Orthopaedic Hospital Of Wisconsin

92%

Patients that would definitely recommend
22% higher than the national average

Awards

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

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 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement Award™ (2020, 2019)

Superior clinical outcomes in knee and hip replacement

Joint Replacement Excellence Award™ (2018)

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

9 ratings were as expected

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • 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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92%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10
23% higher than the national average

92%

Would definitely recommend
22% higher than the national average

Orthopaedic Hospital Of Wisconsin

National Average

Communication with doctors

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

100%50%0%91%81%

Communication with nurses

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

100%50%0%92%78%

Communication about medicines

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

100%50%0%78%63%

Discharge Information

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

100%50%0%93%84%

Care Transition

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

100%50%0%71%53%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

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

100%50%0%84%66%

Orthopaedic Hospital Of Wisconsin

National Average

Quietness

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

100%50%0%82%60%

Cleanliness

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

100%50%0%85%73%

Providers

Provider Reviews

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

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

He performed surgery on my wrist and it made it worse. Would not recommend him.

May 29 2020

Review for Dr. Watchmaker

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

Paul Folbrecht May 14 2020

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Rebecca Feider May 12 2020

Review for Dr. Tracy

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

fantastic_freindly and informative

bruce alseth Apr 10 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Mar 26 2020

Review for Dr. Amiot

Very experienced. Listens to you. Highly recommend.

patient Mar 10 2020

Review for Dr. Cabatingan

Rocco T Mar 06 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Charles Czarkowski Mar 05 2020

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Excellent surgeon. Great explanations. The team works well together. Never felt rushed. Always answered questions thoroughly. Uses a fantastic post op dressing that allows you to shower immediately if you wish!!! He's doing my second knee soon.

Mar 02 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

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

J. Miller. Feb 11 2020

Review for Dr. Meister

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

Listened to my symptoms and examined me and spent time to explain my diagnosis. I had been to a different orthopedic doctor who spent little time barely touched me and was treating me for OA when what I have is AVN. Would definitely recommend Dr Kroner

Feb 06 2020

Review for Dr. Kroner

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

Jan 28 2020

Review for Dr. Curtin

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

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

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

S. Lawrence Jan 13 2020

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Dr. Watchmaker is an excellent doctor. From the beginning to the end of my care, I give Dr. Watchmaker my very top rating of a 10. His staff is very attentive and caring, which is a big plus to the 10 rating!!!

NBA Jan 12 2020

Review for Dr. Watchmaker

Dr Ferguson was very attentive, and did his best on my previously repaired Lisfranc dislocation. While the outcome was not quite what I would have hoped, I trust his skills and judgement.

William Meurer Jan 09 2020

Review for Dr. Ferguson

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

Opening discussed options and asked if I had questions.

Dec 22 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

JoAnne M. Dec 20 2019

Review for Dr. Kehoe

Sonda C Dec 18 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Dr. Truong is personable and empathic. I have been seeing him for over 10 years with great success. He not only addresses and explains the medical issue but is open to all forms of healing, with his concern being your well being and a multi factor approach that works for you.

MRV Dec 17 2019

Review for Dr. Truong

Marty C Dec 13 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

I am most pleased with Dr. Crimmins, his professionalism, skill, and interest in a great surgical outcome for me.

Gary Kubesch Dec 10 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Kris Dec 04 2019

Review for Dr. Hodgson

Bev W Dec 01 2019

Review for Dr. Hodgson

Great staff. Great service. Highly recommended.

Barry Patton Nov 25 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

He always sees me not PA, which many Drs. Do. I totally trust him and know that he will suggest and do the right thing. I trust him to doa very invasive complicated surgery on me.

Stephanie S. Mayberry Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Very pleased with the outcome

Tim Makal Nov 19 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Hodgson

Nov 15 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

I had a knee replacement by DR Larson he is the best DR....I have no complaints. .DR Larson is always there when you have a concern of any kind....

Katherine V Nov 14 2019

Review for Dr. Larson

Dr. Nelsen-Freund performed a partial knee replacement. I appreciate the level of information he provided to me before the procedure & the after care that I am receiving from his team post-operation. He is highly professional & I have complete confidence in him.

Carol Kraft Nov 12 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Ron Nov 11 2019

Review for Dr. Robbins

Patty Guist in Mequon, WI - Nov 10 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Dr. Siverhus and his staff provide a respectful, efficient, and caring office experience. Dr. S. involves you in decisions regarding conditions and treatment options.

Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Siverhus

I was a bit unhappy with my appt before surgery. I was scheduled to see Dr at 3:30 and finally saw him at 4:45! My appt today for exrays and follow up with Angela was amazing and was in an out in 45 minutes!

Sue Storms Oct 31 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

He was very upfront and explained everything and answered all my questions.

Oct 22 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Very good Extremely patient and allowed me to be cautious of my options I see he is very conservative and will not operate unless necessary

Josie Oct 21 2019

Review for Dr. Maciolek

Very helpful, instructive, knowledgeable and concerned with the individual patient. Dr. Piryani spent significant time explaining my issues as well as possible alternative treatment.

Oct 20 2019

Review for Dr. Piryani

The surgeon was a last minute change for me. He ended up exceeding my expectations with his bedside manner and surgical skills. I would highly recommend using this doctor to anyone else.

