University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

66%

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


University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is a medical facility located in Bel Air, MD. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

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

12 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
  • Respiratory failure 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
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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).

Learn more about patient experience
67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

66%

Would definitely recommend
4% lower than the national average

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%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%65%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%51%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Lawson was amazing with my son! We used to go to another ENT and dr Lawson is amazing! She listened to us and recommended so many things for my son to try. I highly highly recommend!!!

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lawson

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. DiRocco

Jeffrey L Billings Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

He is the BEST doctor I have ever had . Always respond quickly to your needs and really listens to what you have to say.

Cindy Gomez Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Very professional ,concern, and

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

I have been a patient for many many years. service and care has been outstanding. Always takes time to be thorough to understand any issues. Staff is top notch as well.

tony fiorini Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Harapanahalli

Stanley S. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

This doctor goes above and beyond. He explained everything so that I was able to understand. Very kind and caring. His staff is also amazing. Thanks for all you have done for me. Mrs. Pat Gilden

Pat Gilden Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Dr. Kausik is very patient and thorough in explaining test results, treatment procedures and treatment options. I highly recommend him for anyone needing a urologist. He is also very personable and easy to talk with.

James Glod Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Pattie McGehee Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Mrs. M Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gao

He has been my doctor for over two years. I was diagnosed with BPH and he has been with me every step of the way and now I am perfectly back to normal. The procedure that he did for me is called bipolar vaporization of the prostrate and it worked wonderfully

Jason Bowen Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Woo

An awesome Doctor who was thorough, professional and took time to answer questions. I would recommend him highly...

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Demuth

Soncy Marton Bel Air Md Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Tinney

Very rude and unprofessional.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Tinney

Dr.Nassar was very nice and professional. Took the time to explain the procedure and the results . The staff was well organized and care about the needs of there patients. Well trained about following Coronavirus procedures.

Phillip Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Nasser

I was in for an appointment last week for my neuropathy with Dr. Wilson and he’s very friendly very nice doctor explained a lot about things as he was doing The test . And Jamie his secretary was very nice too .

Millie Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

If his staff worked for me, they would be looking for other jobs. The most incompetent, argumentative bunch of health care workers that I have ever come across. They will NOT return phone calls. I don't know how anything gets done.

Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Woo

When speaking with Dr. Antoniades, it was obvious he cared for his patients. He didn't push me into surgery, gave me my options and let me decide.

Barb Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Antoniades

Hi is there any relief for people with Lymes? My friend is in agony. Sadly he is in South Africa so any advice from credible source is appreciated. LARRYOZ beadworkssa@gmail.com

Larry Osrin Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Younus

Frank McFadden Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Demuth

Susan Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

Dr. Barakat delivered my daughter and she was wonderful. I appreciated her help during labor. I have no complaints. If and when I have another baby I would hope she would be the one delivering them as well!

Ash C Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Barakat

Knowledgeable and cordial. Excellent bed side manner. Technically astute.

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Stephanie's natural demeanor is very kind, caring, and non-judgemental. She made me feel safe and at ease while in therapy, and helped me learn coping skills that actually worked for me in my everyday life. Her treatment is very individualized too! Highly recommend :)

Jun 01 2020

Review for Stephanie James

Dr. Levy has very good bedside manner and made sure I was comfortable during my visit. Plan on seeing him again for further concerns.

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Levy

Kelli Vocke May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Demuth

Amanda May 21 2020

Review for Dr. DiRocco

Jojo May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Phillips

Kenny Miller May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Fedder

Ed May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Grasso

Will S. May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Bhalavat

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Bhalavat

Tresa Y. May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Rubin

TAMMY JOHNSON May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mitcherling

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Levy

good

Will D. May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

I have been a patient of Dr Albornoz for 30+years. He is a fantastic person as well as an outstanding Dr.

Mike Gannon May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Albornoz

Did a pleurodesis for me - careful and precise with little pain associated with treatment. Follow through with information and very caring.

Arnold Fowler Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Taylor

He explained everything about my procedure . He is great

joe Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. van Zijl

Rude

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Haque

Amy Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Park

Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Naguib

I had a bi lateral knee replacement and have healed wonderful. I can not say enough about how good of care I received from Dr Yalamanchili. His bed side manor and care of me has been wonderful. The follow up care also has been great.

Larry Anderson Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nataraj

Great doctor. He is a little conservative but it really helps in the long run. I'd recommend him to anyone.

Nicholas Wingate Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

I think Dr. Greenberg is an incredible doctor. Great personality attentive and very skilled. My experience was five stars with Dr. Goldberg

Rick Flaherty Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Dr. Dubyoski never rushes you through your appointment. She takes time to listen to you and explains all the issues related to your diagnosis. She has been our family doctor for many many years. She really cares about us. Thank you, Dr. Dubyoski

Jane Pasko Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Dubyosk

Always wonderful. He and his front office are a 10 out of 10

Patrick W. Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Birnbaum

I was a patient of Dr. Khosla for several years and she was always attentive and pleasant. I first saw her as a patient before she joined Winters Run.

