Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus

68%

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


Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus is a medical facility located in Milwaukee, WI. This hospital has been recognized for Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ and Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™.

Awards

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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in treating chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and pneumonia

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

3 ratings were worse than expected

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
  • Acute kidney dysfunction following surgery
  • Respiratory failure 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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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 SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%81%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%66%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%88%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%52%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%64%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%72%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Everything from my initial consultation thru the post op exam was an exceptional experience. Dr. Massaro and his staff are very efficient and friendly. I am extremelly happy with the results.

Deb OC Sep 22 2020

Review for Dr. Massaro

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

Staff overall is very knowledgeable, personable and easy to work with,

Aug 31 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

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

Dr John Sanidas has been my inter the past 22 years and has kept me vertical. Can’t say enough regarding how he professionally some’s up all my health concerns and explains them in laymen terms!

DVMiller Aug 26 2020

Review for Dr. Sanidas

I think she is great!! Always open to discussing anything. Love her!

Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Olander

My hip replacement went very well. His staff is very responsive after surgery.

Joe Radomski Aug 24 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Helped with my concerns. Kind

Aug 19 2020

Review for Dr. Ignace

Excellent communicator. Explains procedures well and in an easy to understand way. Follows up with patient and family after procedure.

Aug 11 2020

Review for Dr. Kwiatt

Kelly Aug 09 2020

Review for Dr. Heffez

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

These are the most INCOMPETENT people I ever had to deal with in my life! They call you and leave a message and don't know why they called or who you are! They tell you one thing and then complete opposite the next! Biggest idiots I've ever dealt with in my life!

jeff smith Aug 05 2020

Review for Dr. Chiang

Aug 04 2020

Review for Dr. Kidd

knee replacement -

Jul 28 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Dr. Tschopp is perhaps the kindest, most knowledgeable family doctor I have ever had. I can't recommend her enough. She takes time to really listen and has been very helpful to both myself and my husband.

Mary Jul 21 2020

Review for Dr. Tschopp

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

Jul 15 2020

Review for Dr. Eiche

My entire experience has been excellent, especially the day of the surgery and since. Everybody has been prompt in their responses , best decision I ever made.

Don E. Jul 14 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

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

I needed emergency help right away. Dr French was there for my TIPSS. The procedure was very successful. Thank you Dr French. IR rocks ??????

Anne from MGH Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. French

He has replaced both my knees with excellent success. He answers questions completely and has an extremely competent well organized team.

Jul 06 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

5 star very likely. Informed me there would be Discomfort and I am adapting to that. Easy to speak to and listened to concerns

John Brill Jul 05 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Ann Hounsell Jul 02 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

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

EA Jun 16 2020

Review for Dr. Mentzer

Anthony B Mandile Jun 11 2020

Review for Dr. Mlsna

Jill Eesley Jun 02 2020

Review for Dr. Lehman

Dr. Nelsen-Freund was very professional and thorough in his evaluation of my issues. He listened to my concerns and treated me in a very respectful manner. I am thankful for his expertise in my last surgery and am confident that my upcoming surgeries will be done by him as well

Peter Hagen Jun 01 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

I had a bunionectomy and arthroplasty on my right foot 1 week ago today. I have had no pain since surgery!! I was really afraid but Dr. Amiot spent time, listened to my fears and concerns and put me at ease. I am so glad I chose Dr. Amiot! He really cares about his patients success!

Cathy A Rozewicz May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Amiot

Barbara Rodriguez May 16 2020

Review for Dr. Treisman

Paul Folbrecht May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Christine Nowak May 13 2020

Review for Dr. Wilson

Rebecca Feider May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Tracy

Denisha Leonard May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Gilman

Doctor is nice. Be aware of his billing department. Received a bill for the first time three years from appointment. Every time I called got a different story.

May 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nakata

This man is the reason my children have no father , he made a mistake that cost my husband his life

May 06 2020

Review for Dr. Daniels

Marshal "Mickey" Dolgin Apr 27 2020

Review for Dr. Lee

Excellent doctor and does what is best for his patient, period. Very thorough and explains everything very well.

