San Diego Urgent Care

Sharp HealthCare has urgent care centers throughout San Diego County that provide care for medical problems that are urgent but not life-threatening. Whether you live in Pacific Beach, El Cajon, downtown San Diego, Poway, Chula Vista or Escondido, there's a Sharp urgent care clinic in San Diego near you. Learn more about urgent care centers, coverage information and prior authorization.

  • Sharp Rees-Stealy Urgent Care Centers
    All enrolled members of the Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group can access any Sharp Rees-Stealy Urgent Care Center without a referral from their primary care physician. Walk-ins are welcome and no appointment needed. Learn more about Sharp Rees-Stealy Urgent Care Centers or call 858-499-2600.
  • Sharp Community Medical Group
    All enrolled members of Sharp Community Medical Group have a variety of urgent care centers to choose from throughout San Diego County. Members should get prior authorization by calling their primary care physician to determine if urgent care is required. Learn more about Sharp Community Medical Group Urgent Care or call 858-499-2550.

Conditions We Treat

Sharp's urgent care centers help diagnose and treat many non-life-threatening conditions, including:
  • Bites 
  • Ear aches 
  • Flu 
  • Infections 
  • Minor burns
  • Rashes
  • Sore throat
  • Sprains and minor fractures 

Urgent Care Coverage Information

Because Sharp works with many different health plans and insurance companies, coverage for services at Sharp urgent care centers may vary depending on the health plan to which you belong.

Prior Authorization
Members of other medical groups or patients not affiliated with a Sharp medical group should consult their health plan member services department or primary care physician for information on where to go for urgent care services. Patients who do not receive prior authorization will be liable for the cost of the services rendered. A copay or deposit may be required.

For More Information
For more information about urgent care and non-life-threatening conditions, please read Non-Traumatic Emergencies in Adult Health. To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for San Diego doctors or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.