Firelands Regional Medical Center

71%

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

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

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

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

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 better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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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

Firelands Regional 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%82%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%60%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Firelands Regional Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%80%73%

Providers

Dr. Timothy Adamowicz II, DO

Internal Medicine

6 Ratings
Dr. Timothy Adamowicz II, DO

Dr. Timothy Amidon, DO

Emergency Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Timothy Amidon, DO

Dr. Christopher Avendano, MD

Pulmonary Disease

4 Ratings
Dr. Christopher Avendano, MD

Dr. Basanti Basu, MD

Psychiatry

2 Ratings
Dr. Basanti Basu, MD

Dr. Brendan Bauer, MD

Neurology

23 Ratings
Dr. Brendan Bauer, MD

Dr. William Bauer, MD

Neurology

21 Ratings
Dr. William Bauer, MD

Dr. Brian Baxter, DO

Family Medicine

14 Ratings
Dr. Brian Baxter, DO

Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

Dermatology

65 Ratings
Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

Dr. Martin Beerman, MD

Gastroenterology

15 Ratings
Dr. Martin Beerman, MD

Dr. Mark Bej, MD

Neurology

17 Ratings
Dr. Mark Bej, MD

Dr. Steven Benedict, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Steven Benedict, MD

Dr. Daniel Berry II, MD

Internal Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Daniel Berry II, MD

Dr. James Berry, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

6 Ratings
Dr. James Berry, MD

Dr. Paul Biedenbach, DO

Ear, Nose, and Throat

11 Ratings
Dr. Paul Biedenbach, DO

Dr. Michael Blank, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine

2 Ratings
Dr. Michael Blank, MD

Dr. Matthew Braniecki, DO

Family Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Matthew Braniecki, DO

Dr. Dale Braun, MD

Neurosurgery

34 Ratings
Dr. Dale Braun, MD

Dr. Reagan Bristol, DO

Family Medicine

19 Ratings
Dr. Reagan Bristol, DO

Dr. Paul Bruner, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

11 Ratings
Dr. Paul Bruner, DO

Dr. William Bruner, DO

Obstetric & Gynecologic Surgery

20 Ratings
Dr. William Bruner, DO

Dr. Jeffrey Buehrer, MD

Vascular Surgery

2 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Buehrer, MD

Dr. Darrin Bunting, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

7 Ratings
Dr. Darrin Bunting, DO

Dr. Colleen Calvey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

1 Ratings
Dr. Colleen Calvey, MD

Dr. Scott Campbell, MD

Emergency Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Scott Campbell, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Christoff, MD

Cosmetic, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

4 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Christoff, MD

Dr. Ryan Christofferson Sr, MD

Cardiology

8 Ratings
Dr. Ryan Christofferson Sr, MD

Emily Conboy, MS

Counseling

2 Ratings
Emily Conboy, MS

Dr. Thomas Conley, DO

Family Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Conley, DO

Dr. Gregory Cook, MD

Urology

12 Ratings
Dr. Gregory Cook, MD

Dr. Marsha Cooper, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Marsha Cooper, MD

Dr. Nicole Danner, MD

Clinical Neurophysiology

25 Ratings
Dr. Nicole Danner, MD

Dr. David De Groh, DO

Family Medicine

Dr. David De Groh, DO

Dr. Anthony Deriso II, MD

General Surgery

9 Ratings
Dr. Anthony Deriso II, MD

Dr. Essam Elashi, MD

Nephrology

5 Ratings
Dr. Essam Elashi, MD

Dr. Wendell Eldridge, MD

Family Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Wendell Eldridge, MD

Dr. George Engeler, MD

Radiation Oncology

2 Ratings
Dr. George Engeler, MD

Dr. Itri Eren, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Dr. Itri Eren, MD

Dr. James Fanning, MD

Oncology

4 Ratings
Dr. James Fanning, MD

Dr. Michael Felter, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

7 Ratings
Dr. Michael Felter, MD

Dr. Thomas Felter, MD

Anesthesiology

Dr. Thomas Felter, MD

Dr. Thomas Fleming, MD

Dermatology

22 Ratings
Dr. Thomas Fleming, MD

Dr. Keith Frank, DO

Internal Medicine

Dr. Keith Frank, DO

Dr. Michael Frings, DO

Internal Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Michael Frings, DO

Dr. Dennis Furlong, DO

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Dennis Furlong, DO

Dr. James Gallagher, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. James Gallagher, MD

Dr. Susan Gallagher, MD

Internal Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Susan Gallagher, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Garman, DO

Internal Medicine

9 Ratings
Dr. Jeffrey Garman, DO

Dr. David Girvin, DO

Family Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. David Girvin, DO

Dr. Naveen Gopal, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Naveen Gopal, MD

Dr. Madan Gowda, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Madan Gowda, MD

Dr. Mersiha Hadziahmetovic, MD

Radiation Oncology

Dr. Mersiha Hadziahmetovic, MD

Dr. Robert Haladay, MD

Rheumatology

13 Ratings
Dr. Robert Haladay, MD

Dr. Christopher Hassett, DO

Neurology

Dr. Christopher Hassett, DO

Dr. Adam Hedaya, MD

Pain Medicine

24 Ratings
Dr. Adam Hedaya, MD

Dr. Shura Hegde, MD

Psychiatry

10 Ratings
Dr. Shura Hegde, MD

Dr. Edward Hemeyer, MD

Family Medicine

8 Ratings
Dr. Edward Hemeyer, MD

Dr. Timothy Herron, MD

Neurology

4 Ratings
Dr. Timothy Herron, MD

Dr. Robert Hill, MD

Internal Medicine

10 Ratings
Dr. Robert Hill, MD

Dr. Young Hong, MD

Diagnostic Radiology

Dr. Young Hong, MD

Dr. Douglas Hoy, MD

Family Medicine

18 Ratings
Dr. Douglas Hoy, MD

Dr. David Hykes Jr, DO

Gastroenterology

1 Ratings
Dr. David Hykes Jr, DO

Dr. Hassan Ibrahim, MD

Cardiology

11 Ratings
Dr. Hassan Ibrahim, MD

Dr. Fredric Itzkowitz, DO

General Surgery

6 Ratings
Dr. Fredric Itzkowitz, DO

Dr. Steven Jackson, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

10 Ratings
Dr. Steven Jackson, DO

Dr. Abas Jama, MD

Psychiatry

4 Ratings
Dr. Abas Jama, MD

Dr. Anupam Jha, MD

Psychiatry

8 Ratings
Dr. Anupam Jha, MD

Dr. Penola Jones, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

20 Ratings
Dr. Penola Jones, MD

Dr. Molly Judge, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery

13 Ratings
Dr. Molly Judge, DPM

Dr. Niharika Juwarkar, MD

Internal Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Niharika Juwarkar, MD

Dr. Alfred Kafity, DO

Gastroenterology

14 Ratings
Dr. Alfred Kafity, DO

Dr. George Kaftan, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

12 Ratings
Dr. George Kaftan, DO

Dr. Vidyasagar Kalahasti, MD

Cardiology

6 Ratings
Dr. Vidyasagar Kalahasti, MD

Dr. Richard Keller, MD

Family Medicine

11 Ratings
Dr. Richard Keller, MD

Dr. Kari Ketvertis, MD

Family Medicine

3 Ratings
Dr. Kari Ketvertis, MD

Dr. David Kim, DO

Vascular Surgery

2 Ratings
Dr. David Kim, DO

Dr. Mikhail Kirnus, MD

Cardiology

1 Ratings
Dr. Mikhail Kirnus, MD

Dr. Kim Knight, MD

Family Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Kim Knight, MD

Dr. Thomas Kramer Jr, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Thomas Kramer Jr, MD

