About Us

Valley Presbyterian Hospital opened its doors to the community in 1958 as a small, neighborhood provider of personalized medical care. Today, we are one of the largest and most prestigious full-service acute care facilities in the San Fernando Valley. Our 350-bed hospital serves thousands of families each year, with access to a wide range of medical expertise and leading-edge technology across all elements of care. Among the region’s brightest and best, our nurses, therapists, technicians and more than 500 physicians represent virtually every specialty and most sub-specialties in the medical field, including cardiac care, orthopedics, maternal and child health, and oncology.

As a certified STEMI receiving center, Valley Presbyterian Hospital is one of the facilities best equipped to care for heart attack patients within the critical 90 minutes following the onset of chest pain. We provide rapid response to such heart attacks, as well as cardiac intervention and full surgery coverage any time, day or night.

Valley Presbyterian Hospital is a Certified Stroke Center providing immediate access to specialized neurologist via RP-Lite telemedicine technology. This system includes an on-camera interface that allows our physicians to perform real-time consultations with a neurologist located hours away.

VPH is also an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). We have specialized pediatric teams, including pediatric surgeons and anesthesiologists, who are ready at a moment's notice to assemble, triage, and fast-track children to the care they urgently need.

While our range of acute-care services and expertise has continued to expand, we remain a community-based hospital at heart. As one of the Valley’s only independent, non-profit, and locally governed institutions, we provide an exceptional level of care that responds to the needs of our community.

As a result, we are honored to have been voted "Best Hospital" by the readers of The Daily News for nine years in a row.

News

VPH Announces Medical Director of Critical Care Services | 2014-12-02

Sanjay Vadgama, MD, Holds New Role as Medical Director of Critical Care ...

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VPH Hosts Health & Wellness Community Fair Oct. 11th | 2014-10-06

Fun Event to Feature Presentations, Booths, Food, Live Music and ...

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Welcome to Our New Website! | 2014-09-16

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website! Please take a ...

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VPH Hosts 4th Annual Golf Classic Sept 29th | 2014-09-16

Business Leaders to Unite for Fundraiser Benefiting Hospital's ...

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VPH Welcomes New Director of Emergency Services | 2014-09-11

Brian J. Ostick, MD, FACEP, Appointed to the Hospital's Emergency ...

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Los Angeles Daily Readership Names VPH "Best Hospital" for Ninth Consecutive Year | 2014-09-04

VAN NUYS, Calif. – For the ninth year in a row, Valley Presbyterian ...

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Valley Hip & Knee Institute of VPH Presents Joint-Replacement Seminar Sept 13th | 2014-08-21

Medical Director Herbert D. Huddleston, MD and Erik N. Zeegen, MD Discuss ...

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VPH Awarded California Community Foundation Grant | 2014-07-29

Hospital Awarded Grant to fund Medication Reconciliation Pilot Program VAN ...

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VPH Launches Welcome Baby Program | 2014-07-08

First 5 LA grant employed to implement maternity program VAN NUYS, CA ...

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VPH Hosts Blood Drive | 2014-06-12

Working with the American Red Cross, Hospital Plans Drive for June 25 VAN ...

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VPH Diabetes Educator Named a Finalist for Nursing Award | 2014-05-29

Sandra Pieschel, MPA, BSW, RN-CDE, Nominated for Nurse.com Nursing ...

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VPH Launches Patient Portal | 2014-04-24

Interactive tool aims to engage patients in their health care plan VAN ...

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VPH To Host Fundraising Dinner | 2014-04-11

1 ST Annual Celebration of Excellence Honors Lodwrick and Carole Cook VAN ...

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VPH Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer | 2014-03-27

Lori Burnell, PhD, MSN, BSN, RN, Joins the Hospital's Leadership Team ...

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VPH Welcomes Two New Amputation Prevention Center Physicians | 2014-03-18

Eric Espensen, DPM, DABMSP, and Babak Kosari, DPM, FACFAS, Join the Medical ...

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George Andros, MD, of the Amputation Prevention Center at VPH Chairs Diabetic Foot Global Conference | 2014-03-18

'DFCon' takes place at the Loews Hollywood Hotel March 20-22 VAN ...

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VPH Awarded Ahmanson Foundation Grant | 2014-03-04

Hospital Awarded Grant to fund Intensive Care Unit Monitors VAN NUYS, ...

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VPH Welcomes New Board Members | 2014-01-27

Five Business and Community Leaders Join the Hospital's Board of ...

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VPH Awarded First 5 LA Grant | 2013-12-02

Hospital to Participate in'Welcome Baby' Maternity Program VAN ...

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VPH Welcomes New CIO | 2013-11-08

Jeffrey Allport Joins as Vice President and Chief Information Officer VAN ...

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VPH Physician Receives Honor | 2013-10-18

Dr. George Andros Presented with Distinguished Achievement Award VAN NUYS, ...

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VPH Executive Accepted into Prestigious Leadership Program | 2013-10-16

Gayathri S. Jith, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Operations, ...

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VPH Unveils Perinatal Center | 2013-10-10

New Medical Office Space Offers Patients Comfort and Convenience VAN NUYS, ...

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VPH to Host 3rd Annual Golf Classic | 2013-09-13

Hospital has raised more than $180,000 with the support of local sponsors ...

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VPH Opens Hepatobiliary & Pancreas Center | 2013-09-10

Specialized surgery program treats patients with liver, bile duct and ...

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VPH Partners with the Los Angeles Jewish Home for Care Transitions Program | 2013-08-13

Program Designed to Help Seniors Live Healthy, Independent Lives VAN NUYS, ...

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Executive Receives Award | 2013-05-07

Pegi Matsuda, Senior Vice President of Community & Market Development, ...

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Valley Presbyterian Hospital Launches VPH Cares | 2013-03-27

Free Community Health Workshops to Address Local Health Issues VAN NUYS, ...

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