Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

62%

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


Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center is a medical facility located in West Islip, NY. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

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

5 ratings were worse than expected

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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63%

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

62%

Would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

Good Samaritan Hospital 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%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%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%45%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%44%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Passarelli is very professional and I trust his knowledge of the eyes. My family and I have been patients of SightMD for over two decades.

Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Passarelli

Amy Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

John Y Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mermelstein

My experience of Dr. Yousefzadeh has been excellent. Very helpful recommending improved care etc. highly recommended.

Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Yousefzadeh

It’s always a pleasure to see Dr Mancuso. I’ve been a patient for over 5 years. He’s an excellent doctor and a fantastic surgeon. I’ve come a long way over the years with the continued care he has provided. I know I’m in good hands.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Mancuso

Paul Barra Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pallotta

Aliy Bey Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Churgin

Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bergson

Linda Harloff Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Litman

Dr la mendola , is a excellent caring surgeon. Staff is excellent and caring. Dr la mendola save my husbands life, he had aortic valve replacement. I would recommend him to everyone!!!!

Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. la Mendola

Dr Dic has been my primary doctor for at least 30 years. When you make an appointment with him it has always been on the time you requested. I have never had to wait in his office more than ten minutes. His bedside manner is great and he is very good in keeping me alive.

Jim Quirk Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Dic

He's what every doctor should be very kind explains everything to you knows all the latest treatments goes on the phone when you need him

Julia DeAngelo Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Dascalu

Carol Gillespie Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Reich

There is nobody better. I have been treated by him for 20 years and I am still very alive and kicking. He is easy to talk to and answers all questions.

Michael A. Buscemi Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sokol

Great Doctor. The kind of Doctor that everyone wishes they had.

Heidi Furco Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Goldman

Best obgyn. Always explains everything so well and did my surgery and i got pregnant right away

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Livoti

Always genuine and compassionate. Amazing doctor and staff

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Livoti

Dr. Sheridan was patient with me. She answered all my questions and I didn’t feel rushed while speaking with her.

Samantha K Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Sheridan-Kelchner

I’m love the result with each passing day.

Jennifer D. -. M. Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Rhee

Joseph Slater Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Polofsky

Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Faaiza Z. Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Messineo

Kate Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Klein

Pauline Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Galler

Lauren R. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. O'Donnell

Naomi J. Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Polofsky

N. Carlo Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Garely

I went to him a few times this past year. He was professional, educational and informative. He discussed various options with me. Good bed side manner. Office was kept clean. Just the wait time was way too long.

Anjali Papaiacovou Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Nattis

Front desk was very professional and showed they care about the patients.

Doug Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Mancuso

Dr. Garely gave me the best solution for my prolapsed uterus and bladder. Dr. Garely took the time to answer my questions, reassure me and give me confidence that the procedure would work.

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Garely

Steve Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Polofsky

RoseAnn Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Nakhjavan

Dr. Polofsky is caring, smart, down to earth and an excellent diagnostician. He sincerely cares about me as a patient. I would recommend him unconditionally to anyone.

Rachel Slater Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Polofsky

Dr. Ruotolo and her staff is the best I thank them myself for teaching me how to feed a child, if you had questions they answered it. If you had concerns about your child they answered the questions. I’m so thankful for Dr. Ruotolo and her staff

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ruotolo

Been with Dr Guida for over 20 years! One of the best, and kindest Dr’s Your family could have.

Cheri S Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Guida

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Great staff very caring and polite. Dr Wong is a fantastic ophthalmologist. He really knows what he’s doing. Does great work

Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Wong

Very caring and great listener. Takes her time to listen to your concerns and address them. She doesnt rush you out the door and genuinely listens

Sher Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. O'Sullivan

Nicole W. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Natalie S Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. George

Went to Dr. Schumer for prostate exam & biopsy. Dr. Schumer explained the procedure and put my mind at ease. Procedure was painless thanks to Dr. Schumer’s professionalism & expertise.i highly recommend him. Lindenhurst, NY

Brad Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Schumer

Very good bedside manner and treatment plan! Walked out feeling great on my feet.......

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Peters

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Ruotolo

A++++

Anonymous Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Gallagher

Dr. Jared Hertz is very knowledgeable and attentive. He truly wants the best for his patients and for them to feel healthy and 100%.

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hertz

great experience. Dr Bergson spent a great deal of time explaining my condition, the procedure to correct and post surgical expectations. The procedure and outcomes were terrific. Would highly recommend!

Glen Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bergson

Dr. Schwartz is wonderful. This office has a peaceful feeling as soon as you walk in the door. Sarah always puts me at ease..thrilled to be her patient.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Schwartz

I have had a great experience with Dr. Halall and Gina (PA). They take the time to understand your conditions and they definitely know their stuff. Also, short wait time, reachable telephone line, very attentive and competent office staff.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Hallal

Laura Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Wolf

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

She is a wonderful knowledgeable caring doctor.

