Avera St. Luke's Hospital

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

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
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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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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74%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
5% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

Avera St. Luke's Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%83%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Avera St. Luke's Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%80%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excellent, One of the best!!!! Dr. Kimble and his staff are top notch. This is the second service I had with him in the past two years, both turned out great. Highly recommended.

K.P. Watertown, S.D Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Came in to the ER with severe pain. Dr. Donley was attentive, clear with his questions, empathetic and efficient. He listened patiently to me and to my wife who was with me. My pain is relieved a day later and I have Dr. Donley to thank

Jan 31 2020

Review for Dr. Donley

Nicole Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Cihak

I always feel i'm in expert hands.

Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hanson

All went well

Anonymous Dec 21 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

all the staff was very helpful

Anonymous Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Very comfortable and trusted in good hands.

B. R. Nov 27 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

my son was treated very nicely by the staff. they were all so friendly and helpful.

Anonymous Nov 25 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr. Dheng calms you from the moment he meets with you. He really listens to you. He responds in a calm and caring manner. He really cares about his patients and is very knowledgeable.

Patricia Oct 05 2019

Review for Dr. Deng

This is our fourth time having Dr. Kimbler remove wisdom teeth and another wonderful experience. We would certainly recommend him to any family and friends looking for an oral surgeon. Friendly and expert care!

S. P. Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Had not seen him for four years because his LPN screamed at me so I saw him today at Sanford and he was kind as usual listen wrote things down checked what I asked him to check I know he's leaving Aberdeen I'm very happy for him it's a great doctor

Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. Nyamu

The entire office staff was helpful and nice.

S. W. Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr.Kimbler, made an experience, that I dreaded and had fretted about seem easy and painless. Very pleased with the results!

Sheryl A. Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Over the past 5 years Dr Hanson has treated me for my Hyperhidrosis problem. His staff worked with my insurance to get my treatment approved. I am blessed to have his care.

Sep 03 2019

Review for Dr. Hanson

He has totally replced both of my knees about 10 years ago; I've had absolutely no problem with them. He has helped me with some minor muscle injuries, recommending exercises that have helped.

Sep 02 2019

Review for Dr. Harbert

Wisdom teeth extraction

D. S. Aug 12 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

This is my 4th time here. I would recommend Dr. Kimbler to anyone111

Anonymous Aug 05 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

I felt more comfortable about having this done when assured his allergies were noted and that his care during the extraction was adjusted from there. Thank you!

Anonymous Aug 03 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

I was treated with respect. My questions were answered with clear explanations. I would recommend to others.

Anonymous Aug 02 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Everyone was friendly and informative. They all went above and beyond to get the job done and really care about their patients. We were so impressed !!!

Teresa H. Jul 25 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

I've been seeing Dr. Mogen since I was about 28 (I am now 61) and I can say without a doubt, he is the most trustworthy doctor ever. He has never let me down or misled me, and he deserves a special place in heaven.

Vicki Garcia Jul 22 2019

Review for Dr. Mogen

Daughter had four impacted wisdom teeth - two of which we growing in a crooked fashion. Dr. Kimbler and staff did a nice job with our consult explaining the consquences of waiting too long for extraction and assured us of the safety involved with removal.

Anonymous Jul 18 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr Kimbler was very careful with my daughters health. The first visit she complained of a sore throat and he postponed for a week to ensure she was feeling better.

B. W. Jun 19 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Great experience. Dr. Kimbler made sure to answer all of my questions and explained the procedure very thoroughly. I felt very comfortable throughout the entire experience.

A. W. Jun 14 2019

Review for Dr. Kimbler

The Best!!

Cathy in Selby, SD - Jun 10 2019

Review for Dr. Conklin

She became irritated during my first visit when I refused to have an amniocentesis performed. She indicated that this refusal would compromise her level of commitment to the care of me and my baby. I immediately found another provider.

May 22 2019

Review for Dr. Born

Apr 08 2019

Review for Dr. Fites

Dr. Falk is by far the most knowledgeable and capable physician in the Avera Aberdeen system. He listens to his patients and scrupulously reviews their records. He is compassionate and inspires confidence.

