About Us

Welcome to Memorial Hospital of Gardena in Southern California – where each life is our priority.

We are a 172 bed hospital with 103 acute beds and 69 sub-acute beds. We are accredited by the Joint Commission and are licensed providers for the Medicare and Medi-Cal programs, along with many HMO’s, PPO’s and managed care organizations. We offer a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services designed to meet the needs of our patients.

MHG Team

We have been serving our community for over 50 years providing a wide range of services including Nursing Care, Sub-Acute Care, OB/Gyn and 24-hour Emergency Services. Our Emergency Department physicians are on duty 24 hours a day, seven days a week. So if you have a medical emergency don’t hesitate to come to our conveniently located Emergency Department for prompt and efficient care. If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.

We provide transportation to patients needing outpatient testing or surgical procedures at our facility. For further information please call us at (310) 532-4200.

Our Hospital Leadership is committed to providing affordable, high-quality healthcare services to our community with consistency and compassion. Continue reading to learn more about our Leadership.

Kevan Metcalfe

Chief Executive Officer

With more than 20 years of hospital leadership experience, Kevan Metcalfe is a well-respected member of the management team. He most recently served as Chief Administrative Officer with Avanti Corporate before coming to MHG. Kevan’s background includes experience as a CEO, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Nursing Officer in both For-Profit and Faith Based Not-For Profit Healthcare systems. Additionally, Kevan was president of a healthcare management consulting company, where he advised facilities and systems on Strategic Plan Development, Hospital Operational Improvement, Leadership Development, Market Assessment. His primary focus is assisting hospitals in providing patient centric healthcare to the community.

Kevan is a Fellow of The American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE). He holds an MBA from the Florida Institute of Technology and a BSc in Nursing from the Florida Southern College.

Board of Directors

Gregory Ginsburg, MD

Gregory Ginsburg, MD

Pacific Surgical Institute

Alfonso Baez, MD

Alfonso Baez, MD

Manish Mehta, MD

Manish Mehta, MD

Skyline Urology

Ashok Kumar, MD

Ashok Kumar, MD

ACE Medical Group and Chief of Staff at MHG

Martha Vidal, MD

Martha Vidal, MD

Vidal Medical Clinic

Shrikant Tamhane, DO

Shrikant Tamhane, DO

South Bay Family Medical Clinic

Gene Hale

Gene Hale

Chief Executive Officer, G & C Equipment Corporation

Audrie Echnoz

Audrie Echnoz

Executive Director, Gardena-Carson YMCA

Lavonna Lewis

Lavonna Lewis

Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs, USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Ruben Jauregui

Ruben Jauregui

Principle, St. Paul Financial Co-founder, Synergy Medical Management Systems

Wanda Morris

Wanda Morris

Director of Nursing, El Camino College

Michael Saffell

Michael Saffell

Lieutenant – Professional Standards Bureau and Special Operations Bureau, Gardena Police Department

Donya Webb

Donya Webb

Director of Development, American Red Cross, Greater Long Beach Chapter

Memorial Hospital of Gardena Receives Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) for its Geriatric Emergency Department.

MHG received its Bronze Standard/Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA) from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).

Named South Bay's Favorite Hospital by the readers of the Daily Breeze

The votes are in! Memorial Hospital of Gardena has been named 2018 South Bay’s Favorite Hospital by the readers of the Daily Breeze. We thank all of the readers that took the time to vote and select us as “A Favorite!”

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