One Place Is Ready.
As the only academic health system in the region, UC San Diego Health System delivers outstanding patient care through commitment to the community, groundbreaking research and inspired teaching.
In 2013, UC San Diego Health System ranked #1 in San Diego with national rankings in 10 out of 16 specialties in U.S. News and World Report’s 24th annual “America’s Best Hospitals” issue – placing it among the country’s most prestigious institutions.
This is an incredible accomplishment! Being recognized as a top hospital both locally and nationally reflects the extraordinary talents and expertise of our physicians, nurses and staff – all of whom put patients first. UC San Diego Health System is one place that can offer you and your family medical treatments not available elsewhere in the region. And we don’t just treat disease – we treat you.
Our physicians – who number more than 850 – are acknowledged as leaders in their fields of medicine and surgery. Each year, many of them are named as “Top Docs” in San Diego Magazine’s “Physicians of Exceptional Excellence” annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society.
UC San Diego Health System, along with UC San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are part of University of California, San Diego Health Sciences. In just over four decades, it has gained international recognition as one place where discoveries are delivered – bringing breakthroughs from the research lab bench to patients’ bedsides.
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