As San Diego's only academic medical center, UC San Diego Health is the regionmlbs premier destination for patients requiring complex, multidisciplinary care. UC San Diego Health is currently ranked the No. 1 health system in San Diego and holds national rankings in eight adult medical and surgical specialties from U.S. News & World Report's 2016-17 Best Hospitals issue. The ability to deliver this caliber of quality, specialized care is a testament to both the academic health care model and to the talents and dedication of UC San Diego Health physicians, who are faculty members at UC San Diego School of Medicine and often leaders in research complementary to their clinical specialty areas.
The multidisciplinary UC San Diego Health team caring for the Padres also includes many other specialists and staff in orthopedic surgery, family and sports medicine, emergency medicine, neurology, psychiatry, internal medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, nephrology, endocrinology, general surgery, otolaryngology, urology, ophthalmology, radiology, anesthesia, sleep medicine, infectious diseases, hyperbaric medicine, dentistry and more.