Valley Medical Center

75%

Patients that would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 2% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality year over year

America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top 5% in the nation for consistently delivering clinical quality

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Critical Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

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

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2020, 2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

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

2 ratings were better than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

10 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Acute kidney dysfunction 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

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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72%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
3% higher than the national average

75%

Would definitely recommend
5% higher than the national average

Valley Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%80%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%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%86%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%51%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Valley Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%62%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%77%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr very attentive and did not feel rushed. All questions and concerns were addressed. All but the very first appt was a >30 min past appt time wait

Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Maurice

Thankful to have found her. She genuinely cared and listened. She was able to quickly figure out what was wrong given all the data from my family.

Angela Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lipke

I had a total knee replacement last year. Dr Merritt was the absolute best. His Team is also great and very professional. I am no longer in pain

Tracy Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Merritt

Dr. Maurice was very personable, friendly, and informative. I am in early stages for getting a new procedure conducted and he made sure to provide me with all the possible information he had available and made me feel comfortable that i chose the right physician!

Michael Hubbard Jun 20 2020

Review for Dr. Maurice

It was a very good and informative visit. His diagnosis was though and explained with complete satisfaction.

Jun 18 2020

Review for Dr. Maurice

Maxtrap Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Choudhary

Jessica Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. Rai

I’ve seen Dr. McCloskey since the day I was born, I’m 30 now. He’s always been professional and very knowledgeable. Thoroughly answers all my questions. I trust him with my life! I could not imagine seeing another heart doctor. McCloskey is the best!

Natalie Jun 09 2020

Review for Dr. McCloskey

Suzan Vickerman Jun 08 2020

Review for Dr. Arntz

Dr Depaepe ist precise, knowledgeable, efficient, concerned getting one out of Urgent Care ASAP. I was in excellent hands. Thank you.

Bernd Brink May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Depaepe

The best of the best, My family and I adore him, he is so smart and kind!!!

Sonia Shifflette May 26 2020

Review for Dr. Kaplan

Dr. Hayes is an amazing doctor! She always goes out of her way to address my pain and has even called my home because she was concerned.

Lana Masterson May 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hayes

Kathy Marcos May 24 2020

Review for Dr. Barrett

Wow! The best and kindest Dr. We have ever come across. She is So good at what she does and finds! Very detailed and thorough! Easy to talk to and understand! She listens Very well!! And takes extra precautions for the safety & well being of her patients. We definitely highly recommend her!!

Melody May 23 2020

Review for Dr. Shalhub

Karen Moody May 22 2020

Review for Dr. McKevitt

Thank you Dr.Mladenov for taking the extra time to get to the bottom of my sisters health issue a few years ago and saving her life.

May 21 2020

Review for Dr. Mladenov

Dave McCleary May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Merritt

Dr Hayes is the kindest, caring, pain Dr, that I have ever known. Very knowledgeable Dr. I miss her.

May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hayes

Dr. Trivedi was kind and thorough and ordered necessary tests. There was minimal wait time for appointments. Office staff were friendly and responsive in a timely manner.

krismn May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Trivedi

PacMed Patient May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Monponbanua

Amy Wilcox May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Dini

Dr. Maurice was very upfront with me. He made me understand what steps I needed to take to get back my health. He is a healthcare professional that really cares.

Ester May 09 2020

Review for Dr. Maurice

I have been a patient of Dr.Hayes for a few years now. I am a senior citizen (that's hard to admit" that could not recommend a more caring physician than Dr.Hayes. I wish her the very best in her new en devours. F.Johnson

Hoghead May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Hayes

Pamela Waddell May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Arntz

~SS Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Lutz

Dr Chaffee is a wonderful doctor is very patient and explains what would be helpful in treating my diabetes.

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Chaffee

Aaron Peterson Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Barrett

Jeanie A. Apr 21 2020

Review for Dr. Huang

Very pleased with Dr. Bremerton yes I will go back and recommend him highly.

Phil Monasmith Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Bremmer

Dr. Alton did a surgical excision of my knee bursa in November 2019. I'm a carpet installer and was worrying if I would be able to kneel again to install carpet. Dr. Alton did a great job. My knee healed and I started working again. I highly recommend him!

