Santa Barbara is a 2-hour drive north from Los Angeles or a short hop from any corner of the world via the Santa Barbara airport. Its beautiful beaches, majestic mountains, and colorful culture make Santa Barbara a premier resort destination, living up to its reputation as the “American Riviera.” Santa Barbara also happens to be home to the world famous Stearns Wharf, a great destination for some whale watching and minutes away from renowned wine country. Santa Barbara has something for everyone. http://www.santabarbaraca.gov/
One of four hospitals affiliated with the Cottage Health, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital a 450-bed acute care teaching hospital and trauma center, the largest of its kind between Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay Area. The hospital was founded in 1888 by 50 women determined to provide a healthcare facility to the growing community of Santa Barbara. Today, the hospital sees over 20,000 patients, 73,000 emergency department visits, and 2,400 births annually. http://www.cottagehealth.org/
The not-for-profit Cottage Health is the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region. Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 2 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers.
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