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Olive View – UCLA Medical Center

Olive View – UCLA Medical Center is a 377-bed state-of-the-art hospital that serves much of the San Fernando Valley and the Antelope Valley, with out-patient clinics that provide primary care and hospital services for those who need specialty care or surgery. The hospital has a strong affiliation with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, the 10th best school of medicine in the country as ranked by U.S. New and World Report. Olive View-UCLA offers residency programs in 22 specialty areas and also operates an on-campus School of Nursing. The facility is a national leader in clinical research to improve quality of care


Hours of Operation
Emergency
24/7

Location
14445 Olive View Drive

Sylmar, CA 91342

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General Contact
(818) 364-1555

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(818) 364-1555

Clinic Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


Urgent Care Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

Saturday

8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Internationally Recognized as Baby Friendly

Olive View-UCLA Center was the first Los Angeles County-owned hospital to achieve “Baby Friendly” designation by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). This prestigious designation recognizes hospitals that facilitate mother baby bonding and encourage exclusive breastfeeding of newborns. Research has shown that children who are breastfed are healthier than those who have never received breast milk. In addition, The Olive View-UCLA Medical Center’s Maternal and Child Health program provides comprehensive prenatal, labor and deliver, and post-partum services. The hospital specializes in treating high-risk low-birth weight infants.

Setting National Standards

Olive View-UCLA Medical Center is a national best practice leader when it comes to reducing deaths among patients with sepsis. In fact, the approaches pioneered at the hospital have been recognized and adopted by hospitals across the country. Sepsis is an inflammatory condition related to how the body responds to infection and it can be fatal. Under the leadership of Dr. Susan Stein, the hospital implemented a new course of treatment that saw the sepsis mortality rate drop by almost 50 percent between 2009 and 2011.

A Chagas Disease Center for Excellence

Chagas Disease is a deadly parasitic illness that has long been the leading cause of heart failure in Latin American countries. A growing problem in the U.S., it is estimated that one in five heart failure patients in Los Angeles County has Chagas. While Chagas is treatable, it must be detected first. Under the direction of Dr. Sheba Meymandi, Olive View-UCLA Medical Center operates the nation’s only Center of Excellence conducts research, outreach, screenings, and treatment of Chagas.

Physician Training Program

The Olive View-UCLA Medical Center trains medical residents in 22 programs with the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, the 10 ranked medical school in the country. All program faculty have UCLA appointments.