Apr 02 2019

Review for Dr. Falk

Mar 31 2019

Review for Dr. Conklin

I've been to many physicians who have you fill out a long laborious history and then never even look at it. Dr. Abera thoroughly reviewed my history with me, went over my medications with me, listened to and addressed all my concerns.

Mar 31 2019

Review for Dr. Abera

Mar 31 2019

Review for Dr. Wren

Highly intelligent, but rude and arrogant.

BRITTON, SD - Feb 21 2019

Review for Dr. Schneekloth

I had been in pain for over 3 months. And after he reviewed my MRI he gave me several injections which helped with my pain immediately.

Julie Amundsonin Redfield, SD - Jan 31 2019

Review for Dr. Frisco

Dec 14 2018

Review for Dr. Kidwai

Dr. Luzier's office is a wonderful office. We took our 6 month old baby to him and learned of food allergies. They have been so helpful in giving us information and never rush through our appointment.

Jade Moundin Mobridge, SD - Sep 13 2018

Review for Dr. Luzier

Dr. Kimbler was very kind, caring, and personable.

Jun 21 2018

Review for Dr. Kimbler

He has moved to Casper Wyoming . I seen him and he is very knowledgeable,does not rush you answers your questions and makes sure you understand your diagnosis . He is very caring and thorough. I would recommend him

Katherine Smithin Casper, WY - May 23 2018

Review for Dr. Mosada

Not at all likely. He just schedules more appointments and seems to have no interest in the patient .I would not recommend him to anyone. Also long waiting times. Did not help me at all.

Mina SD - Apr 27 2018

Review for Dr. Mosada

Very afraid of dentists in general but this was almost painless.,

Feb 21 2018

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr. Cihak was recommended to us by another family and we are very pleased with his service. He took good care of my son and I. Thanks Doc!

Feb 20 2018

Review for Dr. Cihak

over the past 4 years I've had numerous implants, bone grafting and bridges for restoration of my oral health. The professionalismDr. Kimbler and his staff was above expectations! I will forever be greatful for my treatment .

Jan 31 2018

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Cihak removed my tonsils and adenoids as well as my daughter's. He was very friendly and explained everything very well. I highly recommend his office. His bedside manner is much better than the person that took my son's tonsils and adenoids out.

Jade Moundin Mobridge - Jan 02 2018

Review for Dr. Cihak

Very unhappy with Aberdeen Dermatology's treatment of psoriasis. In fact, their treatment plan made it much, much worse instead of better. Had to go out of town to a dermatologist to get it resolved with proper treatment.

Aberdeen - Dec 28 2017

Review for Dr. Hanson

Procedure went great. Kind staff. Explained things well. Let know if need anything to call.

Dec 12 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

He is very caring and concerned about his patients.

Dec 07 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr was very professional and yet very personal. I am deeply appreciative of the work that was done and how well it looks finished.

Dec 02 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

The nurse and doctor were amazing at explaining everything.

Nov 22 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

he is always very thorough and accommodating

Nov 22 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr. Kimbler made the procedure easy.

Nov 17 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Dr. Kimbler is very attentive and comforting

Nov 17 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Great staff

Nov 17 2017

Review for Dr. Kimbler

sarah davidsonin faulkton sd - May 26 2017

Review for Dr. Frisco

Dr Conklin follows us into the room at nearly every visit. His energy is upbeat, concerned, and compassionate. Couldn't recommend him more. His staff is so attentive and professional, caring and kind. Everyone greets you like a friend they have looked forward to seeing again.

Sioux Falls, SD - May 11 2017

Review for Dr. Conklin

Dr Frisco gave me excellent care and treatment when i underwent several hip injectons. He cared about my pain management and also my future quality of life.

David Kilianin Gettysburg, SD - May 01 2017

Review for Dr. Frisco

I would recommend Dr. Hanson to my friends and family.

Aberdeen, SD - Apr 21 2017

Review for Dr. Hanson

Was too busy to explain anything and didn't even look at injury. Would never go back.

