Howard University Hospital

43%

Patients that would definitely recommend
27% lower than the national average

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

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

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
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Hospital Quality

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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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45%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
24% lower than the national average

43%

Would definitely recommend
27% lower than the national average

Howard University Hospital

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%73%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%63%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%55%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%78%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%45%66%

Howard University Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%55%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%56%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Superb dermatology skills and awareness of multicultural aspects of cosmetic skin differences.

May 11 2020

Review for Dr. Battle

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Hoque

Dr. Battle was extremely knowledgeable and answered every question/concern I had. Ilona was patient and gentle when injecting my fillers. I really loved Cultura and plan on going back for laser treatments.

Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Battle

Dr. Ekoh and his staff are top notch professionals. He reviewed the entire process with me. I am extremely satisfied with my smile!! Would highly recommend if you are looking for a great Orthodontist!!

Dana Arrington Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Ekoh

ANITA S DARGAN Feb 26 2020

Review for Dr. Russell

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Major

Thank you for keeping me well

VA - Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Monireddin Ghazvini

Dana Taylor Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Battle

Dr Lyn’s assistant, Dr Reid was very genuine, sincere and professional. Dr Reid answered all my questions regarding my TMJ. I would highly recommend The Nottingham oral center.

Vince Rethemeyer. Feb 19 2020

Review for Dr. Lyn

Jan 26 2020

Review for Dr. Thompson

Sincerely Listened , Clearly explained what was going on and what steps were to be taken to improve

Randy Merry Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nwankwo

Arthroscopic knee surgery on one on one made both feel better.

Gerald Goldsby Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. McKenzie

Doctor Sanses is one of the best have ever met,she educate us about the robotic surgery let us know the advantages and disadvantages, she's also humble and did a great job. Thanks again and to ur team Elizabeth and Trisha I give kudos for all ur effort in giving my mom ur best .

Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Sanses

Dr. Ghazvini Is A Very Caring Doctor, He Takes His Time To Going Over Everything Which Made Me Feel Less Nervous! His Woodbridge Staff Are Fantastic...You Can Tell They Love Their Jobs...Thank You Nova Cardiovascular Care!

Mariein Woodbridge , VA - Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Monireddin Ghazvini

Such a great doctor. He has treated both myself and my grandmother. Best EP in the area, I hardly ever have the symptoms anymore and when I do I know now how to fix it. Very grateful to be in such good hands.

AFin Woodbridge, VA - Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Monireddin Ghazvini

Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Holmes

Leslie is an awesome estitician. She is very knowledgeable about skin care and tailoring services to address individual skin issues.

Jan 01 2020

Review for Dr. Battle

Excellent.

rachel rivera Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Dr. Bant is a very kind dentist who shows passion for his profession as well as care for the oral health of his patients. He has been very nice to me and given me advice for school as I am a student.

Brian Hwang Dec 21 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

Cultura is one of my favorite places. I always receive expert care and advice. I trust them implicitly. They have never failed to accommodate me and I always feel and look better after going. The staff is first class.

Lynn Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

I received exceptional care with Dr. Battle. The environment is calming and pleasant. I will return for additional services.

Cheryl Dorsey Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Excellent service! I would recommend him highly and his staff is very pleasant and professional.

Michelle Adams Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Egolum

Excellent Doctor, I am very happy with the service I have to get from the Dr Sanses office again excellent Doctor..

Jennettah Sokol Dec 11 2019

Review for Dr. Sanses

Stephen Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Monireddin Ghazvini

Mrs. Pamela T. Davis Dec 03 2019

Review for Dr. Burgess

Leslie Saffell Dec 02 2019

Review for Dr. Mcunu

Excellent visit

Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Malik

He is an exceptional dentist and is very knowledgeable. He makes you feel very comfortable and leaves you feeling calm and relaxed during any procedure. His friendly and caring nature always brings me and my family back to him.

Nov 09 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

Dr. McKenzie has been an outstanding physician for me. His continue medical advice to insure that my knee replace is to a 100 % recovery. When calling to get advice he never fails to call you back in timely manner. I will not see another doctor, beside Dr. McKenzie. Thank you.

Alonzo Taylorin Alexandria, VA - Nov 07 2019

Review for Dr. McKenzie

Dr. Bant is a great Dentist. He is very caring and has a great communication with his clients, my daughters. He is a resourceful dentist/professional. I would definitely refer him to others. Thank you.

Nafi Dosso Nov 02 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

S.V. Oct 30 2019

Review for Dr. Monireddin Ghazvini

Oct 19 2019

Review for Dr. Sanses

Both Staff & Dr. Wills Are Caring, & Knowledgeably About Their Work & Services.Dr. Wills Has Been A Main Care Provider In My Family,The Young & Mitchell Family Over 5 Generations Of Exceptional Medical Care & SERVICE’S,

Sharon Young Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Wills

Anne Diouf Oct 06 2019

Review for Dr. Bolden

Terryn Nelson Oct 05 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Dr. Polk is knowledgable, thorough, and truly kind hearted. He gives great care to is patients.

Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. Polk

Marilyn Frazier Oct 03 2019

Review for Dr. McKenzie

appletree7 Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Kamara

S. Williams Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Russell

Horrible bedside manner. Refused to provide critical referrals.

Sep 23 2019

Review for Dr. Smith-White

Brittany Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Sanses

Dr Myers is a Doctor I would never recommend! He doesn't deserve 1 star, he did a surgery not to better my ailments but to fill his pockets.

