Sharp Mary Birch Hospital Visitor Information

Address and Phone Number
3003 Health Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92123
Driving Directions

Calling a Patient
To reach a patient room, call 858-939-3400 and ask for the patient by name or room number.

A cash machine is located on the first floor of the hospital.

Concierge Services
Our concierge services are located at the front desk in the main lobby. Upon arrival, our concierge staff will check you in; assist you with locating patient rooms; provide hospital information and services; assist you with parking, transportation and dining information; and provide meal vouchers, courier services and information on shopping and business services.

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Located on the first floor lobby level of Sharp Memorial Hospital, the campus cafeteria is open seven days a week from 6:15 am to 3 am.

Coffee Cart
The Sweet Labors coffee cart is located in front of Sharp Mary Birch and is open Monday through Friday, from 6:30 am to 7 pm.

Meal Vouchers
Guest meal vouchers allow visitors to order meals with the patient from the in-room menu for delivery directly to the patient’s room. Meal vouchers can be purchased in any quantity for $5 each (cash or check only) at the concierge desk on the first floor of Sharp Mary Birch from 7 am to 7 pm. Snacks and beverages are available 24 hours a day on the third floor of Sharp Mary Birch.

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Hotels Near the Hospital
The following is a list of hotels in central San Diego, within a five-mile radius of Sharp Mary Birch.

These hotel accommodations are listed as a courtesy for our patients and their families; listing them does not imply endorsement by Sharp HealthCare nor is it a comprehensive list.

Best Western Golden Triangle
5550 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92117

Holiday Inn Mission Valley Stadium
3805 Murphy Canyon Road
San Diego, CA 92123

California Suites Hotel
5415 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92117

King's Inn Hotel
1333 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Comfort Inn & Suites
2485 Hotel Circle Place
San Diego, CA 92108
*Call for special Sharp Memorial Hospital patient rates. Shuttle service between Sharp Memorial and the hotel is available upon request.

Mission Valley Resort
875 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
Comfort Suites
631 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108

Ramada Inn
555 Kearny Mesa Road
San Diego, CA 92111

Courtyard by Marriott
8651 Spectrum Center Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92123

Ramada Plaza
2151 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Days Inn
543 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Red Lion Hanalei
2270 Hotel Circle North
San Diego, CA 92108

Doubletree Hotel
7450 Hazard Center Drive
San Diego, CA 92108

Residence Inn
1865 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Extended Stay America
2087 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
Seven Seas Best Western
411 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
619-291-1300 (main)
800-328-1618 (reservations)
*Call and mention "hospital rate" to receive special discounts.

Fairfield Inn Suites
641 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108

1208 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Four Points by Sheraton
8110 Aero Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

Vagabond Inn Hotel Circle
625 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108
*Call for special Sharp Memorial Hospital patient rates.

Hawthorn Suites
1335 Hotel Circle South
San Diego, CA 92108

Vagabond Inn Airport Marina
1325 Scott Street
San Diego, CA 92106

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Internet Access
Free wireless Internet access is available throughout the hospital. A public-access computer is available for use in the New Beginnings Boutique, during store hours.

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New Beginnings Boutique & Gift Shop
Designed to meet the needs of women before, during and after pregnancy, the New Beginnings Boutique & Gift Shop provides a complete line of nursing bras, breast pumps for sale and rent, baby slings, nursing pillows and covers, swaddling blankets, specialty books and much more.

Hours: Monday through Friday: 9 am to 7 pm
Saturday: 9 am to 6 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 5 pm
Phone: 858-939-4127
Location: First floor — near lobby

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 Sharp Mary Birch Parking Structure

Please use the parking structure located on Health Center Drive in front of Sharp Mary Birch.

  • The first hour is free — no validation is needed
  • Parking is free when wearing a patient wristband
  • $3 per day with validation (available at the lobby information desk)
  • $20 per day without validation
  • $15 monthly parking pass (can be purchased from the Health Center Drive parking garage attendant)

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Patient Safety Concerns
Any patient or family member with a patient safety or patient care concern or complaint that is not being addressed should promptly ask a nurse or employee to assist in contacting a hospital manager or supervisor. If you believe that a patient's needs have not been met, please contact Sharp Mary Birch's Patient Relations Department at 858-939-3400 and ask to speak with a patient relations representative.

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Public Transportation

 Location  Bus Stop  Bus/Trolley Route
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital Health Center Drive and Frost Street 25/120

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Call the hospital operator at 858-939-3400, or press “0” when dialing within the hospital to contact security

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Spiritual Care
The Interfaith Chapel, located on the first floor of Sharp Memorial Hospital, is open 24 hours a day. For information on our spiritual care services, call 858-939-3475 during business hours, or the hospital operator at 858-939-3400 after hours.

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Using the Telephone

  • Dial “0” anytime for the hospital operator.
  • For long distance calls, you may dial “9” and then “0” for an outside operator, or use a calling card by first dialing “9”.
  • If making a call within the hospital, dial the four digit extension.
  • Local calls (area code 858) can be made by dialing “9” for an outside line, then the phone number. Area codes 619 and 760 are also considered local calls and can be accessed by dialing “9”+”1”+area code+phone number.
  • Phone use in patient rooms is allowed unless otherwise directed by a nurse.
  • Please use the guest lounge or lobby areas to make personal calls.

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Visiting Hours
Family and friends over the age of one year may visit from 7 am to 10 pm.

The father, co-parent or support person (age 18 and over) may stay with the patient 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you are preparing for an overnight hospital stay with a patient, find out who can stay, what to expect and some of the features available for overnight guests. Children are not allowed to stay overnight.

NICU Visiting Hours
Special visiting guidelines for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and Perinatal Special Care Unit are available from the patient’s nurse.

Visitor Guidelines

  • Do not bring latex balloons to the hospital, latex-free balloons are available in the New Beginnings Boutique and Gift Shop
  • Do not visit if you have a cold or the flu
  • Wash your hands before entering the patient’s room and before touching a baby

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