HG Americas Best Orthopedic Surgery Award 2019 US News High Performing Hospitals - Hip Replacement 2019 US News High Performing Hospitals - Knee Replacement 2019

Award-Winning Orthopedic Care

Palomar Health Orthopedic and Spine Center of San Diego County ranks in the top 10 percent of U.S. hospitals. Superior patient outcomes mean fewer complications and readmissions. We are proud to be nationally recognized for our exceptional results.

U.S. News & World Report

To help patients decide where to receive care, U.S. News & World Report evaluates data on nearly 5,000 hospitals in 16 adult specialties, 9 adult procedures and conditions, and 10 pediatric specialties. A hospital must excel in caring for the
sickest, most medically complex patients to be nationally ranked in a specialty.

  • Palomar Medical Center Poway – Knee Replacement 2020-2021
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido – Knee and Hip Replacement 2020-2021
 

Blue Distinction Center

Palomar Health is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for the following:

  • Palomar Medical Center Poway – Knee and Hip Replacement 2013 – 2018
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido – Knee and Hip Replacement 2013 – 2018
  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido – Spine Surgery
 

Aetna Institutes of Quality

The Aetna Institutes of Quality awarded Palomar Medical Center Escondido with the Quality distinction for orthopedic and spine surgery
for 2013 – 2018.
 

Healthgrades

Palomar Medical Center Escondido was recognized by Healthgrades for superior outcomes in back and neck surgery, spinal fusion, hip fracture treatment, hip replacement and knee replacement.
Distinctions include:

  • America’s 100 Best Joint Replacement 2017 – 2021
  • America’s 100 Best Orthopedic Surgery 2017 – 2021
  • Five-Star Recipient Back Surgery 2021
  • Five-Star Recipient Total Hip Replacement 2021
  • Five-Star Recipient Total Knee Replacement 2021

Palomar Medical Center Poway also achieved:

  • Five-Star Recipient Total Knee Replacement 2021
 

Women’s Choice Awards

Palomar Medical Center Escondido was named as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Orthopedics in 2018.