Clinical Departments

Providing university-level patient care at Keck-affiliated hospitals and clinics

The Keck School of Medicine is part of Keck Medicine of USC, the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise and one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area.

This includes the Keck Medical Center of USC, composed of the Keck Hospital of USC and the USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The two world-class, USC-owned hospitals are staffed by more than 500 physicians who are faculty at the Keck School. Together, the school’s faculty and residents serve more than 1.5 million patients each year at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, as well as USC-affiliated hospitals Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center.

Department of Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology supports the busiest trauma service in the U.S., at LAC+USC, as well as the clinical activities of Keck Hospital of USC. As the field of anesthesiology grows increasingly specialized, our faculty teaches toward these concentrations, including cardiac anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, pain management and organ transplantation.

Department of Dermatology

The Department of Dermatology is one of the nation’s leading academic dermatologic centers, ranking among the top 25 in the U.S. in NIH research funding.

Department of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine has the responsibility for initial triage, evaluation and management of up to 500 patients daily at LAC+USC Medical Center.

Department of Family Medicine

The primary objective of the Department of Family Medicine is to prepare future generations of primary care leaders to treat patients across their lifespans.

Department of Medicine

The largest department at the Keck School, the Department of Medicine focuses on cutting-edge research, exceptional clinical care and world-class educational programs.

Department of Neurology

The goal of the Department of Neurology is to reduce the burden of neurological disorders on humankind through research, education and patient care. Department faculty includes MDs, MD/PhDs, PhDs, 16 residents and seven fellows, with three accredited fellowship programs and more than 100 research technicians, research and clinical nurses, and other support staff.

Department of Neurological Surgery

The Department of Neurological Surgery is dedicated to developing subspecialty expertise within the field of neurological surgery.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Our nationally recognized Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes specialties in high-risk pregnancy, reproduction genetics, breast disease, infertility, contraception and cancer.

Department of Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology continues to be ranked among the top 15 ophthalmology programs in the country by both U.S. News & World Report and Ophthalmology Times.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is one of the most comprehensive orthopaedic programs in the U.S., offering a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

We are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care for a wide range of disorders affecting the head and neck, working with diverse populations across Los Angeles.

Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the U.S., providing diagnostic laboratory services for the LAC+USC Medical Center and Keck Medical Center.

Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics is composed of faculty members at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, LAC+USC and the College Health facility on USC’s University Park Campus.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences integrates science, medicine, education, psychology and behavioral health into a prominent clinical and research department.

Department of Radiation Oncology

The Department of Radiation Oncology is led by physicians from the best radiation programs in the country. Residents work directly with patients and participate in specialized research projects.

Department of Radiology

The Department of Radiology provides imaging services at three major institutions (LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center).

Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing quality patient care and advanced educational programs, as well as conducting innovative research that will advance the future of surgical practice.

Department of Urology

The Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology provides a complete range of subspecialties to patients at the USC Institute of Urology.

Department of Anesthesiology

The Department of Anesthesiology supports the busiest trauma service in the U.S., at LAC+USC, as well as the clinical activities of Keck Hospital of USC. As the field of anesthesiology grows increasingly specialized, our faculty teaches toward these concentrations, including cardiac anesthesia, neuroanesthesia, pain management and organ transplantation.

Department of Emergency Medicine

The Department of Emergency Medicine has the responsibility for initial triage, evaluation and management of up to 500 patients daily at LAC+USC Medical Center.

Department of Medicine

The largest department at the Keck School, the Department of Medicine focuses on cutting-edge research, exceptional clinical care and world-class educational programs.

Department of Neurological Surgery

The Department of Neurological Surgery is dedicated to developing subspecialty expertise within the field of neurological surgery.

Department of Ophthalmology

The Department of Ophthalmology continues to be ranked among the top 15 ophthalmology programs in the country by both U.S. News & World Report and Ophthalmology Times.

USC Tina and Rick Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery

We are dedicated to providing state-of-the-art care for a wide range of disorders affecting the head and neck, working with diverse populations across Los Angeles.

Department of Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics is composed of faculty members at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, LAC+USC and the College Health facility on USC’s University Park Campus.

Department of Radiation Oncology

The Department of Radiation Oncology is led by physicians from the best radiation programs in the country. Residents work directly with patients and participate in specialized research projects.

Department of Surgery

The Department of Surgery is dedicated to providing quality patient care and advanced educational programs, as well as conducting innovative research that will advance the future of surgical practice.

Department of Dermatology

The Department of Dermatology is one of the nation’s leading academic dermatologic centers, ranking among the top 25 in the U.S. in NIH research funding.

Department of Family Medicine

The primary objective of the Department of Family Medicine is to prepare future generations of primary care leaders to treat patients across their lifespans.

Department of Neurology

The goal of the Department of Neurology is to reduce the burden of neurological disorders on humankind through research, education and patient care. Department faculty includes MDs, MD/PhDs, PhDs, 16 residents and seven fellows, with three accredited fellowship programs and more than 100 research technicians, research and clinical nurses, and other support staff.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Our nationally recognized Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology includes specialties in high-risk pregnancy, reproduction genetics, breast disease, infertility, contraception and cancer.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is one of the most comprehensive orthopaedic programs in the U.S., offering a multidisciplinary approach to diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation.

Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology is one of the largest pathology departments in the U.S., providing diagnostic laboratory services for the LAC+USC Medical Center and Keck Medical Center.

Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences integrates science, medicine, education, psychology and behavioral health into a prominent clinical and research department.

Department of Radiology

The Department of Radiology provides imaging services at three major institutions (LAC+USC Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center).

Department of Urology

The Catherine and Joseph Aresty Department of Urology provides a complete range of subspecialties to patients at the USC Institute of Urology.