Departments & Services

A long-standing tradition of community care. And the resources of UCLA Health.

We have been meeting the healthcare needs of local communities for more than 80 years. A part of UCLA Health, we offer even more: the expertise of a world-class academic health system in a patient-friendly community setting. And that's not all. UCLA Health also includes convenient primary and specialty offices throughout the city. We're here for you with the best doctors and medical services - conveniently located near you.

The BirthPlace

birthplace baby

Expecting a new arrival? The BirthPlace at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center is one of Southern California's most comprehensive and modern maternity centers. The BirthPlace features comfortable labor-and-delivery and postpartum rooms, exceptional nursing care, the latest in technology and a wide range of maternity classes to help you make a smooth transition to parenthood.

Please visit the BirthPlace website for more information or to register for a free tour.

UCLA Children's Services Expands in Santa Monica

We are here for your children if you ever need us. Our Nethercutt Emergency Department is the only designated "Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics" in Santa Monica. UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center also has the only Pediatrics Unit and Pediatric ICU in town, should your child need to be hospitalized.

Our hospital is staffed by faculty from UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, which is ranked among the best pediatric hospitals in the nation.

Other kid-friendly services include:

UCLA's Geriatric Services Ranked as one of the top three in the Nation

geriatric services

Year after year, U.S.News & World Report ranks UCLA's geriatric services as one of the top three in the country. UCLA geriatricians are specialists in managing the overall health of people age 65 and older and treating the medical disorders that frequently affect the elderly.

As a result of their specialized training, geriatricians can knowledgably consider and address a broad spectrum of health-related factors - including medical, psychological and social - when treating their patients.

Among other services, UCLA geriatricians provide hospital care on a dedicated geriatric-medicine service at Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital, post-hospital care at rehabilitation facilities in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica, and primary care at nursing homes in West Los Angeles and Santa Monica

Orthopaedics

UCLA's orthopaedic services in Santa Monica provide the full spectrum of care for bone and joint disorders. Our experts utilize the combined resources of our hospitals in Santa Monica and Westwood to treat adults and children for virtually all musculoskeletal problems: hip and knee replacements, shoulder injuries, spinal disorders, sports injuries, foot and ankle, oncology, hand and trauma.

Our dedicated Orthopaedic Oncology Unit at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center provides access to our UCLA cancer experts in a separate, patient-friendly setting for patients with bone cancer.

Our physicians and researchers together strive to bring the newest technologies and treatments to our patients. We boast one of the largest and most productive orthopaedic research facilities in the world: The Orthopaedic Hospital Research Center.

We also offer outstanding outpatient clinics and ambulatory surgery centers. And the UCLA Center of Excellence for Musculoskeletal Care is dedicated to integration and interdisciplinary collaboration for the benefit of our patients.

Oncology

oncology

Many of UCLA's cancer services - from outpatient to hospital care - are now offered in Santa Monica. Our community oncology practice in Santa Monica, with its state-of-the art chemo infusion center, allows easier access to comprehensive cancer care services and investigative clinical trials at UCLA.

Our highly skilled physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals specialize in cancer care. Our dedicated Oncology Unit at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center provides a comfortable place for cancer patients to receive high-tech, high-touch care. Our state-of-the-art imaging technology and services support bedside care. And, as part of an academic medicine institution, we are able to bring the latest research findings and best practices translated into treatments today for our patients.

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Additional Programs

Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program
Teenagers and young adults shouldn't stop enjoying their youth just because they have cancer. In an exciting and historic partnership with Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) and Who Cares UCLA Health is pleased to introduce the first Teen/Young Adult Cancer program in America.

UCLA Breast Health
Welcome to the UCLA Breast Center Santa Monica where our goal is to provide our patients with the highest level of comprehensive, yet personalized breast care.

The Spine Center
The UCLA Spine Center provides comprehensive clinical treatment for all spinal disorders. We are dedicated to advancing research and strive to be on the cutting edge in all areas of research studying spinal disorders.

Fifty Plus Program
A specially designed free membership program that helps people age 50 or older maintain a healthy and independent lifestyle through a host of special benefits.

Rape Treatment Center
Provides support for victims and a safe, anonymous way to learn how to get help after a sexual assault. Phone number: (424) 259-7208.

Respiratory Care Services
The Respiratory Therapists at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center provide world-class care to our patients which range from Neonatal to Geriatrics. They deliver comprehensive treatment to acute and critically ill patients that require clinical expertise in respiratory care.