Keck Hospital of USC

Keck Hospital of USC

 

Licensed by: Keck Hospital of USC

Keck Hospital of USC is a 401-bed acute care hospital that makes up the heart of Keck Medicine of USC, the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise. Its internationally renowned physicians care for patients at Keck Medicine’s affiliated hospitals and licensed clinics, as well as teach and conduct research at the Keck School of Medicine of USC.

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USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center

 

Licensed by: USC Kenneth Norris Jr. Cancer Hospital

USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center has been at the forefront of the fight against cancer for more than 40 years. The 60-bed hospital is one of the eight original comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute, and the cancer center’s continuing research has led to new methods of cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

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USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

 

Licensed by: USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, now a part of Keck Medicine of USC, is a 158-bed community hospital serving the cities of Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge, as well as the surrounding Foothill communities of the San Gabriel Valley. As part of a university-based medical center, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital provides easy access to leading physicians from the Keck School of Medicine of USC, ensuring our patients receive the best medical care available.

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About Us

Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic excellence, world-class research and state-of-the-art clinical care, we attract internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school.

We operate the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The enterprise also owns the community hospital USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, and it includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties. In addition, we operate USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice.

Keck Medical Center of USC was ranked No. 18 on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The medical center also ranked No. 7 in geriatrics; No. 9 in urology; No. 12 in pulmonology and lung surgery; No. 12 in ophthalmology; No. 15 in cardiology and heart surgery; No. 15 in gastroenterology and GI surgery; No. 19 in neurology and neurosurgery; No. 21 in nephrology; No. 26 in cancer; No. 30 in orthopaedics; and No. 44 in ear, nose and throat.

USC 2020 US News Badge

Mission and Values

Keck Medical Center of USC Mission

We are the Keck Medical Center of USC.
We strive to be the trusted leader in quality health care that is personalized, compassionate and innovative.
We stand for empowerment, integrity, respect, collegiality and vitality.
We commit to authenticity.
We commit to excellence in clinical care, teaching and research.
You can count on us to be fully present in the delivery of uncompromising health care.
Fight On.

Keck Medical Center of USC Values

  • We deliver quality health care through uncompromised service excellence.
  • We show compassion, while building positive relationships with our colleagues, our patients and their families.
  • We contribute to innovation through collegial collaboration.
  • We are empowered to improve the performance of the organization.
  • We have integrity and are accountable to the highest professional standards.
  • We demonstrate respect for our environment by our demeanor, actions and personal appearance.
  • We demonstrate vitality by being fully present and engaging others.
  • We are responsible for authentic communication with our colleagues, our patients and their families.
  • We provide a private, safe and secure environment.
  • We commit to personalizing the “KNOWN” Service Standards™ —
    • Kind greeting
    • Notice needs
    • Own it
    • Wow them
    • Next steps

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Mission

To provide personalized, high-quality health care relevant to our patient community.

Governance

Keck Medicine of USC Leadership

Rod Hanners
Interim Chief Executive Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Laura Mosqueda, MD
Dean, Keck School of Medicine
Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics
May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine

Stacy Rummel Bratcher, JD
Associate General Counsel, USC Health Sciences

Tammy Capretta, RN, MPH
Chief Transformation and Risk Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Paul Craig, RN, JD
Chief Administrative Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Timothy James (T.J.) Malseed
Chief Health Information Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Matthew McElrath, EdD
Chief Human Resources Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Smitha Ravipudi, MPH
Chief Executive Officer, USC Care and Ambulatory Care Services

Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHA
Chief Strategy and System Development Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Ernie Schwefler
Chief Contracting and Managed Officer Care of USC, Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital Governing Board

Officers
Chair:
Laura Mosqueda, MD
Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC
Professor of Family Medicine and Geriatrics
May S. and John H. Hooval Dean’s Chair in Medicine

Secretary:
Jeannine Taylor
Senior Healthcare Counsel, Office of the General Counsel

Members
Tammy Capretta, MPH, RN
Michael Gallagher
Stephanie Hall, MD
Rod Hanners
Caryn Lerman, PhD
Holly Muir, MD
David Peng, MD, MPH
Steven Siegel, MD, PhD
Vaughn Starnes, MD
James Staten
Annette Sy, DNP, MSN, RN
Mark Todd, PhD
Fred Weaver, MD

USC Care Medical Group Leadership

David Peng, MD, MPH
President, USC Care Medical Group

Smitha Ravipudi, MPH
Chief Executive Officer, USC Care Medical Group & Ambulatory Care Services

Vivian Mo, MD, MHA
Chief Medical Officer, USC Care Medical Group

Krist Azizian, PharmD, MHA
Chief Regional Oncology Officer, USC Care Medical Group & Ambulatory Care Services

Cindy Naveira, RN, MSN, ACNP-C
Chief Nursing Officer, USC Care Medical Group & Ambulatory Care Services

Randolph Siwabessy
Chief Financial Officer, USC Care Medical Group & Ambulatory Services

Tammy L. Capretta, RN, MPH
Chief Transformation and Risk Officer, USC Care Medical Group

Laurie Johnson, MHA
Chief Ambulatory Officer, USC Care Medical Group & Ambulatory Care Services

Keck Medical Center of USC Leadership

Rod Hanners
Interim Chief Executive Officer, Keck Medicine of USC

Marty Sargeant
Chief Operating Officer of Keck Medical Center of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Annette Sy, RN, MSN, DNP
Chief Nursing Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

Stephanie Hall, MD
Chief Medical Officer, Keck Medical Center of USC

Brooke Baldwin-Rodriguez, DNP, RN, NE-BC
Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Keck Hospital of USC

Brenda Dudley, RN, CNOR, BSN, MBA
Executive Administrator, Perioperative Services, Keck Medical Center of USC, USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Krikor Jansezian, PhD
Executive Administrator, Professional and Ancillary Services, Keck Medical Center of USC

Lisa Joins
Executive Administrator, Human Resources, Keck Medical Center of USC

Felipe Osorno
Executive Administrator, Continuum of Care Operations and Value Improvement, Keck Medicine of USC

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Governing Board

Officers
Vice Chair:
Keith Hobbs, MBA
Chief Executive Officer, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital

Secretary:
Jeannine Taylor

Members
Todd Andrews
Tammy Capretta, RN, MPH
Carl Chudnofsky, MD
Alexandria Darras
Steven Giannotta, MD
Rod Hanners
Happy Khanna, MD
Tina Ito
Joseph Ouzounian, MD
David Sagal
Shawn Sheffield, MBA, MHA
Steve Wilder

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital Leadership

Keith Hobbs, MBA
Chief Executive Officer

Kenny Pawlek, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

Jason Kell
Associate Chief Financial Officer

Theresa Murphy, RN, MHSA
Chief Nursing Officer

Armand H. Dorian, MD, FACEP, MMM
Chief Medical Officer

To learn about the Keck School of Medicine of USC and its leadership team, click here.