Saint Peter's University Hospital

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend

8% higher than the national average

Saint Peter's University Hospital is a medical facility located in New Brunswick, NJ. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2023)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2021

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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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78%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

9% higher than the national average

78%

Would definitely recommend

8% higher than the national average

Saint Peter's University 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%80%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%86%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%53%52%

Saint Peter's University Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Gowda and her team have done a wonderful job of taking care of my condition. Her attention to detail and her diligence have contributed to my getting my condition under control. I would recommend her and her team to anyone in need of a first class doctor.

John G. Jonas Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Gowda

Excellent

Alexandra valle Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Sanchez

I had a gall bladder attack and needed to speak to Dr. Geller, my gastroenterologist The previous night was a nightmare. When I called his office at 9am the following morning the secretary was courteous, but informed me Dr. Geller had the day off, but she would leave him a message. Within 90...

George Z Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Geller

Dr shapiro is very caring, sincere and a wonderful podiatrist. Patients are lucky to have him. Highly recommended.

Kevin Rutter Feb 23 2024

Review for Dr. Shapero

I have been a patient of Dr. Lefkowitz for over 5- years, i have found her to be a caring and knowledgeable doctor. In addition, I find the staff to be professional and friendly.

Lois Wilson-Carter Feb 21 2024

Review for Dr. Lefkowitz

Location

Saint Peter's University Hospital

254 Easton Ave, New Brunswick NJ 08901

CallDirections

(732) 745-8600

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Saint Peter's University Hospital located?

Saint Peter's University Hospital is located at 254 Easton Ave, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Saint Peter's University Hospital won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Saint Peter's University Hospital has been awarded with Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, and Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Saint Peter's University Hospital highly rated with patients?

78% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Saint Peter's University Hospital score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Saint Peter's University Hospital?

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How does Saint Peter's University Hospital rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

254 Easton Ave

New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Directions

(732) 745-8600