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  • Proudly Serving Sacramento for More Than 90 Years

    Every minute of every day, we provide quality,
    compassionate health care

Mercy General Hospital

Mercy General Hospital has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. It provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. The 342-bed facility includes the nationally recognized Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute and The Joint Commission-certified Stroke Programs. Mercy General, which leads the state in open-heart surgery, is accredited as a Certified Chest Pain Center with PCI, the first Sacramento-area hospital with this distinction. It also houses the first CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities)-accredited Acute Rehabilitation Unit in the region. Additionally, Mercy General is a respected center for maternity care, orthopedics, spine care and oncology.

Location and Directions

Mercy General Hospital 
4001 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819

Mercy General Hospital is located in central Sacramento on the corners of J and 39th Streets. With convenient access to Highways 50, 99 and the Capital City Freeway, Mercy General Hospital is here to support all your healthcare needs. 

Phone Directory

Please call 916.453.4545 for general information. Or, find individual department listings. Learn More

Visiting Hours and Guidelines

General visiting hours are from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. unless otherwise indicated by a physician or nurse. Some patient care areas, such as the Family Birth Center and the Intensive Care Units, have special policies for visitors. Learn More

  • The Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center

    Our team provides a full continuum of cardiovascular medicine led by cardiologists and cardiovascular surgeons at the top of their field.

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The Future of Cardiovascular Care

With the opening of the Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center at Mercy General Hospital, our expanded integrated care model adds room capacity, increases efficiency and provides better comfort for patients and family. Learn More

Family Birth Center

Your birth day is a day that launches new life. After months of anticipation, where you choose to welcome your new addition to your family is an important decision. Mercy General Hospital’s Family Birth Center’s contemporary birth suites provide an abundance of special features that are focused on your needs. Learn More

Volunteer at Mercy General

Volunteering is a labor of love. Whether delivering flowers, assisting visitors, or helping patients it is a service from the heart. Learn More

Neighborhood News

The Mercy General Hospital Neighborhood Advisory Committee (NAC) is a voluntary group that advises the hospital about issues in relation to the hospital's role in the neighborhood. Anyone who is interested in East Sacramento and Mercy General Hospital is invited to attend. Learn More

Employee Resources

Mercy General Hospital Employees are asked to consider alternative ways of traveling into work, as a means to decrease the traffic footprint on campus. Discover all the transportation alternatives. Learn More

Fast Facts

Mercy General Hospital has proudly served the Sacramento community for more nearly 100 years. Our nationally ranked programs ensure residents of our community get superior care when they need it. Learn More