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.
Virtual tour of the Walnut Creek Medical Center
Due to COVID-19, please go here for the latest visitor policies and 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.
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
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
We also offer a number of patient financial assistance programs to help you cover bills for services you have received through our hospitals.
Awards & Recognition
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.