ESCONDIDO–Palomar Health announced today that Pomerado Hospital is now Palomar Medical Center Poway.
The new name better reflects the nature of our comprehensive healthcare system with medical centers across North County.
“Pomerado Hospital has been an important part of the Poway community since 1977. The new name—Palomar Medical Center Poway—better reflects that it is part of an innovative, comprehensive healthcare system,” said Bob Hemker, President and CEO of Palomar Health. “The warm community feeling that makes it a special place will always be part of the hospital.”
As part of this change, Palomar Health’s medical centers are named for their locations in the community: Palomar Medical Center Poway, Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido
Palomar Medical Center Poway will continue to offer 24‐hour emergency services, labor and delivery, a neonatal intensive care unit, cardiovascular care, orthopedic services, wound care, a neuropsychiatric unit, a surgical weight loss program, and rehabilitation services. The hospital is also a certified advanced cardiac lifesaving care treatment facility.