Steven Jendusa Oct 13 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

this was my first visit everyone was very nice

Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Outstanding work. Very informative and understanding. Hard to come by that with other Doctors I have had.

Dale Marsh Oct 11 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Tom K. Oct 10 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dr Nelsen- Freund was successful in my total knee replacement and was able to straighten my bowed leg. From our first appointment through rehab, his team made my experience a positive one

Oct 06 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Absolutely the best hand surgeon!! Since my surgery on my wrist no pain and 100 percent mobility. He is truly the best!

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dr. Nelsen-Freund & his Team have made my Knee replacement surgery & recovery an enjoyable experience.

Oct 01 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

WI - Sep 29 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Diane Forman Sep 28 2019

Review for Dr. Watchmaker

Dr Crimmins is the best in the city. Knows the latest techniques to minimize downtime and speed up healing, always working to increase his knowledge of procedures.

Robert Franklin in Pewaukee, WI - Sep 21 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Susan D. Sep 18 2019

Review for Dr. Meister

Dr. Edward Nelsen-Freund is easy to talk to and he is very knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable with him

Jean French Sep 13 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Such a skilled surgeon. Dr. amiot repaired my foot from a prior surgery that had gone wrong with another doctor. He really takes his time and explains everything! His bedside manner is unmatched! Highly recommend

Sep 04 2019

Review for Dr. Amiot

Dr. Merriman has been working with me as a patient for 25 years Dr Merriman is always understanding willing to go out of his way to help you find the position you need for the specialty that you needed in Dr Merriman is a five-star doctor there's no one better than him he's the greatest

Aug 17 2019

Review for Dr. Merriman

He did an excellent job on my knee replacement.

Frank Aug 13 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Thoughtful explanation of my problem and choices for its resolution. Did not push surgery although it is an option.

Lynn O. Aug 13 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Joseph Aug 12 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Aug 06 2019

Review for Dr. Amiot

Outstanding team under Dr Nelson-Fruend.

Mary C Aug 04 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Saw him for healing of my hand - a broken metacarpal. I feel confident he has strong expertise. Friendly and attentive doctor and staff.

Jul 31 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Two surgeries that have gone well. Staff have been helpful and follow up has been helpful.

Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Jeff Jul 30 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

They were excellent here. They got me in quickly, and were kind and compassionate. Made an unpleasant injury much more bearable.

Mike Jul 29 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

He is an excellent doctor and the nurses and staff at the hospital were excellent.

Kathryn Schulz in Racine, WI - Jul 28 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Had some swelling in finger joints, Dr. Crimmins took X-rays, recommended some cortisone shots, super painless, all good!!! Awesome person and the staff is outstanding!!!

Michael Millard Jul 26 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Always took time to explain. Never felt rushed. Great explainations on surgery and recovery!! Nurses were super pleasant and very responsive to questions

Karen Feucht Jul 24 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

I was really iimpressed with Dr. Nelsen-Freund and his team. They took the time to understand my complications with post polio syndrome and everything went smooth

Jul 04 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Dr Nelson-Fruend, Is an excellent surgeon. I should know as he has done 3 surgeries for me since 2014. He is very kind and seems to understand what his patient goes through; pain wise; etc. I have recommended him to others in the past. Lynnann Muccio

Lynnann Muccio in Milwaukee, WI - Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Bridget in Port Washington, WI - Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Jost

Jim Gill Jul 03 2019

Review for Dr. Siverhus

New Berlin - Jun 27 2019

Review for Dr. Stephany

Mary Taylor in WI, WI - Jun 25 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Melinda Buresh in Grafton, WI - Jun 25 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Excellent

Jim F. Jun 20 2019

Review for Dr. Jost

I.A. Corbett Jun 11 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dr. Goniu is a very nice , professional person. He takes time to listen to concerns. He is easy in his explanations and does only prescribe medication if really needed. I have full trust in his ability to take good care of my medical needs. Sincerely, Gabriele A. Ulrich

Gabriele A. Ulrich in Cedarburg, WI - Jun 06 2019

Review for Dr. Goniu

You can’t find a better or more concerned doctor about your health anywhere.

WILLIAM R. SCHIER in WAUWATOSA, WI - Jun 04 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

May 29 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Dr. David Siverhus did an outstanding surgery on my hand and I thank God for his fine work.

May 27 2019

Review for Dr. Siverhus

Very informative and listens to your concerns.

May 21 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Simply the best. Can't possibly ask for a better hand surgeon. Very professional, friendly and very knowledgeable. Excellent staff as well.

May 18 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

Dr. Nelsen -Freund was recommended to me by a friend who had both of her knees done by him. He is very thorough, clear in explanations and the what options are available. He is also personable and develops good relationships with his patients.

May 14 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

I have been a patient of Dr. Crimmins for several years and would highly recommend him. Dr. Crimmins and his staff are very friendly, respectful, organized, and highly professional medical providers.

May 14 2019

Review for Dr. Crimmins

awesome!!!!!

May 13 2019

Review for Dr. Nelsen-Freund

Location

Orthopaedic Hospital Of Wisconsin

475 W River Woods Pkwy, Glendale, WI 53212