Hennepin County Medical Center

64%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average


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
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

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
  • 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
  • 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

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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

Hennepin County 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%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%70%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%51%66%

Hennepin County Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%47%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I see Dr. Topping and she is the best Doctor I have ever had. She is a wonderful listener, caring, and takes time with her patients. She is also proactive.

Both my needed to be improved Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Topping

I had eye repair surgery a year ago.All is Great saved my vision.Thank You!

GEORGANNE E QUERNEMOEN Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

I went to Dr. Peine for 20 years. He was very honest and I felt very safe with everything he did for me. An excellent doctor.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Peine

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Samadani

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Tummala

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sit

Genuinely cares for patient's well fare. Shows kindness and explains problems well.

Mario May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Qualey

Dr. Tummala removed a meningioma in November 2019. He explained everything very well, answered my questions and I was very pleased with my experience.

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Tummala

I have always thought Dr Pierre listened to my health concerns extremely well and I was always pleased with how she cared for me.

steven Mikkelsen May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Pierre

Aliyah May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Sills

Rose Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Chimukangara

Poor, did a very incomplete evaluation, didn't ask about important issues and then wrote a report that denied any problems.

Barbara O'Keefe Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nipper

Dr. Schermerhorn is a G.R.A.T.E. internal medicine Dr. She cares about you and your needs. Very pleasant to be around. Hope she never loose such characters.

L. Cobb, Mpls, MN Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Schermerhorn

mr. Tumala was reassuring first time i was quite nervous/ 2nd time he worked 10 hours! really an intelligent HERO....

nichole smith Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Tummala

Amazing bedside manner, took so much time to explain everything and make me feel comfortable with the complex procedure. Was incredibly talented trauma ortho surgeon surgeon, easily best in the midwest.

Rachel Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Wagstrom

Dr. Thampy is an excellent doctor. I have complete trust in her recommendations. She is very compassionate, as well.

Gail Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Thampy

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mitchell

Awful. One of two worst psychiatrists I ever seen. She talked to me like I was slow and dirty. Couldn't wait to get into another clinic and it was A LONG wait. Thank God

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mitchell

Dr Templeman was honest and clear about my husband’s prognosis. He saved his life.

Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Templeman

Very knowledgeable, competent and compassionate.

Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Fenyk

Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sweet

He refused to provide medical care for basic health conditions. These conditions led to death. He was arrogant and condescending. I found him to be a hateful person with zero compassion for senior citizens.

Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ives

Rude , short tempered. Totally uninformed about my problem. Strangely unwilling to refer me to a speciailist for my problem.

Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. Salita

Waited for over 90 minutes

Helen Thomas Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Silbert

Jan 06 2020

Review for Dr. Knudson

I’ve seen Dr. Sweet for several years. He’s always patient and listens to my concerns. He’s professional and friendly and resolved my allergies and asthma when other Dr’s couldn’t. His staff is helpful and friendly.

Janet Lee Jan 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sweet

Waited two months for an appointment. Dr. Sweet cancelled. Next available appointment FOUR months later. No help, no referral, nothing. Good luck. Schedule at your own risk. Very rude staff.

Rene Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Sweet

Dr Scheuer is awesome! She took the time to listen to my needs. Very kind and thorough. Will definitely be back to see her.

Dec 03 2019

Review for Dr. Scheuer

Abdelrahman Battah Nov 26 2019

Review for Dr. Kamel

I am Mrs Mary Ayala driver and 15 year friendship the lab did excellent in there job. The doctor Khowaja was very thorough and very nice to the patient.

Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Khowaja

Nov 17 2019

Review for Dr. Conroy

Dr Topping is both thorough and proactive. She is a warm and caring person by nature and it shows in her patient care. Dr Julie, as my husband calls her, is the best Dr we have ever been to. She really cares about her patients. Thanks for all your care, Dr. Julie!! Fred and Jean Anutta

Fred and Jean Anutta in Lake Havasu City , AZ - Oct 23 2019

Review for Dr. Topping

rude attitude

Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Salita

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Pierre

Jan H Sep 08 2019

Review for Dr. Schlesinger

Arrogant. Doesn't listen. Did a poor knee replacement back in 1997. I had my other knee replacement done with an awesome caring Dr who did an excellent job.

