Visitor waiting areas are located across campus:
- Lundquist Tower, 2nd floor features a large waiting room, where visitors
can gather to wait for loved ones to finish surgery. There is a Patient
Status Board that will provide updates to families using a private patient
- Visitor lounges where friends and family members can relax during a loved
ones' care are located on each floor in the Lundquist Tower.
- Central Tower lobby near the pharmacy
- Surgery Waiting Room, located on the 1st floor of the Central Tower near
the Gift Shop, provides an area where family and friends can wait to speak
with your surgeon after an operation. Each weekday, this area is attended
by a volunteer who will keep your family informed.
- Outpatient Lobby, located in the Outpatient Center across the West Tower,
- North Lobby, located in the north wing near Information Desk. Live piano
performances occur several times each day in the North Lobby for relaxation
Around the Medical Center
The first stop your visitors will want to make is at one of the information
desks within the medical center. A volunteer will direct visitors to patient
rooms or other hospital facilities.
Café and Coffee Bar
Torrance Memorial has several options for
visitor dining. Our Cafés, feature dishes with seasonal local organic produce,
home-made soups and desserts, heart-healthy fare, and much more, at very
reasonable prices. We also serve Starbucks Coffee.
Visit our gift shops, located in the Grand Lobby of the Lundquist Tower
and the 1st floor of the North Wing. It is staffed and operated by members
of the Torrance Memorial Volunteer Auxiliary. The Gift Shop offers books,
gifts, toiletries and flowers. You are also able to order
online or place a phone order by calling 800-906-9909.
For your convenience, ATMs are located in the Grand Lobby near the restrooms
in the Lundquist Tower and the Dining Annex, across the hall from Jared's
Café, located in the Central Tower on the 2nd floor.
Vending machines are located in the Central Tower on the 2nd floor in the
Available on the 1st floor of the Central Tower, near the north wing Gift
Shop, and serves as an area for reflection or meditation. Visitors are
welcome at any time.
The hospital Chapel is located in Lundquist Tower on the 1st floor adjacent
to the Healing Garden. Non-denominational Sunday Chapel Service is offered
at 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM. The general service includes a brief reflection
from the Torrance Memorial Chaplain and an opportunity to submit prayer
request and a moment of silence.
The chaplain is available for non-denominational spiritual support and
consultation during your stay at the medical center. Call 310-325-9110
ext. 6694, from Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Your own clergyman
is also welcome to visit with you at any time.
The Healing Garden, located between the Lundquist Tower and the North Wing,
features seating, water-efficient landscaping and fountains, to help patients,
visitors and staff relieve stress and connect with nature.
Live piano performances occur several times each day in the North Lobby
in the North Wing and the Grand Lobby in the Lundquist Tower for relaxation
Health Resource and Retail Center
HealthLinks, a centralized location for finding health-related information, products
and services. Located in the West Tower on the 1st floor.
Torrance Memorial has a
Lactation Center with two private mothers' rooms. Located in
HealthLinks on the 1st floor in the West Tower.
Blood Donor Center
If you are interested in making a blood donation, please make an appointment with the
Blood Donor Center at 310-517-4647 from Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Tuesday-Thursday 8:00 PM
- 3:30 PM and Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Located on the 2nd floor of the
Cancer Resource Center
Receive free consultations and information about a cancer diagnosis from
an oncology nurse at the
Cancer Resource Center. This valuable service helps patients and families navigate the hospital
and health care system. Located on the 1st floor in the West Tower or
call 310-517-4665 for information.
If need visit our
pharmacy located in the Central Tower on the 1st floor near the main entrance of
the medical center from Monday - Friday 9:00 AM - 5:15 PM and Saturday
- Sunday 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.