Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
is a hospital
located in the East Bay
of the San Francisco Bay Area
. Its three campuses are located in Berkeley
(Alta Bates Campus, Herrick Campus) and Oakland
(Summit Campus). Alta Bates Summit is a non-profit community-based medical center and is part of the Sutter Health
The hospital was named after the nurse Alta Bates. Until its affiliation with Summit Medical Center, it was known simply as Alta Bates Medical Center, and originally, as Alta Bates Hospital.
The Herrick Campus was previously an independent hospital known as Herrick Hospital, and originally, as Roosevelt Hospital.
"We enhance the health and well being of people in the communities we serve through compassion and excellence."