Akron General Medical Center

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average


Akron General Medical Center is a medical facility located in Akron, OH. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™, Pulmonary Care Excellence 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 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve 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

2 ratings were worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery

9 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

Akron General 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%76%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%59%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%50%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Akron General Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%41%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%69%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Adam Ingram Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Chonko

Dr Iemma has been amazing. I’ve been seeing him for 7 years referring all my family and friends getting the same feedback from them. Dr Iemma gives patients his full attention, and not rushing you out like most previous doctors have. A very smart trusting doctor. Keep up the great work!!

Steve Tann Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Iemma

D Patten Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Dalton

The Doctor is great ,office staff very unprofessional!!! Will not call you back after weeks of trying to get answers about medication.

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Waldman

Dr. Neher was friendly, professional and had good bedside manner. I would highly recommend him.

Mike Walder Aug 03 2020

Review for Dr. Neher

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Anthony J Orlando Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Faltay

Had a couple issues, been there for years so that's expected. All and all things are good, best info they gave is that neurologists are best explained as a life coach and help get you back up and running full speed.

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Saltis

I’ve been going to him for over 30 years and he is a wonderful caring doctor.

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mostow

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Dr. Peiffer was punctual, professional and explained everything so it was understandable. I appreciated his punctuality most. Shows a respect for the patient.

Jeff Bell Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Peiffer

Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Cash III

Excellent service. A doctor that listens & ask questions.

Michael eldreth Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Myers

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Apostolis

He is professional but he puts you at ease. He explains things as he goes.I like to know what is going on and he explained in terms that were understandable.

lori b Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Karen Esposito Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

I have been a patient for about 3 years. My sight has stabilized after an eye stroke. I trust Dr. Coney to maintain that stability in a completely professional and knowledgable manner.

Vickie Wilcox Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

I cannot say enough about OMNI orthopedics. I have had 2 surgeries in the past year and Dr. Gasser was amazing. It has been a long time since I have found a doctor who really listens and cares about his patients! Recommend him to anyone and everyone who is in need of a great surgeon.

Satisfied patient! Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gasser

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Souza

Amazing care and professionalism. Every visit.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Archinal

Pat H Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. South

Patricia Zona Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Great doctor who genuinely cares about his patients! Everyone that works there seems happy and loves their job.

J.M Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Wagner

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Higley

Anna Marie Rosasco Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Dr. Coney is an excellent retina specialist. He is very clear in his explanations and answers all one's questions. I do not hesitate to recommend him.

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Dr. Linda Keith is an exceptional Doctor. She takes the time to really get to know her patients on a one on one level. She goes the extra mile to assure her patients gets the best quality treatment.

Elizabeth Hoffman Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Keith

Anita Whitslar Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Murray

Pat O'Keefe Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

Dr. Coney saved my eye!! I had a complete retinal tear and after several surgeries, I am now able to see. I thank God that he was able to help me out!

Anne Santee Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

One of the smartest, most on-point PCPs I've ever met. She's responsive to questions and concerns, takes a proactive approach to treatment and won't hesitate to send you to a specialist if something needs to be evaluated. Excellent staff, as well.

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Dy

Dr. Waldman is one of the fiercest advocates I've ever met for her patients. She listens. She also cares. She spent weeks sorting out issues with the insurance to get me the medication I need and she is always kind, compassionate, and thoughtful.

Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Waldman

Dr. Gedeon is very knowledgeable on many health topics. If uncertain will order necessary tests to confirm a diagnoses.

Rick Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Gedeon

Dr Gorsuch is a kind and attentive physician. He is thorough with explanations about what happens with health procedures and takes time to call afterwards for any follow-up concerns.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Gorsuch

Dr Donich is a very caring physician. When my husband needed surgery he explained everything so we could understand whst was going to happen and answered all of our questions and addressed any concerns we had. He is a great doctor.

Dawn Gainer Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Donich

Dr. Dorman is one of my favorite people. She always greets me with a smile and a handshake and asks about my family. She sits at eye level and shows concern and compassion. She cares about me as a person first and I trust her care of my health. I'm very thankful she is my doc.

Kimberly Spontarelli Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dorman

Dr. Panzner is a superb young doctor. He is detailed, has excellent clinical skills, treats the whole person, respectful, excellent disposition, and deeply caring. The best.

Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Panzner

She listens to your concerns and doesn’t force you to do anything you don’t want to. She will make recommendations but not force you to do them if you don’t want to.

Ashley Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Diwakar

Excellent doctor and a good, compassionate human being. Genuinely cares about his patients. A real credit to the medical profession.

Judith Martin Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Donthi

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Cerone

G Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kishman

Dr. Pedersen reconstructed my breast after cancer surgery, and I consider myself fortunate to have had him taking care of me. He gave me the best possible outcome!

