Newton - Wellesley Hospital

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average


Newton - Wellesley Hospital is a medical facility located in Newton, MA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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

America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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).

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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%54%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%49%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bordiuk

Dr Fleming is amazing, she really listens and works with you to find solutions to fit your body.

Brooke V. Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Such a kind and caring doctor Always concerned about her patients and willing to listen when you speak. I highly recommend Dr Boileau to any one searching for a dedicated practitioner

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Boileau

Maye Elqasem Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Eletriby

Francine Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Richer

excellent

Anonymous Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

My experience has been excellent. I couldn't be happier. I feel that Dr. Sadowski is extremely detail-oriented and that she could never make a mistake.

Anonymous Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

Caitlin Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Quibell

Kaitlyn Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Davidson

michael koran Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Priesol

Bob Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Karim

t is always a pleasure to see Dr. Fleming. She is the best!!

Catherine M. Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Jerry R Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Singla

caring and knowledable

Victoria M. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

R. N. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

great

Laura M. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Quick and to the point. Good doctor but had some issues scheduling with him when I saw him

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Swoboda

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Chodirker

dr. Fleming is very educated and nice human being. You must visit her!!!

Agata J. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Sandra takes her time with me, I do not feel rushed and she answers all my questions. She is so patient with me. Just the best!

Janice D. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

follow up and diagnostic care. happy to see her!

Joyce B. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

I had a wonderful visit with Dr. Quibell and her friendly staff. Her nurse was well trained and made me feel comfortable during my procedure. The office staff was kind and welcoming. I definitley recommend this practice.

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Quibell

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Anand

My experience with Dr. Sabeh was fantastic. When I met him I knew right away that my hip replacement was in good hands. I was not disappointed. Everything has exceeded my expectations, and I have just referred my 83 year old mother to Dr. Sabeh for her hip replacement. Total confidence.

Eric Hall Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sabeh

Dr. Quibell and her staff are absolutely amazing! They always make me feel so special and the treatments I receive have been super beneficial. I appreciate all of their professionalism and caring for all of my needs!

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Quibell

Jamie D. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Excellent Total Right Hip Replacement Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sabeh

Dr. Sadowski is very professional and a great listener when describing what type of service you want done. Her RN is also great and makes you feel very welcome and supportive when making your final decision.

Stephanie R. Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

RS Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Guss

JH from Framingham Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Zannikos

Dr. Schwartz is a great doctor who is very patient and takes the time to listen to me!

Andi Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Schwartz

Dr. Wishnia is a thorough, kind and compassionate surgeon. I had an outstanding experience with her. She clearly answered all my questions and concerns. She is very patient and very detail-oriented.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Wishnia

Satisfied patient Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Basnet

Alla Bolkhovsky Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Neyshtadt

Dr. Sadowski is a gifted physician and one of the best in Boston. I am also a surgeon so that;s saying something.

Henri T. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

Dr Kapasi, Is one of the best Doctors, I have seen, He listened to me and Explained what the follow up will be.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Dr. Saini is an excellent surgeon. She was very thorough and was able to answer all of my questions. Appointment was easy to make with no wait time. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Saini.

Catherine Perkinson Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Saini

Wonderful! He performed both an emergency microdiscectomy and a fusion at L5S1. I feel fabulous a year and a half after the latter. He has amazing bedside manners and is very personable. I cannot more highly recommend him.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Zannikos

Olga Tim Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Davidson

Brilliant doctor and earnestly works to diagnose issues. Her team has won awards and deservedly so for the care they give. Turns out I have a rare disease and she worked to make sure I got diagnosed and timely treatment.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Alshirawi

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Basnet

he was informative, friendly and most of all explained EVERYTHING. I would highly recommend him and his staff

Susan Harris Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Bulczynski

While I am sure Dr. Kaplan is capable, her office staff leaves a lot to be desired. My daughter called to get an appointment and the admin was extremely rude to her and mixed her up with another patient - a clear HIPPA violation.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Banco

The epitome of trust when making difficult decisions.

Patricia King, PhD Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Goodson

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sganga

A breath of fresh air. Explained everything clearly and gave me a quick diagnosis. No surgery necessary. When do you ever hear that?

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hartshorn

Superb in every way!!!! I would recommend her to anyone who wants the best!!

Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Quibell

Awesome surgeon and incredible staff. Highly recommend. I had a lower face lift, neck lift and laser resurfacing. I couldn't be more pleased. Best gift for myself ever given.

