Hackensack University Medical Center

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

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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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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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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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

Hackensack University Medical Center

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%82%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%66%66%

Hackensack University Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%73%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Cacciola, MD

Aug 16 2019

Review for Dr. Wendy Hurst, MD

Aug 16 2019

Review for Dr. Inna Berin, MD

Aug 16 2019

Review for Dr. Saraswati Dayal, MD

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Steve Fallek, MD

Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Steven Gold, MD

Aug 13 2019

Review for Dr. Barbara Cavallaro, MD

Dr. Jain is one and only. Very knowledgeable, professional, caring and kind. Each and every child-patient is treated like her own. She treated my older son. I am so pleased with the results that I am back to her with my other son....I can’t even imagine going else where.

Aug 13 2019

Review for Dr. Payal Jain, DDS

Aug 12 2019

Review for Dr. Harry Harper, MD

Dr. Glaser has treated me and my eight-year-old son (we've both been patients of his) with care and respect. He presented options and treated me like a human being -- he didn't try to force me into services I didn't need.

Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Aylon Glaser, MD

Amazing doctor, he takes his time with you, help you understand, won't shyaway from questions and will make you feel like a person not a paycheck. He is very thorough and will get to the bottom root cause of any medical issue. One of the best endocrinologist. Thank you!!!

Aug 09 2019

Review for Dr. Ari Geliebter, MD

Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. James Cahill, MD

Unfortunately, I've needed three shoulder surgeries in the past 15 years - one on the left, two on the right, all for different injuries. Dr. Cahill has performed them all with great outcomes. There's no one else I trust. Thanks doc!

Jul 23 2019

Review for Dr. James Cahill, MD

Jul 23 2019

Review for Dr. James Cahill, MD

Aug 08 2019

Review for Dr. Sameera Daud-Ahmad, MD

Aug 08 2019

Review for Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM

This is my second surgery with Dr Cahill. First was shoulder and today it was knee. Always top notch outcomes. I had absolutely no pain and follow up with the doctor was great before and after surgery. I traveled 2 hours to go see him and would travel more.

Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. James Cahill, MD

Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. Fraidon Azizi, MD

I've rarely had such a smooth experience at a doctor's office. The entire staff worked like a well oiled machine, used a lot of technology to diagnose & they gave me a huge amount of info to change my habits when it comes to foot care. I absolutely reccomend paying them a visit!

Aug 05 2019

Review for Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM

I have been a patient of Dr. Haberman since 2006, he has a great "bedside manner" and his expertise is second to none, have had 5 skin cancer surgeries (Moh's type) for basal cell, all with minimal discomfort and scarring. Recommend his practice wholeheartedly!

Aug 05 2019

Review for Dr. Fredric Haberman, DO

My son had all 4 wisdom teeth extracted. My son was nervous about the procedure. Dr. Costello and his team helped make my son feel comfortable. I think he is a professional caring and thorough oral surgeon and I highly recommend him.

Aug 04 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Costello, DMD

Dr. Geuder is a wonderful doctor with great expertise in what he does. He makes you feel at ease when he is performing the procedures and explains everything he is doing in detail. His staff is very friendly and I would definitely recommend going to him for your vascular needs.

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. James Geuder, MD

Aug 01 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffry Jacobs, DO

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM

in Lyndhurst, NJ - Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Kari Colen, MD

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Inna Berin, MD

Dr. Brody is one of the most professional and kind doctors I’ve ever met. She listened to me, asked a lot of questions and was very respectful and engaging She really put me at ease and made me feel comfortable.

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Robin Brody, MD

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Costello, DMD

I am losing one of the best doctors on my team. I wish I had known before my last visit that it would be my last. I would have wished Dr Fernandez all the best in life because she changed my life. So sorry and sad to see her leave the practice.

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Marlyn Fernandez, MD

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Mutahar Ahmed, MD

Jul 29 2019

Review for Dr. Jemel Bingham, MD

Jul 29 2019

Review for Dr. Howard Baruch, MD

Jul 27 2019

Review for Dr. Lekha Gopal, MD

I agree in reference to the office. On several occations I have had to drive 30 minutes to their office because I could not contact the office. However, the doctors are excellent. I am lucky to have this level of care.

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Degen, MD

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Yakov Gologorsky, MD

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Jonathan Hartman, DC

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Stuart Barr, MD

Had very difficult surgery he did the best and a fast recovery thank God. We're going home we recommended him for everyone the best and the staff were excellent

Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Howard Ginsburg, MD

Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Gilberto Gastell, MD

in Norwood, NJ - Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Kari Colen, MD

Jul 24 2019

Review for Dr. Patricia Hughes, MD

Jul 24 2019

Review for Dr. Inna Berin, MD

Dr. Gronowitz is wonderful, down-to-earth and takes the time to answer all the questions that you have. I walked in nervous about a routine procedure and left feeling like I had nothing to be nervous about.

Jul 23 2019

Review for Dr. Steven Gronowitz, MD

Jul 23 2019

Review for Dr. Irfan Admani, MD

Jul 22 2019

Review for Dr. Anna Collado, DO

Jul 19 2019

Review for Dr. Jeffrey Conforti, DPM

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Mutahar Ahmed, MD

Very happy to have found Dr.Brucato-was suffering with foot pain from a stress fractures. She was professional and caring. Like talking to a friend. Highly Recommend.

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Maryellen Brucato, DPM

Jul 16 2019

Review for Dr. Tara Balija, MD

in Paterson, NJ - Jul 16 2019

Review for Dr. Kari Colen, MD

Location

Hackensack University Medical Center

30 Prospect Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601