Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles)

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Good Samaritan Hospital
Location1225 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles 90017, California, United States
Coordinates34°3′16″N 118°15′55″W / 34.05444°N 118.26528°W / 34.05444; -118.26528Coordinates: 34°3′16″N 118°15′55″W / 34.05444°N 118.26528°W / 34.05444; -118.26528
Care systemPrivate, Not-for-profit
Hospital typeTeaching
Affiliated universityKeck School of Medicine of USC
ListsHospitals in California

Good Samaritan Hospital is a hospital in Los Angeles, California. The hospital has 408 beds.[1]


In 1885, Sister[clarification needed] Mary Wood[disambiguation needed] opened a care facility with just 9 beds. The hospital was historically affiliated with the Episcopal Church, but currently pastoral care services are available for all religions and denominations. The current hospital was built in 1976.[2][3]

Prominent American suffragist Inez Milholland Would die here in November 25, 1916.

Actress Jean Harlow died of kidney disease at this hospital at age 26 at 11:37 AM on June 7, 1937.

Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy died at this hospital early in the morning of June 6, 1968.

On July 28, 2011, Becker's Hospital Review listed Good Samaritan Hospital under 60 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs. [4]

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  1. ^ "About Good Samaritan Hospital". Retrieved 2007-05-01.
  2. ^ Cite error: The named reference Elijah was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  3. ^ "Facts about Good Samaritan Hospital". Retrieved 2007-05-01.
  4. ^ Becker's Hospital Review

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