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Better Primary Care for You and Your Family

UC San Diego Health ranked first in San Diego and fifth in California by U.S. News and World Report

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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  • Read provider bios, including ratings and locations.
  • Or call 800-926-8273 — we can help you find the right primary care doctor (PCP).

Explore primary care options for every member of your family. Our expanding network includes more than 650 primary care providers in San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties.

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 San Diego County and expanded our network of affiliated providers to communities across San Diego, Riverside and Imperial counties.

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 with 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.

See Video Visits for more information, including FAQs, how to download and use our free app and other helpful tips about virtual appointments.

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  • Make appointments, conduct a video visit, refill prescriptions, message your doctor's office, view your medical records, test results and more with MyUCSDChart.
  • Learn how to create your free MyUCSDChart account and access it with the MyUCSDHealth app.