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Tips for how to choose a physician in San Diego.
Choosing a physician is one of the most important health care decisions you can make. Your physician is your partner and your advocate. You want a San Diego physician who will be there when you need care and who can give you the answers you need.
At Sharp HealthCare, we offer a large selection of highly qualified physicians in San Diego who practice in a variety of settings, from hospitals to multi-specialty offices to private practice offices.
What matters most?
First, spend some time thinking about what is important to you in a physician and write down a few notes. Here are some questions to get you started:
Using Find a Doctor
Our Find a Doctor tool is an easy-to-use database of all Sharp-affiliated physicians. Use the answer to the questions above to narrow down your search, and then browse through a list of physicians who meet your criteria. When you look at a physician profile, you can see a picture and learn about the doctor's education and interests. Read more about accessing care at Sharp and learn about Sharp's two affiliated medical groups.
I've found a physician. What's next?
Once you’re ready, call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277) to speak with a nurse who knows all about the physicians at Sharp. Specially trained physician referral nurses can:
Physician referral nurses are available to take your call Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm. Or go to Call Me Back and tell us the best time to give you a call.
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1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.
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