About Us

Welcome to MemorialCare Surgical Center – Saddleback. We are dedicated to providing high quality care and convenient health care services to our community. Our team members are selected for their experience, knowledge, attitude and commitment to quality and care.

MemorialCare Surgical Center – Saddleback provides cost-effective outpatient surgical services using modern, state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and caring environment by highly-skilled, compassionate staff serving South Orange County, California.

MemorialCare Surgical Center – Saddleback is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) and certified to participate in the Medicare Program.

Our team looks forward to having the opportunity to serve you.

Center Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day – Third Monday of January
  • Memorial Day – Last Monday of May
  • Independence Day – July 4
  • Labor Day – First Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day – Fourth Thursday of November
  • Day after Thanksgiving – Friday after Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day – December 25


Lisa Engel, RN, BSN, Chief Executive Officer Lisa.Engel@scasurgery.com
Maureen Hilde, RN, Clinical Nurse Manager Operating Room Maureen.Hilde@scasurgery.com
Janette Alameda-Brown, RN, BSN Clinical Nurse Manager PreOp & Recovery Janette.Alameda-Brown@scasurgery.com
Pablo Munoz, Materials Manager Pablo.Munoz@scasurgery.com
Jill Sauber, Business Office Manager Jill.Sauber@scasurgery.com

To care for our patients, serve our physicians, and improve healthcare in America.

Our Values

Clinical Quality We are committed to outstanding patient care and clinical outcomes.
Integrity We do what is right, no matter how difficult, without exception.  We say what we mean, and we do what we say.
Service Excellence We seek to exceed the expectations of patients, physicians and each other in everything we do.
Teamwork We work together, helping and supporting one another to make our Centers, Departments and all of SCA Health successful.
Accountability We take complete, personal responsibility for our actions and commitments.
Continuous Improvement We seek to relentlessly improve our performance in every area – clinical, operational, and financial – constantly pushing ourselves to new heights.
Inclusion We create an environment in which all teammates’ ideas, perspectives, and experiences are heard, valued, and respected.