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Level 1 trauma centers in orange county

Trauma & Critical Care Surgery Services

As Orange County’s only certified Level I adult trauma center and Level II pediatric trauma center, UCI Medical Center provides our region’s most advanced care to help people of all ages survive life-threatening injuries.

UCI Health trauma, burn and critical care specialists deliver this life-saving care around the clock, 365 days a year. We are the region’s leading experts in the treatment of all critical and traumatic injuries, including:

  • Assaults
  • Burns
  • Car crashes
  • Falls
  • Gunshot wounds
  • Head trauma
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Significant sports injuries
  • Stab wounds

Our designation as a Level I adult and Level II pediatric trauma center, verified by the American College of Surgeons, means that we are fully equipped — with the expertise and the latest in imaging, surgical techniques, testing and monitoring technologies, and access to a dedicated blood bank — to provide total care for every aspect of even the most severe injuries.

We know that each patient is facing unexpected, challenging injuries that require personalized care. Our team of trauma and surgical-critical care experts — led by Dr. Michael Lekawa — is dedicated to meeting the individual needs of every patient, from the moment they enter our doors until long after discharge, through rehabilitation and outpatient care.

For more information about our trauma and critical care services, please call us at 714-456-8008.


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Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Rd.
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Mission Hospital is leading the way in providing you with the most advanced diagnostic care in the world, right here in south Orange County. Here, our highly trained staff combines caring service and advanced technology to treat the whole person – mind, body and spirit – because every blueprint for health is unique.

Mission Hospital is a member of the St. Joseph Health System, sponsored by the St. Joseph Health Ministry. Our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Jesus in the tradition of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange by continually improving the health and quality of life of people in the communities we serve. Our vision is to provide compassionate care, promote health improvement and to create healthier communities.

Centers of Excellence include:

  • Mission Regional Trauma Center
  • Mission Brain Injury Center
  • Mission Heart Center
  • Mission Maternity Center
  • CHOC at Mission
  • Mission Breast Center
  • Mission Vascular Center
  • Mission Spine Center
  • Nursing Center of Excellence

Other Services include:

  • Mission Cancer Center
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • Diabetes Education Programs
  • Laboratory
  • Mission Asthma Education Program
  • Mission Outpatient Testing
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Education Program
  • Rehabilitation Center
  • Senior Services
  • Solutions
  • Spiritual Care
  • Telecare
  • Weight Management

NH Comprehensive Health Center
7861 Garden Grove Blvd.
Garden Grove, CA 92841
Phone: 714-898-8888 Ext. 110

Health Center, located in the city of Garden Grove. Our mission is to provide affordable and comprehensive family-based health services to the individuals, who may not otherwise have access to healthcare due to financial, language, cultural, lifestyle, or psychological barriers, regardless of their ability to pay. “Nhan Hoa” translates to “harmony among the people,” and through harmony and hard work, the staff and volunteers at Nhan Hoa strive to meet our mission.

We offer the following services:

  • Primary Care
  • Women’s Health
  • Pediatrics
  • Dentistry
  • Behavioral Health
  • Optometry
  • Health Education
  • Covered CA
  • Weekly Tai Chi Class
  • Monthly Yoga Class

If you need routine services or have a specific health concern, please contact us at 714-898-8888. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we accept most insurance, Medi-Cal, Medicare, and offer a sliding-fee scale for those without insurance. Free transportation is available within 10 miles from our health center 7761 Garden Grove, Blvd. Garden Grove, CA 92841. We look forward to helping you towards living a happy and healthy life!

Orange Coast Medical Center
18111 Brookhurst Street
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
Hospital Phone: 714-378-7000

Orange Coast Medical Center is the only not-for-profit hospital located in Fountain Valley. We are a full-service, acute care facility offering a wide range of specialty services including an award-winning emergency department, the MemorialCare Cancer Institute and MemorialCare Breast Center at Orange Coast, MemorialCare Heart & Vascular Institute, the Center for Childbirth, the MemorialCare Imaging Center at Orange Coast and the MemorialCare Center for Obesity at Orange Coast.

Orange Coast Medical is a member of the not-for-profit MemorialCare Health System, an integrated delivery system which includes five other top hospitals – Long Beach Memorial, Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, Community Hospital Long Beach, and Saddleback Memorial Laguna Hills and San Clemente; four medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group, Memorial Prompt Care, Memorial Family Medicine, and Specialty Physicians of Long Beach; MemorialCare HealthExpress retail clinics; and numerous outpatient health centers throughout the Southland.


