Abbott Northwestern Hospital

82%

Patients that would definitely recommend
12% higher 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.

Learn more about our awards methodology

Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering 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™ (2020, 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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (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 Prostate Surgery Award™ (2018)

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

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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

8 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
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • 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).

Learn more about patient experience
80%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% higher than the national average

82%

Would definitely recommend
12% higher than the national average

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%84%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%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%58%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%59%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I have seen Dr. Gad over the last two years, and she is amazing. She is knowledgeable, thorough, accessible and she truly cares about her patients. I feel lucky and grateful to have her as my doctor.

Teresa Y Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Gad

Patty L Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Asp

Dr. Henrikson is amazing!! I have gone to a few other drs and I am so glad I found him Very very thorough and does not rush to get you out within a few minutes. I would more than recommend him to everyone.

Kathy Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Henrikson

Dr Shafa has been my Doctor for two years and after a couple back surgery including a fusion, I am very satisfied and would recommend him to anyone looking for a great surgeon.

Steve Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Shafa

Good doctor. Good pa. Bad nurse.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nagib

He is always willing to help out and listens to me. He makes sure all options of medical treatment are offered. I have enjoyed working with Dr. Schultz

Erin B. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

i am grateful for Dr. Schultz's expertise and help in reducing long-term pain.

S. H. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

My first experience was very good.

Rebecca S. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

i really like him seems to listen to everythig i say and am worried about

Anonymous Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I only just met Dr. Wulf a few days ago when I saw him for a problem with my knee. He immediately knew what the problem was but ordered an MRI to be positive. He was easy to communicate with and I felt like I was in good hands.

Joyce Corless Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Wulf

Mia L Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. McGarvey

Dr. Nagib is a 5 star surgeon with 1 star nurses.

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Nagib

Dr Wulf has been my orthopedic Dr for years and he is above exceptional in all areas of his medical profession expertise, knowledge, & caring. He is great!

Paulette Gustin Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Wulf

Dr. Alcala is respectful, friendly, kind and highly knowledgeable. He is an excellent listener, passionate about helping his patients and has a great sense of humor. I strongly recommend him if you are faced with spine problems.

Carolyn H. Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Alcala-Marquez

I am 18 years old and had a breast reduction by Dr.Schaefer. I was super nervous and very hesitant but it was the best decision i’ve ever made. He did an amazing job

Mollie Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer

Jim Bush Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Nemanich

Alwaysl very professional and good at what he does

Kim S. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr Maus is a awesome Dr . Very professional and staff are kind ,patient,caring. They take great care of you !

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Maus

Dr. Schultz was very thorough and comforting during my procedure. The new surgery center is also beautiful and very state of the art.

Lauren S. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Great

V. B. Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Lori W Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

Very professional & personal.

Kathy Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

good with pain mangement .

Adan C. Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Very straight forward in his analysis of my problem and has concrete ways to help me.

Peggy L. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

kind,compassionate, explains everything well... the procedures have gone well. dr.schultz checks on how your doing frequently thru out procedure..... the entire staff there are wonderful... and its a quick, and every procedure has gone perfectly.... there is nothing i would change or add.

Dawn W. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I have had several appointments with Dr. Schultz and he does an excellent job.

Sheila S. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Coetzee

The entire encounter was clouded by COVID19 related lack of a full complement of supportive and ancillary forces which challenged ready communication regarding scheduling and queries. The in-hospital experience was less affected and was excellent.

Arnold P Kaplan Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Anseth

dave cowley Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wei

Timely, friendly, professional and all options discussed. Dr. Panek is great. Gentle, kind and very thorough.

Bonna Eisenbeisz Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

Staff was great. Dr Schwender was very thorough. He explained everything. Very pleasant too. I had some questions a couple days later and it was taken care of right away. They were all just great.

Linda Nelson Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Schwender

Melanie Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

great ,awsome,,the best ,very professional i dont use anyone else

Joost D. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Awesome, he’s great, been with him for years. Wouldn’t go any where else, love him.

Tww1098 Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Zenti

Dr Norgard clearly explained the options for me to consider regarding my knee pain. He encouraged me to review those options at home & not make a hasty decision regarding injections or surgery.

Kathy Nesheim Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Norgard

He was friendly, explained his findings in a way I could easily understand and made recommendations that made sense to me

Miller Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pinto

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Teynor

Dr Schultz has been my pain doctor for > 10 years. I use all aspects of Nura clinic services and the multidisciplinary approach dramatically improves my quality of life. I appreciate having options w/ procedures and supportive therapies w/ med management. I am a grateful patient!

Joan B. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

very good

Bernice W. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I think they give excellent care here! I recently referred a friend of mine to this clinic and I wouldn't have done that if I didn't believe that they give excellent care.

C. L. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Everyone is so patient and friendly. I really love and respect all of your staff

Cecile L. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I've had a good experience with my provider

P S. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Janel M. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Listens to my issues, understands the problems, no run around. People here are superb. Very helpful and knowledgeable.

