Roper Hospital

83%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% 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

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and neurosurgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • 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
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

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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81%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
12% higher than the national average

83%

Would definitely recommend
13% higher than the national average

Roper Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%85%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%84%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%70%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%89%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%62%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%75%66%

Roper Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%69%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%70%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

The treatments were very effective and have made the pain in my back and neck so much better. The staff is always efficient and friendly. They are simply the best!

Carolyn F. Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

I had a mitral valve repair 4 weeks ago and am recovering wonderfully. Dr Ross, his staff and the Roper nursing staff was as good as any I have experienced. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing surgery. Neil B. Hilton Head

Neil Boderman Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Dr. Newton is the type of practitioner who takes the time to talk with you. He is caring, kind, patient and works with you to find the best solutions. He has been my MD for 25 years. I recommend him to all who want a doctor who listens. Lastly, the wait times are short!

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Newton

Angela Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Duc

Isabel and Mark Pfeffer Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Royall

Shirley Bowen Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mathews

Dr. Nemeth and staff are excellent! They are very professional and very clearly address my pain needs. I was scheduled into the clinic and treated quickly. I was greeted with smiles, understanding and a willingness to help at a point when my pain had reached and intolerable level. Kudos!

Michelle Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Nemeth

Carole Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Haskins

It has been an amazing experience. Everybody has been very nice and helpful. The treatments are definitely helping. I strongly endorse the Non-Surgical Spine Center for anyone dealing with pain!

Ricky H. Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

Dr. Young and staff provided excellent care pre/ post operation for a total shoulder replacement. Dr. Young and his staff are very informative and accommodating.

TFH Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Young

Dr. Frain was knowledgeable and explained options clearly. His nurse, Steve, is excellent. I have no issues with the office staff

David N Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Frain

He is an excellent physician, he is very caring and listens to you and explains in a way you understand. I would recommend him to anyone

IRENE HENDERSON Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Dr. Sandhu saved my husbands life!! She stood up for him against the pulmonary doctor and got him on tract. Wonderful doctor!!

Robin M Haynes Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Sandhu

Lillie Mae Jenkins Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Excellent. Listening

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Cain

Dr. Funcik explains everything so well and pay tremendous amount of attention to detail. You can really tell he loves what he does. Staff is so friendly.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Funcik

Excellent orthopedic doctor/surgeon and practice! He replaced both of my mother's knee joints and has now done very well diagnosing and administering care to my right knee!

William M. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Zimlich

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Funcik

Dr Brown was patient, caring & a true professional. His entire office staff is very professional. His office is very clean & I had no wait time at all.

Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Katie Secrest Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Pagan

Dr. Trantham, is an amazing Dr. She takes care of me and yes,I would recommend her to my friends.

Gail Barrow Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Trantham

Routine physical. He was thorough and listened attentively to my concerns.

Michael Wingard Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Cain

Attentive and listens to what you are saying to understand the whole picture/patient. Caring!

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Frizelle

He's been my doctor for the last 4 years and I can genuinely say he cares. He ask questions and he listens to my concerns. Very honest and dependable.

Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Yuen

I found him to be extremely polite and he took a lot of time explaining and answered all of my questions. He did. It rush my appointment. I was very impressed.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ravenell

Alex Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Ottinger

This was my first virtual appointment with Dr. DeBerry; She was every bit as thorough and attentive as if I was there. All labs and notes from other doctors were discussed and she knew exactly what I had been through since my last visit. Took time to answer all my concerns .

Susan R Donofrio May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Deberry

Dr Ramsay is a great doctor, always takes time to hear your problems and talks through your diagnosis.

Diane Leland May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ramsay

Mrs Shideler May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ohlson

Dr was fine but very stingy with refills for simple BP meds. Raised self pay from $90 to $165. I can never afford to go back. Took blood but I never heard back what the results were since Jan. I didn't call to check either as phone staff not that helpful.

Phyllis Gabor May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Etikerentse

My best oncologist now..

Frank Bautista May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lingerfelt

The worst experience I have ever had with a doctor. She was not kind or empathetic, and her interrogatory manner of asking questions was very uncomfortable. I couldn't get a word in edge wise. I left the office crying.

