Be in the driver’s seat with diabetes
While type 1 diabetes is largely hereditary, there are specific things you can do to help prevent type 2 diabetes. The most important thing is to manage your weight. Extra pounds affect how insulin works in the body, and that’s what leads to diabetes. Regular exercise and a balanced diet are the goal; Get tips and learn more.
Neurology Team Uses High Precision, High Tech Deep Brain Stimulation
It started as a little tremor in her left little finger, until Darcy Blake experienced full-blown Parkinson’s disease, helped innovate a world-wide support system for women with Parkinson’s, and went through a high-tech, high-precision medical procedure at Kaiser Permanente in Redwood City that changed her life.
“I’m thrilled,” said Blake, Communications Director at Menlo College. “The medical team at Redwood City has given me a new life.” See the photos and read the fully story here.
New Redwood City Hospital opens December 16, 2014
Our new 7-story, 280,000-square-foot hospital combines modern technology with many environmentally friendly features, and brings to our members and the community the excellent care you’ve come to expect from Kaiser Permanente in a beautiful new setting.
Everything has been designed with your health in mind, providing you convenient and personalized care. And it’s easy to find – the new hospital is located at the corner of Veterans Boulevard and Walnut Street at 1100 Veterans Blvd.
There are spacious, private rooms with views and natural light, room service, and pullout guest beds.
And patients will enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi and GetWellNetwork® in all patient rooms so patients can learn more about their health, send requests to hospital staff, watch TV and movies on demand, play electronic games, and connect to high-speed Internet.
Visit the new hospital webpage
to view a simulated video tour of our new facility and learn about the amenities and services that will be offered.
Welcome to Redwood City Medical Center
Kaiser Permanente has been providing health care in Redwood City and its surrounding areas since 1952. Our medical center includes our hospital and several outpatient facilities. We hope you find this website informative and helpful in learning about the health care services we provide.
In our accredited hospital, we provide a wide range of specialized services including cardiology, chronic conditions management, and neuro-interventional radiology. Members from Northern California travel to our Neuroscience Center because we specialize in the treatment of stroke and neurological disorders. Our outpatient medical offices, laboratory, and pharmacies are in one location around our medical center campus to make it easy for you to receive all the services you need.
We are continuously updating our facilities and services to better serve our members with our new hospital scheduled to open in late 2014.
Our San Mateo medical offices, which opened in 2011, are conveniently located just off Highway 101 at Hillsdale Boulevard. In this facility, we provide family-centered care -- choosing one doctor for your entire family, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, sports medicine, pharmacy, lab, x-ray, mammography, optometry and optical center. Visit our San Mateo Medical Offices website for the latest information on this newer facility.
Frank T. Beirne, FACHE
Maureen O’Brien, RN
James O’Donnell, MD
Tony Borba, MBA