S. S. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I got a procedure done before Covid-19 happened. I'm feeling much better. Spinal Cord Stim. It has made my life better. I can thankful for this.

Krisha H. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

will listen to everything that you have to say great doctor

Anonymous Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

overall, positive

J. S. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I was taken care of and had my needs met

S. T. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

keep up the good work

Michael D. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

ive always been comfortable coming to Nura, the staff is great knoledgable and very wecolming.

Delandos J. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

He truly saved my life and gave me back a life!!

Kelli B. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I appreciate every visit with him. Very knowledgeable and explains risks, benefits well. Always has a plan for my care.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Semmler

all went well very helpful

Sandy P. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Experience overall with Dr. Schultz was satisfactory. He didn't greet me when entering the room, although we did meet briefly prior to my procedure. Would have been nice t hear what he was doing while it was happening, otherwise the staff was pleasant and welcoming.

Anonymous Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Every time that I have any procedure with Dr. Schultz I feel confident with the proposed Pain Relief. Im a 2 year patient and have referd others to Nura Pain.

C. R. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

not the best bedside manner but all his diagnoses and treatment suggestions have been on point and very helpful

Anonymous Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

didn't really have a chance to talk

Daniel S. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Delaune

Dr. Jewison has become one of the most trusted physicians I deal with. He listens, talks through issues and cares deeply.

John Mittelstadt Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Jewison

Same as my previous answer: Fantastic

Mark T. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

He gave me my life back.

Kelly K. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

very respectful ,and answered all my questions with the correct responses.

Geraldine M. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Theordore N. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

jest fine

Kevin H. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Every visit is easy and effective

Nissa P. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

very good. i really like detail on what is happening and expectations. he does a very good job in that area.

Jeffrey C. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Lori Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kelkar

i thought he was very good for what he does

Dave B. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr. Coetzee and his staff were amazing. They put my very nervous 10-year-old at ease and answered all our questions. I can’t thank them enough for taking such good care of him. I definitely recommend Dr. Coetzee and Twin Cities Ortho!

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Coetzee

I had very high expectations and Dr. Mc Garvey exceeded expectations to provide professional, comprehensive, and compassionate care for my foot surgery. He listened to my concerns and provided thorough and outstanding care. I highly recommend him for foot surgery.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. McGarvey

Was able to get my procedure done quickly, in and out without too much waiting. I felt like my questions were listened to and answered accurately.

Anonymous Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr. Helm was professional, kind, patient, and had a very good connection with my son. Excellent knowledge of allergies.

Mom of peanut allergy child Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Helm

All the staff is trustworthy, polite, very experienced

Deborah B. Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr. Garvey is professional, talented, and empathetic to the needs of his patients.

Shirley Barnes Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Garvey

always listens and answers questions

Crystal B. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Professional, concerned took the time to listen asked questions. Dr Edwards genuinely cares and want the best for his patients. Highly recommended

Annette Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

DID A NICE JOB! LISTENED AND WORK WITH ME TO FIND A GOOD OUTCOME

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Duncan

Helpful, insightful, and lots of experience.

Nicole M. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr Sun is very positive and encouraging in his approach. You leave the office knowing he has your best interest in mind.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sun

I had knee injections and Dr. Schultz was very skillful and the injections were minimally painful. My knees are now less painful and I am able to do more.

Diane B. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

ljk Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Asp

Dr Norberg was very thorough, although I don’t remember all the details. Thankfully he gave me a booklet to take home and review as well as encouraged me to discuss more details with Chase, his physicians assistant.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Norberg

I'm always given ample time to share concerns. I'm always taken seriously and know she listens.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Goldsmith

Dr. Margarita Sevilla appeared to be very pleasant, reasonable, and helpful during my initial visit. However, it appeared to be largely a facade, based on subsequent experiences. At this point, she seems disingenuous and rude. I would recommend avoiding her medical services.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sevilla

fine

Anonymous Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr. Schultz is thorough and a great physician. I highly recommend him

Steve B. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Dr. Arthur was awesome, explained everything very well, offered options and answered my questions. Would highly recommend him.

TC Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Arthur

Paul Kapala Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Crowe

He listened to me. He treated me like a human being not a statistic. He took the time to answer questions.

Barb Miles Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Knowlan

A wonderful experience with these guys. Very knowledgeable and caring. I’d recommend them anytime.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Panek

I've had a very positive experience with the injections themselves. The actual injection has been different depending on where the injection is located. When I have injections in my neck, they have been so painful, i've put off appointments because i'm terrified of the pain.

Jennifer M. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I felt care was good and am happy to continue under his care.

Anonymous Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

I have been in pain since 2005, with my pain pump implant, my life has started to change for the better. I have a ways to go, but pain has been better.

Gwen P. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

depends on outcome

John M. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

very good

R. J. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

always does a good job

Kari K. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schultz

Location

Abbott Northwestern Hospital

800 E 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55407