University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend

10% higher than the national average

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is a medical facility located in Towson, MD. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023, 2022)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2022, 2021)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2024)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in outpatient back and neck surgery, outpatient rotator cuff surgery, outpatient total hip replacement, and outpatient total knee replacement

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Surgical Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

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

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was better than expected

12 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

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Better than 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

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2022

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than 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

As 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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

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, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2024

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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend

10% higher than the national average

University of Maryland St. Joseph 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%80%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%80%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%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%87%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%52%

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%63%62%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%66%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Mulliken was patient, focused, informative with all my questions regarding my extremely complex knee revision surgery. This was my 2nd week post-op checkup of the incision and with X-rays. and staple removal. It was amazing, difficult surgery with excellent results. I am so grateful!

Darlene Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Mulliken

Dr Giudice, who was not my Dr, decided to fill in for the female Dr I requested without my awareness or consent. I wasn’t made aware of this change until I was half naked and he walked in the room with a tech and a nurse practitioner. He decided to use me to teach his new nurse practitioner how to...

Mar 01 2024

Review for Dr. Giudice

Dr. Farrior is a good doctor. Her office staff is hit or miss when it comes to reading messages in the patient portal and sending paperwork in a timely manner. The staff also does not prioritize communication or excellence and will just hand you a cup to pee in with no explanation as to why and will...

Mar 01 2024

Review for Dr. Farrior

Great

Mar 01 2024

Review for Dr. Langhammer

Dr Langhammer is very knowledgeable

Mar 01 2024

Review for Dr. Langhammer

Location

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center

7601 Osler Dr, Towson MD 21204

CallDirections

(410) 593-3069

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center located?

University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center is located at 7601 Osler Dr, Towson, MD 21204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center has been awarded with America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and 14 more in the past two years.

Is University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center highly rated with patients?

76% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center?

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How does University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

7601 Osler Dr

Towson, MD 21204

Directions

(410) 593-3069