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About San Jose

If you’ve never visited San Jose before, you don’t know what you’re missing. With 300 days of sunshine each year, San Jose is a wonderful place to live and work. It’s a city with a vibrant nightlife, world-class shopping and dining, more than 20 local wineries, and 150 gorgeous outdoor parks and gardens (plus 15 top-notch golf courses within the city limits).

Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, San Jose is about an hour south of San Francisco and an hour north of Monterey and Carmel. With a culturally and ethnically diverse population nearing one million, it is Northern California’s largest city. A hotbed of innovation, San Jose is home to more than 6,600 technology companies and boasts the highest median household income in the nation.

For more information on San Jose and neighboring Los Gatos (Samaritan Medical Center is just a quarter-mile from the Los Gatos border), click here or visit the links below:

San Jose Convention and Visitors’ Bureau
San Jose/Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce
Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Census Information for Santa Clara County

About Our Local Medical Community
With more than 800 local physicians covering a wide range of medical specialties, San Jose’s medical community is thriving. Within 20 miles of Samaritan Medical Center are 10 outstanding hospitals. And right next to our complex lies Good Samaritan Hospital, the award-winning, 429-bed, acute-care hospital known for cutting-edge heart surgery, level III neonatal intensive care and comprehensive stroke services.
For more information on our medical community, visit these helpful links:
Stanford Hospital & Clinics
Cancer CAREpoint
Good Samaritan Hospital
Santa Clara County Medical Association
Santa Clara County IPA
San Jose Medical Group
El Camino Hospital Los Gatos
Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Hospice of the Valley
Daughters of Charity Medical Foundation