Other Orange County Hospitals

Anaheim Regional Medical Center
1111 W. La Palma Ave.
Anaheim, California 92804

Anaheim Regional Medical Center has served the communities of North Orange County since 1958. Through the years, the medical center has remained committed to providing the highest quality of health care services in a compassionate and caring environment. While we’ve added new facilities and advanced technology to enhance our quality of care, we’ve never forgotten the most important part of healing – the human touch.

In addition to providing outstanding general medical and surgical services, as well as all private hospital rooms, Anaheim Regional also offers centers for specialized care including:

  • Advanced Blood Management
  • Advanced Endovascular Institute
  • The Birth Place (family-centered childbirth services)
  • Emergency Services
  • HealthWorks (wellness program for working professionals)
  • HeartCare Center, featuring the all-digital Innova 2000 heart catheterization lab
  • HeartMatters for Women
  • The MemorialCare Breast Center at Anaheim Memorial
  • Orthopedics
  • Pain Management Center
  • Rehabilitation Services
  • The Safe Place (Orange County’s only hospital-based, acute Sexual Assault Response Center)
  • Women’s Health and Wellness Center

Anaheim Regional’s enduring commitment to providing community outreach services is demonstrated by its wide variety of health education and wellness programs including health fairs and screenings, as well as an array of support groups.


Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)
1201 W La Veta Ave, Orange, CA 92868
Orange, CA 92868-3874

CHOC Children’s at Mission Hospital
27700 Medical Center Drive
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and Children’s Hospital at Mission form the backbone of Orange County’s premier resource for pediatric health care. The two not-for-profit hospitals are Orange County’s only hospitals exclusively serving infants, children and adolescents.


  • CHOC Clinics
  • Nursing
  • Choco’s Reading Clubhouse
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Critical Care: Pediatric Intensive Care
  • Residency Program
  • Critical Care: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
  • Research
  • Critical Care: Oncology Intensive Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Healthy Tomorrows
  • Nutrition Services
  • Medical/Surgical Units
  • Blood &amp Donor Services
  • Surgical Short Stay Units
  • Home Health
  • Pre-Admission Program
  • Rehabilitation
  • Transport Services
  • Behavioral Health
  • Emergency Services
  • Social Services
  • Trauma Center
  • Pastoral Care
  • Trauma Center at Mission Hospital
  • Programs:
  • CHOC Neuroscience Institute
  • CHOC Cancer Institute
  • CHOC Heart Institute

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
17100 Euclid at Warner
Fountain Valley CA

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center (FVRH) is a 413-bed, full-service, acute care facility located in western Orange County. We are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), the nation’s largest and oldest accrediting body in healthcare. This accreditation is a nationwide seal of approval that indicates a hospital meets high performance standards.


  • Aquatics Programs
  • Bloodless Medicine and Surgery Program
  • Center for Breast Care
  • Children’s Services
  • Emergency Department and Urgent Track
  • Imaging Center
  • Industrial Medicine
  • Lite Dimensions – Surgical Weight Loss
  • Lymphedema Program
  • Orange County Regional Cancer Center
  • Orthopedics
  • Pediatric &quotHospitalist&quot Program
  • Senior Mental Health
  • Tenet Home Health
  • The Heart Center
  • Women’s Services
  • Wound Care Program


Garden Grove Hospital and Medical Center
12601 Garden Grove Blvd
Garden Grove, CA 92843

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
One Hoag Drive
P.O. Box 6100
Newport Beach, CA 92658-6100
(800) 309-9729

Hoag Hospital, located in Newport Beach, California, is an acute-care, not-for-profit community medical center serving Southern California and the surrounding area for nearly 50 years. Hoag Hospital’s advanced medical programs are led by a high-caliber medical and nursing staff, in conjunction with a sensitive, supportive approach to patient care.


  • Hoag Cancer Center
  • Hoag Heart Institute
  • Hoag Women’s Health Services
  • Hoag Orthopedic Services
  • Hoag Hospital Foundation

Huntington Beach Hospital
17772 Beach Blvd.
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

This 131 bed facility with over 500 employees and 300 physicians on staff, has been serving the surrounding communities since 1967. Huntington Beach Hospital offers a wide range of healthcare services to meet the needs of the community. The continual upgrade of the facility and it’s technology reflects the hospital’s serious commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery. Huntington Beach Hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization.


