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Kaiser Permanente Medical Center

Acute inpatient care for Kaiser Health Plan members, emergency care for members or nonmembers.


Provides general inpatient care to persons of all ages for acute (short-term) care. Patients are occasionally transferred to other Kaiser hospitals for specialized care or treatment. The hospital is staffed by physicians who are members of The Permanente Medical Group, and patients must be admitted by a physician who has hospital staff privileges. The emergency room is open 24 hours daily and will accept patients who are not Kaiser Foundation Health Plan members. The Health Education Center offers a variety of programs for members and the public including classes on weight management, smoking cessation, stress management, sign language, nutrition, durable power of attorney for health care, back care, acupressure and CPR (cardio-pulmonary resuscitation). The Health Services Library of books, journals, newspapers, videos and Internet access is available to staff, members and the community at large. Individuals may use the library on their own or request research and database searches from the librarian.


Public Transit:

SAMTRANS stops at the door.
1200 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080 37.6591467 -122.4393303 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Cantonese
  • Interpreter
  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Disabled Parking
  • Disabled Restroom
  • Elevator
  • Interpreter for the deaf
  • Ramp
  • Wheelchair



Vary. Cash, Medi-Cal and Medicare accepted.


Kaiser Health Plan member. Requirements differ for individual, group and associated plan membership. Emergency room open 24 hours daily for anyone in need

How to Apply:

Apply by phone to the Health Plan Office for membership information.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • Brisbane
  • Burlingame
  • Colma
  • Daly City
  • Hillsborough
  • Millbrae
  • Pacifica
  • San Bruno
  • San Mateo
  • South San Francisco