Los Angeles County Hospital + USC Medical Center (LAC+USC)
A partner institution of the USC Keck School of Medicine since 1885, Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center is one
of the largest academic medical centers in the country. This dynamic medical center includes Los Angeles County
Hospital, USC University Hospital, and the USC Norris Cancer Hospital.
Staffed by faculty of the Keck School of Medicine, USC physicians provide patient care, lead clinical research and
oversee the training of more than 1,000 medical residents and medical students at the medical center.
As one of the busiest public hospitals in the western United States, LAC+USC Medical Center records nearly 39,000
inpatient discharges, 150,000 emergency department visits, and 1 million ambulatory care visits each year. Although
construction has begun for a replacement hospital, the current hospital offers 745 inpatient beds.
LAC+USC is the largest single provider of health care in L.A. County, and treats more than 28 percent of trauma
victims in the region. In addition, LAC+USC operates one of only three burn centers in the County and one of the
few Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Southern California.
USC University Hospital
USC University Hospital (UH) is a private, 411-bed acute care hospital staffed by The Doctors of USC, also faculty
at the USC Keck School of Medicine. Opened in 1991, this modern facility, which has been continually updated as
part of the capital improvement campaign at USC, offers cutting edge, sophisticated medical care. Among the
hospital's advanced services are neurointerventional radiology, minimally invasive cardiothoracic surgery, robotic
surgery and interventional cardiology. Surgical specialties include organ transplantation and neurosurgery, as
well as cardiothoracic, bariatric, esophageal, orthopedic, and plastic and reconstructive surgery.
The operative experience in the USC Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at UH is exceptionally strong,
with a broad experience in microsurgical cancer reconstruction, hand surgery, and general plastic surgery.
USC Norris Cancer Hospital
One of only a few facilities in Southern California built exclusively for cancer research and patient care, USC Norris
Cancer Hospital is a 60-bed inpatient facility providing acute and critical care. The hospital features a designated
bone marrow transplantation unit and a surgical unit with specially trained staff who strive to meet the unique needs
of cancer patients and their loved ones.
USC Norris Cancer Hospital is affiliated with the USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center - one of the original nine
comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. The Cancer Center recently opened 99,000
square feet of new laboratory research space, including space for the new Epigenome Center. The close affiliation
between the hospital and cancer center offers immediate benefit to patients seeking the latest breakthroughs in cancer
prevention and treatment. Clinical trials are available for eligible patients who may have failed conventional cancer
Staffed by The Doctors of USC, who are also faculty at the renowned Keck School of Medicine of the University of
Southern California, USC Norris Cancer Hospital offers advanced treatment in an intimate setting primarily devoted
to cancer treatment and research. Treatment options may include surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy, and
newer approaches to cancer management, such as immunotherapy and gene therapy.
Plastic Surgery at the USC Norris Cancer Hospital includes a full range of reconstructive procedures for patients
during and after their cancer treatment.
Cedars-Sinai Hospital Los Angeles
Founded in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has become a premiere facility, committed to providing the highest quality of healthcare available. Cedars-Sinai is an independent, not-for-profit academic medical center with 977 inpatient beds and over 2,000 staff physicians.
Its size and case volume provide ample support for a residency, fellowship and PhD programs. For 20 consecutive years, Cedars-Sinai has been named Los Angeles Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Needs in the National Research Councils independent survey of consumers. In the 2009 U.S. News & World Report's guide to "America's Best Hospitals," Cedars-Sinai was named one of America's best hospital in 11 specialities.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles is a nonprofit, academic, pediatric medical center. Dedicated to providing the highest quality healthcare for children CHLA is annually awarded top accolades. It remains one of only 10 children's hospitals in the nation - and the only pediatric medical center on the West Coast - ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties and named to the national "Honor Roll" of children's hospitals in the United States in the current U.S. News & World Report rankings. The new hospital has 280 beds is expected to open soon.
City of Hope
City of Hope is one of only 40 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers nationwide and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. City of Hope is an independent biomedical research, treatment and education institution founded almost 100 years ago. It is located in Northeast Los Angeles. With its superior technologies, soaring atriums and dramatic mountain views, City of Hope's Helford Clinical Research Hospital integrates the best of science and humanity in one state-of-the-art clinical research facility.
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles
Kaiser Permanente has two large hospitals within Los Angeles. Both are served by USC affiliated plastic surgery
residents and faculty. The West Los Angeles facility has 293 beds and located on the west side of Los Angeles.
The brand new 600 million dollar Sunset Avenue facility has 465 beds and is located in Hollywood.
Los Angeles Shriners Hospitals for Children
Shriners Hospital is a unique health care system that provides free pediatric specialty care for children in need. Since its inception in 1922 Shriners has been dedicated to treatment and rehabilitation of kids with specialized medical needs. These include orthopedics, burns, spinal cord injury, cleft lip and palate. Shriners plays an important role in medical education for residents and postgraduate fellowships.
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has over 50 years of experience providing quality care for persons with physical disabilities. In the 1950's, Rancho Los Amigos made its transition to rehabilitative care with the waning of the polio epidemic, refocusing the team treatment approach developed to address polio on the rehabilitation of persons with disabling injury and illness.<br />
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center is internationally renowned in the field of medical rehabilitation, consistently ranked in the top Rehabilitation Hospitals in the United States by U.S. News and World Report. It is one of the largest comprehensive rehabilitation centers in the United States. Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center is licensed for 395 beds, providing service through over 20 Centers of Excellence.