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Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Ranked Among the Top 50 Hospitals in California

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center is among the top 50 hospitals in California for providing high-quality care, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s 2020-2021 “Best Hospitals” rankings.

The hospital is tied for 31st in the state for overall care. Eleven Kaiser Permanente hospitals in California are ranked among the best in the state: San Francisco, Santa Clara, Anaheim, Baldwin Park, Fontana, Irvine, Los Angeles, Ontario, Roseville, San Diego, and San Diego Zion.

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco is “high performing” for two specialties that are used by the magazine to assess hospital performance: geriatrics and pulmonology and lung surgery. It is also listed as “high performing” for four, procedures or common conditions: aortic valve surgery, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), heart bypass surgery, and heart failure care.

COVID-19 information and visitor policy for Kaiser Permanente in Northern California

As part of our commitment to protect our patients and staff, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we have implemented the following screening in our facilities:

In counties under public order, anyone entering our facilities must wear a mask. Masks are recommended for all persons entering our facilities in all other counties. If you arrive without a mask, we’ll provide one.

Temperature Screening
Anyone entering our facilities will encounter temperature checkpoints. If you are found to have an elevated temperature you will be asked additional question with regards to your visit and either escorted to your appointment or asked to contact your care provider. Learn more »

Visitor Restrictions
Access to Kaiser Permanente hospitals, emergency departments, medical offices, and clinics is restricted to patients only, with a few exceptions. Learn more »

San Francisco Services & Hours Changes

Have COVID-19 symptoms? Call us at 866-454-8855 for advice. If you need in-person care, we can assist you.

Before you head to our facilities in the San Francisco area, be sure to check for the latest temporary changes in services, hours, and closures. Our emergency services remain open 24/7.

Kaiser Permanente SF Recognized for Excellence by American College of Surgeons

Hospital Receives Meritorious Recognition for High Scores in All Surgical Care Categories

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco has been recognized with the highest rankings possible by the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®). The organization awards the rankings based on the outcomes of inpatient and outpatient surgical procedures.

Kaiser Permanente has Northern California’s Highest-Rated Medicare Plan – Also Among Highest Rated in U.S.

NCQA rated Kaiser Permanente Northern California among highest for consumer experience, prevention, and treatment

The National Committee for Quality Assurance rated Kaiser Permanente Northern California’s Medicare health plan a 5 out of 5 – the highest in Northern California, and among the highest rated in the country.

In the Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2019-2020, published today, Kaiser Permanente’s Medicare health plan in Northern California received a 5 and its commercial health plan a 4.5. Kaiser Permanente’s Southern California region received the same ratings – making the two plans among the highest rated in California and the nation.