgery.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Tsismenakis

Michaela Cole Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. McGuire

He did more for me in 1 visit than most dr.s would do in 2 visits

woodrow W. Clegg Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

Dr. Trubey made me feel that my concerns were heard and valid. He is knowledgeable about his craft. You get the sense that he truly enjoys medicine and helping people. I had a great experience and would go back again. The office was also clean and the staff was friendly.

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Dr. Trubey is very professional, yet puts me at ease with his easy mannerism.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Couldn’t ask for better!! Dr Brooks is superb!!

D Davis May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

I have enjoyed working with Doctor Green on 3 different operations.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Trubey is very nice and always willing to listen. He was able to fit me in right away.

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Doctor Trubey is a surgeon that I respect immensely. Have been a patient of his for 2 years now. He didn't "rush for the knife" so to speak, but has offered me other options which seem to be helping me stay out of the operating room for now. And, I thank him for his kindness and expertise.

Joanne Sargent May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Dr.Kaplan is compassionate, knowledgeable and thorough. I feel secure in his care of my condition. I recommend him to anyone!

Happy Patient May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

The reseptionist are always very pleasant, as are the drs assistants and all members of the staff. I have been seen by Dr Trubey for a few years know, and feel I am visiting with a friend as well as a doctor. Very comfortable to be with .

Donna S Joseph May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Nathan Matheny May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Always feel heard , taken care of . My appointments are never rushed and I always leave happy . Best orthopedic doctor.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Dr. Green is friendly, professional, knowledgeable, and informative. He took time at each visit to explain treatment choices and progress while respecting my decisions.

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Follow up on ACL reconstruction surgery performed on Jan 8th. A wonderful visit as per usual. Helpful suggestions(& even demonstrations!) on how to keep up my physical therapy at home.

Emily Thompson May 05 2020

Review for Dr. McGuire

Did a great job of getting me in very soon after I broke my wrist. Gave good, clear information relative to the injury and recovery. Cara his PA did a great job too.

Travis Noyes May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

Tony Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr Trueby and Dr Walsh excellent! Downeast Orthopedics is the best!!

Kerry morris Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Trubey

Jack always takes the time to explain things in a way that’s easy to understand and puts our mind at ease and truly cares about our boys! Best doctor ever!

Jessica Madden Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Forbush

Dr. Deron is a very kind and caring man. He really does care about his patients. Dr. Deron has been helping me and I am very thankful!!!! You will be in great hands. I love my dr. Thank you Mr Deron for everything!!! Your the BEST !!

Linda Marie Storer Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Deron

Dr Morse was both pleasant and professional. He answered any questions I had without any confusion. I would go back to him anytime.

Sandra Mizda Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Morse

great 90 day post L knee..

Butch Urquhart Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Tsismenakis

Just finished my first appointment with Dr. Chua and was very happy. She did more than we expected and knew my history, I feel very confident she will provide me relief.

Richard Hammond Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Chua

I had a telephone visit this time and my previous visits were with his assistant, Cara, who was very good at explaining to me about my injury and what needed to be done. I like her a lot, and both she and Dr. Brooks have put my own health ahead of their own. I'm blessed to get such good care.

Barbara Doody Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Brooks

The office is always clean, the ladies working behind the front desk are very polite and knowledgeable. Wait time in the waiting room is around is short.

Denise Bourgoin Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr Nepal is a very caring, compassionate man. He has a wonderful bedside manner and explains everything so the common person can understand what is going on. He works closely with my transplant doctors to keep everything on an even keel. I feel very safe in his care.

Linda T. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Nepal

I have had Dr Benoit since 1992 and I can’t say enough about him! From the birth of my children to my many female surgeries he’s always been top notch. I would recommend him or anyone in his office. I just love that man as a person and a Dr.

Amy Bishop Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Benoit

Greeted me with a smile at 8:30 AM, before I knew he was to be my surgeon. We chatted all through the 20 minute skin cancer surgery. No problems 5 days hence. He has my confidence and respect.

Arnold Stevens Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Starks

CL Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Rock

Andy from Charleston Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Chua

Dr. Broadhurst's holistic approach and thoughtful recommendations have helped me to improve my mobility and flexibility for every day life, hobbies like golf, and strength training. Her care is exceptional and has made a significant difference for me.

S. Dubay Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

excellent. Dr. Hajjar was very thorough, knowledgable, and explained in detail everything did during my visit.

Paul Whitney Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hajjar

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mendoza Salazar

I have been a patient for over five years. He is an excellent physician. He explains things thoroughly, he listens, and cares about his patients and has given me expert medical advice.

Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Santhyadka

Dr. Broadhurst is very good at what she does! She is gentle, kind, and explains my issues with absolute care. I always leave feeling good and in less pain, and her suggestions have been helpful to improve my quality of life. Thank you, Dr. Broadhurst!

M Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Hayley Bickford Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

ramoling Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sinclair

Dr Broadhurst is amazing! She has a wonderful personality, always on time and very easy to talk with. Would recommend her to anyone, she has helped me with my back and leg pain!

