Clara Maass Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
12% lower than the national average

Clara Maass Medical Center is a medical facility located in Belleville, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.


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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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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Hospital Quality

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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
10% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
12% lower than the national average

Clara Maass 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


Clara Maass 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 Higgins is a thorough technician and specialist whose competence and capability creates a stress free environment. I wish I could be a patient of his for all my optic concerns

AD Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Higgins

Dr Voleti is a caring doctor who does not rush the exam ; takes time to explain everything; and is an excellent listener! His office staff is efficient and friendly. Highly recommended.

Paul S. Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Voleti

Dr. Nathan is a legend. Has been the GI doctor for multiple generations in my family. He has saved our lives many times.

Kay Jun 17 2021

Review for Dr. Nathan

Melissa is very good of what she is doing , professional , nice , helpful , talented . Awadalla Maged 2021

Jun 16 2021

Review for Melissa McKay

I just want to say- I met an amazing doctor. Dr. Scoopo comes across as extremely knowledgeable, very thorough, paid attention to every detail in the medical history in his attempt to help me as a new patient , very comfortable to talk to like an old friend !

Polina Jun 16 2021

Review for Dr. Scoopo


Clara Maass Medical Center

1 Clara Maass Dr, Belleville, NJ 07109

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