Missouri Baptist Medical Center

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average


Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a medical facility located in Saint Louis, MO. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™, and more.

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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2021)

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

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

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

10 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • 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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78%

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

80%

Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average

Missouri Baptist 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%82%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%61%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is fantastic!

Greek Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Kopitsky

I have been with Dr. Gelfand for over 6 years and he is truly one of the best doctors that I have had in my life. Excellent staff and great service.

Phillip Jul 27 2021

Review for Dr. Gelfand

Dr Kulkarni is awesome Always want to talk to hear about health concerns She listens and will follow through to keep her patients well I am glad we have her and we hope it will be long relationship

Marlin Mueller Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Kulkarni

I had a very educational experience.

Rhonda Sanders Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Stock

Highly professional, personable, and knowledgeable.

Lynda L Chapman Jul 26 2021

Review for Dr. Shands

Location

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

3015 N Ballas Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63131

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