Eileen Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Pedersen

Excellent Dr! Listens to his patients & truly cares about their well being I was ill a week after surgery & he had come into see him right away to make sure I was ok He’s done three surgeries on me now & I feel very blessed to have him as my Dr & wouldn’t have anybody else care for me!

Debbie P Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Streit

Sue Barker Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Matt

great care! Great communciator

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Hester

The staff is very good and friendly. The Dr. Himself will randomly change and end prescriptions.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Amanambu

I've been seeing Dr. Coney for the last 7 years and wouldn't hesitate to recommend him to any of my friends or family.

Denise M Lancake Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

THOMAS THOMAS Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

Tim Stevens Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Novak

Love Dr. Jackson been going to her for four years very personable Dr. truly cares about you and how she can help she always listens bless you Dr. Jackson

S Vargo Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Jackson

AC Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bodjanac

I recommend you find another ortho doc.

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Streit

Just had my 6 month check-up. Everything is great. I don't have to go back for 2yrs. Great job Dr. Coney!!!!!

Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Dr. Kanaa'N saved my dad's life. His skill and brilliant mind are only overshadowed by his genuine and sincere personality. We consider him more than just our physician, he is a family friend.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kanaan

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. South

Dr. Markarian did my back and neck surgery. I trust him 1000%. He is very caring and listens to you. I would not go to anybody else.

Barbara Jacofsky Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Markarian

John, Phyllis and Mark Mesko Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Awender

Alice Tackett Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Koenig

Dr Wallace has always been a comforting person and as a person that does not frequent the Dr. she helps to reduce my anxiety. She is willing to take the time to listen and take any time needed to give you the entire picture.

DC Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Wallace

Frederick Williams Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

TDK Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Esterle

Dr. Lewis and his staff at eye care associates are amazing. They make you feel welcomed and comfortable and explain everything thoroughly to calm any nerves. Highly recommend!

Holly Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

I went to Dr Shah , After a big trauma, terrible experience, would not recommend, They made it worse.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Shah

I have all the faith in the world in Dr. Satyan. Great bedside manor, patient man. I only can say great things about him. I was very lucky to have found him!

Sheila Straight Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

I have no reservations about Dr. Coney's expertise or his experience. I am so thankful to have found him. I am a recuring patient and continue to find him to be knowledgeable and professional. I would highly recommend him.

John Hall Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Receptionist was very rude

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Shoemaker

Val Baker Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Taras

Kind, empathetic and clearly an expert in his field. He immediately put me at ease to begin to break down a very complex situation. Grateful to be under his wonderful care!

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Petrus

Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Wilkie

Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Bentley

Angela Camacho Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

Dr Satyan was part of a team of Drs at OHSU in Portland, Oregon who performed my brain stem surgery. He is amazing. He also took care of me when I acquired meningitis a couple of months after my surgery. Would recommend him always.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

Honest straight forward

Charles McGhee Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

KThomas Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Pedersen

I have had only good experiences with Dr Salvino, have never waited long, no problem getting an appointment. And have had all my questions answered

PK May 31 2020

Review for Dr. Salvino

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Wegryn

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Qadir

Leslie May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Drummond

This doctor is caring, patient and very informative. I would highly recommend him!!!

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Tabet

Judy Hanttula May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

I fully trust Dr Brower. I doesn’t do surgery unless absolutely necessary. He has excellent bedside manner and communication skills, not to mention an excellent surgeon.

Total Wreck May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Brower

Will costa May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hill

I can’t say enough good things about him! He did a disc replacement on me which literally gave me my life back! He also helped me get treatment for my back pain during pregnancy. He’s always listened to my concerns and has always been kind and professional.

Maggie Vinka May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Gasser

Shes an AWFUL person. Just stay away from her. She should learn to actually diagnose people. PLEASE let me run into you outside the office

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Stewart

Rob Hill May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kishman

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Wilkie

John Elwell May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

Always caring. Shows exactly what happens after each treatment. I have macular degeneration in left eye. Have been treating for over a year. Does feel like family. A genuinely caring staff. I would recommend to others.

A George May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Cheryl May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

I have been a patient of Dr. Joseph Coney for sometime. He is very professional and listens to my concerns with great patience. I highly recommend Dr. Coney to anyone in need of a retina specialist.

Ruth Patterson May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

Very nice Dr. Really cares to help you anyway he can

Shanna Gallinoto May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Satyan

You mean Dr. Copay!! Great a making referrals to his buddies. He should consider another occupation. A jerk actually.

Former Patient May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Bodjanac

I have been seeing Dr. Coney for a little over a year . He is a wonderful doctor I recommend anyone who has a problem with their eyes to see him . My eyes came a very long way

May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Coney

I have been a patient of Dr. Hayek's for over 10 years. He is an amazing doctor and human being. He makes sure every issue is discussed and explained. I have been blessed to have him at my cardiologist. I have recommended him to a number of individuals. Thank you Dr. Hayek.

Paula May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hayek

Location

Akron General Medical Center

1 Akron General Ave, Akron, OH 44307

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