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.

Kathy Wojno

Administrator

With more than 20 years of hospital leadership experience, Kathy Wojno is respected by a wide range of functional healthcare groups from frontline workers to senior executives. She has participated in over 100 hospital regulatory surveys in California and Arizona and played a key role in the implementation of successful Open Heart and Stroke programs. Kathy is a member of the Association of California Nurse Leaders and serves on the Member Experience Committee. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. Kathy holds a MSN from California State University and is Board Certified through the American Nurses Credential Center for Nurse Executive, Advanced.

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

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!”