Upmc Carlisle


Patients that would definitely recommend
11% lower than the national average

Upmc Carlisle is a medical facility located in Carlisle, PA. This hospital has been recognized for Joint Replacement Excellence Award™.


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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2021)

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

2 ratings were worse than expected

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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

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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
6% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
11% lower than the national average

Upmc Carlisle

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


Upmc Carlisle

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

Dr. Buerk spent quality time with me. He is very personable and informative. I appreciate his thoughtfulness. I would recommend him to any of my family or friends.

Sep 21 2021

Review for Dr. Buerk

Always takes his time to answer any questions.Great knowledge of his profession and alway professional. Would not go any where else.

Larry L Mullen,sr Aug 31 2021

Review for Dr. Golec

Dr Bower is a genuinely caring doctor and empathic listener. He always takes as much time as is necessary to address all of my questions and concerns. So great to have him as my PCP.

Tom Lebo Aug 27 2021

Review for Dr. Bower

Dr. D is a valuable find. He listens to all my concerns and offers sound advice and treatment. I couldn't be happier with my doctor.

Nancy Moore Aug 25 2021

Review for Dr. Demichele

I'm always treated respectfully and everyone is so nice

Raymond Quesenberry Aug 10 2021

Review for Dr. Buerk


Upmc Carlisle

361 Alexander Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015

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