Suburban Hospital

79%

Patients that would definitely recommend

9% higher than the national average

Suburban Hospital is a medical facility located in Bethesda, MD. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and more.

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in hospital outpatient total knee and total hip replacement

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

1 rating was better than expected

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2022

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2024

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

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

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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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% higher than the national average

79%

Would definitely recommend

9% higher than the national average

Suburban Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%78%80%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%80%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%62%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%52%

Suburban Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%62%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Miller explains what was going on with my shoulder in layman's terms. His recommendation was on point- pardon the pun

Construction Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Miller

I had a number of questions, which he answered completely. He is knowledgeable and also reassuring. He has an easy style and empathic concern for my interest.

James Rouse Mar 01 2024

Review for Dr. Lu

Dr. Lu was direct to the point as to what the issue was with my knee. Listed my options answered my questions. Thorough to the point, professional.

Mar 01 2024

Review for Dr. Lu

Dr. Thompson is by far one of the best doctors I’ve worked with. I had surgery on my Achilles and he not only did a fantastic job surgically, but he was very easy to talk with, very knowledgeable and has a great “bedside manner.” I’ve only had 2 surgeries in my life, this being the second, so having...

Linda Collard Feb 29 2024

Review for Dr. Thompson

Dr. Miller is extremely personable and has a great bedside manner. I got a cortisone injection in my shoulder and didn’t even feel it!.

Feb 29 2024

Review for Dr. Miller

Location

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda MD 20814

CallDirections

(301) 896-3100

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Suburban Hospital located?

Suburban Hospital is located at 8600 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Suburban Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Suburban Hospital has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, and 4 more in the past two years.

Is Suburban Hospital highly rated with patients?

77% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Suburban Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Suburban Hospital?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Suburban Hospital profile..

How does Suburban Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

8600 Old Georgetown Rd

Bethesda, MD 20814

Directions

(301) 896-3100