Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center

6041 Cadillac Ave, Los Angeles CA, 90034

(323) 857-2000

71% of patients would definitely recommend this hospital.

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center has achieved 7 quality award distinctions in the last 12 months.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 3 Hospital Quality Awards in the last 12 months

Clinical Quality Awards

Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center has been recognized by Healthgrades for 4 Clinical Quality Awards in the last 12 months

Hospital Quality Awards

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Our Clinical Quality

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Clinical Quality: Cardiac

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* Number of cases may not represent total volume.

Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Heart Attack

Mortality Based Rating on 191 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Heart Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 556 cases.

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Better Than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Pacemaker Procedures

Complications Based Rating on 85 hospital cases and a national average of 162 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Critical Care

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Diabetic Emergencies

Mortality Based Rating on 77 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality Based Rating on 103 cases.

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As Expected
Respiratory Failure

Mortality Based Rating on 239 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Sepsis

Mortality Based Rating on 1743 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Gastrointestinal

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Bowel Obstruction

Mortality Based Rating on 324 cases.

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As Expected
Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 236 cases.

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Worse Than Expected
Esophageal/Stomach Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 211 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality Based Rating on 502 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pancreatitis

Mortality Based Rating on 95 cases.

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As Expected
Small Intestine Surgeries

Mortality Based Rating on 68 cases.

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As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Gallbladder Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 146 hospital cases and a national average of 119 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Neurosciences

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Stroke

Mortality Based Rating on 362 cases.

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Better Than Expected
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Clinical Quality: Orthopedic

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Hip Fracture Treatment

Complications Based Rating on 103 hospital cases and a national average of 234 cases.

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Hip Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 248 hospital cases and a national average of 201 cases.

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Total Knee Replacement

Complications Based Rating on 327 hospital cases and a national average of 363 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Prostate Surgery

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Prostate Removal Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 342 hospital cases and a national average of 89 cases.

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Transurethral Prostate Resection Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 50 hospital cases and a national average of 65 cases.

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Clinical Quality: Pulmonary

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Mortality Based Ratings

 
Mortality In Hospital
Mortality Within 30 Days
Risk
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality Based Rating on 348 cases.

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Better Than Expected
Pneumonia

Mortality Based Rating on 309 cases.

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As Expected
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Clinical Quality: Vascular

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Complication Based Ratings

 
Hospital
National Average
Carotid Surgery

Complications Based Rating on 36 hospital cases and a national average of 138 cases.

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Peripheral Vascular Bypass

Complications Based Rating on 34 hospital cases and a national average of 63 cases.

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Data Source

Our Patient Experience

After leaving the hospital, patients are randomly selected to answer the standardized, multiple-question survey developed by the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS). Healthgrades obtains this survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

71% of patients would definitely
recommend this hospital

  • Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center
  • National average
  • Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10 (high)

  • Doctors always communicated well

  • Nurses always communicated well

  • Patients always received help as soon as they wanted

  • Staff always explained

  • Pain was always well controlled

  • Always quiet at night

  • Room was always clean

  • Yes, staff did give patients this information

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Our Patient Safety Ratings

Patient safety ratings show you how well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications. Look for hospitals that are rated “Better Than Expected" or "As Expected" to reduce your risk.

Rated Better Than Expected in 5 safety indicators

  • Collapsed lung due to a procedure or surgery in or around the chest
  • Catheter-related bloodstream infections acquired at the hospital
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery
  • Breakdown of abdominal incision site
  • Accidental cut, puncture, perforation or hemorrhage during medical care

Rated As Expected in 7 safety indicators

  • Pressure sores or bed sores acquired in the hospital
  • Death following a serious complication after surgery
  • Hip fracture following surgery
  • Excessive bruising or bleeding as a consequence of a procedure or surgery
  • Electrolyte and fluid imbalance following surgery
  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Bloodstream infection following surgery

Rated Worse Than Expected in 1 safety indicators

  • Death in procedures where mortality is usually very low
0 Events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure
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Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center

6041 Cadillac Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90034