University Of Cincinnati Medical Center

64%

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


University Of Cincinnati Medical Center is a medical facility located in Cincinnati, OH. This hospital has been recognized for General Surgery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 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
  • 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
  • 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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
4% lower than the national average

64%

Would definitely recommend
6% lower than the national average

University Of Cincinnati 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%77%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%86%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%49%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%66%

University Of Cincinnati Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%58%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Terri Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Murthy

He called me and explained very clearly what was going on. He was easy to understand, and what he said madecprrfect sense! He is very personable. Very professional. Vicky Lind

Bicky Lind, POA for Anna Lindholm Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Gay

Raymond Hebert Sep 15 2020

Review for Dr. Golnik

Dr. Lewis did my breast biopsy and cancer surgery. She is outstanding, both medically and as a caring physician.

Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Lewis

Love Dr. Brody! She is straightforward, takes time to understand your needs and isn't afraid to push you to be accountable for your health. She's been a great partner in my health recovery and has recommended other resources as I've needed them. I highly recommend Terri Brody!

Leslie K Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Brody

Dr Finnan was able to fit me into his schedule the day after I dislocated my ankle. Highly recommended by a former colleague & after talking with him am glad that I pushed for him to be my surgeon!

Gina Sep 13 2020

Review for Dr. Finnan

Really professional eye specialist. Knowledge plus experience makes her the best.

Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Greff

Excellent personal care with my cataract surgery.

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Marek

Dr. KY was very kind and upbeat. He explained everything in detail and assured me their team was a phone call away. Very reassuring.

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ky

Absolutely, great surgeon, explains things well and listens

Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Sussman

First visit was the eye exam. He was patient and explained to me why my vision was blurry in my right eye. He explained that the cataract was on the center of the lens. He explained the surgery and made sure I understood.

Kimberly McMillan Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

Very professional and courteous. Family friendly atmosphere. Operates in a timely fashion.

Dannie Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Lindsell

Very good

Sep 10 2020

Review for Dr. Schockman

Very thorough in explanations, patient, and excellent results!

Charlene Larson Sep 09 2020

Review for Dr. Mecoli

Highly recommend! All staff professional and friendly. Everyone I encountered (medical, reception, billing) did their best to make my visit successful. For the first time in 50 years, I have 20/20 vision!!!

Leslie Miller Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

Sally Hobbs Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

I'm a 68 year old male. Excellent health. I've had a few surgeries and a bout with melanoma. But, my cataract consult with Dr. Osher was the best experience I have ever had with a medical professional.

Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Osher

Jianping Yao Sep 08 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Dr. Chang is an extraordinary doctor and human being. Empathy beyond compare, consummate compassion, patience , and a great great sense of humor distinguish him. Thank you for always going above and beyond anything we could expect!!

Lindsay’s parents Sep 06 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Dr Fritz was very thorough and educated me about my condition.

Kathy Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Fritz

Lorrain Koehler Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Mathur

Excellent. Timely, thorough and explains things well.

Kippy Jamison Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Schockman

Excellent

Glenn Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Marek

Everything went extremely well. Would definitely recommend to anyone.

Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

I was referred to Dr. Gloster for several Mohs dermatological surgeries. He and his assistant were very careful, competent, caring and professional. The most amazing to me was that after healing I can't find any scars!

Ernest Timlin Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Gloster

Dr khatana was wonderful. He was very patient kind and caring and of course extremely talented. I felt very safe and secure. The outcome was really terrific. I am grateful to him and his staff. Lynn phillips

Lynn Phillips Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Khatana

Sherri M. Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Zimmer

Excellent Knowledge Terrific explanations

James Gillen Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gupta

Staff was very helpful and acted quick to get my son in. Very pleasant experience and with myself in healthcare I understand the waiting period.

Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hinel

Cathy kindel Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

I received excellent care from Dr Arar and his team.

Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

I would recommend Dr.Hinel to family, friends he is professional friendly. I am able to ask questions I never feel like my visit is rushed very fortunate to have such an awesome doctor and the staff is just as awesome.

ROBIN CUNNINGHAM Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Hinel

One of the best! Very clear communicator.

Brad N Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Thoresen

Dr. Tanase is one of the best doctors I have ever seen. He is pleasant, compassionate, and takes his time to make sure he understands your needs and thoroughly explains your condition and treatments. I highly recommend him.

David Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Tanase

I’ve been under Dr. Chang’s care since a burn accident in January and I couldn’t have asked for a better doctor. Always warm, welcoming and extremely helpful/informative. Truly the best in my opinion in terms of how the surgeries came out in the long run and quality of care. Phenomenal.

Nathalie Aug 23 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Very efficient, caring staff. Dr. Hater is professional and clearly explains his findings and options.

Roger Young Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Hater

Dr. Arar is a top-notch doctor. I trust him completely with my vision care.

Michelle Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

Dr. Hater performed 2 successful cornea transplants on my right eye.

Ken Parchman Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hater

Excellent care, professional staff. Dr. Reid was great. I would recommend him to all.

Jarvis Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

Dr. Hinel and his staff were friendly and professional.

Emil Aug 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hinel

Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Watkins

Dr. Richard rood is an amazing doctor He is thorough. Kelly and staff and amazing!!

