Riverside Methodist Hospital

79%

Patients that would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

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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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
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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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76%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
7% higher than the national average

79%

Would definitely recommend
9% higher than the national average

Riverside Methodist Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%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%67%66%

Riverside Methodist Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent. Wise. Works fast and SMART. Ethical. Dependable. THE BEST>

May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Beech

Dr. Stephenson and his staff are excellent. The doctor listens well and gives clear explanations of his suggested treatment plan. He is kind and caring and knowledgeable.

Judith Harvey May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Stephenson

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Dunnan

Dr. Woodlief is the kindest and most compassionate doctor I have ever had. He listens to what I say and I never feel rushed. I know I am receiving first class, quality care. His nurse Hazel, is an extra bonus.

Mary May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Always addresses my questions. Personable and makes doctor's visit pleasant. I will be very, very sad when she and her family move.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rock-Willoughby

Great visit. Good rapport, easy to talk to, and very professional.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Buechel

The office was prepared given the current climate. Safety of the patients was a high priority. Dr. Hickman as well as the office staff took their time with my current medical needs and everything was addressed in detail.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hickman

Dr Richard's has been my primary care doctor for over 5 yrs. I never feel rushed in an appt, he takes time to listen to me. You can tell he cares about his patients. I think he is a great doctor and I would highly recommend him.

Barb H May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Richard

THE BEST! STARTED WITH DR. WULF - ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THIS WONDERFUL GROUP. WHEN DR. WULF GAVE UP HIS PRIVATE PRACTICE, MY HUSBAND AND I ,UNHAPPILY, TRIED SEVERAL OTHER DOCTORS. WHEN WE FOUND DR. MOFFA WE FELT SO FORTUNATE AND I CONTINUE TO SING HIS PRAISES. HEATHER PHALEN

HEATHER PHALEN May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Moffa

I’ve seen many dermatologists in my time. Dr. Conroy and his nurses are amazing! He took time to hear my concerns and explained his thought process behind the therapies he had in mind for me. A very “real” doctor, a very “real” person. I would recommend him to anyone!

A.A. May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Conroy

I was seen for BWC second opinion right shoulder surgery. He made me comfortable and confident he could help me, and he did!!!

Denny Woods May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kovack

I have been a patient of Dr. Lutz for many years and I am 74 years old. He is the best Dr. I have ever visited!

Ronald Six May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lutz

He is the best doctor I have ever had great bedside manner there hasn’t been any thing that he hasn’t been able to help me get well

Martin cossin May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Holtzapfel

Amber G. May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bagenstose

CC May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Hurst

The best Doctor ever!

Sally zuccaro May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Blakely

Very friendly and knowledgeable. Very organized and well run office. Every one is so friendly.

Coco May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Albright

The office was able to get me in the next day as a new patient. Super excited about that! The whole staff was very nice and I didn’t have to wait but maybe 5-10 minutes. Dr. Chidester is knowledgeable and was very easy to talk to.

Lisa May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Chidester

Love Dr. Shell, have been his patient for many years. He always listens to what you tell him, encourages you to keep well and will help as much as he is able with your concerns. Dr. Shell is the best doctor overall doctor that I have had. Thanks Dr. Shell for being there.

Shirley Tisdale May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Shell

In person visit for new skin rash—Dr. Varveris, my long-term internist, addressed my problem thoroughly and with personal interest.

Sherrie Zimmerman May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Varveris

Merry/Joel May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Van Steyn

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Gittins

Took my wife to see him because she has had sever knee pain past 2 months. Did not act like he cared or believed her after looking at an x-ray. Seemed as if we were a bother to him and wasting his time.

May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hurst

Highly recommend

tom May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Ashley Timberlake May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Christofides

Dr. Liu is friendly, professional, and always takes as much time as I need for my appointments. Highly recommend!

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Liu

Very good.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Hickman

During my Annual physical Dr. Hagen listen to my concerns and addressed them accordingly.

