Jacobs Medical Center – La Jolla

UC San Diego Health – La Jolla
Jacobs Medical Center

9300 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA 92037

UC San Diego Jacobs Medical Center

Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health is a 245-bed advanced medical center, named in recognition of a $75 million gift from the Joan and Irwin Jacobs family.

The 10-story, 509,500-square-foot facility opened on Nov. 20, 2016. Its medical services include advanced surgery, cancer care, cardiac rehabilitation, clinical trials, birthing options and more. Its striking architectural design is complemented by a 150-piece Healing Arts Collection.

Thornton Pavilion is an inpatient facility that is part of Jacobs Medical Center. It was formerly known as Thornton Hospital.

Learn more about Jacobs Medical Center:

Cardiac Rehabilitation (Floor 1)

Advanced Surgical Care (Floors 2–3)

  • Dedicated to complex surgical procedures, including MRI-guided gene therapy for brain cancer, heated intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for abdominal cancers, complex spine and joint reconstruction, and delicate microsurgery to restore voice and hearing
  • 10 operating rooms (ORs), including a four-OR intraoperative imaging suite with an MRI machine and mobile CT scanner, designed to support the most advanced brain and spine surgeries. The ORs were designed with input from UC San Diego Center for the Future of Surgery.
  • Intensive care unit (ICU) with 36 private rooms, each with a private bathroom and foldout bed for family members

Cancer Care (Floors 4–6)

Women and Infants Care (Floors 8–10)

Building Facts

Medical Services at This Location

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Media Requests

  • For media inquiries, please see  Jacobs Medical Center's media page or contact  Jacqueline Carr, jcarr@ucsd.edu or 619-543-6427

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