YEVGENIY D GAVRYLYUK Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Alton

She helped diagnose a difficult condition and assisted me in acquiring the next steps in my care that were needed.

Michael Apr 15 2020

Review for Dr. Hiles

Donna Apr 07 2020

Review for Dr. Haloman

Dr Jordan is the best! I would VERY highly recommend! She takes her time to listen. Also, very good at resolving any problems or underlying issues. 10 stars for Dr. Jordan!

Trina Apr 03 2020

Review for Dr. Jordan

I had Dr B several years ago. He's the best doctor I have seen so far. Love him a lot

Michael Tran Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Brockenbrough

Dr. Cero operated on my hip. I found her personable and informative, and the surgery went well and my recovery has been complete. High marks!

Gretchen Fischer Apr 01 2020

Review for Dr. Cero

Fred Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Landers

I trust Dr. Prongay, he listens to me as I speak, invests time in our appt and has always had great advice.

KL Mar 28 2020

Review for Dr. Prongay

Lisa Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Huang

Bruce M Mar 23 2020

Review for Dr. Barrett

My visit and surgery with Dr. Howe was positive...I would recommend Dr. Howe to family and friends.

Patricia Pattenaude Mar 22 2020

Review for Dr. Howe

Dr Wall has been my pulmonary physician for over 10 years. I am 85. I have COPD. Ther is no better doctor in all of Washington in my opinion. Dr Wall listens, is knowledgeable and empathetic, quick to respond to your needs and follows up. I cannot recommend him highly enough. He's a 10!!!!

Pete Hommes Mar 21 2020

Review for Dr. Wall

He has been both myself and my wife's Dr. for many, many years and I nor she have had any reason to doubt his ability nor honesty. I would and can recommend him with out reservation.

Duane Revell Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pearce

Dr. Landers is an AWESOME doctor. He is kind, and really cares about his patients. Excellent surgeon!

Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Landers

Three visits before she was, unfortunately, transferred to Kent. At each one I was so impressed by her diagnostic skill and pleasant demeanor. Sorry to see her leave.

Joseph Hoffman MD Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Pham

Good visit. Informative and obliging with answers to questions of concern. Recommend.

Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

Dr. Maurice always takes the time to answer all my questions and I never feel rushed.

Pat Fairbanks Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Maurice

He was the best. Had knee bone on bone on the left of my right side. He got me right in surgery within a short time. I Walked out of the hospital same day as surgery no pain in the knee. When on with my life and no one could tell I had surgery.

Mike Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Merritt

He was very knowledgeable and had information that was helpful to my situation

Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Maurice

I have been going to Dr Reiss for eye injections for several months now and my experience has been very positive. His staff are very friendly and professional, it is very easy to get an appointment, and I have much less pain than my previous retinal specialist. Would highly recommend.

Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Reiss

He is very professional, caring a kind. His staff are friendly and helpful. I can always count on Dr. Eric Waterman.

Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Waterman

Outstanding! Been a patient for 18 months now....and 2 surgeries

Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Mandiga

Eric Faull Feb 24 2020

Review for Dr. Merritt

Dr. Louie performed an ESOPHAGECTOMY on me. I am here to write about it 6 years later. Dr. Louie was delightful to me. But most important when it counted he saved my life. I thank God Dr. Louie was my surgeon.

Glenn Steinberg Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Louie

Dr. Hegewald is a wonderful doctor. So friendly kind and very knowledgeable. I have been seeing him for many years He has treated numerous family members of mine and they all say the same thing. I highly recommend Dr Hegewald.

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hegewald

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Emery

My initial visit with Dr. Cooper and his team was straight forward and professional. Left with a plan for diagnostics and treatment options pending those results. It is nice to have a concrete plan for long term treatment of a chronic recurring illness I've had.

ALICIA S. Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

Randy & Linda Feb 13 2020

Review for Dr. Yule

Diana Pistoll in Kent, WA - Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Arntz

Outstanding physician! Very pleased with everything he has done for me and my treatment of something associated with RA.

