Ascension Saint Francis Hospital

68%

Patients that would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average


Ascension Saint Francis Hospital is a medical facility located in Milwaukee, WI. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ and General Surgery 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

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, esophageal/stomach surgeries, small intestine surgeries, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020)

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

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

1 rating was better than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital

8 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
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
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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70%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
1% higher than the national average

68%

Would definitely recommend
2% lower than the national average

Ascension Saint Francis 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%77%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%64%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%46%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%67%66%

Ascension Saint Francis Hospital

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%58%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%71%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Excelllent experience from beginning to end. Dr. Pennington's entire team worked together like a well oiled machine, professional, caring and efficient. His PA's are top notch. Complete shoulder replacement with very little pain. I highly recommend .

Olson Sep 05 2020

Review for Dr. Pennington

Excellent Doctor,excellent results,had both my knees Revised total knee replacements he takes the time to listen,excellent bedside manner and is easy to talk to!! Felt safe and well cared for both times,couldnt ask for a better orthopedist!!

Lynnette Helmers Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Evanich

My experience has been a successful surgery on my back and my pain has diminished greatly and hoping when my healing is complete there will be no pain.

Aug 21 2020

Review for Dr. Coran

Arrogant and condesending diagnosis incorrect per 2nd opinion

james kerr Aug 14 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

Dr. Spiering has been my primary care physician for almost 10 years. He is very knowledgeable and kind and never rushes you through an appointment. His communication skills are excellent and responds to emails in a timely fashion. I highly recommend Dr. Spiering, he’s the best!

Katherine Sullivan Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Spiering

I would NEVER recommend this person to another living soul. To even rate one star was hard. This person was rude, belittling, cold and heartless. I know surgeons can have poor bedside manner, but this guy was horrible.

Aug 07 2020

Review for Dr. Edwards

Dr. Baruah was so patient and thorough. He explained everything that I would be experiencing through out the test. He asked me questions and answered mine in a way I could understand! I will definitely return next time I might need an emg!

Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Baruah

Professional team and fantastic doctor for dupuytren contracture at 47 degrees. Surgery was 10 days ago and painless recovery, healing well. 1-2 Physical therapy sessions next, but motion very good after stitches removed today. Thanks to the medical team!

DW Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

NATHAN CLARK Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Smith

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kidd

Jul 30 2020

Review for Dr. Coran

Great Doctor and staff!!

Jul 29 2020

Review for Dr. Coran

Cheryl Zwaga Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ravichandran

Jul 24 2020

Review for Dr. Caldwell

J Twieg Jul 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kornely

Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Rihawi

The first visit was urgent and the office staff was VERY accommodating, getting me in to see the doctor the day I called.

Receptionist at Glendale office was also not helpf Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

He fixed my septum in 2010. I live in AZ now, and my ENT is seriously impressed with the work Dr. Nordstrom did.

Christine B. Jul 11 2020

Review for Dr. Nordstrom

Dr, Ahmed has done a great job for my wife Jill and she is now getting better. We think Dr. Ahmed is very competent and professional. We are lucky to have him on our team.

Dale & Jill Brendelson Jul 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

I have been a patient of Dr. Ogor for over 26 years. I wouldn't leave her for any other doctor. Whenever she moved office I followed regardless of location.

Shirley Steward Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ogor

Excellent surgeon. Be prepared for long wait in his waiting room. Appointment times do not sync with actual visit

Jul 01 2020

Review for Dr. Evanich

Dr Caldwell is the best doctor I ever had. Patient, kind , caring took the time to talk to me and made me feel so comfortable. Addressed all my issues

Cindy garcia Jun 30 2020

Review for Dr. Caldwell

Terrible never goin back. He doesn't listen or know what's goin on. He would rather guess or say it's in my head. And he sends me somewhere else to just guess. That's not how a doc Is supposed to be. I would not recommend him to anyone. Bad experience

Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Caldwell

I want to file a formal complaint. Yes, it is that bad.

Laura L Rembalski Jun 27 2020

Review for Dr. Rathour

Dr. Rosler has been my doctor for many years. I trust that he has the experience to manage my disease and keeps up with the latest treatments. I highly recommend him.

Kris Mullihan Jun 26 2020

Review for Dr. Rosler

Dr. KORNELY always does a meticulous job and is very professional. I would recommend her to anyone who needs podiatry services.

Jill Jun 25 2020

Review for Dr. Kornely

Lynn Miller Jun 23 2020

Review for Dr. Afsari

Great doctor!

Jun 14 2020

Review for Dr. Ganapes

Jill Eesley Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lehman

Dr Luis Vasquez should be in the janitorial services and no where near Psychiatric patients.

Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Vazquez

May 28 2020

Review for Dr. Afsari

Barbara Rodriguez May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Treisman

Paul Folbrecht May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

casey May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Museitif

Deana Y. May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Eraso

Thorough, caring and spent time with me. Made me feel understand the process of working up my condition.

May 08 2020

Review for Dr. Ahmed

Excellent doctor. Good listener and advisor.

May 02 2020

Review for Dr. Trojan

May 01 2020

Review for Dr. Rosler

Very helpful and was able to answer all my questions.

