St. Cloud Hospital

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% 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.

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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, 2018)

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

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2019)

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

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

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

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

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

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

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

4 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection 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
  • 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
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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77%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

St. Cloud 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%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%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%55%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%72%66%

St. Cloud Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%66%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%76%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Cares and knows what he is doing.

Robert D. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

He is a wonderful doctor- listens well, concerned, did well with my father and mother who had dementia.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lofgren

The best medical doctor I have ever gone to... beyond excellent!!

Marc Markell Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sebas

Dr Green is top notch in every aspect of my reconstructive knee surgery. All questions were answered and the outcome was beyond my expectations.

Kirsten E. Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Green

It was a rewarding experience and the end result was well worth the time and effort. I highly recommend anyone considering a knee replacement to get it done by Dr. Green.

Kim P. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Mulder listened to my concerns and fears, answered truthfully and answered all of my questions and concerns in a way that I would understand. His positive manner let me know he cared about my health and healing.

J. E. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Mulder

Dr Green takes the time to explain everything and answers questions.

Kris S. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Green

confidence and easy to ask questions

J. J. Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Green

The diagnosis was correct, the surgery very successful and follow-up great.I would recommend Dr. Mulder to everyone and I have. I live pain free and walk and move with ease.

Joanne B. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Mulder

great

James J. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

everyone is friendly willing to get you at your best proformence

Colleen T. Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Dr Sherr and his staff and very professional and courteous. They make you feel comfortable with the way they listen to all of your questions you might have and take the time to answer all of them.

W.C. Ocala, FL Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sherr

very good experience

R. P. Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

very pleased

Pat P. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Green

great

Gary M. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Green

I found people were friendly and things went well. I wish i would have done it sooner

Irene A. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Green

they where very helpful, professional, and caring

Dean T. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

He is just amazing!

Isabel Brown Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Das

Very professional but at sametime a doctor you can talk to! Down to earth and very knowledgeable!

Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Sherr

Outstanding experience

Faye S. Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Always caring,listens, never trys to hurry,great clinic,and staff!!!

Diane nelson Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Stiles

Very satisfied

Lorraine G. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Green

great

Stanley G. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Great staff, surgical team. I will be using Dr Green and his staff when my left knee requires surgery.

Michael K. Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Green

i would certainly recommend Dr. Hwang to anyone looking to have shoulder surgery.

Phil O. May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

no complaints

Leonard B. May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Any questions I had I had answered

David K. May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

smooth, great incision, very helpful rehab

J. K. May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

I really appreciate the excellent care and friendly, informative atmosphere he provided. And the end result with my knee is outstanding.

William E. May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr Green did an excellent job with my knee replacement! My therapy was pain free. I would highly recommend Dr Green

Anonymous May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Excellent

Joyce E. May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Schaap

Professional with confidence

Lee K. May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

BillV May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Gerdes

Dr Schapp is an amazing DR, so glad she was the one to do my surgery.She explained everything so well to me and my husband.I felt very confident that it would turn out well.I was very pleased with all the staff. I can now go to work and not be in pain. It was so bad She is Wonderfull.

Brenda F. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Schaap

The surgery went extremely well!

Mary W. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

I was very impressed with the whole process with Dr. Green.

Sheldon W. May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Green

very thorough in his explanation. pleasant personality. very impressed with results. very short rehab time so impressed that i'm having the next one done in two days

Willis A. May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Green

actually better than expected

Adrian M. May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Green

very good

Alois K. May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Green

BC May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sherr

Makes one feel comfortable & at eases. He is Thorough and answers all questions look up prince thorough and answers all questions. Best dr I have ever been to!

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Stocker

Outstanding. He was my cardiologist 8yrs ago when I had 3 blockages, 4 stents. Saved my life that day.

Joe Lisbon May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Dutcher

Effectively and efficiently did his job for my ER visit!

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Dombeck

top notch. had a great connection with both dr and Hans. never felt concerned or worried thru this whole 3 month recovery time.

B. S. Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

Dadd Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Schmitz

I am grateful he agreed to help me considering my situation.

Carla O. Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

My experience was awesome, and for me he was the best doctor I have ever seen.

Emily T. Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Mullings

Dr. Tacl has been amazing with my elderly father. He listens well and is very compassionate. He is especially helpful with the elderly (in our case). We will certainly miss him when he retires! Blessings to him!

Lottie Rike Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Tacl

He has been my doctor for almost 20 years. He ALWAYS takes the time to understand my concern, takes the time to explain, and then makes sure I understand. Plus, he is extremely knowledgeable, which is what a doctor to be. I am blessed I accidentally found him.

Jim S. Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Gersch

A. T. Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Dr. Bradley is such a great care provider and you know it as soon as you walk in to the room. She truly cares and listens. Gives you enough time and makes you very comfortable. I'm so glad to have her as my doctor and would definitely recommend her.

