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Aurora West Allis Medical Center

Aurora West Allis Medical Center is a medical facility located in West Allis, WI. This hospital has been recognized for Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ and Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™.

65%

Patient Experience Rating

1% 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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Specialty Clinical Quality Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2024, 2023)

Superior clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery, and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds, and pancreatitis

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ (2024)

Superior clinical outcomes in bowel obstruction treatment, colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, and upper gastrointestinal 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

3 ratings were worse than expected

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Appendectomy

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Specialty Excellence Awards

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™

2024, 2023

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™

2024

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gynecologic Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Hysterectomy

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

C-Section Delivery

In Hospital

Better than Expected

Vaginal Delivery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

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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65%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

Equal to the national average

65%

Would definitely recommend

1% higher than the national average

Aurora West Allis 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%74%75%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%76%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%55%57%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%57%56%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%49%47%

Aurora West Allis Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%53%55%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%64%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I have been a patient of Dr. Trista Kleppin since May of 2021, and I cannot speak highly enough of her care. Dr. Kleppin has always made me feel heard and has consistently gotten me back to health. Her attention to detail and genuine concern for my well-being are truly commendable. I trust her...

Ray Jun 12 2024

Review for Dr. Kleppin

If I could, I would give him a ZERO! Of course, if you receive a good report you will give him Five stars! I had a colonoscopy done in 2020, he claimed everything was good. Two years later, Stage 3b colon cancer. Colon cancer grows slowly……it take five to ten years to develop. He made a...

Unhappy result Jun 07 2024

Review for Dr. Geenen

excellent diagnostician and great at explaining care plans. Very easy to talk to and very available through his office staff etc. Reassuring for me during a serious pulmonary disease. Keeps me positive and hopeful.

Gloria RN Jun 04 2024

Review for Dr. Weber

Dr. Dauenhauer is highly skilled and knowledgeable. She saved my wife’s life through ECT and her overall approach. She is very attentive, responsive and ensures that everything is being done to care for a loved one while making them feel respected. She is one of the few Doctors that really...

Jun 01 2024

Review for Dr. Dauenhauer

Surgery didn’t turn out all that great either. But the real issue here is that their billing department screwed up our Medicare claim (details coming soon), did not appeal properly, then came to us for payment, ultimately threatening collection to damage our credit rating. We have 2 determinations...

Ralph Sajkowski May 31 2024

Review for Dr. Hussussian

Location

Aurora West Allis Medical Center

8901 W Lincoln Ave, West Allis WI 53227

CallDirections

(414) 328-6000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Aurora West Allis Medical Center located?

Aurora West Allis Medical Center is located at 8901 W Lincoln Ave, West Allis, WI 53227. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Aurora West Allis Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Aurora West Allis Medical Center has been awarded with Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ and Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award™ in the past two years.

Is Aurora West Allis Medical Center highly rated with patients?

65% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Aurora West Allis Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Aurora West Allis Medical Center?

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How does Aurora West Allis Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

8901 W Lincoln Ave

West Allis, WI 53227

Directions

(414) 328-6000