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Westchester Medical Center

Westchester Medical Center is a medical facility located in Valhalla, NY. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ and Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™.

52%

Patient Experience Rating

12% 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

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

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

1 rating was better than expected

7 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

2024, 2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

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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50%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

15% lower than the national average

52%

Would definitely recommend

12% lower than the national average

Westchester 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%69%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%66%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%41%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%48%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%80%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%39%47%

Westchester Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%38%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%58%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Morr diagnosed my spine issue and performed a 3-level ACDF surgery. He was always available to answer all of my questions before and after the surgery. He took his time and I never felt rushed. The surgery was successful and I am now pain free and back to my daily activities and at the gym and...

Jim Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Morr

From the first time I meant Dr. Wainwtight and through to the last visit he made me and my family feel comfortable. He was honest truthful, he underpromised but overacheived. He and his staff were kind, never rushed through any explanations, took an interest in my well being. They are all great...

Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Wainwright

I found Dr. Linsner simply bec she was part of West Med. I loved my previous ObGyn who helped me from my early 20's, through the birth our 5 children. Dr. Linsner was informative, patient, and listened to my needs and preferences as I entered menopause. I feel so relieved to have found a competent,...

Jun 10 2024

Review for Dr. Linsner

Dr. Lakhani was so understanding about my health and made me feel like a member of her family. She really had a wonderful bedside manner. When I have a question, I can call and leave a message with the girls at the dest, and she will return my call within 24 hours. She really is wonderful!

Ellymama4 Jun 09 2024

Review for Dr. Lakhani

Did not answer any question. Just business. Do not recommend.

Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Cohen

Location

Westchester Medical Center

100 Woods Rd, Valhalla NY 10595

CallDirections

(914) 493-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Westchester Medical Center located?

Westchester Medical Center is located at 100 Woods Rd, Valhalla, NY 10595. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Westchester Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Westchester Medical Center has been awarded with America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ and Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Westchester Medical Center highly rated with patients?

50% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Westchester Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Westchester Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Westchester Medical Center profile..

How does Westchester Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

100 Woods Rd

Valhalla, NY 10595

Directions

(914) 493-7000