The George Washington University Hospital

70%

Patients that would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average


The George Washington University Hospital is a medical facility located in Washington, DC. This hospital has been recognized for America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ and Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™.

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

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for General Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, and small intestine surgeries

Cranial Neurosurgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in cranial neurosurgery

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

4 ratings were worse than expected

9 ratings were as expected

  • 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
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care
Learn more about patient safety ratings

Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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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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67%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
2% lower than the national average

70%

Would definitely recommend
Equal to the national average

The George Washington 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%77%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%74%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%60%63%

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%48%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%59%66%

The George Washington University Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%65%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr Hameed was very thorough and decisive in determining what treatment was needed. I highly recommend her.

James S Albert Aug 13 2020

Review for Dr. Hameed

Because of COVID we met online. I've been delaying visiting a doctor, but the pain got to be too much. Dr. Garg has provided much needed relief. My sacroiliac joint injection made is possible for me to walk down stairs, it has been a god send.

Paul K Aug 12 2020

Review for Dr. Garg

intelligent and personable organization that is punctual. Facilities are professional.

Randy A. Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Dr Haines has changed the quality of my life, he has performed an exceptional surgery, he has taken a great care of me in the hospital and as an outpatient. I am very grateful for all Dr Haines has done for me.

Panagiotis M. Aug 10 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

RANDAL LYNN HOWARD Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. McArthur

I have had 2 other major back surgeries elsewhere and I would come back to Dr Haines again before even thinking of the other place. He is here to work on your issue so you can continue your life vs change your life to cope with your issues. I could not be happier!

Richard J. B. Aug 08 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Great experience.

Mack G. Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Best doctor and professional staff I have.

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Collins

Very professional office. Dr Moss is caring and personable.

Ray Grimes Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Moss

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Borenstein

denise barber Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

Excellent, very attentive, knowledgeable, helpful, and informative throughout this whole process

Chris B. Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Chesley Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

We loved Dr. Haines, he is so friendly and caring. All of staff at VSI and Reston Hospital were wonderful.

Robert M. Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

The best solution performed by Dr. Wind is OutStanding! Not possible to over-state his competence and follow-up care. The TLIF surgery restored my quality of life!

Mr. W C Diller Jul 27 2020

Review for Dr. Wind

I am super thrilled about my rhinoplasty experience and overall outcome with Dr Rad. Highly recommend!

Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

Dr. Momeni is always positive and reassuring with her ways. No matter what my blood work is---she finds a way to make me feel we are both in this together!

Georgianna Layton Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Momeni

Dr. Haines and the team were wonderful. From the initial appointment I felt that they were quickly able to identify and understand my condition and provide a plan to correct. I am very appreciative of everything!

Jayme K. Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

Jul 22 2020

Review for Dr. Kressel

Extremely knowledgeable and up to date on recent medical studies. She talks to you, not at you. She provides detailed and understandable results re: testing and your visit. My wife and I are thrilled she’s our primary care doctor!

Joseph Hebert Jul 20 2020

Review for Dr. Hansen

Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Gidey

T Schultz Jul 18 2020

Review for Dr. Garg

Dr. Haines covered all the necessary ground to ensure my surgery would be a success, resulting in surgical perfection, and relief of my severe chronic pain. From beginning to end the service was exemplary.

Barbara R. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

The best in the business. Without going into detail, he may have saved my life with my tinnitus condition surgery.

RC Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Monfared

Dr. Haines listens to concerns, addresses the concerns quickly, and takes time to talk with me as a patient.

J. B. Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Katharine Lewis Brown Jul 17 2020

Review for Dr. Genovese Jr

Stacy W. Jul 16 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

I have been Dr. Jablonover's patient for many years. I have the utmost confidence in him and I have always found him to be gracious, caring and highly skilled. I can totally recommend him.

James Warren Jul 13 2020

Review for Dr. Jablonover

Very thorough, listens to patient. Starts with least invasive intervention first. Pleasant demeanor.

Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Hameed

Recommended! Referred by my primary after moving here last year, good experience and continuing with Dr. Chen. Scheduling was easy specific and no wait.

Jerry R. Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Chen

W.Burke Jul 08 2020

Review for Dr. Howell

Kelly Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

The mental benefits of having seen Dr. Haines reduced my pain level immediately! The caring, listening, genuine interest and ability to instill hope that he radiates have instant healing benefits. I went into the office severely limping in pain, and left walking on cloud nine.

Leah M. Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Nelson Hernandez Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Fishman

Absolutely best doctor I have met. The process was flawless. I proudly recommend him to anyone needing a physician in our area.

Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Poochikian

Medical advocate Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Merlo

Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

Great

Michael stephenson Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. McArthur

first two weeks of recovery were tough but staff was helpfull

W W. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

excellent

Sandra S. S. Jun 24 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Kathryn S. Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Patricia Parera Jun 19 2020

Review for Dr. Patterson

Dr. Shin is extremely flexible, explains things in detail for your comprehension, he gives lots of options and suggestions as well as guidance as to how to get better treatment. An excellent gentle man!!

Osman Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Shin

Christian R. Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Christine Wilhelm Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Redbord

great

Dave L. Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Randy H. Jun 15 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

S. G. Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Very good experience overall, again he was determined to find what was wrong and get me pain free and he was very successful.

Sol B. Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Very caring for his patients. I am a high risk patient and he took every precaution to keep me safe.

Jun 06 2020

Review for Dr. McArthur

I am very pleased with the entire staff at VSI. I have the upmost respect for Dr. Haines and his PA's. Exceptional bed side manors, listening skills and care of his patients.

Debbie B. Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

As a long-time patient, I continue to be impressed by the level of knowledge and care demonstrated by all the professionals in this practice, and with the excellent results from several needed surgeries.

Jun 05 2020

Review for Dr. Bajoghli

After a confusion with scheduling, Dr. Todd-Hesham made time to see me anyways. She was very friendly and gave me clear information about my concerns. Highly recommend!

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Todd-Hesham

Everything about Dr.Teal is excellent. I thank the father almighty she is my doctor.

Gail Antoine May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Teal

Dr Unger has been my Doctor for five years now... he replaced my right knee then and now we are working on my left one! I recommend Dr Unger very highly!

Sherry May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Unger

Dr Powers does listen to your problem & very diligent about following up with patient he care and gave good advises about your health and recommend the right thing for patient and prioritized your needs! Excellent Doctor very kind and very Professional to the highest level! Kudos to Dr. Powers

Thao Anh Huynh May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Powers

Cindy F. May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

laVerne Thrower-Mackey May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

Dr Saddler is an outstanding physician. In addition to her excellent medical expertise, she's kind, respectful, good listener and compassionate. She goes above and beyond to make sure her patient is taken care of. I am very grateful for her care.

May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Saddler

Every doctor in this practice is great. I have been seeing Dr Unger on and off for decades as my knees have acted up. He's careful and explains his thinking and options to consider. The practice respects patient's time and he is no exception.

Jim A May 22 2020

Review for Dr. Unger

Words can't describe how incredible Dr.Haines truly is. From his bed side manner to his amazing surgical skill he is by far the absolute best at his craft.

Brian S. May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

On time Dr went above and beyond in answering questions and was patient We engaged in a personal and genuine conversation

Jim Pearson May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bajoghli

Dr Bonn is the best doctor I have ever had . He is great . He has been my GYN for more than 20 yrs. He took great care of me and was always very thorough. He is a great doctor He always made me feel comfortable. I wish he could be my doctor all the time for everything.

Bobbie Walters May 20 2020

Review for Dr. Bonn

have been using the dermatology office for 8 years. Had Mohs surgery done on my cheek and no scar. No pain. Wonderful staff. No wait. On time. Clean as a pin all the time.

Al May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bajoghli

Dr Haines did a fantastic job in all aspects of my diagnosis, procedure and post op. He has made my life better as a result!

