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Scripps Mercy Hospital

4077 5th Avenue San Diego, CA 92103

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

The exterior of Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, located just off Highway 163 on 5th Avenue between Washington Street and Lewis Street.
Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92103
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11 am - 7 pm (COVID)

Visiting hours may be adjusted based on the patient's needs or wishes.

4077 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA, 92103

Scripps Mercy offers hospital and emergency care in San Diego’s Hillcrest neighborhood

Scripps Mercy Hospital has served central and downtown San Diego since 1890. We’re located near the corner of 5th Avenue and Washington Street in Hillcrest, within walking distance of restaurants and shops.


Scripps Mercy Hospital is open and safe. Visitor restrictions are in effect and face masks are required. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, call 858-227-6853 first.


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Our services

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego shares a campus with many physician offices and medical buildings, including the O’Toole Breast Care Center.


We’re home to notable specialty services, including a 24-hour emergency room that is a Level I Trauma Center, outpatient physical rehabilitationminimally invasive robotic surgery and our childbirth unit (including a Level II neonatal intensive care unit). 


And several of our programs, including heart attack, heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and stroke were recently ranked as “high performing” by U.S. News & World Report.


See a complete list of services offered at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego.

Information for patients and visitors

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego is located on a busy medical campus. Below you’ll find tips to make your visit as seamless as possible.

About us

Care You Can Count On Whether you are searching for your next career opportunity or looking for care for yourself or a family member, you’ll find what you need at Scripps. Founded in 1924 by philanthropist Ellen Browning Scripps, Scripps is a non-profit integrated health care delivery system based in San Diego, Calif. We treat more than 700,000 patients annually through the dedication of 3,000 affiliated physicians and more than 15,000 employees among our five acute-care hospital campuses, hospice and home health care services, 27 outpatient centers and clinics, and hundreds of affiliated physician offices throughout the region. Medical Excellence Every Step of the Way Recognized as a leader in disease and injury prevention, diagnosis and treatment, Scripps has been ranked four times as one of the nation’s best health care systems by Truven Health Analytics. Our hospitals are consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s best – and Scripps is regularly recognized by Fortune, Working Mother magazine and The Advisory Board as one of the best places in the nation to work. Scripps is also at the forefront of clinical research, genomic medicine and wireless health care. With three highly respected graduate medical education programs, Scripps is a longstanding member of the Association of American Medical Colleges. More information can be found at