Health Clinics and Hospitals in San Diego
The University of California San Diego Medical Center, RadyChildrens Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla together with Scripps Green Hospital had top national ranking in several specialty areas.
The latest rankings showcased 720 hospitals out of about 5,000 nationwide in 16 adult specialties and 10 pediatric specialties. Whether and how high a hospital was ranked depended largely on data from the federal government. Death rates were considered, as was the procedure volume and the balance of nurses and patients. A survey of physicians, who were asked to name hospitals they consider tops in their specialty, produced a reputation score that was also factored in.
UCSD Medical Center was nationally ranked in six specialties, including cancer, nephrology, diabetes, orthopedics, psychiatry and pulmonology. Rady Children’s Hospital was ranked nationally in 10 pediatric specialties, including cancer, cardiology and heart surgery, diabetes and endocrinology, gastroenterology, neonatology, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, pulmonology and urology.Scripps La Jolla Hospital and Scripps Green Hospital were nationally ranked in heart and heart surgery.
Nine local hospitals had regional high-performance rankings, including UCSD Medical Center, Scripps Memorial La Jolla/Scripps Green Hospital, Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Sharp Memorial Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns, Sharp Hospital Coronado, Pomerado Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas.
Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego is the region’s pediatric medical center serving San Diego, Imperial and southern Riverside counties. Our outstanding team includes more than 900 physicians and more than 1,200 nurses on staff, more than 4,700 employees, more than 500 active volunteers and more than 1,250 Auxiliary members.
Located in the heart of Hillcrest, Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego, is the county’s longest established medical center. Our entire patient care team — from physicians, nurses and clinical support staff, to chaplains and volunteers — is committed to providing the highest quality of care. At our San Diego campus, we offer all levels of care from routine check-ups and primary care to a wide range of specialty services, including a Level I trauma center...