Sisters Of Charity Hospital

71%

Patients that would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average


Sisters Of Charity Hospital is a medical facility located in Buffalo, NY. This hospital has been recognized for Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™, Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Bariatric Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in bariatric (weight loss) surgery

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

6 ratings were worse than expected

7 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following 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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69%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
Equal to the national average

71%

Would definitely recommend
1% higher than the national average

Sisters Of Charity Hospital

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%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%63%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%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%66%

Sisters Of Charity Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%50%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%61%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

He is one of my Vascular Surgeons and very well informed. Very easy to talk to about your condition.

Theresa M. Moore Sep 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kassavin

Great caring and skilled surgeon. My outcome on my shoulder surgery was 100% successful with a comfortable recovery.

J Skill Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. O'Hara

Dr. Cumbo was my physician for 36 years. He was always friendly, concerned, reassuring and very thorough. My only complaint is that he is no longer practicing. Any other doctor that follows him will be inferior.

Logan Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Cumbo

Would recommend him. Extremely thorough

Julie Renda Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Brass

Diagnosis of problem was quick. He offered suggestions for treatment, suggesting non surgical treatment as opposed to surgery.

Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lacivita

Dr.D’Angelo is a very friendly understanding gentle dr. Who takes her time with her patients

Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. D'Angelo

His PCP was not knowledgable, often contradicted h Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Best doctor. Thorough, smart, and takes the time to explain everything.

Cv Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Pinski

I suspect he reads these reviews as he seems to spend more time during appointments and pay attention to tour concerns

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sheikh

Thank you Dr Kopp

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kopp

Went well... would recommend to others

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rabadi

Always very thorough and very pleasant. Was in at my scheduled time.

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kolbert

Outstanding MD, listens to Patient explains everything in terms that you can understand. Very personable. Highly recommend.

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rabadi

KELLEY Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmer

AP Sep 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ghomi

She is a VERY CARING Dr. She has always gone the extra mile for me. Very good at getting back to me on the portal. She is worth a Million Dollars to me . I think she is the BEST DR. In the world.

Karen Zeughardt Sep 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lane

Dr Fasanello really went out of his way to help me with a problem I’ve been struggling with. I am so grateful for him - I hope he knows what a difference he makes to people with his caring and kind demeanor. I’m so happy to be his patient

Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Fasanello

Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Karaszewski

J. H. Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Joy-Pardi

Dr. Chouchani always listens to me and seems genuinely concerned and caring. He took the time to review a report from another doctor which eased my mind.

Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Chouchani

Dr Chris delivered my first child and will be delivering my second this month. Excited to have him again as I trust him and we have great rapport.

Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chouchani

Mary O Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Chadha

One of the most thorough and kind physicians I have ever had dealings with.

Rob L Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Tussing

Everything went well

Joe Gruszka Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lacivita

Established Patient Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Baker

Wonderful experience. Dr. Cange is thorough, caring and very capable of handling all my health issues. I would not hesitate to recommend him to my friends and family. Super Doctor!

Annie Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Cange

Russell Monafo Aug 29 2020

Review for Dr. Rabadi

I have been coming to Revive Spine Center in Niagara Falls location. My time here has been outstanding. Great and friendly staff that makes it a wonderful experience.

Joesph U. Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Vigna

I’ve been going here for 3-4 years. Couldn’t be happier. Dr. Noack is very personable and explains things really well, very friendly and knowledgable. Always feel very comfortable when I go in.

Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Noack

Carol Karczewski Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Page

Rich and Jane Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Harbison

Dr.Wheat is very knowledgeable and I trust the decisions she has made to adjust my plan of care. I do wish she were easier to make an appointment with. No appt times past 3pm so it makes it difficult for people who work.

Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Wheat

Dr. Rabadi is the best doctor that has ever treated me. His calm personality, his sincere care and his ability to encourage you in living with your illness is like no other. His staff is always pleasant, efficient and helpful. Best Doctor Anywhere

Nothing that I can imagine Aug 25 2020

Review for Dr. Rabadi

Prompt, courteous , knowledgeable ! Everything you want in a practitioner

Roseann Aug 24 2020

Review for Scott McLaughlin

Delores Coleman Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Samadi

I feel comfortable with asking him anything. He is very knowledgable and understanding

Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Perna

Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Fasanello

i would recommend anyone to come in if they have to have surgery on the spine they do great job.

