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61%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% 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

12 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

Research hospital performance and talk to your doctor about what's right for you

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
65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

Merit Health Central

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%76%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%79%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%61%66%

Merit Health Central

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%72%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Gatsby Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Glenn

Very caring doctor takes up as much time as you need. Good doctor and even better person.

Jimmy Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gibson

Dr.Davis every visit I've had has been great i need a appointment now. Please help me if you can my number is 601-454-4571 I'm diabetic.

Fannie Nelson Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Very unprofessional.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Watters

SHORT, but ok

Nettie Smith May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ley

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Cummins

I was in a lot of pain for about 3wks. Dr. Lewis and his staff helped me into surgery very fast. Dr. Lewis is compassionate and made me feel very comfortable about my surgery. His team all work together to equally make you feel you picked the right surgeon. I feel blessed to a patient.

Amy Blanton May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr Johnson looks her patients in the eye and treats her patients like family. Giving the good and bad news with equal care. I couldn't be more pleased.

Mildred Horn May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Dr kelly was amazing! My appointment was not rushed and he actually listened to my concerns!

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kelly

My MD for 12 years. Excellent !

WTM Edwards, MS Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Harris

Dianne Alford Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nicols

I can not say enough good things about Dr. Ley and his Nurse Practitioner, Madina. This is the most personable, caring doctor and staff I have ever known. They go above and beyond for their patients.

Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ley

He needs to retire. He can barely get around. He has done his time. Now its time to let someone else.

Mar 15 2020

Review for Dr. Pierce

Dr. Shekoni was a god sent for me, while in the hospital at St. D. He listened to me and I was examined by the best doctors as it related to my health issues. I am a new patient of now and will only see him for my health needs.

Linda Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Shekoni

Dr Gaddis did my surgery 4/8/19 I feel wonderful I wish she could do my surgery for fibroids I trust her with EVERYTHING

Vanessa Price Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Gaddis

Norma Linda Ramos Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Hans

Great

James Lovelady Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gibson

Kim Flagg Judge Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Badero

She is amazing she done a colon resection on me 9 23 2019 and I'm doing well thanks Dr Cummins I love u

Joe Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Cummins

Had a great visit with doctor Gaddis if i had to have any type of surgery i would ant her to do it for me. She was very up front with you about your out come if the surgery was done and what would happen if not done.

rickey wells Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Gaddis

Surgery was successful. Recovery was not drawn out or extremely painful

Connie Spears in Terry, MS - Jan 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gaddis

I've used Dr Patel for many years. He is compassionate and caring Drs. He takes time with his patients and I hope to be in his care for many years to come. Love his staff.

Sandra K martin Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kwentus

I’ve been a patient of Dr Fulton’s for 20 years. She has always listened to my concerns and questions and responded by explaining any options or procedures. I have always felt comfortable enough to talk with her. Love her! Her staff has always been as helpful as they can be.

Jan 13 2020

Review for Dr. Fulton

Christie is one of the most caring and knowledgeable providers I have ever seen. She takes her time and listens and helps you in any way she can. She is one of the Best!

Shara Beckwith Jan 08 2020

Review for Christie Hull

He did my knee surgery back in June 2005, I haven’t had no more problems with my knee. He’s the best!

K Franklin Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Dare

We love Dr. Gaddis! Very professional with great bed side manners. She’s straight to the point and tells you exactly your circumstances instead of what we might want to hear. Would recommend her 1 million times.

Billy Luckett Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Gaddis

L. Curry Nov 25 2019

Review for Dr. Brown

Excellent doctor and well-respected in the Jackson medical community. Listens very well and responds to your needs. Has his own Frenius Medical Care center on N. State St.

David Bowles Nov 17 2019

Review for Dr. Martin

Very satisfactory. Dr. Thomas answered all our questions and made reasonable suggestions for treatment. I am pleased!

New patient in Clinton, MS - Nov 05 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas

Nov 02 2019

Review for Dr. Reddy

He explains things very good and makes you feel at ease with anything he does. One of the best doctors I’ve seen

Tammy Oct 25 2019

Review for Dr. Ley

Dr Lewis is a very compassionate and skilled doctor. I was referred to him by another doctor and was nervous however Dr Lewis explained all prior to surgery and I am doing great. This was my 2nd surgery and I couldn’t have been in better hands/care.

