Charlton Memorial Hospital

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average


Charlton Memorial Hospital is a medical facility located in Fall River, MA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

9 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

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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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67%

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

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% lower than the national average

Charlton Memorial Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%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%62%63%

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%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Charlton Memorial Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%52%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I am happy with Dr. Ringiewicz, he listens to me, explains and answers all my questions, and is always pleasant. I am very comfortable with him and trust him. Cynthia Costa

cynthia costa Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ringiewicz

I was trying to talk to the Dr. on the phone.He would not take a few minutes to get on the phone.I am patient of the practice for over 25 years,yet he did not have the courtesy to talk to me. Nahigyan was covering for my doctor who is also with this office.

Henry Mauro Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Nahigyan

Dr. Parajuli is a very caring, intelligent, observant primary care physician. She took her time and carefully listened to and addressed all my concerns.

Lisa W. Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Parajuli

Dr.Noelle Pruzan is an excellent doctor. She explained everything with expertise. I love her and her staff. Very nice people. Pleasant and soft spoken. They make you feel very good. Thank you again for saving my eyes. Donna Rodriques

Donna Rodriques Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Pruzan

Knowledgeable provider. You are in good hands.

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tsang

Brian John Pelletier Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Ali

I have been seeing Dr. Waldman for 5 years now. Knows his stuff, and knows what patients can tolerate. Complete faith in him

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Waldman

Dr Boyle is great! Clear, direct, and knowledgeable. I felt completely comfortable and confident in the care I received.

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Boyle

I recently had a BBL 360 and Lipo with this amazing doctor . He have me my dream body . Staff was great and helpful . Going back to get more done through out the years . Will not go to anyone else .

Vicki Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lowney

Dr. Boman is a talented physician specializing in, among other things, men’s age management. He has been treating me for over 8 years. I highly recommend him.

Jeff Schreiber Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Boman

Dr. Fielding has been wonderful. She is an attentive and caring doctor. I have always felt like she listened to my concerns and made sure I was always okay with her plan of action.

Kath Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Fielding

Truly cared about my condition. My husband and I are so thankful.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mechanic

excellent caring Dr. took me right away gave me hope

Richard J Bastille Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Mateo

Great understanding doctor who explains things to you clearly very professional wonderful staff

Cheryl Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Cummings

Excellent physician. He truly cares about his patients. Explained everything in a clear & concise manner.

Joan B. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gagnon

Smart as can be - most talented doc I have ever come across - patient understanding and an excellent surgeon - I call him the Apogee

Critical Patient Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Demopoulos

I can't say enough good about Dr. Plamondon! What a wonderful surgeon and person! Very thorough, caring and extremely talented. I would highly recommend her. Great staff too! Mary in Ashaway-June 2020

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Plamondon

JA Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kippe

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Jakhro

Been going to him for years and he doesn’t do anything. Physical exam appointments last no more than 3 minutes. He doesn’t check anything except my lungs.

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Mistikawy

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. McGuire

I have suffered with lower back pain for many years and have consulted with many pain doctors. Dr Rivera is the only one with a plan that makes sense. Very informative and compassionate. I highly recommend.

Richard Thomson Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rivera-Colon

Dr. Tripp takes the time to listen, understand, and let you know what all your options are. He's an intelligent and very experienced doctor, without the big ego that some physicians have. He is trustworthy and patient. I would highly recommend him.

Woman From South coast Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tripp

Professional, knowledgeable and very easy to talk to.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Petrulio

Kupde Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Miniutti

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

Great dr or should I say artist he did such a good job I love my new shape he gave me just what I asked for, had a bbl procedure done with Dr. Lowney the staff were so friendly and down to earth...

Amy Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lowney

I would NEVER recommend any Steward doctor again! Horrible...worse practice ever! Staff is rude and truly doesnt care if their patients are sick! All about the money! Clearly dr. Hassan doesnt care about his reputation or he would have a better grasp on who is working for him.

Marybeth Petronelli Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hassan

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Deleo

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Pricolo

Dr. Chachar is the best!! Thanks..Sandy from acushnet

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Chachar

Dr. Sousa took care of my late wife for 10 years. He is the kindest hearted doctor I have ever met. His compassion was great and he was down to earth listened to everything we said. Truly a great doctor and person

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sousa

shoulder surgery due to anterior labral tear, and some decompression debriding to improve joint capsule space. Also some removal of calcification in rotator tendons. Quick recovery, good pre and post op discussion, and good manner, totally recommend.

