Suburban Hospital

74%

Patients that would definitely recommend
4% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2019)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery

10 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
  • Hip fracture following 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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

74%

Would definitely recommend
4% 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%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%85%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Suburban Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Cheryl Smiler Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Phillips

The practice is taking great care to make sure everyone is meeting the current protocols. I felt very safe. Dr Vu and all the professionals in the office are efficient, courteous and professional.

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Vu

Friendly staff, easy to talk to Doctor! Good experience!

Debra Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bara-Jimenez

Dr. Williams is an excellent, caring physician.

W C Diller Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Williams

Dr. Lahr is the best Orthopedist that I met! Always solve my problem. Help me a lot!! Thank you Dr. Lahr. I am lucky.

W Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Lahr

Dr. Khanifar is very professional, knowledgeable, and extremely skilled as a retinologist. I recommend him highly

Bert Kaplan Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Khanifar

I been going to Dr Prussick since 2015 and he has been the best doctor I have ever met to treat my psoriasis. The office and staff are so wonderful to me.

william barker Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Prussick

Excellent. Was very responsive to all my questions and concerns about my father who was under her care.

Peter Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Gollapalli

Sandra F from Takoma Park Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Vu

my favorite doc always giving it to me straight no beating around the bush just like it should be keep up the excellence

barry johnson Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Vu

LINDA FARLEY Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Vincent

KAM Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Richards

Been his patient for 17 years and he has always gone above and beyond for me during that time. One of the finest doctors I have ever had. His staff is always friendly and efficient and handles my special FAA paperwork requirements well. They also have a good sense of humor and laugh at my jokes!

Charles Purcell Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Oskoui

No waiting time. It was professional and to the point. Everything was explained.

Cornelius C. Carmody Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Vu

All staff are friendly and efficient and everyone is following COVID protocols carefully. Dr. Reid is very thorough, careful, and kind, and communicates information about your situation very well.

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

Efficient and well trained staff. Dr. Reid explained everything about my and she has a great attitude that puts the patient at ease.

Charles R. Wheeler Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

mrsb12 Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Feledy

Dr Fontana performed a facelift, eyelid, and neck lift a year ago. I am very happy with the natural looking results. He and his staff were always accessible and attentive before and after the surgery.

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Fontana

nancy t Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Farrell

Best doctor!

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

Anonymous Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Somenek

Cherie Waesche Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Phillips

Dr Hoffman is calm and competent Bill Choquette

Bill Choquette Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hoffman

in simple sentence. He is great.

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bigham

Susy Postal Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Prussick

Anonymous Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Somenek

He is very prompt. He is knowledgeable and answers all questions. He returns calls promptly. He is the best

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kanovsky

W. M. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Somenek

N. Y. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Somenek

A fantastic experience. Dr. Pennanen is gracious & kind, but also, of course, intelligent and knowledgeable. I actually enjoyed the procedure because both the physician and her team were so lovely. The office is exceptionally well-organized.

Jody Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Pennanen

Excellent patient care.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Phillips

Dr. Lahr performed two successful surgeries on me. My feet and carpal tunnel.

Warren Brooks Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lahr

I saw him once when Dr. Bolen was away. Dr. Collier was excellent and his advice worked--my symptoms disappeared.

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Collier

D. P. Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Somenek

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kung

I’ve been with Dr. Donmez for a few year. SHE IS THE BEST! She’s very understanding, listens to you & your heath issues. She’s very tentative. I’ve never had any problems with appts or referrals needed. She’s quick at responding to your every need.

Melissa Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Donmez

I felt listened to, understood and appreciated as a patient. the office was sunny and staff pleasant. Every step was explained so i knew what to expect and i couldn't be happier with the experience and the results.

J. S. Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Somenek

Staff is professional, Dr. Reid is great, have been going there for a couple years, am satisfied.

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

Nate Zuckerberg Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Melki

I’ve had three joints replaced by Dr. Cannova. Each experience was positive from start to finish. I highly recommend him!

Ellen Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cannova

Dr. Siegenthaler is a great surgeon, with many years of experience and skill.

Tatyana Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Siegenthaler

Dr. Schulick gives very clear explanations. The procedure went exactly as planned

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Schulick

Elisabeth Sherrod Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Vincent

Excellent explainer and very respectful of his patients. Can cover a lot of health information and assessment in the annual physical.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Graves

Nelson Hernandez Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Fishman

Dr. Khanifar is thorough and professional. He explains your condition and provides you with published information, if necessary, on the condition. His staff is friendly and professional.

Camille Battle Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Khanifar

She is one of the best doctors I have ever had. She is smart, well-informed, caring and understanding. She makes herself available when you need her.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Stamos-Keshishian

Everything

Josefina Jackson Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Vu

Dr. Vincent and his staff are absolutely wonderful to deal with. He took the time to answer all of my questions prior to my procedure. His results were outstanding and I can't say enough good things about his practice!

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Vincent

took plenty of time to review MRI with me, explain options to fix, both pluses and minuses, and to answer my questions with explanations understood by someone w/o medical training.

John Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hoffman

Mary Suzane Meals Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Patil

The visit was excellent. Dr. Phillips is, professional, knowledgeable gentle and patient. He's also confident and reassuring. I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends

Ms. Wallace Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Phillips

Staff are pleasant, data gathering is thorough. Dr. Khanifar is also thorough and clearly explains what he is noticing and what treatment options are available.

