Scripps Mercy Hospital

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Scripps Mercy Hospital
Scripps Health
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Location San Diego, California, United States
Coordinates 32°45′05″N 117°09′36″W / 32.751387°N 117.159963°W / 32.751387; -117.159963Coordinates: 32°45′05″N 117°09′36″W / 32.751387°N 117.159963°W / 32.751387; -117.159963
Care system Private
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university University of California, San Diego[1]
Emergency department Level I trauma center
Beds 700
Founded 1890 [2]
Lists Hospitals in California

Scripps Mercy Hospital is a private Catholic teaching hospital located in San Diego, California. Founded in 1890, it is the oldest hospital in San Diego County and has campuses in Chula Vista, California and Hillcrest, a neighborhood of San Diego. The hospital has 700 acute-care licensed beds and employs 1,300 physicians. The Hillcrest campus is home to one of only two regional Level I Trauma Centers and receives more than 2,100 trauma patients each year.[3]



  1. ^ "Residency Overview". UCSD School of Medicine. Retrieved 3 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "About - Scripps Health - San Diego". Scripps. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 
  3. ^ "Emergency and Trauma". Retrieved 17 March 2011.