Fairview Southdale Hospital

67%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

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 Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2018)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

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

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

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

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

1 rating was worse than expected

8 ratings were better than expected

  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

4 ratings were as expected

  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

67%

Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Fairview Southdale Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%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%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Fairview Southdale Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

A Class Act! I have twenty years, in Ancillary Medicine, X-ray And Teaching at The University Of Minnesota, and twenty years In Medical Group and Hospital Administration. This....Is The "A" Team.

Gene Inett Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Szalapski Jr

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Angelats

As an outdoorsman, I had a great experience with Dr. Horazdovsky and his team, they provided great care and I am back to 100% and enjoying the outdoors,hunting and hiking. I had a tibia fracture.

Jon Zimmerman Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Horazdovsky

Virtual appt

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Jain

I would highly recommend Dr. Creswell

Dan Wigart Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Creswell

She is very thorough and answers all of my questions. She has spotted basal cell carcinoma on my eyelid in the past. I’m grateful for her terrific care.

Melissa R Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Bussmann

Dr. Hannon was professional, knowledgeable, and friendly. I definitely would see him again.

RHP Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hannon

I am very satisfied with my experience with Dr. Anderson and his staff. Everyone was very courteous and professional. Dr. Anderson explained my condition and treatments and what I can expect in the future very clearly. I was very comfortable with my visit.

Sandra Edlund Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Anderson

Got in at appointment time and exam was detailed. DrBussman answered my questions, suggested a course of action and was very professional.

Steve Y Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bussmann

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Varma

Debbie Smith Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Shafa

The whole MN Oncology staff is fantastic (I've only been to Edina clinic). Dr. Nashawaty is super kind, intelligent, and is a good listener which is super important. He takes the time to address any/all questions and makes sure I leave each appointment with all concerns addressed.

Sidney Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Nashawaty

Got in same day speedy response great work set up on present and future medical plans friendly comfortable trustworthy

Juan Kunert Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Lervick

Xray to review ankle progression since foot surgery last 07/23/2019. Discussion my options to deal with the pain. Injection of cortisone, but Dr. M explained there is little room due to bone on bone at this time.

Mary Catherine Carlson Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. McGarvey

Very efficient. Staff was very welcoming. I have been going to this practice for many years but first time seeing this provider. Quite pleased.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bussmann

Dr Hannon is very thorough, nice and I feel confident that he is taking care of me. Bob

Bob Hanlon Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hannon

Dr. Lee is the absolute best . . . she actually spends time with you at your appointments and really cares, unlike many physicians who just seem to go through the motions and try to get as many patients in and out as possible

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sovell

I had a right hip replacement done by Dr. Owen O’Neill, followed all the instructions I was given and had a smooth recovery. At three weeks I was walking unassisted and driving. In the future I will need knee surgery and I will be returning to have that done.

Peg Karkela Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Dr. Stecher has great bedside manner. She listens carefully and is knowledgeable. I have full faith in her ability to manage my care.

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lease Stecher

I’ve been seeing Dr Lee for years and she is the best! Always super friendly, takes time to answer questions and is very thorough. I will continue to recommend her to family and friends!

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Dr. Moser was friendly and helpful with my shoulder problem

Laura J. Lehmann Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Moser

Another excelling appointment. I'm always very confident that I will get the best and most reasoned treatment from Dr. Szalapski. I've seen Dr. Szalapski over the years and each time the outcome was very positive and fixed my problems. I highly recommend.

Dale Johnson Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Szalapski Jr

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wulf

My visit was thoroughly professional and personal! Dr. Larson’s team Was prompt, friendly and left me feeling safe. My time w/Dr. Larson answered my questions, and offered prompt treatment, which led to rapid relief. I’ll be back soon!

John Crosby Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Larson

Good doctor

Mikhail Chulok Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Teynor

Dr.Larson is simply amazing. So kind & listens to you & your concerns. I am so blessed to have him for my Dr. we travel from Fargo , ND. to the Cites to see him. And it’s worth it. His staff is great also & always a big help.

