Vassar Brothers Medical Center

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to 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 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest 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

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

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

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

8 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • 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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64%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% lower than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Vassar Brothers 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%74%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%75%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%47%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%54%66%

Vassar Brothers Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%43%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%58%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Choi

I need a call back from the doctor Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Wirchansky

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Shahani

Dr. Keleher is knowledgeable, explains findings well, and answers questions well. I feel I'm in excellent hands!

Deborah Friedman Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Keleher

Yoli Hau Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Paes

I have received excellent care from Dr. Toback

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Toback

I have been Dr. Safajou's patient for a couple of years now. She is very accessible and professional, and takes her time to listen and answer my questions. She is a straight forward person and I appreciate that. Her practice is a gem, and I'm glad I found her.

Linda Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Safajou

Margaret Nehrebecki Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Resnick

My doctor of 30 years just retired and I was referred to Dr. Robinson. The office personnel made me feel welcome and at ease with this transition. I look forward to meeting my new doctor and his staff!

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

I have been his patient for 35 years and have depended on his knowledge and skills to ensure I have lived this long. This Doctor is simply the best, he takes the needed time, he Listens and does not pass Judgement or preach to you. Simply the best. Thanks Doc

Mike Duryea Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sprague

Daniel Cook Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Renaldo

He's a very thorough doctor however with that waiting times are excessive. The office never calls when he is running late and by late I mean well over an hour. He also only works 4 days a week so he crams a huge amount of patients into each day.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ortiz

JoAnn Gillette Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kucherov

Bob J Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Frankel

Very pleasant, courteous staff and environment.

Richard Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Paes

Dr. Reddy and staff including Lee at the front desk are great and words can't explain my gratitude for all they have done for me. My back pain is really bad and its not quite there yet ,but Dr. Reddy is doing all he can for me and the pain has improved a bit .

albert argibay Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Reddy

Flavia Perry Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Swan

Great first time visit. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Would highly recommend them to my friends. Felt extremely comfortable through the entire cleaning and X -rays. Clean and inviting office.

Janet N Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Paes

Amazingly thorough and smart..I always knew I was in great hands with Dr Mazzilli and his team at Putnam Hospital..definitely highly recommended!

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Mazzilli

I am MORE than satisfied with the results of Revage 670 Laser treatments. My thinning hair now looks and feels fuller and thicker, and I feel prettier and younger! I will continue with more treatments to maintain what has been accomplished! Thank you Dr. Weinman! Linda Matthews

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Weinman

James a Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Gaddam

James A Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Elmi

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Narasimhadevara

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Baez

deb gamiel Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Schear

Amazing as usual. They are friendly and professional. Lagrangeville is lucky to have Towne Center Dental. Everyone should go here.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Paes

Horrible. Stay as far away from this guy as possible!

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lombardo

Love this man very compassionate and smart ????

Camille Asprea Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

Dr. Schottenstein was able to help relief the back pains that I have been dealing with for years.

Yesenia Gonzalez Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

great experience!

Carol Diaz Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

Extremely unhappy with Dr. Timmins. He caused irreparable damage during what should have been a routine oopherectomy. He knows this happening and could not care less. He is as arrogant as they come. Stay away!

Beth Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Timmins

He listens; he never dismisses your concerns. I recommend him to everyone I know.

Julieta Ramirez Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

To obtain copy of my son Barry Simon medical asthma record. His D.O.B. is September 2, 1992. I am the mother

Lenore Simon Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gjonaj

He will take the time to thoroughly discuss your condition and assess all possible options. I have never felt more comfortable knowing I am in good hands than with Dr. S. I would highly recommend him to anyone I know.

Emma Bardot Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

very good doctor

Timothy Lopez Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

Jan Hoyt, R.N. Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. della Pietra

By far the best doctor that I have ever been to.

Mario De la Torres Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

George Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Luks

He was able to relief my grandma from her back pains and made her feel 90% better.

Joanna Reynolds Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

Dr. Schottenstein is extremely knowledgeable and he will take the time to thoroughly discuss your condition and assess all possible options. I have never felt more comfortable knowing I am in good hands than with Dr. S.

Cassandra Gomez May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

11 years ago today, Dr. Sarabu saved my life with a quad bypass. Talented, sincere, caring and above all a good man. Thank you Dr. Sarabu. 05/29/2020

Roger B. Milan NY May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sarabu

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Zelazny

Worst provider I ever knew. I had a horrible reaction to an endoscopy ajd he was on call and because I wasn’t his patient he never got back to me. I was admitted to vassar and he didn’t have the decency to call and respond to his pages. WORST DR EVER

Dennis May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Sargios

Mr Jones May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Torres

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Kancherla

Pat Ackerman May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Alden

RKM May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chasin

May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Schottenstein

Kimberly McGeady May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Rema

He has been my doctor for years. I have the utmost respect for him. He is a caring and very intelligent doctor, with a great bedside manner. I highly recommend him.

