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 is among the top 50 hospitals in the country in 12 specialties, as well as the top 3 hospitals in metro Los Angeles and top 5 hospitals in California, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021-22 Best Hospitals rankings. The medical center ranked No. 10 in urology; No. 11 in geriatrics; No. 12 in gastroenterology and GI surgery; No. 13 in ophthalmology; No. 14 in cardiology and heart surgery; No. 20 in cancer; No. 21 in pulmonology and lung surgery; No. 25 in gynecology; No. 34 in orthopedics; No. 35 in ear, nose and throat; No. 36 in neurology and neurosurgery; and No. 48 in diabetes and endocrinology.