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Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville is a medical facility located in Brownsville, TX. This hospital has been recognized for Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, and more.

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

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Superior clinical outcomes in gynecological surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ (2023, 2022, 2021)

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

An event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

1 rating was worse than expected

  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

8 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

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Bariatric Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As 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

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™

2023, 2022, 2021

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Better than 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

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

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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57%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

8% lower than the national average

59%

Would definitely recommend

5% lower than the national average

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%68%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%65%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%48%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%50%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%82%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%47%

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%52%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I'm looking for Dr. Valerie D. Hernandez,I use to be her patient back then,I'm would like for her to be my doctor,my name is Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez May 29 2024

Review for Dr. Danner

I made an appt to see Dr. Rodriguez to discuss tinnitus and possible hearing aids. It was going to take 4 months to be seen, and I was willing to wait because of her 'specialties,' but then ONE week before the appt was scheduled, her office called and cancelled saying she was not seeing new...

May 21 2024

Review for Dr. Rodriguez

Dr. Kuye is a very friendly, caring & knowledgeable doctor. He always is very concerned about his patients & goes out of his way to make sure they get the medicines and/or tests needed for their specific problem. I would (and have) recommend him to anyone needing a good primary doctor.

Delores Renner May 13 2024

Review for Dr. Kuye

Dr. Marin does the bare minimum. He likes to talk about his patients conditions with the staff. unprofessional, but that is typical medical care here. Dr. Marin is in desperate need of a medical audit. From my experience he does not care about his patients, makes jokes at their expense.

Wally72 May 08 2024

Review for Dr. Marin

I was sent by the VA and he only saw me once and staff never called to have a follow up for neck surgery. I have called and nothing. No one answers. I've had two friends that have had neck surgery and they did not have good results. He had my friend take an xray of the implant in neck and he had the...

aa Apr 24 2024

Review for Dr. Dones-Vazquez

Location

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville

1040 W Jefferson St, Brownsville TX 78520

CallDirections

(956) 698-5400

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville located?

Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville is located at 1040 W Jefferson St, Brownsville, TX 78520. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville has been awarded with Gynecologic Surgery Excellence Award™, Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™, and Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville highly rated with patients?

57% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 9 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville profile..

How does Valley Baptist Medical Center-Brownsville rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1040 W Jefferson St

Brownsville, TX 78520

Directions

(956) 698-5400