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Kehoe

hi doctor my name is Charlene young I have misplaced my form for my handicap sticker if you could forward a signed form to me I will send it in thank you

Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Johnson

D Bates Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Rieder

fantastic_freindly and informative

bruce alseth Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

DB Apr 08 2020

Review for Dr. Rieder

Down to earth he is

Sajida Apr 04 2020

Review for Dr. Afzal

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

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Taft

Mar 31 2020

Review for Dr. Kornak

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

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Amiot

Mar 17 2020

Review for Dr. Wu

Anthony Trudeau Mar 13 2020

Review for Dr. Heffez

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

Not happy Mar 07 2020

Review for Dr. Vijayapal

Rocco T Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Charles Czarkowski Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Great doctor, great staff. I saw doctor Khan and he was able to help with my heel pain in a couple of visits. If anyone is looking for a foot doctor in milwaukee this is a great place. I highly reccommend this place to everyone!

Jessica H Mar 04 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Excellent doctor and surgeon Mar 03 2020

Review for Dr. Meier

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

Michael F. Michalski Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dave Noack Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

Very bad, I gave him too many chances and now I am going for my sixth surgery to repair the mess he made

Feb 28 2020

Review for Dr. Matteucci

Feb 21 2020

Review for Dr. Kornak

Jan Burczyk Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Heffez

Unpleasant, Unprepared, Unprofessional - and those are her good points.

Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Kropp

Very efficient and caring staff. They explained everything and made me feel very comfortable. I highly recommend Dr. Baltz and his staff.

Feb 12 2020

Review for Dr. Baltz

makes me feel comfortable.

Georgia V. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Nute

J. Miller. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Meister

Deloris Gutter Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Maehl

Having a knee replacement was made easier by Dr. Ed Nelsen-Freud and team.......they are a well oiled machine ! From your first visit on, they keep you on track and well informed !

Katherine Bruce Feb 09 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

I had an ingrowing toe nail that was hurting alot and making it difficult for me to walk, Dr Khan did great and took care of it in 1 visit! I am able to walk pain free now! Feels great! Thank you Dr Khan! You are indeed the Best podiatrist in Milwaukee!

Cindy A Feb 07 2020

Review for Dr. Khan

Skill, compassion, and integrity from a doctor who listens. We are beyond pleased with Dr. Nelsen-Freund and his team at Froedtert. We wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone considering surgery.

Wayne Krueger Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Scott B Eggert Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Klein

Cindy C. Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. McCarty

Great doctor. 4 surgeries went well.

Noemith González Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

Ingrid Bader Jan 24 2020

Review for Dr. Saluja

Not only is Dr. Tracy punctual and straight forward but his PA Wes is too. Both are very thorough, ask good questions and have succinct answers.

Bob Olin Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Tracy

Steve W in Milwaukee, WI - Jan 21 2020

Review for Dr. Waisbren

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

Hannah Gronowski Jan 18 2020

Review for Dr. Williams

Dr. Nelsen-Freund is very friendly, caring, attentive & a good listener.

S. Lawrence Jan 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Great Doctor. Really cares about his patients. I highly recommend him!

Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Zia

G miller Jan 08 2020

Review for Dr. Purewal

Jan 04 2020

Review for Dr. Pennington

Very positive experience! Appointment desk was very helpful in getting me in quickly even though this wasn't an emergency. Staff was wonderful. Dr. Crimmins was very professional, explained what the x-ray showed on my finger and gave me options. Highly recommend!

Denise N. Jan 03 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dr. Lynott is thorough and efficient.

Jack Jaspersonm Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Lynott

He’s an excellent doctor, has a great bedside manner and explains everything very clearly!!

Michael and Jean Hinners Dec 30 2019

Review for Dr. Walsh

Misdiagnosed breast cancer for almost a year. And told her about it multiple times and kept saying it wasn’t anything. Total negligence.

Dec 24 2019

Review for Dr. Tamburrino

Dec 24 2019

Review for Dr. Perlewitz

Opening discussed options and asked if I had questions.

Dec 22 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Slow to diagnose when there is a medical problem and does not relate well with people of lower income

Dec 22 2019

Review for Dr. Mirviss

JoAnne M. Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. Kehoe

Sonda C Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Positive

Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Lynott

Location

Ascension SE Wisconsin Hospital - St. Joseph Campus

5000 W Chambers St, Milwaukee, WI 53210

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