St. David's South Austin Medical Center

76%

Patients that would definitely recommend
6% 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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

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

3 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

10 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection 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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71%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% higher than the national average

76%

Would definitely recommend
6% higher than the national average

St. David's South Austin 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%78%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%69%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%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%69%66%

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%57%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%75%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

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

Milton Jamail Jul 10 2020

Review for Dr. Amjadi

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 07 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

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

Mary Ann Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

Dr. Srygley is a great doctor. He is always straight with me and professional. I appreciate his service and that of Austin Gastro.

Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Srygley

Virginia Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Emmett

Virginia Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Emmett

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

Very comfortable informative doctor and staff.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Srygley

Compassionate, good bedside manner, takes his time, and talks with you, not at you. Good doctor.

Craig D. Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Srygley

Joanna Purkeypile Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. McClung

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

Dr. Srygley is very patient. He really takes the time to hear you out and is never in a rush. He hears your concerns and takes care of them. He's a great doctor. I highly recommend Dr. Srygley.

Angel Fernandez Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Srygley

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

Extremely efficient & attentive. Totally devoted to her patients, as are her PA's, team, & staff!!!

O Randall R Landmon Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Ranario

Katie M. Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Burger

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Mehta

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

Sophia Delacroix Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Hall

Anonymous Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Burrus

Inez Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Knowles

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

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

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

Ben Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Define rly Great doctor

Mike Vandervort Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Kessler

First visit with Dr. Levy. I found him very professional and very thorough.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Levy

Dr. Swett is great. He takes the time to listen to his patients.

Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

Carroll Axton Jun 29 2020

Review for Dr. Wetherold

Dr. Al-Ahmad and his PA have provided me with excellent care for over two years. I have great confidence in their knowledge, expertise, and professionalism. Everyone at the TCA office is friendly and efficient. Appointments are almost on time.

Sandra M. Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Al-Ahmad

This is the best Eye Specialist I have found for years. I will/ would recommend Dr. Torres to any and all persons.

Sarah Burton Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Torres

Dr. Ozdil always answers all the questions that I have. He also is easy to talk to about any health problems that I have.

Wilbert Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ozdil

Excellent visit. We have a plan. The PA took time to explain all and conferred withDr Z.

Conreda Tande Jun 28 2020

Review for Dr. Zagrodzky

Dr.Lewitton is one of the most gracious and humble doctors I have ever met. He does a phenomenal service for my mother. She feels so content with him.

Toni Holder Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lewitton

From the moment they opened the door until I walkedvvout EVERYONE was WONDERFUL. All were pleasant,helpful and genuinely concerned that my comfort level was met!

Bird Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

Dr. Wetherold is friendly, thorough, intelligent, and professional. She answers questions and takes the time to explain things well. She's personable and caring and I'm very happy to have her as my cardiologist.

Dave T. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wetherold

Dr McClung is spot on with treatment and her office is calming, efficient and well run. Highly recommend Dr McClung for all dermatology services!

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. McClung

Larry Metzler Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Zeineddin

Andrew Rochstein Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Loftus

Dr. Zeineddin has been my cardiologist and my father's for a number of years. Very, calm trustworthy attitude. Treats you like a caring family member with the extra bonus of being a Doctor. Highly recommend!!??

Michelle Metzler Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Zeineddin

It was excellent. Dr. Ranario is very capable and also has a great deal of empathy for her patients.

Don G Dwight Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Ranario

I feel very comfortable during this Covid 19 going to their office for my appts. They have the safety protocol down. I've been going there for years and have been treated very well.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Shimkus

Dr. Nguyen was very nice and informative. The office staff were friendly. Wait time was minimal.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Fox repaired a broken hip for me which was pretty bad. I have a pin and a plate there now. However, I run again. Best surgeon hands down. And his attitude and friendliness go a long long way ! Thank you !

Mike D Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Fox

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Paxton

Dr. Kelly takes the time to explain complicated situations in layman's terms. I appreciate his candor and his approach. I've recommended him several times to others.

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kelly

As always, my visit with Dr. Risinger on 6/19 was very pleasant. The services provided were excellent in every way. I will certainly recommend Dr. Risinger & Austin Heart to anyone I know.

Lynda Murphree Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

Dr. Tucker has been taking care of members of my family for several years. We are all very pleased with his professional as well as her personal care and concern. We have complete trust in him and would not hesitate to recommend him.

Kathy Duecker Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

It is always a pleasure when I have an appointment with Dr. Westmoreland and his staff. They make you feel at home.

