How to Become a Sharp Patient
Welcome to the Sharp family.
There are three easy steps to become a Sharp patient and you can choose where to start.
Verify your insurance coverage.
Sharp accepts almost all health insurance plans. View the plans we accept to make certain your insurance provider is one of them. We welcome you to sign up for Sharp Health Plan, which offers a variety of health insurance options for individuals, families and businesses.
If you have any questions about copays, deductibles or your covered services, please call your insurance company to confirm you have the coverage you need.
Choose a medical group.
With three medical groups to choose from, you will find the best doctor at the right location.
Find the doctor who is right for you.
There are two simple ways to find the right doctor for you.
- Search online with our quick, easy-to-use Find a Doctor tool
- Call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 7 am to 7 pm, to speak with a physician referral nurse who knows our doctors and can help you find the perfect fit
Need some help deciding? Check out our tips for choosing a physician and browse through our commonly asked questions about receiving care at Sharp. And don't forget to call your insurance company to confirm the doctor you choose is in its network.
Once you're all set, contact your doctor's office directly to schedule your first appointment.
We'll help find the doctor who's right for you.
View doctors specializing in primary care in San Diego.
Dr. Udesh Shah
"The Sharp Experience means putting the patient first and valuing a strong patient and physician relationship. "
Dr. Joy Emmanuel-Cochrane
"The health of your family and employees is important to me, so I am dedicated to providing quality medical care."
Dr. Rhodaline Tootell
"The Sharp Experience means being part of a medical community that is dedicated to the wellness of our patients."
Dr. Efrain Valladolid
"I practice medicine with a family approach and care for patients of all ages."