Belinda Klar in Crosby, MS - Oct 25 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Outstanding psychiatrist and staff with a new top-caliber facility. Extremely knowledgeable of all medications and their pluses and minuses. Very minimal wait time...10 minutes or less. Highly recommended!

Thomas Scott Ball Jr Oct 24 2019

Review for Dr. Glenn

Unnecessary suffering Oct 06 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

My 100 year old mother had excellent care by Dr. Logan. She was very caring and smart in determining her care. 2 surgeries 7 days apart and mom is back with her friends.

Anita Lofton daughter of Genelle McRae Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. Logan

great

J. B. Aug 21 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr. Nicols performed a colon resection to repair a fistula I had developed between my colon and bladder. He was professional, unhurried and caring in his manner. His assistant Courtney Wright was also excellent.

Judy Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Nicols

Great!

P. W. Jul 17 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr. Jones is an amazing doctor. His professionalism, mannerism and compassion is something you don’t usually see in most doctors. He takes his time and makes you feel at ease. I would definitely go to him again if needing surgery.

Brandon, MS - Jul 09 2019

Review for Dr. Jones

Love Dr lewis and his staff

Charles C. Jul 06 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

wont go to anyone else

A. W. Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

5 stars

M. W. Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Absolutely Calming

J. T. Jul 01 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

5 stars

R. A. Jul 01 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Brenda Hicks in Natchez, MS - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Steckler

Vedry satisfied

Charlie B. Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Robin Alter in Jackson, MS - Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Shirley Ollison Jun 15 2019

Review for Dr. Ley

Dr Lewis is one of the best.

Danny H. Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Very rude, doesn’t have time to answer questions. Acts like an arrogant bully

Victor J in Brandon, MS - Jun 09 2019

Review for Dr. Nicols

I don’t know was his favorite phrase during our second visit there. Seemed genuinely uninterested in finding the source of my husband’s pain and only cared about discussing carpal tunnel results.

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Cullom

Dr Lewis is the best doctor I have ever seen.

Sherrie P. May 03 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr. Lewis is the only neurosurgeon I will see!

William P. May 03 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Good bedside manners and excellent work.

Barbara P. May 02 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

5 stars

Juanna J. May 01 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Dr. Adam Lewis and staff have made me feel better than I have in 4.5 years! Thank You!

Susan C. May 01 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

I had an excellent experience with Dr. Ley when he removed half of my thyroid several years ago. I would highly recommend him!

Apr 29 2019

Review for Dr. Ley

Dr. Griffin is one of the best doctor that anyone would need. Not only is he very smart but also very kind and caring. Dr. Griffin is patient and listens very well as one address concerns. What an awesome Doctor!!! Rebecca Ezenwanne

Apr 27 2019

Review for Dr. Griffin

Apr 23 2019

Review for Dr. Ley

My mother was a patient of Dr. Cummins............we lost her on 3/11/19. She LOVED Dr. Cummins and we love her for taking such good care of her. She's a precious lady & and an awesome doctor.

Apr 15 2019

Review for Dr. Cummins

Dr. Lewis perform an SI joint fusion and the pain I have had in my lower back and hip region is gone. I have had this pain for almost 36 years, since my first child was born. I am very grateful to Dr. Lewis for accepting me as a patient and accepting my TriWest VA insurance.

Rebecca L. Apr 12 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Apr 05 2019

Review for Dr. Kelly

Apr 04 2019

Review for Dr. Weldon

By far, the best, most compassionate and knowledgeable physician I have ever been to. Truly his gift!

Mar 29 2019

Review for Dr. Ley

Mar 28 2019

Review for Dr. Walker-McNair

It's nice to know that there's still small town doctors that really care about you. You're not just a number to him,you're a person. He cares about his patients and goes above and beyond to make sure you get the care you deserve. He's been my doctor for 20 yrs and will be for 20 more.

Mar 26 2019

Review for Dr. Ervin

Dr Edney has a wonderful bedside manner, spends time answering your question & is very knowledgeable!

Mar 22 2019

Review for Dr. Edney

Mar 18 2019

Review for Christie Hull

Appointment at 2:00. Finally got up and left at 4:00 after never being called back. Even his receptionist said it is always like that with wait times 2+ hours. DONT GO HERE!!