Dr. Brett Kuns, DO

Family Medicine

4 Ratings
Dr. Brett Kuns, DO

Dr. Bryan Kuns, DO

Family Medicine

5 Ratings
Dr. Bryan Kuns, DO

Dr. Paul Laffay, DO

General Surgery

8 Ratings
Dr. Paul Laffay, DO

Dr. Thomas Lang, MD

Hospital Medicine

Dr. Thomas Lang, MD

Dr. Jonathan Leake, MD

Oncology

13 Ratings
Dr. Jonathan Leake, MD

Dr. Ih-Foo Lin, MD

Psychiatry

Dr. Ih-Foo Lin, MD

Dr. Kristopher Lindbloom, DO

Internal Medicine

Dr. Kristopher Lindbloom, DO

Dr. Carlos Lowell III, DO

Psychiatry

11 Ratings
Dr. Carlos Lowell III, DO

Dr. Michael Lyster, DO

Cardiology

2 Ratings
Dr. Michael Lyster, DO

Dr. Ahmad Maatouk, MD

Hospital Medicine

1 Ratings
Dr. Ahmad Maatouk, MD

Dr. Ziad Masri, MD

Family Medicine

Dr. Ziad Masri, MD

Dr. Rafik Massouh, MD

Internal Medicine

Dr. Rafik Massouh, MD

Dr. Eric Mast, DO

Family Medicine

7 Ratings
Dr. Eric Mast, DO

Dr. William Matijasic, DC

Chiropractic

1 Ratings
Dr. William Matijasic, DC

Dr. Lawrence McCormack, MD

Gastroenterology

14 Ratings
Dr. Lawrence McCormack, MD

Dr. William McGuinn, MD

Cardiology

5 Ratings
Dr. William McGuinn, MD

Dr. Charyse McMillion, DO

Family Medicine

13 Ratings
Dr. Charyse McMillion, DO

Dr. Jennifer McNamara, OD

Optometry

1 Ratings
Dr. Jennifer McNamara, OD

Provider Reviews

Very patient and friendly. Explained everything very well!

Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Karl Oberer, DO

Dr. Surfield and his staff were prompt and friendly. He is very easy to talk to and did an excellent and thorough job of explaining my procedure to me. I was well taken care of and will definitely be back to see him in the future.

Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Amazing staff answered all my questions and concerns !!!!!!!!

Nov 04 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

I went in for a RFA or nerve burn and the judged me as a addict and told me my insurance did not pay for a rfa and when I call my insurance they told me they did so I don,t recommend him at all .

Oct 30 2019

Review for Dr. Michael Felter, MD

Oct 26 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Felter, MD

Dr. Paul Bedocs and his staff are excellent in their patient care. Very prompt when greeting and taking care of you. They answered all of my questions and were more than happy to make sure my visit with thorough. Great job to all.

Oct 26 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

Results after first treatment were fantastic. Pain and recovery minimal.

Oct 22 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Dr. Surfield did a skin graft to close a wound from removal of skin cancer on my face. I have been back for 1 month check-up. The graft is healing, but doesn't look so good right now.

Oct 19 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. David Girvin, DO

I felt very comfortable with the staff and there is a great atmosphere. Will definitely recommend for any procedure in the future.

Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Dr. Lowell has helped me get back on track. He is the first physician that has treated me like a person, not just a patient. I am doing much better now thanks to the right combination of medications.

Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Carlos Lowell III, DO

It was horrible. Talk about being treated like a drug addict. " no pain medicine till u piss in a cup".worst dr and horrible office staff. I would never send anyone .to him.

Oct 05 2019

Review for Dr. Christopher Hassett, DO

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Mark Bej, MD

I had no wait time! Dr. Bedoc was very thorough and listened to all my concerns. He did a great job on my skin. It was so nice not to spend 3 hours at a doctors office. I would highly recommend him for your dermatology needs.

Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

Sep 30 2019

Review for Dr. William Schlotterer, DO

Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Richard Keller, MD

Very professional doctor and staff. Left feeling confident and excited. Will return and tell my friends.

Sep 20 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Sep 16 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Biedenbach, DO

Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Penola Jones, MD

Very happy with him and his staff. Very understanding and never felt rushed. Answered all of my questions.

Sep 09 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Great experience and ecstatic with my results. Never felt rushed and he explained everything thoroughly. Office staff very friendly.

Sep 01 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Dr Roseman was very pleasant and thorough. He found an issue with my retina that needed a procedure. He made sure that I got in to the specialist the next day.

