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Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has over 50 years of experience providing
quality care for persons with physical disabilities. In the 1950's, Rancho Los Amigos made
its transition to rehabilitative care with the waning of the polio epidemic, refocusing the
team treatment approach developed to address polio on the rehabilitation of persons with
disabling injury and illness.
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center is internationally renowned in the field
of medical rehabilitation, consistently ranked in the top Rehabilitation Hospitals in the
United States by
U.S.News and World Report.
It is one of the largest comprehensive rehabilitation
centers in the United States. Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center is licensed
for 395 beds, providing patient care services through a patient's recovery, rehabilitation and
Rancho cares for approximately 4,000 inpatients and conducts 78,000 outpatient visits annually.
The medical staff is composed of physicians and dentists representing the major medical,
surgical and dental specialties required for the
care of the catastrophically disabled.
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center has been a pioneer in the
interdisciplinary team approach to patient care. Patients are treated by highly specialized
teams dedicated to specific disability categories such as spinal cord injury, brain injury,
etc. This allows caregivers to develop an expertise unmatched in the Region. This level of
expertise is supported by millions of dollars in grant and research monies administered by
the Los Amigos Research and Education
Institute, Inc. (LAREI).
As a branch campus of the University of Southern California, Rancho Los Amigos is
affiliated with its Schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Allied Health professions. It also
affiliates with colleges and universities across the United States for training in the
Rancho is accredited by
The Joint Commission
Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
Page last updated January 1, 2011
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