- Summary: Loma Linda's Dialysis Center provides over 13,000 outpatient hemodialysis treatments each year. The Center has an average caseload of 89 outpatient hemodialysis patients, 31 home peritoneal patients, and 11 chronic dialysis patients.
- Summary: Each year over 30,000 patients are seen in emergency services, which include adult and pediatric urgent care and an emergency cardiac care center.
- Summary: Over 26,000 individuals are cared for annually in LLUMC's Express Care department, which provides full-service medical care including medical specialists and laboratory, pharmacy, and x-ray support. Express Care, located adjacent to the LLUMC emergency services, offers walk-in care from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekdays, and from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on weekends. For more information, contact (909) 558-0800, extension 44799.
Faculty Medical Offices (FMO)
- Summary: Because LLUMC is affiliated with a teaching institution, the services offered at the Faculty Medical Offices, a building near the hospital which houses professional suites for the physicians practice groups, complement those available at the Medical Center. The Faculty Medical Offices are located on the south side of Barton Road across the street from the Medical Center. Phone: (909) 796-4837. Loma Linda University Health Care (FMO) physician guide
- Summary: Home Care Services provides skilled nursing, therapy, and support services to patients at home, helping them recuperate in a reassuringly familiar environment. Home Care nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists, social workers, speech therapists, and home health aids make as many as 68,000 home visits each year. A special hospice staff is also available to assure that all terminally ill patients live as comfortably and as actively as possible at home during their final days. On-call staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for patient and family support and care during critical times.
- Summary: LLUMC's Immunology Center is a high-technology laboratory engaged in both basic science research and clinical practice. On the research level, the Immunology Center staff seek to understand the functioning of the immune system and gain insight into how that system can be manipulated. On the clinical level, the staff works with transplant patients to help determine their compatibility with foreign tissues.
- Summary: Loma Linda operates a broad spectrum of heart programs including clinical programs in adult and pediatric cardiology, heart transplantation, an overseas heart surgery team, as well as training programs for cardiac physicians, nurses, and allied health care professionals. The Loma Linda International Heart Institute coordinates all of the University and Medical Center's heart-related programs. Approximately 20,000 patients are seen at the Institute each year.
Loma Linda Outpatient Surgery Center
- Summary: In recent years, increasing numbers of people have received medical attention as outpatients, saving them time, money, and the stress of a hospitalization. LLUMC's Outpatient Surgery Center, located in the Faculty Medical Office building, is among the most efficient and productive outpatient surgery centers in the nation. Each year, more than 4,000 persons are served in its 6 operating rooms. Most pediatric cases are in and out in two hours; most adult cases are in and out in four hours.
- Summary: The Loma Linda University Cancer Institute was established in 1991 in response to the growing need for a cancer center in California's Inland Empire that would be a national leader in cancer treatment, research, and education. A new 139,000 square-foot cancer research building, scheduled for completion in 1997, will house modern, state-of-the-art laboratory space.
- Summary: The opening of the Proton Treatment Center at Loma Linda University Medical Center ushered in a new era in medical treatment and refines a new modality for treating cancer and other diseases. In 1990, LLUMC, in cooperation with Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, and the Proton Therapy Cooperative Group, opened the world's first hospital-based proton-beam accelerator dedicated to the treatment of patients with cancer. Patients at the Proton Treatment Center are now receiving a form of radiation therapy capable of irradiating cancerous tumors more precisely than conventional radiation, without the debilitating side effects associated with other modalities of treatment.
Loma Linda University Rehabilitation Institute
- Summary: Loma Linda University Medical Center operates a broad range of rehabilitation services: cardiac rehabilitation therapy; industrial rehabilitation; neuro-physical adult rehabilitation; occupational therapy; orthotics and prosthetics; performing arts; physical medicine and rehabilitation; physical therapy; special kids intervention; speech and language development; spinal cord and brain injuries; strokes, amputation and nerve damage; worker's evaluation and rehabilitation. Loma Linda University Health Care Center for Pain Management / Spasticity Clinic
Summary: Organ transplantation began at Loma Linda University Medical Center in April 1967 with a kidney transplant. The Loma Linda University Transplantation Institute was opened in 1992 to further develop the abdominal transplantation programs. The kidney/pancreas transplant program for diabetic patients with renal failure was implemented in January 1993 and the liver transplant program was started in August 1993.
Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Clinics
Summary: Loma Linda University School of Dentistry Clinics provide:
- High-quality care provided by faculty-supervised student dentists and residents
- Dental care ranging from teeth cleaning and fillings to root canal treatment, braces, and dental implants
- Special "kid-oriented" clinic for children
- Limited evening appointments available
- Insurance welcomed
- Over one million patient visits recorded since 1985
- Comprehensive dental care in a Christian environment provided since 1953
For more information, please call (909) 558-4675