No. 1 Hospital in San Diego
UC San Diego Health was
ranked the No. 1 hospital system in the San Diego metro area for 2022-23 by
U.S. News & World Report. We also ranked among the nation's best in 10 adult medical and surgical specialties, more than any hospital system in San Diego.
Five-Star CMS Rating
In 2022, UC San Diego Health received a
five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the quality of our hospital care to Medicare Advantage patients. Only 16 percent of hospitals earned this highest rating.
A's for Hospital Safety
UC San Diego Health's hospitals in La Jolla and Hillcrest once again earned top marks for hospital safety from
The Leapfrog Group in the fall of 2022. The Leapfrog Group is a nonprofit organization that advocates quality, safety and transparency in the nation’s health care system.
Top Teaching Hospitals
UC San Diego Health's hospitals in La Jolla were recognized as among the nation's Top Teaching Hospitals by The Leapfrog Group in 2022. This is the most competitive recognition for excellence in hospital safety and quality. It means we meet the highest standards of patient care in key areas such as medication safety, surgery outcomes and infection prevention.