StillWaiting in Canton, MS - Mar 08 2019

Review for Dr. Dare

Awesome experience. Kind caring staff. Dr. Reddy explained everything and answered all of my questions. Very professional. Highly recommend.

Mrs. Brantley in MS - Mar 05 2019

Review for Dr. Reddy

excellent

Mar 01 2019

Review for Dr. Oluwatade

Dr. Nicols is an excellent surgeon and physician. He truly cares about his patients. He is compassionate and caring. Not many doctors call to personally check on you after surgery and during your recovery. I can't say enough good things about Dr. Nicols!

Amanda W. in Madison, MS - Feb 28 2019

Review for Dr. Nicols

Wonderful, smart, caring physician/surgeon. She makes you feel at ease with her warm, compassionate personality.

Amanda W. in Madison, MS - Feb 28 2019

Review for Dr. Logan

MS - Feb 27 2019

Review for Dr. Fulton

Feb 25 2019

Review for Dr. Shekoni

I am a difficult patient. I am very frightened of pain. If he tells you that he will not let you hurt during a procedure he means it. I have complete trust in him. He is also super smart and knows what he is doing. I wish he was my dr for everything.

Madeline Ruth Morris in Brandon, MS - Feb 12 2019

Review for Dr. Ley

Dr. Smith has been my family's doctor for well over 15 years. He is an exceptional physician and genuinely cares about the well being of his patients. The staff is friendly and the waiting room time is almost always minimal. Highly recommended!

Heather in Mills River, NC - Feb 08 2019

Review for Dr. Smith

Best Neurologist in Mississippi. Listens, cares, thinks.

Martha Hammond in Madison, MS - Jan 23 2019

Review for Dr. Weldon

The assistant here makes appointments for you at specialists , without your consent . She tries to get you to do expensive tests that are not needed .

David in Arden, NC - Jan 16 2019

Review for Dr. Smith

It's good, everytime I come.

Chester L. Jan 11 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

great

Richard U. Jan 11 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

It was great

Carolyn W. Jan 11 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

he explains things well and treats me like a person

Anonymous Jan 11 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Great

L. D. Jan 10 2019

Review for Dr. Lewis

Very professional. Very informative. Spends significant time with the patient. Very satisfied. Staff is kind, gracious and helpful.

Lawrence Sharp in Brandon , MS - Jan 10 2019

Review for Dr. Orme

Great doctor and Amy is terrific. Tells it like it is and spends plenty of time explaining his decisions and thought process.

Bruce Sharp in Brandon, MS - Jan 10 2019

Review for Dr. Martin

She does great work caring, loving person. She respect her patients and she she shows concern about your well being. I trust her with my life. Great Surgeon!

Ammie Tate in Brookhaven , MS - Jan 02 2019

Review for Dr. Cummins

D. Esco in Terry, MS - Dec 28 2018

Review for Dr. Gaddis

Chattie Levy in Jackson, MS - Dec 28 2018

Review for Dr. Gaddis

K. Esco in Terry, MS - Dec 28 2018

Review for Dr. Gaddis

Dr. Condon has been my Dr. for years. He is great helping me with my MANY kidney stones also my vasectomy. It was painless. He has great bedside manners. The official is always clean and the staff friendly. I would highly recommend him.

Benjamin A. Davenport in Pearl, MS - Dec 27 2018

Review for Dr. Condon

Dr Griffin is the best doctor that I have seen this far he takes the time to listen to you about your concerns and is not that rush rush doctor that sees you for 5 min in you gone... great job Dr Griffin

jennifer in jackson, MS - Dec 26 2018

Review for Dr. Griffin

My experience has been an overall complete amazing experience. I only wished I had been referred to Dr. Lewis earlier. After over 20 years of constant lower back pain, I am now pain free. My quality of life is over the top now. Thank you Dr. Lewis and your amazing staff!!!!

Dianne W. Dec 20 2018

Review for Dr. Lewis

She was awesome answered every question left office with no wondering mind!!

Latanya wright in Byram , MS - Dec 14 2018

Review for Dr. Gaddis

Great with patients. Listens. Wants to get you back to as normal as possible. Very relaxing music all over the office. Things set up for a relaxing mind while there .

Tristian M in Jackson, MS - Nov 30 2018

Review for Dr. Glenn

Location

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1850 Chadwick Dr, Jackson, MS 39204