Summary: Scripps Cardiovascular Institute will serve as a destination hospital for cardiac care on the west coast.
Unparalleled in this kind, the Scripps Cardiovascular Institute will offer people throughout San Diego, and beyond, the most progressive cardiac care available. The cardiovascular institute will combine the well-respected cardiology programs at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Clinic/Scripps Green Hospital under one roof to provide patients with cardiovascular diseases the most advanced treatment options, as well as serve as a center for medical research, clinical trials and graduate medical education.
The cardiovascular institute, which is slated for completion in 2015 at an estimated cost of more than $430 million, will be built on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. It will include 168 in-patient beds, cardiac catherization labs with the most advanced medical technology, centralized cardiovascular research labs, and a center for graduate medical education for physicians.