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Lompoc ER Posts From Yelp

4/27/2017 Cady D, San Jose:

This place is horrible. The nurses in the ER are condescending and rude. What happened to bed side manner? Their triage skills are less than par. If I wasn’t dizzy I would have driven 30 miles to the next closest hospital. I am a medical professional myself and the way the nurses are here I would not want to be associated with.

4/24/17 Oscar L., Lompoc:yelp on Lompoc ER

Really horrible hospital. Just to find out my son has a mild fever 3 hours waiting. Rather drive to Santa Barbara. I told the Dr. what if he gets a high fever. Dr said to my wife.  “… that’s why I don’t have kids.”  That’s what the Dr. said.

6/11/2017 Natalie O., Lompoc:

If I can rate it zero stars I would… Recently my dad went in because he was not feeling well & they said nothing was wrong with him. They said he had an infection but did not give him any meds. The doctor wrote on his report he was not exactly sure what happened to him. Again very unprofessional… then the next day he went in again because he was not feeling well and another doctor was in and there was obviously something wrong with my dad they transported him to Santa Barbara & he is now currently in ICU…. If you are ever sick I recommend you go to any other hospital. I’m sure they will know more than Lompoc Valley Medical Center.

5/5/2017 Danny C., Lompoc

My grandpa went in for a procedure. After the procedure was done and he was waking up from the anesthesia the nurses came and were really nice and told us to wait for the doctor. The doctor was in this room down the hall and the nurse went and told him we were ready to go. Dude took an hour and 30 mins to just come out and speak to us. Nurses also knew we were waiting for a while now so they kept going to the room that he was in and let him know. Dude still didn’t come out... We were just sitting there and my grandpa just wanted to go home and rest. Horrible.

3/1/2017 Miranda S, Lompoc:

This is a horrible hospital, the worst in the county. The staff is inexperienced. The charting is haphazard. Have talked to several nurses who said don’t go there. Despite the gleaming facade, all is not well. It’s dangerous.

8/12/2016 Juan Q., Lompoc

After an accident, I came into the ER with a broken ankle. a broken thumb in one hand and a broken pinky in the other. Was seen by various nurses who at the end of the day didn’t even know how to properly splint my pinky or my thumb. The nurse just kept asking everyone how she supposed to do it but I thought that was your job to know how to do things like this. When I finally saw the hand specialist they were pretty upset because of how bad the splint job was that left my injured thumb and Pinky completely vulnerable to more injury…