Palmetto Health - Baptist

67%

Patients that would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

9 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs 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

67%

Would definitely recommend
3% lower than the national average

Palmetto Health - Baptist

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%83%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%80%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%61%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%60%66%

Palmetto Health - Baptist

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%67%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Stuck is a very concern person who cares about her patients. She takes the time to listen to her patient and gives her best medical advice. If have a concern she orders to help figure out what is causing the problem. She continues to research or refer the patient to an outside agent.

Miriam J Trezevant Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Stuck

Chris Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Morrison

I loved Dr. Munn. She listened to me and was concerned about my symptoms! I would highly recommend her!

Nancy Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kraemer

Cristina Powers Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Grosslight

BertHaynes Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

The staff at Donen Davis was fantastic! Everyone was courteous and friendly and they made the patient process easy and seamless. Dr. Davis was engaging throughout my visit and provided a wonderful experience.

Ryan Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

C. Sanders Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Humphrey

Dr. deHoll is caring and a great listener.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Deholl

Dr. Davis is great! Very knowledgeable, helpful and patient!!

Monica Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Very professional office Dr Davis takes the time to meet your needs by asking questions about what you want. Will go back again!

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

My team of Dr. Mustafa and Kitra have been my angels. I am alive after almost 3 years. We are now researching a transplant. SCOA has the most respectful and pleasant staff. 5 stars on my care so far. Hope to update review in 10 yr.

Thomas P Lee Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Mushtaq

Chapman H. Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Dr. Gordon is changing her practice to a Boutique medicine service on a cash only basis.

May 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gordon

Best doctor I ever had. He is retired now.

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Stuckey

She’s courteous , compassionate, and very professional! She’s a hands-on doctor! Her staff is the absolute best!

Pandrea C May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Gordon

Highly recommend May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Armsey

I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ANYONE AND EVERY ONE.HE HELPED MY HUSBAND LIVE LONGER AND IN BETTER SPIRITS THAN ANY DOCTOR WE WENT TO. GOD LET HIM LIVE A LONG TIME SO HE CAN HELP OTHERS. THX DR.BARNICK

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Barnick

He cares for my elderly mother. The most caring, compassionate doctor we have ever seen. Includes the patient in deciding protocol explaining everything. Highly recommend.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Shure

Very unprofessional. soley focused on us buying medical equipment. Ignored our concerns at every visit. Passionate on getting my child on different medicines when we weren't even having a problem in those areas.

Concerned parent Columbia SC May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Pittard

He is both negligent and incompetent with a God complex.

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kinder

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ghent

Dr. Peelle did an amazing job with my surgery I had a l4/l5 disk herniation with numbness to my toes. I was in extreme pain and I could barely walk. He did a great job and has excellent bedside manner. 6 weeks later I'm pain free. I cannot thank him and his team enough!

Danielle May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

Tendon release. Dr careless.

tammy May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Fulton

Worst quack ever! In addition to being incapable of diagnosing the obvious, he will prescribe meds knowing that you are allergic to them. Stay far away from this idiot.

Walter May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Oliver

Bill H. May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

JoshT May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

B. M. Anderson Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Hopkins

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Ackerman

Dr. Leppard saved my husband's life when we went to the ER at Providence Hospital a year ago. He is probably the most stellar surgeon in Columbia. We would recommend him to anyone and everyone AND he just happens to have been my student at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School two decades ago.

Salley (Ashley ) Davis Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Leppard

Barbara and Andrea Autry Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Siddique

Steve, Barbara and Andrea Autry. Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Pineda

William Carey Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hernandez

Dr. Grainger was great and I highly recommend him. However this is the most disorganized practice I have ever encountered!

Alvin Steingold Apr 14 2020

Review for Dr. Grainger

Always responsive!

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Morrison

Ann Apr 05 2020

Review for Dr. Odom Jr

S.P. Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Laffitte

Ms. P Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

This Dr or Nurse Practitioner wrote a prescription for my cousin for a drug called Flomax. My cousin is a 68-year-old woman. This drug is NOT approved by the FDA for use in women.

Simone Thompson Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Massey

Claudia Pickett Mar 29 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

They never gave me any problems after either. He used the same scars this time for my MCL surgery so I wouldn’t have new ones and they look great again as well. I truly trust his knowledge and opinion and his skills in the surgery room.

Mar 29 2020

Review for Dr. Noojin III

Excellent. I'm a doctor rating a doctor. He is the best internist I've ever used

Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Deschamps

Dr. Matthews is thorough in her consultations, answers patients' questions and explains her recommendations, which are adapted to each individual's circumstances. She is genuinely interested in and attentive to her patients. Her staff is friendly and kind.

Yolanda Ganong Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Matthews

very responsive to questions. spent the time required to make me feel comfortable

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ditzler

Very rude. No bedside manner

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Deschamps

Dr Davis is a truly gifted Doctor. He is an expert in his field and goes out of his way to make his patients feel safe and comfortable. His work is remarkable, and above all, he is a good person, always putting his patients first!

Robin Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Kersha Sessions Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Odom Jr

Jerald (Jeri) Mckie Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Skaggs

it was very friendly. very informative. they show that they care. very professional and thorough.

