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Awards & Distinctions

In recognition of delivering outstanding patient care, Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center has received the following awards and distinctions:

  • Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award
  • Fully accredited by The Joint Commission


  • Emergency Care
    • Orange County Emergency Medical Services Designated Cardiovascular (STEMI) Receiving Center and Stroke Neurosurgical Receiving Center
  • Stroke Care
    • The Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
    • The Joint Commission Certified Thrombectomy-Capable Stroke Center – Third in California
    • American Heart Association/American Stroke Association 2019 Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award and Target: Stroke Elite Plus Honor Roll
  • Heart Care
    • American Heart Association 2019 Get With The Guidelines - Heart Failure Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
    • U.S. News and World Report – High Performing Hospital in Heart Failure
  • Pediatric Care
    • California Children’s Services Certified Pediatric Unit and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit – One of only two hospitals in Orange County
  • Neonatal Care
    • California Children’s Services Certified Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
    • Baby-Friendly Designated Hospital
  • Weight Loss Surgery
    • American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery – Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accredited – Comprehensive with Adolescent Center
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Distinction Center + Comprehensive Center Designation
    • Optum Clinical Sciences Institute Bariatric Center of Excellence Designation
  • Diabetes Care
    • The Joint Commission Certified Inpatient Diabetes
    • American Diabetes Association Recognized Diabetes Self-Management Education
  • Cancer Care
    • Commission on Cancer Accredited Cancer Program