Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

80%

Patients that would definitely recommend

10% higher than the national average

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is a medical facility located in Philadelphia, PA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, and more.

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™

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2023, 2021)

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™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2024, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™ (2024, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™ (2024)

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

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

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

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

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

5 ratings were better than expected

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Critical Care Award™

2024, 2023

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™

2024, 2022

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Surgery Award™

2024, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Pulmonary Care Award™

2024

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

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

4% higher than the national average

80%

Would definitely recommend

10% higher than the national average

Penn Presbyterian 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%83%80%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%84%80%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%62%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%86%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%55%52%

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%62%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Carroll was great. Efficient. Professional. Conveyed information clearly. Very responsive.

Mar 02 2024

Review for Dr. Carroll

Dr. Hyder’s office staff is always pleasant and helpful. Dr. Hyder gives a professional yet casual and easy ambiance to every visit I have had with him. He always takes his time to explain what he is doing and what his evaluation is for each exam. He did a procedure on my lower eyelid that was...

Feb 29 2024

Review for Dr. Hyder

Very personable, took time to answer my questions thoroughly, talked about different options and the best order to do them in. I would highly recommend him.

Joe M. Springfield PA Feb 28 2024

Review for Jay Fuletra

I was lucky enough to meet with many caring doctors but Dr. Onuoha is an exception. Her incompetency is concerning and she could not careless about her patients. Definitely do not recommend her.

T. Traz Feb 27 2024

Review for Dr. Onuoha

Going through surgery is always stressful, especially eye surgery. He is very thorough,deliberate with terrific bed side manners. He performs his surgery manually. I am very pleased so far.

Rudy Shankae Feb 26 2024

Review for Dr. Armenti

Location

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

51 N 39th St, Philadelphia PA 19104

CallDirections

(215) 662-8000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Penn Presbyterian Medical Center located?

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center is located at 51 N 39th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Penn Presbyterian Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and 9 more in the past two years.

Is Penn Presbyterian Medical Center highly rated with patients?

76% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Penn Presbyterian Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Penn Presbyterian Medical Center profile..

How does Penn Presbyterian Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

51 N 39th St

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Directions

(215) 662-8000