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Cedars-Sinai physician works locally at Huntington Health, acts globally to provide care

Cedars-Sinai physician works locally at Huntington Health, acts globally to provide care

June 21, 2024

Pasadena otolaryngologist, Karen Linnea Peterson, MD, FACS, with Huntington Health, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, recently traveled to Guatemala with the non-profit organization, Hospital de la Familia, to donate supplies and provide care for patients suffering from nasal, sinus, voice/throat and ear issues. Dr. Peterson specializes in thyroid/parathyroid surgery and voice/swallowing disorders. Together, with a team […]

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Huntington Health provides more than $161 million in community benefits

Huntington Health provides more than $161 million in community benefits

April 2, 2024

As part of its non-profit mission, Huntington Health provides significant benefits to the communities it serves, often in the form of health education, outreach, and low or no-cost hospital care for the uninsured and those with limited means. Every year, Huntington Health submits the Annual Report and Plan for Community Benefit to the Department of […]

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Huntington celebrated Black History Month with first annual Charles Drew blood drive

Huntington celebrated Black History Month with first annual Charles Drew blood drive

March 15, 2024

In celebration of Black History Month in February, Huntington Health recognized the contributions of Black Americans with a monthlong blood drive in honor of Charles Drew, MD, a Black American scientist, and surgeon who was instrumental in developing modern-day blood banks. The blood drive also shed light on the importance of Black blood donors. According […]

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Does my child need an ear, nose and throat (ENT) physician?

Does my child need an ear, nose and throat (ENT) physician?

February 19, 2024

February is Kids ENT (ears, nose and throat) Health Month. ENT specialists, or otolaryngologists, treat and manage conditions of the head and neck. To shine a light on ENT conditions that children experience, ENT specialist Alexis Rieber, MD, with Huntington Health, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, answered our top five questions. 1.  What is the most […]

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Team Tanzania returns to Africa to support the efforts of the Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project

Team Tanzania returns to Africa to support the efforts of the Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project

February 8, 2024

Huntington Health, an affiliate of Cedars Sinai, announced that its volunteers from Team Tanzania recently returned to Africa to support the efforts of the Phil Simon Clinic Tanzania Project (PSCTP). The PSCTP is a nonprofit organization that provides clinical and specialty care, veterinary care, education and social work in East Africa. It also offers a […]

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Huntington Health welcomes new pediatric endocrinologist to Pasadena

Huntington Health welcomes new pediatric endocrinologist to Pasadena

January 29, 2024

Huntington Health, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, announced Pediatric Endocrinologist John Ching, MD, will be providing expanded services at the Huntington Health Physicians (HHP) Pasadena office. Pediatric endocrinologists treat children and adolescents who have hormonal disorders. This includes Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes; growth, puberty, sex development and bone/mineral disorders; obesity; hypoglycemia; and adrenal, parathyroid, […]

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Huntington’s Blood Donor Center Seeks Blood Donations

Huntington’s Blood Donor Center Seeks Blood Donations

January 16, 2024

January is National Blood Donor Month, which spreads awareness about the importance of giving blood and celebrates those who roll up their sleeve to give lifesaving blood to patients in need. Why January? Although the need for blood is year-round, winter is the most difficult time to maintain a sufficient blood supply. Because of this […]

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Local police departments deliver toys and holiday cheer to Huntington pediatric and NICU patients

Local police departments deliver toys and holiday cheer to Huntington pediatric and NICU patients

December 13, 2023

On December 13, the Pasadena Police Air Operations Section and the Foothill Air Support Team (FAST), along with Santa Claus, touched down from the North Pole (via helicopter) to deliver toys to our pediatric and NICU patients! The 18th annual visit was funded through generous contributions from Pasadena Police Department employees and officer associations participating […]

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