Ventura County Medical Center

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Ventura County Medical Center
Location3291 Loma Vista Road, Ventura, California, United States
CoordinatesCoordinates: 34°16′52″N 119°15′14″W / 34.281°N 119.254°W / 34.281; -119.254
Care systemCounty, Medicare, Medicaid
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Emergency departmentLevel II trauma center
ListsHospitals in California

Ventura County Medical Center is a hospital in the city of Ventura, California, US. It is a Level II Trauma Center with 208 bed acute care hospital; the county also operates a 49-bed campus in Santa Paula.[1] As a teaching hospital, affiliated with University of California, Los Angeles, it was recognized as the best family-medicine residency program in the United States in 2014.[2]

A 220,000 square-foot state-of-the-art replacement wing is currently under construction to meet California's updated seismic regulations, and is scheduled its completion mid 2017.[3]


Ventura County Medical Center is a full-service acute care hospital with a 24-hour emergency center. Along with intensive care and definitive observation units, it also houses specialty care units such as medical/ surgical, telemetry and oncology, pediatric, and neonatal.[4]

In November 2014, the county health center launched the public health initiative How High Ventura County, it is the largest teen marijuana education platform in California, launched in order to educate parents about the harm that consuming marijuana causes to the adolescent brain.[5][6]

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  1. ^ Wilson, Kathleen (December 12, 2018). "New York man to head reorganized Ventura County Health Care Agency". Ventura County Star. Retrieved 13 December 2018.
  2. ^ Kisken, Tom. "VCMC's Doctor-Training Program Ranked No. 1 In Nation". Ventura County Star. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Welcome to the VCMC Hospital Replacement Wing Project Site". VCMC Hospital Replacement Wing. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Ventura County Medical Center". Ventura County Health Care Agency. Retrieved 16 June 2016.
  5. ^ "What's Your High Q? Thousand Oaks Program Educates Parents In Combatting Teen Pot Use". MSN News. 20 November 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2015.
  6. ^ Gardner, Amanda (27 August 2012). "Pot smoking may leave mark on teen brains". CNN. Retrieved 24 December 2014.

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