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new Lompoc doctors

Lompoc Valley Medical Center is actively working to increase community access to a stable group of quality physicians. Several new primary-care and specialist physicians have been recruited to come to Lompoc.

Jim Raggio

As I approached retirement at the end of 2018, I attended my last BETA Healthcare Group and District Hospital Leadership Forum board meetings. 

The community should be very proud that Lompoc Valley Medical Center was a founding member of both organizations.


New Foundation Board of Trustee Members

During its annual meeting in late 2018, the Lompoc Hospital District Foundation welcomed a new slate of Foundation Trustees and Executive Board members. The Foundation, a 501c (3) non-profit organization, works with Lompoc Valley Medical Center to enhance the healthcare services in the region, and also the help educated and inform residents of Lompoc about healthcare-related topics.

North H Center Leadership

As Sansum Clinic struggled to keep its Lompoc urgent care open, LVMC’s Emergency Department felt the impact. 


new board members swearing in

The new year also brings a new look to the Lompoc Valley Medical Center Board of Directors. In last November’s election, voters chose three new trustees to help guide the organization.

ccc employees

Two Comprehensive Care Center employees are being recognized for their excellence in long-term care. CCC Administrator Katie Ellis nominated Director of Staff Development Myralda “My” Hulsizer for the California Association of Health Facilities “Nurse of the Year” award. Another honoree was Quality Improvement/Clinical Analyst Danielle Anzaldo, who was nominated as a CAHF Facility Super Star.


Ed Villapando

At Lompoc Valley Medical Center: Hematology-Oncology, Pharmacy Technician Ed Villapando is quite literally the man behind the door. That’s because, in a busy practice fronted by oncologist Dr. Donna Walker and her staff, Ed is rarely seen by the hundreds of patients he helps. As a pharmacy technician, Ed is responsible for preparing and dispensing chemotherapy and IV medications for patients.

Lompoc Health - North H Center

On January 1, 2019, Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC) will complete the purchase of the Sansum Multi-Specialty Clinic building located at 1225 North H Street.  LVMC will immediately rename the building as "Lompoc Health — North H Center".