Bonnie in Saint Paul, MN - Jul 27 2019

Review for Dr. Nipper

A 2 min chat with Stillman resulted in a highly inflated fraudulent $1,000+ bill and it took months to straighten out. He has no interest in treating patients. And the clinic slaps on a huge fee that most insurance companies will not cover.

Me Jul 22 2019

Review for Dr. Stillman

He performed successful l4-5 fusion. Highly recommended and he performed according... I’m a Difficult patient do to several spinal issues/procedures from previous a surgeon in Ohio.

Bob Slavik Jul 19 2019

Review for Dr. Bergman

I feel very fortunate to have Dr Molony care for my Lupus, fibromyalgia, etc. He is such a kind, and caring man. He listens and shows concern for how I'm feeling. I highly recommend him to others.

Jul 06 2019

Review for Dr. Molony

Fabulous physician and as personable as you will ever meet. Not sure what I'd do without him. He has made a terrible situation bearable.

Michael D. Barclay Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Otteman

Diana Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Nipper

put my review back on here!!!

Jun 30 2019

Review for Dr. Reut

I had my knee replaced by Dr. Kyle. I am very pleased with the outcome ! Great care !

Guy in Apple Valley, MN - Jun 29 2019

Review for Dr. Kyle

Jun 23 2019

Review for Dr. Bauerly

Jun 12 2019

Review for Dr. Knudson

GREAT DOCTOR AND AMAZING PED!

BLOOMINGTON, MN - Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Salita

May 28 2019

Review for Dr. Conroy

I can not say enough good things about her.

May 17 2019

Review for Dr. Heaney

Has been treating my mother for several months now. He is excellent at explaining her condition, answering questions, and offering multiple treatment options.

May 06 2019

Review for Dr. Bart

Apr 30 2019

Review for Dr. Kerandi

Apr 28 2019

Review for Dr. Miller

I have had two appointments, plus surgery with the Doctor, and I could not be more pleased. My surgery went very well, and the care by the Dr's Team and hospital staff was outstanding. Everyone I know has already heard my favorable assessments of the Doctor, and the Hospital.

Apr 26 2019

Review for Dr. Bergman

Doctor Solfelt performed my robotic assisted Thymectomy in April 2019. I found him to be an incredibly caring and patient practioner. He explained the process well, giving the advantages and risks, listened to my questions and concerns, and was very attentive throughou.

Golden Valley , MN - Apr 20 2019

Review for Dr. Solfelt

Dr. Rachel has been our families doctor for almost 10 years now. She is the first name when we think of when anything is going wrong with our health and our growing family. I cannot say enough good things about her.

Mar 23 2019

Review for Dr. Rapacz

I was brought to Dr Rausch by a referral where a rare cancer was suspected. Dr Rausch was expedient, knowledgeable and respectful.

Mar 23 2019

Review for Dr. Rausch

I had Dr. Thampy during emergency services in 2013. The combination of medications she prescribed was excellent, Her diagnosis was spot on and I will always be grateful

Mar 19 2019

Review for Dr. Thampy

Great doctor; fast appointments. Truly cares about her patients.

Mar 17 2019

Review for Dr. Sills

Dr. Davies repaired a detached retina via scleral buckle. The whole process went well. I found him to be extremely professional and kind and trusted him every step of the way.

Mar 14 2019

Review for Dr. Davies

Dr. Topping used to be my doctor (at the time was doing her residency as physician) but was wonderful! If I had the insurance accepted at her location, I totally would go back to her! She was understanding to my medical needs and very caring.

Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Topping

Skeeter in MN - Mar 05 2019

Review for Dr. Ksionski

Very arrogant. Have had 3 rotator cuff surgeries, 1st one by Nipper and was in excruciating pain for days. The other 2 were done by a different surgeon with very tolerable pain.

