Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center

Advancing Excellence in Emergency Care in San Diego

Advancing Excellence in Emergency Care in San Diego

Located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, the Barbey Family Emergency and Trauma Center offers you the most advanced technology and medical expertise available to treat sudden illness and injuries in a comfortable, caring environment.


Features include:

  • A 33,000-square-foot center, six times the size of our previous space
  • Low wait times, high patient satisfaction
  • 51 private beds
  • State-of-the-art technology for fast and accurate diagnosis
  • Precision imaging in two diagnostic X-ray suites, MRI, ultrasound, a low-dose CT scanner and more
  • A design to promote healing and comfort, with natural lighting and plenty of seating for loved ones
  • Equipment to treat patients with the most traumatic and life-threatening injuries

Take a photo tour of the center

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The trauma center has four ambulance bays and is equipped and designed to treat patients with the most traumatic and life-threatening injuries.

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Located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, the center uses advanced technology and expertise to provide treatment in a comfortable, caring environment.

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The center has 51 rolling beds that measure patient weight for medication dosage, continuously monitor vital signs and include clinical staff computers.

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The 33,000-square-foot-center features the most advanced technology and specially designed areas to deliver rapid, comprehensive, lifesaving care.

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A large waiting area is available for families, including Wi-Fi, charging stations and convenient access to caregivers for up-to-date patient information.

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Four expandable trauma bays include advanced surgical lighting and overhead X-ray and image projection that can accommodate two patients simultaneously.

Journey back from trauma

Three years after an accident left him paralyzed from the neck and shoulders down, Sherown Campbell returns to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla to thank his care team for the care they provided that set the stage for his recovery.


Learn more about Sherown Campbellā€™s story.