Saint Joseph Medical Center

57%

Patients that would definitely recommend
13% lower than the national average


Saint Joseph Medical Center is a medical facility located in Houston, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ and Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (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

4 ratings were worse than expected

1 rating was better than expected

  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery

8 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or 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
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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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61%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
8% lower than the national average

57%

Would definitely recommend
13% lower than the national average

Saint Joseph 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%75%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%72%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%58%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%45%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%66%

Saint Joseph Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%66%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%67%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I always enjoyed to be a Dr Samani patient because You’re the best.

Garineh K. Sep 19 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Excellent

Billie G. Sep 19 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Dr. Samani listens to concerns and works with the patient to manage health in the best way possible. 5-Stars

Leanne M. Sep 14 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Sep 12 2020

Review for Dr. Lapuerta

Good. I like the doctor. He’s a straight shooter and direct. And has a comfortable manner too. His office staff has improved since I’ve started with this doctor; improvement was needed.

Anonymous Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Dr Clemons works above & beyond for the wellness and care of his patients. He shows get concern & care and works tirelessly well into the late evenings to even do calls to check on patients and give reports. Extremely good Dr.

Dianna Johnson Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Clemmons

I love his staff, Dr. Lapuerta makes you feel comfortable to ask any questions. He will help with any decisions.

Ginnine Turner Sep 11 2020

Review for Dr. Lapuerta

He is a good listener and very kind and supportive of my heath issues. He’s also very knowledgeable.

Kelly W. Sep 06 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Dr.Ikeda and Dr.Meshri are amazing doctors! They are so caring helped me so much. I definitely recommend seeing them

Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Ikeda

Dr. Pandya provides excellent standard of care. His explanations are clear and he listens to your concerns. I had breast cancer and he referred me to very good surgeon and radiation oncologyst. I am satisfied with the results of the treatment. Olga

Sep 04 2020

Review for Dr. Pandya

I've been a patient of Dr. Busches for 20 years. The passed 8 yrs he had some nurse practioners running his practices. Since the COVID we can't get in touch to get our medication. Its like they disappeared into thin air.

Cherri Murawski Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Busch

Excellent Doctor Great bedside manner would highly reccommend her to anyone.

Veronica A. Sep 03 2020

Review for Dr. Tabet

Dr Busch has been my doctor for 11+ years as of 2020. I think the world of him. And I’d do all I could to help him as he has literally saved my life. I recommend him with no reservations.

JAK Sep 02 2020

Review for Dr. Busch

Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Lepow

Dr. Grannis was very accommodating it is a very competent ophthalmologist.

John Higgins Sep 01 2020

Review for Dr. Grannis

Everything was professionally handled. The time was better used. The Dr. is caring for his patients and his manners is on point, most of all I like the way he listen to what I have to say and he be sure try and resolve the problem

Vivian D. Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Dr. Samani has provided me with very clear and helpful advice during all visits. He takes the time to listen to any concerns and is thorough in explaining any treatments or suggestions.

Anonymous Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Excellence every time

Brittany P. Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Cristina Aug 30 2020

Review for Dr. Bachilo

I love Dr.Samani as my Dr.He explain & care about his patients, He take to explain your problem , Is conern about his patient.

Janice S. Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Great

Beverly S. Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

He’s always concerned with patience care will refer you for check ups to rule out any problems

De’angela W. Aug 28 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

good

Gwendolyn C. Aug 27 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Lapuerta

friendly and professional

Sigrid M. Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Tabet

I highly recommended Dr Nath. He is a very caring doctor. He takes care of my husband very professional and always gives us a warm welcome like a friend. Will definitely go back. Thank you doctor for all you did with my husband

Alexa Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Nath

Dr. Pandya is very helpful and accommodating. He listens to my concerns and answers them in a satisfying manner.

Stan Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Pandya

Victor M Dugan Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Lepow

Dr. Pandya was amazing from the beginning of treatment to the end of treatment. I would recommend him to everyone. The time he took on the first visit to explain to myself, daughters and sister. I love the after care call of concern.

