Aspirus Wausau Hospital

77%

Patients that would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

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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Hospital Quality Awards

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

Top in the nation for providing excellence in patient safety by preventing infections, medical errors, and other preventable complications

Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Vascular Surgery Award™ (2020)

Superior clinical outcomes in abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, carotid surgery, and peripheral vascular bypass surgery

Labor and Delivery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

Superior clinical care of women during and after childbirth

America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Surgery Award™ (2018)

Superior clinical outcomes in heart bypass surgery and heart valve surgery

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

2 ratings were better than expected

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

11 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • 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

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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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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
6% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend
7% higher than the national average

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

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%79%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%68%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%91%84%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%65%66%

Aspirus Wausau 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

Was a last minute need to see Dr. Babiarz. The professionalism and attention to detail were both excellent.

Jun 03 2020

Review for Dr. Babiarz

Courteous and caring. He listens to a patient’s concerns.

May 27 2020

Review for Dr. Guse

Lucas Linnell May 22 2020

Review for Dr. MacKay

I had a L stapedectomy. All my appointments with Dr. Sewell and staff were friendly and professional. Dr. Sewell explained my upcoming procedure well and entertained all questions. Bedside manner was comforting. I felt very optimistic in his care. He also called the day after to check on me.

Renee S Wink May 19 2020

Review for Dr. Sewall

May 03 2020

Review for Dr. Beaumont

Apr 29 2020

Review for Dr. Murdock

I found Dr. Banovetz to be very interested in my health concerns. He explained things to me in a way that was easy to understand. All staff were equally interested and very helpful.

Apr 24 2020

Review for Dr. Banovetz

Answered all my questions and concerns

Apr 23 2020

Review for Dr. Banovetz

Dr. Timothy Romang is a great Dr. he really cares about me and he listens to me and always explains what is going on and what to do! He and his staff are amazing!

Teri Doucette Apr 22 2020

Review for Dr. Romang

I was very satisfied with my visits and surgery. Thanks Dr. Brearley.

Janice Gage Apr 16 2020

Review for Dr. Brearley

Dr.Grady has been my heart health specialist since 2013 he does procedures correctly the first time. Excellent monitoring of my hearts condition.

Todd K Mar 25 2020

Review for Dr. Grady

Mar 19 2020

Review for Dr. Bovet

Keith Imm Mar 11 2020

Review for Dr. Abuzzahab

Great Dr explains things well! Best bedside manner I’ve ever seen with a Dementia patient!

Roger Holzem Feb 29 2020

Review for Dr. Cao

Rude, arrogant, and inconsiderate. Does not seem to have a grasp of the medical knowledge he claims to possess.

Feb 27 2020

Review for Dr. Martin

I’ve been going to Dr Hostetler for se real years.Her care is excellent as is her staff. I highly recommend her for your skin needs

WausauRon in Wausau, WI - Feb 25 2020

Review for Dr. Hostetler

Considerate and willingness to answer questions was spot on. Super service and great staff. Highly recommend

P Schotz Feb 20 2020

Review for Dr. Landretti

Feb 17 2020

Review for Dr. Rishi

Dr. Glenon is an excellent surgeon. She takes in the entire picture and works with the patient. Very skilled and knowledgable.

tamirballard Feb 15 2020

Review for Dr. Glennon

Beth Striegel Feb 14 2020

Review for Dr. Aschbrenner

B. Kramar Feb 10 2020

Review for Dr. Neuhoff

Dr Fairchild is a very intelligent man and an honest Dr . He is caring Dr also . I've had 2 spine surgeries performed by him . I hope I never need another ,but if I ever do I wouldn't put my life in anyone's hands but his

Pattie barnekow Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Fairchild

Feb 08 2020

Review for Dr. Samuelson

Dave Jossart Feb 06 2020

Review for Jeffrey Ambord

Dr. Kerns is extremely knowledgeable and understanding. He takes time with his patients and explains what is wrong and how he is going to correct the situation.

Mary Gavinski Feb 05 2020

Review for Dr. Kerns

Dr. Krolicki is wonderful! He explained what was going on with my eyes as well as what was going to be happening with the procedure and recovery. He was very kind and understanding and knew the anxiety such surgeries s puke cause and was able to put my mind at ease.

Feb 03 2020

Review for Dr. Krolicki

Great doctor.

