For more than 85 years, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center has been serving the medical needs of the greater Glendale/Burbank area. Over those years, Glendale Memorial has grown and flourished, adding new technology and services. One overriding principle has always remained consistent – a commitment to the highest standards of care!
For over eighty five years, Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center has grown along with the community and has evolved into one of the region’s premier healthcare providers. On January 13, 1926, Glendale Memorial opened as Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, thanks to six Glendale community members who had a vision to expand healthcare services to the residents of south Glendale. On October 11, 1938, the hospital became incorporated as a non-profit institution. Opening originally with forty-seven beds, the hospital expanded to 110 beds in 1942.
During and after World War II the hospital served a rapidly growing community, including Glendale, the Crescenta-Canada Valley, Burbank, and the eastern end of the San Fernando Valley corridor. In 1957 the hospital expanded to 220 beds, and an intensive care unit was added in 1958.
The Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, which changed its name to Memorial Hospital of Glendale in the 1950s, had grown from its original forty-seven beds to 310 in 1972. The hospital is now an impressive 334-bed facility, expanding over three city blocks. Glendale Memorial Hospital offers primary service lines in heart, cancer, spine and women’s health.
Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center strives to ensure that our mission is always carried out: With caring and compassion, we will improve the health and quality of life of the people we serve.
Dignity Health and our Sponsoring Congregations are committed to furthering the healing ministry of Jesus. We dedicate our resources to:
- Deliver compassionate, high quality, affordable health services
- Provide direct services to the poor and advocate on their behalf
- Create partnerships that improve community health.
A growing and diversified health care ministry distinguished by excellent quality and committed to expanding access to those in need.