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Serving San Luis Obispo

A community hospital with a huge heart

Physician & Resident Services

We are proud to be San Luis Obispo’s only not-for-profit mission driven hospital. We have 112 licensed beds, nearly 500 employees and more than 330 active medical staff. French Hospital is nationally recognized for exceeding patient satisfaction in service quality. French consistently rates in the top three nationally for Emergency Department and Inpatient Patient Satisfaction scores. Our patient satisfaction scores are the result of the extraordinary care and compassion provided by our dedicated staff and physicians. French Hospital is nationally recognized as a quality leader and fully accredited by the Joint Commission. We’ve served San Luis Obispo and the surrounding communities more than 60 years.

Joining French Hospital Medical Center

When you join the French Hospital Medical Center staff as a physician, you’ll feel like part of our family. Please explore the links below and the rest of the site to learn more about us.

Get to Know Us

Learn about French Hospital Medical Center's commitment to you and your family, to our communities and to delivering care that meets every patient's physical, mental and spiritual needs.

Graduating Residents

As you prepare to begin your own practice, consider the advantages of affiliating with a Dignity Health facility.

Locations and Facilities

Part of humankindness is being right where you need us. Every minute of every day, we provide quality, compassionate health care at 39 hospitals and more than 400 care centers in communities across California, Arizona, and Nevada. And while not everyone may live near a major medical facility, Dignity Health is bringing resources closer to home.

Medical Students

Join a Dignity Health residency program and you become a member of one of the largest hospital systems in the nation and the largest not-for-profit acute care provider in California.


French Hospital Medical Center staff and physicians are committed to high-quality care coupled with bringing the latest technology and best practices to patient care. 

You and Your Family

Surrounded by majestic mountains, San Luis Obispo is located on California's beautiful Central Coast, eight miles from the Pacific Ocean.