Tufts Medical Center

75%

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


Tufts Medical Center is a medical facility located in Boston, MA. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ and Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™.

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • 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
  • 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).

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77%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Tufts 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%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%65%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%57%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Tufts Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I have had such a great experience with Dr. Sadowski and her office! I feel very safe and comfortable with everyone. My results look great. Everything could not have gone better it was perfect! Thank you so much!

Anonymous Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

Tperezcosme Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Sathi

its been a ten year medical care provided by dr. c.a.carpinito for my kidney cancer (2009-2019) and ended with clean bill of health. I would recommend family and friends to be under his care. He is professional, caring doctor.

maria b. karasinski Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Carpinito

Dr Kryzanski peformed a L4 L5 spinal fusion. Surgery when smoothly, recovery swift.

Jon Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kryzanski

Excellent dentist guides you throughout the procedure. Friendly, best root canal I ever had no pain

John Francis Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Alyassi

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

All went well and painless, as promised!! I am a chicken when it come to a dentist, forget about root canals ..lol. Dr. Alyassi made it easy and didn't take long, some soreness for couple days after but nothing comparing to the discomfort I had before the root canal, thank you all. Best, Jim.

Jim C. Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Alyassi

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wein

Dr. Stone has been taking care of a family member for many years and she absolutely loves him. Never stop hearing good things about him. Thank you Dr. David Stone for being an awesome person. I don't trust many people but Dr. Stone definitely has my trust. He is a great doctor.

JB Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Stone

Discuss surgical options for back surgery

Brian P Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Rogerson

R. N. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

Fantastic -The Best caring, compassionate, patient, and explains everything. Just love him and his staff.

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Spigelman

Dr Youssef was great and caring

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Youssef

Crystal H, MA Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kavolus II

Prostate cancer: everything went as was told. Very satisfied with the results. Thank you Dr. Carpinito

Mark O Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Carpinito

Dennis Ross Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Carpinito

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

Dr Safain was through detailed and took a lot of time explaining everything to me. Really appreciated all his time.

Matt Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Safain

Dr Brennan helped save my life after suffering a TBI back in October 2004 ?? thank you SO MUCH!!

Courteney O'Leary Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Brennan

Azzouni is impressively competent, handles severely phobic patient well every time, for many years previously in Back Bay. Was worth traveling to Auburn after he moved. Will keep going back if needing oral surgeon again.

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Azzouni

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

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pozner

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

Outstanding.. Dr. appears to be thoughtful and honesty cares about his patients. I trust his decision making process and take his word for his suggestions

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. El-Zaru

I have already told several people about Dr. Axe. Pain in my shoulder. Quick visit in and our. No long waiting time.

Heidi Epps Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Always a pleasure to see Jeramie. Cool dude.. good bedside manners, is patient, and no frills.

Paige Durivage Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Juli Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

Great Staff and Very Flexible office. I have been going for 5 weeks now and have been very happy.

P.J Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Koenig

I saw Dr. Koenig and Dr. Jason at Koenig Chiro for headaches and arm pain. After a few visits the pains started to go away. After a few weeks the pain has been gone.

Paul C Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Koenig

Scott Miller Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Tang

I went to Dr. Bartlett to get a double mastectomy 2 years ago and I couldn't be happier with the results. Super expensive though, because it's private practice.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bartlett

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

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

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

I got my root canal done a while ago and he is a wonderful man! His family must feel so lucky to have him. I suggest visiting his office. Although the staff could have been nicer and the office should be cleaned.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Alyassi

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

Anonymous Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

John Gabriel Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Vanni

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

Jen Lee Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

John McManus Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Vanni

Devika Gupfa Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Leung

A. Michelle Wilson Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

Doctor Cooper and his staff have always been courteous, efficient, and caring. This visit was no different. He and his entire team make me feel like part of the family, and the care is always outstanding and very patient focused.

CB Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

Very rude doctor. Has no manners and insults his patients

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Querques

Arlene (I could not write more above) His dental May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Azzouni

Dr Mina was very rude when I saw last time back, he was in kinda of a rush and didn’t give me any attention and kept telling me that he is a surgeon and that there is nothing he can help me with.

Jim May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Safain

excellent! she is the best around , sometimes the wait to see her is long but well worth it !

mike g May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Tierney

Ed Delano May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Carpinito

Dr. Chu is an excellent professional, i have good comunication with her, she always answer my questions , nice and sweet. Excellent profesional.

Carmen Agimi May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

Dr. Riesenburger operated on my spine and everything went as planned. The disc that was pressing on my spinal cord was removed and my nerve issues were either lessened or gone. I was fully back to all activities within a few months. I cannot praise his work enough.

