About Us

The Center for Surgery of Encinitas is partnership with the community physicians dedicated to excellent patient care. Founded in 1989, it has cared for more than 65,000 patients. The Center is designed as a multi-specialty ambulatory surgical center. It is a high quality, cost effective alternative to hospital based care with the same physicians and nursing staff. The equipment is state of the art advanced technology to ensure the patients get the best care and treatments available.

The Center for Surgery, like all other Ambulatory Surgical Centers in the area, is physician owned.  Your physician may have a small financial interest in this center.

The Center is known for its warm compassionate personal care with the individual attention for each patient. All made possible with specially trained medical staff and personnel. The community placement of the Center allows easy access for patients and family. The North Coast Health Center at 477 N. El Camino Real in Encinitas is the largest outpatient health campus in North County.

Many medical services are available on the campus including out-patient surgery, pharmacy, laboratory, radiology, nuclear medicine as well as many physician offices.

The mission statement of the Center for Surgery of Encinitas is:

“To improve the lives of the people we touch”

The Center for Surgery supports community charity as a proud sponsor of Fresh Start Surgical Gifts. Please click here for more information or visit www.freshstart.org.FSSG

Our management team is focused on providing the highest level of care and communication to our patient, physician specialists and their staff.

We greatly value our patients and their families’ confidence in entrusting us with their safety, comfort, and convenience while we provide optimal clinical care.

Our physicians enjoy a partnership that provides an efficient extension to their offices for cost effective alternatives, and time saving features to augment today’s medical practice.

A foundation for our team – we respectfully pledge our commitment to provide training, education and the advancement of the work environment though dedicated corporate support.


To care for our patients, serve our physicians, and improve healthcare in America.

Our Values

Clinical Quality We are committed to outstanding patient care and clinical outcomes. 
Integrity We do what is right, no matter how difficult, without exception.  We say what we mean, and we do what we say. 
Service Excellence We seek to exceed the expectations of patients, physicians and each other in everything we do. 
Teamwork We work together, helping and supporting one another to make our Centers, Departments and all of SCA successful. 
Accountability We take complete, personal responsibility for our actions and commitments. 
Continuous Improvement We seek to relentlessly improve our performance in every area – clinical, operational, and financial – constantly   pushing ourselves to new heights.