The Emergency Department at Kaiser Permanente currently serves two medical centers, both of which are urban, high volume, Level 3 Trauma and Stroke Receiving Centers. We operate both ED’s in San Diego County, caring for more than 115,000 patients each year. We are responsible for all 600,000 Kaiser members in San Diego. As such, we serve a socioeconomically and culturally diverse population. We care for patients of all age ranges in an integrated emergency setting and treat more than 15,000 pediatric patients each year, making ours the second busiest pediatric receiving ED in the county.
San Diego is the eighth largest city in the United States and the second most populous in California. Bioscience research is a large and important part of the economy of San Diego. This industry helps make San Diego a leader in cutting-edge technology.
In addition to our perfect climate, residents can enjoy professional sports, great museums at Balboa Park, a day in one the beach communities such as Coronado Island or meet friends in the Gaslamp Quarter downtown. From the San Diego Zoo to our world famous beaches, San Diego offers fun and recreation for everyone. San Diego offers world-class food, theater and the arts. These attractions are visited by more than 6 million people each year.
San Diego is a great city to raise a family. Our Medical Center is located near pleasant, safe residential communities. Residents will find excellent schools, shopping and a variety of enrichment programs for children nearby