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Frederick Health Hospital

Frederick Health Hospital is a medical facility located in Frederick, MD. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, and more.

62%

Patient Experience Rating

2% 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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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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care 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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

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

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 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 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

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

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

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

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

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

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

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2022

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2022

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

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2023

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

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™

2022

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

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2022

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

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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64%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

1% lower than the national average

62%

Would definitely recommend

2% lower than the national average

Frederick Health Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%74%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%53%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%56%

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%48%47%

Frederick Health Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I am a physical therapists that sees total joint replacements exclusively. I see all the outcomes from many orthopedic surgeons in the area. Dr. Walsh’s patients do very well. He may be the best in the area. He’s good. I would recommend him.

Peter Cradduck Apr 18 2024

Review for Dr. Walsh

This is the second time I had a procedure with Dr Andochick. The first was about 10 years ago and his work was amazing. He takes pride in what he does and wants the best for his patients. I had friends do the same procedure elsewhere but none received the same meticulous work. All had failures...

Kimberlee C Apr 18 2024

Review for Dr. Andochick

I came to see Dr. Kas and his team for a second opinion. I initially went to a vascular doctor closer to me, but was not happy with his bedside manner. Dr. Kas was amazing! Hw took the time to understand my history and explain my treatment plan carefully. It was a breath of fresh air being seen by...

Apr 16 2024

Review for Dr. Kasinadhuni

I have seen her several times when I was unable to get an appointment with my PCP of many years. I prefer Dr. Unegbu, although I liked and had a relationship with my previous provider. Dr. Unegbu has a positive affect, listens, appreciates patient concerns and addresses them appropriately. She...

Dr. B. Apr 12 2024

Review for Dr. Unegbu-Ogbonna

Dr. Biju Alex is an absolute professional. We (my family) have been really searching for a great Gastroenterologist in Columbia, MD for a long time. Dr. Alex came highly recommended from another well trusted specialist. From the get go, this is my down to earth honest opinion about Dr. Alex. Dr....

Alexander Kurien Apr 12 2024

Review for Dr. Alex

Location

Frederick Health Hospital

400 W 7th St, Frederick MD 21701

CallDirections

(240) 566-3300

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Frederick Health Hospital located?

Frederick Health Hospital is located at 400 W 7th St, Frederick, MD 21701. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Frederick Health Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Frederick Health Hospital has been awarded with America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, and 12 more in the past two years.

Is Frederick Health Hospital highly rated with patients?

64% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Frederick Health Hospital score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at Frederick Health Hospital?

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

How does Frederick Health Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

400 W 7th St

Frederick, MD 21701

Directions

(240) 566-3300