May 25 2020

Review for Dr. S. Mika

Excellent dr highly recommend. Always available when I need him. I have him for 7 years.

Eser Okay May 23 2020

Review for Dr. McLaughlin

Michelle May 23 2020

Review for Dr. McIntosh

Dr. James is a wonderful doctor. She was attentive to my concerns and her staff went the extra mile in making sure my insurance would cover my procedure. I'd recommend her to anyone and see her again if needed.

Lee Anne Leland May 23 2020

Review for Dr. James

Dr McGaha is great. He really listens and cares. We have 3 kids that just "graduated" and we miss him!

May 22 2020

Review for Dr. McGaha

The best in SC! Not only is Dr. Solomon an excellent surgeon, his entire staff is caring and professional. I have never been in any Dr office that ran like a well oiled machine! Amazing care!

Carol Scott May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Very thorough, explains in detail. Outstanding physician and bedside manner. 10 stars!! D Glazier. Thank You**********

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Ghegan

Glynnis May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Johnetha Broderick May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Etikerentse

my visit was exeellent. excellent doctor and staff

milton clemons May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Irions

I feel blessed to have been referred to Dr. James for surgery to remove a very large kidney stone. She communicates well and is a caring, proactive physician.

May 19 2020

Review for Dr. James

My yearly annual checkup went well and everyone was very courteous and very professional

Karen R Snipe May 15 2020

Review for Dr. Frizelle

Gene May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Carney Young

Doc did my eyes about 10 years ago. He did a great job. I came in recently for a facelift and I have been really happy with the results. I am about 6 months post op. I would refer anyone interested to Dr. Tom. Great team.

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Funcik

Dr. Deberry is a outstanding physician very competent and effective and through.

Brown May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Deberry

I did not have a good first experience with him. His office wait time was ridiculous. He seemed rushed and like he didnt want to be bothered. I left with no answers and it's hard to get ahold of his nurse. Not the place for me!

No thanks May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Wingo

Great visit, he did a great job , So Thankful for him

William C Summers May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Litsey

He is my sister's doctor and she is satisfied with him. Unfortunately we have never been able to get set up on his patient portal with numerous attempts.

Marcia May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Gleaton

Amazing caring doctor. Excellent staff. Dr. Alexander is very concerned with patient care and effectively treating your pain.

Linda W. May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

Steve P. May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

Dr Brown and his staff are highly professional, compassionate and efficient. I totally trust Dr Brown to take care of my issues with my feet. I feel fortunate to have found their office!

Nancy Guerry May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Great mind and great bedside manner. Worth traveling to see.

May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Mathews

Elizabeth L. May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nussbaum

Dr. Orcutt has helped me find my way after my diagnosis in January. I feel his skill is at a level that leads to trust and I am very comfortable with him.

Julie Saunders Monroe May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Orcutt

MUSC Patient May 05 2020

Review for Dr. Ravenell

Great doctor. Very thorough and conservative.

May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Ernst

I had my first consult with Dr. Funcik today. We discussed a Rhinoplasty. He spend an hour with me discussing in detail what to expect and look for. We imaged my nose and that was so exciting to see the end result. He is funny and knowledgeable. His staff was great too.

May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Funcik

Excellent

Lou Faraone Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Brown

Thank you Non-Surgical Spine Center for getting me in quickly after I hurt my back. The entire team is friendly and the treatments were very helpful. I highly recommend!!!

Ashley A. Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

Dr. Alexander was top notch. Overall great experience. Thanks so much for helping me with my pain. Happy to be doing so much better now.

Alyssa Z. Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

Dr. Alexander and his staff are fantastic. Doing so much better.

Travis B. Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

Dr. Tom is the best!!! I always have a great experience. I send all my friend to him. Kind, caring, personable. Great results.

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Funcik

I searched for a few weeks looking for a doctor. I found Dr Gluzberg and was very impressed with her reviews. She is 100% excellent. I felt very comfortable as if I new her for a long time. Very caring, trustworthy and takes all the time you as the patient needs. EXCELLANT!!

