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University Orthopaedic Center

University Orthopaedic Center is a medical facility located in Salt Lake City, UT. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™, Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™, and more.

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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal surgery

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in back and neck surgeries and spinal fusion procedures

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2023, 2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in the care and treatment of stroke

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™ (2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in stroke care and cranial neurosurgery

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2022)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating pulmonary embolism, respiratory system failure, sepsis, and diabetic emergencies

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

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Defibrillator Procedures

In Hospital

As 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

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™

Critical Care Excellence Award™

2022

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

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As 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

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024, 2023, 2022

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

Stroke Care Excellence Award™

2024

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™

2023, 2022

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

Neurosciences Excellence Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

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

Better than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

As Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery Award™

2023

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

Data Source

Providers

Provider Reviews

HORRIBLE DOCTOR. James picked up his phone and answered a phone call in the middle of a consultation. Afterwards he ended up texting the person and asked me if I had a wife to know what he was like. It wasn’t a very important call by the sound of it nor did he tell me it was very important that he...

Oct 19 2023

Review for Dr. Grant

He and his staff are kind and thorough and really want to help everyone achieve to achieve their best possible level of comfort and I can’t thank him enough.

Emma Price Dec 08 2017

Review for Dr. Grant

Excellent doc! He knows his stuff and is your advocate with insurance etc. He was in the whiplash physicians group in Utah and does a whole body approach.

Dec 08 2017

Review for Dr. Grant

I have not been able to play with my kids for two years I had a bad accident two years ago. After treating with Dr Grant I can travel,,play sports and most importantly take care of my wife and children thanks for all you have done for me and my family

Dec 03 2017

Review for Dr. Grant

I already have recommended Dr. Smith to family and friends. She is amazing! She is very caring, yet very thorough. She goes out of her way to ensure her patients get the best care possible. If there is a condition she is not familiar with she recommends the best options and other doctors for moving...

Stephanie Aug 07 2017

Review for Miquelle Smith

Location

University Orthopaedic Center

590 S Wakara Way, Salt Lake City UT 84108

CallDirections

(801) 587-7109

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is University Orthopaedic Center located?

University Orthopaedic Center is located at 590 S Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has University Orthopaedic Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, University Orthopaedic Center has been awarded with Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™, Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™, Stroke Care Excellence Award™, and 4 more in the past two years.

How do I get in at University Orthopaedic Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades University Orthopaedic Center profile..

How does University Orthopaedic Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

590 S Wakara Way

Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Directions

(801) 587-7109