University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

61%

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


University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center is a medical facility located in Elyria, OH. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™, and more.

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

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

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 Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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 worse than expected

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • 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
  • Bloodstream infection 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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63%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% lower than the national average

61%

Would definitely recommend
9% lower than the national average

University Hospitals Elyria 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%77%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%63%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%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%66%66%

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Did a amazing job removing both my very enlarged thyroids. With it being my first surgery I went in a little scared but knowing that this man was working on me and how long he's been doing this eased my worry that I had. Very thankful for this man.

Nick Douglas Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Guay

DR GUAY IS AWESOME.

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Guay

Judy Hough Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. George

I've been a patient of his for 20 years, just about. He is a fantastic doctor who really knows how to make you feel at ease. While getting through what needs to be done. He was a good doctor when I started with him in the 3rd grade and has only gotten better with age and expirence.

Christine Moore Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

He’s honest and very very good at what he does. Completely trust him.

Judi S Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Khoury

Bob C. @JMC Sep 01 2020

Review for Thomas Lumsden

David Rook Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Pelletier

Still doing an amazing job!!!

Ashlee Pfarner Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Mahajan

Dr. Trabolssi provided me with excellent information about my heart condition. Not only was he extremely knowledgeable, he presented with caring and compassion.

Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Traboulssi

I would highly recommend him. He saved my life. Thank you so much for your patience with me and diagnosing my problem and giving me a few more years on this earth to spend time with my wife, daughters and grandchildren. You are the best.

Stan Manbeck. Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. McGuinn

Dr mansour isckarus is one of the best oncholgiests he is very cleaver has a lot of experience he is tusteed in egypt usa uk I recomened him stongly as trusted well dedicated doctor

mary isckarus Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Isckarus

He comes to our place and takes care of our residents. Really caring individual, everyone likes him. Very thorough are super easy to work with.

Andrew Aug 13 2020

Review for Thomas Lumsden

Absolutely amazing. Went in stressed, left feeling like nothing happened.

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Chari

She always listens to you, not trying to rush you out the door. Does not give up on you and will keep working with you. She shares some tricks that she uses herself. She helped me out so much with my depression after losing my mother.

Marla Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Stamatis

Linda King Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Mohan

Dr. Parikh is a great doctor! Always very respectful of your time and will explain everything thoroughly. I have been going to him for about 2 years and he continues to be a great help!

Julia Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

Shannon Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

He does everything that I would want my doctor to do. Keeps it light, gets straight to the point, conducts his test with a little chit chat in between.

John B Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

Dr. Nemr actually cares !!! Explains in detail and makes you understand whats going on. I am 61 yrs. old and know a genuine person when i meet one. Dr. Nemr is just that .The staff has always been truly professional in every way and will go out of their way to get things done for you.

Ray Chervenak Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Nemr

Excellent

Christina Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Holtzmeier

I was a patient for almost 2 years. Had breast cancer and had a double mastectomy and implants immediately. I had 3 surgeries with dr. Reyes. At the end of 2019 I felt brushed off unheard and disfigured.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Reyes

Kay Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nemr

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

EVERYTHING ABOUT HIM WAS TOP NOTCH. COULD NOT HAVE MADE A BETTER CHOICE TO DO MY VALVE REPAIR SURGERY. THE BEST. VERY CARING DOCTOR. U.H. SHOULD BE GLAD TO HAVE SOMEONE OF HIS STATURE. 5 STAR

GARY HASSEL Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Pelletier

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Myers

She was so down to earth. Took my information of my medicine and help me understand more control my diabetes. She explain about my blood sugars very well. Im feeling good vibe about her and her husband being my new diabetic doctors.

Benny T. Adams 3rd Jun 30 2020

Review for Namrata Kumar

Fantastic. He care for his patients. He tells them what to do control diabetes. Weight loss is his goal for his patients better themselves on watch what they eat. Im thinking having him and his wife as my new diabetic doctors.

Benny T Adams 3rd Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Donald Jackson Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rice

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Schneidler

he should not be practicing, misdiagnosed me for years, and was rude once on went on medicaid, said he didnt make enough money off me to do a pre authorization, refused to give me medical notes

Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Nair

I suffer from severe depression, anxiety and grief. I am very grateful to Dr. Amit Mohan

Teri Jenkins Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Mohan

Kathy Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Meszaros

She’s very east to talk to and is amazing.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

She is very compassions, attention, and kind. My favorite doctor.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

Very thorough regarding my questions

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

I love her. She’s absolutely amazing. Would recommend 100%.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

Have been a patient for several years and have been very happy with the care I have received. It really helps to have a doctor that is familiar with my insulin pump.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

She’s absolutely fantastic.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

Good doctor

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

Amazing doctor.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kovach

I miss her so much. She's carrying, take time to listen to my needs and concerns. Please come back to Petersburg we need you...I need you!

Donna Hargrove May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gilham

very friendly, knowledgeable, and not judgmental like so many doctors today he also takes his time and listens to what you have to say and answers aby questions you have

Patricia Holt May 19 2020

Review for Dr. McKinley

Arunas P. May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

May 17 2020

Review for Dr. Schneidler

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Nichelson

Angela May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hamm

Couldn’t diagnose a dingbat if it flew into her face.

Suffering at the hands of Dr Davis Luarde May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Quick visits that work around my schedule Virtual visits available Dr Mohan is a great listener and funny, very down to earth Ive been seeing him for almost 2 years now My quality of life/mental health has improved greatly!

