Good health begins with good primary care. That’s why UC San Diego Health is your best choice for primary care in San Diego County.
At the region’s only academic health system you’ll find a team dedicated to using the latest advances in medicine to keep you and your family feeling your best. We've been ranked #1 in San Diego by
U.S. News & World Report, with 10 of our specialty care programs named among the top 50 in the nation.
Care for All Ages
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- Or call
800-926-8273 — we can help you find the right primary care doctor (PCP).
Explore primary care options for every member for your family.
Primary Care for Kids
Rely on a UC San Diego Health doctor to care for your child through every stage of growth and development. Choose from:
Primary Care for Adults
Get comprehensive care to fit your needs and preferences. Learn about:
Primary Care for Seniors
Stay well as you age by partnering with a doctor at UC San Diego Health. Get top-quality care from:
Doctors in Your Neighborhood
Care from UC San Diego Health may be closer than you think. We’ve opened new locations in Eastlake/Chula Vista, Encinitas, Pacific Highlands Ranch and Rancho Bernardo, and expanded our network of affiliated providers to communities across San Diego County.
When to See a Primary Care Provider
Build a long-term relationship with your doctor when you visit them regularly for care. Count on your primary care provider (PCP) for:
- Routine checkups and health screenings
- Preventive care, including
flu shots and other vaccinations
- Care of minor illnesses and injuries
- Help managing chronic health conditions, like diabetes and high blood pressure
- Referrals to
specialty care, as needed
Same-Day Appointments, Walk-In Care and Video Visits
Rest assured, at UC San Diego Health, you can get care when you need it — even from the comfort of your home without having to drive to your doctor's office.
- Take advantage of same-day, walk-in care at one of our
Urgent Care or Express Care locations. We also offer
Express Care Video Visits.
- Some PCPs offer same-day appointments. You can also message your doctor's office through
MyUCSDChart, your secure online health tool.
- You can also schedule your own video visits online with your PCP. Log in to your
MyUCSDChart account, go the
Visits menu, click
Schedule an Appointment and then select
Video Visit: Primary Care.
Video Visits for more information, including FAQs, how to download and use our free app and other helpful tips about virtual appointments.