Norm Baker Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Mohai

Samantha Oppenheimer Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Eller

The Thill Family Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Phung

Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Myers-Powell

Jan 26 2020

Review for Dr. Merritt

TT Jan 26 2020

Review for Crystal Ricciardi

ML Jan 26 2020

Review for Crystal Ricciardi

TL Jan 26 2020

Review for Crystal Ricciardi

Jan 26 2020

Review for Crystal Ricciardi

Have been a patient of dr. Griggs for 15 years. He is responsible for me having 20/20 vision today. Without a doubt the very very best

Heinz Hecht Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Griggs

Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Choi

not good

Jewel C Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Schmidt

I was so disappointed to hear that Dr. Phung was no longer with UW/VMC. I hope all is well with him and his family and will miss a very, very nice doctor.

Dar Y Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Phung

cheryl Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Barrett

Best Dr. I have ever had. Listens, Helps, Direct, compassionate. Goes out of his way to help his patients.

Linda Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Prongay

Excellent doctor. Dr. Pearce literally saved my life about 15 years ago. He’s a very caring, thoughtful doctor.

Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Pearce

The very best doctor I have ever had so sorry he left us ...just terribly terribly sorry I feel like I lost my dearest friend ????I just want you to know Dr. Phun you are always be in our hearts and in our prayers we love you.

Oksana K Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Phung

Ron Kent Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Lundin

Dr. Andrew Merritt is the best! He provided wonderful care and support when I experienced a fall and dislocated my right shoulder. With his expertise and care before and after surgery, I received full use of my shoulder.

S. Dumlao Jan 15 2020

Review for Dr. Merritt

Dr. Hunt is an incredible woman. My husband and I feel so comfortable around her and feel blessed to have her as a big part of this journey we are enduring for the first time. Parent hood. I wouldn't pick anyone different, and if we have anymore children I'm going back to her!

Alexandra Jan 14 2020

Review for Dr. Hunt

Dr. Cooper was very professional, has a good "bed side manner", explained everything to me completely and didn't seem to be in a rush like Doctors sometimes are. It was a good experience for a first visit. Now.... ask me again after he does my surgical procedure next week!

Joe P. Jan 11 2020

Review for Dr. Cooper

I am so sad that he isn’t a part of the team any more. Best dr ever really listens and makes you understand everything. Terribly sad news

Best dr I will ever have Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Phung

he is very nice doctor but he is left and he is no longer to be with valley medical center, so please if someone know were is he let him wright her for us

Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Phung

I am very disappointed in Dr. Park! He said I was 99% totally healthy…And still talked me into A blood test… But didn’t tell me it would cost me $300 after insurance! It was a $2000 blood test that was totally unneeded! Dr. Park rip me off! He acts nice just to get unneeded procedures done!

Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Park

Dr. Yu did a great job with my High School son's wisdom teeth. Thank you!!

Jan 06 2020

Review for Dr. Yu

Jan 03 2020

Review for Dr. Lehr

Mike McNicholl Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Haloman

Svetlana P. Dec 28 2019

Review for Dr. Haloman

I tried to make an appt. Was told he is no longer with the group??

Monika Rolsma Dec 24 2019

Review for Dr. Park

Dr. Ridgeley was thorough in his work and explanation of my situation.

Dec 17 2019

Review for Dr. Ridgeley

Its great to find a Dr. and staff that don't make you wait and get you in make you feel comfortable and get the procedure done. *****

Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Cooper

Carlene Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Lauinger

This was my first visit as a new patient to Dr. Hunt. She is kind and compassionate and took the time to get to know me before she preformed my pap exam. She was understanding and made it comfortable to an otherwise uncomfortable exam that all women have to endure.

Jo in WA - Dec 14 2019

Review for Dr. Hunt

My husband and I had our Medicare Wellness check and were pleased with Dr Nguyen. She asked pertinent questions and spent quality time. Gave suggestions to remedy the health questions we asked. We would recommend her.

Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Nguyen

Pleases

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Review for Dr. Chan

Kenneth VanDenBergh Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Merritt

Dr Myers Powell, in my opinion is the rockstar retinal care specialist around, and while a couple staff have personalities you need to get to know, they are all amiable and trying hard to make the patients comfortable. Dr Myers is saving my wife's vision and was very reassuring with my own.

Jessica Mulein Dec 05 2019

Review for Dr. Myers-Powell

Cyndi Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Kageyama

Location

Valley Medical Center

400 S 43rd St, Renton, WA 98055