Founded in 1946, Sharp Healthcare is transforming the health care experience through a culture of caring, quality, safety, service, innovation and excellence.
Headquarted in San Diego, U.S, Sharp HealthCare is a not-for-profit health care system based in San Diego, California. Sharp includes four acute care hospitals, three specialty hospitals, two medical groups and a health plan. Sharp provides medical services in virtually all fields of medicine, including primary care, heart care, cancer, orthopedics, women’s health rehabilitation, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery.
Sharp sets the community standard for exceptional care and has been consistently ranked the number-one integrated health care system in Southern California. Sharp is honored to be a recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, the nation’s highest Presidential honor for quality and organizational performance excellence. Two Sharp hospitals, Sharp Grossmont Hospital and Sharp Memorial Hospital, have received prestigious Magnet recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing center for excellence in nursing practices and quality patient care.
At the heart of their organization are more than 20,000 affiliated physicians, nurses, employees and volunteers who are on a journey to make health care better for the patients and their families. It’s what they call The Sharp Experience treating each person with dignity, compassion and respect, and using our clinical excellence and advanced technology to deliver the highest-quality patient care. They are dedicated to transforming the health care experience, making health care more meaningful, more thoughtful and more personal.
Medical Services Provided
As San Diego’s most comprehensive health care system, they are dedicated to providing you with the highest quality medical care and services available. Whatever your health care needs, they have got you covered.
Cancer Treatment: From medical oncologists to dietitians, our experts work together to create an integrated plan tailored to your diagnosis and lifestyle. you’ll also have a dedicated oncologist to serve as your single point of contact and guide you through all aspects of your cancer care be it lung cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer, brain or spinal cord cancer or another type of cancer.
Heart and Vascular care: Specialized in treating congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation and other heart valve disease. They see damaged valves repaired without open heart surgery, lives restored with mechanical devices such as LVADs and patients reborn through the miracle of heart transplantation.
Mental Health: From anxiety to schizophrenia, their expert caregivers treat a range of mental health conditions. They are counselors and psychiatrists, nurses and specialized therapists. And through an individualized approach to treatment, they have seen extraordinary recoveries.
Orthopedics: Whether you’re living with arthritis, osteoporosis, scoliosis or back, neck or shoulder pain, they will work with you to develop the treatment that will benefit you most. Every detail before, during and after surgery is taken care of.
Pregnancy and Childbirth: Their excellence in caring for expectant mothers and delivering babies has won national recognition, their advanced labor and delivery suites keep moms and babies comfortable and safe. They have the largest high-risk pregnancy care unit in San Diego and one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in California.
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation: At Sharp, our team of experts is here to help you on your road to recovery every step of the way. Whether a balance disorder, brain or spinal cord injury, stroke or lymph edema, our goal is to help you regain movement and strength, and provide a program that addresses your overall comfort, wholeness and well-being.
Weight Loss: Our nutritional counseling programs offer one-on-one access to our registered dietitians and nutrition specialists. Our structured weight management programs teach needed skills for living a healthier, more active lifestyle. Our weight management store provides medically supervised weight-loss products.
At Sharp, their goal is to offer quality care and services that set community standards and exceed patients’ expectations. Quality plays an important role in everything they do from the way they greet you upon check-in to how you recover after surgery. They believe in treating all of their patients and their families with respect, kindness and dignity, and that each patient interaction matters. Their continuous commitment to quality care helps improve patient safety, patient satisfaction and patient outcomes.
As a designated Quintiles site, they play an enhanced role in global clinical research and the development of new, more effective medicines, which means you can expect high-quality, cutting-edge treatment for you and your loved ones.
Awards and Recognitions
Sharp HealthCare is frequently recognized for its commitment to clinical excellence and high quality patient care by local and national organizations. Here are few current awards. Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Sharp Memorial and Sharp Grossmont achieve MAGNET Designation for Nursing Excellence, Sharp Chula Vista and Sharp Grossmont awarded for superior stroke care.
Meet the Key Executive
Michael W. Murphy, President and CEO:
Mike as the Key Executive of Sharp HealthCare. Murphy oversees a workforce of more than 20,000 employees. His career in health care spans more than 30 years dedicating self to transform the healthcare experience of the company. Mike is a graduate of California State University at Long Beach and is a certified public accountant. He served as chairman of the board of the Greater San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce in 2005, and he is a member of the board of directors for the State of California Chamber of Commerce.