MemorialCare Breaks Ground on New Location in Rancho Mission Viejo


26,000 square foot facility will provide convenient access to primary care, specialty care and imaging services.

MemorialCare broke ground to begin construction on its new 26,000 square foot, two-story health center in Rancho Mission Viejo on November 19.

One-Stop Shop for Healthcare

Scheduled to open in the Summer 2019, the new health center will include a staff of primary care physicians, including pediatricians, as well as a full complement of nurses, medical assistants, and front office per¬sonnel. In partnership with MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center and MemorialCare Medical Group, the new location will offer a wide range of primary care and specialty care services, including breast screening mammography, cardiology, X-ray and lab services, mak-ing it a one-stop shop for healthcare in the surrounding community.

“Rancho Mission Viejo and MemorialCare share a common love ─ family ─ which is why we are proud to be the exclusive medical provider for this community,” explains Mark Schafer, MD, CEO, of MemorialCare Medical Foundation. “We are excited to begin construction on what will be a state-of-the-art health center capable of providing comprehensive medical care to the community under one roof.”

“Our vision is that the MemorialCare health center will be the foundation of community health for Rancho Mission Viejo,” says Marcia Manker, CEO of MemorialCare Saddleback and Orange Coast Medical Centers. “The new health center is a perfect fit for people with a wide range of healthcare needs. And If patients’ require inpatient care, MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center’s expert team is just a short distance away.”

Full Service Care Available During Construction

During construction patients have access to an interim office and nearby urgent care center that will meet their healthcare needs while the new facility is being completed.

As the exclusive provider of medical services in the community, MemorialCare Medical Group – Rancho Mission Viejo currently offers primary care and walk-in services at its temporary office located next to Gelson’s in the Sendero Marketplace at 30707 Gateway Place, Suite A-2.

Additional Access

Patients also have convenient access to urgent care services at its San Juan Capistrano office located only three miles away from Sendero Marketplace at 31001 Rancho Viejo Road, Suite 200.

In support of an active, outdoor lifestyle fa¬vored by many local resi¬dents, MemorialCare will also be partnering with the Ranch Life community association, by holding health education classes on a variety of topics such as diet, exercise, and preconception planning, as well as sponsor¬ing Ranch Life community events.

Most Plans Accepted

MemorialCare Medical Group accepts most major HMO, PPO, EPO, POS and some Covered California plans, as well as Medicare, Tricare, Medicare Advantage and Supplemental plans. New patients are now being accepted. The health center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

San Juan Capistrano Urgent Care is open seven days a week. For more information, please call (949) 661-9600.

For more information about MemorialCare Medical Group – Rancho Mission Viejo or to request an appointment, please call (657) 241-8435 or visit