Purple Book

6-8pm M-F; 2-4pm and 6-8pm weekends
Please note during COVID protocol, these hours are daily from 6-7pm for ONE adult visitor per evening and are subject to change.


General Inpatient Contacts and Guidelines


  • Medical Director: Dr. Artha Gillis, MD, PhD p30820
  • Inpatient Chief: Dr. Morrison Steel (CF2) 989-444-9124
  • Dietitian: Noor Hoda Nakimjavadi, RD p95599
  • Social Worker: Colleen McCord, LCSW 310-267-9196
  • Occupational Therapist/Coordinator of Admissions: Leah Parrent, OTR/L 310-948-8170
  • Recreational Therapist: Rod Adnitt, CTRS 310-267-9161
  • LAUSD Teacher: Jason Williams 310-267-9167
  • Nurse Manager: Lorraine Garcia-Teague 310-267-9176
  • Assistant Nurse Manager: Quan Phan 310-267-3476
  • Nursing Team: 310-267-7373
  • AN I (Nursing Team Leader): Ashley Barbee
  • Nursing Staff: Sam Ferdosian, Roxy Gilmore, Lindsay Hall, Kelly Maher, Jari Pohankova, Anne Rupp, Karen Salvador, Sara Vaghar, Nichole Wylie