Clinical Sites

Clinical Sites

Thornton Hospital La Jolla | Hillcrest Medical Center
VA San Diego Healthcare | UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

The clinical resources at the University of California, San Diego, offer a broad experience and the opportunity to participate in clinical care for a diverse patient population.  Each clinical site has rotating housestaff teams as well as subspecialty fellows in training.

Thornton Hospital

Thornton Hospital, La Jolla

The Thornton Hospital is a 119-bed facility adjacent to the
UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center.

The Bone Marrow Transplantation Service performs approximately 150 autologous and allogeneic transplantations per year and is one of the largest programs in San Diego.

The Hematology-Oncology Service consults on inpatients hospitalized for treatment or complications of cancer and blood diseases.

Hillcrest Hospital

UC San Diego Medical Center, Hillcrest

UC San Diego Hospital at Hillcrest, San Diego

The UC San Diego Medical Center at Hillcrest is a 403-bed facility that serves a diverse population. The majority of admissions arise from the busy Emergency Department as well as from various community and hospital-based clinics.

The Hillcrest Medical Center also serves as a tertiary referral center providing a multitude of specialized services.

The Hematology Consult Service at Hillcrest receives from ten to fifteen requests each week, of which approximately 60% are Hematology requests. Outpatient Services at the Medical Offices South conducts a clinic for adult patients who have hemophilia.

VA San Diego Healthcare System

VA San Diego Healthcare System

VA San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla

The VA San Diego Healthcare System is a 400-bed hospital providing general as well as specialized medical and surgical care for a growing population of veterans.

The Hematology-Oncology Division operates a full inpatient consult service with a patient mix of two-thirds oncology patients and one-third benign hematology patients. There is also a busy infusion center to provide chemotherapy or the transfusion of blood or blood products to our patients.

At VA San Diego Healthcare, we have three outpatient clinics scheduled each week to serve patients with problems ranging from simple anemias to bleeding or clotting disorders and advanced malignancies of all types.

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center

The UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center is the only NCI-Designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the region. Physicians and scientists work together in breakthrough research at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center to advance every aspect of cancer care, from prevention and education through diagnosis and treatment.

The Multi-Specialty Clinic at the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center has clinics scheduled to cover the full range of cancers. There is a separate clinic on the second floor devoted to bone marrow transplant and hematology patients. 

On-site are an infusion center and other resources needed for the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic disorders.