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West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is your community resource for better health. We have the capability and expertise to perform emergency open heart procedures, perform brain and spine surgery.

Controlling Your Blood Sugar Levels

Many people do not know about the importance of controlling their blood glucose (sugar) levels.  Without proper management, one can end up with unsteady energy levels and other more serious medical conditions.

Reducing your blood sugar is one of the American Heart Association’s Simple 7 Steps to a healthier life. In this video clip, you can learn more about what you can do to lower your blood sugar and improve your overall health.

West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is dedicated to improving the health of our community through the health treatment and management. If you would like to learn more about our services, contact us at (818) 676-4000.

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Online Health Services

Are you at risk for breast cancer? Why is physical therapy crucial after a total knee replacement? If you are interested in more information on reducing the risk of breast cancer, the importance of physical therapy, types of burns, and more, check out these great resources.

  • This article from cancer.gov provides statistics regarding breast cancer cases in the United States.

  • Learn how to reduce your risk of breast cancer with this article from West Hills Hospital and Medical Center’s health content pages.

  • How does estrogen increase the risk of breast cancer? Find out with this link from ww5.komen.org.

  • Visit this link from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for more information on total knee replacements.

  • What can you expect from a knee replacement? Visit this link from West Hills Hospital’s health content pages to learn more.

  • Learn more about the uses and benefits of hydrotherapy with this health content article from West Hills Hospital & Medical Center.

  • This article from WHMC discusses the most common sports-related wrist and hand injuries.

  • What is hyperbaric therapy? Find out with this overview from mayoclinic.com.

  • Check out this article from West Hills Hospital for more information on the various types of burns.

  • Do you know the difference between a first degree and second degree burn? Learn more about the types of burns with this nlm.nih.gov link.

For more information about West Hills Hospital & Medical Center and our services, visit us online or give us a call at (818) 676-4000.

Happy Thanksgiving from All of Us at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center!

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Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy

When it comes to fitness programs and rehabilitation services, you’ll want the very best team of experts by your side. Fortunately, West Hills residents have access to one of the best facilities in the nation.

The Center for Fitness and Rehabilitation at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center offers a number of services in one accessible, convenient location. Our multidisciplinary team of caring staff members includes licensed therapists, registered dieticians, fitness specialists, and a number of other medical professionals—all devoted to ensuring your ongoing education, health, and overall functional mobility.

Our services include:

  • Arthritis Programs
    These programs include a full-service hand clinic, private rooms, hydrotherapy areas, modalities for pain management and muscle reeducation, at-home devices and exercise aids, individually designed programs, splinting, information on community resources, and ongoing patient/family education.

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to increase exercise tolerance, improve cardiovascular conditioning, decrease anxiety, and control cardiac risk factors, such as high cholesterol, obesity, smoking, and other lifestyle changes.

  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    This involves the assessment and treatment by all disciplines to manage chronic pulmonary conditions and maximize functional independence.

  • Lymphedema Management
    Patients can expect evaluation, individualized treatment planning, education, manual lymph drainage, skin care, multilayer compression bandaging, remedial exercises, self-management instructions, and follow-up care.

  • Speech Language Therapy
    This includes voice therapy, accent reduction, swallowing treatments, hearing and audiology services, laryngectomy, and cognitive evaluation/treatment.

  • Physical Therapy
    Services encompassed in our physical therapy program include the evaluation and treatment of orthopedic injuries, musculoskeletal illnesses, pain conditions, neurological conditions, functional training, sports injury management, postoperative rehabilitation, and manual therapy.

  • Occupational Therapy
    Occupational therapies include the evaluation and treatment of functional disabilities for neurological and orthopedic patients, assistive equipment, vocational retraining, and ergonomic assessments of worksites.

Accredited by The Joint Commission, the West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is your number one resource for fitness and rehabilitation programs. Learn more about our facility by visiting our website or calling us at (818) 676-4000 today!

The Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center


Whether you are suffering from a second degree or third degree burn, you’ll want to seek the best emergency care possible. Fortunately for West Hills residents, the West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is home to a globally recognized burn center.

Established in 1969 by Dr. A. Richard Grossman, the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is home to a number of innovative techniques in the treatment of burns—many of which are now the standard practice in the treatment of burns across the country. Our facility stands apart from other burn centers and is distinguished by our compassionate, nurturing team of caregivers. Our team-centered, multidisciplinary approach provides personalized care to burn patients, resulting in less patient discomfort, more efficient recoveries, and better overall results. All of our clinicians are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Burn Life Support, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support—ensuring that we uphold the highest standards in burn care medicine and therapeutic accuracy.

Here at the Grossman Burn Center, we provide state-of-the-art services and care, including:

  • Intensive Care Units equipped to handle even the most severe burns
  • Dedicated intermediate care units for individuals who have reached a specific healing stage or are suffering from less severe burns
  • Outpatient burn services
  • Hyperbaric therapy
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Same-day surgery
  • ChildLife therapy
  • Psychological support
  • Post-discharge programs  

With 31 burn beds, 8 ICU burn beds, 2 hyperbaric chambers, and VDR respirators, the Grossman Burn Center ensures efficient patient care in an innovative clinical setting. Our facility also offers a number of educational and prevention programs, including the Careful That’s Hot! program and the Burn Prevention for Seniors seminar.

With over 40 years of experience, the Grossman Burn Center at West Hills Hospital & Medical Center is your number one resource for emergency care services and burn rehabilitation programs. Learn more about our facility by visiting our website or by calling (818) 676-4000.

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