Jan 29 2020

Review for Dr. Passini

Francis LaMothe Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Grelck

Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Grelck

Dr. Biswas was extremely caring and professional. She helped me deal with my chronic back pain without having to rely on medication

Jan 27 2020

Review for Dr. Biswas

As someone that hasn't seen a doctor in quite some time, I found myself appreciative of Dr Ewan's positive attitude and friendly personality.

Phil Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. Ewan

This guy is awesome!! He knows what he is doing

Jan 25 2020

Review for Dr. El-Shahat

I want to Dr. Kerns for a very serious visit and he sped through the appointment, dismissed my concerns, and failed to answer the most basic of questions.

Jan 23 2020

Review for Dr. Kerns

GJKin Stevens Point, WI - Jan 12 2020

Review for Dr. Sutherland

Dr. Matthew Hattenhauser is personable and also thorough in his examination and explanations. He and his staffs at Wausau and Stevens Point were outstanding. This rating also includes Dr. Benjamin Clark. Out of a scale of 1 to 10, I would rate them all a 10 +5!

M. Stephens Jan 05 2020

Review for Dr. Hattenhauer

Terrible! It's 45 minutes past my appointment time and there is no sign of Dr. Wald! This is the second time he's pulled this crap! Incredibly unprofessional! Needs to both learn how to tell time and have even a little respect for his patients!

Craig Lefebvre Dec 31 2019

Review for Dr. Wald

on Dec 2 2019 Dr Henneghan preformed a total knee replacement on me. In my opinion he is a fabulous surgeon. I was out of my walker in 2 weeks and off my cane in another week. He and his staff are outstanding, I would recommend them to anyone

Ron Malesa Dec 29 2019

Review for Dr. Henneghan

Jack R. DeHaven Renée Flaminion (spouse) Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Mojumder

Pat Lowden Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Krigbaum

Dr. Grelck and his staff are very professional and personable. When confronted with questions they respond in a way that non clinical people understand. I would recommend them to all my family and friends.

Dec 27 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

I was very impressed with the service I got. Dr. Greick was very informative n he made me feel very comfortable about everything. His staff was also very helpful. I will continue to go to them again.

Charnette Coates Dec 16 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Awesome. Very concerned and caring. I feel in good hands

Barbara Lisiak Dec 15 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Wait time was minimal. Staff knowledgeable and professional.

Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Dr Grelck is very thorough. He has a good rapport. I had a small mole removed and he did that procedure effortlessly. Aka in all it was a good experience once again

Dec 08 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Abuzzahab

Fantastic. Would recommend Dr Glaser (and staff) without hesitation.

Wausau, WI Dec 06 2019

Review for Dr. Glaser

Dr rist listened to me and wanted to help. I’ve had svt for 35 plus years and he fixed it. He’s a very smart and compassionate doctor.

Tiffany Dec 05 2019

Review for Dr. Rist

Dr Luetmer is an excellent doctor and a really nice person. He's very professional but at the same time, very down to earth. When I started having heart problems he knew just what to do for me.

Patricia Snyderin SCHOFIELD, WI - Dec 05 2019

Review for Dr. Luetmer

Dr. Grelck was friendly, thorough, and provided easy to understand instructions for skin care. I was seen promptly. I highly recommend Dr. Grelck.

Mary Kiernan Dec 03 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Kelly jajein Pickerel, WI - Nov 26 2019

Review for Dr. Glennon

Dr. Rezazedeh is amazing! He is extremely experienced as well as passionate about healing the folks who he treats!

Nov 22 2019

Review for Dr. Rezazadeh

Great doctor.. couldn't be happier with his treatment.He got me walking and feeling like a human again

Dave Harmon Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Owens

Always and always... Dr. Padilla and his crew are the best of the best... Thank you all... Also is very caring and takes time to answer all questions and explain any treatment.

Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Padilla

Throat Cancer Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Reding

Great pcp. I see Dr Gilling as my primary and love her. She takes the time to answer all my questions.

Great PCP Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Gilling

Always an excellent visit & consultation. Easy to understand evaluations given and true concern given.

Carl C. Nelson Nov 21 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Friendly, thorough, did not seem rushed. Highly recommend.

Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Goel

Very rude, wouldn’t listen to me. Told me I didn’t have arthritis. Had blood work and X-rays showed no inflammation. Couldn’t even get out of bed 3 days later because of my arthritis. Very arrogant and laughed a lot. ( not funny) would not recommend him to anyone.

Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Ciejka

We worked with Dr. Galang when my 13 year old son's tear duct grew closed. Dr. Galang was great at explaining to all of us what was going to happen. The surgery went very well and we are very happy with the results.

Nov 18 2019

Review for Dr. Galang

explained everything well. He listened to my Concerns. Use Sunscreen!!!

Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Wonderful, he knew exactly what was the problem and took steps to help me.

Cynthia Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Deb Okrzesik Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Tuttle

Great doctor and staff.

Marguerite Ramlow Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Very informative and spent a nice amount of time with us.

Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Knew immediately what was the problem and treatment.

Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Friendly and knowlegable. Saw my problem and knew what to do.

Judy Winkler Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Very friendly and informative. Took the time so you didn’t feel rushed.

Nov 13 2019

Review for Dr. Araya

Dr. Grelck and Brea were fantastic! Just saw them yesterday afternoon and my skin is in better shape overnight than it has been in a year and a half!

LM Nelson Nov 12 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

He is a very caring doctor and extremely talented surgeon. I am so glad he did my surgery. He takes time to listen to you, and explains everything very well. The staff of this office is the best I have ever experienced.

Mary Nov 12 2019

Review for Dr. Johnkoski

DR Grelck is excellent - he know his stuff!

Jeff Nov 11 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Went well, questions answered and things explained well. Bree was very helpful too and courteous when doing my procedure.

Nov 08 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Nov 08 2019

Review for Dr. Nalwa

Dr, Rubino is the best, He is very caring, takes his time and LISTENS.

Lanore Rusch Nov 05 2019

Review for Dr. Rubino

Excellent patient care as always!

Brenda Z Nov 05 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Excellent I can’t be even more happier the friendliest doctor I have ever seen and most caring with the hands of God during my surgery

Dawn leffel Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Johnkoski

Patient Parents Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Sewall

Dr. Flaherty did my Cornea Transplant. I've had numerous eye surgeries over the years & was very impressed with his skill & professionalism. He explains everything & he does a very thorough eye exam at each checkup. I recommend him highly.

Susan Brundidge Oct 29 2019

Review for Dr. Flaherty

One of our very favorite physicians.

Mary and Fred Oct 28 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Debra Oct 25 2019

Review for Dr. Savage

Deanna Schroepfer Oct 25 2019

Review for Dr. Benedetti

Dr Grelck does a very good job explaining any issues that he observes during my appointments. A real professional, very helpful and reassuring. Definitely a 5 star Doctor.

Ralph Olsen Oct 12 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Sick and Dying Oct 12 2019

Review for Dr. Reding

Yearly skin check.

Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Kent Lorenzin Oconomowoc , WI - Oct 09 2019

Review for Dr. Johnkoski

He was very knowledgeable and very honest about my daughter's condition. His idea for a plan of attack was comforting to us as parents and we look forward to continuing visits.

Oct 08 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Dr.Grelck was very professional with his service the staff he has with him is great very knowledgeable about my problem and was eager to help thank you all.

Oct 07 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Dr.. Galang did an amazing job of explaining today’s visit and what to expect on follow up appointment. Thank you for your time and patience.

Jamesin WI - Oct 05 2019

Review for Dr. Galang

Good doctor, conscientious, thorough, and personable. I’ve been a patient for a long time and recommended him to many people.

Oct 04 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

He did a double hernea surgrey 2 years ago. Great job, good caring person too. Would'nt trust anyone else

Guy McElhaney Sep 27 2019

Review for Dr. Sweet

Dave Bosselait in Stevens Point , WI - Sep 26 2019

Review for Dr. Fairchild

SPONCE87 Sep 25 2019

Review for Dr. El-Shahat

He explains everything & shows a lot of concern.I would recomend him to anyone needing a Dermatologist.

Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

I've been a patient of Dr. Haque since 2016. He is treating me for Stage IV metastatic breast cancer. I am confident in his ability to provide me with a long term quality of life through this cancer journey

Linda L Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Haque

Terry Thirion Sep 12 2019

Review for Dr. Hoffmann

Simply the best.

Dave Sep 11 2019

Review for Dr. Grelck

Location

Aspirus Wausau Hospital

333 Pine Ridge Blvd, Wausau, WI 54401