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SMMC: Patient & Visitor Guide



San Mateo Medical Center offers comprehensive primary and specialty care for infants, children, teens, adults and older adults in clinics throughout San Mateo County. Find a location near you.

If you are a new patient, call our New Patient Connection Center at (650) 372-3200 to make your first appointment.



San Mateo Medical Center’s acute care hospital, specialty services, ancillary services, emergency services, psychiatric services and administrative offices are located in San Mateo. Some of our primary care clinics also are located in San Mateo.

We are licensed to operate 448 beds including a 62-bed medical/surgical unit, a 7-bed intensive care unit, a 34-bed inpatient psychiatric services unit and 64 skilled nursing beds in San Mateo. We also oversee the operations of Burlingame Skilled Nursing.

Main Number

(650) 573-2222


New Patients

Welcome to San Mateo Medical Center! We look forward to being your healthcare partner.

Our doctors, nurses and support staff are ready to answer your questions, find out what’s important to you, and provide the care you need to live a healthy life.

If you don’t have health insurance, the first step is calling our Health Coverage Unit at 650-616-2002 so we can help you find a plan that works for you. 


Health Care Costs

We believe healthcare cost transparency is important to help you make informed decisions about your care.

To support this effort, San Mateo Medical Center annually publishes its hospital Charge Description Master, which is a list of all hospital procedures we offer and the costs. San Mateo Medical Center also provides additional pricing information, including: