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SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Explore care at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO, and compare its services, physicians, and hospital ratings on Healthgrades. Find the best healthcare options for your needs, all in one place.

68%

Patient Experience Rating

4% higher than the national average

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

5 ratings were worse than expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

6% higher than the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend

4% higher than the national average

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%73%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%55%56%

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%50%47%

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%63%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I was like at a 9 or 10 pain when I came in now im down to a 6 or 7 consistently. still in pain but manageable. it definitely works for awhile after getting a shot.

Donald M. Jul 17 2024

Review for Dr. Padda

I have seen a lot of Drs....He is one of the best. He saved my life (along with other MD Anderson Drs.). I highly recommend him to anyone with any of the cancers that he specializes in.

Jul 15 2024

Review for Dr. Willis

I researched my choice of surgeons well, read all reviews and checked for all the right credentials. My experience before, during and after surgery was nothing like the positive reviews online, and results are far below even minimum expectations. Glad others had better results. I will need to see...

Jul 15 2024

Review for Dr. Reggie

Concerning that SSM hired a non Board Certified neurosurgeon

T Jul 13 2024

Review for Dr. Mattei

Strange contributing my own experience with a Doctor that mostly gets positive reviews. He was a disaster of a healthcare professional. The first time I saw him, he walked in with 2 others. I'm sitting there with 3 strangers standing over me. Dr. S introduces himself and goes straight into my...

Sarah Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Sanford

Location

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

3635 Vista Ave, Saint Louis MO 63110

CallDirections

(314) 577-8000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital located?

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is located at 3635 Vista Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63110. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital highly rated with patients?

71% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

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Contact Us

3635 Vista Ave

Saint Louis, MO 63110

Directions

(314) 577-8000