Gale Ann Mauck May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Sargios

He is very thorough, smart and is an excellent surgeon.

Hugh Donnegan May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Demaio

Extremely compassionate and thorough. Gives patient confidence that the patient is in excellent hands.

EC May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Palmiero

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Stillman

Guys for all who miss her and are asking where she is google dr Julia Schaefer cutillo ny Westchester somewhere she comes up . Hope this helps! We all miss her!

Schaefer cutillo patient forever May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer-Cutillo

Ben's attentive professionalism established a good deal of confidence. His understanding of cardiac matters as they applied to me/my circumstances was clear and reassuring.

joe faso May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer

Dr. Kemp is an astute and brilliant doctor. She is professional and compassionate. She has always been interested in my well being and accurate in diagnosis and plan of care. I highly recommend Dr. Kemp.

Denise May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kemp

Dr Bui is the most caring kind knowledgeable nicest Dr I’ve ever been too if it was for him I probably wouldn’t be walking best Dr in the world ??

Karen staats May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bui

J May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Isakov

always a good experience as his patient. great listener and warm personality. fosters confidence in his check ups.

vincent/edith frisina May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Rugova

Where is she currently practicing? Not at Westage

Cynthia C Candidus May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer-Cutillo

Candida B. May 07 2020

Review for Dr. DiMarco

Very knowledgeable and kind Doctor. The best Doctor I have found. Very compassionate.

DD May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Rema

joan snyder May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Stamberg

T. M. May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lal

Dr. Hughes went above and beyond the call of duty to help my Uncle in his time of need. He is a true caring neurologist that helps give faith in the medical industry. A reliable choice in times of need.

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hughes

He did my hysterectomy 2 years ago and it went great ,he explained everything to me ,was very nice and understanding .

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Jan Kvas Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Farber

Very professional, was very helpful in the care of my uncle in his later years. I would recommend him to anyone in need of cardiac care.

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Gosselin

Spent less than 5 minutes with me, was rude, gave me no medical advice, wouldn't recommend to anyone ever!!

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Renaldo

Had an emergency on my front tooth Dr was polite, professional and knowledgeable Made me feel comfortable and at ease

Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Paes

The staff took their time with me. They were caring and patient. Highly recommend this office.

Janelle Mihan Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Paes

Dr. Kolber has been my podiatrist for several years and I shall continue to be a patient in his practice. He is professional, friendly and answered questions in depth and clearly. His staff is friendly, approachable and efficient. I recommend him without reservation.

Eric D. Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kolber

Great experience from staff to Dr Chandani all very caring

Marie York Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Chandani

Saved my ovary

Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kasello

DS Apr 19 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer-Cutillo

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Safajou

Doctor Schaefer-Cutillo is fantastic! You will be very happy with her as your doctor! She truly cares about her patients.

Joseph Richard Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer-Cutillo

Great Doctor

Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Saleeb

Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kucherov

Dr. Heller is highly skilled at what she does. I was so grateful that she was able to spot a problem that was luckily able to be reversed. Our twins were born healthy & full-term thanks to her help!

AnnMarie Tedeschi Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Heller

Pam Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

He replaced both my knees. Was caring and efficient.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Aierstok

I have been working with Dr. Asraf for eight years. No issues. Appointments have been on time. He takes the time to explain and give time for questions. He has been very helpful supporting me when I am unable to work.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Dr Gaeser is a very caring doctor and I recommend him to anyone.

Peppy Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Gaesser

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Uyttendaele

Christina Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Maresca

You can not ask for a more caring, intelligent Doctor. Dr Katz listens to what you have to say, he offers you options to consider and treats you like family. Dr Katz has been the most trustworthy doctor I have ever visited. I could not be more grateful than to have him as a urologist.

Rachel Howe Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Katz

S Melendez Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Sanders

Good overall except his front office staff in rude and in uneducated ! Pretty scary. And rarely do they let you speak to the nurse or doctor. Do not recommend

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Robinson

I cannot recommend Dr. Kolker enough! I switched to him recently upon a recommendation from another doctor. He performed my sinus surgery, and the whole process was seamless. He is truly talented and dedicated to his patients.

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Kolker

Dr. Varunok is a kind and caring doctor but his office secretary is disrespectful and talks down to patients. She lacks interpersonal skills and is abrasive. So much so my family will be going to a new doctor!

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Varunok

Fifteenth-year Patient Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Christiana

Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Schaefer-Cutillo

Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Turk

Dr. Zboinski performed a successful bunion removal on my right foot. He is a skilled surgeon and the results were outstanding. Almost nonexistent pain and his staff and the team at Northern Dutchess Hospital were amazing. I highly recommend him.

Catherine Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Zboinski

Amazing. Super compassionate; gets to know his patients; spends time answering questions. Very knowledgeable, he’ll be my primary from now on.

Collin M. Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Chernack

Location

Vassar Brothers Medical Center

45 Reade Pl, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601