Stony Brook University Hospital

68%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average


Stony Brook University Hospital is a medical facility located in Stony Brook, NY. This hospital has been recognized for America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™, America's 250 Best Hospitals 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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

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

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • 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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% lower than the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Stony Brook 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%76%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%57%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%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Stony Brook University Hospital

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%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I was a last minute patient as Laura Mullen gave birth.

Chuck Mitchell Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Vorys

He was awesome. He made me feel comfortable. And Explained everything in terms which I could understand.

Awesome Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Korzenko

Janice Florio R.N. (Retired) Jun 14 2021

Review for Dr. Khan

Dr. Joseph is so Professional, caring and Knowledgeable. His office staff made me feel at home.

Jun 13 2021

Review for Dr. Joseph

Jun 12 2021

Review for Dr. Boyle

Location

Stony Brook University Hospital

101 NICOLLS ROAD, Stony Brook, NY 11794

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