Patients that would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average
Essentia Health-Fargo is a medical facility located in Fargo, ND. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.
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.Learn more about our awards methodology
Hospital Quality Awards
Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications
Specialty Clinical Quality Awards
Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 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)
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).Learn more about patient experience
Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average
Would definitely recommend
10% higher than the national average
Communication with doctors
Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well
Communication with nurses
Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well
Communication about medicines
Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients
Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home
Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital
Responsiveness of hospital staff
Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff
Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night
Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean
Excellent surgeon....best of the best. Visit was so refreshing. Spoke to me like a human that cared. Never had a surgeon like him before. Thanks dr S
Jack Z. May 08 2021
Review for Dr. Sawardeker
I have been going to Dr. Levin for a few years now and reccomend him to anyone who asks. He is very kind and knowledgeable.
May 04 2021
Review for Dr. Levin
Excellent, skilled care. Listens carefully and follows up. Positive outcomes .Works with a Great nursing team assisting in the care
Apr 22 2021
Review for Dr. Kolkhorst
Dr. Ghazi is very attentive to my issues due to chronic pain. I have had 2 injuries, one to my lower back and one to my neck. Dr. Ghazi recommended a Medtronic Pain pump using morphine in that delivery system to help me manage my pain. I had been prescribed and used oral opioid medications, P.T.,...
Cheryl Flatt Apr 21 2021
Review for Dr. Ghazi
I saw Sorensen in 2017 for a persistent frontal headache. He prescribed medication that was wildly inappropriate for my circumstances and in noncompliance with FDA guidelines limiting its use. I lost most of my mobility because of this. An independent third party review upheld my complaint about his...
Apr 19 2021
Review for Dr. Sorensen
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