If spine surgery is right for you, one of the major decisions you will face is choosing the right place for the procedure. San Diego is a big city with many options, so this decision can be overwhelming.
We looked at two of the most well regarded rankings in healthcare: the US News & World Reports and Healthgrades, to compile a list of the best hospitals in San Diego for spine surgery.
U.S. News and Healthgrades rank hospitals in the United States based on a variety of factors including clinical outcomes, patient satisfaction, and staffing.
Here are the top centers in San Diego, CA according to US News & World Report
- UC San Diego Health
- Scripps La Jolla Hospitals
- Sharp Memorial Hospital
- Kaiser Permanente San Diego Zion and San Diego Medical Center
According to Healthgrades the closest hospital to receive specialty excellence awards for spine surgery was in Escondido, CA.
When choosing a hospital for spine surgery, it’s important to consider factors beyond just the ranking. It’s always a good idea to consult with your doctor and do your own research but this list may be a good place to start.