Dawn Lombardo Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Mohidin

Doctor is great. PAs are great too. Very easy to get an appointment even the same day if I'm sick. Staff is super sweet. I highly recommend them. A plus, 5 star review from this patient.

Kristin D Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nakhjavan

Joni Calichio Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Sharma

I've always found Dr. Joseph to be caring, concerned and knowledgeable. He has always demonstrated a high degree of concern for me. I would recommend family members to him.

Scott Bugenis Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Dr. Mullins has operated on me twice and, both times, I couldn't have possibly been happier with his work. He is caring, attentive, and thorough. My recovery was smooth and follow up appointments went well. To anyone needing back surgery I highly recommend Dr. Mullins.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Mullins

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Dr. Joseph saved my life. I wouldn't be here if not for him. All the Doctors are exceptional. I wouldn't go anywhere else.

N.Phlhower Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Dr. Landon removed a few pre-cancerous skin spots. I have no scars and you wouldn't even know they were removed. He is so friendly and I felt so comfortable coming to see him. I recommend him to everyone I know. He is the best!!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Landon

Everyone is friendly and professional every time I go. Dr. Joseph is thorough and a pleasant doctor that takes the time to answer your questions.

Maria Cavarretta Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

I have extreme confidence in Dr Nattis & his staff They are all so professional & Dr Nattis is very thorough with his exam

M Iuliano Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Nattis

Danielle C Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Nattis

he was so nice. he's informative and cares about his patients. he has a great office too! hockey fan lol

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Levchuck

A wonderful intelligent caring doctor. He has taken amazing care of both of my parents with professionalism and empathy.

Chris Baker Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Caselnova

I was treated for chronic knee pain. Dr. Owens extracted fluid and gave me a cortisone shot which helped alot but explained it's just temporary. He explained my options and will follow up with his recommendations. I feel confident in his care.

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Owens

Sam Husney Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Fuentes-Felix

The office is a pleasure to work with never have a problem with all helpful and the car Dr is very nice to me i been going to the Dr San Roman for a longtime

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. san Roman

Charlene Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Disanti

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Dr. Zito is accepting new Patients and he Makes House Calls, just call and leave a message, and he will get back to you.

Dr. Richard Zito M.D. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Zito

I’ve been going to dr Zielinski for 7 years he’s terrific. Always makes time for me if I don’t feel well and always takes time with yearly checkups

Pat Seyda Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Zielinski

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Highly recommend! Dr. Garcia is very thorough and never rushes through a visit. He is also very considerate, compassionate and will always listen carefully to how you’re feeling/progressing.

Jen Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Garcia

Dr. Gallagher and her team were amazing from the moment i walked in to the minute i left. she made sure my pain level was always at a 1 and kept checking on me during my liposuction

Anonymous A. Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Gallagher

Dr. Gallagher took the time to listen and did a great job with my surgery. I love my results.

Anonymous Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Gallagher

In and out in 45 minutes very thorough.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Caselnova

Dr. Masciello is amazing, personable, thorough, current and the staff seems to think highly of him too. He also took care of my brother when he lived in the area and provided excellent care.

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Masciello

Sonia Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Ruotolo

He is the best

Sherry Morganelli Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Two women at the reception-terribly bad at their job, the line to the doctor for two- three hours, such an embarrassment, that they do apoitment for everyone at the same time,the doctor is very slow and rude,unpolite .It is unrealistic to wait from him to answer my questions.

Jill Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. David

Fast and they listened and gave me directions. I got better.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

I think Dr. Corry is terrific - very personable and knowledgeable. I couldn't be happier and would refer anyone to her. The above reviews could not be more incorrect in their comments. Brightwaters, NY June 18, 2020

John Halleron Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Corry

Lauren Léger Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Cipolla

Great staff, Dr. Ruotolo is excellent.

Astghik Khojoyan Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ruotolo

It was difficult to get someone on the phone to make an appointment. Took 2 days of calling. No one in the office was familiar with the patient portal, I still do not have access to it. No one could explain how to get on.

Robert McManus Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Nattis

Excellent he was the only one able to diagnose my problem & helped me recover well

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hito

Dr Pena & the whole staff were excellent. Dr Pena was very patient from beginning to end. Answered all of my my million questions. I highly recommend RMA especially Dr Pena.

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Pena

Malak Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Wolf

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Gekle

Gina B Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Tangsuan

He's absolutely fantastic. From start to finish I could tell Dr. Mullins cared about my issue and was determined to fix it. My surgery was well executed and the recovery went smoothly. I feel great! Highly recommend.

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Mullins

After running the gamut with many afib "specialists" - Mt. Sinai in Manhattan, etc- I was so lucky to meet Dr. Webber. All the positive things said by the others here are just simply true. Thanks Dr. Webber, still beating regular after more than a year.

john porter Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Weber

Great never had any problems

E.S Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Vitagliano

I like him he was the Dr to help push for my hips to be replaced its a shame I can't find him now

Sheri L Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bollhofer

Location

Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center

1000 Montauk Hwy, West Islip, NY 11795

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