May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Hagen

Dr Ashraf is great, we love that we dont need to make appointment walk in clinic

Mandy May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

She was attentive, and I did not have to keep repeating myself.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Murphy

Jeff Currence May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Shehadi

If your looking for a surgeon who will spend 5 minutes with you and not even read your chart this is the guy.

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Herceg

Always a good visit. My wife & I have been a patient of Dr. Gramann since 1992.

Richard M, Carroll May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Gramann

Great at troubleshooting my mask problems

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Walter

Robin W. May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Straka

Kylie May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Hines

Dr . Dunnan is an excellent physician who I believe is very dedicated to his profession .

john bolt May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Dunnan

Dr is great. Med combination has really helped me. He is very through and knowledgeable. Office staff could use some help with organizing. Very hard to get through to office staff. Office wait time not bad. Best I have felt in years.

May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Saribalas

BR May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Botkins

Dan May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Abaza

Always feel like a thorough exam and not rushed through visit. She is not condescending or dismissive. Gives good suggestions for lifestyle changes without lecturing.

May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Huston

I have recommended Dr Kelly to friends! When my husband lost his Dr he started going to her and loves her also. She is very caring and thorough and prompt!

Linda Tisdale May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Kelley

I have always received excellent care from Dr. Hackett. He is always looking out for the safest and best methods for my care. I have beening going to him since I was 19 years old, I am now 41, & he has delivered both of my children. He is amazing!

Shari Johnson May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Hackett

I’ve moved from Dublin twice and still use Dr. Dunnan. He has never let me down. I’ve been misdiagnosed at Urgent Care facilities and he has immediately corrected any problems. He is a great guy and his staff is great as well.

Joe Keenan May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Dunnan

Johnnie Edwards Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Arlin

I like the doctor because he incorporated alternative medicine with modern medicine when coming up with a treatment plan. Who know my muscle aches were due to vitamin d3 levels being low, I would have continued to take ibrufine and potentially hurt my stomach.

frank Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Dr. Ecker is a wonderful physician with excellent diagnostic skills. I truly appreciate his practical, down to earth, no nonsense approach and sincere kindness. He and his staff are extremely professional and ready to help you whenever needed.

J. Henry Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ecker

We have been visit Dr. Ashraf for few years excellent physican will recommend him to anyone looking for a doctor

Julio Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Dr. Budzik and his staff are very attentive and compassionate and extremely knowledgeable and professional. I would highly recommend Dr. Budzik

CHRISTINA HUTCHINS Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Budzik

N. R. Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Straka

AJB Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ueberroth

Dr. Hundley is amazing, Kimberly is amazing, I have no worries about anything I just know that it will be handled the right way, these too are great people

Rob Thompson Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Hundley

Wellness Medical Clinic works perfect for us, they have a no appointment walking service sometimes wait can be long but we like the walk in service very much great doctor

Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Excellent physician, very knowledgeable compassionate

Tony haywood Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

We have been visiting Dr. For many years he is very knowledgeable and caring if you are looking for a doctor I would recommend him.

Erma Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Been visiting him for years excellent physician

micheal sandoz Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ashraf

Andy Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Katapadi

Dr Blossom was my husband’s surgery....5 by passes and a valve replacement. He was wonderful....kind and compassionate, very informative....an excellent doctor. We are very thankful for him and his team! Highly recommend him!

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Blossom

Tracey Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. DePerro

Amy Wise Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Grayson

Dr. Hospel has been our family doctor for 20 years. He pays attention to our concerns, goes the extra effort to ensure the best possible treatment. Complete confidence. Office staff always prompt, helpful and friendly.

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Hospel

Lee Schaefer Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Singh

No. I would NOT recommend. Not helpful in a true emergency situation. Office staff rude as well. You can do better.

