Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Foundation Year


Office Address

1000 West Carson Street Torrance, CA 90502

Phone number
1 (424) 306-4000


Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is a trauma center in Los Angeles County and a major 570-bed public teaching hospital with more than 450 residents and fellows in over 35 accredited programs on site as well as trainees from various disciplines. The hospital provides healthcare services to over 700,000 residents in the greater South Bay area of Los Angeles County. The medical center was founded in 1946. Over the years the hospital and medical programs of the facility have grown and improved significantly. The center is owned by the Los Angeles County and operated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.

Harbor-UCLA also provides 24-hour emergency services for acute medical, surgical, pediatric, obstetrics/gynecology, and psychiatric problems.

The medical center has earned designation as a Level I Trauma Center. Besides, they provide a wide range of primary and specialty ambulatory care, as well as support services including nutritional counseling, health education, physical and occupational therapy,, and psychosocial intervention.

Harbor–UCLA Medical Center provides medical control for the following Paramedic units:

  • Compton Fire Department
  • Los Angeles Fire Department
  • Los Angeles County Fire Department
  • Manhattan Beach Fire Department
  • Torrance Fire Department
  • Redondo Beach Fire Department

Harbor UCLA Medical Center has 80 doctor ratings including 47 doctors who are highly-rated. This hospital has 1,813 doctors in total, including:

  • 311 residents
  • 88 pediatricians
  • 174 emergency physicians
  • 79 anesthesiologists
  • 87 internists


  • Open 24 hours
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Accepts insurance
  • Accepts credit cards
  • Gender-neutral restrooms


  • There are unsatisfied clients



Emergency Medicine

  • Adult Medical Screening Examination
  • Adult
  • Pediatric
  • Psychiatric
  • Medicine Urgent Care Clinic
  • Gynecology Urgent Care Clinic or Labor and Delivery

Family Medicine


  • Respiratory therapy
  • Pulmonary function and arterial blood gas laboratories
  • Sleep lab
  • Dialysis
  • Patient education
  • Heart station
  • Electrocardiograms (ECGs)
  • Echocardiography
  • Holter monitoring
  • Endoscopy
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Interventional laboratories


  • Electroencephalography
  • Evoked potentials
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Electromyography/nerve conduction testing
  • Stroke
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Epilepsy
  • Meningitis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neurobehavior
  • Movement disorders
  • Headache
  • Neuromuscular disease

Orthopedic Surgery




  • General Surgery (i.e., Gastrointestinal and Oncologic Surgery, Breast Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Peripheral Vascular Surgery (including
  • Endovascular Surgery) Pediatric Surgery)
  • Trauma and Surgical Critical Care
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery (including Audiology and Speech Pathology)
  • Urology
  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • General Dentistry

Ancillary & Support Services

  • Audiology
  • Child Abuse Crisis Center
  • Child Life Program
  • Respiratory Care
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Speech Pathology

User reviews

Rated 5 out of 5

I went to this medical center for pamic attacks. The nurses were very friendly, and the psychiatrists were amazing. I liked all of the services they provided.

James Schneider
Rated 5 out of 5

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center meets the standards. I gave birth at this hospital and enjoyed the staff and the entire experience. The nurses and doctors were very helpful.

David Ayala
Rated 3 out of 5

Medical staff very friendly and prefessional, but the security are very rude!!

Amy Neal
Rated 5 out of 5

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center saved my life, i walked in with arrythmia, nurses were so nice and understanding and super attentive to my needs!! ! now I feel good!

Ida Kessler

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