University Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
8% 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

4 ratings were worse than expected

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


Would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

University Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


University Medical Center

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Dr. Fontes was recommended to me by a physical therapist. My first appointment went well. I found Dr. Fontes to be knowledgeable, caring and easy to talk to. I was given time to ask questions and discuss treatment options. I left feeling confident that I had chosen a top-notch physician.

Sep 21 2021

Review for Dr. Fontes

I worked in the GI field for 17 years in Las Vegas and personally know most of the GI doctors. While there is no dispute his bedside manner could use improvement, Dr Wahid is the best GI doctor in Nevada. Very few can compare to his level of skill and he truly cars about his patients.

David Ellis Sep 20 2021

Review for Dr. Wahid

As always Dr Sanders was very thorough and clear as to what courses of action were appropriate for me.


Review for Dr. Sanders

His reputation proceeds him. He was everything I read about. Informative, highly educated, research oriented, good bedside manner, reassuring, confident and I feel very comfortable with him and his surgical skills.

Andrea D. Pemberton Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Fontes

My 91 year old Mother has been a patient of Dr. Ramirez for the last 18 months. Dr. Ramirez has cared for my Mom thru 3 falls and COViD. I recommend her to all seniors in need of a Dr. who truly cares and most importantly listens to her patients.

Aaron B Sep 17 2021

Review for Dr. Ramirez


University Medical Center

1800 W Charleston Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89102

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