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Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center at UC San Diego Health
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||Open 24 Hours|
|Tuesday||Open 24 Hours|
|Wednesday||Open 24 Hours|
|Thursday||Open 24 Hours|
|Friday||Open 24 Hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 Hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 Hours|
About Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center
Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center is the region's first academic-based facility to combine all heart and vascular-related services, programs and technology under one roof. The technologies, techniques and treatments we develop at UC San Diego Health are setting new standards in vascular and cardiac care — for our patients and for the world.
The center is a global leader in:
In addition to cardiovascular disease management, our specialties and offerings include:
- Heart transplant
- Lung transplant
- Stroke care
- Robotic percutaneous coronary intervention
- Cardiac catheterization
In February 2005, UC San Diego received a $10 million gift from Richard and Maria (Gaby) Sulpizio to help construct a state-of-the-art cardiovascular patient care and clinical research facility. In recognition, our facility is called the Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center.
The center, which opened in 2011, unifies ambulatory, clinical, and inpatient heart and stroke care in one convenient location. It has also won recognition for its world-class design, including being named one of the nation's Most Beautiful Hospitals in 2012, and Modern Healthcare's highest design honor. Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center was the first acute care medical facility in the San Diego region to receive LEED Gold certification from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC)
It has 54 inpatient beds, four cardiovascular ORs, cardiac catheterization laboratories, a noninvasive cardiovascular laboratory, and outpatient clinics. It also includes an emergency department/ER.
From Interstate 5: Exit on Genesee Avenue and head east. Turn right on Campus Point Drive. At the intersection, turn left to continue on Campus Point Drive. At the next intersection, you can turn right toward the Campus Point Parking Structure (across from Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, on the right) or turn left and continue around the curve to the Athena Parking Structure (on the left). Valet parking is also available — see map for details.
From Interstate 805: Exit on La Jolla Village Drive and head west. Turn right on Genesee Avenue. Turn left on Campus Point Drive. At the intersection, turn left to continue on Campus Point Drive. At the next intersection, you can turn right toward the Campus Point Parking Structure (across from Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, on the right) or turn left and continue around the curve to the Athena Parking Structure (on the left). Valet parking is also available — see map for details
Construction Alert: As part of scheduled night-time utility work on Medical Center Drive, a section of the road near Shiley Eye Institute will be closed weeknights starting May 22, 9 p.m. – 5 a.m. for approximately four weeks. During this time, please follow detours marked by lighted signage. This work is part of the Viterbi Family Vision Research construction project.
See Restrictions for Hospitals and Emergency Departments for detailed visitor guidelines. To call a patient or check on their status, call 858-657-7000 and ask for the patient by name.
You can visit a patient from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.