A Message From Our CEO
Hello, my name is Herbert Villafuerte and I am the CEO of Garfield Medical
Center. It is my duty to ensure that the care you receive is of the highest
quality available. The mission of Garfield Medical Center is to provide
world-class healthcare to our diverse community with compassion, safety,
efficiency and service excellence. We are able to accomplish this through
a careful integration of services with our community partners to serve
you every day.
We are a 210-bed acute care hospital that has been serving the San Gabriel
Valley for almost one hundred years. Our facility provides from high-end
cardiac and neurosurgical surgeries to emergent, maternal-child, urological,
as well robotics surgery through the use of the latest technology available.
Our cardiac program prides itself by providing diagnostic, interventional,
and open heart services to the community. As a designated Heart Attack
receiving facility by the Los Angeles County, our state-of-the-art cardiac
catheterization laboratories treat over 1200 cases annually. Patients
suffering from acute heart attacks are brought to our facility for immediate
treatment. Our recognized open heart program treats patients requiring
valve replacement, coronary bypass, or a combination of such.
Garfield Medical Center is also a designated Primary Stroke Center. Patients
suffering from stroke symptoms can be treated at our facility. The addition
of our Biplane room gives us the ability to remove vein obstructions in
the brain thus restoring function to patients when intervention is done timely.
Garfield Medical Center has the pleasure of working with over 500 highly-skilled
physicians. I want to take this opportunity as well to thank our community
for supporting us during the Covid-19 pandemic. The outpouring of support
in both personal protective equipment as well as other supplies helped
us fulfilled our mission while keeping our employees safe.
I would like to welcome you to Garfield Medical Center as your hospital
of choice in the San Gabriel Valley.