Kaiser Permanente Hospitals in Southern California Rank Among the Best in the State

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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U.S. News and & World Report announced that 11 Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Southern California, including Orange County, are ranked as being among the best in California based on its 2021-22 Best Hospitals Rankings/Ratings report

This recognition is significant in that more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide were evaluated in the magazine’s 32nd annual evaluation. 

The following Kaiser Permanente hospitals in its Southern California Region ranked as among California’s top hospitals and were ranked as follows: 

  • 18th (tied): Anaheim and Irvine medical centers
  • 24th (tied): Fontana, Ontario, San Diego Zion, and San Diego medical centers
  • 30th (tied): Los Angeles Medical Center
  • 42nd (tied): Downey Medical Center
  • 50th (tied): Baldwin Park, South Bay medical centers
  • 56th (tied): Woodland Hills Medical Center

"Every day our physicians, nurses, administrative staff and facility employees come to work dedicated to medical excellence, compassionate care and providing high-quality services to our members and patients,” said Julie Miller-Phipps, president, Kaiser Permanente Southern California and Hawaii, Health Plan and Hospitals. “These impressive rankings are a testament to that important work.”

Dr. Ramin Davidoff, executive medical director for the Southern California Permanente Medical Group, echoed similar sentiments.

“Physicians at Kaiser Permanente go above and beyond the call of duty every day to provide the best care possible in a manner that is best suited for each individual’s health care needs,” he said. “I believe our high standards are a major factor as to why Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Southern California are so well regarded.”

U.S. News & World Report ranked or rated a total of 417 hospitals in California as part of its report and uses publicly available data, such as patient volume, mortality rates, infection rates, staffing levels, and patient satisfaction rates. For more information and complete rankings, visit U.S. News & World Report.

Kaiser Permanente is a gold-level Leaders Circle partner of the Greater Irvine Chamber.


Kaiser Permanente is committed to helping shape the future of health care. We are recognized as one of America’s leading health care providers and not-for-profit health plans. Founded in 1945, Kaiser Permanente has a mission to provide high-quality, affordable health care services and to improve the health of our members and the communities we serve. We currently serve 12.4 million members in 8 states and the District of Columbia. Care for members and patients is focused on their total health and guided by their personal Permanente Medical Group physicians, specialists, and team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery, and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education, and the support of community health.

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