Cox Medical Center South

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Cox Medical Center South is a medical facility located in Springfield, MO. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™.

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 Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

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

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery

3 ratings were better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

As 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

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As 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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73%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

4% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend

6% higher than the national average

Cox Medical Center South

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Cox Medical Center South

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%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Madden listened and validated my concerns. He was willing to consider my thoughts on things and his answers were well thought-out.

Roma Peace Jul 02 2022

Review for Dr. Madden

I have been her patient 28 years. She cares about patient. Knowledgeable. Best I know.

squiresj Jul 01 2022

Review for Dr. Winkler

I’m a new patient. The entire team, front desk, appointment team, nurse, assistants AND Dr. Micka all helpful, friendly and highly competent. Went above and beyond to answer all questions and assist in several requests I had. Very impressed and I’m not easy to impress.

SGF Resident Jun 30 2022

Review for Dr. Micka

He is wonderful. I am so glad I have him as my dr.

Jun 30 2022

Review for Dr. Thomas

Linda Lindsey Jun 25 2022

Review for Dr. Baron

Location

Cox Medical Center South

3801 S National Ave, Springfield MO 65807

CallDirections

(417) 269-6000

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Contact Us

3801 S National Ave

Springfield, MO 65807

Directions

(417) 269-6000