John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek

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John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd., Walnut Creek, CA 94598
Phone (925) 939-3000 | Fax (925) 308-8944

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.

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.

Visiting Hours

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

Critical Care
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.

Vista Cafe


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

    First floor

Muir Galleria Gift Shop

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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(925) 947-5280

Contact us to register for all inpatient and outpatient hospital procedures and appointments.

Auxiliary Office
(925) 947-5358

The John Muir Medical Center Auxiliary, Walnut Creek raises funds to give patients state-of-the-art medical treatments and services.

Bone Health Services
(925) 941-7990

Offers screenings and comprehensive care for the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis, a condition that leads to weakened bones and fractures.

Breastfeeding Support Services
(925) 947-3391
Provides lactation experts to answer questions about breastfeeding, privately consult with nursing mothers, or connect mothers to breastfeeding resources.

Cancer Services
(925) 947-3322
Offers a complete range of services providing patients with all aspects of cancer care from early detection and diagnosis, to treatment and survivorship.

Cardiovascular Services
(925) 947-5295
To diagnose, quickly assess, and treat heart problems with electrocardiograms, echocardiography, nuclear stress testing, and coronary angiography.

Case Management
(925) 947-5353
Provides coordination of care throughout the entire course of treatment with case managers who assess, plan, facilitate, and advocate for patients.

Diabetes Center
(925) 941-5076

Provides comprehensive care for patients with diabetes including an exercise program,  classes in self-management and nutrition, and support groups.

Emergency Services
(925) 939-5800

Provides emergency care for serious injuries or conditions requiring immediate medical attention.

Family Birth Center
(925) 947-5330

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.

Financial Counselors
(925) 947-5352

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.

Hyperbaric Medicine
(925) 947-3212

A listing of the  doctors affiliated with John Muir Health who are certified in the medical use of oxygen to treat illness, injury, or infection.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Services
Offers services to patients who are hospitalized and recovering from injury or illness to help regain their maximum physical potential.

(925) 941-5474
A medical procedure that uses shock waves to break up stones in the kidney, bladder, or ureter.

Lymphedema Center
(925) 988-7595

Provides patients with rehabilitaion services to keep lymphedema, a chronic condition in which excess fluid accumulates in the body, under control.

Main Desk
(925) 939-3000

Directs patients to the hospital room, facility, or department they are searching for.

Mammography Appointment Scheduling
(925) 952-2701
Schedule your annual mammogram at one of our convenient locations in Brentwood, Concord, Walnut Creek, Rossmoor, or San Ramon.

Medical Imaging Services
(925) 947-5320
Capabilities include Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Ultrasound, X-ray/fluroscopy, Nuclear Medicine, Mammography and other procedures.

Medical Records
(925) 947-5373

Provides patients and former patients of John Muir Health access to and copies of medical records.

Muir Galleria Gift Shop
(925) 947-5255

A specialty gift shop located off the lobby of John Muir Medical Center, Walnut Creek where you can find flowers, gifts and other novelties.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
(925) 947-5350

Designated as a level III neonatal intensive care nursery, providing the most advanced care for premature and critically ill babies.

(925) 941-5050

Provides comprehensive care for patients with brain and nervous system illnesses, disorders, or injuries.

Nutrition Services
(925) 947-5314

Offers nutrition counseling to patients requiring specialized diets in the treatment of a wide range of health conditions, from pregnancy to cardiovascular disease.

Orthopedics Services
Provides comprehensive care to patients who require treatment for injuries or disorders of the skeletal system, muscles, joints, or ligaments.

Outpatient Infusion Center
Provides services related to chemotherapy, the drugs doctors use to destroy cancer in patients.

Patient Financial Counseling
(925) 947-5352
Provides information to assist patients in paying for John Muir Health's medical services.

Patient Information
(925) 939-3000
Provides information to assist patients in finding services, preparing for a hospital stay, requesting medical records, or getting help financially to pay for services.

(925) 941-5270

Provides family-centered medical care to children when they are ill and a wide range of services to help keep them healthy.

(925) 947-5323

Offers pharmaceutical care from efficient delivery of medicine to straightforward, professional consultations, always taking the steps necessary to safeguard the health of patients.

Respiratory Services
(925) 947-5295

Provides medical care and services to patients with respiratory conditions from pulmonary disease to asthma, including exercise programs, support groups, and rehabilitation.

Social Services
(925) 947-3385

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.

Spiritual Support Services
(925) 947-5281

Provides spiritual care, support, and services to patients, family, and friends of all faiths.

Surgical Services
(925) 939-3000

Provides state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient surgical services in Walnut Creek and Concord, inlcuding minimally invasive, robotic, weight loss, and cardiac surgeries.

Trauma Services
Contra Costa County's only trauma center, saving lives every day and treating critically injured and ill patients around the clock.

Volunteer Services
(925) 947-5358
Coordinates volunteers to provide patients and staff with support throughout John Muir Health's system all across Contra Costa County.

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.