  • 24-Hour Emergency Services
  • Weight Loss Surgery Program
  • The Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program (COMP)
  • Diabetes Education
  • Information and Physician Referral Service
  • Outpatient Diagnostic Imaging Center
  • Therapy and Performance Center / Physical, Speech and Occupational Therapy
  • Emergency & Urgent Care

Los Alamitos Medical Center
3751 Katella Avenue
Los Alamitos, CA 90720
(562) 598-1311

Since 1968, Los Alamitos Medical Center has become a premier healthcare facility in Orange County. It is a top performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, among other awards and distinctions. Los Alamitos is a 167-bed, acute-care facility.

Specializations include: A Total Care Pavilion that houses cancer, imaging, infusion and orthopedic centers, Interventional stroke and heart care services, An ambulatory surgical center 24-hour emergency care, with online check-in and MedPost urgent care locations

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach
31872 Coast Highway
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 499-1311

Mission Hospital Laguna Beach is part of the St. Joseph Health family and is located on PCH at the south end of Laguna Beach. In addition to 24-hour emergency care, intensive care and medical-surgical/telemetry services, the 208-bed facility offers highly specialized programs in chemical and pain medication dependency, mental health and wellness services and eating disorders.


Saddleback Medical Center
24451 Health Center Drive
Laguna Hills, CA 92653
(949) 837-4500

For more than three decades, South Orange County residents of all ages have turned to Saddleback Medical Center for quality, compassionate healthcare. In addition to 24-hour emergency and critical care in one of the states most advanced critical care centers, Saddleback offers surgical services, including one of the area’s leading heart programs, obstetrical services, as well as a variety of health and wellness classes and programs.


St. Joseph Hospital Orange
1100 W Stewart Dr
Orange, CA 92868
(714) 633-9111

Established in 1929, St. Joseph Hospital is a values-based Catholic health care provider with a tradition of and commitment to excellence, based on the vision of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange. The hospital’s strong belief in the intrinsic dignity of each person commits it to be a just employer to its employees; to provide health care for the whole person, body, mind and spirit; and to collaborate with the 1,000-member medical staff and other providers to increase access to quality health care.


St. Jude Medical Center
101 E Valencia Mesa Dr
Fullerton, CA
(714) 871-3280

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 320-bed, acute care hospital. With nearly 700 of Southern California’s finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.


  • heart and breast care
  • rehabilitation center
  • childbirth center
  • cancer care
  • orthopedic unit


UCI Medical Center
101 The City Drive South,
Orange, CA 92868

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) Medical Center is the only university hospital in Orange County, offering a full scope of acute and general-care services, with more than 300 specialty physicians and 50 primary care doctors. Level I trauma center is equipped and staffed to manage any type of traumatic injury 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


  • Allergy Screening Program
  • Anesthesiology
  • Antoci Center for Pediatric Urology and Nephrology
  • Blood and Platelet Center
  • UCI Regional Burn Center
  • Cancer Services: Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Cholesterol Testing Program
  • Corporate Health Services
  • Dermatology
  • Epilepsy Program
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine Program
  • Genetics/Birth Defects/Cancer Genetic Counseling
  • International Relations
  • Level-1 trauma center
  • Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics &amp Gynecology
  • Occupational &amp Environmental Health
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Physical Medicine &amp Rehabilitation
  • Psychiatry &amp Human Behavior
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiological Sciences
  • Senior Health Care/Geriatric Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Programs:
  • Neuropsychiatric center
  • Regional burn center
  • Mental retardation research center
  • Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • 24-hour Emergency department
  • Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Expert management of high-risk pregnancies
  • Transplant Services


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Specialized Medical Treatment Centers

PainCare Medical Group

PainCare is the leading integrated pain treatment center that combines spinal intervention, disc decompression, chiropractic adjustment and physical rehabilitation all conveniently located in Irvine, in the heart of Orange County.

Dr. Yousef Beshqoy, Chiropractor at PainCare, enjoyed a busy practice in Beverly Hills before moving to Orange County several years ago, preferring our area’s calmer and more orderly environment. Dr. Beshqoy combines the inherent recuperative power of the body with Chiropractic treatment principles to help patients recover. “PainCare offers an unique opportunity for integrating mainstream medicine with chiropractic, focusing on the common goal of best patient care.”

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