Apr 30 2020

Review for Dr. Ganapes

SHE IS VERY DETAILED

Apr 28 2020

Review for Dr. Ganapes

Marshal "Mickey" Dolgin Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

DR. GALANG AND I HAVE VERY EFFICIENT OFFICE VISITS. I AM ON A MAINTENANCE MEDICATION AND OUR APPOINTMENT USUALLY TAKE 10 MINUTES OR LESS. THIS IS THE ONLY TYPE OF CONSULTATIONS I HAVE WITH DR. GALANG. IT WORKS GREAT FOR ME.

Ron W. Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Galang

Superb doctor. He listens. Responsive.

Jerry Simmons Apr 17 2020

Review for Dr. Hickman

D Bates Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rieder

DB Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Rieder

I trust him so much that also when I had had surgery with other physicians i named him my authorized person to decide over my health .

Maria F. Kirsch Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Berry

I felt like I was talking with a very knowledgeable friend, so at ease. Explained everything in layman’s turns. Was interested in some things I told him about a new surgery only one dr is doing. Caring. I feel I’m in excellent hands.

Meg Torgerson Apr 02 2020

Review for Dr. Husnain

Jeff R, Greenfield, WI Mar 30 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

had hand and lower arm repair and am more than grateful for the excellent results I have and trust this excellent and compassionate doctor

lois prucha Mar 27 2020

Review for Dr. Buebendorf

Karen S. - Mt. Pleasant Mar 20 2020

Review for Dr. Coran

I always make it a point to go with private practice groups for my family’s healthcare. Hospital groups just check the boxes and send you on your way, not really caring because it’s like a factory. My visit with Dr. Qureshi proved me correct once again. The care and compassion was exceptional

Julie Mar 18 2020

Review for Dr. Qureshi

Is a lackey of the insurance company - .avoid Ascension Hospital.

Mar 16 2020

Review for Dr. Ross

Dr. Marso was a Doc you can feel comfortable with. He went above & beyond on trying to take care of my foot problem. His staff was also top notch. Would highly recommend to see Dr. Marso with any podiatry needs.

Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Marso

He is very caring he’s a very smart doctor he lets his patients talk and he’s very knowledgeable about what he does he is a phenomenal doctor and recommend him for anybody with Any heart problems, His entire staff is very kind and very caring about your problems

MARK CSEPELLA Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Curley

Went there to find a new Doctor. This guy kept giving me individual business cards for other Doctors for each individual problem I had! And pretty much did not help me at all! waste of my time and money!! When I left there I thought I was in the Twilight Zone!!

Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Waisbren

The office receptionist, Sue, is one of the most unpleasant people I have met in healthcare. She seems to dislike her job. Showing compassion or caring is not one of her strong points. The nursing staff seem helpful enough. The doctor seems rushed.

Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Ganapes

Rocco T Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Charles Czarkowski Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Dr. Crimmins is a top notch surgeon. Broke my wrist in a fall. I was able to see him the next day and surgery two days after. Everything was well explained and went well. Highly recommend him.

Mar 01 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Rick Frank Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Moss

Michael F. Michalski Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dave Noack Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

Very nice manner.

Noreen Traver Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Miss Zayas Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Olaciregui

muy bien

Jose G. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

makes me feel comfortable.

Georgia V. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Nute

J. Miller. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Meister

I have beendesling with a painful corn for over a year. I had seen another podiatrist and did not get a satisfactory explaination or treatment. Dr. Nazar did a comprehensive with x-rays and provided answer and treatment options. I am very please with her and her office staff.

Nancy P. Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

My last appt. was a normal annual checkup, but Dr. Kamer keeps my medical history in mind everytime I see him, and makes a point to talk about things I should be doing, tests that he recommends, etc. He always goes over land rests and other results with me.

Ed Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Kamer

Ellen Feb 09 2020

Review for Dr. Afsari

Very pleasant very informative and made me very comfortable and very proffsional

Brandon T. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

very attentive and wonderful at explanations.

C. C. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

very concerned about my feet.

Ned S. Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

Great first visit.

Anonymous Feb 04 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

its been good.

Kathleen P. Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

Staff and doctor are pleasant, freindly and good caregivers

Anonymous Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

everything excellent

Steven T. Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

Warm and frienly person, consummate professional. easy to talk to, great listenr. Shows concern beyond expectations.

Norma B. Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

Maria L Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. Coran

Great doctor. 4 surgeries went well.

Noemith González Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

Ingrid Bader Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

Dr. Henke has been very pleasant and professional with my bunion and bunionectomy. I have been very pleased every step of the way and I only regret I did not come earlier.

Maureen R. Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

best doctor, awesome staff!

Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Shivaram

very discriptive and told me everything that I needed to know about it

Shane B. Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

Brad Holman Jan 22 2020

Review for Dr. Shammo

Steve W in Milwaukee, WI - Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Waisbren

Overall experience is very well. i am glad she is my new foot dr

Sara A. Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

Dr Crimmins was very detailed in our visit and I have confidence in his skills of upcoming procedure.

Keith Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Anonymous Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

she is pleasant , she is concerned of the patient and the well being.

Anonymous Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Nazar

Dr. Henke has been a pleasure to see. He is always kind and knows what he is talking about. I would trust anyone in my family to have him as their surgeon.

R. L. Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

Simple, straightforward treatment. Very thorough and had a great attitude. Would recommend 100%.

Anonymous Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

very good doctor, he really helps you.

Betty M. Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

Gives all options and lets you decide instead of pressuring you.

Anonymous Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Henke

pleasant experience

Anonymous Jan 17 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

very good

Ronald F. Jan 16 2020

Review for Dr. Patel

Location

Ascension Saint Francis Hospital

3237 S 16th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215

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