The brand-new facility will serve 1.35 million residents of South Los Angeles, regardless of insurance status or ability to pay
LOS ANGELES (January 27, 2015)—Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital (MLKCH) today announced that the hospital is now fully licensed, accredited, and opening to the public on Tuesday, July 7, 2015. An opening dedication is scheduled for August 7, 2015.
The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital is a brand-new, state-of-the-art facility, with all new equipment, technology, staff, and administration. MLKCH has a total of 131 beds, including 93 medical/surgical beds, 20 intensive care beds, and 18 obstetrical beds. Inpatient specialties will include Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Emergency Services, Gastroenterology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Pathology, Radiology, Pulmonary Medicine, and Urology. The hospital’s medical staff includes six hospital-based physician groups that will be on-site 24/7.