Ocala hospitals among America’s top 100 hospitals for orthopedic surgery

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Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital are one of America’s top 100 hospitals for orthopedic surgery, according to study published by Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, doctors and systems health.

Hospitals that have achieved Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery have demonstrated exceptional quality of care.

West Marion Community Hospital and Ocala Regional Medical Center

“Now more than ever, consumers understand the importance of hospital quality and are starting to become more diligent when looking for where they are receiving care,” said Dr Brad Bowman, Chief Medical Officer of Healthgrades. “When choosing a hospital, consumers can trust America’s Top 100 Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery for their commitment to quality care and exceptional results.

This commitment to quality care is illustrated by the investment that Ocala Health has made in its range of orthopedic services. West Marion Community Hospital has established itself as one of the premier joint care centers in the state of Florida, with more than 19,000 joint surgeries in total since 2009.

“West Marion Community Hospital and Ocala Health are dedicated to our high quality, world-class orthopedic services and are delighted to continue to invest in facilities that match the superior level of orthopedic care to our patients,” said Chad Christianson, CEO of Ocala Health.

The Ocala Regional Medical Center and West Marion Community Hospital were also recognized for the following clinical achievements:

BEST SPECIALTY

  • One of Healthgrades America’s Top 100 Hospitals for Joint Replacement for 2 Consecutive Years (2020-2021)
  • One of America’s Top 100 Hospitals for Spine Surgery for 9 consecutive years (2013-2021)
  • One of Healthgrades America’s Top 100 Hospitals for Prostate Surgeries for 4 consecutive years (2018-2021)

HEART

  • Five-star recipient for coronary bypass surgery in 2021
  • Five-star recipient for coronary intervention for 3 consecutive years (2019-2021)
  • Five Star Recipient for Pacemaker Procedures in 2021

ORTHOPEDICS

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Award of Excellence in Orthopedic Surgery for 8 consecutive years (2014-2021)
  • Recipient of the Award of Excellence for Joint Replacement Healthgrades for 3 consecutive years (2019-2021)
  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Award of Excellence in Spine Surgery for 9 consecutive years (2013-2021)
  • Named among the top 5% in the country for all orthopedic services for 5 consecutive years (2017-2021)
  • Named among the top 5% in the country for joint replacement for 2 consecutive years (2020-2021)
  • Named among the nation’s top 5% for spine surgery for 9 consecutive years (2013-2021)
  • Named among the top 10% in the country for all orthopedic services for 8 consecutive years (2014-2021)
  • Named one of the top 10% performers in the country for joint replacement for 3 consecutive years (2019-2021)
  • Named among the nation’s top 10% performers for spine surgery for 9 consecutive years (2013-2021)
  • Five-star recipient for total knee replacement for 8 consecutive years (2014-2021)
  • Five-star recipient for total hip replacement for 6 consecutive years (2016-2021)
  • Five-star recipient for the treatment of a hip fracture for 5 consecutive years (2017-2021)
  • Five-star recipient for spinal fusion surgery for 17 consecutive years (2005-2021)

PULMONARY

  • Five-star recipient for the treatment of pneumonia for 5 consecutive years (2017-2021)

VASCULAR

  • Recipient of the 2021 Healthgrades award for excellence in vascular surgery
  • Named among the nation’s top 10% performers for vascular surgery in 2021
  • Five-star recipient for carotid interventions in 2021

PROSTATE SURGERY

  • Recipient of the Healthgrades Prostate Surgery Excellence Award for 4 consecutive years (2018-2021)
  • Named among the top 5% in the country for prostate surgery for 3 consecutive years (2019-2021)
  • Named among the top 10% performers in the country for prostate surgery for 4 consecutive years (2018-2021)
  • Five Star Recipient for Prostate Removal Surgery for 4 Consecutive Years (2018-2021)

GASTROINTESTINAL

  • Five-star recipient for treatment of gastrointestinal bleeding in 2021
  • Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery for 4 Consecutive Years (2018-2021)

CRITICAL CARE

  • Five-star recipient for the treatment of diabetic emergencies in 2021

Healthgrades recognizes a hospital’s quality accomplishments for cohort-specific performance, specialty area performance, and overall clinical quality.

Individual intervention or condition cohorts are designated as 5 stars (statistically significantly better than expected), 3 stars (not statistically different from expectations), and 1 star (statistically significantly worse than expected). The full Healthgrades 2021 to Nation report and detailed study methodology are available at https://partners.healthgrades.com/healthgrades-quality-solutions/healthgrades-quality-awards/.


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