Goleta is a nationally recognized hub of health care excellence, serving all of the Central Coast with superior regional medical facilities and well trained providers of all types.

The city is home to two major private hospitals, plus urgent care facilities, health maintenance and community health care centers, as well as assisted living communities.


Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital provides advanced technology and greater comfort. This new state-of-the-art facility serves the growing community of Goleta Valley. Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital admits more than 1,500 patients a year and sees more than 18,000 emergency visits. Key new features includes an expanded Emergency Department with 20 patient rooms, almost all of which are private, our board-certified emergency physicians can handle increasing demand for services with speed and personal attention, 52 private rooms for medical, surgical and intensive care: We thoughtfully planned features to best meet patient needs, The Ridley-Tree Center for Wound Management: nationally distinguished for excellence in patient satisfaction and clinical results, the center now has four hyperbaric oxygen therapy chambers, which accelerate healing, Cottage Center for Orthopedics offering knee and hip replacement programs that has received the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission, seven surgical suites: State-of-the-art facilities support our facial reconstruction and orthopedics programs as well as general and plastic surgeries, and Healing Arts to comfort, inspire and celebrate the beauty of Goleta Valley.


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