Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend

1% higher than the national average

Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center is a medical facility located in Syracuse, NY. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2022, 2021, 2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 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™

2022, 2021

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

Better than 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 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2022

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than 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

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2022, 2021, 2020

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

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

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2022

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™

2021

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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

1% higher than the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend

1% higher than the national average

Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center

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%77%78%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%66%

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%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%53%

Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Raphael is a rare breed in healthcare. He engages with his patients and listens. He’s honest, upfront and sincere.

Jermaine Jul 01 2022

Review for Dr. Raphael

In all of my years, I have never met a doctor who has listened and cared as much as Dr. Chou. If I could give him a million stars, I would.

Jp Jul 01 2022

Review for Dr. Chou

Dr. Goyal is extremely knowledgeable and caring. He is personable and easy going. His facility is spotless and the ladies up front are friendly and efficient. I’ve had two surgeries with Dr. Goyal and had great results. I highly recommend him.

Ashley Jun 28 2022

Review for Dr. Goyal

William G Belko Jun 22 2022

Review for Dr. Wulff

Dr smart did my shoulder replacement. 11 days later he took out the staples.im pain free and couldn't be happier. Thanks to him and his team

Gregory HACKER Jun 22 2022

Review for Dr. Smart

Location

Saint Joseph's Hospital Health Center

301 Prospect Ave, Syracuse NY 13203

CallDirections

(315) 448-5111

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301 Prospect Ave

Syracuse, NY 13203

Directions

(315) 448-5111