Zekija K. Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Bradley

Been seeing her for about 7 years always takes time to listen and knowledgeable about my health issues

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Rickbeil

Dr Erickson is an excellent listener & truly cares about his patients. He has helped me deal with several medical issues.

Teresa Esterly Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Erickson

My experience was wonderful, St Cloud Ortho staff and Dr Mulder, everyone was so nice and so helpful. Dr. Mulder explained everything in detail before my surgery about what he was going to do and what to expect, it was a great experience, I am so happy with my results.

Terry M. Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mulder

Refreshing to have a doctor visit where you can tell your history has been reviewed before hand. Thorough and clear on medical directives going forward. Any worries or concerns are cleared with her years of medical experience.

Albert Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Handrigan

total care professionals from check in to post surgery. i will tell everybody what a wonderful experience. thanks again. gary morse.

Gary M. Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Mulder

Dr. Green did a fantastic job. I am able to continue walking almost every day and was able to start yoga again. I am so glad I had my partial knee replacement.

Gayle C. Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Green

I came in with a lot of knee pain. After Dr Green replaced my knee, I no longer have any pain.

Frances S. Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Green

I am very satisfied with Dr Sherr’s concerns and responses to my reasons for my visit.

Sharon Odum Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Sherr

Christina Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Reynolds

very satisfied

Gary G. Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Green

He did a great job and answered all my questions.

Mishelle M. Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Overall great to work with. Great results.

Anonymous Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Green

From start to finish, it's been a wonderful experience with excellent and thorough explanations of processes.

Anonymous Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mulder

Thank you for the excellent care after my foot injury. My surgery was a success and I am so happy to be back to running and working again!!

Steph J. Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

great

Elizabeth T. Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Very satisfied

C. P. Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Schaap

very good happy with results

G. P. Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

Karri H. Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

UNTRUSTWORTHY horrible Dr. I would not trust my dog with this clown. Horrible bedside manor. He told me to leave the clinic because I complained about the check in process. What is the check in process? A kiosk.

Lynn Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Widstrom

Karsten S. Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

We had great care for my wrist fracture from Dr Hiesterman, and his medical office staff is awesome too! Excellent customer service, professional and caring!

Kristen B. Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

Very knowledgeable concerning my condition. Dr. Sherr listened to my concerns, made recommendations and explained what to expect next. He provided education about my condition and answered all of my questions

Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Sherr

I’ve been seeing Dr Nate for over 8 years and i just want to write how much I appreciate his genuine and honest care. He’s down to earth, caring, and tremendous at listening. It’s getting harder to get in with him, but I understand it- he’s just that good.

HuskieDad Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Brever

Only thing better would be if I could have been told length of time for physical limitations before surgery. I had a golf trip planned and paid for not realizing it would not be possible. Dr Hwang is awesome..

Tom K. Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

I have had several prior surgeries, and this surgery with Dr. Green has been a "walk in the park.' I have been very pleased with my entire experience, Dr. Green is a very kind Physician!

Marsha S. Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Superb care and concern; really useful and helpful advice. Very pleased to be out of pain!!!

B. W. Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr Sherr tested me for a cerebral aneurysm, referred me to another neurosurgeon for a pipeline embolization at North Florida Regional. His level of care was responsive and exceptional and resulted in a very successful treatment.

Denise English Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sherr

Everything was very professional and went VERY well. I am very happy with the surgery and with the service provided by Dr. Green.

William M. Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Green

He wrote incorrect information/lies in my dad's medical record that caused harm. Namely, it contributed to him not getting into a physical rehabilitation facility. The rehab doctors visited my dad at home and accepted him. It was too late. My dad died.

Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Reichl

Amazing experience! Not at all what I expected (from friends with knee replacements...)

Lucy E. Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Schaap

I can work again.

Gerald V. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Lucy R. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

Gary S. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hiesterman

I've been seeing Dr. Sheng-Tanner for almost 5 years now. She and her staff are top-notch. She explains things thoroughly and runs tests she feels are necessary for a clear answer. If I have ever had any questions, I'm easily able to contact her, or her staff via their app. I'm so glad I found her!

Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sheng-Tanner

Stellar physician. Thorough, experienced, attentive, compassionate, knowledgeable, dedicated.

Lynne Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Sebas

I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Schaap and Larry I was happy to have found them.

Carol B. Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Schaap

he is a vary good doctor.

Bradley L. Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Hwang did a surgical repair on my rotator cuff. I have full ROM and no residual pain. Five stars!

S. L. Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Hwang

very hapyy with out come

Mary B. Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Green

He did a wonderful job on my surgery, I am very pleased with the results.

Anonymous Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Excellent

Dale C. Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Green

very good

Bonnie N. Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

Dr. Green is very professional. He is personable and very knowledgeable. I always feel is advice is helpful. i highly recommend him.

Anonymous Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Green

I had him when he was in St. Cloud, Mn. He was a terrible doctor. I know of 5 patients that went to him and they all had the same opinion , even worse. Very bad.

Jan 26 2020

Review for Dr. Bradley

Location

St. Cloud Hospital

1406 6th Ave N, Saint Cloud, MN 56303