Stony Brook University Hospital

69%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% lower 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

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

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

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

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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

69%

Would definitely recommend
1% 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%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

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%85%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%61%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%41%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Thank you so much Dr. Siegel. The procedure went quickly and without complications. Doctor and his staff are very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. Clean equipped office. I definetely recommend Dr. Siegel!!!!!!

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

He has been treating me for many years and I find him a wonderful person and trustworthy.

Constance Currie Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Buscaglia

Awesome!!!

Cecily Minott Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Froum

Compassionate, thorough and takes time to answer questions and concerns

Roberta Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nicastri

Staff was courteous and kind. Dr. was on time, no long wait. Dr. listened to my issues and concerns and came up with game plan to find if there are any problems.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

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

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Huston

I am very pleased to have found Dr. Ozbek. This doctor takes her time to explain conditions, medications, and possible side effects with concern and eye contact. She does not rush through the appointment and has a contagious smile and a sense of calm. Excellent doctor!

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Bag Ozbek

Dr. Ozbek is very knowledgable, and caring. She calls me right away when I leave a message to the secretaries. I trust her so much.

Jenn Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Bag Ozbek

Dr. Germano is extremely dedicated to all of his patients. He takes the time to know you and your whole health history. He is down to earth. I am still under his care and I highly recommend him.

Thomas J. Reilly Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Germano

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ippolito

The office staff and nursing staff were excellent at the Medford location. Dr. Patel is outstanding; professional, yet personable. Top notch care!!!

Deborah Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Dr Lubarsky and his staff were excellent. Dr Lubarsky provided thorough examination and suggestions for future. I was very pleased with the service and will definitely recommend Dr. Lubarsky as an excellent cardiologist.

Jadranka Skorin-Kapov Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Lubarsky

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

Spiro Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lubarsky

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

Dr Scott Froum is the best periodontist period. Heart of gold and they’re none like him

Jimmy P Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Froum

Doctor was patient, took time to explain and listen. Wait time was a little longer than normal for the office, but was still very reasonable.

Susan Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Dr. Germano saved my life literally! Forever greatful ?? An amazing surgeon and Wonderful staff !

Adrienne Castellano Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Germano

I would certainly recommend Dr. Slutsky. Everything went very well. His medical expertise is first rate and he has an ability to put the patient at ease. Dr. Slutsky works with residents, both of whom were also professional and friendly, as was the staff. Kudos to the nurse.

Patriciaa Maguire Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

he is always there when we need him and is professional. would recommend him . Commack 6/28/2020

Jun 30 2020

Review for Eric Spronz

Andrea Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Proothi

I Love Dr Miller!! He is one doctor that everyone wishes for. Great listener. Remembers your issues. Cares for you and your family. He is on top of his game. He is truly a good compassionate man. Cathy

Cathy young Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Miller

Excellent doctor. Insightful, understanding and very knowledgeable.

MaryAnn Spence Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wightman

sipporah tracer Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

Chelsi Jun 27 2020

Review for Eric Spronz

Rob M Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Treidler

Everything went well, no problems.

Myron Rubin Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Dawn Englert Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Dr Slutsky and his staff were all wonderful! They Explained everything thoroughly and made it as pleasant of an experience as it could have been. I would highly recommend Dr. Slutsky!

Julie Gaynes Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

anthony peluso Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Umar

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Great MD. Truly helped my husband's severe neck pain without surgery.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Chesler

Awesome caring staff Great Doctor thanks guys

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Doctor Cervone exceeded any expectations I had. He took the time to explain the procedure and answer any questions I had. Even in the hospital he had great bed side manors and made me as comfortable as possible. I would highly recommend Doctor Cervone to anyone in need!

Joanna B Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Cervone

Dr. Hensley was wonderful with my Mother. She was patient, spoke directly to her and helped my mother with her medications and all other concerns

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Hensley

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Adler

I was going to say everything that above reviewers said. Great!

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Dr.Weissbart did surgery on my bladder he was a kind, very informative and wonderful doctor I would definitely recommend him to all my family and friends. Kristen his nurse was also very sweet and friendly.

Eileen Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Weissbart

Peter Pilchman Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Froum

He is very thorough and shows concern for patients. He is very patient when you ask him questions and always lets me know his opinion.

NV2NY Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Nawaz

Dr Nasir is very kind, caring and Knowledgeable. Staff is very helpful.

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nasir

Avi Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Sussman

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Maltese

I have TMJ and had to have difficult surgery on a back tooth. Dr. Froum did it quickly and effectively

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Froum

Both of my sons had their tongue ties treated by Dr. Siegel. Both had latch issues while breasts feeding before the procedure. We couldn’t have been happier with the results. Great staff also helped expedite the process so there was no wait time when we arrived.

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

Jen Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

Great doctor! Excellent and efficient staff.

Mae Hultin Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Tiffany S. Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

Dr. Slutsky and his staff are so down to earth! All involved, made me feel like we have been friends for years.

