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UPMC St. Margaret

UPMC St. Margaret is a medical facility located in Pittsburgh, PA. This hospital has been recognized for America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, and more.

76%

Patient Experience Rating

12% higher than the national average

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™ (2022)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024)

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 Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2024, 2023)

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™ (2023, 2022)

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

Surgical Care Excellence Award™

Surgical Care Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in surgical care across 15 of the most common in-hospital surgical procedures including cardiac, vascular, joint replacement, prostate, spine, and gastrointestinal surgeries

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

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 worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

3 ratings were better than expected

9 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

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™

2024, 2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2023, 2022

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™

2022

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 Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2024, 2023

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery Award™

2023, 2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

9% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend

12% higher than the national average

UPMC St. Margaret

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%82%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%62%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%65%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%90%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%56%47%

UPMC St. Margaret

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

In four minutes he gave minimal info about the MRI. Was not interested in talking. Made general analysis of sprain. No interest in my struggle . No empathy. Perhaps my odd hair or being on Medicaid was a problem. Ryan Page a week ago in Sat urgent care was more helpful. I am getting a second...

Jun 14 2024

Review for Dr. Kann

A mental health providers should have to disclose the amount of patients they have involuntarily committed, how many patients returned to treatment after, and how many left all together. Once you’ve been involuntarily committed and then terminated as a patient you lose trust, faith, and money in the...

Hillary Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Richards

Dr B. is a personal and caring physician . is staff were very kind and considerate...Rosemary

rosemary geibel Jun 11 2024

Review for Dr. Brozovich

Dr. Evans and his staff were great when I had both knees replaced. Everyone was so kind and explained what was going to happen when I had the surgery. They helped me understand that there was nothing to worry about. His surgical team came in when I was at the St. Margarets Hosp. and helped me...

debrah gerber Jun 10 2024

Review for Dr. Evans

Dr. Rifkah was very eager to get me out of his office. He talked over as I tried to explain my injury. Acted confused when I told him I’m still in pain. When asked what steps I should be taking he didn’t have recommendations and said to get an MRI an come back. Did not give me instructions for work...

Jun 08 2024

Review for Dr. Rifkah

Location

UPMC St. Margaret

815 Freeport Rd, Pittsburgh PA 15215

CallDirections

(412) 784-4000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is UPMC St. Margaret located?

UPMC St. Margaret is located at 815 Freeport Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15215. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has UPMC St. Margaret won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, UPMC St. Margaret has been awarded with America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™, Outstanding Patient Experience Award™, America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™, and 6 more in the past two years.

Is UPMC St. Margaret highly rated with patients?

74% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does UPMC St. Margaret score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at UPMC St. Margaret?

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How does UPMC St. Margaret rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

815 Freeport Rd

Pittsburgh, PA 15215

Directions

(412) 784-4000