Scripps Clinic

San Diego’s first choice for team-based specialty care

A family medicine specialist, Dr. Christen Benke is one of the 800 Scripps Clinic doctors who provide award-winning health care in San Diego.

Dr. Christen Benke, Family Medicine, Scripps Clinic

San Diego’s first choice for team-based specialty care

Caring for San Diegans since 1924, Scripps Clinic is San Diego’s first choice for exceptional primary care and highly specialized care, offering a comprehensive range of medical and surgical services that are nationally recognized for quality, excellence and innovation. From primary to specialty care, our team-based model is designed to provide the best possible care and outcomes for you and your family.

Scripps Clinic doctors — renowned specialists and experts

Scripps Clinic doctors — renowned specialists and experts

With Scripps Clinic, you have access to a team of more than 800 highly skilled, board-certified physicians and providers in more than 60 disciplines, including specialists and surgeons who are rated among America’s best by U.S. News & World Report in seven specialties: 



In addition to training new physicians, Scripps Clinic supports the advancement of medicine through groundbreaking research including promising new therapies and effective treatments.

Why choose Scripps Clinic

Paul Teirstein, MD, one of the nationally renowned Scripps Clinic doctors who provide exceptional care in San Diego.

Dr. Paul Teirstein | Cardiology, Scripps Clinic

Why choose Scripps Clinic

Scripps Clinic has been caring for San Diegans since philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps established the Scripps Metabolic Clinic in La Jolla. In addition to training new physicians, we have been advancing medicine for decades. Our groundbreaking research brings promising new therapies and effective treatments to our patients from around the country.

Resources and quick links

Scripps Clinic has multiple locations in the greater San Diego area. Whether you need preventive screenings, routine lab work, imaging, walk-in care or more specialized treatment for an illness or injury, you will find comprehensive care close to home.