NewYork-Presbyterian/​Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

76%

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


NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital is a medical facility located in Brooklyn, NY. This hospital has been recognized for Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, General 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

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

7 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%77%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%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%46%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%61%66%

NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

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%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

The staff was professional ,took me on time and solved my medical problem .

Jacqueline C. Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Raithatha

Alan T. Jun 19 2021

Review for Dr. Raithatha

John Grewell Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Kazeem

Excellent orthopedic Dr. I would highly recommend. Great staff. Everyone was courteous and efficient. Very clean office and very little wait times.

Maureen Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. O'Connor

I like Dr.Vassallo, how he explained everything with me even though I just met him for the first time.

Charrise W. Jun 18 2021

Review for Dr. Vassallo

Location

NewYork-Presbyterian/Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

506 6th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

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