John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek is a 572-licensed bed hospital that is designated as the only trauma center for Contra Costa County and portions of Solano County. We are recognized as one of the region's premier healthcare providers, areas of specialty include high- and low-risk obstetrics, orthopedics, neurosciences, cardiac care, and cancer care. John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC), a national accreditation program of hospitals and other health care organizations.
John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek
Entrance and Parking
The main entrance to the John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek is on La Casa Via off of Ygnacio Valley Road. Turn left into the parking garage off of La Casa Via. Our parking garage is open 24 hours with spaces for patients and visitors. The address of the garage is 133 La Casa Via. Complimentary valet parking is also available near the main entrance to the medical center.
Visitors are welcome as they can be a patient's best medicine. However, we ask that visitors be limited to two at a time, and that times listed be observed.
Most Nursing Units
10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Every two hours during 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM except during end of shift reporting at 3:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 8:00 PM.
ICU, CCU, and NSICU visitors are limited to immediate family.
Please limit visits to 15 minutes.
Children under 12 are not permitted.
Parents are welcome anytime.
1:00 to 9:00 PM for healthy siblings and all other visitors
Family Birth Center
11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Siblings of the baby may visit if they are accompanied by a responsible adult. They must be healthy and not exposed to communicable diseases.
Pediatrics and the Birth Center have restricted entrances. Please use the phones by the department doors to request entry.
Additional Information About Visiting
When allowed, children under 12 years of age must be supervised by an adult at all times. Children must be healthy and have current immunizations for contagious diseases.
Please protect our patients. Do not visit if:
- You don't feel well.
- You have a fever or the flu.
- You have a cold or a sore throat.
- You have recently been exposed to and have never had chicken pox, measles or mumps.
If you need further assistance, do not hesitate to ask the Floor Nurse or a Volunteer.
Open 6:30 AM to 3:00 PM and 4:00 to 7:00 PM, daily
Hot Breakfast 6:30 to 9:00 AM
Hot Lunch 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Hot Dinner 4:00 to 7:00 PM
Monday to Friday
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, and 6:00 to 8:00 PM, when volunteers are available
Saturday and Sunday
Open until 4:00 PM, when volunteers are available
Gift Shop Phone: (925) 947-5255
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Contact us to register for all inpatient and outpatient hospital procedures and appointments.
The John Muir Medical Center Auxiliary, Walnut Creek raises funds to give patients state-of-the-art medical treatments and services.
Breastfeeding Support Services
Provides lactation experts to answer questions about breastfeeding, privately consult with nursing mothers, or connect mothers to breastfeeding resources.
Provides coordination of care throughout the entire course of treatment with case managers who assess, plan, facilitate, and advocate for patients.
Family Birth Center
Offers families a full range of labor and delivery services including private rooms, breastfeeding consultations, and specialized care for your baby should you need it.
Provide assistance in navigating financial aid programs to help pay for hospital services.
A team of hospital-based doctors will work closely with your doctors (including surgeons, specialists and primary care), nursing, and other hospital staff to make sure you are receiving high quality care throughout your hospital stay.
A medical procedure that uses shock waves to break up stones in the kidney, bladder, or ureter.
Provides patients with rehabilitaion services to keep lymphedema, a chronic condition in which excess fluid accumulates in the body, under control.
Directs patients to the hospital room, facility, or department they are searching for.
Mammography Appointment Scheduling
Schedule your annual mammogram at one of our convenient locations in Brentwood, Concord, Walnut Creek, Rossmoor, or San Ramon.
Provides patients and former patients of John Muir Health access to and copies of medical records.
Outpatient Infusion Center
Provides services related to chemotherapy, the drugs doctors use to destroy cancer in patients.
Patient Financial Counseling
Provides information to assist patients in paying for John Muir Health's medical services.
Provides information to assist patients in finding services, preparing for a hospital stay, requesting medical records, or getting help financially to pay for services.
Provides family-centered medical care to children when they are ill and a wide range of services to help keep them healthy.
Offers pharmaceutical care from efficient delivery of medicine to straightforward, professional consultations, always taking the steps necessary to safeguard the health of patients.
Provides medical care and services to patients with respiratory conditions from pulmonary disease to asthma, including exercise programs, support groups, and rehabilitation.
Provides medical social workers to advocate for patients, help plan care, and connect patients to resources as they transition from one care setting to another.
Provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient surgical services in Walnut Creek and Concord, inlcuding minimally invasive, robotic, weight loss, and cardiac surgeries.
Community Celebration and Open House
John Muir Health invites you to a celebration of the latest addition to our medical center – and your community – on Saturday, April 2nd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There will be tours of the new building, food, activities for kids, a health fair and more. See for yourself our ongoing commitment to giving you the best health care possible.
New $600 million addition to John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek
In spring 2011, John Muir Health will open a new, $600 million addition to John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek. The Tom & Billie Long Patient Care Tower has been specially designed to continue to provide John Muir Health patients with high-quality patient care and safety, enhance the patient experience and help meet the community's growing health care needs – now and for generations to come.
Online Pre-registration Form
Use this online registration form for most surgeries, tests, and procedures including births, radiology (ultrasound, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, x-rays), mammography, cardiac tests (angiography, EKG), endoscopy, digestive tract and eye procedures, lab work, and all preoperative tests.
Other Registration Forms
Use one of the forms on this list to register for other services, for advance directives, and to apply for financial assistance.