Providence Little Company of Mary – San Pedro

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a not-forprofit hospital that has served the Los Angeles Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. The hospital is member of Providence Health & Services, an integrated not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, clinics, physicians, home health services, affiliated programs and services, and educational facilities operating in Alaska, California, Montana, Oregon and Washington. As a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe that the excellent services we provide must be available to all, regardless of ability to pay. We believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

About the Area
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is located near the busiest port in the United States and is in the heart of a lovely residential area and a community known for world class ethnic food, an artists’ colony and a rich diverse history based on the maritime industry and tradition. Located two miles from the San Pedro Harbor and beaches, the hospital enjoys spectacular view of the port and Catalina Island with an enviable year round climate.

Abundant outdoor activities are close at hand including boating, surfing, fishing, hiking, golf, skiing, and more. Additionally, the hospital is located within a short drive to numerous Southern California family attractions. You could spend the day skiing on the mountain slopes and return to watch the sunset over the Pacific ocean.

Programs and Services
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services and intensive care, each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area and supported by a full array of diagnostic services. At the heart of each of these services are expert physicians, compassionate and skilled nursing and support staff, along with advanced technology. The hospital offers a number of specialty services including:

Acute Rehabilitation
Our comprehensive program includes a multitude of services for conditions including stroke, spinal cord and brain injuries and utilizes top technology such as LiteGate and Bioness. Our Rehabcentre is supported by physical, occupational and speech therapists both inpatient and outpatient with several specialties including certified hand, lymphedema and vision specialists.

Addiction Medicine
For more than 25 years, the Recovery Center at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro has offered a premier chemical dependency program addressing the needs of the chemically dependent and their significan others. Our experienced and skilled interdisciplinary team led by the medical director, a certified addictionologist, uses a broad array of therapies to support the patient through successful rehabilitation and uses cutting-edge treatment in conjunction with traditional therapies.

Behavioral Health
Our Bridges program is a multidisciplinary adult psychiatric program that provides a broad range of mental health services, delivered with respect and compassion. Services include acute (inpatient) psychiatric care, as well as partial hospitalization and outpatient programs. Bridges also specializes in gero-psychiatric services, working closely with local nursing homes and senior programs to meet the needs of older adults in our community.

Emergency Care
The hospital serves as a 24-hour Emergency Medical Service site with physicians who are board certified in emergency medicine and have been rated in the top 5% nationally in patient satisfaction. Our “Fast Track” service is available for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of non life-threatening injuries and illnesses.

Sub-Acute Care
Our Sub Acute Care Center is a separate 125-bed licensed facility accredited by the Department of Health Services (DHS). It is the largest facility in California providing care to ventilator and tracheostomy patients. Our goal is to create an environment that will minimize further disease progress, aid in preserving the stability of the resident, and return the individual to the highest level of function or independence possible.


Special Recognition
Stroke Silver Plus Performance Achievement Award by the American Heart Association/ Americal Stroke Association (2010)

5-Star rating in Maternity Care by HealthGrades (2008/09)

Advanced Primary Stroke Center Certification by JCAHO (2009)

Energy Star Award by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (2007-2010)

Best Place to Practice Award by Press Ganey for survey ranking physicians in top 95% for 2 consecutive survey periods. Only given to 6 hospitals in the nation. (2009)

Stroke Specialty Program designation by CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) (2006)

Top Performer Award by UDSMR (Uniform Data Systems - Medical Rehabilitation) and ranked in the Top 5% among 805 medical rehabilitation units nationwide (2010, 2007)


Statistics of Interest
Employees: 1,146
Active medical staff members: 354
Licensed beds: 231

Annual (2009 data):
Births: 821
Admissions: 6,706
Average daily census: 98.3
Emergency Department visits: 34,641
Inpatient Surgeries: 1,052
Outpatient Surgeries: 1,411

Contact Us
with Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro, call our Physician Services & Development team at 310-241-4051 or visit us on the Web. We look forward to speaking with you.

1300 West 7th Street • San Pedro, CA • 90732 • www.providence.org/sanpedro