Sheri Backman Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Larson

Went in for pain in my hip and to get a shot to help me. He knows what I need and he makes me feel better right away. Saw him yesterday and already it is 80% better. Dr Teynor is the best.

Bill K Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Teynor

Karen Burton Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Olmsted

Dr. Hannon is very knowledgeable, professional and kind! He makes you feel comfortable and explains everything very well. He provides great patient care!

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hannon

He is so kind and caring! Felt my issue was so well addressed. Appreciated his knowledge and how he treated me very much.

Margaret (Peggy) Johnson Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hannon

After having undiagnosed chronic wrist pain for years, hearing doctor after doctor say they don't know or I'll "grow out of it", she diagnosed me within 30 minutes of us meeting. She truly changed my life.

Katherine Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. McCarthy

Dr. Chermak is outstanding. She has taken care of me for years. Always takes the time to discuss my concerns. I really appreciate her expertise and kind manner.

Susan H Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Chermak

Once again Dr. Teynor quickly understood my problem and went about taking care of it. I wish I had called for an appointmennt earlier!

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Teynor

Ann Markus Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Coetzee

Took care of my Dad in ER. Very nice, patient and caring

Tim Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Audrain

She does a amazing job. I have a lot of moles on my body and she is very good at spotting ones that look questionable. She is very personable and she answers any questions that I have.

Josh P Burkel Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Dick

Good experience.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Had both shoulders replaced. My life is back on track. Couldn’t have chosen a better shoulder surgeon. I’m sooo blessed

Barb Bayerle Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Lervick

She is quick and efficient and always answers my questions! Always feel confident that my health concerns will be addressed in a way that I can understand.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Dick

Incredibly thorough, has taken care of multiple ankle injuries, of my family, incredibly easy to talk to and understand. Very good at communicating what is going on, so what to be careful about and what a person needs to do to get back to health. So appreciative, nobody better

Jim Deanovic Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. McGarvey

Dr Szalapski did an excellent job with my hip replacement surgery. He answered all my questions and concerns prior to surgery. He and his staff did a great job with the surgery and recovery.

Joel Larsen Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Szalapski Jr

Dr. Seybold was wonderful and I would see him again and recommend him! He listened to me, checked my feel and ankles, accessed and recommended heel lifts for my shoes.......have made a world of difference! Thank You Dr. Seybold! I’m not hobbling anymore ??

Laurey Brink Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Seybold

Dr Szalapski was very competent and answered all my questions,very professional

Jim Witt Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Szalapski Jr

Very informative info given with options for treatments. Professional attitude and courteous. Very approachable and a nice guy who has excellent patient diagnosing skills! Thank you.

Jeff D. Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Horazdovsky

Dr. Owen O'neill is simply the best. The care i received from him and, his entire team was such a blessing. Thank you for giving me my quality of life back!

Patrick Regan Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

I everything

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dick

I found Dr. Horazdovsky to be extremely thorough and knowledgeable. I am so happy I got the opportunity to be seen by him! I look forward to seeing him in the near future for further appointments. Sincerely

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Horazdovsky

Dr Kaur is the best physician! She is the most compassionate and thorough doctor and leaves no stone unturned. She is willing to sit and discuss your issues and concerns to make you feel comfortable with the plan of care. I love her demeanor and hope she never leaves! Thank you for caring Dr Kaur!

M Askew Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Kaur

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 09 2020

Review for Dr. Shafa

Julie Clark Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Bhatti

AAB2346 Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Choi

Excellent! Very thorough. Knowledgeable . Great bedside manner.

Kent Canine Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Madhok

Jill L. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Luong

I have been a gynecology patient of Dr Jeffers for many years. Last year I had a hysterectomy and she did the surgery. Dr Jeffers is very knowledgeable, personable, and takes her time with you. She is a good listener and makes you feel very comfortable. I truly appreciate her judgement and care.

Amy Sprout Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Jeffers

Fast, but still feels like he pays attention and helped me get rid of my acne!

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Creswell

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

I had my wandering eye surgery with Dr P when I was 15 and she did amazing! Six years later they still look amazing! She is super kind, is great at explaining things and always has age appropriate answers. I would go back to her in a heartbeat if my eyes get bad again.

