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Emergency Rooms in Los Angeles County

Beverly Hospital, Montebelo. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

In 2016, 3,688,111 patients were seen in Los Angeles County emergency rooms, up from 3,033,419 in 2011.


Busiest Emergency Rooms in Los Angeles County and Los Angeles County Hospitals

Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Adventist Health Glendale Basic 59,653 41,823
Adventist Health White Memorial Medical Center Basic 61,286 44,678
Alhambra Hospital Medical Center Basic 18,701 12,607
Antelope Valley Hospital Basic 125,862 105,032
Beverly Hospital Basic 34,826 31,622
California Hospital Medical Center - Los Angeles Basic 74,352 58,399
Catalina Island Medical Center Standby 1,977 1,478
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Basic 90,956 80,280
Centinela Hospital Medical Center Basic 62,575 56,914
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Basic 83,925 62,628
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Citrus Valley Medical Center - Inter-Community Campus Basic 24,709 17,936
Citrus Valley Medical Center - Queen of the Valley Campus Basic 58,755 50,216
Coast Plaza Hospital Basic 17,666 12,999
College Hospital None 6 0
College Medical Center Basic 14,511 13,583
Community Hospital Long Beach Basic 26,815 22,552
Community Hospital of Huntington Park Standby 44,793 29,539
East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital Basic 15,973 17,264
Encino Hospital Medical Center Basic 11,151 9,202
Foothill Presbyterian Hospital-Johnston Memorial Basic 30,350 24,956
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center** Basic 4,102 8,488
Garfield Medical Center Basic 28,210 21,646
Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center Basic 39,504 29,570
Glendora Community Hospital Basic 5,580 4,316
Good Samaritan Hospital-Los Angeles Basic 35,841 29,973
Greater El Monte Community Hospital Basic 21,454 17,646
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Basic 66,988 44,706
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Basic 36,117 32,109
Huntington Memorial Hospital Basic 69,289 57,676
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park Basic 81,762 72,957
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey Basic 94,838 91,930
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Los Angeles Basic 76,463 71,663
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Panorama City Basic 66,387 51,628
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - South Bay Basic 62,077 54,847
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West LA Basic 72,054 64,183
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Woodland Hills Basic 41,889 38,587
Lakewood Regional Medical Center Basic 49,246 42,303
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Basic 99,816 80,958
Los Angeles Community Hospital Standby 8,464 11,840
Los Angeles Community Hospital at Bellflower Basic 20 ---***
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Los Angeles County /Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Basic 74,181 71,197
Los Angeles County /Los Amigos National Rehab Center None 2 0
Los Angeles County Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Basic 59,919 57,602
Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center Comprehensive 127,367 143,468
Marina Del Rey Hospital Basic 28,354 20,971
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Basic 66,240 ---***
Memorial Hospital of Gardena Basic 41,405 33,460
Methodist Hospital of Southern California Basic 55,432 38,005
Mission Community Hospital - Panorama Campus Basic 19,480 17,739
Monterey Park Hospital Basic 22,482 12,702
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Northridge Hospital Medical Center Basic 66,766 50,856
Norwalk Community Hospital Basic 7,081 9,611
Olympia Medical Center Basic 26,268 23,804
Pacifica Hospital of the Valley Basic 14,431 14,448
Palmdale Regional Medical Center Basic 75,107 52,596
PIH Hospital - Downey Basic 52,328 49,639
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Basic 95,743 81,989
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital Basic 73,460 65,715
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Basic 102,320 65,573
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - San Pedro Basic 41,073 35,045
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance Basic 72,103 63,245
Providence Saint John's Health Center Basic 28,108 27,716
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Basic 64,428 58,968
Providence Tarzana Medical Center Basic 47,850 32,645
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Comprehensive 47,651 43,090
San Dimas Community Hospital Basic 17,324 14,948
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center Basic 27,006 24,199
Santa Monica – UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital Basic 46,991 38,321
Sherman Oaks Hospital Basic 27,343 19,471
Southern California Hospital at Culver City Basic 19,838 22,967
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2016 2011
St. Francis Medical Center Basic 78,349 67,558
St. Mary Medical Center - Long Beach Basic 54,459 50,756
St. Vincent Medical Center Standby 29,783 12,846
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Basic 77,897 54,557
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Basic 22,385 18,336
Valley Presbyterian Hospital Basic 70,399 55,788
West Hills Hospital and Medical Center Basic 56,196 36,955
Whittier Hospital Medical Center Basic 31,619 25,899

*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
**Gardens Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens filed for bankruptcy in 2016 and closed in early 2017.
***Not in operation at time.

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


Busiest Emergency Departments in Los Angeles County
Number of Reported Encounters, 2016

Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center 127,367
Antelope Valley Hospital 125,862
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center 102,320
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center 99,816
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center 95,743
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey 94,838
Cedars Sinai Medical Center 90,956
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 83,925
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park 81,762
St. Francis Medical Center 78,349

*Gardens Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens filed for bankruptcy in 2016 and closed in early 2017.

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


The Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center Emergency Department ranks about 18 among the 20 busiest in the nation.