UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center is a hospital located within the city of Santa Monica, California. The hospital was founded in 1926, and is a member of the UCLA Health. The hospital is also known internationally for operating its Rape Treatment Center, and the adjoining Stuart House for sexually abused children.
|UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center|
|Location||Santa Monica, California, United States|
|Care system||Private, Medicaid, Medicare|
|Affiliated university||University of California, Los Angeles|
|Lists||Hospitals in California|
In 1986, the $36 million six-story Merle Norman Pavilion addition was constructed, which held 107 beds and two thirds of them being private rooms. In 1988, LHS merged with HealthWest, the parent company of Northridge Hospital, to form UniHealth.
In 2007 the 16,000 square foot Nethercutt Emergency Center was opened and contains 22 beds.
The orthopedic practice group at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, has been recognized as one of the best orthopedic hospitals in the United States. In 2011, the UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center, opened a new facility next to the existing orthopedic hospital, on 15th Street and Wilshire Blvd.
- Clark Shaughnessy, American football coach and innovator of the T formation
- Mehli Mehta, violinist, conductor, orchestra founder, father of Zubin and Zarin
- Tamara Toumanova – prima ballerina
- Tom Petty, rock musician, singer-songwriter
- Michael Turner, Comic book artist
- Stan Freberg, voice actor, comedian
- Jackie Coogan, actor
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- Pasles, Chris (October 22, 2002). "Obituaries – Mehli Mehta, 94; Youth Symphony Conductor". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved September 6, 2011.