Feb 20 2019

Review for Dr. Nipper

I also found him to be very rude and impatient and would never go back

Paul Aarestad in Delano, MN - Feb 14 2019

Review for Dr. Schnitker

Jan 16 2019

Review for Dr. Khan

Nov 10 2018

Review for Dr. Fok

E Margaret in Minneapolis , MN - Nov 03 2018

Review for Dr. Matlock

Ranjit Bhagyam in St. Paul/W. Wisconsin, MN - Nov 02 2018

Review for Dr. Christensen

Went in to see him for TMJ, took excellent care of me. Was very happy with his care.

an_indian_man in Hudson, WI - Nov 02 2018

Review for Dr. Haley

Had excellent care from Dr. Benton before and after bunion surgery

Inver Grove Heights, MN - Oct 27 2018

Review for Dr. Benton

Jo Ann in Bloomington, MN - Oct 23 2018

Review for Dr. Wengler

The best

Cindy in St Paul, MN - Oct 11 2018

Review for Dr. Koka

She was the best surgeon I could have hoped for to repair my torn quad/

Verne Greenlee in Minneapolis, MN - Oct 10 2018

Review for Dr. Luger

I would recommend Dr. Bobbitt, she was very caring and provided good info regarding my plantar fibromatosis.

none - Oct 03 2018

Review for Dr. Bobbitt

Geri stroud in woodbury, MN - Sep 29 2018

Review for Dr. Warden

He treated my occasional pain and left me in constant pain for the past 5 years. He finally under pressure said he was sorry but that is much too litte, too late. He overstepped the consent form I signed and damaged good nerves.

Karin in MN - Aug 25 2018

Review for Dr. Grande

Alex (Ioana's daughter) in Belmont, CA - Jul 21 2018

Review for Dr. Pierce

JT in Minneapolis, MN - Jul 02 2018

Review for Dr. Varecka

David Stark in Tacoma, WA - Jul 01 2018

Review for Dr. Bundlie

I saw Dr. Pierre for the first time today and was very impressed with my visit. She gave the most thorough annual physical I have ever had. She took the time to get to know me and ask questions and she was on top of referring me to the appropriate specialists for my health issues.

CC Jun 26 2018

Review for Dr. Pierre

Michael Murphy in St Louis Park - May 02 2018

Review for Dr. Moscandrew

Dr. Petersen helped me find the right treatment for my gynecological issues. She presented me with multiple options and we went over pros and cons of each. The team she works with HCMC are right there for any questions. Highly recommend her!

Angie in Minnesota - Apr 21 2018

Review for Dr. Petersen

Derek Kunkel in St. Augusta, MN - Apr 06 2018

Review for Dr. Bergman

Mar 28 2018

Review for Dr. Hapke

I love Dr. Parker. She listens to me and has a nutrition and alternative medicine background. She works with me to make lifestyle changes that will improve my health and doesn't push pills like so many other doctors.

Mar 28 2018

Review for Dr. Parker

Jim Frick in White Bear Lake, MN - Mar 19 2018

Review for Dr. Galicich

Dr. Luger performed a bucket-handle tear repair on my son, and was extremely courteous and professional. She called me back personally when I had a question, and answered all of my questions and my son’s questions before and after his surgery.

Leslie Olson in Elk River, MN - Mar 15 2018

Review for Dr. Luger

He care about my health, is sweet and caring. He saved my life. Anyone who doesn’t like him is totally insane.

Mar 14 2018

Review for Dr. Gonzalez

Dr Hill is the best of the best. As of March 3rd 2018 I am cancer free for 2 years after a 11 hr surgery by Dr Hill. Thank You Doctor

Jim Eatros in New Ulm - Mar 09 2018

Review for Dr. Hill

Mar 07 2018

Review for Dr. Sills

Kind and careful doctor with excellent communication skills. He was very patient with our confused mother suffering from dementia and her grief stricken family as we transitioned her to long term care. Thankful for his gentle assistance in this difficult time.

Mar 04 2018

Review for Dr. Kolb

He went above and beyond to save my life. He is my hero.

Mark in Dunleavy - Jan 26 2018

Review for Dr. Hill

Woodbury MN - Jan 07 2018

Review for Dr. Kamel

Minneapolis - Jan 05 2018

Review for Dr. Petersen

I remember Dr. Stansbury when she was a social worker for an adolescent boarding school. She's very good at helping people. She cares about people's well being. I'd recommend folks to her.

Cynthia Apruzzese in Waterbury, CT. - Jan 04 2018

Review for Dr. Stansbury-O'Donnell

Jan 02 2018

Review for Dr. Madland

Dr. Galicich did my lower back surgery and it came out great. The pain in my back went from a 9 to a 2! Haven't felt this good in 40 years.

Allen perry in Mn. - Dec 26 2017

Review for Dr. Galicich

Dec 21 2017

Review for Dr. Nelson

Location

Hennepin County Medical Center

701 Park Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55415

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