Joanne Hicks Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Myers

Sean Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Lyn

Sep 02 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Excelente doctor

Betsabe Bonilla Sep 02 2019

Review for Dr. Sanses

First time my visit was very efficient and knowledgeable. She really took care of my wound and feet. High five to the doctor

Kevin Jacksonin Capitol heighf - Aug 19 2019

Review for Dr. Hilliard

Great Service.

Aug 18 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Mardeyah Albardisi Aug 14 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Very professional, personable and knowledgeable staff. Absolutely love Tamara.

Metri Holliday Aug 12 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

I'm very pleased with the warm treatment I received. Everyone from the front desk to the end of my service was wonderful!! I felt like I was in GOOD hands with my care.

Jul 27 2019

Review for Dr. Russell

Katrina Jul 24 2019

Review for Dr. Malik

Great services.

Barbarsin DC - Jul 20 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Dr.Eliot Battle is wonderful! Very friendly staff.

Diana Jul 10 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Jul 08 2019

Review for Dr. Quash

Great Doctor and staff spends time with you answers all my questions Great Practice . Will recommend to others.

Jane Wells Jul 08 2019

Review for Dr. Oboite

She is great with the kids. She really cares. Takes her time to learn what's going on in the family as well.

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Onyekwere

Jul 05 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

KCR Jul 02 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Desepe De Vargasin Washington, DC - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Sanses

Outstanding Work and simply the BEST overall!!!!

Vickie L. McCrayin Alexandria, VA - Jun 25 2019

Review for Dr. Battle

Jun 15 2019

Review for Dr. Garfinkel

Professional caring service. I highly recommend.

D'Ann Morrisin MD - Jun 09 2019

Review for Dr. Russell

Jun 08 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

Dr. Bant is always amazing to see. He is very kind and patient. He also gives good advice on overall dental care!

Jun 01 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

May 31 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

May 31 2019

Review for Dr. Carroll

Dr. Major and staff are very professional. I was glad to find someone that keeps things simple and is straight to the point regarding my healthcare needs.

May 21 2019

Review for Dr. Major

Fantastic team, my visit was professional and outcome was excellent as expected.

May 18 2019

Review for Dr. Lyn

Dishonest practice and office staff.

May 09 2019

Review for Dr. Poku-Dankwah

Invest your time and energy in finding another physician.

May 02 2019

Review for Dr. Coleman

Apr 17 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

Apr 16 2019

Review for Dr. Russell

Dr. Bant is such a friendly professional dentist. He is taking care of my boy, always making the visit comfortable and fear-free, and teaching him how to protect his teeth correctly. My son likes Dr. Bant very much. Absolutly 5 star, recommend strongly.

Apr 10 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

Kim jonesin Alexandria, VA - Apr 02 2019

Review for Dr. Hoque

He is a wonderful doctor who is friendly and does a great job explaining the health of my teeth.

Mar 30 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

I had a great visit, he was very kind and professional.

Mar 30 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

Dr. Walter P. Bland is an outstanding psychiatrist - incredibly intelligent, well-educated, experienced, and caring! I recommend him highly, without any hesitation or reservation.

Mar 19 2019

Review for Dr. Bland

Smooth dental experience. No Pain and all work done in timely and professional manner. High recommendation for Dr. Bant

Mar 17 2019

Review for Dr. Bant

I was really impressed with meeting Dr Williams she’s witty and she makes you feel so comfortable as thought you are family. She is a brilliant doctor and I’m happy to call her my physician.

Jacqueline Hargravesin Washington, DC - Feb 27 2019

Review for Dr. Williams

EXCELLENT, I seen and received ENT surgery from him and my experience was exceptional. He is very sincere, compassionate and knowledgable. He is willing to answer any questions you may have.

Linda Voyzeyin Odenton, MD - Feb 07 2019

Review for Dr. Myers

Greta Elliott-Meredithin Washington, DC - Jan 30 2019

Review for Dr. Jack

Dr. Wills is very professional, easygoing and generous with his time. I’m usually nervous at Dr. appointments but he put me at ease and restored my faith in Doctors who truly are compassionate and caring.

Jan 26 2019

Review for Dr. Wills

Thorough, professional, and personable. Great bedside manner. Confident, assuring. He knows his stuff!

Verain Washington, DC - Jan 25 2019

Review for Dr. Jack

none - Jan 16 2019

Review for Dr. Malik

Kim S. in Washington , DC - Jan 10 2019

Review for Dr. Holmes

I see the doctor for Jaw pain, he did joint wash out and use a camera to see the problem. Very good doctor, always answer question and calm. Now no pain.

Dec 26 2018

Review for Dr. Lyn

MD - Dec 23 2018

Review for Dr. Bant

Dr. Hilliard is great, patient and thorough when treating her patients.

Deblen Edgein Suitland, MD - Dec 10 2018

Review for Dr. Hilliard

Dec 09 2018

Review for Dr. Bant

My experience here was great. The staff here guided me through every procedure and made me feel comfortable. Dr. Sharon Russell was very patient with me and so was her staff. I would highly recommend The Maryland Oral Surgery Group!

Dec 03 2018

Review for Dr. Russell

Washington - Nov 26 2018

Review for Dr. Oboite

Avaneque Johnsonin Bowie, MD - Nov 16 2018

Review for Dr. Russell

Nov 13 2018

Review for Dr. Bant

Nov 07 2018

Review for Dr. Major

Dr is very kind and understanding. Great with kids

Claudiain Germantown, MD - Nov 01 2018

Review for Dr. Bant

Mandyin Rockville, MD - Oct 31 2018

Review for Dr. Bant

Location

Howard University Hospital

2041 Georgia Avenue, Washington, DC 20060