Located at 231 East 15th Street in North Vancouver, the Lions Gate Hospital has been in operation on the North Shore since 1961. The hospital is a part of Vancouver Coastal Health which acts as the governing authority in Vancouver and on the North Shore.
The Lions Gate Hospital has a wide range of provided services, from generalized to highly specialized. The Hospital has 335 beds, 7 operating rooms, a trauma centre and a wide variety of diagnostic services and equipment. It is considered to be the 4th busiest hospital in Greater Vancouver and has one of five neurosurgery centres in British Columbia.
Services offered at this Hospital range from maternity services and orthopedics to podiatry and nuclear medicine.The hospital is associated with the University of British Columbia.
The hospital has undergone multiple renovations over its lifetime, including major additions as part of the Jim Pattison Emergency Centre in 2009 and a 62 million dollar expansion in 2012 which features new mental health facilities and space for the University of British Columbia faculty of Medicine.
The Lions Gate Hospital Foundation
has raised and invested $70 million in new medical equipment, facility improvements, education and research over the past 30 years with an ongoing vision to inspire giving and support in health care.