Emily E Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Parvataneni

Mia L Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. McGarvey

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

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

He performed my lung surgery. He is incredibly skilled and works with a great team.

John M. Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jacques

Jim Bush Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Nemanich

Dr. Shibley is a great doctor! He delivered all 3 of my kids. Very attentive and on time. His staff in Edina is amazing. Office is clean and lovely. Would definitely recommend him!

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Shibley

Everything and everybody was on time (very little waiting). Friendly staff and Dr. Simonet is the best at his profession. Was a painless experience. I am the third person in my family to have Dr. Simonet take care of me.

Steven Ludwigson Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Simonet

Awesome caring & personable Dr I highly recommend Dr. Biewen

No complaints at all. 100% satisfied Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Biewen

Dr. Creswell and staff always do a very thorough, highly knowledgeable and Sttop notch job with great attention to detail.

Steven Graybow Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Creswell

Treated with upmost respect and the best care

Sue Anderson Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Olmsted

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Coetzee

I have gone to Dr. Cermak for years. She’s a patient focused, knowledgable professional. I have recommended her to friends many times and all feedback on her care has been top notch!

Jay Thompson Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Chermak

I love Dr Sarah! I have been seeing her for about two years now. She is very understanding and follows up accordingly. I couldn't imagine seeing anyone else at this point.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ndyajunwoha

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

Dr. Hannon is very professional yet explains things very plainly for those not in the medical profession. He is very thorough and friendly. He lets you know if you have been following his advice and the results are good.

A J Kranz Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hannon

Julie Burbank Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bjerke

Dr. Creswell and his staff were professional, respectful, and gave me every confidence that I had spent my time and resources well. I have been a patient for several years, and have never had a complaint or concern about his professional skills or demeanor.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Creswell

dave cowley Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wei

very comprehensive review of my complaint. New and up to date technology for making orthotics... also did some taping of my heel to provide relief on a temporary basis. Great suggestion for proper foot wear to relieve pain and heel plantar facitis.

Night Nurse Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Langer

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Vorlicky

Dr. O'Neill did surgery on my right hip and did an excellent job. I visited him to discuss repairing the left hip. He was honest and advised me that if it was not affecting my life style to wait on making that decision. I appreciated the fact that he seem to care more about me then the money.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. O'Neill

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Teynor

Highly recommend Dr. Pearson! Perfect experience with multiple teeth extractions and bone grafting!

Lori S. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Pearson

She has been my doctor for years, over 20. She is the best.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bussmann

Very knowledgeable and personable. Definitely will see him again!

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hannon

Prompt appointment. Seamless visit. Very pleased

Norm Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bussmann

I saw Dr McCarthy for a recent injury to my arm. She was very knowledgeable about my case She gave me concise yet thorough instructions for my treatment. I would highly recommend her and her team.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. McCarthy

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

He’s always professional and informative.

Shirley Olson Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Mair

Went very well....laid out a four tier plan of treatment. So far level one is working.

Mary O Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Dick

I was pleased with my first visit to Dr. Lervick to address rotator issues in both shoulders. He provided an overall perspective of what I was experiencing and proposed some concrete steps and options going forward. He also listened carefully to my own observations and concerns.

Bryce Johnson Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lervick

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

He is excellent in explaining treatment options & possible diagnoses. A very nice demeanor. He has never made me feel that he is in a rush or does not have time to answer questions. I strongly recommend him for anyone who has a medical dermatological concern.

Julie S Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Madhok

Great experience and outcome. Professional, friendly and courteous at all times. I would strongly recommend Dr. Horazdovsky and TCO.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Horazdovsky

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

Excellent attention to my concerns. Great listener. Communicates in the language of non medical people. Very helpful and assuring

Daniel Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

Patient and willing to work with patient on finding a fix to issues. Not quick to move immediately to surgery. Listens to patients and takes suggestions.

MsKing Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Holm

Location

Fairview Southdale Hospital

6401 France Ave S, Edina, MN 55435

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