New arrivals will have a wide variety of choices when it comes to healthcare in San Diego. The city has a good reputation for offering world-class healthcare facilities, with several of them making national rankings.
The clinics and private hospitals in San Diego provide residents with a range of specialities. There are many pharmacies in San Diego, including outlets of large pharmacy chains, as well as a wide selection of independent pharmacies.
As is generally the case in the US, it’s important to have a comprehensive health insurance plan to easily and affordably access the best medical facilities in San Diego.
Below is a list of some of the most prominent hospitals in San Diego.
Hospitals in San Diego
Rady Children’s Hospital
Address: 3020 Children’s Way, San Diego
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
Address: 9888 Genesee Avenue, La Jolla
Sharp Memorial Hospital
Address: 7901 Frost Street, San Diego
Jacobs Medical Center
Address: 9300 Campus Point Drive, La Jolla
►Healthcare in the USA gives an overview of the national system
What do expats say about hospitals in San Diego?
"We were part of Kaiser Permanente, and the hospital and preventative care were good. There are a variety of hospitals in San Diego county; I mostly had positive experiences at the ones I visited both as a patient and birth coach." Read more about the experiences of Quinne, a South African expat who lived in San Diego for many years.
Photo by the National Cancer Institute from Unsplash.
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