Parkridge Medical Center was recently recognized with the Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award and Gastrointestinal Surgery Excellence Award by Healthgrades.

The recognition highlights the successful clinical outcomes in colorectal surgeries, gallbladder removal, upper gastrointestinal surgery and treating bowel obstruction, gastrointestinal bleeds and pancreatitis at Parkridge Medical Center.

“My colleagues at Parkridge Medical Center strive to give our communities excellent patient-centered care every day,” said Tom Ozburn, president and CEO of Parkridge Health System. “I am proud of our team for their hard work to earn this recognition.”

Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures, including clinical outcomes, patient safety, and patient experience.

Parkridge Medical Center has also been nationally recognized for clinical excellence and is among the top five percent of hospitals in the country, according to Healthgrades.

Healthgrades is an online resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. With tools like hospital ratings and awards, Healthgrades helps consumers make confident healthcare decisions by evaluating and comparing hospital performance to find the highest quality care.