About Us

Since our beginnings as Tarzana Medical Center in 1973, we’ve been known for providing high-quality compassionate care in the San Fernando Valley. Now, with the partnership of Providence and Cedars-Sinai, we’re transforming your community hospital into a full-service, ultramodern medical campus. From our pediatric- and stroke-approved emergency department to our highly rated heart, vascular, orthopedic, cancer, pediatric and women’s services, Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is proud to provide world-class care, close to home.

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is recognized by Healthgrades® as one of the top 50 hospitals in the U.S. We’ve also been singled out for our exceptional quality in a broad range of services, from cardiac and critical care to gastrointestinal, maternity, orthopedic, pulmonary, stroke, vascular and women's health services.

Here are a few highlights:

  • Fully accredited – Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
  • One of the top 20 hospitals in the L.A. metro area – US News & World Report
  • Approved receiving center for emergency stroke and STEMI (the most severe heart attack) patients – State Department of Health Services and L.A. County Emergency Medical Services Agency
  • Get with the Guidelines® Gold Plus stroke care –  American Heart Association
  • Cardiac care excellence – Healthgrades® 
  • Coronary intervention excellence – Healthgrades®
  • Critical care excellence – Healthgrades®
  • "Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)" – Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Emergency Medical Services Agency (911 responders take children to EDAP-certified hospitals first in pediatric emergencies)
  • Neonatal intensive care unit ranked in the top 10% – Vermont Oxford study of 373 hospital NICUs
  • Nationally recognized diabetes care – American Diabetes Association
  • See Awards and Recognition for more

We attribute these outstanding achievements directly to the dedication and commitment of our doctors, nurses, therapists and clinicians.

In addition to being a healing place, a hospital needs to be a safe place. Beyond our usual safety protocols, we are taking extra measures to protect our patients, visitors and employees from COVID-19. Masking, distancing, routine screenings of employees and visitors, and regular sanitizing of waiting areas and exam rooms are just a few of the steps we’re taking to protect your health and ours. Read more about our COVID-19 precautions.

Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is committed providing compassionate, reliable and safe care. That’s why we continually implement quality initiatives that ensure our patients receive the absolute best care. Our quality dashboard shows ours progress on five quality measures.

As stewards of your health and well-being, we’re proud of the awards, accreditations and designations that we receive from leading quality-rating organizations, such as these:

Healthgrades

  • America’s 50 Best Hospitals, 2019-20 (top 1% in clinical excellence for six consecutive years)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™, 2019-20

U.S. News & World Report

  • Best Regional Hospital
  • High-performing specialties, 2020-21: geriatrics, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, pulmonology
  • High-performing procedures/conditions, 2020-21: congestive heart failure, colon cancer surgery, COPD

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

  • Five-star quality rating

American Heart Association

  • Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Award
  • Type 2 Diabetes Honor Roll

Blue Shield of California

  • Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Knee and Hip Replacement
  • Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Spine Surgery

Los Angeles Department of Public Health

  • ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Receiving Center

Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency

  • Designated Pediatric Medical Center

Los Angeles Department of Public Health

  • Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)

California Children’s Service (CCS)

  • Certified NICU and pediatric services
  • Thomas Priselac, board chair
  • Edward Prunchunas
  • Jeff Smith, M.D.
  • Erik G. Wexler
  • Victor Jordan
  • Lisa Weaver
  • Jeff Work, M.D.

Patient experience

We are grateful that you trust us to provide your care, and we want you to feel confident that your health and safety are in good hands. Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission, which sets standards for quality of care, patient safety and the safety of the environment in which care is provided. If you have concerns about safety or quality that have not been addressed adequately, you have the right to contact The Joint Commission or the California Department of Public Health.

Contact the Joint Commission:

  • Submit a concern online at www.jointcommission.org and click on “Report a Safety Event”
  • Fax: 630-792-5636
  • Mail: The Joint Commission Office of Quality and Patient Safety - One Renaissance Blvd., Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Contact the California Department of Public Health (CDPH):

  • Phone: 844-541-0368
  • Fax: 626-927-9293
  • Mail: 3400 Aerojet Ave., Suite 323, El Monte, CA 91731

When submitting a complaint to the Joint Commission, you may provide your name and contact information or submit your complaint anonymously. Providing your name and contact information enables the Joint Commission to inform you about the actions taken in response to your complaint, and to contact you if additional information is needed. It is the Joint Commission's policy to treat your name as confidential information and not to disclose it to any other party. However, it may be necessary to share the complaint with Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in the course of a complaint investigation.

Joint Commission policy forbids accredited organizations from taking retaliatory actions against employees for reporting a patient safety or quality of care concern.

Please note: The Joint Commission does not address individual billing issues and payment disputes. It also does not have jurisdiction in labor-relations issues or in the individual clinical management of a patient.