RW in Silver Spring Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Khanifar

I went through nearly a dozen other doctors and three years of excruciating pain that I was told was in my head. Dr. O'Brien examined me and recommended surgery. I woke up from the surgery with the pain already gone and recovery has been easy.

faith lewis Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. O'Brien

Eugene Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. O'Brien

Carol Galaty Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gilbert

Lynn Murdza Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

I had the great pleasure of having Dr. Callsen as my PCP for 15 years. I have recently moved so I had to say good bye. She was professional, caring, and competent. I will miss her.

LISA Oh Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Callsen

Five stars are not enough to express my gratitude for such a highly skilled and empathetic surgeon. Dr. Wright is an excellent communicator who really lets you know what’s up with clarity and kindness. I wish every doctor would be like her.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Wright

Extremely knowledgeable and caring doctor. Takes his time to listen to all patients concerns and answer everything in details. Been with doctor Kalil for 3 years.

Petra Mudrock Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kalil

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Avi Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hoffman

May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Korman

Very pleased with Dr. Steinbergs professional mannerism. He is knowledgeable and thorough. Would recommend him highly.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Steinberg

Ginger May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Barr

Tiffany King May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Connor Cherer May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Melki

made changes in my life I still use today sorry to have lost him between dr. now no dr now have skin problem afraid to go Falmouth hosp. high risk only dr that knew of my baby illness without leaving to look it up

francis j. costello May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schachter

Dr. Gelfand- the best doctor. Thank you dr.Gelfand

May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Gelfand

Quick safe environment and the doctor was patient enough to attend to my questions.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Steinberg

Le docteur Singh est un artiste de grand talent. Il m'a reconstruite alors que j'avais le visage très abimé et risquais de rester défigurée pour le restant de mes jours. Je lui dois une fière chandelle et toute ma reconnaissance! Un très grand chirurgien!

Jocelyne May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Singh

Dr Bicher saved my life!!! She is such a caring person and the right amount of firmness you need going through chemo!

Belinda Lombardo May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bicher

He is absolutely the best doctor ever!!!!

Nancy Westover May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Zinsmeister

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schluntz

Great doctor! He listened patiently to all my concerns. Excellent bedside manner. I just came out of his office and feel confident my issues will be resolved. I highly recommend him.

Adam W May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bara-Jimenez

It was a great experience with Dr Bara. There was no waiting time. He is the best neurologist in this area. Front desk staff was also great. I highly recommend him.

Sergio May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Bara-Jimenez

Very rude. He spends five minutes or less with you and doesn’t listen to your issues. He seems only there to make $$$$$. Will be going elsewhere

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Gardiner

CT May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Emmer

Dr. Corcoran was referred to me by another regarded surgeon at Suburban Hospital. Dr. Corcoran removed half my lung and treated me as if I was his only patient. I come from a medical family and was so comfortable with his expertise and bedside manner. I would highly recommend Dr. Corcoran.

M. McCormack May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Corcoran

Howard Sachs M.D., May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Picone

Catherine Richards May 08 2020

Review for Dr. O'Leary

Dr. Khairalla is very talented and kind. I have complete trust in him as he has been my doctor for many years. His wife works in the office and they both make me, the patient feel comfortable and are very fair price- wise. I give him 5 stars.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Khairalla

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hoque

Excellent healthcare, ruled out my cardiac concerns and even did aortic and heart ultrasound. Highly recommend this expeditious and knowledgeable doctor.

Markku Miettinen May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Fennell

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. O'Brien

Bob Fabia May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Robey

Excellent! A compassionate, flexible doctor who takes his time to understand your needs. His staff is also excellent and efficient. I and my wife have been his patients for over ten years, and we will keep him!

Yalem May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Dr Gilbert listen to patients concern and responds appropriately

Brenda C May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gilbert

Excellent clinical acumen straight to the point with no fluff. I appreciated his no nonsense approach

William T. May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schulick

Dr Oskoui is at the top of the top when it comes to cardiology and patient relationships! I could not have chosen anyone more qualified or kind!

Muffin Gillam Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Oskoui

excellent workup, immediately sent consult note over to my pcp, and plan was made with close follow up! Excellent overall! Telemedicine worked really well, too.

Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Seiken

I had my first appointment with Dr. Bara and he really relieved all of my fears around finding a new neurologist. He was very kind and thorough. He set me up with several specialists to perform diagnostics and RO causes of my illness. I’m really happy I found him!

Raquel Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bara-Jimenez

Muy buen doctor, atento a sus pacientes , responsable , amables, se preocupa de sus pacientes, y las personas que trabajan con el especialmente la doctora Diane es muy responsable y se preocupa por sus pacientes muy profesionales.... gracias doctor Priego and Diana.

Monica stevenson Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Priego

Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Khanna

She's warm, caring, attentive, VERY thorough, bright and she follows through

Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Stamos-Keshishian

Dr. Gardiner and his staff are very friendly, professional and efficient. He has wonderful bedside manner and was very informative about what was wrong with my knee and what my treatment options were. I will definitely be going back for any orthopedic issues that may arise.

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gardiner

Location

Suburban Hospital

8600 Old Georgetown Rd, Bethesda, MD 20814

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