The list below features
brief descriptions of San Diego's excellent hospitals and specialty
medical facilities. Most of them have physical referral services,
radiology, physical therapy, home health care and patient education.
As is the case in other major metropolitan areas, the health care
industry in San Diego has undergone a series of consolidations,
offered at each hospital may vary from the information presented
below due to partnerships and changes in facilities over the last
6655 Alvarado Rd., San
Diego (619) 287-270 This 231-bed acute-care hospital
serves central and eastern San Diego County.
intensive and critical care units, obstetrics, emergency care, laser
surgery, orthopedics, oncology, reproductive medicine and ambulatory
624 East Elder St.,
Fallbrook (760) 728-1191
Fallbrook Hospital is a
smaller community hospital that serves north inland San Diego
County. This 146-bed general and acute-care facility is a part of
the Community Health System (Brentwood, TN). Services include:
emergency room care, outpatient surgery and cardiac rehabilitation.
of Scripps Clinic
10666 North Torrey
Pines Rd., La Jolla (858) 455-9100
Established in 1977,
Green Hospital is located on Torrey Pines Mesa. This 173 bed
hospital has a staff of more than 800. Its Anderson Outpatient
Pavilion offers outpatient services.
intensive and critical care units, obstetrics/gynecology,
psychiatric care, pediatric services, physical therapy, geriatric
services, oncology, urgent care, arthritis treatment, audiology,
epilepsy surgery, insomnia treatment, in vitro fertilization, organ
and bone marrow transplantation, osteoporosis program, heart, lung
and vascular center.
5555 Grossmont Center
Dr., La Mesa (619) 465-0711
With 450 beds,
Grossmont Hospital is the largest health care provider in East
County. Part of the Sharp HealthCare program, this medical center
serves more than 467,000 residents in its 750-square-mile service
radius. Its David and Donna Long Center for Cancer
treatment and Cardiovascular Diagnosis is an outpatient center
providing day treatment and diagnostic services and was the first of
its kind in San Diego County.
hyperbaric medicine, total joint replacement, wound care, sleep
disorders, cardiovascular institute with chest pain center, senior
resource center, outpatient surgery center and transitional care
San Diego Medical Center
4647 Zion Ave., San
Diego (619) 528-5000 Kaiser Permanente is one of the major health
care networks in the San Diego area. This 928-bed medical center,
along with its 18 regional clinics and outpatient facilities,
provides general and acute medical care. Services include: special
care nursery, cancer registry and oncology, hospice, pediatrics,
general surgery, nuclear medicine, orthopedics, intensive care unit,
urgent and emergency care and geriatric services.
Mary Birch Hospital
3003 Health Center Dr.,
San Diego (858) 541-3400 This 169-bed hospital is the largest
medical center dedicated exclusively to women's health care in San
Diego County. The hospital delivers more babies than any other
hospital in California.
twenty-two labor, delivery and recovery rooms and 61 bed neonatal
intensive care unit.
3030 Bunker Hill St.,
San Diego (858) 274-7721 Mission Bay Hospital is a 128-bed
medical/surgical facility that serves the beach and Clairemont
intensive care unit, 24-hour emergency care, senior behavioral
health, physical therapy, geriatric services and wound care.
555 East Valley Pkwy.,
Escondido (760) 739-3000
A full-service 299-bed
facility, Palomar Medical Center serves the inland area. It boasts
North County's only designated Level I trauma center and sleep lab,
a 24-hour emergency department and the area's finest cardiac,
oncology and general/medical/surgical services. Its Birth Center
provides mothers a home like environment during labor, delivery and
Services include: newly
redesigned pediatric unit, Level II neonatal intensive care unit,
wound care, orthopedics, hospice and continuing care, mental health
unit, sleep disorders unit, home health care and outpatient surgery
through the Escondido Surgery Center.
2400 East Fourth St.,
National City (619) 470-4321 This 236-bed nonprofit acute-care
community hospital is owned and operated by Adventist Health and is
home to the South Bay Rehabilitation Center and West Health Care.
intensive care, 24-hour emergency services, oncology, obstetrics,
pediatrics, senior and family health centers and outpatient surgery.
15615 Pomerado Rd.,
Poway (858) 485-6511 Pomerado Hospital is one of the few medical
centers in California to offer private rooms at semi-private rates.
Pomerado started the first Sexual Assault
(SART) program in San Diego County. This Ill-bed facility is home to
a family-friendly Birth Center, Level II neonatal intensive care
unit and, through Villa Pomerado, offers long-term convalescent
obstetrics and women's services, oncology, cardiology, behavioral
health services, ophthalmology, wound care, outpatient surgery and
chemical dependency treatment.
Hospital Chula Vista
435 H St., Chula Vista
(619) 691-7000 As a 159-bed facility, Scripps Memorial Hospital
Chula Vista serves Chula Vista residents and surrounding southern
San Diego County residents.
intensive care unit, critical care unit, obstetrics/gynecology,
emergency care, oncology,
comprehensive outpatient center,
diabetes education program and neonatal intensive care unit.
354 Santa Fe Dr.,
Encinitas (760) 7546501 The 109-bed Scripps Memorial Hospital
Encinitas is on the coast of San Diego's North County. The hospital
is best known for its Women's Health Pavilion Birthing Suites
and 32-bed rehabilitation center. Services include: intensive care
unit, critical care unit, obstetrics/gynecology, emergency care and
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