Knapp Medical Center


Patients that would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

Knapp Medical Center is a medical facility located in Weslaco, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Patient Safety Excellence Award™, Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.


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)

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

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement, and total knee replacement

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2019)

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)

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

5 ratings were better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure 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

7 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • 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
  • 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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Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
9% lower than the national average


Would definitely recommend
8% lower than the national average

Knapp Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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


Communication with nurses

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


Communication about medicines

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


Discharge Information

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


Care Transition

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


Responsiveness of hospital staff

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


Knapp Medical Center

National Average


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



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



Provider Reviews

Excellent doctor great staff. Doctor Slavin has good moral character and a distinct manner in his characterization. All the PA's are excellent and nice and friendly. The staff are all beautiful and great at their job!

Michael Trevino Jan 21 2021

Review for Dr. Slavin

Absolutely!! He's so compassionate with his patients & genuinely cares! Love this Doctor!! ?

Bonnie Rodriguez Jan 20 2021

Review for Dr. Poulos

Yes ??

Muhammad Rizwan choudhry Jan 19 2021

Review for Dr. Khan

very happy with this doctor

Jan 11 2021

Review for Dr. Farray-Berges

A very Professional, caring and friendly office. They always have a smile and are willing to listen.

Jan 09 2021

Review for Dr. Ghaddar


Knapp Medical Center

1401 E 8th St, Weslaco, TX 78596

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