UH Geauga Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

UH Geauga Medical Center is a medical facility located in Chardon, OH. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience 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.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)

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

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
9% higher than the national average


Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

UH Geauga Medical Center

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


UH Geauga Medical Center

National Average


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



Provider Reviews

Everyone very nice, efficient. Easy to work with and got me in quickly for each appointment

Karen H. Nov 21 2020

Review for Dr. Harmat

Dr Sarkisian takes the time and explains everything that he will do and has done. He is a great guy!! His team at the office and at the surgery center are all awesome!!

Debbie M. Nov 21 2020

Review for Dr. Sarkisian

Excellent, thorough discussion of my care.

Nov 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lautman

Dr Dunn explained my entire procedure thoroughly and has done a great job with my care throughout the whole recovery.

Anonymous A. Nov 17 2020

Review for Dr. Dunn

Kim Koberns Nov 16 2020

Review for Dr. Pawlicki


UH Geauga Medical Center

13207 Ravenna Rd, Chardon, OH 44024

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