San Diego, like much of California, is home to some of the best healthcare systems in the country. Tied for #1 in San Diego and #6 in the region are Scripps La Jolla Hospitals and the University of California San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center. Both health systems have their respective strengths. Scripps La Jolla ranks high in 7 adult specialties, including #10 in the nation for orthopedics, while the University of San Diego Health-Jacobs Medical Center ranks #22 in neurology, #13 in geriatrics, and #10 in pulmonology as ranked by US News.
For children, one of the best options in the country for pediatric orthopedics is at Rady Children’s Hospital, ranked #10 in the specialty. Also contributing to San Diego’s healthcare landscape are several systems that specialize in the care of specific communities:
For veterans and their families, there are 3 primary care facilities:
- Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton
- Naval Medical Center San Diego
- VA San...