Family Medicine

At UC San Diego Family Medicine, we strive to provide a true patient centered medical home that offers the most advanced high-tech and high-touch medicine available today. Our goal is always to deliver the right care to the right patient at the right time and in the right place.

We believe that no matter how big an institution we belong to, family medicine care is based on personal relationships.

As we strive to be your medical home, we aim to:
  • Be your personal physician
  • Take a “whole person” approach to your care
  • Encourage you to improve your health outcomes
  • Engage you in shared decision-making and give feedback
  • Use evidence-based medicine to guide decision-making
  • Deliver coordinated care that is integrated with UC San Diego Health System
  • Work toward continuous quality improvement
  • Use information technology to support optimal patient care Provide you with greater access to care through extended hours and electronic communication

We strive for these six important C’s of primary care:

First CONTACT

Let us be the first place you turn to.

Continuity of Care

We develop long-term relationships with our patients.

Comprehensiveness

Almost all of the time, we will be able to help you directly.

Care Coordination

When needed, we coordinate referrals to specialists.

Understand the Context

It’s important we understand your health concerns within the context of your life circumstances.

Competence

We practice evidence-based medicine.

In addition to the general preventive and acute care we provide, here are some other features and services we offer:

Advanced Access

Now you can make appointments on short notice and be seen the same day or within a couple days.

MyUCSDChart

This secure online tool allows you to view your personal health record, communicate with your clinic, request appointments and receive important health reminders.

Electronic Medical Records

Our electronic medical records system allows us to be “paperless.” We can electronically order prescriptions and refills, send orders directly to the lab or radiology department, and make referrals to specialists. It provides us with a way to track your care throughout our Health System so we can deliver the best and most coordinated care possible.

Obstetrical Care

Obstetrical services are available in all three offices.

Sports Medicine

Our Sports Medicine physicians are available to address and treat your musculoskeletal and orthopedic problems.

Shared Medical Appointments

For patients with certain chronic diseases and conditions, such as diabetes, we offer small group appointments to help them work toward better management of their health condition or disease.

Chronic Care Model

This new model of care involves bringing together a multidisciplinary team of health professionals to develop the best approach for treating chronic illnesses. Patients also play a more active role in managing their own chronic illnesses.

Pharmacy Medication Management

With the assistance of our Skaggs School of Pharmacy faculty, students and residents, we can now offer assistance to patients with complex medication lists who are having difficulties with side effects, costs or just being able to manage their medications regularly and safely.

Collaborative Care

Our therapists can provide therapy for common mental health concerns and can help patients make behavioral changes in order to better manage chronic health conditions.

Population Medicine

We want all of our patients to improve their health, not just those who decide to come and see us on a particular day. We will try to look out for you even when you aren’t visiting us. This means reminders for preventive services like cancer screening and immunizations, updates about current or new medications, and health information resources.

Contact Us

Call 800-926-8273

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