Cottage Hospital


Patients that would definitely recommend
6% 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

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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
2% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

Cottage Hospital

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


Cottage Hospital

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

I feel really safe at Dr. Mitz’s even during the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Matt Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Mitz

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Mitz

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Mitz

Has a great sense of humor. You can tell he cares for the whole person when his professionalism, and skills kick in. I am completely confident in his care and treatment of my cancer.

Leslie A. Crossmon Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. West

She listens and explains. Goes out of her way to save you money with options and suggestions. No complaints from me.

Milton J Figueroa Feb 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lessac Chenen

Dr Homan has taken care of my elderly mother for years and is able to be superb in her delivery of her clinical care and to be very patient centered as well as compassionate.She is just a wonderful human being and an excellent physician.

Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Homan

I would like to hear from the person who is now in a wheelchair following hip replacement surgery. My husband had same experience. email me at Thank you

Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. MacArthur

After hip replacement surgery, I am in a wheelchair.

Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. MacArthur

Always excellent

Nora in Lompoc, CA - Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Lemon

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Mitz

Lynne Grigelevich in Franconia, NH - Jun 15 2019

Review for Dr. Mitz

Paul Konkel Jun 05 2019

Review for Dr. Mitz

Professional! Thoughtful, and attentive.

May 20 2019

Review for Dr. Pollak

Dr West is amazing he saved my life . I was stage 4 ovarian cancer and under his care I’m doing great . His nurse Victoria is caring and so helpful. Everyone in every office that I have come in contact with us so pleasant . I have only wonderful things to say about my Dr and Dartmouth Hitchcock .

May 01 2019

Review for Dr. West

Excellent, she explained my disease well and how effective the treatment would be. She has also been extremely conscientious in monitoring the progress of my recovery, which I feel has been greatly aided by her attention to detail and followup.

Mar 23 2019

Review for Dr. Lemon

This was the second colonoscopy with Dr. Mitz and Staff and I was treated very well both times. Ken P. Littleton NH 03/08/19

Mar 12 2019

Review for Dr. Mitz

Dr Abrishami is competent,compassionate and caring doctor. He is extremely through in his examination,diagnoses and treatment of his patients.

Ed Elison in Kailua Hawaii, HI - Mar 02 2019

Review for Dr. Abrishami

He was great. Kind and considerate.

EJ in Goleta, CA - Feb 26 2019

Review for Dr. Elder

WayneU in NH - Feb 15 2019

Review for Dr. Mitz

I will never recommend Dougald MacArthur III and I wouldn't let him operate on my Dog. He and his surgical staff destroyed our lives.

Jan 19 2019

Review for Dr. MacArthur

Jess in NH - Jan 03 2019

Review for Dr. Mitz

Ed Lenig in Monroe, NH - Dec 13 2018

Review for Dr. Pollak

Ed Lardner in Lompoc, CA - Dec 04 2018

Review for Dr. Onishi

Peggy E. in North Conway, NH - Nov 26 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Looks down on people. Not a good listener.

Charlotte, NC - Nov 01 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Littleton - Oct 25 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

My kids doctor and she is an amazing doctor! My kids won't leave her till she leaves!!

EAST CORINTH, VT - Oct 06 2018

Review for Dr. Reynolds

He was patient and friendly, and took his time explaining things to me. He also gave me multiple chances to ask questions. I really appreciate that he refused to speculate on my condition until he ran tests and had more data.

SK in Goleta, CA - Aug 14 2018

Review for Dr. Elder

Would recommend Dr Danielson to anyone. Did an excellent job on me.asked for him and luckily he was available in a snow storm on a Friday night. This is the second time Dr Danielson performed Surgery on me for different reasons.

William Wasyluk in wells river - May 08 2018

Review for Dr. Danielson

Dr. Lemon saved my life.

May 03 2018

Review for Dr. Lemon

Pete Spearin in Lancaster - Apr 10 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Roger Bernier in Littleton, NH 30561 - Apr 05 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Heather in Berlin - Mar 11 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Wonderful care. Dr.Mitz is thorough and patient. He genuinely seems to care for his patients. My procedure went perfectfully. The Nursing staff was also terrific.

Morgan in Sutton, Vermont - Feb 21 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

My husband Larry Leavitt is a patient of Dr. Mitz. We found him extremely kind, knowledgeable ,and honest with any question we asked.

