Lowell General Hospital

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average


Lowell General Hospital is a medical facility located in Lowell, MA. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

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

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

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
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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).

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71%

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

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Lowell General Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Lowell General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Sigman is the real deal. explained everything that I should expect and was right on with his diagnosis and post surgery experience.

William W. Sep 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

D. C. Sep 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

K. F. Sep 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I have had three total knee replacements over 13 years and every day experienced pain walking and performing every day tasks. This treatment has had a significant impact on my every day life to the point that friends and family have noticed vast improvement in my movement.

Jerry R. Sep 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Everyone was super friendly and they really cared and it was clear that they were all trying their best to help me feel better

G. S. Sep 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

they listened to my concerns, they explained everything in detail and made time to answer all my questions. they made me feel important and gave me great medical care

Jan G. Sep 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

excellent

L. M. Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

JAJ Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Alter

he has been great with all my concerns

Gregory M. Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Excellent care and educational experience regarding cardiac healthcare. Listened to all concerns, gave more information than any other cardiologist. Really appreciated his bedside manner and approach to treatments, surgery. Didn't miss anything needed.

Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hong

Emergency visit after a fall at home. Head lacerations needed staples, CT scan done, plus x-ray of shoulder-neck area. Everything was explained well and Dr. was very sympathetic and careful to ensure no pain when inserting staples.

Hugh Evans Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Grimmnitz

Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kim

excellent, I have no complaints! the girls are awesome, I wouldn't change a thing. They did everything they could to help me.

Peggy S. Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Me and my kids love Dr.Baranwal she is really kind and loving ,she take care of the kids as if they were her own children’s.Me and my family Have many years bring our kids with her.We love Dr. Baranwal and her staff.

Keishla Román Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Baranwal

The whole experience was great considering the circumstances,couldn'ty have asked for a better experience.

Rich C. Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Cheryl M. Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I haven’t personally seen Dr. Dulac yet. I always saw his nurse practitioner Kathleen Saucedo. But she left the practice a couple of years ago. I need to schedule a general checkup. But I'll probably wait until this covid hysteria dies down.

Kristin Ferguson Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dulac

i have seen Dr.Johnson since I was 17. He did a complete knee replacement on April 2, 2016. Best thing ever. I went back to work and I lost weight.

Susan M. Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Cyn S Aug 28 2020

Review for Nicole Burgett-Yandow

Absolutely the best and most caring doctor I've ever had. Takes the time to listen to your concerns. Professional and compassionate is a rare combination to find now a days. She is both.

Cindy Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Powers

He good doctor and a lovely person. I recommend him.

Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Massicotte

Every time I have had an orthopedic problem, Dr Johnson has delivered good results. My knee replacement 11 years ago was the best decision I could have made. Hopefully my shoulder responds as well now.

Richard P. Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Dr. Wieselquist is by far the absolute best Doctor! I have been a patient of hers for Many years. She and her staff are genuine, caring and knowledgeable I also love the nurse practitioners. They are the best! I would highly recommend Dr. Wieselquist and/or anyone on the staff!

Carol Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Wieselquist

Dr, Sigman is the best at what he does! He told me exactly what he was going to do which gave me confidence which was calming and comforting experience. He took care of my menicuos tear and I was walking without pain in three days. Actually I called him a Magician!

Carla D. Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I had a good experience with my provider. He was honest, open and did a great job overall!

Phyllis B. Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I’ve had the best experience with Dr. Akerkar. She always listens to what I have to say and explains things very clearly. I have never felt dismissed or ignored. I would recommend her to any friend and family looking for a Gastroenterologist and I will continue to see her as well!

Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Akerkar

very experienced , the cow patch rotator cuff repair is a much better recovery less pain, rotation is great

Mitchell R. Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Phil S. Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Lisa Sanchez Aug 17 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

My first visit I found him.very pleasant, and professional.

Dennis R Stump Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Connelly

Shawn H. Aug 14 2020

Review for Nicole Burgett-Yandow

So far, so good. Thank you Dr. Max

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Maxwell

Dr. Sigman made surgery and recovery comfotable and easy. I have full confidence I will be able to return to my prior living style and level of activity.

Laurel R. Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

C. B. Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Prior Patient Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Satyam

Prior Patient Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Meda

Thank you so much for quick response

Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Kodali

Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Drake

He replace both my knees he did great job Love my new knees Thanks to Dr wu. he the best.

Ron Jollymore Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Wu

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sabeti

I have been a patient of Dr. McNamara's for over 20 years. I find him extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. He has treated several different issues for me, and I'm always pleased with my care.

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. McNamara

Went over my previous xrays. Cortisone shot in hip and low back. Dr. Johnson takes plenty of time with me when I am there at the appointment. I would highly recommend him!

Dorothea S. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Can't say enough good things about the staff...friendly, professional, caring.

Vicky B. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Amanda A. Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Habib

Rebecca Wall Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Staii

Have been coming to Dr. Johnson for almost twenty years - for knee, elbow and now ankle issues. He has been very professional and knowledgable, explaining everything clearly.

