South Pasadena offers excellent health care, with providers ranging from primary care physicians to highly trained specialists, especially in eye and dental care. The city is served by several assisted living and senior care facilities, and a convalescent hospital assuring high quality, skilled, daily, short-term and long-term care.
South Pasadena is within minutes of three nationally recognized health facilities: Huntington Memorial Hospital, USC University Hospital and the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center and The City of Hope.
Huntington Memorial Hospital is a non-profit, 525-bed community hospital committed to delivering excellent care with compassion. The hospital offers a full complement of acute medical care and community services, ranging from general medicine to the most specialized programs. Huntington Memorial Hospital is designated as a Trauma Center, one of only a handful. Huntington Hospital is a teaching facility affiliated with the University of Southern California School of Medicine, and with several nursing schools and colleges.
The USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is one of only 35 centers in the country designated by the National Cancer Institute as a Regional Comprehensive Cancer Center. USC/Norris has a 60-bed inpatient hospital providing acute and critical care, a designated Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, and a surgical unit with specially trained staff who understand the unique needs of cancer patients. Outpatient services include diagnostic testing, chemotherapy, radiation treatment and second opinions.
USC University Hospital is a private, 284-bed research and teaching hospital staffed by the faculty of the renowned Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. The hospital offers medical expertise and sophisticated technology, combined with a personalized approach to health care.
City of Hope, and NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the United States. There are more than 300 physicians and scientists and 2,600 employees working to find the causes of and cures for cancer and other life-threatening diseases, including diabetes and HIV/AIDS. City of Hope National Medical Center and Beckman Research Institute has a total of 165 licensed beds and 153 operating beds.
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