Sharon L. Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Vigna

Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Joy-Pardi

Appointment was at 1030 was called back at 1030, check in was easy the ladies were great. Dr. Sherif is amazing, remembers things you’ve talked about from months ago, treats you like family, Cares. Is everything a doctor should be. Ever doctor should have his bed side manner.

Diana Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sherif

Always a great visit. Dr. White always explains your issues, listens carefully to your questions and has always made the correct recommendations for me. He’s saved my life with a very critical assessment.

Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. White

i can talk to him and he listen to me and take the time to understand where my pain is and try to help me in ever way

Teresa C. Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Vigna

Listened to my concerns

S. R. Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Vigna

Always a great experience. Dr. Waffner and his team are awesome.

Patti Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Waffner

Dr. White is the patient, caring, sincerer, great listener; most of ALL a saint to put up with me and my family (seriously if anyone knows it's him lol). Julie has always been just as great through my decades of being with Dr White!!! Thank you for being such a great team for me ??

Jaime McClellan Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. White

Richard Wagner Jr Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Updike

As my Primary, I only see Dr. Robillard once a year for my annual checkup. She is never rushed with me, listens carefully, is thorough, makes thoughtful recommendations. I trust her completely with my health!

Sallie Foote Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Robillard

Doctor explains things and options easily. He is patient, kind, and friendly. I didn't feel rushed and I felt heard. He is very knowledgeable, professional, and helpful. I highly recommend him and his staff.

Jenean Roth Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Diaz-Ordaz

Deborah Werner Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Dombrowski

Have trusted Dr. Dougherty to clearly identify status, options, and prognosis. In addition to being an exceptional physician, he is personable and caring.

CADudley Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Dougherty

He is patient and he answers your questions

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. White

Cameron Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Brass

Outstanding compassionate and caring physician.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Felstead

Five stars. I have to problem with Dr Becker. He’s caring straight to the point just what I like. He asks questions and cares about my health Kevin

Kevin Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Becker

Saw Dr Rycyna for the first time. He did a halter monitor and he called with the results himself. This is unheard of in the day and age.

Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Rycyna

I want to Dr. Thomas for a colonoscopy. Due to my condition of severe COPD I was unable to undergo a traditional colonoscopy. He sent me for a virtual colonoscopy. I was very pleased with his professionalism and his staff is very friendly.

Joseph Geyer Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Thomas

JENINE MORNING DOVE Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Sophia K Wroblewski Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Brass

DR. PIETRAK IS EXTREMELY PROFFESSIONAL. COMMUNICATES WELL WITH FULL UNDERSTANDING OF YOUR CONDITION, WHICH CORRESPONDS WITH YOUR NEEDS AND GOALS OF YOUR CONDITION. I FELT SAFE AND SECURE. THANK YOU DR. PIETRAK.

Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Pietrak

Absolutely recommend. Dr. Kane has been my & my husband's Primary Physician for several years. He is consistently professional, personable, & knowledgeable.

Terri Lilga Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Excellent and dedicated. He is not afraid to admit if there is something he is not confident about and will work to get you the answer you need and if he can’t take care of it, he will get you to someone who can!

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Aliotta

Excellent VERY complete physical under new program, MDVIP

Claire Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ruh

I Absolutely love this man. My case is very complicated. I will say without his knowledge and participation, I’m not so sure I would be here on this earth to give this doctor all the recognition he deserves. Thank you so much Dr. Brass! He is an exceptional person and doctor.

Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Brass

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. D'Angelo

Kevin Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. O'Hara

First saw Dr. Bloom a few weeks ago. Was very impressed with him. Never felt rushed at all. Explained whatever I asked him about my condition. Had a procedure done last week and was very satisfied with the entire staff. I was worried but they were very caring and understanding

Rose Brown Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bloom

Dr Kane consistently reinforces the importance of good nutrition, exercise and proactive health screening to maintain good health. He is always interested about patient questions and concerns and listens to the patient. Great doctor.

