Comprehensive community health center includes physicians, X-ray, laboratory, mammography and other services—all in one 26,000 square foot convenient location.

Open House Saturday, Feb. 1 9am-noon features tours, meet-the-doctors, Angels starting pitcher Griffin Canning, food, screenings, events for all ages and much more.

ORANGE COUNTY, CA: As part of its significant expansion of easily accessible health services throughout Orange County, MemorialCare just opened a new 26,000 square foot, comprehensive health center in Rancho Mission Viejo’s Sendero Marketplace at 30492 Gateway Place with top-rated physicians and medical services for all ages in one convenient location.

In partnership with MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center and MemorialCare Medical Group, the new facility has a wide range of primary care physicians and services. Providers include family medicine physicians, pediatricians, obstetricians & gynecologists, sports medicine specialists and other specialty physicians, nurses, medical assistants and support personnel. Adding to the one-stop concept are on-site X-ray and laboratory services, advanced 3D mammography, breast ultrasound and more offerings in the near future.  With hours beginning at 8am as well as some evening hours plus an Urgent Care Center nearby, it is easily accessible and convenient for those living and working in South Orange County communities.

“Rancho Mission Viejo and MemorialCare share a passion for achieving, sustaining and improving the quality of life and health—that’s why we’re proud to be the exclusive medical provider for this incredible community,” explains Mark Schafer, M.D., CEO, MemorialCare Medical Foundation, which includes MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians. “We’re excited to open this state-of-the-art, custom designed health center capable of providing comprehensive medical care all under one roof.”

“MemorialCare’s new health center is the foundation of community health for the active, growing and exciting Rancho Mission Viejo community,” says Marcia Manker, CEO, MemorialCare Saddleback and Orange Coast Medical Centers. “The new health center is a perfect fit for people of all ages with a wide range of health care needs. If patients require hospital care, MemorialCare Saddleback Medical Center’s exceptional team of clinicians and support staff are just a short distance away.”

To support an active, outdoor lifestyle favored by residents, MemorialCare is partnering with Ranch Life community association to offer community events and health seminars on topics like diet, exercise and preconception planning.

“Physicians at MemorialCare Medical Group are dedicated to delivering the highest quality, most easily accessible care to our patients,” says Ian Bare, M.D., Medical Director, Rancho Mission Viejo Health Center. “Our goal is to be the preferred provider for families of all of South County--Rancho Mission Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Dana Point, San Juan Capistrano, San Clemente, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, Irvine, Rancho Santa Margarita and every city throughout the region—where we have numerous community physician practices, outpatient surgery, medical imaging, urgent care, breast health, dialysis and other health care services.”

The community is invited to the Rancho Mission Viejo Health Center grand opening celebration  Saturday, Feb. 1 from 9am to Noon with ribbon cutting at 9:30am. Participants can tour the Health Center and meet the physicians. Angels starting pitcher Griffin Canning and Angels Strike Force will greet fans from 10am to Noon. The event features food and activities for children and adults, health screenings and more. For addition details about the free event, visit

For more details about Rancho Mission Viejo Health Center, visit www.memorialcare/rmv or call (877) 696-3622 to make an appointment. To schedule a mammogram, call (949) 452-7200.

For details on MemorialCare’s San Juan Capistrano Urgent Care Center located at 31001 Rancho Viejo Road in Suite 200—just three miles from Rancho Mission Viejo Health Center—visit or call (877) 696-3622.  Urgent care is open weekdays 9am to 9pm, weekends 9am to 5pm and holidays 9am to 5pm