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  • Linda Ingirghoolian's husband Goris successfully delivered their baby with the knowledge and help of doctors at USC VHH Verdugo Hills Hospital.

Safe and Sound

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital gives an expectant mother peace of mind.
When Linda and Goris Kadkhodazadeh found out Linda was pregnant with their third child, they had little doubt that they would return to the doctors they trusted at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. She had already undergone two cesarean deliveries at USC-VHH for her children Alexander

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  • Larry Peru Robotic Surgery

High Tech, Close to Home

Surgeons at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital call on the latest surgical advances to tackle prostate cancer.
Robotic surgery is relatively new at USC Verdugo Hills, having debuted in January 2016, but the team and program are long-standing. The USC Institute of Urology is a pioneer in robotic prostatectomies — urologists at Keck Medicine of USC perform more

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  • Nurses Wearing Red Scrubs With Betty Porto

Porto’s Bakery Delivers Lunch For National Nurses Week

Local celebrity Betty Porto from Porto’s Bakery came to deliver our nurses lunch in honor of National Nurses Week!

A special thank you to our donor Bill Pounders for the donation.
Some photos:

Read the full story here.


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  • family staying together because they were able to survive a stroke

2016 Stroke Silver Plus Award

Our hospital received the Get With The Guidelines Silver Plus Achievement Award for reaching an aggressive goal of treating (heart failure or stroke) patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for 12 consecutive months.


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  • history of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Friends Of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Showcase Exhibit Encompassing 40 Years Of History

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital has been serving the Verdugo Hills community for more than 40 years. Sue and Steve Wilder took on a project to create the history wall at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. When going through the scrapbooks, they discovered the pioneers and leaders that were able to make USC Verdugo Hills Hospital a

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  • AIWA Board, USC-VHH CEO, Foundation Board

Community Event With Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA)

We held a special event with the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) of Los Angeles to acquaint the community at large with Medical Innovations and Excellence in high quality healthcare.

Read more in Armenian Life.

  • hand holding globe

5 Hand Exercises To Help You Maintain Your Dexterity & Flexibility

Our hands.
We use them every day to get us through many tasks throughout the day.

Texting. Cooking. Writing. Opening Doors. Typing. Carrying Things. Exercise. Giving high fives. And more!

Many times, our hands can become tired, sore and painful. If you have arthritis, tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome or other uncomfortable hand ailments, you might experience these symptoms

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  • belly in big jeans

8 Ways To Fight The Belly Bulge

Waking up in the morning can be tough. You’re tucked comfortably under the covers only to realize the sound of your alarm means it’s time to get up and start your day.
But once you do, you head over to the mirror to start brushing your teeth.

Lo and behold, you still have that belly bulge from

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  • boyfriend and dad talking about health

Is Your Dad, Husband Or Boyfriend Doing These 5 Things To Take Care Of His Health?

Your family means everything to you. Your dad, your husband, or your boyfriend are potentially some of the most important people in your life.
Their health is important to you.

But the unfortunate and shocking truth is that, on average, men die 5 years earlier than women. More often than not, it is due to various diseases,

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