West Houston Medical Center

12141 Richmond Ave, Houston TX, 77082

(281) 719-9831

65% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 241 hospital cases and a national average of 185 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Bariatric Surgery

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Bariatric Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 189 hospital cases and a national average of 417 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 98 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 132 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 270 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 469 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 44 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 68 hospital cases and a national average of 156 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 81 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 30 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 118 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1038 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 92 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 54 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 132 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 195 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 65 cases.

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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 97 hospital cases and a national average of 117 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gynecologic Surgeries and Procedures

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Gynecologic Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 143 hospital cases and a national average of 152 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 260 hospital cases and a national average of 259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 2425 hospital cases and a national average of 1447 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 4429 hospital cases and a national average of 2925 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 62 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 257 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 184 hospital cases and a national average of 245 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 103 hospital cases and a national average of 400 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 286 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 259 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 66 hospital cases and a national average of 102 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 132 hospital cases and a national average of 204 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 92 hospital cases and a national average of 141 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 76 hospital cases and a national average of 64 cases.

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Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

65% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • West Houston Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 0 safety indicators

Rated As Expected in 9 safety indicators

  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated Worse Than Expected in 4 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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West Houston Medical Center

12141 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77082
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

West Houston Medical Center is located in West Harris County and serves patients throughout the region. Major freeway access is available from Westpark Tollway or Beltway 8. Hospital entrances are found on Richmond and W. Houston Center.

Parking

All non-reserved parking at West Houston Medical Center is free. Free valet parking is found at the hospital’s main entrance.

Visiting Hours

Monday 9:00 am-8:30 pm

Tuesday 9:00 am-8:30 pm

Wednesday 9:00 am-8:30 pm

Thursday 9:00 am-8:30 pm

Friday 9:00 am-8:30 pm

Saturday 9:00 am-8:30 pm

Sunday 9:00 am-8:30 pm