Emergency Rooms in Los Angeles County

Beverly Hospital, Montebelo. Los Angeles Almanac Photo.

In 2015, 3,554,481 patients were treated 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
2015 2011
Alhambra Hospital Medical Center Basic 16,882 12,607
Antelope Valley Hospital Basic 120,421 105,032
Beverly Hospital Basic 34,943 31,622
California Hospital Medical Center - Los Angeles Basic 78,481 58,399
Catalina Island Medical Center Standby 1,955 1,478
Cedars Sinai Medical Center Basic 87,477 80,280
Centinela Hospital Medical Center Basic 64,079 56,914
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles Basic 79,753 62,628
Citrus Valley Medical Center - Inter-Community Campus Basic 21,637 17,936
Citrus Valley Medical Center - Queen of the Valley Campus Basic 52,390 50,216
Coast Plaza Hospital Basic 17,607 12,999
College Medical Center Basic 15,337 13,583
Community Hospital Long Beach Basic 26,380 22,552
Community Hospital of Huntington Park Standby 43,268 29,539
East Los Angeles Doctors Hospital Basic 16,139 17,264
Encino Hospital Medical Center Basic 11,488 9,202
Foothill Presbyterian Hospital-Johnston Memorial Basic 25,592 24,956
Gardens Regional Hospital and Medical Center** Basic 9,408 8,488
Garfield Medical Center Basic 28,335 21,646
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2015 2011
Glendale Adventist Medical Center Basic 56,925 41,823
Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center Basic 39,399 29,570
Glendora Community Hospital Basic 4,991 4,316
Good Samaritan Hospital-Los Angeles Basic 34,296 29,973
Greater El Monte Community Hospital Basic 18,804 17,646
Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Basic 63,472 44,706
Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center Basic 36,418 32,109
Huntington Memorial Hospital Basic 65,002 57,676
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park Basic 81,442 72,957
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey Basic 90,670 91,930
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Los Angeles Basic 73,069 71,663
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Panorama City Basic 63,099 51,628
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - South Bay Basic 60,456 54,847
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - West LA Basic 69,626 64,183
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Woodland Hills Basic 41,811 38,587
Lakewood Regional Medical Center Basic 54,469 42,303
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Basic 97,322 80,958
Los Angeles Community Hospital Standby 8,341 11,840
Los Angeles Community Hospital at Bellflower Basic 11 ---***
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2015 2011
Los Angeles County /Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Basic 68,361 71,197
Los Angeles County Olive View-UCLA Medical Center Basic 61,830 57,602
Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center Comprehensive 133,100 143,468
Marina Del Rey Hospital Basic 26,732 20,971
Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital Basic 20,071 ---***
Memorial Hospital of Gardena Basic 40,178 33,460
Methodist Hospital of Southern California Basic 53,522 38,005
Mission Community Hospital - Panorama Campus Basic 19,964 17,739
Monterey Park Hospital Basic 18,380 12,702
Northridge Hospital Medical Center Basic 57,678 50,856
Norwalk Community Hospital Basic 7,442 9,611
Olympia Medical Center Basic 28,081 23,804
Pacifica Hospital of the Valley Basic 14,793 14,448
Palmdale Regional Medical Center Basic 73,290 52,596
PIH Hospital - Downey Basic 49,263 49,639
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Basic 94,874 81,989
Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital Basic 74,018 65,715
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Basic 99,777 65,573
Facility Name Emergency Medical Service Level* Total Reported Number of Emergency Department Encounters
2015 2011
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - San Pedro Basic 40,646 35,045
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center - Torrance Basic 73,216 63,245
Providence Saint John's Health Center Basic 28,665 27,716
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center Basic 64,033 58,968
Providence Tarzana Medical Center Basic 44,133 32,645
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center Comprehensive 44,437 43,090
San Dimas Community Hospital Basic 17,764 14,948
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center Basic 27,346 24,199
Santa Monica – UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital Basic 43,883 38,321
Sherman Oaks Hospital Basic 27,952 19,471
Southern California Hospital at Culver City Basic 22,567 22,967
St. Francis Medical Center Basic 80,577 67,558
St. Mary Medical Center - Long Beach Basic 55,217 50,756
St. Vincent Medical Center Standby 25,044 12,846
Torrance Memorial Medical Center Basic 74,090 54,557
USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Basic 21,449 18,336
Valley Presbyterian Hospital Basic 67,634 55,788
West Hills Hospital and Medical Center Basic 53,695 36,955
White Memorial Medical Center Basic 59,706 44,678
Whittier Hospital Medical Center Basic 29,878 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, 2015

Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center 133,100
Antelope Valley Hospital 120,421
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center 99,777
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center 97,322
Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center 94,874
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Downey 91,670
Cedars Sinai Medical Center 87,477
Kaiser Foundation Hospital - Baldwin Park 81,442
St. Francis Medical Center 80,577
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles 79,753
California Hospital Medical Center - Los Angeles 78,481

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.