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St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, not-for-profit hospital located in Fullerton, California.Established by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange in 1957, St. Jude provides exceptional care and is one of Southern California's most respected and technologically advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, lifesaving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center Statistics for Calendar Year 2017

  • 17,634 admissions (including newborns)
  • 15,053 surgeries
  • 2,380 babies born
  • 72,249 emergency department visits
  • 449,809 outpatient visits (excluding emergency department)
  • 320 licensed beds
  • 629 physicians
  • 2,373 employees (full time and part time)


Widely recognized for its expertise, St. Jude’s areas of specialty include breast care, cancer, cardiac, maternity, orthopedics, rehabilitation and neurosciences/stroke.

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