Medical Advances Through Research
Groundbreaking medical advances are the result of new ideas and approaches developed through clinical research. Previously limited only to large university medical centers, research is now performed at top hospitals across the nation. Northridge Hospital remains on the forefront of these latest research developments by participating in clinical research opportunities and partnering with the nation's most credible institutions.
Every year innovations in cardiac catherization nabs (cath labs) give patients new hope and alternatives in the fight against heart disease. Advances range from revolutionary diagnostic techniques that allow cardiologists to capture clearer images of the heart to new interventional procedures that open blocked arteries without open-hear surgery. Explore the services of our CardioVascular Center.
It's no secret that physicians are a vital key to a hospital's success, and we have an outstanding medical staff of 800 physicians in 55 specialties. To help you choose the right physician for you, Northridge Hospital offers a FREE Find a Doctor service either by calling (818) 908-8677, or just visit Find a Doctor online.
Only three percent of hospitals in the U.S. received the special national "Medal of Honor" bestowed on Northridge Hospital by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources for achieving one of the highest organ donation rates in California. For more information on organ donation visit www.OneLegacy.org.
As Americans continue to lead unhealthy lifestyles, the risk of diabetes continues to rise. In California alone, nearly 1.5 million people have been diagnosed with diabetes and 2 million more are at risk with "pre-diabetes". Northridge Hospital offers three community education classes on diabetes.