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mohan

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Schneidler

Rocco Rubino May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kolp

I have never met a doctor who cares more than Dr. Wendschuh. He is experienced, caring, and easy to talk to.

SB Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Wendschuh

Bad... Unthinkable!!!. Did a faulty surgery and hid it from me. Now I have more issues that are far more serious than the original. Stanfield... you're dishonestly is having such an effect on me. You need to really think about that. You should be ashamed of yourself.

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Stanfield

Dr.Reyes preformed a carpel tunnel surgery on my right hand. ,back in the early 90s. This was after 2 had failed by others. He did the best job possible,I have never had another problem with it. So,so highly recommended him. He is awesome!.

Alene Weese Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Reyes

Valerie K. Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Popa

Gary Vinicky Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Berkowitz

He is the bestttt doctor ever!

Megha Gupta Apr 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mohan

Did an excellent job on my knee surgery on 10/11/83. Yes, I remember the day as a 5th grader.

Chris Mathis Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Palekar

He explained a lot of things to me

Michael Mccall Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hazen

Mike & Nancy Peters Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Pelletier

Dr. Bafna performed cataract surgery on my right eye and the results are spectacular. I now have 20/20 vison in that eye and the colors are crisp and clear. Can't wait to get my other eye done. He made the surgery painless and comfortable. Would highly recommend him.

George Jacim Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bafna

Dr. Kumar has been my endocrinologist for 10 years. He has kept my diabetes under good control.

Tom Hardy Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Dr.Sidloski is a great Doctor he took care of my mom about 12 years ago until she pass and I recommend him to anyone may God always bless him,,

Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Sidloski

I couldn't have had a better doctor! He listened to me, came to the ER to see me, did what I wanted Everytime!!! He explains things in ways anyone could understand. I would recommend over and over again. This was the one of the hardest times in my life but he made it so much easier!!!

Ariana Mar 12 2020

Review for Dr. Haas

Shari Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ramadugu

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Singh

Waited for more than an hour. He spent a couple of minutes with me. His resident was very good and professional.

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Spirnak

Takes the time to listen and gives a complete exam.

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Chris K. Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Berkowitz

He has no personality or bedside manner. Like talking to a dead fish. Tells you nothing. Taking my mother to him will be one of the biggest regrets of my life. He doesn’t know what he is doing. I wish we had proceeded with a lawsuit. I wouldn’t take my dog to him. Go elsewhere.

Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Garcia

Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Joyce Anthony Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Harth

Kristie G. - Cleveland, OH Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Pelletier

Elisabeth Albert Feb 27 2020

Review for Namrata Kumar

Mike O Cleveland, Ohio Feb 23 2020

Review for Dr. Pelletier

I have been with Dr. Stamatis for over 20 years. She is a very caring and thoughtful person She will find out what your situation or ailment may be, and get you the help needed. I am proud to have her as my primary physician. I trust her and consider her my friend.

Feb 22 2020

Review for Dr. Stamatis

Appears to do the minimum required. Failed to address profound protein-calorie malnutrition and debility during peri-operative management.

Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Zalud

Dr. Stokes delivered my 3 girls and he’s an awesome OB. He’s always explained all my questions and has a down to earth bed side manner.

Jenny S Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Stokes

Lucian A. - Cleveland OH Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Pelletier

Deborah Jones Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Mehta

Office is inefficient and Kara is not available in any meaningful way, 30 days for an appointment when your afib returns is not reasonable and the option of seeing her nurse practitioner is a no go. Moved on to the clinic and glad I did she missed the flutter doing my ablation

Tom Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Quan

Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Zanotti

My care is in good hands. I have been seeing this physician for a few years and am managing my disease with his help. I have total trust in his skills.

Miriam Mayberry Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

Jayne Fisher Feb 02 2020

Review for Dr. Popa

Mandy Ortosky Feb 01 2020

Review for Dr. Craft

AMAZING DOCTOR! She is the reason BOTH myself and my daughter are here today! We are so very thankful for Dr. Jenkins on so many levels!

K. Crafton Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Jenkins

I have had two lung surgeries with Dr Robke and I am so impressed with him. He is a very good and kind Dr. I recommend him to everyone. Thank-you Dr Robke.

Sheila ware in OH - Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Robke

I have been going to Dr. Parikh for over 25 years. Over the years going to different locations to observe my progress. He is very friendly and courteous.

Steve Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Parikh

I absolutely love Dr Butrey! He does have long wait times, but if you're wanting someone who cares and listens to your concerns he's the one to go to. I myself go and after 3 years, my husband, sons(5&1) go to him. And my daughter will be as well.

Brandi Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. Butrey

Dr. Spirnak is outstanding! He saved my life in 1999.

Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. Spirnak

Parma, OH - Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Vatev

Dr. Carandang is a great listener and very thorough. Her staff are amazing and would recommend her.

Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Carandang

Dr. Kumar explains treatment well and is very helpful. He listened to me and allowed me have a say in my treatment. A caring physician.

Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kumar

I saw this doctor. Was told i had to live with the pain and dizzyness i was having. I changed doctors now i am scheduled for a cardiac catheterization in 2 days. Here one of my main arteries has a large blockage. This doctor just didn't care. Terrible, terrible doctor.

Sharon Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Vacante

Weather was bad. I was 15 min late and said I had to reschedule. Took time off work. Just needed to have a script refilled. Unacceptable. Dropped him after 10yrs. Not worth the drive.

Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kelly

Jan 20 2020

Review for Dr. Marsh

Location

University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center

630 E River St, Elyria, OH 44035

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