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MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown

MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown is a medical facility located in Columbia, SC. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ and Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™.

67%

Patient Experience Rating

3% 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

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

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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

1 rating was better than expected

11 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

Better than 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

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

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

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than 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

Better than 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 Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2024

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than 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

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

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

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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66%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

1% higher than the national average

67%

Would definitely recommend

3% higher than the national average

MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%79%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%77%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%58%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%84%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%47%

MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%68%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Yankey explained the procedure and gave me a before & after videoshowing the blood flow. All the staff was great and food was good. I felt good about the result.

Dr. Arthur Coogler May 20 2024

Review for Dr. Yankey Jr

My daughter has been seeing him since she was 2 and now she’s 15. There was an issue with her insurance being changed without my knowledge and I was told by his office manager that he will not treat her until her insurance issue was taken care of in which it has been. The problem I have is that they...

Lashonda McClinton May 08 2024

Review for Dr. Gunnlaugsson

Dr. Rhinehart, is a great Dr. My test were fine but he explained that if I had anything else happen to please call. I won’t go to another cardiologist.

Kate Jerkins May 06 2024

Review for Dr. Rhinehart

He is a very good doctor. He takes time to listen to your concerns and is concerned about his patients. He doesn’t dismiss you just because test go well one day because he says anything could happen so please call him. He is the only Doctor that says please call him if anything else happens. I...

Kate Jerkins May 06 2024

Review for Dr. Rhinehart

Dr. Daniel Iseman is a superior doctor. I had just moved from Florida, and I needed a colonoscopy to check on previous colon surgery one year prior. Dr. Iseman cared so much that he looked over my Florida records and immediately called me in for an appointment the next day! He scheduled the...

CM May 05 2024

Review for Dr. Iseman

Location

MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown

2435 Forest Dr, Columbia SC 29204

CallDirections

(803) 620-1655

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown located?

MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown is located at 2435 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown has been awarded with Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ and Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown highly rated with patients?

66% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown score well in safety ratings?

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

How do I get in at MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown?

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How does MUSC Health Columbia Medical Center Downtown rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

2435 Forest Dr

Columbia, SC 29204

Directions

(803) 620-1655