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Shriners Hospitals for Children - Los Angeles


Steven Brand
3160 Geneva Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
United States

(213) 368-3308 (Phone)
(213) 639-3400 (Fax)

Yoshio Setoguchi, M.D., Director
3160 Geneva Street
Los Angeles, CA 90020
United States

(213) 388 3151 (Phone)
(213) 387 7528 (Fax)

Type of Organization

Type: 501C-3

Service Areas

Regions: Africa, North America, Middle East, Europe, Asia
Countries: Primary region is Southern California, Southern Nevada, Arizona & New Mexico. In addition Northern Mexico and work with 17 countries around the world. Children are referred to us for treatment through various organizations from around the world with specific areas in Russia, Lithauania, Middle Eastern countries of Turkey, Egypt, Pakistan, Africa and Iran. From the Far East Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Phillipines, Korea and China.
Specific cities, regions, or groups of people: We conduct outreach clinics in Las Vegas, Phoenix, Tucson, Albuquerque and Hobbs New Mexico, Tjuania, Ensenada and Hermosillo in Northern Mexico
Age Group: Children
Fees Charged: No

Services Provided

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Education, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Medical / Surgical Care, Rehabilitation / Training
There is a facility/physical building for patient care at the specified location.
Accomodations for volunteers near or at the specified location.


Financial Assistance

Volunteers: Lay Persons

Materials, Components, and Equipment: New, Equipment

General Background Information

Historical Information
Founded in 1922 by Shriners
Annual average volunteer participation: 230
Total recipients of care to date: 40,000
Annual average recipients of care: 2,000

Financial Information
Organization does NOT provide funding for volunteers.
Volunteer does NOT need to raise individual funds for all expenses.
Currently and Historically, the organization's funding and contributions have come from:
        Business: 0%
        Government: 0%
        Individuals: 98%
        Personal: 0%
        Other: 2%

Mission Statement
Shriners Hospitals for Children - Los Angeles is dedicated to providing personalized, developmentally appropirate care for children with Orthopaedic and Burn Reconstruction needs free of charge regardless of race, sex, creed or naitonal origin. Our staff is committed to assisting patients within the context of their family and community; achieve self-reliance and personal growth while being actively engaged as "Healthcare Leaders", in providing education and research within our community. We honor diversity, encourage open discussion and respect the parent and child's right to participate in the planning of their care. We recognize that excellence in patient care is the result of an interdisciplinary effort requiring collaboration from all members of the health care team. We hold ourselves accountable for demonstrating performance improvement in all aspects of care while caring for the child, family and our staff.

Additional Information & Comments

Chronic conditions we treat include Cerebral Palsy, Myelodysplasia, Arthrogryopsis, Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis. All of these programs have multidisciplinary outpatient clinic treatment.

In addition we treat children with congenital or traumatic injuries to the limbs including amputations of the limbs as a result of birth defects and traumatic injuries caused by accidents, land mines injuries.

Our post-acute plastic reconstructive program for children who have sustained injuries due to fire, acid, scalding water and electricity. We also treat simple cleft lip and palate, microtias, hemangomas and hairy nevus.

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