Dan C Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Langworthy

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Dorry

Best most caring doctor ever. He has been my dr.for 30 years.

Cheryl Abdow May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Theroux

Heather May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Marcovici

brilliant and insightful doctor

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Diogo

One of the most personable medical professionals I've ever dealt with. I would definitely recommend him not only for personality but medically as well as he's progressive in his medicine. I have been going to him for years and will continue to for years to come.

SP May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Diogo

I would be remiss if I did not also include Nancy in my appreciation of Dr Lisak. She has always been kind and gracious. She is an asset in his office.

Shirley Luongo, Tiverton, RI May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Lisak

He's nice, attentive,down to earth guy.He's a good Dr.

Deborah Bowman May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Curran

Donna Brito May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Katz

Dr. Fitzpatrick, is very kind, does not rush during visits and is very knowledgeable, he goes over and beyond.

May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Fitzpatrick

Very thorough examination. Always takes the time needed to explain anything.Great nurses and staff. Been his patient over 25 years.

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mouded

He did my blocked carotid artery a few years back. It was 90 something percent blocked and all I lost was a few drops of blood. Excellent surgeon.

Robin Ray May 15 2020

Review for Rajendra Patel

Awful experience, she was very rude, uncaring, unhelpful. I refused to ever be subjected to this "doctors" bad health care and bad attitude again. Not worth even a five minute wait. The other negative reviews reflect the real situation.

Unfortunate Referred Patient May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Rodrigues

Debra Machado May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Mendes

Although thankfully I have few times to recall emergency room visits but when I do I remember how Dr. PELLIGRINO made me feel as though I was a member of his family. There is no reason in hell for him to remember me but there's no excuse in heaven for me to forget him.

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Pellegrino

Dr. Chapman has been my doctor for many years. He takes the time to know you and always listens to my concerns. He is a kind and caring physician and always has time to listen to you. He never hesitates to refer you to a specialist if needed. I would be at a loss without Dr. Chapman.

Carol Bower May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Chapman

Deb & Daniel Souza Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Piva

Dr Pin is my husband vascular surgeon and he is an excellent and skillful surgeon , kind , have good bedside manners and overall great personality. We trust him . Five Stars ??????????

Nila Fernando for Dr C. Fernando Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Pin

Andrea Bond, Smart, sense of humor and listens carefully to her patients. If she doesn't have the answer she will go the extra mile and fine out for you. The best!

JNery Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Bond

Dr. Bell-Wynter is such a wonderful, knowledgeable, and compassionate doctor. Truly, appreciate her kindness. I have been her patient for six years and I have nothing but praise for her excellent work. I’m totally confident in her expertise much thanks to her for her dedication and service!!!

Regina G Lopes Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Bell-Wynter

Good

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Cardoza

Dr. Richard Tosi takes his time with his patients, listens carefully and answers all questions thoroughly, and explains solutions in a very easy to understand manner. He has been my physician for 8 years now.

Manuel T. Mello Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tosi

Dr. Tosi takes his time with his patients, listens carefully and answers all questions thoroughly, and explains solutions in a very easy to understand manner. He has been my physician for 8 years now.

Manuel T. Mello Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tosi

Dr. Tryin provides care with EXCELLENCY!! Truly caring from the heart and spends time with a comforting, calm demeanor

Anonymous Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tryon

I am very happy with Dr. Mike. Listens carefully to what you have to say, treats you with such respect, leaves no stone unturned, a true gentleman and a wonderful thorough doctor.

Cecelia Hennessey Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Abuelyazeed

Dr. Sood has been my EP for 4 years. Simply put, to me, the man walks on water. Highly-skilled. Progressive methods. Always current as regards new Tx's. Great "bedside manner". Although my cardiac team is in Boston, I choose to remain with Dr. Sood.

Kathleen Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sood

Dr Caplan and Tricia are a great team and gave me exceptional attention and care. So sorry to see them leave Southcoast and pray Dr Caplan gets better. They are dedicated compassionate people. Dr Caplan is the best doctor I have ever had!!