Laura Landicina Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Very professional in conducting all necessary procedures.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Froum

Dr slutsky was outstanding as was his staff, Morgan and my nurse Kim ,made this experience smooth and easy I highly recommend

Bob Connor Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Sweet

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Sarwar

Pre-op appointment for D&C. Dr. Blaber was wonderful and put me at ease. Took the time to explain everything and even helped me with a question for a friend who is having terrible hot flashes. Like talking to a friend not a doctor. I liked that.

Fran Sinobio Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Blaber

Very well planned treatment.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Froum

Have been treated by Dr. Yen since 1993 and could not even begin to praise his professionalism, concern, knowledge and exemplary treatment of his patients. Always takes the extra time to answer any and all questions and is truly engaged in the welfare of his patients.

Patricia Roberts Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yen

She is an exceptional-surgeon who operated on me last year for colon cancer. Because of her skills I had almost no pain and I have recovered fully without any side effects. She truly saved my life.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Genua

Dr. Desai listens to your concerns, answers questions in a way I can understand, is concerned, easy to talk to and never makes me feel rushed.

Khaled Jarrar Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Desai

Great doctor, he takes the time to address your concerns and questions and really cares about helping his patients and alleviating their pain. He has a great PA, too!

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Rana

I highly recommend Dr. Rana. After a horrible car accident with multiple injuries Dr. Rana took the time to answer any questions I had and had me back to my normal lifestyle ASAP.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Rana

Very informative and detailed. Amazing staff all around . Would recommend to anyone !

Rachel Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Rana

Terrible.

Rasheeda Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Palaganas

Dr. Alexander is very professional and attentive to his patients needs. He explains any tests or procedures needed so that you understand why they are needed.

Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Very arrogant. Does not explain treatment well and fees were much higher than other orthodontists in the area. I will be going to someone else!

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Palaganas

Unprofessional doctor, talks negatively about fellow dental professionals on public forums.

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Palaganas

As always there was not much waiting in the office, either the waiting room and the examination room. Tech was friendly and nice as was Dr. Joseph. He discussed the information, scheduled test and asked if I ad concerns. A good experience.

John W. Ashline Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

Very organized, caring, and helpful

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander

Six month checkup to see if blood pressure is maintaining at a proper level. Dr. Kruger was satisfied that everything is good and recommended a follow up in one year.

Mark J Dillon Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kruger

Dr Nasir is caring and compassionate, staff is very helpful.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Nasir

He delivered our son 13 yrs ago Wonderful experience! Went very smoothly, I still talk about how beautiful it was birthing our son

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Chris Barnett May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Durkin

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Alpern

D.Fraser May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

Robert Ponzi May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Raanan

Dr DePietro is an excellent, knowledgeable and compassionate doctor. He has helped me with my voice issue. I am so grateful. Friendly staff and physicians, caring attitude, satisfied with overall care. They even let me wait in my car for social distancing purposes.

Lenny May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Depietro

Dr. Caldwell has been my Pain Management guy! Great Doctor, personable and very professional! I would highly recommend him to everyone for Pain Management.

Steve Tuohey May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Caldwell

Dr Anthony Corcoran:Professional,Attentive,Experienced,Compasionet.

Lourdes phillips May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Corcoran

Lois May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Compassionate. Listens to his patients. Great staff!

Deborah May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rana

Dr. Slutsky and his staff are friendly and professional. They make me feel well cared for and I would recommend this dermatology office to anyone. Dr. Slutsky is the best!

Wiiliam Ferguson May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

office staff is incompetent and lazy. In all my 60 years they are the worst!

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Cesa

Dr Joseph is the one and only for me! Thank you Dr. Joseph /LE

Louise A. Ebert May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Joseph

I had a very good experience with Dr.Ribaudo and his staff. They were very professional and thorough. Everyone was pleasant from start to finish. They were very comforting and understanding with my anxiety about the pet scan machine. I got my results very fast and would recommend him.

AnnMarie May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Ribaudo

Jim Kearns May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Entire staff was extremely pleasant and very accommodating.

Kent Fuhrmann May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pilip

Not sure where these other reviews are coming from because I have had such a great experience with Dr. Curro. Her staff is also very helpful and informative. She spends more time with me then any other doctor and makes sure to thoroughly explain everything to me. Shes the best!

May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Curro

Dr. Jones is thorough, responsive and is diligent about following up with patients. I would recommend her to friends & family.

sherri feder May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Jones

I went for a prostate biopsy shortly after hospitals reopened for elective surgeries. I was hesitant for a number of reasons. The nurses at Stony Brook were wonderful and Dr Spaliviero made the procedure as comfortable as possible. I would certainly recommend Dr Spaliviero.

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Spaliviero

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Gor

Lindsay May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

My husband had Moh's surgery and it was during the Covid 19 shelter in place. The office staff and the doctor were excellent! They wore protection and took every precaution. The surgery was fully explained and Dr. Slutsky did an excellent job.

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Brianna May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Siegel

Does anyone have contact information? May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Curro

Joe S. May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Slutsky

Location

Stony Brook University Hospital

101 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY 11794