UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital
Where innovation meets compassion.
UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, located within Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, shines as a beacon of excellence in pediatric care. We serve more than 6,000 inpatients and 100,000 outpatients annually through an entire range of primary and sub-specialty care for infants, children and adolescents.
Care is available in all major sub-specialties, including: pediatric oncology, pediatric neurology, pediatric critical care, pediatric orthopaedics and pediatric cardiology, among many other areas. In addition, the Chase Child Life/Child Development Program and Pediatric Pain & Palliative Care program help ease the hospital experience.
With an unwavering commitment to family-centered care, access to innovative therapies, specialized emotional support and language services to ensure all families receive effective communication, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is a place where all patients find hope, health and a healing environment.
Why Choose UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital?
When patients and their families choose our children’s hospital, they experience:
- Pediatric excellence: UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital has been recognized as one of the Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report for its outstanding pediatric care, demonstrating its commitment to excellence on a global scale.
- Family-centered care model: Our hospital focuses on families and uses teamwork to ensure kids get the best care. This approach keeps children at the center and helps families stay involved in their care.
- Compassionate, holistic support: Recognizing the unique needs of children, we prioritize the emotional well-being of our young patients and their families. Our specialists from the Chase Child Life Program provide age-appropriate resources, stress relief strategies, and therapeutic activities such as art, music and dance/movement. These interventions help reduce anxiety and support children's development during their hospital stay.
Map and Directions
The main entrance and patient drop-off area for UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital is located next to the Emergency entrance to the hospital.
There are valet parking services available to patients and visitors at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital on Westwood Plaza. When leaving, you can retrieve your vehicle from the Valet Lobby located on Level P.
Patient drop-off is available at Valet at the hospital entrance and at the Emergency entrance. Alternate parking is available on campus.