Saint Mary's General Hospital

58%

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

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in prostate removal surgery and transurethral resection of the prostate

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

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

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low

2 ratings were better than expected

9 ratings were as expected

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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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58%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
11% lower than the national average

58%

Would definitely recommend
12% lower than the national average

Saint Mary's General Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%51%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%80%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

Saint Mary's General Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%54%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Dr. James Abraham, MD

Critical Care Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. James Abraham, MD

Dr. Varkey Abraham, MB

General Surgery

Dr. Varkey Abraham, MB

Dr. Bdair Abulaimoun, MD

Neonatal Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Bdair Abulaimoun, MD

Dr. Nael Abutabikh, MD

Internal Medicine

16 Ratings
Dr. Nael Abutabikh, MD

Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Hematology & Oncology

9 Ratings
Dr. Richards Afonja, MD

Dr. Anil Agarwal, MD

Gastroenterology

11 Ratings
Dr. Anil Agarwal, MD

Dr. Shahrokh Ahkami, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

11 Ratings
Dr. Shahrokh Ahkami, MD

Dr. Ambreen Ahsan, MD

Pediatrics

4 Ratings
Dr. Ambreen Ahsan, MD

Dr. Arnold Alday, MD

Internal Medicine

15 Ratings
Dr. Arnold Alday, MD

Dr. Nicholas Alexander, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

19 Ratings
Dr. Nicholas Alexander, MD

Dr. Raul Almanzar, MD

Pediatrics

9 Ratings
Dr. Raul Almanzar, MD

Dr. Raya Alnuaimi, DO

Obstetrics & Gynecology

14 Ratings
Dr. Raya Alnuaimi, DO

Dr. Rachid Assina, MD

Neurosurgery

40 Ratings
Dr. Rachid Assina, MD

Dr. Sameer Azhak, MD

Cardiology

10 Ratings
Dr. Sameer Azhak, MD

Dr. Eyad Baghal, MB CHB

Gastroenterology

7 Ratings
Dr. Eyad Baghal, MB CHB

Dr. Mirza Baig, MD

Internal Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Mirza Baig, MD

Dr. Nazifa Banu, MD

Nephrology

1 Ratings
Dr. Nazifa Banu, MD

Dr. Joseph Baratta, MD

General Surgery

38 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Baratta, MD

Dr. Howard Baum, MD

Gastroenterology

26 Ratings
Dr. Howard Baum, MD

Dr. Simon Becker, DPM

Podiatry

82 Ratings
Dr. Simon Becker, DPM

Dr. Morris Bellifemine, MD

Pulmonary Disease

12 Ratings
Dr. Morris Bellifemine, MD

Dr. Peter Benincasa, MD

Allergy & Immunology

18 Ratings
Dr. Peter Benincasa, MD

Dr. Howard Benn, MD

Hematology

12 Ratings
Dr. Howard Benn, MD

Dr. Payam Benson, MD

Nephrology

2 Ratings
Dr. Payam Benson, MD

Dr. Michael Binder, MD

Pain Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Michael Binder, MD

Dr. Renato Blanco, MD

Critical Care Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Renato Blanco, MD

Dr. Stephan Borbely, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

2 Ratings
Dr. Stephan Borbely, DPM

Dr. Andrew Boxer, MD

Gastroenterology

20 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Boxer, MD

Dr. Marvin Boyd, MD

Nephrology

Dr. Marvin Boyd, MD

Dr. Joseph Boylan, DPM

Podiatry

7 Ratings
Dr. Joseph Boylan, DPM

Dr. Robert Briganti Jr, DPM

Podiatry

4 Ratings
Dr. Robert Briganti Jr, DPM

Dr. Elliot Brown, MD

Cardiology

19 Ratings
Dr. Elliot Brown, MD

Dr. Michael Buckley, MD

Colorectal Surgery

5 Ratings
Dr. Michael Buckley, MD

Dr. Ronny Chadi, MD

Cardiology

Dr. Ronny Chadi, MD

Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

217 Ratings
Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

Dr. Ghassan Chehade, MD

Cardiology

10 Ratings
Dr. Ghassan Chehade, MD

Dr. Channing Chin, MD

Bariatric Surgery

26 Ratings
Dr. Channing Chin, MD

Dr. Michael Choi, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Michael Choi, MD

Dr. David Chu, MD

Ophthalmology

10 Ratings
Dr. David Chu, MD

Dr. Jennifer Chwalek, MD

Dermatology

16 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer Chwalek, MD

Dr. Raymond Cianni, OD

Optometry

8 Ratings
Dr. Raymond Cianni, OD

Dr. George Ciechanowski, MD

Critical Care Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. George Ciechanowski, MD

Dr. Daniel Conroy Jr, MD

Cardiology

15 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Conroy Jr, MD

Dr. John Cubero, MD

Cardiology

6 Ratings
Dr. John Cubero, MD

Dr. Angel De La Cruz, MD

Internal Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Angel De La Cruz, MD

Dr. Flavia De La Cruz, MD

Internal Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Flavia De La Cruz, MD

Dr. David DeBell, MD

Internal Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. David DeBell, MD

Dr. Frank DeGiacomo, MD

Cardiology

8 Ratings
Dr. Frank DeGiacomo, MD

Dr. Paul Demuro Jr, DO

Geriatric Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Paul Demuro Jr, DO

Dr. Viren Desai, MD

Pulmonary Disease

11 Ratings
Dr. Viren Desai, MD

Dr. Orfelina Diaz, DPM

Podiatry

Dr. Orfelina Diaz, DPM

Dr. Alphonsus Doerr Jr, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. Alphonsus Doerr Jr, MD

Dr. Demetrios Econopouly, DPM

Podiatric Surgery

12 Ratings
Dr. Demetrios Econopouly, DPM

Dr. Michael Edwards, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Michael Edwards, MD

Dr. Vincent Eletto, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Vincent Eletto, MD

Dr. Walid Elkhalili, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Walid Elkhalili, MD

Paola Escobar, CNM

Midwifery

26 Ratings
Paola Escobar, CNM

Dr. Vincent Fietti Jr, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Vincent Fietti Jr, MD

Dr. Diana Finkel, DO

Infectious Disease Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Diana Finkel, DO

Adria Fishkin, NP

Nursing (Nurse Practitioner)

20 Ratings
Adria Fishkin, NP

Dr. William Focazio, MD

Gastroenterology

12 Ratings
Dr. William Focazio, MD

Dr. Lee Frost, DDS

Dentistry

20 Ratings
Dr. Lee Frost, DDS

Dr. Hisham Gadalla, MD

Pediatrics

15 Ratings
Dr. Hisham Gadalla, MD

Dr. Salvatore Gagliano, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

22 Ratings
Dr. Salvatore Gagliano, MD

Dr. Louisa Gaiter Johnson, OD

Optometry

1 Ratings
Dr. Louisa Gaiter Johnson, OD

Dr. Robert Gajdos, MD

Internal Medicine

17 Ratings
Dr. Robert Gajdos, MD

Dr. Vincent Gallo, MD

Interventional Radiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Vincent Gallo, MD

Dr. Andrew Garber, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

4 Ratings
Dr. Andrew Garber, MD

Dr. Sekuleo Gathers, MD

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Sekuleo Gathers, MD

Dr. John Gillick, MD

Neurosurgery

Dr. John Gillick, MD

Austin Giltus, LCSW

Psychotherapy

3 Ratings
Austin Giltus, LCSW

Dr. Frank Gingerelli, MD

Radiology

Dr. Frank Gingerelli, MD

Dr. Jonathan Gold, MD

Dermatology

46 Ratings
Dr. Jonathan Gold, MD

Dr. Marc Goldberg, MD

Rheumatology

9 Ratings
Dr. Marc Goldberg, MD

Dr. Steven Goldsmith, MD

Cardiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Steven Goldsmith, MD

Dr. Glenn Gorab, DMD

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

35 Ratings
Dr. Glenn Gorab, DMD

Dr. Neil Goyal, MD

Cardiology

11 Ratings
Dr. Neil Goyal, MD

Dr. David Graber, MD

Geriatric Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. David Graber, MD

Dr. Donald Green, MD

Ophthalmology

Dr. Donald Green, MD

Dr. Steven Gronowitz, MD

Gastroenterology

25 Ratings
Dr. Steven Gronowitz, MD

Dr. Ajay Gupta, MD

Cardiology

11 Ratings
Dr. Ajay Gupta, MD

Dr. Bhavna Gupta, MD

Hematology & Oncology

5 Ratings
Dr. Bhavna Gupta, MD

Dr. Vipan Gupta, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Vipan Gupta, MD

