Walnut Creek Medical Center

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

Walnut Creek Medical Center is a 554-licensed bed hospital that is designated as the only trauma center for Contra Costa County and portions of Solano County.

Recognized as one of the nation, state and region’s premier health care providers by U.S. News and World Report for eight consecutive years, areas of specialty include high- and low-risk obstetrics, pediatrics, orthopedics, rehabilitation, neurosciences, cardiac, emergency, trauma and cancer care.

Walnut Creek Medical Center is also accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) for demonstrating compliance with their national, state-of-the-art standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

Hospital Maps
Visitor Information
Entrance and Parking

The main entrance to the Walnut Creek Medical Center 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


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.

Paying For Services

For your convenience, we offer a wide variety of payment options, including:

  • Most health insurance plans. View the plans we accept.
  • Cash or check
  • MasterCard / Visa (debit or credit)
  • American Express
  • Discover

For amounts not collected at time of service, you may pay your bill by mail or phone. You can also conveniently pay your bill online using a credit card.

We also offer a number of patient financial assistance programs to help you cover bills for services you have received through our hospitals.

Walnut Creek Medical Center is ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a top hospital.

John Muir Health's hospitals are Magnet-designated.

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