Hospital For Special Surgery

91%

Patients that would definitely recommend
21% 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™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2017)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

5 ratings were better than expected

5 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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88%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
19% higher than the national average

91%

Would definitely recommend
21% higher than the national average

Hospital For Special Surgery

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%84%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%86%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%68%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%92%84%

Hospital For Special Surgery

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%81%73%

Hospital For Special Surgery

National Average

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%76%66%

Providers

535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
541 E 71st St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
1 Dakota Dr Ste 110 New Hyde Park, NY 11042undefined mi
17660 Union Tpke Ste 190 Fresh Meadows, NY 11366undefined mi
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
300 E 66th St New York, NY 10065undefined mi
2090 7th Ave New York, NY 10027undefined mi
Dr. Sophie Bartsich, MDCosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Sophie Bartsich, MD
107 Northern Blvd Ste 203 Great Neck, NY 11021undefined mi
535 E 70th St Fl 3rd New York, NY 10021undefined mi
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
Dr. Johnathan Bernard, MDOrthopedic Surgery
Dr. Johnathan Bernard, MD
19455 Deerfield Ave Ste 312 Lansdowne, VA 20176undefined mi
12360 83rd Ave Apt 2W Kew Gardens, NY 11415undefined mi
133 E 58th St Ste 301 New York, NY 10022undefined mi
Dr. Richard Bockman, MDEndocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
Dr. Richard Bockman, MD
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
333 Earle Ovington Blvd Uniondale, NY 11553undefined mi
Dr. Eric Bogner, MDDiagnostic Radiology
Dr. Eric Bogner, MD
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
Dr. Barry Brause, MDInfectious Disease Medicine
Dr. Barry Brause, MD
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
1775 Ballard Rd Park Ridge, IL 60068undefined mi
30 E 40th St Rm 100 New York, NY 10016undefined mi
Dr. Trang Bui, MDInternal Medicine
Dr. Trang Bui, MD
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
535 E 70th St New York, NY 10021undefined mi
60 Fenwood Rd Boston, MA 02115undefined mi
523 E 72nd St New York, NY 10021undefined mi

Location

Hospital For Special Surgery

535 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021