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University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center is a medical facility located in Bel Air, MD. This hospital has been recognized for Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

58%

Patient Experience Rating

6% lower than the national average

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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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

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

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

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

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

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

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

13 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

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

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

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

Worse than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As 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

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Better than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than 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 Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

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

As Expected

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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60%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

5% lower than the national average

58%

Would definitely recommend

6% lower than the national average

University of MD Upper Chesapeake 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%73%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%52%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%56%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%47%

University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%56%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Plack has been my cardiologist for nearly 30 years. In that time, I have come to trust him completely with giving me cardiac care, not only because I’m still alive and in reasonable health despite many reasons I should not be, but also because his style of care is so personal. Any time I go to...

Bill Stevenson Jul 19 2024

Review for Dr. Plack

Dr Chasnow has been the doctor for both of my girls for pretty much their entire lives. How blessed we have been! There is humanity in every visit as she both both treats problems and listens to what patients are saying. In this day and age this is increasingly rare. It is gratifying to feel so...

Glenn Holzinger Jul 17 2024

Review for Dr. Chasnow

Nothing but great things to say about Dr Ragu. He remembers who you are and treats you like family. Always greeted by friendly staff and his staff understands your needs. I went through an much needed surgery after his staff's diagnosis. Would highly recommend.

Jul 17 2024

Review for Dr. Raguraj

Exceptional. Very caring, compassionate, thorough. She is highly skilled, knowledgeable and involves me as a partner in my healthcare decisions. Her follow-up and attentiveness to on-going conditions are amazing.

Barbara Tingler Jul 15 2024

Review for Anna Gardner

From my very first visit Dr. Gandhi was very professional and friendly. I totally enjoyed our doctor patient relationship. I had 4 surgeries performed by him. Three at the Surgicenter in Timonium and one in his office. I am so pleased with the results and highly recommend him.

Charles Johnson Jul 15 2024

Review for Dr. Gandhi

Location

University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center

500 Upper Chesapeake Dr, Bel Air MD 21014

CallDirections

(443) 873-2281

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center located?

University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center is located at 500 Upper Chesapeake Dr, Bel Air, MD 21014. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center has been awarded with Outpatient Joint Replacement Excellence Award™, Outpatient Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, Surgical Care Excellence Award™, and 1 more in the past two years.

Is University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center highly rated with patients?

60% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does University of MD Upper Chesapeake 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 MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center?

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How does University of MD Upper Chesapeake Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

500 Upper Chesapeake Dr

Bel Air, MD 21014

Directions

(443) 873-2281