Sandeep M. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Lana C. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Kelli S. Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sarno Ryan

great

Evan R. Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

This was my second ACL reconstruction, the first was done at a different location. Dr. Sigman was incredibly helpful and my recovery this time went so much smoother.

Katie H. Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Treatment was short. Pain subsided around 98%. Able to continue my exercise program during the treatment phase. Listened to what I was experiencing treatment to treatment. I would recommend for non-invasive approach.

Kenneth B. Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Hope u have a great retirement. U r missed. Ty for the Flonase lol God bless

Danielle Chaput Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bie

Marc W. Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

We come from Worscter to see Dr. Patel. We like practice very much. Fabulous staff. Dr. Patel is always available for us. Thank you for all your help.

Sumanbhai &Indiraben Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I like my doctor. Practice is very good highly recommend.

Faniriou Nyamu Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

always on time, answers any questions, had prior surgery in 2002 after college swimming and it was a very long recovery and months and months of PT. cow patch much different exeprice and better, faster recovery.

Amy B. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Excellent

M. N. Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

after one week of surgery i was able to move my arm. the whole office was very helpfull

Maryse T. Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

David G. Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Probir Roy Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Satyam

Dr Sigman is a wonderful. He is pleasant and very understanding. I am very impressed with his knowledge and skills. I would recommend him highly.

Carol M. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Connelly

Dr Bresnick is the most genuine, caring Dr I have had in my life, the Dr did a great job taking care of my mother when she fell ill with dementia, now he has helping me get through my predicament. I am lucky to have him

Michael Manley Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Bresnick

came here for my hip, which i thought would take months to feel better, but felt great in a matter of weeks - thank you

Anonymous Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

My surgery went extremely well! Everyone raves about Doctor Henry TY and I now know why. He is a High Level Elite surgeon and eliminates the need and agony of going to Boston.

David Prestipino Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ty

clear,concise explanation of procedure.

Mary J. S. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

excellent

Mare C. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Doctor sigmond did a reattachment of complete tear rotator cuff on June 18, its now july 18th and i can reach over my head! others who've had the procedure are stunned. I'm so glad i got this done!

Kat S. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Dr. Holstein is amazing! He personally sees you on every visit (not a nurse) spends time explaining everything, I never feel rushed .

Michelle Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Holstein

I have tendonitis in my left ankle and now I have no pain at all most of the time after my 10 treatments. I'm so glad my foot specialist recommend I get these treatments. The staff was absolutely wonderful and I would recommend this practice to anyone who has pain.

Jean F. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ariza

hope not to see him again

Dennis K. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

i had shoulder surgery on my right shoulder .dr sigman fixed ne up and now i feel so much better . dr sigman is a great doctor i have total faith in him thank you dr sigman

Collette P. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I would trust her with my life. Have had multiple surgeries with her, and she was always very kind, explained every thing that was going to happen to me , always in terms that I understood. Would recommend her to anyone who needed a GYN.

Barbara Gorski Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Olson

Best care ive ever received, no doctor has ever listened like nicole does!

Rachael Jul 09 2020

Review for Nicole Burgett-Yandow

William Mantia Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Chweich

Kelly M. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Dismissive, unprofessional and didn't listen to my actual concerns. DO NOT use this provider.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Janice G. Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

I came in for injury to my right leg,a torn meniscus and fractured knee .I was having a hard time walking and i was on crutches. I noticed after only a few visits that pain was gone and my mobility was getting back to normal.

Kathleen M. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

teatws for back and hips. amanda was awesome and sophie was great. i'll be back

W. T. B. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Kathleen B Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Akerkar

I came to Ortholazer to treat my heel, back and post op knee. My results were excellent, better than I expected. Feeling 80-90% better!

Tom S. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Helen Bill Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Waters

Dr Zurumskis has been my PCP for a very long time, 25 years at least. He is an excellent physician and takes whatever time required to make sure all questions are answered.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Zuromskis

an great experienice and i can not wait to get my other knee replaced

Christine S. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

excellent

Stephane V. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

D. B. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I like coming to my laser appts. They are very great at what they do. Also I can feel a difference in my shoulder!!!! Thank you so very very much!!!!

Jayne B. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

Emery Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lauretano

Very kind and knowledgeable!!!!

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Beck

Dr Sigman was very informative with good listening skills. He was also very personable and made my experience flawless.

Jonathan C. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

I have been a patient of Dr Cheng for over 25 years and have the highest respect for her. If you are looking for a gp who is intelligent, logical and compassionate, pick her. I consider her my friend as well. J McLaughlin

J McLaughlin Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Cheng

Joe D. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sigman

This is my second knee replacement with Dr. Johnson. 1 on my left knee and 1 on my right knee. I couldnt have asked for better results and exceptional care that I have received from Dr, Johnson and his staff.

Cheryl C. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Location

Lowell General Hospital

295 Varnum Ave, Lowell, MA 01854

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