Desert Regional Medical Center

1150 N Indian Canyon Dr
Palm Springs
(760) 323-6511

Business Philosophy

As the regional medical center in the Coachella Valley, Desert Regional Medical Center's vision is the continuous improvement of the health and well-being of the communities we serve. A commitment to clinical excellence shall be demonstrated through measurable quality outcomes, while ongoing financial stability will enable Desert Regional Medical Center to fulfill its mission and attain its vision.

Mission Statement

The Hospital you trust to care for those you love.

General Facts

Founded in 1948, Desert Regional Medical Center is a 387-bed tertiary acute care hospital located in Palm Springs. The emergency department is the Coachella Valley's only designated trauma center, serving more than 8,000 square miles of Southeastern California.

Desert Regional Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of services that includes: Emergency/Trauma Services , Comprehensive Cancer Center , Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences , Bariatric Specialists , Joslin Diabetes Center , El Mirador Imaging Center and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. In addition, Desert Regional has expanded three of its clinics to the La Quinta Medical Center at 47647 Caleo Bay: Comprehensive Cancer Center, Institute of Clinical Orthopedics and Neurosciences, and La Quinta Imaging.

Desert Regional Medical Center has received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval, its highest level of certification, for their Advanced Primary Stroke Center and Advanced Congestive Heart Failure program.

For Physicians

We believe that building relationships with physicians is a major way to secure a successful future in the rapidly evolving health care industry. Our facility offers a wide variety of rewarding and challenging practice opportunities as a medical staff member. Our team of dedicated Physician Relations Managers (PRM) is at your disposal to help make Desert Regional a convenient place for you to practice. To connect with the appropriate PRM and subsequent services you require visit

Find Opportunities
Check here to find and inquire about a physician opportunity at our facility.

Find Information
Resources for current Desert Regional medical staff members and new applicants

Breast Cancer Pre-Treatment Conference
Every Wednesday

Tumor Board - Cancer Conference
Every Thursday

Thoracic Pre-Treatment Conference
2nd Tuesday each month

Grand Rounds
1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month

For more information on CME's, please contact the Medical Staff Office at (760) 323-6158.

Medical Library at Desert Regional Medical Center
Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed Saturday-Sunday.

For more information, please contact Judith Cohen, Medical Librarian at (760) 323-6151.

Our Services

Click on one of the links below to see a complete list of each service we offer.

Medical Services
We offer a comprehensive range of health services and medical programs designed to meet your health care needs. View a complete listing by clicking on More ..
Community Programs
We offer valuable services not only to patients and families in our hospital, but also to members of the community. View a complete listing by clicking on More ..
Patient & Visitor Information
We offer a wide variety of hospital-based services you can access while staying or visiting with us. Find out more about the various services we offer by clicking on More ..
Online Services
We offer several online services for your convenience. More ..

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Our Commitment to Quality

One of the keys to the success of any worthwhile endeavor we choose to undertake is our ability to measure our progress in achieving the objectives we have set for ourselves. Without this critical feedback, we cannot accurately judge whether our efforts are truly effective or not.

I'd like to tell you about the initiatives we have implemented to improve quality of care and patient safety at Desert Regional Medical Center. On this web site you will see information on some of the programs and processes we have put in place to help us achieve our quality goals, and highlights some of the individuals who play a key role in these important efforts.

Desert Medical Center achieved an aggregate score of 97.4% in the CMS core measures reported by the federal government, which is above the national average of 97.1% . I am very proud of our performance and extremely appreciative of the dedicated staff and physicians whose hard work are behind this great score. The information contained in this document offers tangible evidence of the progress we are making toward accomplishing our No. 1 objective: ensuring that we consistently provide safe and effective care for every patient who seeks treatment at our hospital.

At Desert Medical Center, we are committed to providing each and every patient with quality care.


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