Northridge Hospital Medical CenterEdit profile
Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a hospital in the Northridge town of Los Angeles, California, USA. It is currently operated by Catholic Healthcare West.History
The hospital was founded in 1955 by Dr. Frederick Gruneck as a 49 bed hospital with one emergency room. The hospital was at the epicenter of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, but remained open to treat over 1,000 patients in the 48 hours following the earthquake.Services
The emergency department at Northridge Hospital Medical Center is one of only two in the San Fernando Valley that is certified as a trauma center. The Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Cancer Center is also located at the hospital.