Pamela DeJong Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Davidson

Dr. Krathen is the best! I saw him for the first time recently and was happy with every aspect of my visit. Dr. Krathen listened to and addressed all of my concerns. I will be seeing him for all skincare needs!

Julie S. Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Krathen

He is an IME. He writes what others pay for

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Cares

Patrick Giles Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Wang-Dohlman

Patrick Giles Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Snider

Patrick Giles Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Neuringer

Patrick Giles Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Long Jr

Patrick Giles Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hass

Nepomuceno Jerry Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Heher

Westwood, MA 2018 Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kohli

I find dr.welinsky very caring and attentive

m.pestana Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Welinsky

Really awful person who seems somewhat mentally unstable and lashes out at her patients for no reason whatsoever. Horrible.

John Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Maguire

She fat-shamed me and made me feel worse about my body even though my visit had nothing to do with weight gain.

Amy Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Maguire

Very unprofessional, rude and is very quick to misdiagnose.

Lila Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Maguire

Dr.McCord is a great primary doctor. She is extremely knowledgeable about everything I discuss with her. Plus, she is very easy to talk to. It’s worth the short trip to see her. She’s My favorite doctor period!!

Leslie Pinsky Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. McCord

Dr. Dudich is the most kindest, decent, knowledgable Neurologist I ever had the pleasure to meet! She was the first Neurologist to accurately diagnose my Stroke deficits and to recommend appropriate therapies!

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dudich

Dr. Kapasi is the first doctor to REALLY listen and understand in the two years I’ve been dealing with this pain. He was friendly, compassionate and immediately took measures to get my pain under control. Highly recommend him!

Lea Johnston Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Reinhorn

Did a great job of explaining procedure. Speaks to quickly at times.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

My reconstruction and augmentation turned out great - better than i would have expected given the circumstances.

Anonymous Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

Doctor was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable! I would gladly see him in the future.

Jen Lee Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Wonderful!

Carol McSweeney Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Caros

Boris Kovtunenko Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kieff

JillAlex Jun 07 2020

Review for Dr. Girgis

I felt so much peace entrusting the pregnant me and my unborn baby to Dr.Greiger. I was actually always looking forward to the visits. Iam thankful to you Dr. Greiger and your entire team. My baby is 13 weeks already- yeah!!

Jane Nandawula Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Greiger

Dr. Fleming is a great listener and offers doable goals for me.

Maritere M. Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Fleming

Joanne Goyco (mother); Jacqueline Diaz (daughter/p Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Tantillo

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Pabon-Nau

Dr. Elgas was my doctor for many years. She was wonderful, always took her time and listened, diagnosed some difficult stuff. Then her office started making rules, like doctors do not call patients back, that I couldn't live with so I had to look for another doctor. Still miss her.

Amy Bernstein Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Elgas

I have been a patient for over 10 years. She is very much unhelpful and does not care about her patients. You are just a number .

Kim Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Balasubramaniam

Lauren L Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Pegels

Sharon Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Zimon

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Karim

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Finn

John M May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Antoci

Took time to explain everything in detail.

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Bulczynski

Dr. Berkowitz performed a complete hysterectomy on me for Ovarian Cancer. There were some unexpected complications during surgery and he handled the situation with great care and with the utmost knowledge. I was blessed to have him as my surgeon. He is THE BEST!!!

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Berkowitz

Dr. Lee is Very unresponsive if you have any questions about test results. He failed to return calls and did not show up for a telemedicine appt. I would not recommend him.

Janet Merrigan May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Richer

Dr Boileau is excellent in every way. Listens. Explains things well. Sense of caring. Personable.

Keith May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Boileau

Jose May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Huckins

Fantastic! Knowledgeable,careful,and confident! 5 Stars!

martha caverly May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Leung

On time, great personality, quick and almost painless procedure

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Took the time to be very thorough to get me back on my feet and recover from my injury

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bulczynski

I went in for lumbar spine shot and felt nervous about anticipated pain. Dr Kapasi was upbeat, reassured me that I would do fine and he was right. Quick procedure!

Betsy Morrison May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Saillant

Darlene Romelus May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hein

An impeccable professional, genuine, and highly skilled in the field of medicine.

Mary DeCourcey May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Elgas

Location

Newton - Wellesley Hospital

2014 Washington St, Newton, MA 02462

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