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.
Scripps Clinic offers early morning, evening and Saturday hours for primary care at most offices and appointments within 24 hours for established patients.
With Scripps Clinic, you have access to a team of more than 600 highly skilled, board-certified physicians in more than 60 disciplines, including specialists and surgeons who are rated among America’s best by U.S. News & World Report in these specialties:
- Gynecology (No. 10)
- Diabetes and endocrinology (No. 14)
- Cardiology and heart surgery (No. 21)
- Pulmonology (No. 15)
- Orthopedics (No. 34)
- Gastroenterology and GI surgery (No. 25)
- Geriatrics (No. 36)
- Nephrology (No. 39)
In addition, Truven Health Analytics rated Scripps Health as one of the top 15 health systems in the nation for four years. And the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services awarded Scripps Green Hospital and Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla a five-star ranking for quality, making them the only hospitals in the region and among the top 3 percent in the nation to earn the distinction.
Scripps Clinic has been caring for San Diegans since 1924 when 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.
Scripps Clinic offers care that works with your schedule with early morning, evening and weekend hours. More than 600 doctors provide care from North County to South Bay, including the state-of-the-art John R. Anderson V Medical Pavilion in La Jolla. Urgent care centers are open 7 days a week in Rancho Bernardo and La Jolla. Scripps HealthExpress in University Town Center provides preventive care, diagnostic exams and treatment for minor injuries and illnesses. HealthExpress is open Monday through Friday, 8 am - 5 pm. Appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome.
As an integrated medical group, Scripps Clinic specialty physicians and surgeons at any of our locations have access to your secure electronic health records to ensure continuity of care and enhanced medical accuracy.
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Scripps Health as among the best for orthopedics in San Diego. This rating is based on quality, patient outcomes, technology, treatment offerings and our patient care facilities, including the Donald P. and Darlene V. Shiley Musculoskeletal Center at Scripps Clinic on Torrey Pines in La Jolla.
A top destination for orthopedic care, the center offers sports medicine, podiatry, spine surgery, hand and wrist surgery, total joint replacement and complex foot and ankle reconstruction. Scripps Clinic physician-scientists and orthopedists are also driving some of the world’s most advanced clinical studies through the Shiley Center for Orthopaedic Research and Education (SCORE). The orthopedic clinical trials at SCORE make it possible for patients to receive investigational therapies and devices to treat conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system. SCORE physicians and scientists study the effects of traumatic injuries and sports activities, as well as conduct research on artificial cartilage implants for treating joint injuries or degeneration.
At Scripps Clinic, our doctors work together as a team to help you navigate an illness or injury and get on a path to recovery and health. Scripps Clinic practices under a multidisciplinary medical group model, which means that doctors consult each other and work together to provide care with the ultimate aim of delivering the best outcomes for patients.
Scripps Clinic offers a built-in referral network for specialty care when you need it, and the MyScripps secure online patient portal allows you to be more involved in your care, message your doctor, and view your medical record at any time.
Scripps Clinic also offers specialty care and physicians for:
- Allergy and immunology
- Breast care and mammography
- Dermatology, including laser and cosmetic dermatology
- Integrative medicine
- Internal medicine
- Organ and cell transplantation
- Plastic and reconstructive surgery
- Primary care
- Vascular surgery
Scripps Clinic has additional specialty programs that provide care and support medical advancements. Among these are programs for: