UC San Diego Health world-class specialists are now only a click-away through the Punta Mita Hospital with Dr Franco as Chief of Emergency Medicine and Telemedicine Coordinator and UC San Diego Health Telehealth Program. We now offer the following virtual second opinion consults in real time so that you and your family can make the best decisions possible for your care:
- Tele-Emergency Medicine (includes Geriatrics specialists ranked #13 in the US) led by Dr. James Killeen.
- Tele-Acute Cardiovascular Medicine (#23 in the US) led by Dr. Jia Shen
- Tele-Acute Stroke (Neurology & Nuerosurgery ranked #26 in the US) led by Dr. Brett Meyer
UC San Diego Health is the #1 ranked hospital in San Diego per US News and World Report in 2021 and the #7 Academic Medical Center in the United States, out of 98 total, ranked by Vizient on quality measures and clinical results. UC San Diego Health is also the closest Level 1 Trauma Center to the Mexico-US border and the region’s only Burn Unit and NCI designated Cancer Center. Should a patient require medical evacuation to the US, we have air ambulance support on call 24/7 to help facilitate a transfer back to the US or Canada.
Together we take care of #puntamita