Larry Leavitt in Littleton,N.H. - Feb 20 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Dr. Mitz is the best specialist I have ever seen. He really listens to and respects his patients and is extremely knowledgeable. I have had 3 procedures done at the office and the staff who assists with those are all kind, caring, and compassionate. I would give 10 stars if I could !

Rachel Feb 12 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Theresa Sturgill in Saint Johnsbury VT - Feb 09 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

Dr. Mitz and his staff were highly professional. I was nervous about having a procedure but the staff and nurse anesthetist made me feel very comfortable when I arrived.

Feb 07 2018

Review for Dr. Mitz

I had a very nice experience with North Country Gastroenterology and Dr. Mitz. My tiny complaint is that in the waiting room there was a radio on as well as a digital screen on, so I had to listen to two competing soundtracks.

Plymouth - Dec 13 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Angela Matis in Lancaster, NH - Oct 25 2017

Review for Dr. Wilmot

Santa Barbara, CA - Oct 24 2017

Review for Dr. Elder

Anthony Barton in Chatsworth, CA - Sep 19 2017

Review for Dr. Abrishami

I just spoke to Dr. West on the phone and he was so rude. I am a high risk cancer patient and have a large cyst that is extremely painful. It needs to be surgically removed and this man told me to basically deal with it as there is nothing to be done over the weekend.

Derry, NH - Jul 08 2017

Review for Dr. West

Dr. Mitz has now scoped me from both ends, so I feel qualified in an unconditionally positive review. He and his staff are unfailingly professional and thorough. Trust is a word associated with medical care less as time goes on; I trust Dr. Mitz without qualification.

Berlin, NH - Jun 20 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

I had a dreaded colonoscopy (which I had put off for years). Dr. Mitz and his staff made it an (almost!) enjoyable experience. They took good care of me, and I have nothing negative to say.

Whitefield, NH - Jun 15 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Irma Haggerty in Franconia, NH - Apr 25 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Gayle Otis in Maidstone, Vermont - Apr 02 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Sue gilbert in Lancaster new hampshire - Mar 03 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Marianne Darling in Littleton NH - Mar 01 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Port Washington - Feb 26 2017

Review for Dr. Mitz

Didn't acknowledge what I was saying, just stared at computer, very sarcastic and actually went out of the room and slammed the door on me. Would not allow me to have a necessary routine medical test. Very odd woman.

Claremont, NH - Nov 22 2016

Review for Dr. Webber

Christy K in LA, CA - Oct 24 2016

Review for Dr. Abrishami

Amazing experience! My new knee ROCKS! Almost 2 years in, out of pain, and able to live fully again. Dr MacArthur was my 3rd try. At 50, most docs told me I was too Young...too young for what? Thanks for giving me my life back...

Annie Poirier in Mount Holly , VT - Oct 04 2016

Review for Dr. MacArthur

White River Junction, VT - Sep 17 2016

Review for Dr. Webber

Dr. Mitz and the team at North Country Gastroenterology including the Anesthesiologist were very professional, answering all of my questions that they have probably heard many times before, checking in on me and making sure I was comfortable. I was totally satisfied with their Service.

RonC in Franconia, NH - Sep 14 2016

Review for Dr. Mitz

Dr Mitz has been very professional and informative in my office visit as well as procedures done at his facility. I would have no problem recommending Dr Mitz to family and friends. His staff is friendly and very helpful with any questions. It is a pleasure to recommend Dr Mitz.

Jennifer Bush in Grafton, NH - Jul 30 2016

Review for Dr. Mitz

He made a huge mistake during my surgery, then didn't take responsibility as far as guiding me to a decent recovery.

New York, NY - May 07 2016

Review for Dr. MacArthur

Donna W Knighton in Littleton, NH - Apr 07 2016

Review for Dr. Mitz

William Santoro in Littleton, NH - Feb 26 2016

Review for Dr. MacArthur

very friendly, prompt, profressional

phil dauphinais in Colebrook, NH - Jan 21 2016

Review for Dr. Mitz

Dr. Trevino refuses to perform vasectomy on men who are unmarried or have no children. I couldn't even get an appointment, isn't this discrimination?

Dylan Adcock in Lompoc, CA - Jan 16 2016

Review for Dr. Trevino


Cottage Hospital

90 Swiftwater Rd, Woodsville, NH 03785

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