Nearly $4 Billion in Health Care Investments

Most cities would be happy with one top-notch healthcare facilities. In Irvine, there are several. And they’re getting even better.

Soon, more than $4 billion will be invested in expanding and creating new healthcare facilities in Irvine. Here’s an overview:

UC Irvine Health Sciences has begun construction on the Samueli College of Health Sciences complex, a landmark “health sciences district” on 9 acres at California and Bison avenues. The project will unite UCI’s schools of medicine, nursing, pharmacy and population health along with a new integrative-health institute and medical research facility. The project is the nation’s first to incorporate integrative-health research, teaching and patient care across its schools and programs. It includes a 150-seat amphitheater for community programs.

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is building new physician-led specialized institutes that will expand its model of world-class health care delivery. As the highest ranked hospital in Orange County by U.S. News & World Report, the Irvine campus will continue to grow Hoag’s reach and become a prominent comprehensive center for advanced medical treatment, research and innovation.

City of Hope is building a $1 billion cancer research-and-treatment campus on 11 acres at Barranca and Alton parkways. The NCI-designated outpatient cancer center opens this year, providing access to world-renowned physicians, nearly 1,000 clinical trials and more. An outpatient treatment center opened in July 2022, with the full hospital expected to be completed in 2025.

UCI Health, which serves millions each year at its Orange hospital and health facilities throughout the county, has broken ground on a new $1.4 billion medical complex on
Jamboree Road. It will include a 144-bed hospital, a $221 million advanced-care outpatient center and the Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. It will also have the world’s first all-electric powered utility plant powered by green energy generated right on campus. Healing gardens and trails complete the patient-care experience.