Matt May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Riesenburger

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Ash

On time, great personality, quick and almost painless procedure

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Jill Lofchie May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lavin

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Tishler

If you make it past the mean residents, you'll have a good surprise. Dr. H is very knowledgeable and committed to helping his patients.

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hedges

Susan Finnegan May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

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

Just to update the amazing progress from my laminectomy from Dr Safain and his amazing Neurosurgery team. I could not be more pleased with the results. Simply amazing. Thanks for giving me my life back. ?????????

MARK L MAYO May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Safain

May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Bartlett

My mom was diagnosed with shingles in her eye. Dr. Rifkin took great care of her. Her treatment plan was right on. My mom can see great.

Nyree Valdes May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Rifkin

Nice man, explained my issue and treatment in ways easy to understand.

James O May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Outstanding service and expertise, making me feel that Dr Kapasi knows what he is doing. What else can you ask for

Brian Piani May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Dewire

Joan Holstein Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Dr. Kapasi is one of the best doctors i have met. He is very caring and compassionate towards his patients. He is very gentle during procedure. With other doctors i have had, the procedure used to be painful. I would recommend him to anybody who is in pain.

Rocco Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Terry_Dever Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lapp

L. Shaw Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Heilman

Expert, knowledgeable, trustworthy, professional!

Lisa Sanbirn Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Lapp

Chris Childress Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

My visit was very pleasant, i was told up front what i was going to have done and who would be doing it. Thanks to everyone i was pleased with the results.

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Axe

Rajini Kalluri Apr 12 2020

Review for Dr. Zilberman

Dr Kapasi pinpointed the source of my problem quickly and is scheduling a treatment. I was confident in his analysis, although it remains to see what relief from pain I achieve. But I felt very hopeful after speaking with him.

Susan R-F Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

I’m a truck driver and Back problems are not easy to pinpoint, especially as we age. Dr Kapasi uses advanced and clear-cut methods in his practice and is very trustworthy!

Mike Collier Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Dr. Lapp deserves a 5 star for the procedure he performed on my L-5 S-1 couldn’t of asked for a professional surgeon as Dr.Lapp. Thank you thank you thank you for all you did.

Bert Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lapp

pkasin Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Vest

pkasin Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Rowin

I am with child. I was nervous, as my OBGYN had some concerns. Dr. Zilberman was incredibly respectful and a true gentleman. He explained everything very well and made sure to answer my questions.

Bethelda M. Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Zilberman

Dr Muppana is very much concerned about the health of her patients. She is patient enough to listen and answer the queries . She takes utmost care in diagnosing the illness, explaining it in detail and treating it accordingly.

Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Muppana

Not very happy with the service. Felt like drive through medicine.

M J Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chen

Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Walls

Excellent doctor did my septal myectomy with brilliant results

Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Rastegar

Dr. Mahoney is always thorough,respectful,and a quality doctor. I would highly recommend him to everyone. He's terrific and I am fortunate to have him ad my primary care physician.

Adrienne shargabisn Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Mahoney

Dr. Kapasi was very thorough and provided me many alternative treatments to my nerve and muscle pain while pregnant. He is also very friendly and professional. Highly recommend!

Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kapasi

Dr Sadowski performed a great surgery! i would highly reccommend her. Shannah and Ashley were great too! Can't say enough about my great experience

Leslie F. Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

Dr. Hynes is always professional and shows interest in my pain.

Lee Gant Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Hynes

Dr Maron is the best Cardiologist I've had and I've had quite a few. He takes time to discuss things and will make you feel comfortable while you are in his care. He has done a lot for myself and my family and I will always be forever grateful to him

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Maron

I Recommend this doctor Anytime a wonderful doctor n very understanding. Thank u Dr. Levine

Luz Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Levine

Laura A Camuso Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Shadchehr

Anonymous Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sadowski

This doctor has practiced in L.A., Boston, and Cape Cod over several years. Why is there not a single patient review? Could it be that no one has anything good to say and for fear of being sued refrains from saying anything bad? Create

Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Sauer

I highly recommend Dr. Foley. He is extremely knowledgeable and very caring towards my family.

RM Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Tim B. Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Dr.Foley has always been there when needed in the office and on the phone. Dr. Foley has always return any and all messages. Treatments have always worked for me and my family. Thanks again.

Al Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Dr Foley is incredibly compassionate, caring and knowledgeable. I have recommended his services to many of my friends, whom he has also helped.

JW Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Joanna Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Melissa Belsito Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Foley

Location

Tufts Medical Center

800 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111

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