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USC University Hospital is a private, 293-bed research and teaching hospital staffed by the faculty of the renowned Keck School of Medicine of USC. Opened in May 1991, this beautiful, modern facility is owned by Tenet Corporation and is located in the Richard K. Eamer Medical Plaza, part of the USC Health Sciences Campus, just a few miles east of downtown Los Angeles. USC University Hospital provides medical expertise and sophisticated technology combined with a personalized approach to health care.

Patients can also visit USC physicians in private offices in the adjacent to the hospital Healthcare Consultation Center.Within these two facilities, patients receive personal care and access to some of the most advanced technological services available in a compassionate and comfortable environment.

Staffed by the renowned faculty of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, USC University Hospital offers advanced diagnostic and treatment technology. The renowned faculty of the Keck School of Medicine provides tertiary medical and surgical services for patients from around the world. Among the services offered are Gastrointestinal and pancreatic surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, cardiology, cardiothoracic surgery, solid organ transplant, neurosurgery, orthopedics, ophthalmology, and advanced acute rehabilitation care.

Advanced hospital diagnostics facilities include CAT and MRI scanners with multiplaner image reconstruction capabilities, and a Gamma Knife. Positron Emission Tomography (PET) is available at the Healthcare Consultation Center adjacent to the hospital.

The USC University hospital has been a leader in Southern California for providing new technology and state-of-the-art facilities for patient care. The hospital performed the first living related lung transplant, liver transplant in a Jehovah's Witness patient and thrombotic surgery utilizing the Da Vinci robot system.

The rapid expansion of patient care services at USC has poised the USC University Hospital for rapid growth as it prepares for the addition of a new 10-story patient care tower, expected to open in 2004.This facility will provide sophisticated cancer, state-of-the-art operating rooms and cutting edge diagnostic facilities for patients who require complex tertiary type of care.

Directions to the USC University Hospital

USC University Hospital is accessible from many freeways connecting the surrounding suburban areas to Los Angeles(see map below). You may also call 323-442-8500 directions for the USC University Hospital).


From 10 Westbound:Exit at Soto and turn right. Left on Alcazar. Left on San Pablo.
From 5 Southbound:Exit at Mission and turn left. Right on Zonal. Left on San Pablo.
From 5 Northbound:Transition to 10 Eastbound. Exit Soto and turn left. Left on Alcazar. Left on San Pablo.
From 101 Southbound:Transition to 10 Eastbound. Exit State/Soto. Proceed across State onto onramp, and bear right to exit at Soto. Left on Alcazar. Left on San Pablo.
From 710 North or Southbound:Transition to 10 Westbound. Exit at Soto and turn right. Left on Alcazar. Left on San Pablo.
From Huntington Drive (Pasadena, West San Gabriel Valley):Follow Huntington Drive westbound until it divides into Mission and Soto. Bear left onto Soto and proceed to Alcazar. Turn right. Left on San Pablo.



Contact information: USC Center for Pancreatic and Biliary Diseases
1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA
1-855-724-7874 dde-mail:
Programs: pancreatic cancer, pancreatitis, laparoscopic surgery, endocrine surgery,
biliary surgery

This web site provides select information about pancreatic and biliary disorders and is updated twice monthly. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical consultation with your physician.It is important that you consult with your physician for detailed information about your medical condition and treatment.The center will make every effort to update the site, however, past performance is no guarantee of future medical outcomes.
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