SUNY Downstate Medical Center

60%

Patients that would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

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

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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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55%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
14% lower than the national average

60%

Would definitely recommend
10% lower than the national average

SUNY Downstate 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%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%68%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%55%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%74%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%43%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%51%66%

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

very friendly and welcoming

Jun 10 2021

Review for Dr. Gopal

Great

Jean D. Jun 04 2021

Review for Dr. Dodaro

My overall experience with Dr. Branovan has been exceptional. Very professional and attentive doctor.

Jun 01 2021

Review for Dr. Branovan

He answers all my questions and is so interesting to listen to.

M. D. May 28 2021

Review for Dr. Dodaro

very helpful and patient; she diagnosed accurately and prescribed the fix for me. She has made a definite change in my quality of life.

May 26 2021

Review for Dr. Mestel

Location

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

450 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203

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