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Gordon

Chelly Haygood Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Berlet

Deb D. Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Novi

Worst visit I have ever had..... and her staff is rude and condescending.... Buyer Beware

1 unhappy camper Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Rittenberry

John Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Heck

Marianne Miller Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Coss

Mary Johnson Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Philbin

The best family Dr. I have ever seen.

Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ryan

DD/A Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hundley

Dr. Shehadi is the best. Removed a growth from between two discs and fused the 2 together. Pain immediately relieved following surgery, recovery superb--- remarkable. Felt near normal after 2 weeks, and at 4 weeks completely normal. Thanks Dr. Shehadi!!!!

Bill Sparks Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Shehadi

Barb Green Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Stephenson

I have nothing but good comments of Dr Stephenson. He has been great at helping with my pain management due to a back injury many years ago.

Michael Badgley Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Stephenson

Dr. Blake is a wonderful, caring physician. I have lived with pain most of my life, and Dr. Blake has helped me tremendously! She has an excellent staff too!

Cynthia Baker Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Blake

Out of all the years I have been going to the doctors office I have finally found one who I absolutely adore! She actually slows down and takes the time to listen to us and then she explains what she thinks in terms we can understand. She will be my doctor for life!

Denise Lewis Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Todd

Dr. Shoemaker is awesome. He is caring, compassionate and a nice person. He explains very patiently and in details when we ask questions. Great doctor.

Laura S. Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Shoemaker

Doctor Blackburn has saved my daughter's life! I will be forever grateful to her, and also to the office who made an appointment with the doctor very soon. I am expressing my deepest gratitude.

Laura S. Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Blackburn

She cares, listens and is a great Droctor

Tim Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mischler

Richard Whitelock Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Prenger

Dr. Boezi really takes the time to listen and answer questions.

Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Boezi

Listens well. Offers suggestions and works through a solution with me. Always on time and super pleasant.

Happy patient since 2012 Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Calland

Dr. Mewhort is not only a great physician but also a friend with her compassion, caring, listening, and being a great person. She is the best doctor I have ever had and feel so lucky to have her.

Harry Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Mewhort

Had total hip replacement in 2019. Having problems with hip & leg pain. At appointment was told it was my back giving me problems. Thanks for the info but doesn’t help the pain relief.

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gittins

I have been a patient of Dr. Amico’s for almost 25 years. She has great knowledge and experience but also continues to learn and grow. She gives her full attention to you when she’s with you. She is empathetic and understanding.

Yvonne Phillips Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Amico

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Weinstock

Dr. Bacon has been my Dr. For many years and I would recommend her to anyone. She is ver caring and compassionate.

Rose Mary Gerlica Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bacon

Very smart, patient and kind. Always listens and takes his time. Very pleased

Cindy Mays-DeHays Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Woodlief

Dr Roland and staff including NP Michelle are exception ones every aspect of care and manner!!!

James Haunty Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Rowland

Dr. Bracken is a caring and thorough doctor. Her staff is responsive and friendly. I appreciate the work she and her staff does to help me and others stay healthy.

Lisa Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Brackin

I have seen Dr Drankwalter three times and each time he has been patient, encouraging & found the source of my discomfort immediately. A VERY impressive young man, comprehensive in his explanations and never talking down to his patient. Recommend him unreservedly. Office staff is wonderful.

Patrick Colucci Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Drankwalter

Excellent experience always ??competent and attentive ??

Cathy G Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Varveris

Excellent doctor. Cares about his patients. Would definitely recommend him.

Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Baker

I am thankful for the dedication and service given by Dr. Christofides. She listens, takes detailed notes, gives recommendations, and is always accessible by email when questions arise. I appreciate her dedicated staff as well.

Lisa Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Christofides

Recently had a telehealth/telemedicine appointment with Dr Singh and it was an extremely positive experience for me. All my concerns and questions were addressed and Dr Singh was thorough with his information and diagnosis.

Chris Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Singh

Wait times almost non-existent, pleasant staff, Dr. Matt is always pleasant & very knowledgeable.

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Skomorowski

Location

Riverside Methodist Hospital

3535 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH 43214