Why Choose Scripps for Your Heart Care

Nationally recognized heart care in San Diego

Scripps cardiologists and cardiac surgeons provide nationally recognized heart care in San Diego.

Nationally recognized heart care in San Diego

When you or a loved one have been diagnosed with heart condition, life can change in an instant. You need the best possible care, delivered by expert specialists who offer the most effective treatments with the latest technology. You also want to be treated like a person — not a number.


Scripps is nationally recognized as a heart care leader and consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America’s Best Hospitals for cardiology and heart surgery. We have an innovative and expansive scope of services and high-quality outcomes.

You’re at the center of care

At Scripps, we treat the person, not the illness. You’re at the center of a team of heart specialists whose common goal is to maintain or improve your heart health. 


Our patient-centered approach to care includes experts in preventing, diagnosing, managing and treating heart disease. We keep you and your loved ones informed and involved every step of the way, from helping you understand your diagnosis to making educated decisions about your treatment. Together, we can find the best, most effective options for you.


We also know that you have concerns that go far beyond your medical treatment. We’re committed to doing all we can to help you through your journey, with comprehensive support services, including rehabilitation services, integrative medicine, palliative care and referrals to numerous community resources dedicated to making your journey easier.

Top cardiologists throughout San Diego

Scripps cardiologists diagnose, treat and coordinate patient care with physicians and surgeons who specialize in all types of cardiovascular conditions and underlying health challenges related to the heart.

The most comprehensive heart care in San Diego

With nearly 200 affiliated cardiovascular doctors, Scripps cardiovascular programs offer patients a comprehensive range of screening tests, diagnostic exams and treatment options. While Prebys Cardiovascular Institute serves as the hub for advanced cardiac procedures and research in San Diego, Scripps also provides excellence in cardiovascular care in the communities served by our four other hospital campuses throughout San Diego County with state-of-the-art technology and highly trained heart care specialists.


Additionally, each of our hospital emergency departments has been recognized by the American Heart Association as a certified STEMI receiving center. Our protocols exceed national standards in rapid response time and adhere to national best practices for heart attack care to improve chances of survival and recovery.


Scripps continues to transform medicine in unprecedented ways through technologically sophisticated procedures — many of which are available nowhere else. Frequently, these procedures are performed by physicians who have earned international acclaim for cardiac care. We’re leading the way in cardiac advancements including TAVR, women’s heart disease, wireless heart care and more.