St. David's Medical Center

78%

Patients that would definitely recommend
8% 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

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

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 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 1% in the nation for providing the highest clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

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

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery, coronary interventional procedures, heart attack treatment, heart failure treatment, and heart valve surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in coronary intervention procedures (angioplasty with stent)

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

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

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical outcomes during and after childbirth and in surgeries that treat diseases and conditions of the female reproductive system

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

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

6 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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).

Learn more about patient experience
79%

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

78%

Would definitely recommend
8% higher than the national average

St. David's Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%81%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%71%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%56%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%72%66%

St. David's Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%65%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Mukilteo is a great doctor she's very professional and the visit was very good always realizing the patient needs. I felt better two days after I seen her great job ??

Donnie Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mukai

Dr Abide is knowledgeable, kind, considerate, patient- oriented, skillful and has my full confidence.

Homer & Frances Jones Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Abide

Pain from October 2019 till surgery in February 2020 after surgery, about 3 months to feel back to normal. Thank-you for giving me the option for NO KNEE REPLACEMENT LOVES< HUG< AND KISSES for my continuing life as I know it!!!!

Lisa I. Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Cunningham

He is considerate and is aware of my condition. It is more like talking to a friend than a doctor.

Richard Bissette Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Mares

Randel Riggins Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Manuel

Knowledgeable, kind, answers all questions asked. Felt very confident about his skills with implanting of pacemakers, defibrillators.

Jenny (optional) Harpole Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bassiouny

Failed to correct origional problem. Penetrated dura and did not repair causing leak of CSP resulting in incredible pain.

Amicus Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

He took a lot of time to answer all of my questions. Great doctor who is a real world guy.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dr Voss is very professional and knows his business.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Voss

He's a great doctor and listens to what I have to say and tells me if I am wrong and then corrects me if I have misunderstood something. He explains it to where I understand.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Mares

Emilio Lerma Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

Dr. Syed has been my cardiologist for ten years or more. I have no problem recommending him. He is kind, thoughtful, a good listener and very knowledgeable. Austin Heart is a great organization.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Syed

C Prater Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Gallagher

I am a long time patient of Dr Voss and other family members go to Dr Voss. He is a great Dr.

Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Voss

Bobbie K. Sutton Jul 12 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Dr. Natale is a world class physician. I highly recommend him and his excellent staff.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Natale

Truly listened and cared about you as an individual.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Ekery

Excellent and caring staff who treat me like family. Dr. Frank is personable, understanding, and listens to all of my concerns/worries. He takes his time with me and looks at every possible treatment carefully before deciding which is best for me.

Karen Smith Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Frank

Excellent

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Loftus

He is a wonderful and caring professional that makes you feel like family.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Venegoni

My initial consultation went well from the beginning to the end. Was reluctant to make an appointment, but I’m glad I did. Dr Wetherold is an excellent physician and staff is patient and kind.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Wetherold

Excellent doctor! I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a cardiologist.

Milton Jamail Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Amjadi

Very personable. Seemed like he cared about his patients.

Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Frank

Jim Dowling Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Natale

Nancy P Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Hansen

Dr. Folkers saved my 93 year old mother's life with his diagnosis and swift action. He kept me fully informed at every turn. Other doctors should learn from this example.

Deborah P. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Folkers

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

Both Dr Gammon and JoAnna are second to none. I have been with them a number of years and each visit is thorough and to the point. They are the most outstanding cardiology team in Austin.

Oscar Gonzalez Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Gammon

Dr. Wozniak is the best! He takes the time to go over all the important factors in your medical history and recommend the next steps in your cardiac treatment. You can tell he is truly concerned about keeping you healthy. You won't find a better doctor.

James Flaggert Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Wozniak

Victoria Melodick Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Natale

Dr. Tucker is an excellent physician. He is thorough and displays care and concern for his patients. I would recommend him to anyone needing a cardiologist.

E.S. Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

20yrs after my initial visit, I am still Impressed how thoroughly each annual visit is carried out.

Dr Lou Cannatti Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. McMinn

I am a long time patient. I appreciate the professionalism of everyone in the office while remaining friendly and caring.

Mary Ann Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

Dr. Elton has been providing care for our son for about 3 years now. She seems to pay attention to what our needs are and offering suggestions and has his best interest in mind. We enjoy Dr. Elton

Meg Bee Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Elton

My wife and I had previously been patients of Dr. Carlson. We were notified by the Hospital that Dr. Carlson was no longer with the Hospital and therefore we would have other Cardiologist to see if we could become there patient. We picked Dr. Risinger and he took us as patients.

Dan Dodson Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

Yes, I definitely would. Dr. Burket is very professional, personable and faith filled. He makes one feel secure with his professionalism and personal approach and he concludes each visit with a prayer. How awesome is that?

Linda Pavliska Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Burket

Paul Burns Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Very smooth under the current situation.

Sellie moore Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Hsu

I have visited with Dr. Hsu in person and or over the phone over the last 10 to 15 years and he has always answered all my questions and been open to my comments. I would recommend him to any family member or friend.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Hsu

Helped to keep me alive for many years. Thanks Doc for all you do. You’re the best.

Greg witte Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bohmfalk

Werner Klampfl Jul 06 2020

Review for Brant Victor

Melanie Hadley Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Turner

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Gorrebeeck

Appreciated that Dr Hsu took the time to address my concerns. He answered questions and discussed recent studies concerning medicines and methods of diagnosis. He and staff are very professional and calm.

Judy L. Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Hsu

Dr. Burkhardt is an exceptionally good physician. I have been cared for by many physicians and I am one myself and he is at the top of my list. His office is clean, modern, and well organized. The staff are all pleasant and skilled.

John N Livesay Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Burkhardt

Patricia Williams Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Revere

I recently completed another annual physical with Dr. Voss. After minimal waits in the waiting and exam rooms, my exam went well and several skin lesions were identified to be frozen on the following day.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Voss

Alan Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Latorre

George E. Vandervort Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Very thorough in explaining what the procedure was going to be and also in the explanation following the procedure.

Earl Mullen Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Pagley

He was recommended by a friend many years ago and I have been happy with him and his nurse!

Janelle M. Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Selmon

Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bergin-Nader

Great service, knowledgeable and listens to his patients.

Brad K Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

She takes time. is detailed. great at referrals. clear. concise. When i first moved to Georgetown a year ago, I waited 6 months for my first appt with her - worth it - absolutely.

Stephanie Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. George

Patricia Saathoff Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Chauhan

I had my annual physical with Dr. Turner just recently. I was extremely happy with my visit with Dr. Turner. He was brief and asked me very relevant questions and a thorough exam in a short time. As my primary physician, he also asked me about my treatments with other specialists.

Sunit K. Addy Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Turner

Dr. Spitler has been my pcp for many years, I have full confidence in her knowledge, she is compassionate, caring, thorough, never rushes me. Among the best physicians I've ever been fortunate enough to know.

Sally H. Ballard Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Spitler

100% and more. He is a wonderful doctor in every way! Got sooo lucky!

Monika Hawkins Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Willis

I have seen over a half a dozen orthopedic surgeons who would not operate on me because of my osteoporosis doctor Wupperman was willing to take on a difficult case I am looking forward to feeling better thank you Dr. Wupperman.

Jeanie goldman Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Wupperman

Texas Tom Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Denyer

I’ve been going to Dr Burket for many years. I think he is a great doctor

Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Burket

Allison was attentive & answered all my questions. I never felt rushed.

