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Emergency Rooms in Los Angeles County

Beverly Hospital, Montebello, California

Beverly Hospital in Montebello. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.


In 2018, 3,238,050 visits were reported at Los Angeles County emergency rooms, up from 2,604,487 in 2012.



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


Number of Visits to Emergency Departments 2012-2018

Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Adventist Health Glendale Basic 44,998 45,039 44,832 43,288 33,440 34,429 32,720
Adventist Health White Memorial Basic 53,349 53,246 51,416 49,887 47,407 43,058 41,379
Alhambra Hospital Medical Center Basic 16,093 16,091 15,337 13,639 11,940 10,757 10,263
Antelope Valley Hospital Basic 114,007 116,062 113,946 108,685 98,837 93,228 91,791
Beverly Hospital Basic 29,262 29,496 28,530 28,293 27,523 27,529 27,197
California Hospital Medical Center - Los Angeles Basic 67,776 70,015 56,823 67,747 65,301 58,962 49,197
Catalina Island Medical Center Standby 2,136 2,201 1,966 1,945 1,807 1,682 1,681
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Basic 62,247 63,825 65,489 63,122 64,567 60,548 59,768
Cedars-Sinai Marina Del Rey Hospital Basic 30,067 27,725 26,072 24,023 21,107 18,897 19,189
Centinela Hospital Medical Center Basic 44,286 48,447 48,460 49,939 52,937 48,213 46,998
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Basic 85,329 84,437 76,119 72,352 66,871 63,381 60,933
Coast Plaza Hospital Basic 13,000 13,876 14,669 14,638 13,036 11,252 9,981
College Medical Center Basic 8,737 9,079 9,696 10,129 9,990 9,472 9,487
Community Hospital Long Beach(1) Basic 9,213 21,381 22,209 21,727 19,800 18,285 18,933
Community Hospital of Huntington Park Standby 39,420 41,896 41,678 40,211 35,991 33,438 24,139
East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital Basic 13,339 13,612 13,995 14,021 12,798 12,114 12,623
Emanate Health Foothill Presbyterian Hospital Basic 29,758 30,828 26,257 21,484 22,179 21,927 23,110
Emanate Health Inter-Community Hospital Basic 31,209 23,901 18,852 15,852 15,203 14,882 14,523
Emanate Health Queen of The Valley Hospital Basic 65,670 56,668 49,584 42,724 50,032 46,000 44,012
Encino Hospital Medical Center Basic 9,092 8,970 8,949 9,204 8,265 7,600 7,619
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Gardens Regional Hospital & Medical Center(2) Basic ** 164 2,456 6,837 7,245 7,061 6,563
Garfield Medical Center Basic 19,440 20,687 21,534 21,909 19,577 18,015 16,333
Glendale Memorial Hospital & Health Center Basic 33,059 33,618 33,904 33,531 31,766 28,668 26,677
Glendora Community Hospital Basic 3,606 4,044 4,178 3,769 3,230 3,061 2,954
Good Samaritan Hospital-Los Angeles Basic 31,774 30,227 29,905 28,281 27,055 24,196 22,789
Greater El Monte Community Hospital Basic 19,289 19,508 18,778 16,284 15,347 14,568 14,806
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Basic 57,055 60,409 57,843 54,293 47,626 41,774 40,186
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Basic 32,077 30,187 29,684 30,118 29,635 27,514 27,395
Huntington Memorial Hospital Basic 53,217 53,868 51,446 49,438 44,802 43,400 42,490
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park Basic 74,748 79,375 76,014 74,567 70,751 69,193 67,655
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey Basic 97,457 95,820 86,554 81,787 82,075 82,510 82,670
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Los Angeles Basic 63,332 64,664 67,840 64,773 57,374 62,088 62,996
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Panorama City Basic 65,650 64,775 62,494 58,891 53,795 49,330 46,623
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - South Bay Basic 65,169 63,808 56,963 54,117 53,389 50,074 49,690
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West LA Basic 76,617 74,281 68,844 63,857 60,154 58,118 60,645
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Woodland Hills Basic 40,591 39,521 37,687 36,335 34,356 34,226 34,623
LA County/Harbor-Ucla Medical Center Basic 71,101 67,538 61,579 55,921 38,194 47,956 51,725
LA County+USC Medical Center Comprehensive 125,695 113,509 105,661 111,906 118,712 125,384 120,359
Lakewood Regional Medical Center Basic 42,179 41,295 43,070 48,079 45,240 41,400 39,161
Los Angeles Community Hospital Standby 5,241 6,334 6,275 6,199 5,961 5,443 8,085
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Los Angeles County Olive View-Ucla Medical Center Basic 61,235 59,165 52,472 53,923 54,023 54,595 52,724