Tammy W Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Gluzberg

Michelle Wilson Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Bowen

I've been going there for about 2 years now. Very caring doctor.

Stephanie Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Katz

Dr. Mughelli took wonderful care of me! He was very informative and caring.. I went to him scared and confused about my case. He walked me through all the available information and made sure I was comfortable before and after my surgery..

Glenda L Smalls Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Mughelli

Natalie Duvall Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Donaldson

Amazing and caring doctor!

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. MacIlwaine

Very attentive. I was very pleased.

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Litsey

I have been coming for years.I get asked often what my secret is.. I always refer to Dr. Funcik. He is so natural and never pushes me for more. I love my results and look forward to each visit.

Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Funcik

Dr. Nemeth has been a great resource for my chronic back and neck pain, and is always very positive and pro-active in try procedures that will relieve the pain. Answers all questions thoughtfully and in a way i can understand. Also, the staff there is friendly and efficient.

Sea kayaker Apr 18 2020

Review for Dr. Nemeth

I would refer Dr LITSEY to anyone. Im BLESSED to have a Dr who cares enough to be honest, trustworthy and THROUGH. There are not enough drs like him. His staff is always nice and patient.

Kira Watkins Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Litsey

Superb doctor. He listens. Responsive.

Jerry Simmons Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hickman

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Shaffer

Chelsea Apr 11 2020

Review for Dr. Irions

I loved the telehealth call. The only thing missing was the hands on exam! But I love Abby Gass. I’m so sad that she is moving out of state.

Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Gass

Dr Zimlich listens. He takes his time and explains what the problem is. Options for treatment are suggested and the decision is left up to me.

Eric N Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Zimlich

Bill LeJeune Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kassur

HE IS A GOOD DOCTOR

Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Hepburn

Corey W. Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. McLees

Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hallmark

I've had positive experiences with Dr Bahadori at every appointment and I wanted to thank him today on NATIONAL DOCTORS DAY.

Barbara Boland Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Bahadori

I have great respect for Dr. James. She is always pleasant to deal with and very knowledgeable and professional in her interactions.

Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. James

Very little wait time and all needs were met. She patiently listens to your concerns and never rushes you. I will miss her!

Gigi Thompson Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Gass

Dr. Grover is the best ever. OK, I was somewhat panicked by Covid-19, really thought I had a bad cold but wasn’t sure. He asked all the right questions, promptly diagnosed my condition and prescribed meds and ‘get well’ things to do. He is a compassionate and expert practitioner.

John Maginn Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Grover

She has been my primary care for almost 4 years and she’s very through and helpful! Her staff is very responsive and helpful also!!

Trisha Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Lominchar

Mrs. B. Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Pappa

Very pleased with Dr Strickler, the only thing bad I can say is the wait time was too long, otherwise I like Dr Strickler, he was good to my daughter and didn’t pass us off, he took her as his patient hope to come back for many years, very pleased with office staff also!

Billie Harris Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Stickler

Nightmare. Dr. Myers is a stealth neuro. Go and get a real one. Good luck getting a live person on the phone during business hours. You have a better chance of talking to the Pope.

Handsome Dave Mar 24 2020

Review for Dr. Myers

Dr. Robert Cain is very calm and show genuine concerns and caring services for his patients. His diagnosis are always on target! I highly recommend him as a Family Internist.

Michele Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Cain

I have been seeing Dr. Steele for about 8 years now. I met him when I was admitted into the hospital through the emergency room. He is one of the best and nicest doctors I have met. I highly recommend him. He is knowledgeable and has a wonderful bedside manner.

L Frye Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Steele

Excellent appointment. He has healed my wound and been so encouraging and smart!

Ana María McCaa Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Santamaria

Excellent staff. Came in with lot of back and leg pain from a large disc herniation. Really wanted to avoid surgery. I am now almost completely pain free after only two nerve blocks. I would recommend Dr Alexander to everyone.

Josten B. Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

My results have been excellent overall. Back and leg pain is significantly improved. Five stars results!

Anonymous Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Alexander Jr

David B. Reynolds Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kassur

Location

Roper Hospital

316 Calhoun St, Charleston, SC 29401