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Caplan

I enjoy Dr. Averback, explains in detail , answers my questions and I always leave feeling good even with bad news because I know I am in excellant hands.

Ruthy Frysinger Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Averback

Sandra Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Singla

Healthcare professional in the south coast area Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Grady

Dr. Coury is amazing. She’s professional, thorough and knowledgeable of current events. She has always been kind and compassionate at each visit. She is a doctor who cares more about the patient than the healthcare system.

Peggy Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Coury

4 months to get an appt. Unbelievable

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. McDonald

Dr. Adrien is the best doctor I have even been to! She listened to all my concerns and offered me follow up visits to make sure I stayed on track. Her bedside manner is wonderful and she made me feel heard and cared for. Highly recommend seeing her in her clinic.

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Adrien-Jean

She is outstanding and very committed to her patients. I was so sick I could not get to her. She loves me so much she came to my house. Who does that? I adore her

Brenda Fontes Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tryon

A straight shooter who tells you what is happening and what to do about it. No sugar coating. Terrific

Mar 29 2020

Review for Dr. Chowdri

Kim Raposa Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Sundar

Judy S. DaCosta Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Katz

Dr Piva has been my doctor for more than 10 years, he always listens to what I have to say and is not afraid to try new ideas. One of the best doctors Ive ever had.

Dave Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Piva

Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Nikolopoulos

My mom was under his 'care' at Sarah Brayton Nursing Center. He stopped one of her antibiotics and two weeks later she was DEAD!!!!

Someone Who Thinks You Should Retire! Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Schwartz

Dr. Baldwin is friendly knowledgeable and very professional. I trust him completely and I am always at ease when speaking with him. I would recommend him highly.

charles Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Baldwin

Excellent Doctor, takes good care of my knee pain with Cortisone and I haven’t had to have knee replacement.

Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Vonertfelda

Mar 14 2020

Review for Dr. Park

Robert F. Davis Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kidwai

Gerrie Silvia Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ruggieri

Great experience! Dr.Babbitt’s bedside manner is amazing. He makes you feel comfortable with any questions you ask. You can tell that he not only has a passion for plastic surgery, but he really cares and listens to his patients needs.

JB Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Babbitt

Dr. Carroll is outstanding in his profession. Answers all your questions and you as a patient feel good when you know Dr. Carroll is treating you. Grade A++

Steve Maurer Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Carroll

George A Andrade Jr Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Caplan

Seen him for years: atop-notch physician doing his best in a field that’s gotten awfully tough for a “true doctor” who wants the best for his patients.

MPF Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yufit

Had two endoscopy done by him in less than a month he did not get by to me. third endoscopy done by south shore hospital .found bleeding and corrected the problem

john spivey Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Murphy

Had my left hip replaced by Dr. LANGWORTHY. No problems all. 3/12/18.....

Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Langworthy

dr.kumar is an excellent doctor who takes time to explain your condition to you and for things you can do to improve your condition.he listens to all your concerns.he also has a great staff behind him.

bill austin Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Nass

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Marcovici

Hali Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Breen

Frustrated Patient in Fall River , MA - Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Yufit

Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. van Flandern

Careful, clear explanations of cardiac issues; explains reasons for treatment recommendations, open to second opinions; respectful, compassionate, down to earth. Excellent support staff. He has been my cardiac physician for 6 years. I’d have no other.

Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Sood

Worst Doctor eve. Said I didn’t need surgery and could go back to work. I ended up rupturing my Achilles tendentious and needing extensive surgery. What a joke. Rude ignorant and wouldn’t let him care for my dog.

Kaden iannucci Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Chihlas

Consultance

Zac Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Chachar

Great

Nicole Barlow Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Robison

Dr. Lifrak is awesome. He's friendly, professional and listens to your concers. I had a minesectomy of my l knee and now he'll be doing my acl reconstruction in 2 weeks. His staff made me feel less worried and provided me with all information i needed to prepare for surgery.

Christina Flores Feb 16 2020

Review for Dr. Lifrak

Dr. Babbitt did a phenomenal job of getting rid of my turkey neck!!!!

DIANE J THIBEAULT Feb 16 2020

Review for Dr. Babbitt

Crickett Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Pin

Location

Charlton Memorial Hospital

363 Highland Ave, Fall River, MA 02720

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