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In 2019, 3.28 million visits (patients not admitted) were reported at Los Angeles County emergency rooms.



Also see: Busiest Emergency Departments in Los Angeles County
and Licensed Hospitals in Los Angeles County


Number of Visits to Emergency Departments, 2013-2019
Patients not Admitted to Hospital

Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Adventist Health Glendale Basic 40,009 44,998 45,039 44,832 43,288 33,440 34,429
Adventist Health White Memorial Basic 55,759 53,349 53,246 51,416 49,887 47,407 43,058
Alhambra Hospital Medical Center Basic 16,520 16,093 16,091 15,337 13,639 11,940 10,757
Antelope Valley Hospital Basic 118,126 114,007 116,062 113,946 108,685 98,837 93,228
Beverly Hospital Basic 29,261 29,262 29,496 28,530 28,293 27,523 27,529
California Hospital Medical Center - Los Angeles Basic 67,777 67,776 70,015 56,823 67,747 65,301 58,962
Catalina Island Medical Center Standby 2,557 2,136 2,201 1,966 1,945 1,807 1,682
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Basic 32,278 62,247 63,825 65,489 63,122 64,567 60,548
Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital Basic 64,000 30,067 27,725 26,072 24,023 21,107 18,897
Centinela Hospital Medical Center Basic 40,904 44,286 48,447 48,460 49,939 52,937 48,213
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Basic 95,917 85,329 84,437 76,119 72,352 66,871 63,381
Coast Plaza Hospital Basic 12,451 13,000 13,876 14,669 14,638 13,036 11,252
College Medical Center Basic 9,826 8,737 9,079 9,696 10,129 9,990 9,472
Community Hospital Long Beach (1) Basic --- 9,213 21,381 22,209 21,727 19,800 18,285
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Community Hospital of Huntington Park Basic 40,602 39,420 41,896 41,678 40,211 35,991 33,438
East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital Basic 14,145 13,339 13,612 13,995 14,021 12,798 12,114
Emanate Health Foothill Presbyterian Hospital Basic 36,845 29,758 30,828 26,257 21,484 22,179 21,927
Emanate Health Inter-Community Hospital Basic 33,610 31,209 23,901 18,852 15,852 15,203 14,882
Emanate Health Queen of The Valley Hospital Basic 65,379 65,670 56,668 49,584 42,724 50,032 46,000
Encino Hospital Medical Center Basic 9,449 9,092 8,970 8,949 9,204 8,265 7,600
Gardens Regional Hospital & Medical Center (2) Basic --- --- 164 2,456 6,837 7,245 7,061
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Garfield Medical Center Basic 18,420 19,440 20,687 21,534 21,909 19,577 18,015
Glendale Memorial Hospital & Health Center Basic 31,414 33,059 33,618 33,904 33,531 31,766 28,668
Good Samaritan Hospital-Los Angeles Basic 34,301 31,774 30,227 29,905 28,281 27,055 24,196
Greater El Monte Community Hospital Basic 22,118 19,289 19,508 18,778 16,284 15,347 14,568
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Basic 56,096 57,055 60,409 57,843 54,293 47,626 41,774
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Basic 32,540 32,077 30,187 29,684 30,118 29,635 27,514
Huntington Memorial Hospital Basic 57,101 53,217 53,868 51,446 49,438 44,802 43,400
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park Basic 81,226 74,748 79,375 76,014 74,567 70,751 69,193
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey Basic 100,733 97,457 95,820 86,554 81,787 82,075 82,510
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Los Angeles Basic 65,394 63,332 64,664 67,840 64,773 57,374 62,088
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Panorama City Basic 68,960 65,650 64,775 62,494 58,891 53,795 49,330
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - South Bay Basic 68,766 65,169 63,808 56,963 54,117 53,389 50,074
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West LA Basic 84,068 76,617 74,281 68,844 63,857 60,154 58,118
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Woodland Hills Basic 43,558 40,591 39,521 37,687 36,335 34,356 34,226
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
LA County/Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Basic 79,241 71,101 67,538 61,579 55,921 38,194 47,956
LA County+USC Medical Center Comprehensive 134,738 125,695 113,509 105,661 111,906 118,712 125,384
Lakewood Regional Medical Center Basic 44,173 42,179 41,295 43,070 48,079 45,240 41,400
Los Angeles Community Hospital Standby 4,946 5,241 6,334 6,275 6,199 5,961 5,443
Los Angeles County Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Basic 58,320 61,235 59,165 52,472 53,923 54,023 54,595
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Basic 94,554 93,310 79,856 59,884 18,480 --- ---
Memorial Hospital of Gardena Basic 30,875 33,545 37,375 36,358 35,168 34,898 29,357
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Memorialcare Long Beach Medical Center Basic 93,455 85,917 86,579 85,163 82,700 81,840 70,887
Methodist Hospital of Southern California Basic 41,005 39,125 40,995 43,822 41,925 35,759 33,977
Mission Community Hospital - Panorama Campus Basic 10,431 9,904 12,245 13,648 14,379 14,294 13,629
Monterey Park Hospital Basic 23,794 23,053 22,915 19,771 15,957 13,896 12,128
Northridge Hospital Medical Center Basic 56,803 55,787 56,935 56,580 47,718 47,233 47,606
Norwalk Community Hospital Basic 5,698 5,562 5,605 5,001 5,350 4,947 4,880
Olympia Medical Center (3) Basic 21,183 21,401 21,810 21,474 23,046 21,947 20,352
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Pacifica Hospital of The Valley Basic 7,908 9,682 10,938 12,104 12,123 11,477 11,977
Palmdale Regional Medical Center Basic 67,654 64,603 67,086 67,985 66,321 59,815 49,752
PIH Health Hospital - Downey Basic 49,200 48,064 50,166 46,613 43,780 43,500 44,203
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier Basic 69,253 63,526 63,934 61,916 61,887 60,209 55,496
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Basic 85,914 80,755 82,109 83,925 84,580 81,301 73,997
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Basic 89,161 89,948 92,822 91,962 88,883 80,304 77,406
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - San Pedro Basic 36,296 35,320 36,890 37,386 36,463 35,239 34,201
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance Basic 56,744 51,972 55,029 59,038 58,959 58,251 57,342
Providence Saint John's Health Center Basic 24,167 22,859 20,913 22,298 22,500 21,477 20,675
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Basic 58,924 55,710 56,340 54,279 53,558 54,016 52,906
Providence Tarzana Medical Center Basic 43,107 42,012 42,018 40,158 35,983 31,140 28,298
Ronald Reagan Ucla Medical Center Comprehensive 40,857 38,582 40,127 37,402 34,274 31,365 28,919
San Dimas Community Hospital Basic 15,326 15,373 15,711 15,073 15,743 14,661 12,594
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center Basic 22,679 20,689 21,129 21,952 22,112 20,431 18,952
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center & Orthopaedic Hospital Basic 41,852 40,184 40,121 38,426 35,415 31,482 28,193
Sherman Oaks Hospital Basic 22,610 21,451 21,273 22,009 22,341 19,820 17,344
Southern California Hospital at Culver City Basic 17,161 14,267 14,664 15,467 16,919 18,538 19,469
St. Francis Medical Center Basic No Data 60,225 65,542 66,591 69,633 68,691 62,182
St. Mary Medical Center - Long Beach Basic 49,242 46,973 46,956 48,118 48,363 48,296 49,468
St. Vincent Medical Center (4) --- --- 21,738 23,032 23,288 19,302 13,036 11,011
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Basic 70,084 63,279 64,205 61,493 58,925 53,402 44,370
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Basic 26,999 21,071 18,976 18,475 17,833 17,169 15,771
Valley Presbyterian Hospital Basic 61,334 59,408 63,015 63,906 60,887 56,398 55,870
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center Basic 52,074 49,941 50,562 48,587 46,047 39,533 34,959
Whittier Hospital Medical Center Basic 25,924 25,294 27,018 26,515 24,941 23,783 21,928

* LICENSED EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE LEVEL:
--Standby - Physician on call
--Basic - Physician available 24x7
--Comprehensive - Physician available in EMS 24x7 with 24x7 hospital and medical services

† Not in operation at time.
(1) Closed in 2018. Reopened 2020. Emergency department to reopen in 1st quarter 2021.
(2) Closed in 2017.
(3) Closed in 2021.
(4) Closed in early 2020. Reopened same year only for COVID-19 transfers.

Source: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Calif. Health & Human Services Agency


Busiest Emergency Departments in Los Angeles County
Number of Reported Visits, 2019

Hospital 2019 Visits
LA County+USC Medical Center 134,738
Antelope Valley Hospital 118,126
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey 100,733
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 95,917
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital 94,554
Memorialcare Long Beach Medical Center 93,455
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center 89,161
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center 85,914
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West L.A. 84,068
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park 81,226

Source: Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development, Calif. Health & Human Services Agency


The Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center Emergency Department ranks as the third busiest emergency department in the nation. Source: "16 hospitals with the most ER visits in 2019", Becker's Hospital Review, July 2020.


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