Huron, SD - Mar 25 2017

Review for Dr. Harbert

Aberdeen, SD - Mar 24 2017

Review for Dr. Snow

Wayne & Valerie Jundtin Bismarck, ND - Feb 22 2017

Review for Dr. Wischmeier

I HAVE TOTAL TRUST IN HIS ABILITY. I HAD A TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT DONE BY DR. HARBERT AND HE DID A GREAT JOB. HIS FOLLOW UP AND CONCERN IS STILL ON GOING. WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS.

Denver, CO - Feb 20 2017

Review for Dr. Harbert

Terrible bedside manner, very rude. would never recommend!

Watertown, SD - Jan 15 2017

Review for Dr. Cihak

Dr Weekly treated both my husband I with courtesy and respect. When I was in panic mode on the day of surgery he took the time to reassure me it would all be well.

Aberdeen, SD - Dec 13 2016

Review for Dr. Weekly

This doctor is a loose canon. You never know who you will get, when you work with her. She can be caring one moment, and crazy the next. Patients be ware!

Dec 12 2016

Review for Dr. Stehly

He doesn't understand autism spectrum disorder at all I wouldn't recommend him if you have autism

Korey Lin Aberdeen, SD - Dec 11 2016

Review for Dr. Kiser

Brandiin Lisbon, ME - Nov 17 2016

Review for Dr. Mukerji

Dr Snow has always met and surpassed our expectations! She goes above and beyond what I expect out of a family doctor. I put my complete trust and faith in her. She is very in depth in her diagnosis. I never leave her office without any doubt. I would recommend her over and over.

Aberdeen, sd - Nov 12 2016

Review for Dr. Snow

Traciin Aberdeen, SD - Oct 26 2016

Review for Dr. Wobst

Traciin Edgeley ND - Aug 24 2016

Review for Dr. Kimbler

I like Dr. Gundewar...I think he knows what be is doing and I am very comfortable around him. I think I get more answers from his PA maybe cause she is female??? I don't know. I would recommend him to friends.....good cardiologist office:)

Aberdeen, SD - Aug 21 2016

Review for Dr. Gundewar

Dr. Stehly delivered our little girl. She was very kind, considerate, and friendly but all business when my wife was hemorrhaging. She did a great job all the way through the pregnancy, delivery, and follow-up. I would recommend her in a heartbeat!

Karyl Meisterin Aberdeen, SD - Jul 31 2016

Review for Dr. Stehly

Sheriin Aberdeen, SD - May 27 2016

Review for Dr. Deng

Always a wait, does not fill prescriptions promptly, arrogant.

Tom Oin Aberdeen, SD - May 11 2016

Review for Dr. Knapp

Dr. Thomas Harbert is invested in the well being of his patient. I felt like I was part of a team in my own care as we worked through my options, then the procedure and recovery.

Trishin Miller, SD - May 02 2016

Review for Dr. Harbert

Jackiein Pierre, SD 57501 - Apr 23 2016

Review for Dr. Mosada

Extremely professional!

Nickolasin Aberdeen, SD - Mar 22 2016

Review for Dr. Kimbler

Mar 17 2016

Review for Dr. Kidwai

Terrific. Dr. Fites met with my son, explained the surgery and put his mid at ease over the procedure to be done. Surgery went well and everything that Dr. Fites told us would happen did happen. Follow up has been very good.

Bob Hin Owen, WI - Mar 01 2016

Review for Dr. Fites

disgruntled patient in Aberdeen SD - Feb 15 2016

Review for Dr. Wobst

Very friendly and easy to talk to. Explained everything well.

ryan.mcclainin Aberdeen, SD - Feb 11 2016

Review for Dr. Larson

Did not feel comfortable around him and I had no trust in him.

Aberdeen - Jan 18 2016

Review for Dr. Harbert

LBin North Dakota - Dec 23 2015

Review for Dr. Cihak

Location

Avera St. Luke's Hospital

305 S State St, Aberdeen, SD 57401