Dennis S. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Westmoreland

Dr Goldberg is very pleasant, professional and thorough. He is patient and spends a lot of time with you answering all questions. I had knee replacement two weeks ago and things are improving dramatically. His staff is also professional and pleasant to work with.

R Russell Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Great safety Covid- 19 protocols for patients. Dr. Shimkus is a great doctor, he answers all your questions .

Juana Maria Martinez de Duran Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Shimkus

I have been seen doctor horn from the begging of my pregnancy she has been so great always answers any question you may have there staff is also great they are all very sweet

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Horton

I receive ultra sound guided injections for lower back pain from Dr. Bunch. Dr. Bunch and Angel take really good care of me and I appreciate them both for being so thorough with my care and keeping me informed.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Bunch

Dwight Holland Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Ozdil

Dr. Kelly is friendly and knowledgeable. It is always such a pleasant surprise to find out how many of our friends and acquaintances depend on him for their eye care.

Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kelly

Dana Liburdi Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Crawford

The surgery went smoothly and so far the recovery period is on schedule with no complications.

Fred Brinkley Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

On time, very professional, very caring. Really pleased with my first visit. Entire experience very positive.

Sandy Litschi Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Blais

Excellent outcomes, well thought out process

Phil Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Goldberg

Laurie Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Ozdil

Excellent as always. Listens closely and then suggests solid solutions for my concerns.

Dr. Swett. The BEST Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

Visited doctor to determine if ablation would be good to eliminate A-fib.

Jun 22 2020

Review for Dr. Al-Ahmad

I like Dr Canby because he ALWAYS takes time to answer my questions and to explain the mechanism of my medications. He fully explains all procedures.

Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Canby

I have been a patient of Dr. Rasor’s for over 25 years. Dr. Rasor is thorough, friendly, and listens to what I have to say or answers questions. He is a great doctor, and I trust him completely.

Nanette Dew Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rasor

Cassandra Bursey Jun 21 2020

Review for Dr. Chafizadeh

Very professional and knowledgeable. Explains your situation in terms that are understood . I highly recommend Dr Amis . Everyone I came into contact with had an attitude of wanting to help you.

Theodore Rhodes Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Amis

McClung is doing a great job of looking after my skin health. Very observant. Thanks for taking good care of me.

Pat Goodson Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. McClung

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Dewan

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Garza

Very one was caring. Dr. Downie was pleasant and not hurried.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Downie

My visit went as quickly but thoroughly as anybody could ask for. Thank you.

Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

Dr Sweat is very thorough with his patients. He is quite personable while maintaining a professional approach. I am comfortable asking any questions I might have. I would highly recommend him.

Penny Miller Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

At my new patient consult I gained a lot of confidence in Dr Grad. I’m so glad to have been referred to him by my electrophysiologist. He’s easy to talk to and listens and speaks to you so you clearly understand the situation at hand.

Julie Lee Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Grad

Dr. Kerendi is a top-notch heart surgeon. He performed a triple by-pass on me and everything went exceptionally well. His work is widely respected and he can be counted on before, during, and after surgery.

Jon M Roberts Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Kerendi

yearly check up.... Amy is very through, communicates well and I love that if its questionable... freeze it off !! Why chance anything... I'm 65

Dixon Matlock Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. McClung

Very efficient and pleasant team -- begin with a Registered Nurse and full explanation of procedure. Dr. Mehta checked in before and twice after the colonoscopy. The follow up was very helpful and included in the wellness screening.

Patient DY Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Mehta

VERY PROFESSIONAL STAFF.DR LISTEN TO YOU AND EXPLAIN EVERYTHING.EXCELLENT PROFESSIONALS

Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Venegoni

I highly recommend Dr. Loftus and his team. I have been in pain for years and in a matter of 6 months I'm pain free. He is very knowledgeable and very professional. I only wish I would have done it earlier. Thank you team!

Tyler M Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Loftus

Joanne G. Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Burrus

He did my quadruple bypass surgery. He explained everything to my wife and me and did an amazing job.

Walter Minkel Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Kerendi

Irma McCaffrey Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Downie

KLe Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Salinas

My experience with Dr. Bailey and staff has been great. Office visit was very timely, staff friendly and professional. Would highly recommend Dr . Bailey.

Bob Dickson Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Bailey

Excellent, Dr. Tucker is very personable and caring. He takes the time to discuss your concerns without feeling rushed. I feel very comfortable in his care.

Dave Billetter Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Tucker II

Art Crowe Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Jimenez

Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Tiblier

Even though I was 20 minutes late, he still took the time to see me. Very thorough yearly heart checkup.

Adelbert Williams Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Risinger

Chuck Bard Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Swett

Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Rose

Rachel Thompson Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Horton

Location

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

901 W Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX 78704