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Jean McLaughlin Women's Center for Health and Healing


In the spirit of the woman for whom it is named, the Jean McLaughlin Women’s Center for Health and Healing is warm and inviting, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and deeply committed to the health and well-being of women throughout North County.
As an integral part of the large-scale expansion effort at Palomar Pomerado Health, the Center opened its doors in 2008. The Center provides San Diego women with education and support, advanced technologies for diagnosis and treatment and personalized, compassionate care delivered in a peaceful, healing environment.
The team of physicians, nurses and other health professionals provide a wide range of services for women, of all stages of life-provided in one convenient location.

Created to treat a woman’s body, nourish her soul and rejuvenate her spirit, the Jean McLaughlin Women’s Center for Health and Healing combines the most advanced technologies for diagnosis and treatment with personalized, compassionate care provided in a peaceful, healing environment.

The 10,406-square-foot Women’s Center is located in the new Pomerado Outpatient Pavilion adjacent to Pomerado Hospital. The Center resides on the first floor of the Pavilion and is home to a comprehensive breast center and perinatal testing center. The Center provides San Diego women with education and support, advanced technologies for diagnosis and treatment and personalized, compassionate care delivered in a peaceful, healing environment.

A key component of the Jean McLaughlin Women’s Center for Health and Healing is the Breast Center. The Breast Center is designed to provide screening and diagnostic procedures, as well as coordinated care, support services and resources for women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Breast procedures include:
  • Mammography
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast surgery

The all-female staff of technicians provide services in a peaceful, comfortable environment using the most advanced diagnostic equipment.

For added privacy, the Center offers two waiting areas – one for family and friends and one exclusively for gowned patients.

Featured services include:
  • Breast Health Nurse Navigator
  • Breast Health Education
  • One-on-One Breast Self-Exam Instruction
  • Cancer Programs and Support Groups
  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff
Women are invited to call or stop by to schedule an exam. While you’re here, visit the Women’s Health Connection Boutique and Resource Center, featuring an extensive resource center and lending library, as well as products designed for women recovering from cancer.