Aug 30 2019

Review for Dr. Charles Roseman, OD

Dr. Mast was everything that I look for in a really good doctor. He covered all the bases well, cared what my feeling were and expained everything very well.

Aug 28 2019

Review for Dr. Eric Mast, DO

Aug 27 2019

Review for Dr. Patrick Waters, MD

Norwalk, OH - Aug 25 2019

Review for Dr. Alfred Vargas, MD

I will never have this surgeon ever touch me again. He has no compassion or concern to communicate with his patient. I learned the hard way...

Aug 20 2019

Review for Dr. Gregory Surfield, MD

Aug 07 2019

Review for Dr. Reagan Bristol, DO

The doctor is always so friendly, upbeat and nice. He gets the job done and makes it fun. Than k you Doctor Roseman!!

Aug 02 2019

Review for Dr. Charles Roseman, OD

Jul 23 2019

Review for Dr. Amir Naraghi, MD

Jul 12 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

Very nice and very informative. Staff was really nice too. Wait time wasn't bad.

in Westerville, OH - Jun 28 2019

Review for Dr. Alfred Vargas, MD

Dr. Schlotterer has the perfect temperament for children, jovial and easy going physician that makes you feel comfortable. I would highly recommend for any family or individual.

in Sandusky, OH - Jun 24 2019

Review for Dr. William Schlotterer, DO

in Berea - Jun 21 2019

Review for Dr. David Miller, MD

Horrible person. I will never go back to her again!!!!! She is in and out. It's a bother for her to answer questions. She is very rude and seems as though she looks down apon her patients.

in Bellevue, OH - Jun 19 2019

Review for Dr. Nicole Danner, MD

Best doctor I have! Great bedside manner! Very understanding and has a great listening ear! Tries everything under the sun to treat his patients. He is gentle and kind. A good soul. I’d recommend him to anyone needing a Rheumatology doctor. His staff is amazing, as well!

in NR, OH - Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Perhala, MD

in OH - Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Molly Judge, DPM

Jun 13 2019

Review for Dr. Molly Judge, DPM

Best dermatologist out there! I have also recommended Dr. Fleming to friends and all are thankful I did. Professional, caring, and excellent staff, as well.

in Port Clinton, OH - Jun 12 2019

Review for Dr. Thomas Fleming, MD

in Amherst, OH - Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

I had the pleasure of being a patient of Dr. Herron in 1997! He is an awesome neurologist!!!! If he hadn't moved to Sandusky, I'd problem STILL be his patient even tho I tx my M.S. homeopathically!

Jun 10 2019

Review for Dr. Timothy Herron, MD

Really listened to my symptoms and addressed them well

Marblehead, OH - Jun 01 2019

Review for Dr. Ahmad Sabbagh, MD

Dr. Perhala is the most caring and helpful doctor I have ever seen. His experience and willingness to listen has made such a difference in my treatments. I trust Dr. Perhala completely, and appreciate everything he has done for me.

May 17 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Perhala, MD

Dr. Tim is amazing! Very knowledgeable, answered all of my questions, Made me feel comfortable. Very down to earth and easy to talk to!

May 17 2019

Review for Dr. Timothy Adamowicz II, DO

Great don’t care so much for Sandusky front help but Love Dr Bauer & his nurses

May 15 2019

Review for Dr. Brendan Bauer, MD

My skin issue was finally diagnosed correctly by Dr. Paul Bedocs and treated accordingly. I highly recommend him and his office staff for your skin issues and treatment.

May 13 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

I’ve been seeing him for about 10 years and he’s truly a doctor that cares about his patients. He’s so kind, and I don’t know what I’d do without him.

May 08 2019

Review for Dr. William Bauer, MD

He is a great Dr. and I have complete faith in him.

Apr 22 2019

Review for Dr. Lawrence McCormack, MD

I went through Dermatology Partners in Avon, Ohio for skin cancer removal, and Dr. Bedocs and the staff there made me feel very comfortable throughout the whole procedure. He was very professional but also very personable.

Apr 12 2019

Review for Dr. Paul Bedocs, DO

Apr 10 2019

Review for Dr. Robert Perhala, MD

Location

Firelands Regional Medical Center

1111 Hayes Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870