Dr. Jerry Guzik, DO

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Jerry Guzik, DO

Dr. Michael Habib, MD

Cardiology

8 Ratings
Dr. Michael Habib, MD

Dr. Charles Haddad, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

69 Ratings
Dr. Charles Haddad, MD

Dr. Bassam Hajjar, MD

Gastroenterology

5 Ratings
Dr. Bassam Hajjar, MD

Dr. Gammal Hassanien, DO

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Gammal Hassanien, DO

Dr. Kevin Healey, DPM

Podiatry

2 Ratings
Dr. Kevin Healey, DPM

Dr. Kevin Herman, MD

Vascular & Interventional Radiology

7 Ratings
Dr. Kevin Herman, MD

Dr. Robert Hole III, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

10 Ratings
Dr. Robert Hole III, MD

Dr. Zaheer Husain, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Zaheer Husain, MD

Dr. Piotr Huskowski, MD

Gastroenterology

9 Ratings
Dr. Piotr Huskowski, MD

Dr. Jose Ibarbia, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

10 Ratings
Dr. Jose Ibarbia, MD

Dr. Jennifer Igbokwe, MD

Family Medicine

12 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer Igbokwe, MD

Dr. Ifeoma Iwelumo, MD

Pediatrics

40 Ratings
Dr. Ifeoma Iwelumo, MD

Provider Reviews

Dr. Chine is extremely knowledgeable, down to earth, and helps with every part of the journey!!!

Sep 10 2019

Review for Dr. Channing Chin, MD

Dr. Zaleska was extremely patient and diligent. She knew exactly what to ask and perform, and you can tell that her experience and hard work has paid off. I felt very comfortable and that I was in the best hands possible. Thank you very much, Dr. Zaleska!

Sep 09 2019

Review for Dr. Violetta Zaleska, MD

Dr Aziz is a great person and my surgery went well .Whole staff are very helpful

in Clifton , NJ - Sep 07 2019

Review for Dr. Aziz Merchant, MD

Excellent doctor! Super intelligent and very professional. Truly cares about his patients and is always available to answer any questions. Highly recommend!

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Channing Chin, MD

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Channing Chin, MD

I so want to warn everyone but I know better than to keep my fingers talking. Everyone has their day, hopefully you will have yours.

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Salvatore Gagliano, MD

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Ahmed Mekkawy, MD

I've been going to Dr. Zurada for 7 years now and she is amazing. She answers all of your questions and is personable. She is definitely great for acne treatment. My sister and my mom go to her too, and they love her as well.

Sep 06 2019

Review for Dr. Joanna Zurada, MD

Sep 05 2019

Review for Dr. Ishak Soliman, MD

Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Ratnam Jain, MD

I am very grateful to Dr. Li and her staff for the excellent care they provide. They are attentive, courteous, and prompt in following up with my questions. She spends quality time with me and addresses my questions and concern. I highly recommend her as a urologist.

Aug 31 2019

Review for Dr. Sharon Li, MD

The best of the best. Meticulous, kind and gentle. Put all my fears to rest. I healed great and had no pain after. The office is very clean, staff is very nice. Highly recommend Dr. Scoggins.

Aug 31 2019

Review for Dr. Lindsay Scoggins, DMD

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Atul Prakash, MD

Dr Megariotis is the only surgeon you should ever trust or allow to perform surgery on. Compassonate, friendly, courteous and very knowledgeable. All of his staff are as well. The front desk and appointments staff are all great as well.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Evangelos Megariotis, MD

Dr. Megariotis was absolutely amazing and did a great job with my surgery! Very respectful and explained everything perfectly.

Aug 29 2019

Review for Dr. Evangelos Megariotis, MD

Aug 26 2019

Review for Dr. Faraj Touchan, MD

Dr, lashin and his staff are excellent , they are so kind and thorough with my dad every time he is there, he takes his time with his patients and treats them as if they were his family. Dr lashin has saved my dads life and we are forever grateful

in Clifton, NJ - Aug 22 2019

Review for Dr. Waleed Lashin, MD

, - Aug 20 2019

Review for Dr. Parthiv Raval, MD

Aug 08 2019

Review for Dr. Vinay Shah, MD

I highly recommend Dr. Li. She is kind, caring, and knowledgeable. I’m a long-time patient and every encounter with her has been positive. I’m so glad I found her!

Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Sharon Li, MD

Dr. Llacuna took the time to explain the benefits and side effects of the medication he prescribed for my hypertension.

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Florencio Llacuna Jr, MD

Doctor Li is a wonderful doctor and lady. She did not make me feel uncomfortable and prescribed the right medication for my problem and now I feel 100% better

Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Sharon Li, MD

Dr Sharon Li is my urologist . she is very thorough and pleasant . She takes the time to listen and give advice . appointments run on schedule. She is quick to address any problem and quickly calls back . I feel privileged to be her patient .

Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Sharon Li, 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

Dr. Rotoli is very professional and caring. He is a doctor that LISTENS to his patients and provides the best medical care, advice and treatment!

Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Domenico Rotoli, DO

Dr. Li saved my wife's life. Dr. Li found Pat's kidney cancer in time and now, she's cancer-free and she also operated successfully on my urethra and gave me a doable treatment plan. I'm grateful to Dr. Li for life.

Jul 11 2019

Review for Dr. Sharon Li, MD

Jul 11 2019

Review for Dr. Merwin Richard, MD

Jul 10 2019

Review for Dr. Sharon Li, MD

I waited over 1 1/2 and never saw the doctor. The administrative staff is horrible! I would NOT recommend this place unless you want to sit all day and wait to be seen.

Jul 10 2019

Review for Dr. Neil Sinha, MD

Best overall experience- professional, knowledgeable, caring. The best surgeon ever

NJ - Jun 24 2019

Review for Dr. Channing Chin, MD

Dr. Lashin is a wonderful professional who really cares. He is genuine, sincere and thorough. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a general physician.

Jun 20 2019

Review for Dr. Waleed Lashin, MD

Bayonne, NJ - Jun 19 2019

Review for Dr. Byong Park, MD

in Clifton, NJ - Jun 18 2019

Review for Dr. Ricardo Rey, MD

Very nice doctor knows how to tend people I like how he treats me

in Passaic , NJ - Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

Dr Ciani and his staff are wonderful! I go with all 4 of my children to have an exam and we are in and out within an hour. Couldn't ask for anything better. He is very thorough and pleasant to deal with. His office staff, Dawn always help me with any issues that come up.

in Ewing, NJ - Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Raymond Cianni, OD

Just a wonderful gynecologist and the best surgeon

in NY - Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

Yes excellent doctor good surgeon will recommend to all my family and friend thanks Dr. Assina

in Hillside, NJ - Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Rachid Assina, MD

Dr. Singh saved my wife's life. He was at the hospital 14 straight days directing her care. She is alive today because of Dr. Singh.

in Clifton, NJ - Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Sarva D Singh, MD

Muy buen doctor atendió a mi esposo en una sirujia muy complicada Gracias a él y mi Dios ella se está recuperando muy bien Y a mi nena que nació muy sana Gracias doctor Chavez cacho Jose

Jun 10 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

in Passaic - Jun 10 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

great work in infertility. Always straigth foward and honest , but still positive. No words can make justice to explain what he did to help us to have our baby

in Passaic - Jun 05 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

Eventhough he is very busy ;Dr Chavez treats his patients like family

in NY - Jun 04 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

Without exaggeration is one of the best obstetricians and gynecologists in the world  

in Cairo - Jun 02 2019

Review for Dr. Jose Chavez-Cacho, MD

in NJ - Jun 02 2019

Review for Dr. Waleed Lashin, MD

in Lyndhurst, NJ - May 31 2019

Review for Dr. Atul Prakash, MD

May 31 2019

Review for Dr. John Smith, DO

he is very professional and listens. i believe he is one of the best when it comes to your heart. not only that he listens to my concerns and gives great advise thank you

May 30 2019

Review for Dr. Roger Steinfeld, MD

Terrible customer service Try to make appointment the last 2 days and possible No good

May 30 2019

Review for Dr. Nicholas Alexander, MD

Dr. Steinfeld is very competent and detail-oriented; although possibly not as communicative as might be desirable from a patient's viewpoint. Don't hesitate to ask questions and you will get answers that are very valuable regarding your health.

May 25 2019

Review for Dr. Roger Steinfeld, MD

May 24 2019

Review for Dr. Marc Goldberg, MD

Location

Saint Mary's General Hospital

350 Boulevard, Passaic, NJ 07055