About UC San Diego Health System

The Power of Academic Medicine

Message from Margarita Baggett

You’ll find it at work every day with at UC San Diego Heath System, part of the renowned University of California system, one of the most respected education and research institutions in the world.

It’s here that some of the brightest medical and scientific minds collaborate to discover breakthroughs that become the standard at hospitals throughout the country and the world.

In fact, year after year, the prestigious U.S. News & World Report rankings have recognized UC San Diego for its clinical and research excellence in a wide range of specialties, including cancer care, orthopedics, respiratory care and gynecology. Our physicians have also been honored consistently by “The Best Doctors in America,” “America’s Top Doctors” and “San Diego’s Best Doctors.”

Learn more about UC San Diego Health System's recent accomplishments

Clinical Facilities

NCI designated comprehensive cancer center

Superb Clinical Services

Top 100 Places to Work

UC San Diego also offers centers of excellence dedicated to treating

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