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Mission Statement

Barlow Respiratory Hospital is a not-for-profit, long-term, acute care, specialty healthcare organization that improves the quality of life for patients with respiratory and other diseases that may require prolonged acute hospitalization or specialized treatment in the Southern California region. The hospital serves a s a resource within the healthcare community and the community-at-large by adhering to standards of excellence in patient care, research and education.

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Barlow Respiratory Hospital was founded in 1902 by Dr. Walter jarvis Barlow as a tuberculosis sanatorium. The hospital is still located in its original location on Stadium Way in Elysian Valley next to Dodger Stadium.

Since it's founding, Barlow Respiratory Hospital has evolved into a 105-bed, long-term, acute care hospital with satellite facilities in Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital (Whittier) and Valley Presbyterian Hosptial (Van Nuys).

Today, the hospital is recognized as one of the nation's leading centers for treating pulmonary diseases and for clinical research.

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http://www.barlowhospital.org

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