Medical Staff Administration: Credentialing and Privileging

Medical Staff Administration performs credentialing and privileging services for all health care personnel who practice at UC San Diego Health facilities.

We review and implement federal rulings and accreditation standards pertaining to medical staff and advanced practice providers (APPs). We also develop and enforce the rules and regulations that govern their activities.

COVID-19 Resources and Emergency / Disaster Privileges

Other Links and Resources

UC San Diego Health Resources

State and Federal Authorities

  • DEA licenses: Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) 
    San Diego office: 800-284-1152
    The DEA fee exemption applies only to UC San Diego Health faculty and employed staff who treat patients at or on behalf of UC San Diego Health. To be eligible for the exemption, the following requirements must be met:
    • Be currently employed and/or working at or on behalf of UC San Diego Health
    • A UCSD address, including mail code
    • An active UCSD email address
    The certifying official is Sara Q. Perez, Medical Staff Administration, 619-543-7874. Medical Staff Administration does not reimburse DEA fees inadvertently paid. You will need to contact your department.
  • Medical licenses: Medical Board of California, 916-263-2382
  • DO licenses: Osteopathic Board of California, 916-263-3100
  • Fluoroscopy permits: California Radiography Supervisor Permit
  • National Provider Identifier: NPI Registry 

Contact Us

Medical Staff Administration
Phone: 619-543-7874
Fax: 619-543-7850

Mailing address:
200 W. Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92103-8821

Staff Contact List

Medical Staff Administration Contact List