Doctor charged in death of woman at Einstein hospital

A doctor who died at Einstein Medical Center has been charged with homicide and involuntary manslaughter in the death of a woman at the hospital, the city said Friday.

Dr. Michael E. Eisenberg, 53, of Westlake Village, was charged with involuntary manslaughter of Dr. Lillian Hines, 30, of Los Angeles, and the other person was charged as a result of Eisenberg’s negligence, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office said in a statement.

Hines died after being transported to Einstein Medical Centers on Sept. 12, the office said.

Eisenberg, who has been in his practice at Einstein since 1995, was on leave at the time, the statement said.

He is scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on Aug. 28.

The incident occurred about 1:40 p.m.

Sept. 13 at Einstein, a high-rise complex on the campus of the University of California, said L.A. Police Department spokeswoman Cpl.

Monica Hensley.

Hines died at the scene.

Einstein Medical Center, a university medical center that is located in a shopping center, has three separate hospitals, one in Los Angeles and two in Beverly Hills.

The other is in Pasadena.

The University of Southern California Medical Center is located on the USC campus.