What Programs and Services Does Loma Linda University Medical Center Provide?

What Programs and Services Does Loma Linda University Medical Center Provide?

Loma Linda University Medical Center is a full-service tertiary care hospital system that provides programs and services such as a trauma center, a cancer center, multiple organ transplants, clinical trials and fertility services. Its Rehabilitation, Orthopedic & Neurosciences Institute integrates care across medical specialties in a homelike setting.

Loma Linda University Medical Center's Level 1 trauma centers for adults and children serve almost 1,800 patients per year, as of 2015. A trauma resident and a neurosurgical resident are available round the clock, as are operating suites, intensive care units and a stroke center.

The Cancer Center has 11 Centers of Excellence that include cancers of the head and neck, breast, gastroenterology system, soft tissue and bone. Support services such as multidisciplinary teams of pharmacists, nutritionists and psychologists treat the whole patient. Personal navigators and support groups are available.

Loma Linda's Transplantation Institute provides heart, liver, kidney, pancreas and stem cell transplants. It is an international leader in infant heart transplants. The center also conducts research to stay at the forefront of the field.

Clinical trial programs exist for areas such as cancer, neurology, behavioral medicine, orthopedics and pain management. The institute supports clinical investigators with a research portal and serves as a hub for implementing clinical studies.

The Center for Fertility and In Vitro Fertilization offers infertility testing, ovum harvesting, reproductive surgery and embryo transfers. Its success rates are available online.