About Us

Lompoc Valley Medical Center, formerly known as Lompoc Healthcare District, was the first operating Healthcare District hospital established in California and was created in 1946 by the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors. The 463-square-mile district includes the city of Lompoc, Mission Hills, Mesa Oaks, Vandenberg Village, a portion of Vandenberg Air Force Base and the area east toward Buellton.


Lompoc Valley Medical Center (LVMC) is governed by a locally elected board of directors and is a political subdivision of the state of California.
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LVMC is the hub of a coordinated health care system.

We provide quality inpatient, outpatient, and long-term healthcare. LVMC offers a variety of inpatient and outpatient services including: physical therapy, hematology/oncology, diagnostic imaging, laboratory services, sleep studies, and primary and specialty care physicians.
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Lompoc Valley Medical Center is regulated, inspected, and/or certified by a number of public and private agencies at the state and federal levels, including the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Licensing and Certification Program (L&C) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). 

Our Core Values

  • Integrity – honesty and maintenance of strong moral principles
  • Respect – acknowledging everyone’s abilities, qualities, and achievements
  • Transparency – open and candid in all our activities
  • Excellence – accepting nothing less than our very best
  • Collaboration – working jointly and professionally in all our activities
  • Stewardship – responsible management of the resources entrusted to us

Our Mission

Lompoc Valley Medical Center is a California Healthcare District committed to providing safe, high quality, compassionate and patient-centered healthcare services to our community.

Our Vision

Lompoc Valley Medical Center, in collaboration with physicians, caregivers and the community, is recognized as a leader in a coordinated healthcare delivery system through the provision of superior quality services in a healing environment. We plan for and act to produce an ever-improving healthy future for those whom we serve.