Brian R. May 18 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Dr Haines is an amazing doctor. I originally came to him for a second opinion and quickly change my mind for him to be my surgeon. He took the time to talk to me and under stand my specific situation and how best to correct my pain. I am now living spine pain free!

Edward B. May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Dr Patterson has been my doctor for over a decade. He is brilliant, his specialist referrals word class and he instinctively knows which hospital to choose depending on your medical condition.

Washington,DC. May 14, 2020 May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Patterson

Jen M. May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Fantastic from beginning to end for my skin cancer treatments and surgeries. The staff is wonderful.

Barbara Fair May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Bajoghli

Dr. Caputy is an excellent neurosurgeon who gives very dedicated and personal care of his patients. His support staff is the best I have encountered.

May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Caputy

went to 3 different hospitals before coming here and he knew exactly the problem. Wouldnt trust anyone else now

S. B. May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Dr. Khairalla is very talented and kind. I have complete trust in him as he has been my doctor for many years. His wife works in the office and they both make me, the patient feel comfortable and are very fair price- wise. I give him 5 stars.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Khairalla

I have been following up with him since 20012, never provided a concert solution or answer to my situation. Always overbooked and less care or attention to patient’s concern. He seems lacking professional passtion

Concerned patient from DC May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Zeddun

I'm more then happy with my back surgery, no pain. Everything turns out very well.Thank you Dr. Haines.

Ion S. May 04 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Teal

I have complete confidence in Dr. Haines' skills and knowledge. I would recommend him to anyone.

Pamela F. Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Superb physician, period. Dr. Jablonover is caring, thoughtful, attentive, unpretentious, responsive, and just the most humble and decent man you will ever meet. I am fortunate and consider myself blessed to be under his care.

Paul S. Garrard Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Jablonover

It was done as it should be. Some Drs will not acknowledge that the patient actually might know something. Dr. McA is not one of those.

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. McArthur

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Unger

Jaime M. Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Professional courteous safe and amicable.

James Apr 26 2020

Review for Dr. Moss

Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hameed

Attentive and disciplined. He reminds you of topics and issues that should and need to be discussed and addressed in your daily life and your goals.

Benjamin Andres Garcia Apr 25 2020

Review for Dr. Afkhami

Dr Sherman is a one in a kind Doctor. Very good clinical doctor who can take care of you and at the same time concern about you.

Gina Montiel Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Sherman

Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Demarco

Dr. Haines is an excellent surgeon. He did a very complicated cervical decompression surgery on me, and I couldn't be happier with the results. He is also one of the most personable doctors I've ever had, so my overall experience was wonderful.

Lavonne A. Apr 20 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

He is a very experienced hip surgeon and has good people skills

marlene church Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Unger

Sarah L Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Teller

He is a master and truly an amazing artist/doctor..I have an entire face & neck lift and look just like myself 20 years ago. He is patient & caring and did an amazing job. I recommend him to al my friends.

SB Apr 09 2020

Review for Dr. Rad

Dr. Reiner absolutely took care of my husband for 20 years doing everything in his power/knowledge to ensure a good quality of life.

Jenny Westman Minnig Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Reiner

Professional, accurate and caring

William W. Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Dr. Haines provided an entire team approach to resolving my complex back damage. I have zero regrets on my decision to have a three level fusion. At three months I am back to doing all the things I did before. DR. Haines was innovative in his approach and the results are fantastic!!

Mike P. Apr 06 2020

Review for Dr. Haines

Run the other way. Greedy, unethical, unprofessional and incompetent.

Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Eisenberg

Very pleasant visits at Montgomery Medical Clinic. From Dr. Kessous’s care and willingness to help you out, to the lovely ladies & gentleman who work alongside with him, I wouldn’t want any other primary care physician or clinic. Highly recommend this office for your needs.

W. E. Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Kessous

Location

The George Washington University Hospital

900 23rd St NW, Washington, DC 20037

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