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Knapp Medical Center

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

59%

Patient Experience Rating

5% lower 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2022)

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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

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

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™

2022

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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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59%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

6% lower than the national average

59%

Would definitely recommend

5% 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

100%50%0%76%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%71%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%57%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%59%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%83%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%37%47%

Knapp Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Satisfied patient with excellent care and great care.

Queenie Jun 08 2024

Review for Dr. Rapoport

Discussed nect step

Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Rapoport

Very carring doctor just like his dad RIP ??

Campbell Jun 04 2024

Review for Dr. Ortiz

Dr Juan Ortiz has been my Dr for many years for sleep apnea. I will definitely follow him wherever he transfers to. He takes his time, he has so much empathy n compassion for his patients. He takes his time to explain himself n answer any questions you might have. I promise you, he’s worth the...

Cynthia T Vasquez May 31 2024

Review for Dr. Ortiz

My visit are scary until I speak with Dr Farray, he let's me know up front about everything.

May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Farray-Berges

Location

Knapp Medical Center

1401 E 8th St, Weslaco TX 78596

CallDirections

(956) 968-8567

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Knapp Medical Center located?

Knapp Medical Center is located at 1401 E 8th St, Weslaco, TX 78596. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Knapp Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Knapp Medical Center has been awarded with Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ and Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Knapp Medical Center highly rated with patients?

59% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Knapp Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Knapp Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Knapp Medical Center profile..

How does Knapp Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1401 E 8th St

Weslaco, TX 78596

Directions

(956) 968-8567