Brotman Medical Center

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Brotman Medical Center
Prospect Medical Holdings
Location Culver City, California, United States
Care system Private
Funding For-profit hospital
Hospital type Community
Affiliated university None
Emergency department Basic, physician on duty
Beds 420
Founded 1924
Lists Hospitals in California

Brotman Medical Center (BMC) is a hospital in Culver City, California, USA.


The hospital was founded in 1924 by David M. Brotman.[1] On September 1, 2005, Brotman Medical Center changed owners. The new owners are a group led by Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc.[1]

Brotman Medical Center filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2007. It emerged in 2009.[2]

Celebrity patients[edit]

In 1989, boxing champion Sugar_Ray_Robinson died at Brotman Medical Center at the age of 67.[3]

In 1991, three-time Grammy winner Rev._James_Cleveland, known as the "King of Gospel" and producer of Aretha Franklin's album Amazing Grace, died at Brotman Medical Center.[4][5]

In 2001, actor Carroll O'Connor, died at Brotman Medical Center.[6]


In 2013, Jose Muniz, a 79-year-old Alzheimer’s patient was reported missing from the facility and was later found dead in the surf at [Playa del Rey].[7] The incident raised questions about the use of a "patient overflow area" at the hospital.[8][9]

In 2013, another embarrassing incident for the hospitals, reports emerged of discarded confidential medical records allegedly found in a nearby Culver City park dumpster that revealed details of Michael Jackson's treatment following the Pepsi commercial accident in 1984.[10][11]


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Coordinates: 34°01′22″N 118°23′51″W / 34.02278°N 118.39750°W / 34.02278; -118.39750