Colton H. Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Rood

I had a morning appointment. I did not have to wait a super long time before I was called. The staff is very professional, very kind. I was made to feel comfortable. Dr. Reid has a wonderful bedside manner. He is always very professional, knowledgeable.

Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

Aug 18 2020

Review for Dr. Kaufman

Loved the doctor’s help and willingness to treat my problem & I really like all the staff they are very kind& Do a fantastic job- running the office like it’s clockwork- Everyone here is on top of their game & it makes going to see your doctor something enjoyable!

M Aug 15 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

Danielle Ginter Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kaufman

Dr. Michael Hater is very thorough, letting me know exactly what is going on. He is patient and kind. His staff is also very helpful and kind.

Marilyn Profitt Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Hater

The vision in my left eye had changed. Dr. Reid examined my eye to determine what was causing the problem

Ann R Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Reid

Helped my wife get answers to a complex medical issue. Helped her manage her symptoms that were before unmanageable.

MR. SHS Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Bernstein

I could not be happier with the care I receive from Dr Hinel. He and his staff are fantastic! The ongoing treatment he is providing me with has truly saved me from further difficulties. I wouldn't want to go anywhere else!

Kathleen Weaver Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Hinel

My unique eye problem during cataract surgery and weeks that followed made me realize that I was blessed to have Dr Hater as my eye doctor. His experience, manner of explaining the situation , calmness, reassurance and going the extra mile really helped me stay calm and positive.

Joyce A Miller Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hater

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Harper

Dr Tobler is phenomenal neurosurgeon

Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tobler

Anne Ketzer, RN, BSN, MA Aug 01 2020

Review for Dr. Tobler

Dr. Arar is very knowledgeable and easy to talk to. He recommended a corrective procedure to eliminate my astigmatism. The procedure went well and my condition has been cured.

ToolGuy Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Arar

Dr. Ushupun is great. He takes time to get to know you and what you need. He also takes time to really understand your history. I've move about 45 minutes away now, but I still make the drive to see him.

Anthony Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ushupun

Dr. Chu is very professional and well versed in treating glaucoma. My recent lasert procedure went very smoothly.

Robert Hayes Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

I am 81 years old and have visited probably hundreds of Drs. in my lifetime. Dr Che is by far the most comprehensive, professional, friendly and all around best doctor I have ever been treated by. I highly recommend him to everyone.

John Michael Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

He listens diagnosis and gives treatment plans with honesty and respect.

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Baughman

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Guanciale

Show real concern and works hard at maintaining the vision

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Chu

Dr. Greff is very knowledgeable in her field. She takes time to make sure all my questions are answered, that I understand and often explains future possibilities. She definitely cares about her patients and personally called a couple times after my eye surgery to make sure all was well!

Jul 26 2020

Review for Dr. Greff

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Varghai

Jul 25 2020

Review for Dr. Golnik

Wonderful doctor, excellent care!

Diane P Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

He has an awesome bedside manner. He listens to his patients!!!!

Dawna Brison Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Colosimo

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Feibel

Very combative and condescending doctor. Does not listen to patients concerns. He did not review my file, couldn’t remember what we had discussed previously and refused to look at an mri result done by a neurologist in the same healthcare system.

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sassler

Jason S Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Nasser

Dr Hardin is the most knowledgeable, caring physician I have ever had as a primary care doctor. He gives you 100%+ of his time and listens and respects your concerns. Lucky to have Dr. Hardin as my physician.

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Hardin

The service is second to none. Staff are friendly and knowledgeable. The doctor is super.

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Shaftel

Dr Chang is an excellent physician. In my experience I find him the best M.D. I have encountered at Cornell MedicalCenter.

Margaret Burbidge Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

He is a great surgeon and he is explains this so well about your surgery. I liked his nurse practitioner as well. They seem like a great team.

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Grawe

Dr. Malti Vij is very thorough in her review and she listens to her patients. She will try new things if something isn't working. I have never felt rushed and she always answers my questions.

Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Vij

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Rajsheker

Great doctor

Rodica Baptiste Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Dr Ersnt is a great doctor, my epidural procedure was painless, great experience

Guy Gunacar Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ernst

He was amazing.

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Chang

Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Chaudhary

Philip L Gissen Ph.D Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Lenchitz

Sue Cornelius Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Dailey

Sandy Mills, R.N, M.Ed. Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Nasser

Truly the best dental office I have ever been too.

Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Shaftel

Just an amazing person and Dr. absolutely zero negative!

Cynthia Thornburg Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Simeone

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Thurman

Norma Rivera Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Louis

We love Dr Jerkins! He has seen both my young children and is so kind, caring and thorough. My husband and I always feel confident about the plan of care and follow-up. I highly recommend!

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Jerkins

Brian Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Continenza

I love his bedside manner, is very thorough and he save my life. I had a quadruple bypass with him and surgeon I heal beautifully

Faye Hatfield Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Abdallah

He was very nice make you feel comfortable. He explains everything he is saying it doing he is very respectable to your feelings an he doesn't rush out room he listens.

Tisha Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Boldt

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ware

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Cohen

Awful.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Cavitt

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. George

All went well.

Darrell Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lindsell

Location

University Of Cincinnati Medical Center

234 Goodman St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

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