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Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Emergency Room

The exterior of the Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center, located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla near I-5 and Genesee Avenue.
Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla Emergency Room
Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center
9888 Genesee Ave.
La Jolla, CA 92037
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    Emergency Services

    Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Scripps La Jolla’s emergency room provides trauma care 24 hours a day

The Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center is located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, just off I-5 on Genesee Avenue. As a Level II trauma center, we provide around-the-clock emergency services to people throughout San Diego County. 


Our 33,000-square-foot center is located on the ground floor of Prebys Cardiovascular Institute. With 51 private beds and on-site imaging, we’re equipped to diagnose and treat most serious or life-threatening illnesses and injuries.


Scripps La Jolla is open and safe. Visitor restrictions are in effect and face masks are required. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call 888-261-8431 first.


Whenever a situation is life-threatening, call 9-1-1 immediately. Learn which symptoms should be evaluated in an emergency room.

Information for patients and visitors

The Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center is located on a busy medical campus. Below you’ll find tips to make your visit as seamless as possible.

Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center

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Welcome to the center

Click through the slides to see what to expect during your visit.

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Advanced monitoring

Beds monitor vital signs and measure patient weight for medication dosage.

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Expandable trauma bays

The bays include advanced surgical lighting and overhead X-ray and image projection.

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Nurses station

The 33,000-square-foot-center is designed to deliver comprehensive life-saving care.

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Large waiting area

The area includes convenient caregiver access for up-to-date patient information.

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Ambulance bays

The center is equipped to treat patients with the most life-threatening injuries.