About the Hospital

Palmdale Regional Medical Center and the Antelope Valley

The Antelope Valley (AV) includes Lancaster, Palmdale and outlying desert communities, with a total population of approximately 476,845 people. The Antelope Valley is a diverse and highly educated community, with more than 50 percent of its residents having at least some college education.

Palmdale Regional Medical Center (PRMC) serves the region by providing high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities. The hospital features 157 licensed acute care beds, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack), and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department.

The Center for Wound Care provides treatment for people with chronic non-healing wounds. This comprehensive wound-healing service includes hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Palmdale Regional Medical Center is active in the community, and regularly participates with the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, Chambers of Commerce and other civic and governmental groups. PRMC believes in "Community Service Excellence" and supports nonprofit agencies such as the American Cancer Society, United Way, the Antelope Valley Boys and Girls Club and performing arts organizations.

You'll see what a difference service makes at Palmdale Regional Medical Center.

Hear from the CEO

Dick Allen, CEO at Palmdale Regional Medical Center, explains the different treatments provided at the hospital.

Physicians and Staff Committed to Service Excellence

More than 400 physicians are on the medical staff at Palmdale Regional Medical Center. The nursing staff draws on years of clinical experience to provide quality care, and is associated with several area nursing programs.

Facts and Figures

  • 121 licensed beds on opening; currently 157 beds; 239 beds at complete build-out
  • Approximately 800 employees, including nearly 400 RNs and other nursing staff
  • Active medical staff of nearly 400
  • Centers of emphasis include: Emergency Medicine, Surgery (including Robotics), Oncology, Outpatient Rehabilitation Services, Orthopedics, Bariatrics, Cardiology and STEMI Receiving Center and The Center for Wound Care.


Palmdale Regional Medical Center is committed to providing high quality healthcare in a compassionate and efficient manner.


In partnership with the medical staff and community, Palmdale Regional Medical Center will be recognized as the leading provider of innovative healthcare in the region.


P – Progressive
R – Respectful
M – Mentoring
C – Compassionate

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Richard Allen
Chief Executive Officer

Veronica Knudson
Chief Operating Officer

Steven Owens
Chief Nursing Officer

Eileen Fisler
Chief Financial Officer

Bassel Hadaya, MD
Chief of Staff

Sanjaya Khanal, MD
Vice Chief of Staff

Medhi Arani, MD

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Board of

Rick Norris

Mike Fencel
Vice President

Dr. Bassel Hadaya
Chief of Staff

Dennis Shaffer

Donna Gaddis

Jack Seefus

Pradeep Damle, MD

John Yadegar, MD

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Palmdale Regional Medical Center is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc.(UHS), a King of Prussia, PA-based company, that is one of the largest healthcare management companies in the nation.     

Palmdale Regional Medical Center

38600 Medical Center Drive
Palmdale, CA 93551

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