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Why Choose Barlow?

At Barlow Respiratory Hospital, we provide the highest quality respiratory care. Our expert team of Barlow Physicians, Nurses and Therapists draw upon more than a century of respiratory health expertise.

Trusted, Proven, Award Winning

We are the only not-for-profit Long-Term Acute Care Hospital (LTCH) in California.

We specialize in serving patients with chronic critical illness and complex respiratory conditions who are dependent on a ventilator to take their next breath. We were founded in 1902 and are dedicated to achieving the best possible outcomes for quality of life.

  • Our exceptional success rate in weaning patients from ventilators, nearly 60%, is the highest in Los Angeles and among the highest in the nation.
  • We have a legacy of specialized respiratory care and are trusted for our expertise.
  • Our nationally recognized TIPS© Protocol is evidence-based and is proven to help patients regain the ability to breathe on their own.
  • Our Barlow team works with patients and families to achieve the best possible outcomes.
  • Doctors from hospitals throughout Southern California refer their most medically complex and fragile patients to Barlow Respiratory Hospital

Our programs and expertise include:

  • Ventilator Weaning
  • Respiratory Care
  • Wound Care
  • Medically Complex Patients
  • Compassionate, Quality Care

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is Accredited and Award Winning:

  • Joint Commission Accredited for Quality of Care
  • Gold Seal of Approval® for Respiratory Failure Certification awarded by the Joint Commission
  • Passy-Muir Speaking Valve Center of Excellence
  • Quality Respiratory Care Award

Questions? Contact Us

Los Angeles (213) 250-4200
Van Nuys (818) 782-6600
Whittier (562) 698-0811

Refer a Patient

To Refer a Patient, click here, or
Contact our  Admissions Department
CALL 213-202-6878
FAX 213-250-7415
Email BarlowAdmissions@BarlowHospital.org

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Upcoming Events

Dec
18
Mon
8:30 am Barlow Welcomes Breathmobile @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital Williams Hall
Barlow Welcomes Breathmobile @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital Williams Hall
Dec 18 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Barlow Welcomes Breathmobile @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital Williams Hall | Los Angeles | California | United States
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the LAC+USC Medical Center Breathmobile, a mobile health clinic, to serve low-income children with asthma and allergies in the surrounding community. Students from L.A. Unified’s Logan and Castelar Elementary Schools, both close neighbors of Barlow … Continued
Jan
10
Wed
6:00 pm Einstein Lecture 2018: Dr. Shira... @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital
Einstein Lecture 2018: Dr. Shira... @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm
Einstein Lecture 2018: Dr. Shira Doron @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital | Los Angeles | California | United States
Hans E. Einstein, MD Memorial Lecture Dr. Shira Doron Wednesday January 10, 2018 Antimicrobial Stewardship in the Long-Term Care Hospital RSVP TODAY ! About Our Guest Lecturer Dr. Shira Doron Dr. Doran is Attending Physician; Associate Hospital Epidemiologist and Antimicrobial Steward; … Continued
Jan
31
Wed
5:00 pm Freedom From Smoking: You can qu... @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital FREE OF CHARGE
Freedom From Smoking: You can qu... @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital FREE OF CHARGE
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm
Freedom From Smoking: You can quit, we can help! @ Barlow Respiratory Hospital FREE OF CHARGE | Los Angeles | California | United States
Barlow Respiratory Hospital partners with the American Lung Association to present a free, eight-session smoking cessation workshop Freedom from Smoking on the historic Barlow campus next to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Freedom From Smoking workshop starts January 31, 2018 at 5pm … Continued

Barlow Outcomes Book

At Barlow Respiratory Hospital, we focus on successful patient outcomes with a commitment clinical quality and outcomes across the full continuum of care.

Our annual Outcomes Book illustrates our expertise and is built upon our legacy of excellence.

Accreditations & Awards

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and has been awarded the Gold Seal of Approval® demonstrating quality of care, safety, and excellence in our medical staff.

See Our Accreditations and Awards

Who We Help

Your support of the Barlow Foundation allows our physicians, nurses and rehabilitation specialists to provide the high level of care that our patients require. Such care is vital to our patients and their loved ones.

Referrals & Admissions

Patients can be transferred to Barlow Respiratory Hospital from any medical facility in Southern California. We have a legacy of specialized respiratory care and are trusted for our expertise in ventilator weaning.

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