Methodist Hospital in SoCal Receives $7.5M Donation

Methodist Hospital of Southern California in Arcadia received a $7.5 million gift from businessman, financier and Arcadia resident Charles Huang for a new operating room, The Los Angeles Business Journal reports.

The donation is the largest single gift in the hospital’s 119-year history. The hospital was founded in downtown Los Angeles in 1903 by the Women’s Home Missionary Society of the Southern California Conference of the Methodist Church. The current Arcadia hospital campus opened in 1957.

Huang’s donation will go toward the construction of a high-tech operating room that can accommodate sophisticated equipment used to conduct advanced surgical procedures, especially cardiac surgery. Read more.

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