USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is an important provider of round-the-clock emergency services to the Foothills community. Our emergency room, led by physicians who are faculty at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, has one of the shortest wait times in the area and is continually enhancing its services for adults and children. We offer many advantages that make us an excellent choice for emergency care, including a dedicated team of nurses that has been nationally recognized for exceptional emergency care.
Our emergency physicians are board certified in emergency medicine and well equipped to provide a wide range of emergency services to patients of all ages in the community. Access to surgical services, intensive care, diagnostic imaging and fast track services ensures that every patient and their loved ones receive high-quality and comprehensive care. Working to ensure a compassionate experience, we offer patient ambassadors who comfort and guide patients and families during their emergency room visit.
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Emergency Department Visitor Policy Update
As the COVID-19 omicron variant continues to spread, we anticipate an increase in emergency department volume, which may result in wait times that are longer than usual.
To maximize safety and ensure the well-being of our patients, staff and visitors, we have made changes to our emergency department visitor policy. To view our current emergency department visitor policy, please click on the the link below: