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Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the 368-bed hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest emergency and trauma center. Sharp Memorial is known fo

r outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, physical rehabilitation, robotic surgery and organ transplantation. Sharp Memorial is Magnet-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by the international patient advocacy group Planetree, Inc.

Despite facing physical challenges, Al is undergoing rehabilitation at the Sharp Allison deRose Rehabilitation Center. W...
07/03/2024

Despite facing physical challenges, Al is undergoing rehabilitation at the Sharp Allison deRose Rehabilitation Center. With personalized exercises and the dedicated support of his physical therapist, he is making great progress toward recovery. Learn more below.

Stay tuned for more inspiring stories and learn more about the outstanding rehabilitation services offered at Sharp HealthCare!

Al Wubenhorst of San Diego inspired by the therapies he receives at the Sharp Allison DeRose Rehabilitation Center.

Sharp HealthCare proudly celebrates Pride throughout June and July at our hospitals. We continuously strive to embrace e...
06/27/2024

Sharp HealthCare proudly celebrates Pride throughout June and July at our hospitals. We continuously strive to embrace equity, celebrate diversity, and foster inclusion while providing compassionate and inclusive care to all LGBTQ+ patients, team members, and the San Diego community. Join our Sharp team members at the annual San Diego Pride Parade on July 20. Happy Pride Month! 🏳️‍🌈

We’re pleased to announce that all four Sharp HealthCare hospitals - Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Coronado Ho...
06/26/2024

We’re pleased to announce that all four Sharp HealthCare hospitals - Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Sharp Coronado Hospital, Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital - have been recognized by the Lown Institute as some of California’s most socially responsible hospitals, receiving “A” grades in Health Equity, Value and Outcomes on the 2024-25 Lown Institute Hospitals Index.

Lown evaluated more than 2,700 hospitals, and Sharp’s hospitals are rated No. 16 in the nation among only 154 hospitals nationwide that earned Honor Roll status with “A” grades in all top categories. Congratulations to our entire Sharp HealthCare team! 🎉

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Nearly 7 million people age 65 or older in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s dise...
06/17/2024

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Nearly 7 million people age 65 or older in the U.S. have Alzheimer’s disease. If you or a loved one age 55 or older have memory concerns, participate in a free memory screening at the Sharp Neurocognitive Research Center. The screening can help detect early signs of memory loss and other cognitive issues. Spanish screenings are also available. Register at www.sharp.com/memory

06/14/2024
Did you know that up to half of breast cancer surgery patients may develop lymphedema, a chronic and painful swelling in...
06/13/2024

Did you know that up to half of breast cancer surgery patients may develop lymphedema, a chronic and painful swelling in the arms, hands, or chest?

Learn how Dr. Noran Barry is focused on reducing the risk of lymphedema in their patients by performing reverse lymphatic mapping. Read more below.

Reverse lymphatic mapping is an innovative technique using special dyes to get a closer look at lymph nodes during surgery to help prevent lymphedema.

After losing his wife to colorectal cancer, Art was faced with the same diagnosis. Read Art's story below.
06/12/2024

After losing his wife to colorectal cancer, Art was faced with the same diagnosis. Read Art's story below.

Art Campos of San Diego had cancer treatment at Sharp Memorial Hospital after his ulcerative colitis led to colorectal cancer.

🤚🏽This week is National Hand Therapy Week, a time to recognize our caregivers at Sharp Rehabilitation who provide advanc...
06/11/2024

🤚🏽This week is National Hand Therapy Week, a time to recognize our caregivers at Sharp Rehabilitation who provide advanced expertise in treating hand and upper extremity (shoulder, arm, elbow, wrist) injuries. Thank you for your dedication to helping patients achieve their highest level of function. Learn more here http://spr.ly/61875eHaR

Today is  . In the United States, over 700,000 people live with brain tumors and in just one year, 84,000 people in the ...
06/08/2024

Today is . In the United States, over 700,000 people live with brain tumors and in just one year, 84,000 people in the country will be diagnosed with a brain tumor. At the Laurel Amtower Cancer Institute and Neuro-Oncology Center, we’re here to help you get the best care possible. Our team employs advanced technologies, including powerful imaging systems that allow for less invasive testing, state-of-the-art neurosurgical techniques and advanced radiation treatment.

At Sharp, we understand the toll a brain or spinal tumor can take on you both physically and emotionally. We're here to help you get the best care possible.

Ana Mendoza struggled with diverticulitis flare-ups until she had surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital, during which her s...
06/06/2024

Ana Mendoza struggled with diverticulitis flare-ups until she had surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital, during which her surgical team used the much-anticipated da Vinci 5 robot. Ana's journey from pain to recovery marks a significant leap in surgical technology, offering a glimpse into the future of medical interventions.

Ana Mendoza of San Diego was the first patient to undergo robotic surgery at Sharp Memorial Hospital using the da Vinci 5 robot.

Carly Ferry's life took an unexpected turn while getting dressed one morning. As her arm brushed against her breast, she...
06/03/2024

Carly Ferry's life took an unexpected turn while getting dressed one morning. As her arm brushed against her breast, she felt a small lump. Concerned about her family history of breast cancer, Carly, then 37, immediately called her OBGYN.

After undergoing various tests, the cause of Carly's discomfort was determined — and devastating: She had breast cancer. Carly couldn't believe her health had taken such a drastic turn. Today, Carly is a and shares her story.

Carly Ferry’s life changed one morning as she was getting dressed and felt a small bump.

During a visit with his primary care doctor, Hoa, 73, received a blood test that indicated an early sign of liver cancer...
05/31/2024

During a visit with his primary care doctor, Hoa, 73, received a blood test that indicated an early sign of liver cancer. Concerned, he underwent various exams and soon learned he had hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer.

Hoa Van Nguyen of San Diego was treated at Sharp Memorial Hospital after receiving a diagnosis of liver cancer.

Established in 1995, Sharp Memorial’s stroke program offers 24/7 multidisciplinary care in a designated stroke unit wher...
05/30/2024

Established in 1995, Sharp Memorial’s stroke program offers 24/7 multidisciplinary care in a designated stroke unit where we care for more than 350 patients each year. Our caregivers are committed to implementing a high standard of stroke care and dedicated to improving the lives of stroke patients.

Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, the nation’s largest older adult health and wellness event. Approximate...
05/29/2024

Today is National Senior Health and Fitness Day, the nation’s largest older adult health and wellness event. Approximately 100,000 older adults will participate in activities across the United States for this national observance. Sharp Memorial is committed to providing quality medical care in a healing environment for older adults that prioritize your goals, rather than focusing solely on your illness or injury. Learn more here

Sharp HealthCare is San Diego's health care leader with hospitals in San Diego, affiliated medical groups, urgent care centers and a health plan. Sharp provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, heart care, cancer treatment, orthopedics and women's health....

Join our free virtual support group for anyone with stage 0-3 breast cancer who is anywhere from the moment of diagnosis...
05/23/2024

Join our free virtual support group for anyone with stage 0-3 breast cancer who is anywhere from the moment of diagnosis through treatment and beyond. This supportive environment offers a space to share experiences and coping strategies. Registration is required. Sign up and learn more here https://bit.ly/3Ve6xtZ.

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness about communication disorders and encourage people to ...
05/22/2024

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month, a time to raise awareness about communication disorders and encourage people to seek treatment if they are experiencing symptoms. Rehabilitation speech therapists at Sharp Memorial help people in reaching the highest level of independence in communicating. This means being able to talk with families and friends, eat their favorite foods and improving memory and cognitive skills. Learn more here https://bit.ly/3wNvDX4

Depression is a mental health condition that affects people of all genders, including men. Although men are diagnosed wi...
05/21/2024

Depression is a mental health condition that affects people of all genders, including men. Although men are diagnosed with depression at half the rate of women, they are 3 to 4 times more likely to die by su***de than women. Dr. Rafael Reyes, a licensed clinical psychologist with the cognitive intensive outpatient program at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, shares the signs of depression in men.

Depression in men can show up as irritability, isolation and anger, rather than the hallmark sadness one might expect to accompany this diagnosis.

May is National Trauma Awareness Month – a month designated to raise awareness for trauma prevention and promoting safet...
05/20/2024

May is National Trauma Awareness Month – a month designated to raise awareness for trauma prevention and promoting safety in our communities. This year's theme is “Injury Prevention Is Everyone's Business.” Sharp Memorial would like to thank our trauma team for the care and support they give to our patients every day. sharp.com/trauma

05/16/2024
Today is  , a time to recognize and show support for our patients who have survived trauma to help them along their jour...
05/15/2024

Today is , a time to recognize and show support for our patients who have survived trauma to help them along their journey to healing and recovery. Our dedicated trauma unit team at Sharp Memorial Hospital provides exceptional care and unwavering support. In this slideshow, our staff holds signs with inspirational words to provide hope, show compassion, and encourage our patients going through difficult times. To learn more about our trauma services at Sharp visit, sharp.com/trauma.

Olga Ortiz, 66, attributes a quick recovery and minimal pain to robotic-assisted surgery she had at Sharp Memorial Hospi...
05/14/2024

Olga Ortiz, 66, attributes a quick recovery and minimal pain to robotic-assisted surgery she had at Sharp Memorial Hospital when her lung cancer returned. She thanks her Sharp care team, which includes Dr. Anuja Vyas and Dr. Craig Larson, for being a part of her treatment journey. Read the article below to learn more.

Olga Ortiz of San Diego experienced a quick recovery after undergoing robotic-assisted therapy for lung cancer at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Thirty percent of people have a hole in their heart that doesn't close at birth, which can lead to stroke. New technolog...
05/13/2024

Thirty percent of people have a hole in their heart that doesn't close at birth, which can lead to stroke. New technology can help find this hole.

Sharp Memorial Hospital offers robotic transcranial Doppler (TCD) technology to detect patent foramen ovales (PFOs) of the heart.

05/12/2024

With endless definitions of what a mother is, we want to appreciate each and every one. Happy Mother’s Day!💕

Decades ago, Marylou delivered her daughter Marissa at Sharp Mary Birch. Today, they work together as surgical technolog...
05/10/2024

Decades ago, Marylou delivered her daughter Marissa at Sharp Mary Birch. Today, they work together as surgical technologists at James S. Brown Pavilion. Learn more by reading the article below. ❤️ https://www.sharp.com/health-news/a-mother-daughter-surgical-technologist-duo

Marylou Chavarin and her daughter Marissa Gonzales work together as surgical technologists at Sharp Memorial Hospital.

Happy Nurses Week! We are so grateful to work alongside amazing nurses at Sharp Memorial! One of these nurses is Judy Wi...
05/09/2024

Happy Nurses Week! We are so grateful to work alongside amazing nurses at Sharp Memorial! One of these nurses is Judy Willon, a clinical nurse at James S. Brown Outpatient Pavilion, who reflects on her nearly four decades of working at our hospital. Learn more by reading the article below!

Judy Willon, a clinical nurse at Sharp Memorial Outpatient Pavilion, reflects on her nearly four decades of working for Sharp Memorial Hospital.

05/08/2024
05/07/2024

Our amazing doctors help treat not only our patients, but also their colleagues at Sharp! Dr. Noran Barry, a breast surgeon affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital and Sharp Mary Birch, was interviewed by FOX 5 San Diego about treating her colleague Dr. Anna Techentin, a Sharp Rees-Stealy family care doctor who had breast cancer. Watch the interview below to learn more.

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San Diego, CA
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