Lewisgale Medical Center

1900 Electric Rd, Salem VA, 24153

(540) 425-3172

73% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

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Lewisgale Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 1 Clinical Quality Award in the last 12 months

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Clinical Quality: Appendectomy

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Appendectomy

Complications Based Rating on 189 hospital cases and a national average of 189 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 224 cases.

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Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality Based Rating on 387 cases.

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Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 849 cases.

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Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 913 cases.

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Valve Surgery

Mortality Based Rating on 66 cases.

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Defibrillator Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 32 hospital cases and a national average of 85 cases.

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Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 177 hospital cases and a national average of 157 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 101 cases.

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Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 126 cases.

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Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 343 cases.

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Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1395 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 330 cases.

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Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 202 cases.

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Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 198 cases.

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Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 596 cases.

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Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 123 cases.

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Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 45 cases.

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Complication Based Ratings

 
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Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 204 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 116 hospital cases and a national average of 173 cases.

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Hysterectomy

Complications Based Rating on 227 hospital cases and a national average of 290 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Labor and Delivery

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C-Section Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 876 hospital cases and a national average of 1384 cases.

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Vaginal Delivery

Complications Based Rating on 1808 hospital cases and a national average of 2764 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Within 30 Days
Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality Based Rating on 39 cases.

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Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 663 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 489 hospital cases and a national average of 242 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 213 hospital cases and a national average of 215 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 715 hospital cases and a national average of 377 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 532 cases.

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Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 648 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Spine Surgery

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Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

Complications Based Rating on 114 hospital cases and a national average of 115 cases.

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Spinal Fusion

Complications Based Rating on 258 hospital cases and a national average of 196 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 66 hospital cases and a national average of 137 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).

73% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Lewisgale 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 3 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

Rated As Expected in 10 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • 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 0 safety indicators

1 Event relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Lewisgale Medical Center

1900 Electric Rd
Salem, VA 24153
Directions/Features of Surrounding Area

LewisGale Medical Center is located at 1900 Electric Road in Salem, Virginia. The facility is located near several hotels, restaurants and shopping locations.

Parking

LewisGale Medical Center offers free valet parking for patients, their families and other hospital visitors. Free valet parking is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the hospital main entrance.




For patients and visitors who prefer to park their own vehicles, LewisGale also offers a courtesy shuttle service. The shuttle service, which transports patients and visitors to and from their vehicles and the hospital, is available Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Visiting Hours

LewisGale welcomes visitors for most patients each day between 2 and 8:30 p.m. However, visiting hours for patients in our critical care units vary and may be less frequent. Ask the staff on your assigned unit about specific visiting hours.

Monday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm

Tuesday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm

Wednesday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm

Thursday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm

Friday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm

Saturday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm

Sunday 2:00 pm-8:30 pm