David Gmerek Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

Love love this office so much! Staff is always willing to help and so friendly. Dr. Ravenell is a pleasure always and so knowledgeable.

Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Ravenell

Dr Peelle and his staff are top notch. They provided competent and compassions care for me. My treatment was great and I’m happy I chose his team for my procedure.

Jerry Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

Nona Mickey Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. MacNevin

Katya Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Dr. Lowman is one of the best, if not the best, physician I have seen. I trust him 100%. Wish all the dictors were of his quality and expertise.

Camille Myers Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Browning

Dr. Birdsong has been my doctor for over twenty years. She is competent and thorough and takes all your health concerns seriously. She is an outstanding doctor and she takes time with you -- an awesome physician.

G. Gallman Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Birdsong

Megan Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

TLS Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

HGS Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Yatia Davis Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

KMS Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Paulette Scott-Eaddy Mar 09 2020

Review for Dr. Odom Jr

Dr Lowman is an outstanding physician. He goes above and beyond for his patients. Any concern of mine is always taken seriously. This is a must for me.

Mar 08 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Sherry Driggers Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Did a total knee replacement November 4,2019 been in bad pain ever since 25 trips to physical therapy all they can say is it takes time 4 months later crying a lot use ice packs no better

Cheri Gainey Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kirol

Kelly King Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

Allison Hardin Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

Dr. Lowman has been my gastroenterologist for over 15 years. I have a complicated gastrointestinal tract that he has helped me manage very successfully. His high level of knowledge and compassionate care are outstanding!!

Patricia Anne in Columbia, SC - Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

I have been a patient of Dr. Lowman for 20 years. He is the most thorough and caring doctor you could possibly have. His knowledge of all matters of the gastrointestinal tract is superb. Highly recommend!

Bill G in Columbia, SC - Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

SALC Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Smythe II

Could use some continuing education on bedside manner. Came off as very cocky! I sure hope he does ok with my Mom's surgery.

Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Mirra

I was anxious before my visit but Dr. Lowman’s kind demeanor and welcoming questions took away my fears. He explained things in plain English and was respectful and compassionate. I left feeling hopeful.

Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Best doctor ever! He is very knowledgeable and caring about his patients! Very thorough with a great bedside manner! Highly recommend!!

Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Dr. Lowman is an awesome doctor with the best bedside manner Nd knowledge. He has helped my health issues tremendously. I would not go to anyone else. He is a standup physician.

JEH Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Dr. Clark showed no compassion when giving me a devastating diagnosis. He concentrated on the disease and talked to himself instead of directly at me. I left feeling devastated and vowed not to return.

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Clark

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lowman

Colleen Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Hopkins

From the very first visit I knew I had found the best doctor I had ever had. Sarah is compassionate, caring and diagnoses health issues so quickly. I would recommend her to anyone that cares about their health.

R. Hunter Feb 18 2020

Review for Dr. Schumacher

Walton Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Meadows

Dr. Peelle and staff are professional, friendly. No waiting time -

Sue Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Peelle

Dr. Schumacher is the most compassionate doctor I've ever seen. She takes time to listen to her patients and wants to know what is going on in all aspects of their life. She carefully explains all procedures and treatment options. She is one in a million!

Kay Callihan in Columbia, SC - Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Schumacher

Loved him, he was knowledgeable and made me feel comfortable. Highly recommend him!!

Oanh Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Giudice

The most comfortable I have ever felt with any physician. We have formed a very close relationship over many years. Hilton Head is gaining an incredible physician, who will be missed dearly by her patients in Columbia.

Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Meadows

Dr. Craft was very compassionate and caring to my situation. He consulted with me on a procedure and I found him to be very honest and sincere in his opinion. I would highly recommend him.

Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Craft

He is a great doctor! Very precessional

Jill Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Beasley

Dr. Johnson is the best and has been for the more than 30 years that I have been a patient

Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

Doctor Odom is absolutely fantastic! He has a great personality and truly cares about the health and welfare oF his patients. His recommendations are in the patient’s best interest and he gives all available options and considerations. I would definitely recommend him to my family and friends!

Felicia in Columbia, SC - Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Odom Jr

I felt very judged! He was very impatient and rude I felt. He made me feel like I was just lying and trying to get drugs or something. Yet he still pulled my x-rays and told me I had several things wrong with me but that he could not or would not help me. Very dissatisfied do not recommend.

Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Deholl

Dr tanner delivered my mother and myself, then Dr. Stuckey took over his practice when he retired. I have gone to him literally since birth. Great doctor, no BS, very clear in delivering information about visits. I would highly recommend Dr. M. Stuckey to anyone in South Carolina, Columbia area.

RJLevesqueJr Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Stuckey

Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Neuffer

She is thorough, compassionate, attentive, current on info, and supportive. She is the best Doctor I have ever had.

Marsha Leigh Flynn Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Schumacher

Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Meadows

Brenda Barrs Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Hewett

Both my husband and I see Dr. Gajadar and she is wonderful! Very thorough, personable and down to earth.

M D McDaniel Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Gajadhar

Kathy Feb 02 2020

Review for Dr. Meadows

Location

Palmetto Health - Baptist

Taylor At Marion Street, Columbia, SC 29220