ALF Jul 04 2020

Review for Alison Collins

I am a new patient of Dr. Ekery. I have now had two appointments and am most impressed with Dr. Ekery and her staff. She has taken adequate time to explain the recommended course of treatment and to answer my questions fully and completely.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ekery

I'm very happy to have a Dr. Like Dr. Jully Sanchez, when my visit w/her she's always happy n jolly she ? care of her patcients.She has taken good care of me n thats what I like the most .Shes a good Dr.I give her a 5.Thank you Dr. JullyS., I highly recomend you.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Sanchez

Dr. Kocs, his staff, and the staff of Texas Oncology have been incredible.

Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Kocs

Dr. Otero and his team are the best. Great Cardiologist! Thanks for everything.

Bruce Schluderman Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Otero

Dr. Levy and Heart & Vascular staff, deserve more stars! Also, Dr. Levy and his Assistant, Mariette, have always gone "the extra mile" when I needed their help! Their bedside manners exceed anybody's expectations. In other words, they are the BEST!

Magdalena O. Villanueva Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Levy

Very surprised with the visit. Could not ask for better staff, nurses and Doctor! If Dr. Risinger was a GP, I'd switch in a heat beat!

Steve Berezovytch Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

Dr Ozdil is a consummate professional, very competent and caring.

Harvey Guion Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Ozdil

Dr Markus is smart, efficient and kind. I went to him for a very embarrassing but painful issue. He put me completely at ease, explained everything to me, and took great care of me. Wonder man. Terrific doctor.

Shrader T. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Markus

very responsive with the COVID 19 issues as well.

Michael C. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Cunningham

Katie M. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Burger

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Mehta

Frances Bishop Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. McCollough

Very caring and respectful. Would recommend to others in need of a cardiologist.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

I appreciated his honesty about what I was facing with my surgery. He is very professional yet kind and caring. I felt safe having Dr. Sanchez operate on me. I liked that he told me about his experience, the number of procedures he had done. I had no concerns or fears putting my life in his hands.

Pamela Reid Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Sanchez

Annual physical

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Willis

Most professional, courteous and involved doctor i have been to. Takes the time to ask questions.

Angie Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Spitler

Sophia Delacroix Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hall

Anonymous Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Burrus

I've had 2 visits with Dr. Bhatt. He's very professional, kind and takes the time to listen to all concerns. He took the extra time to explain what is going on with my heart and what he and his associates recommend needs to be done.

Elizabeth Ann Lahmon Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Bhatt

I am always treated well during my visits. Dr. Gilbert is very professional.

Wayne Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Gilbert

Tracey Simpson Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Seade

Extremely pleased with Dr. Carter and his team.

Mona Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Carter

PhilAnnualExam Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Turner

I met Dr. Tamu to discuss my options for treating a painful cyst on my spine. I really liked him. He clearly and patiently explained my condition and my options. He has a kind and calming presence and I am trusting him to operate on my spine.

Sarah Baird Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Tumu

Easy to set up appointments, Great staff and excellent care.

Steve Willis Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

Paul Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Lewitton

Dr. Petropoulos is very attentive and assertive as well as very patient with my kids! We love her and her team!

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Petropoulos

Dr. Solomon is wonderful. Very perceptive and caring

John Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Solomon

Attentive, thorough, not a “one size fits all” physician.

Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. George

I was pleasantly surprised how well my first patient visit went, since I have a-fib and high blood pressure and stroke. He recommended some light changes in medications. I was well received and everybody paid a lot of attention to my problems .

Maria Cabral Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

Virgie Williamson Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Burket

I would definitely recommend Dr. Olstein! He answers any questions that I have completely and clearly. He and his staff are friendly and courteous and make me feel more like family than a patient. I always look forward to my visits.

Ronnie Kirkpatrick Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Olstein

Dr. Risinger is a very good doctor who also cares about you, his patient. He is easy to talk to and he listens to what you have to say.

Michael Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

I would highly recommed Dr. Manuel! He's the BEST! Great bedside manner, incredibly knowledgeable and experienced, superior surgeon. He did an incredible job on my hip revision.

Susan W. Kaiwi Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Manuel

Location

St. David's Medical Center

919 E 32nd St, Austin, TX 78705