Jackie D. Van Blaricum

Welcome to Riverside Community Hospital’s website and thank you for taking the time to learn more about the services we offer. Please take this opportunity to explore the many resources our website has available for your healthcare needs.

At Riverside Community Hospital, we understand that with life comes choices, and when it comes to your health, choosing the right health care provider is important choice. We want to make sure you feel confident that you have made the best choice in our hospital.

Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. Our physicians and staff members are passionate and committed to providing the most comprehensive, quality healthcare to those we serve. Our primary focus is always on patient safety and meeting their expectations while enhancing the patient experience.

Riverside Community Hospital offers a full range of medical services by combining accessibility to the some of the latest advanced technology with trained and skilled physicians. This is vitally important, as it plays a key role in our commitment to patient safety and better patient outcomes. We continue to be a leading healthcare provider in the region as a Comprehensive Stroke Center, designated STEMI (heart attack) receiving center and Level III NICU for high risk pregnancies. We also house the second busiest emergency department and Level I Trauma Center in California.

We are proud of our many nationally recognized accomplishments and accreditations including our recent certification by The Joint Commission and American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) as the first hospital on the West Coast and the second in the nation as a Thrombectomy Capable Stroke Center (TSC). This certification signifies that the hospital meets rigorous standards for performing a specialized surgical procedure for removing a blood clot from the brain during an ischemic stroke. In addition, Riverside Community Hospital has a Five-Star rated orthopedic program and received the Orthopedic Excellence Award by Healthgrades, and a certification from The Joint Commission in total knee and hip replacement. We offer unique services including advanced robotic surgery for complex spinal corrections and deformities, and we are the first hospital in Southern California to use this new advanced technology for multilevel deformity correction.

It is our desire to provide the best care in our region and to be the first choice for all of your healthcare needs. Remember, you don’t have to travel hundreds of miles to receive comprehensive healthcare, it is actually right in your own backyard.

We understand you are seeking our expertise for your health needs; that is why we value the confidence and trust you have placed in us. We are proud of the reputation and relationships we have established in the community, and we are committed to build upon our mission.

Thank you again for choosing us for your healthcare needs. We look forward to serving you.


Jackie D. Van Blaricum
President & CEO
Riverside Community Hospital