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Basic 93,310 79,856 59,884 18,480 ** ** **
Memorial Hospital of Gardena Basic 33,545 37,375 36,358 35,168 34,898 29,357 29,183
Memorialcare Long Beach Medical Center Basic 85,917 86,579 85,163 82,700 81,840 70,887 68,685
Methodist Hospital of Southern California Basic 39,125 40,995 43,822 41,925 35,759 33,977 29,918
Mission Community Hospital - Panorama Campus Basic 9,904 12,245 13,648 14,379 14,294 13,629 13,919
Monterey Park Hospital Basic 23,053 22,915 19,771 15,957 13,896 12,128 11,714
Northridge Hospital Medical Center Basic 55,787 56,935 56,580 47,718 47,233 47,606 45,957
Norwalk Community Hospital Basic 5,562 5,605 5,001 5,350 4,947 4,880 7,483
Olympia Medical Center Basic 21,401 21,810 21,474 23,046 21,947 20,352 20,232
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Pacifica Hospital of The Valley Basic 9,682 10,938 12,104 12,123 11,477 11,977 12,727
Palmdale Regional Medical Center Basic 64,603 67,086 67,985 66,321 59,815 49,752 44,902
PIH Health Hospital - Downey Basic 48,064 50,166 46,613 43,780 43,500 44,203 43,493
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier Basic 63,526 63,934 61,916 61,887 60,209 55,496 53,975
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Basic 80,755 82,109 83,925 84,580 81,301 73,997 71,782
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Basic 89,948 92,822 91,962 88,883 80,304 77,406 66,761
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - San Pedro Basic 35,320 36,890 37,386 36,463 35,239 34,201 32,804
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance Basic 51,972 55,029 59,038 58,959 58,251 57,342 53,945
Providence Saint John's Health Center Basic 22,859 20,913 22,298 22,500 21,477 20,675 21,483
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Basic 55,710 56,340 54,279 53,558 54,016 52,906 51,370
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Providence Tarzana Medical Center Basic 42,012 42,018 40,158 35,983 31,140 28,298 26,433
Ronald Reagan Ucla Medical Center Comprehensive 38,582 40,127 37,402 34,274 31,365 28,919 33,841
San Dimas Community Hospital Basic 15,373 15,711 15,073 15,743 14,661 12,594 12,190
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center Basic 20,689 21,129 21,952 22,112 20,431 18,952 19,014
Santa Monica - UCLA Medical Center & Orthopaedic Hospital Basic 40,184 40,121 38,426 35,415 31,482 28,193 31,563
Sherman Oaks Hospital Basic 21,451 21,273 22,009 22,341 19,820 17,344 17,034
Southern California Hospital at Culver City Basic 14,267 14,664 15,467 16,919 18,538 19,469 18,597
St. Francis Medical Center Basic 60,225 65,542 66,591 69,633 68,691 62,182 60,899
St. Mary Medical Center - Long Beach Basic 46,973 46,956 48,118 48,363 48,296 49,468 47,941
St. Vincent Medical Center Standby 21,738 23,032 23,288 19,302 13,036 11,011 9,793
Hospital Emergency Service Level* 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Basic 63,279 64,205 61,493 58,925 53,402 44,370 42,020
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Basic 21,071 18,976 18,475 17,833 17,169 15,771 14,650
Valley Presbyterian Hospital Basic 59,408 63,015 63,906 60,887 56,398 55,870 52,992
West Hills Hospital & Medical Center Basic 49,941 50,562 48,587 46,047 39,533 34,959 32,873
Whittier Hospital Medical Center Basic 25,294 27,018 26,515 24,941 23,783 21,928 21,624

*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.
(2) Closed in 2017.

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


Busiest Emergency Departments in Los Angeles County
Number of Reported Visits, 2018

Hospital 2018 Visits
LA County+USC Medical Center 125,695
Antelope Valley Hospital 114,007
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey 97,457
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital 93,310
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center 89,948
Memorialcare Long Beach Medical Center 85,917
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 85,329
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center 80,755
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West La 76,617
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park 74,748

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


The Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center Emergency Department would rank about 24 among the 52 busiest emergency departments in the nation. Source: "52 hospitals with the most ER visits | 2016", Becker's Hospital Review, March 2016.