San Diego Naval Medical Center - On and Off Base Information

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Balboa Naval Hospital, also known as Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD), is located in the heart of San Diego's beautiful Balboa Park. It is one of the largest and most comprehensive military medical centers in the world, with nearly every kind of doctor and specialist available. The hospital provides medical care to active duty, dependents, and retirees. Facilities include a 272-bed hospital, 18 operating rooms, 2 Fisher Houses, 2 gyms, basketball and volleyball courts, and a softball field.This Balboa Naval Hospital directory features the critical info you’ll need to navigate through the many facilities and recreational opportunities available on base.


NMCSD is accredited by the Joint Commission. More than 250,000 San Diego residents are eligible for care at NMCSD, with nearly 100,000 beneficiaries enrolled. NMCSD staff is comprised of more than 6,500 military, civilian, contractor and volunteer personnel. In addition , NMCSD has the only Navy Medicine amputee center in the Western Pacific, has been recognized for many of its clinical and research programs, including refractive surgery, post-traumatic stress, and hearing and balance disorders. NMCSD personnel proudly deploy to support US Military Hospital Kuwait, the I and III Marine Expeditionary Forces, numerous humanitarian missions afloat and ashore and as individual augmentees. Recently, the NMCSD staff has been recognized for excellence by such organizations as the American College of Surgeons, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Athena International and the San Diego Business Journal.

Base Location

34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA 92134

Blog Posts (See all 13 posts)

Who Dunnit? Murder Mystery Parties in San Diego Old Town Navy spouse brings Murder Mystery Parties to Old Town San Diego! Murder N'Mayhem: Murder Mystery Parties recently launched a new tour with a twist: Who Dunnit? Old Town San Diego! Stolen jewels, a dead body and a handful of suspects Who will solve the case and make Old Town a safer place? Join Who Dunnit? Old Town San Diego for a one of a kind interactive murder mystery adventure tour. Hot on the heels of a killer through the streets of Old Town you will virtually collect clues and evidence to solve Who Dunnit?! You will have to crack c... read more

When I first visited San Diego with my husband and daughter, we spent a great deal of time at Balboa Park . This is one of my favorite parks. There is so much to do and see, whether you are into Museums, Art, Culture, food, running, hiking, playing or just a day at the Zoo. I can't get enough of this place. Now that I live here I get to spend even more time there! Weekly visits to the Zoo, weekly runs in the park and exploring the gardens with the kids are just a few activities I enjoy. The Park is a city park located in San Diego, with a history dating back to 1868. It is 1200 acres of fun a... read more

Are you into running? Or are you more of a reluctant runner? Are you into winning cool prizes, meeting new people and maybe a beer or two? Well, San Diego Adventure Runs has all of this! It is basically a giant scavenger hunt! You can run (or walk) to your clues. It lasts one hour and then there is a social hour after. It all starts at Road Runner Sports in San Diego. You can either pre-register online or register at the race. What's the difference? If you pre-register you get a coupon for a FREE beer from Stone Brewing Company! Races are every second Thursday of the month. They shopping and ... read more

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