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Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

Explore care at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, CA, and compare its services, physicians, and hospital ratings on Healthgrades. Find the best healthcare options for your needs, all in one place.

63%

Patient Experience Rating

1% lower than the national average

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

4 ratings were worse than expected

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site

8 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Better than Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

Better than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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64%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

1% lower than the national average

63%

Would definitely recommend

1% lower than the national average

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%77%75%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%71%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%51%57%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%57%56%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%81%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%49%47%

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%33%55%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%55%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

I had some significant issues after my lasik procedure and was not satisfied with the support I received after the procedure.

Ed Jul 09 2024

Review for Dr. Volpicelli

Very compassionate

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Lee

Very courteous and professional

Jul 04 2024

Review for Dr. Magovern

Very busy office so there's pros & cons.

Jul 03 2024

Review for Dr. Magovern

Dr. Lee is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and would consider her an expert in her field...she listens and thoroughly engages in the appointment....she has no time constraints and answers every question no matter how small...her explanations are very detailed but easy to understand

Jun 26 2024

Review for Dr. Lee

Location

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center

1000 W Carson St, Torrance CA 90502

CallDirections

(310) 222-2345

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Harbor-UCLA Medical Center located?

Harbor-UCLA Medical Center is located at 1000 W Carson St, Torrance, CA 90502. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Harbor-UCLA Medical Center won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

No, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center has not won any awards in the past few years. Search for Hospitals on Healthgrades to find more.

Is Harbor-UCLA Medical Center highly rated with patients?

64% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Harbor-UCLA Medical Center score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 12 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center?

Phone number, appointment information, and directions can be found on Healthgrades Harbor-UCLA Medical Center profile..

How does Harbor-UCLA Medical Center rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

1000 W Carson St

Torrance, CA 90502

Directions

(310) 222-2345