Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

64%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average


Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset is a medical facility located in Somerville, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

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 better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following 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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%76%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%78%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%62%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%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%66%

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%52%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Gutowski is an amazing surgeon and wonderful doctor. Answers all questions, is very knowledgable about all questions I have and puts your mind at ease. If there were 10 stars, he would have gotten all 10!!

Susan Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gutowski

Alex H. Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sugarmann

Alex H. Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Roberts

Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Boretz

Dr Catania is a great cardiologist, his office help is terrible, if you call them or leave a message with the answering service no one returns your calls.

Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Catania

Not a caring doctor.

Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Corson

Cristina Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Segal

He treated my mother in the ER. Quickly and competently assessed her issue and immediately began her correct treatment.

Teresa Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Trochym

Dr Patel looked after my mother before and during a hospital stay. She is kind and caring, aside from her obvious skill and professionalism. I trust her completely

Teresa Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

She was the attending physician and took care of my mother during a hospital stay

Teresa Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Song

Kathy Sanders Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ucciferri

Dr. Patel is an excellent listener and is conservative in his approach... Doesn't rush into anything unless he feels it's an emergency. Only reason why I didn't give him 5 stars is because I have not experienced any procedures or major operations with him.

Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

My third colonoscopy with Dr. Greaves. He and the staff are outstanding!

Aug 22 2020

Review for Dr. Greaves

Kathleen Olsen Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Rahimi

Carly Smith Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Boretz

Rhoda Blair Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Malik

Rhoda Blair Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lwanga

Rhoda Blair Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Dhillon-Athwal

Dr. Megid was outstanding. His bedside manner was so comforting. He is so knowledgeable! I enjoyed the entire appointment and I have confidence that he will get to the root of my condition ??

Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Abdel-Megid

Very caring. Compassionate, attentive to patients. Highly recommend

Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Jain

Louis Liotta Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

Dr Kayiaros corrected the poor job done by a so called specialty hospital in NY. He was great in explaining what needed to be don and obviously he did a masterful job bringing my knee back.

Craig Lambie Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

Took time to talk to me and my out come was great

Michele G. Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gillis

Michelle Gigliotti Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Mullarkey-Desapio

Very professional. Answers all questions. Staff very friendly and easy check in/out due to COVID

Dan Webster Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Song

I have been going to Dr Haskel for 28 years now and he is the most caring doctor ever. I have recommended him to many and hope he never retires. Wish there were more doctors like him.

Carol Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Haskel

I was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in 2018. I opted for a unilateral mastectomy and reconstruction. Dr Ibrahim has great bedside manner, he was empathetic to my situation, knowledgeable, and I am really happy with my outcome. Would recommend him highly

Karen c Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ibrahim

He is always nice and professional. He listen to my problems and found the best way to fix my knee.

Monica Anderson Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Song

After my 6th abdominal surgery was done by Dr. Ibrahm I was very impressed with the surgical scar, which was really bad looking after my previous 5 surgeries done by other surgeons. Explained the procedure very clearly. He is a really great doctor.

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Ibrahim

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Mullarkey-Desapio

Dr. Hammoud is one of the best doctors. He is smart and professional, calm, kind and so caring. Dr. Hammoud is knowledgeable, a great listener, takes the time to answer the my questions. Highly recommend

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hammoud

Dr. Bagga has been my doctor for over 10 years. She takes great care of me and my family and is always kind and thorough. Recommend highly.

Rob T. Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Bagga

Very good

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Lahiri

Ronald Zeigler Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

One word to describe this Dr David Bortniker, GREED, hope he put patient safety ahead of money. This is one doctor we do not need in this world.

BillB Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Bortniker

Janice Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

Anne Novak Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schwartz

Very friendly, personable and competent physician.

Eric and Karen DILL Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ashinsky

C.Angelo Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

Dangerous and should not have a medical license

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Micek-Galinat

Dr.Catanzaro is awesome.Very professional, takes her time to hear you and explains any doubts you might have.Office personal are very patient and professional.

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Catanzaro

Dr. Oxana Ovakimyan Is very knowledgeable, helpful, caring and patient Doctor! She is really concern about her patients! (You would feel it!) I would highly recommend Doctor Oxana to anyone!

Reznikova, Ioulia Julia Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ovakimyan

Mary T. Contu Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

Quick, safe& efficient.

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ciambotti

First time during pandemic, I had my procedure with Dr.Barghash.Clean facility, experienced and polite Staff didn't let me feel scary. Dr. Barghash spent quick few minutes before and after my procedure. I am very satisfied with service.

Bela Amin Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Barghash

Super nice doctor! Knowledgeable, care about the patience. Try everything to help me! Best doctor I have ever met.

Jiaying Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Song

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Explains things so you understand. Very attentive.

Liz A. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Gillis

Anna Kelden Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mullarkey-Desapio

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Das

He has been my doctor for years very friendly awesome staff good people

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Haskel

Dr. DeLucia is one of the kindest GYN's I have ever met! I've been to other GYN's before and I've never felt so comfortable with someone like I do with her. She makes me feel good about myself and she's so understanding. I would highly recommend her to everybody! She's just that great!