Mary Thomas Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Khosla

Terrill Anthony Lambert RN Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wakeley

Dr. Levy is the best!!!!

Jamie Dymond Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Levy

I would recommend Dr. Kausik with complete confidence. He has always treated me with respect and has been very forthcoming with any relevant information. During a recent procedure, I received top rate care and was treated very professionally by the entire staff.

Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Caring and thorough!!!! I feel so much better!! thank you

M. B. Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

I have been seeing her for almost 3 years now and I love her. She is caring, understanding, helpful, knowledgeable and accessible.

Mar 18 2020

Review for Katharine Sewell

I would not recommend this doctor.

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sim

when i came to Dr Mardinay I could not be out for any length of time with out sneezing, coughing and turning red. when it rain my lips would be raw and swelling. Since coming to him and the regimen he has me on. I can breath. Enjoy the outdoors and rain is no longer a problem

Valerie C. Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

I took my 89 year old mother to doctor. I thought she was having mini strokes or seizures. When I asked him whether that was possible. He started laughing at me. It was humiliating, unprofessional and demeaning to my mother. I don't think he should practice medicine at ALL.

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Park

Awful. Bedside manners suck. Very intimidating. Find someone else!

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Anwar

Dr. C. Nelson Fritts, Hr. Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. DiRocco

I truly trust Dr. Fedder in all aspects of Orthopedic care. He's professional, caring and helpful in all things: appt's, surgical prep, surgery and post surgical care.

Karen S. Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Fedder

He performed back surgery on me and I’ve been in constant pain since the surgery and that was all most 3 years ago!!!! I’ve done PT, RFA, chiropractic care and injections and I’m in more pain then before the surgery!!!!!

Tom A Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Benalcazar

Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Fantastic Experience

Kurt V Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

Brenda Macomber Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Acevedo

I was warmly greeted upon arrival in the office. There was usually only a short wait time. The care, knowledge, and concern Dr. Sokal gave always helped me. I am saddened to say she is retiring and will be greatly missed.

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Sokal

I have been waiting 2 years for results of a test that was very painful. Still hoping he calls soon! Paul Rose

Paul Rose in HAVRE DE GRACE, MD - Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Presti

Diane Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Shaukat

BD Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Dr. Yalamanchili performed double knee replacement on me January 7th of 2020. I am doing great and walking without pain. He is very quiet but professional. Answered all of my questions and it has been a better than anticipated recovery. Thank you Dr. Raj Mary Brown - January 22, 2020

Feb 23 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Kimberly LaFave Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmerman

Leah C Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Cavanaugh

Usha is an awesome doctor Cannot say enough good things about her. She doesn't rush and spends enough time with you to assure you understand. Stays on top of latest advances and studies that pertain to her practice. Sent my daughter to see her as well. Can't recommend her more.

Dave B Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Srinivasan

Pretty much a flawless Hip replacement. Following his orders my recovery is fantastic and pain free.

Tony Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Yalamanchili

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Jaffe

Just dismissed from a total knee replacement. Textbook surgery and recovery. Doctor and staff where exemplary. Highly recommend.

Margaret Mascari Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. O'Mara

Excellent experience throughout

Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. O'Mara

Christina Renninger Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Meininger

The 1 st visit I didn t I would go back then I thought I try again, she was much better, had smile on face and friendly but still slow in explaining things ...today I trust her and I think she is pretty good at what she does...would suggest she learn to open up and explain things in detail.....

c.h. Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Khosla

Steve L. Feb 08 2020

Review for Roy Rothenberg

Suzanne M. Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

Had two knee replacements: July & November. Surgery & recovery for both went extremely well. Dr. M. explained procedures fully so I knew exactly what to expect from start to finish.

Jim Carlineo Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mulliken

John F Feb 05 2020

Review for Roy Rothenberg

Eilene Fryer Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Safren

Dr. Min is the best of the best !! He took care of my Mom. Now i found myself at his office that is the only oncologist hematologist I would go see. Thank you Dr. Min !! You are the best.

sandy Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Min

C. Gill Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. O'Mara

Always a pleasure coming here. My son has progressed wonderfully and we are always treated great!

L. J. Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

Does not inform patient results of tests,very lax in physicals

Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Peichert

Outstanding! Dr. DeJesus is a Solid Gold Thread in the Tapestry of Healthcare! The Very Best! Office Staff too!

Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. de Jesus

Calvert Necker Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Mahmood

Caring and well informed explaining procedure and what was being done.

D. B. Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mardiney

Dr Kausik has been my urologist for several years and I’ve always had a good experience. He is very thorough and explains issues in a clear and concise manner. I highly recommend his services.

Brian R Jan 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kausik

Location

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health

500 Upper Chesapeake Dr, Bel Air, MD 21014

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