Dignity Health - Glendale Memorial Hospital

Glendale Memorial Hospital

Glendale Memorial Hospital is a hospital that offers many services, including diagnostic imaging, emergency services, and orthopedics. Visit Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital located at 1420 S. Central Ave., Glendale, CA. This Glendale hospital is one of the best in California. As part of the Dignity Health network, Dignity Health – Glendale Memorial Hospital is dedicated to delivering high quality, compassionate care and access to Glendale and nearby communities.

We are Dignity Health, and We’re Here to Help

Hello. We welcome the chance to help you feel your best. Excellent, affordable health care, delivered with compassion, is what we stand for. Since our founding in 1986, we’ve made it our goal to create environments that meet each patient’s physical, mental, and spiritual needs. We also believe this healing philosophy promotes the wellbeing of our staff and the places they serve.

Dignity Health is made up of more than 60,000 caregivers and staff who deliver excellent care to diverse communities in 21 states. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is the fifth largest health system in the nation and the largest hospital provider in California.

Through teamwork and innovation, faith and compassion, advocacy and action, we endeavor every day to keep you happy, healthy, and whole.



Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Downtown, the Museum of Neon Art showcases light-based, kinetic and electric art, plus vintage neon signs. Brand Park has trails and the 19th-century Doctor’s House Museum and Gazebo. The Verdugo Mountains offer equestrian routes and hilltop lookouts. Northeast, trails run through rugged Deukmejian Wilderness Park in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains.

Things to do:
  • Museum of neon art
  • Glendale galleria
  • Brand park & Forest Lawn memorial park
  • Hiking along the Verdugo mountain range
  • Golfing at Scholl canyon golf club
  • Live performances at Glendale centre theatre, the Alex theatre
  • Variety of restaurants and breweries including: Raffi’s mediterranean, Granville, Foxy’s restaurant, Breward beer company


Please find our Medical Director and other key staff and personnel at the Emergency Department of Glendale Memorial Hospital.


Dr. Brigeli Westerband

Medical Director

Dr. Agron

Founder & CEO

Michael S. Agron, M.D. is the CEO of Emergency Medical Management, Inc. (EMMA). He has been an Emergency Medicine physician since 1976. Dr. Agron graduated from the University of Virginia Medical School in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1975. Thereafter, he went to UCLA for internship & residency. He became board certified in 1988 & re-certified in 1998, 2008 & 2018. He is a dedicated Emergency Room physician who spent 40 plus years working as a provider to families in Southern California at various hospitals. He has been past president of Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Association & he has chaired & or participated in numerous committees at several hospitals. Dr. Agron created EMMA in 2002 with the goal of staffing the Emergency Rooms with high quality, passionate providers delivering the best possible care & keeping ultimate patient satisfaction. In his spare time, Dr. Agron likes to collect antiques & spend time with his granddaughters.


Dr. Giordano

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Giordano has been in Emergency & Critical Care since 1991 in many different capacities. He spent over a decade as a mobile ICU, trauma resuscitation, flight & ER RN before moving on to a directorship over ER/ICU. in 2004 he then completed his Master's Degree as a nurse practitioner. Steve worked full-time at the bedside as an ER NP from 2004 to 2013. Shortly after being promoted to Chief Operating Officer, he completed his doctorate degree (DNP). He continues to work clinically to maintain his skills, but the majority of his time is spent running logistics, regulatory compliance & clinical operations for EMMA. Under his leadership, EMMA has dramatically cut length of stay & patients who leave without being seen to levels far below regulatory benchmarks. Dr. Giordano has helped hospitals contracted with EMMA achieve 5-star ratings from CMS, A-grades from the Leapfrog Group & rank in the top decile for Sepsis compliance & outcomes. Steve loves spending time with his family, mountain biking & anything related to fitness.