Dianne Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Weitman

Kevin Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Dr. Broadhurst is both knowledgeable and personable. She is gentle and specific with her manipulations. She explains the diagnoses and treatment plans well.

Glenn Hicks Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

I am very pleased with Dr. Broadhurst. She has been very helpful in treating my back problems. She is also very friendly and seems very concerned with my health and takes time to discuss questions I might have. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

Brenda Bane Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

She is one of the best Drs that I have been too for my pain. She is very knowledgeable, and right on point as to what could be wrong before any testing has been done! She is also very caring and always has a smile!

Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Refused to continue my retired doctors protocol, which had been working wonderfully for me. Argued with me; did not maintain a calm, rational, professional approach to problem solving. Never went back.

Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Evans

Dr Broadhurst is the best doctor I have ever encountered. I wish she could be my PCP as well as her knowledge and skill is phenomenal. I have never encountered a chiropractor with her abilities, care and integrity. I tell all my friends and family about her, and they are all patients and fans.

Feb 16 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Celine Ferland Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Melody Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

She does wonders. Much appreciated by her..

Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Great doctor! Helped with all my aches and pains

Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Elaine Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Swartzbaugh

Susan in Belfast - Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Block

Rabindranath Banerjee Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Dr. Broadhurst is fantastic. Never have I had such success with chiropractic care before. She explains the techniques and procedures in a way that is easy to understand. It's always a pleasure to see her and I look forward to every visit!

Nathan H. Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

I had surgery in Nov, 2019, Dr Benoit was wonderful, caring answers all questions explains everything about the surgery and what to expect after the surgery. Great bedside manner and truly cares about his parients. I would highly recommend Dr Benoit

Suzanne white Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Benoit

Refused to sign emergency blood order and prevented patient from getting current cancer tumor markers and overall health. She also tried to treat a healthy patients with 8 more rounds/months of chemotherapy. You'll be in great hands if you want to die quickly!

Jan 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sinclair

Dr.Broadhurst explains everything she is doing making sure I understand.Great bedside manner,very professional.

Georgina Alcala Jan 07 2020

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

In your clinic your drs never make me feel rushed

Christina Donovan Jan 07 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Not a good experience.

Dec 29 2019

Review for Gordon Murphy

Larry Cyr Dec 25 2019

Review for Dr. Forbush

100% Satisfied. Dr Green understood my issue and his advise was perfect.

Rob McKenney Dec 25 2019

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. McGuire was "present" at my appointment, familiar with my case, and took the time to give me guidance and answer my questions.

Dean S. Read Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. McGuire

Dr. Green is following protocol with the nature of my pain. Although I feel I know what the problem is, we shall proceed down this insurance path until we determine the cause or I am broke, whichever comes first.

Dec 19 2019

Review for Dr. Green

great dr. very friendly and caring

randy hogan Dec 17 2019

Review for Dr. McGuire

Pre-Op meeting. No nonsense, straight forward, reassuring visit. Left feeling very comfortable.

Dennis Dec 03 2019

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Broadhurst is wonderful, I can’t say enough about her! She has helped me tremendously , she is incredible.

Jeanmarie Nov 29 2019

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

My regular physician. See her once a year for wellness checkups.

Emmanuel Boss Nov 27 2019

Review for Dr. Comstock

Caring, efficient, staff easy to work with. Love his secretary she went above and beyond

Lillian Tracy Nov 25 2019

Review for Dr. Morse

Very poor. Dr Lommler does not honor the medical privacy laws. He shares private patient information without requesting the permission of the patient.

Bangor, ME - Nov 24 2019

Review for Dr. Lommler

Dr.Greene was knowledgeable, caring and realistic about the surgery. He explained what he could do and I am happy with the results.

Nov 23 2019

Review for Dr. Green

He's super friendly and knowledgeable. Really cares at helping you get back to 100%

Ted Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. McGuire

Great surgeon and very personable!

Ghislain Poulin Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Green

Tracy Nov 20 2019

Review for Dr. Deron

This was my first visit with Dr Liu and found her very knowledgeable and nice Listened well and answered all my questions Did not feel rushed at all . Would recommend her and this practice to family or friends

Nov 17 2019

Review for Dr. Liu

Dr. Starks performed 2 parathyroidectomies and one gallbladder surgery on me. He has very good bedside manners, and is very knowledgeable about his work and details. He is truly one of the best surgeons. I am very satisfied with Dr. Starks as my doctor. I respect him.

Christine Miller Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Starks

Dr McGuire was very kind, listened to what I had to say, and knew right away what the issue was with my shoulder that other providers could not figure out. He was fast to provide treatment. We didn’t wait long in the waiting room or the office; quick visit.

JT Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. McGuire

Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. McGuire

Dr. Broadhurst is amazing and truly cares for her patients needs. She is great at what she does. Would recommend her to anyone!

Nov 12 2019

Review for Dr. Broadhurst

Always professional!! Dr. McGuire takes the time to explain everything going on and what options there are for treatment. He cares about who you are and what expectations you have after treatment.

Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. McGuire

Location

St. Joseph Hospital

360 Broadway, Bangor, ME 04401