Peter Lilga Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Dr. Jobes has been my doctor for many years. He’s patient, kind, and very intelligent.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Jobes

Dr. Robillard is always friendly and actually takes the time to talk to you. Doesn't try to hurry your appointment. Makes you feel comfortable.

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Robillard

Dr. Robillard has been my personal care physician for many years and I am completely satisfied with her as my doctor, she is the best. Dr Robillard has always taken time with me and always answers my questions and concerns, Dr. always follow ups with me on any changes she makes with my medications

Donald D. Hepkins Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Robillard

Excellent! He is a great Doctor!

Marsha Puglisi Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Dr. Haddad is a 5????? doctor. Awesome bedside manner and great personality. Talks to you like a person and not a number.

Frank Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Haddad

Excellent experience on portal, Dr Noack is the best!

Daryl Farrell Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Noack

Stephanie Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmer

I have been a patient of Dr Voelker since 1994. He is a consummate professional and a Dr I highly respect. His bedside manner is exceptional and I consider him not only my GP but a friend too.

Ronald Pilozzi Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Voelker

Aug 02 2020

Review for Dr. Baez

I have been going to this practice for 9 years. Dr Robillard is a great physician - friendly, caring, and able to come up with solutions for medical problems. They are there in the case of emergencies, which is reassuring. Kathleen Schiele, PA is a very competent, smart Provider as well.

Marie Cobado Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Robillard

He is by far the best doctor I have ever had.

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Deberny

Dr. Voelker is very thorough. Every time I email a question I receive an answer. I trust his expertise.

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Voelker

Dr. Kane is a very kind and compassionate doctor. Handles negative medical issues in a positive kind way.

Laurie Emmick Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

I’ve been a patient of Dr. Jordan for about 3 years now. I see him every year for a physical. He’s always been extremely knowledgeable, professional and thorough. I always make early morning appointments and they’re always running on time. Great doctor!

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Jordan

I love Dr. Noack. She takes time to explain and answers all the questions I have regarding my condition and health concerns. I am comfortable talking with her about any concerns I may have. She is by far, the best PC I have had. I give her 5 stars! ??

Kathy Pytlak Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Noack

Easy to talk with. Takes time to listen.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Matala-Sullivan

Dr. Forehand has been my primary care physician for ten years now. She is caring and takes the time to discuss my concerns. She schedules appropriate tests and follow ups. I would highly recommend her services.

Wendy W. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Forehand

My husband has been a patient of Dr. Kanes for a very long time. He listens to my husband's concerns and takes necessary steps to insure his good health. I would highly recommend his services.

Mark W. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

The best doctor. He listens, responds promptly, is thorough, and knowledgable.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Was able to get in quickly due to a cancellation. All safety protocols were followed. I explained my situation and she explained my options. Dr. D'Angelo always keeps me informed on any follow up. Would highly recommend.

Gary Kozlowski Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. D'Angelo

Always professional, answers & explains conditions, meds. Takes time necessary to build a relationship to feel comfortable. Uses the portal to save time and answer questions.

Carol Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

John hacker Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Adams

Jane R Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Has been my primary care doctor for 7 years and has always done a wonderful job

David Lutz Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Ogorchock-Congilosi

I have been seeing Dr Robillard for many years and am extremely happy with my care at this practice, if I was unhappy I would’ve found another doctor.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Robillard

yes dr d always responds to my emails, and i have great faith in her

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. D'Angelo

Dr. Forehand is exceptional in her chosen filed of medicine. Knowledgeable, courteous, professional and just a pleasure to work. Always there to answer questions and to offer advice and encouragement. Delighted to have her as a physician.

T.L. Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Forehand

My husband and I were very pleased at the time and concern Dr. D'Angelo took with us at our annual visits. We are both very happy she took us on as patients.

Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. D'Angelo

I’ve been with Dr.Kane for decades. I fully trust him. I would highly recommend this group to anyone, if you’re looking for a doctor who will listen and acknowledge you while you’re being seen. No long wait time, staff extremely friendly. No complaints at all.

Tammy Wood Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kane

Location

Sisters Of Charity Hospital

2157 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214

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