Maria Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Delucia

I had bloodwork done in July 2019. Dr. Selke never called me to review the results with me. I won't be going back to this practice.

Suze Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Selke

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Ibrahim

Dr. Donovan was AWESOME...he fixed my issue quickly and with little discomfort. He was able to explain why I was having pain, in a clear and concise manner, and provided me options to fix it. There was no pressure, and he was patient as I thought about it. I would highly recommend him to anyone!

David G. Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Donovan

Maddy Iacuzio Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Donovan

Dr. Ciambotti is fantastic! He is caring, professional, and I feel comfortable talking to him. He is extremely knowledgable and worked with me during the pandemic. His nurses and staff are wonderful and very concerned about me as a patient. Thank you everyone!!!

Kathy Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ciambotti

WILLIAM LOPEZ Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Delmaestro

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Qu

I would only trust Dr. Ibrahim to take care of my needs! He is so kind, and caring! He is professional, knowledgeable and friendly!!

Maryellen Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ibrahim

Bengal Walters Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kaladas

Joy B. Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Allegar

I have always been able to get an apt quickly. Dr Newman is thorough and listens to all my questions and explains everything I never have felt rushed like in some offices. The same for the nurse practitioner I saw on two occasions. She was my dr for 13 years until I left the area

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Neiman

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kayiaros

I recently had the pleasure of having Dr. Strumkovsky as our health care provider during our visit to Medemerge - she took the time to explain everything and I felt very taken care of. Overall great experience and the staff was very friendly as well.

Joan Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Strumkovsky

I had the best experience with Dr. Song. My shoulder surgery and the whole recovery was completely painless and now I feel like I have a completely new arm. He is a true professional!

JP Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Song

Dr. Gita Patel is very approachable & explains everything with regards to health issues & problems. She will entertain you even if you dont have any appointment.

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

She treats my asthma, she takes her time listening and getting to know your medical history. Highly recommend you see her.

Norman A Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Potluri

Denise R. Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lue

Been seeing Dr. Patel annually for over 10 years. Very knowledgeable, personable and responsive to my inquiries. Excellent doctor who takes the time to put you at ease. Office staff are courteous and professional. Highly recommend.

Somerset Resident Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I Have been a patient for over 5 + years ha e refers family and friends all who became patients ...Joan and the Staff feel like family the Dr is Knowledgeable and is friendly and caring

Sabrina D Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Clemente

Aaron Salancy Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Vessa

Dr. Gutowski is friendly, courteous, extremely knowledge and excellent at his profession. He tells you what t expect and then the outcome exceeds expectations.

Patrick J Cerillo Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Gutowski

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Salz

Everyone is exceptionally pleasant professional & very competent.

Constance Planas Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gutowski

Jon and Denise B. May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Hekiert

Nicole Prager May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Hekiert

Diane M Ciatto May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Behar

She treats you professionally but with kindness.She cares and makes sure you are taken care of as if you were a friend or family, very knowledgable. I saw her for my allergies and I am feeling much better due to her.Thank you Dr. I believe in her enough to even bring my 76 year old mother to her.

Ray DeFilippo May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Hekiert

My wife was a patient of his for 20 years before her passing he was like a father to her she was young he was so gentle kind and religious great doctor so smart helped her to the last minute recommend him highly

Allan nieratko. Csolak May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Apelian

Amanda May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ramaswamy

Kas May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ciambotti

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Donnellan

He is an excellent doctor understands the patient’s problem with his experience.I would highly recommend him for your wellness.

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Shaheen

I have found everyone in the office kind and professional. Dr Gutowski patiently answered questions and provided information necessary for my decision to pursue surgery

Nancy MacKay May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Gutowski

Heft May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Abrahim

Dr change has been very straight forward and explains everything well. It’s also comforting to see your surgeon with a big smile and enthused to perform surgery first thing in the morning!

Jo May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

absolute novice doctor. dont go if you have complex cases

onetimemistake May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hirsch

Irene Ndagire May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hutchinson-Colas

Dawn May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Mahal

Excellent

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Zhang

Dr Mullarkey is a great doctor. She cares so much about her patients. She is very knowledgeable and always answers all my questions. I feel she is taking great care of me and my medical issues. I would highly recommend her!!!

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Mullarkey-Desapio

I love Dr. Catania. I originally went to him for a second opinion and he saved me from having unnecessary. surgery so I have been with him ever since. He always listens and is very easy to talk to about anything. I have been seeing him for close to 20 years and I am very satisfied.

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Catania

Martin Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gutowski

Dr. Song was very knowledgeable and extremely pleasant to talk to. He has a wonderful bedside manner!??

Noreen Jodon Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Song

Location

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset

110 Rehill Ave, Somerville, NJ 08876

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