Good Samaritan Hospital (Los Angeles)

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PIH Health 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
Affiliated universityKeck School of Medicine of USC
ListsHospitals in California

PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital is a hospital in Los Angeles, California. The hospital has 408 beds. In 2019 Good Samaritan joined the PIH Health network.[1][2]


In 1885, Sister Mary Wood 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 died at the hospital on November 25, 1916. Actress Jean Harlow died of kidney disease at the hospital at age 26 at 11:37 AM on June 7, 1937.

Presidential candidate United States Senator Robert F. Kennedy died at the hospital early in the morning of June 6, 1968, 25 hours after he was shot at the Ambassador Hotel.

In 1996, the hospital's neonatal intensive care unit was featured in Visiting... with Huell Howser Episode 401.[4]

In 2011, Becker's Hospital Review listed Good Samaritan Hospital under 60 Hospitals With Great Orthopedic Programs.[5]

In 2019 the hospital joined the PIH Health network becoming the third hospital in the network which includes PIH Health Hospital-Whittier and PIH Health Hospital-Downey.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Good Samaritan Hospital Joins PIH Health Network - PIH Health".
  2. ^ a b "About Good Samaritan Hospital". Archived from the original on May 2, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2007.
  3. ^ "Facts about Good Samaritan Hospital". Archived from the original on May 2, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2007.
  4. ^ "Babies – Visiting (401) – Huell Howser Archives at Chapman University".
  5. ^ "1 - Page 2".