Norwalk, California
(562) 868-3751

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Credentialing

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in applying to Coast Plaza Hospital, a member of Avanti Health System, LLC. Here you will find information about steps required to gain credentials at our facility.

To expedite the credentialing process, please follow the steps below to initiate the application process. Please contact Medical Staff Services at 562-868-3751 x2200 to obtain copies of the documents mentioned below.

Step 1: Minimum Qualifications

Contact the Medical Staff Services Office
Mariela Alferez, Medical Staff Coordinator
Email: malferez@avantihospitals.com 
 Direct: 562-868-3751 x2200

Step 2: Initial Application  

Once you've met the minimum qualifications, download and complete the appropriate initial application. When your application fee is received, the Medical Staff Services Office will contact you with a few additional instructions.

  • Initial Application for Physicians (PDF)
  • Initial Application for Allied Health Professionals (PDF)
  • Please include the application fee of $250, made payable to ‘Medical Staff of CPH’

To start the application process, please include the application fee of $250.00, made payable to ‘Coast Plaza Hospital Medical Staff’.

Step 3: Delineation of Privileges

Contact the Medical Staff Services Office
Mariela Alferez, Medical Staff Coordinator
Email: malferez@avantihospitals.com 
 Direct: 562-868-3751 x2200

Step 4: Submit application

Please submit all documents specified in steps 2 and 3 to:

Coast Plaza Hospital
 Att: Medical Staff Services Office
13100 Studebaker Road
Norwalk, CA 90650-2531

Once we receive your completed application materials and fee, we will review the application and start the verification process. The verification process and Medical Staff approval process can take up to 90 days. Please note that submitting an incomplete application will cause a delay in the processing of your application.