Patsy Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Pandya

ROBERT E. HODGE SR. Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Cornell

P. Richards Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Lepow

Marie Newton Aug 06 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

He was my surgeon for my bypass operation and he is all that has been said about him. Nothing but good.

David Wilde Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Pleased. Don't want anyone else to do my cataract surgery or take care of my eyes!Charles Garcia is the best !!-

Tina L Carpenter Jul 31 2020

Review for Dr. Garcia

Sheryl Wallace Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ajala

David Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Larka

Sandra July2018 Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

Dr. Mahajan is very through in his exam, and does whatever it takes to get you well.

Myron Rio Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Mahajan

Dr. Henry and co. HANDled me with the utmost care and respect. 5/5, would do again (fingers crossed against).

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

Dr Bachilo is very knowledgeable about the procedure she performs and explains as she is treating you. She also informs you of results are expected and gives a timeline to see the results.

KDO Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Bachilo

Paula M . Little Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Jayne

Sharon S Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Clemmons

Dr. Bidros is phenomenal!!! Best of the best.

Leyanis Hernandez Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Bidros

Shawna Melvin Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Stavis

Jomama Jul 19 2020

Review for Dr. Larka

Dion Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Bachilo

He is one of the most knowledgeable Cardiologist in the state of Texas. I have worked for Cardiologist before, so I do have some experience. In my books, hes the best! Hes extremely thorough.

Alys Jaramillo Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Gutierrez

Knowledgeable, takes the time to explain in detail the condition you suffer and give comprehensible plan for care. Follow up by phone days after visit to check on results. Helpful beyond what I am used to receive from many in her profession and I recommend her highly

Theodore H Meicler Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kamenetsky

Excellent doctor. My mom had a triple bypass.

Grace Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Walkes

Excellent physician, she is personable, communicates well, and listens well!

Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ajala

Annette Patrice Patterson Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Nowzaradan

I had never felt as comfortable speaking to anyone as I did today with Dr. Bonefas. I felt I knew her all my life. She’s very caring and passionate about woman’s health. She definitely takes her job serious. And I would definitely be seeing her again in the future.

Ms. Hernandez Jul 07 2020

Review for Dr. Bonefas

Nardin Jul 04 2020

Review for Dr. Ikeda

I was very concern about my sudden developed condition on my right eye, Dr. Tabet was extremely professional and I was very lucky for Dr. Tabet to perform the emergency surgery.

Carlos K. Jul 03 2020

Review for Dr. Tabet

Dr. Mark Henry is too complicated. He seems to possess the skills but his EGO is a problem. His behavior is scary to me.

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

Shari Britton Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Samani

Dr. Davis is not only an excellent dr in his field he is a genuinely caring and compassionate dr. Our experience with him and his staff has been nothing short of excellent!!!!

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Davis

nothing but the best , his staff Crystal an the nurses are so nice and friendly . very nice people . the wait time is sometimes a little slow but it is worth the wait

benjamin brown Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Harvey

I came to see Dr. Grannis to get a second opinion and I’m glad to say she was Precise, direct and very thorough!

Stavinoha-Jamison Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Grannis

Dr. Pierre is AMAZING! She is always there when you need her and she definitely cares about all her patients. Jackie and Sarah are her MA's and they are so sweet and very helpful. I love coming to this clinic. The vibe is always positive and full of laughter.

LongLiveThePugs Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Pierre

Had my first visit with Dr Mitchell. He was very professional and extremely friendly. The whole visit was thorough and quick. Highly recommended.

Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Mitchell

will definitely recommend their service , great service and friendly team !

Hakima Laatmani Jun 17 2020

Review for Dr. Bachilo

B Holm Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Herrera

Dr. Clemmons has been my gastroenterologist for several years. His experience and professionalism is outstanding. I would highly recommend him to anyone who experiences any GI issues.

Kenneth Glynn Rubinstein-Bourghs Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Clemmons

Jun 13 2020

Review for Dr. Bachilo

I have been going here for years and she is a great doctor

Mrs.J Jun 12 2020

Review for Dr. Triche

Very imfortive and knowledgble.. She was great

V. G. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Tabet

Bea Robinson Jun 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nowzaradan

Dr. Sarker has been a great provider for me after a bout of sepsis. She is thorough and is a born teacher--i.e. she clearly explains what the patient is dealing with an answers all questions.

Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Sarker

Sherri La Barrie Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Raizen

Dr. Khokhar and his staff are very professional and kind. He explains everything to u in terms u can understand. Very good bedside manners and gentle touch during surgery. His voice is very soothing so I didn't get nervous

Brenda Keltner Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Khokhar

Came to Dr Lapuerta following a failed chin lift, and so glad I did!! Now I look like I imagined I would. He is a delight. Very professional and a skilled surgeon. I highly recommend him. Thank you Dr. Lapuerta!

Karen M. Jun 04 2020

Review for Dr. Lapuerta

Donna Rains Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Saber

Dr. Yuval Raizen is the best doctor my Mother's been seen by. Listens to patients concerns and has a very friendly staff. Love the environment

Elizabeth Silva Rios May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Raizen

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Clemmons

As soon as I walked into the office, I was greeted with a warm smile and hello. Dr Buckle and her staff were very knowledgeable and friendly, from the beginning of my appointment to the very end. They go above and beyond to make me feel comfortable and made sure I understood everything.

K. Dao May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Buckle

I’ve had the pleasure of Calling Dr.Harvey my orthopedic surgeon. He is so professional and his bedside manner is Awesome. He performed a knee replacement and it has been a smooth transition. He’s a Great Dr.

Sandra Jaramillo May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Harvey

It was a very enjoyable experience. Dr. Buckle and her PA Nicole were very knowledgeable and informative about my knee situation. Her staff were courteous especially Carol. Dr. Buckle has always been a pleasant visit for me.

Kudos to Carol and Nicole. I believe the reception May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Buckle

very pleased with my experience. dr. henry did an amazing job.

michael morgan May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

She's sweet, always asks if you have anymore questions about your health in case you forget to mention something. She is very informative as well, my visits are always pretty quick and her office and staff is a very nice environment.

Crystal urbina May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Pierre

Great staff??, no need to wait too long and Dr Jayne is so helpful. Just going there and you feel better. I was afraid about my fibroids, but by the grace of Almighty God I will recover my smile soon. Thank you Houston Urogyn, Thank you Dr Jayne??

Germaine Mefire May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Jayne

Been going to Dr.B for about 15-20 years for annual check ups. She performed surgery on my Mom about 25 years ago. Never rushed & will spend whatever time needed. And I trust her. That is a biggie for any doctor!

KW May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Bonefas

R.lopez May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Henry

Caring, knowledgeable doctor with wonderful bedside manner who can explain complex heart rhythm problems in an approachable manner. Just great experience overall.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Jozwik

Excellent!

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Pierre

Guiding Spirit May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Morales

Rude staff minus the doctor. Very unprofessional and not following medical guidelines. No follow up. No answering phone calls. No returning voicemails. An absolute waste of money. I would love to elaborate more but they don’t allow you to go past a certain number of characters

May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson-Caldwell

This dr is great handled all 3 of my deliveries and was my main doctor for the pregnancy

Ruby g May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Madjitey

May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Maxwell

My first visit. I made an appointment in advance, took 4 1/2 hrs??. I was told next time I come, it’s only one complaint per visit. I have never heard of such a thing! I most definitely will not be seeing her again!!!!

Yola Prejean May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Ikyaator

Prompt, thorough and professional. She took the time to explain my condition and answer all of my questions.

James May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Buckle

DidNotLike May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Ikeda

Excellent doctor

Tiffany gwendolyn cook May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Wright

My most recent visit was for laser hair removal... Wow!!! Super fast and virtually pain free. Dr. Bachilo and her staff are knowledgeable and kind. Whatever your cosmetic needs you can trust Dr. Bachilo and her staff to go above and beyond!

KMataro May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Bachilo

Paulie May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Buckle

Tammy Harris May 07 2020

Review for Dr. Nowzaradan

Location

Saint Joseph Medical Center

1401 St Joseph Pkwy, Houston, TX 77002

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