Whether you are seeking everyday health care or need specialty care for a specific medical problem, we are here to help.
If you have already selected a UC Davis Health primary care provider, please call the clinic location where they are located. Front-office staff will verify the physician’s availability and help schedule an appointment for you.
If you haven’t selected a UC Davis Health primary care provider yet, find a clinic near you and call to find out about available providers. Or, you can call our Consumer Resource Center at 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284) and we’ll help you find a provider that meets your needs.
If you already have a primary care physician and feel that you need specialty care for a specific medical problem, your primary care physician can refer you to the appropriate specialist.
Most UC Davis medical specialists do require a referral from either a primary care physician or another specialist, either in the community or at UC Davis.
Call this number for general questions or help choosing a UC Davis doctor.
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
View our listing of specialty care services and locations.
Due to overwhelming demand, we currently are not accepting new adult patients for primary care. We are, however, accepting new pediatric patients for primary care. Representatives at our Consumer Resource Center are available to help answer your questions.
If you are an existing UC Davis Health patient, you can request an appointment with your primary care physician using MyUCDavisHealth, a free, secure and confidential online portal for communicating with your doctor’s office.
If you already have a primary care physician and feel that you need specialty care for a specific medical problem, talk to your primary care physician about referring you to the appropriate specialist.
Referring physicians and their patients have access to help for complex conditions from experts representing more than 150 specialties and the advantages of Sacramento’s #1 hospital, the region’s only nationally ranked comprehensive hospital for children, and access to nearly 2,500 research studies.
We also provide telehealth consultations for physicians throughout Northern California and beyond who may need the expertise available at UC Davis Health. Learn more about our provider-to-provider telehealth program.
Our Physician Referral and Transfer Center liaison team is here to help referring physicians with referrals, transfers and consultations.
The first step is to make sure your health insurance plan includes UC Davis Health or UC Davis Medical Group, and that you have selected it as your medical group.
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If your health insurance plan includes UC Davis Health or UC Davis Medical Group but you’re part of another medical group, your plan may allow you to switch anytime.
If your health insurance plan does not include UC Davis Health or UC Davis Medical Group, you may want to consider switching health plans during your open enrollment period.
If UC Davis Health or UC Davis Medical Group aren’t part of your insurance’s network of primary care doctors and specialists, the type of insurance you have may result in additional fees to see an out-of-network provider.
For example, if you are in a managed care plan, you may be responsible for the cost of an exam or procedure by an out-of-network physician.
You can talk to your health insurance plan about your options if you would like to see a UC Davis Health/UC Davis Medical Group primary care doctor or specialist.
UC Davis Health specialists are available when the need arises. Most specialists require a referral from a primary care physician or another specialist.
It’s important to note that your ability to see a UC Davis Health specialist may be limited by your health plan.
For information on the referral process, contact our Consumer Resource Center at 800-2-UCDAVIS (1-800-282-3284).
Yes. As a UC Davis Health patient, you have the option of using MyUCDavisHealth to securely and confidentially communicate with your care team, review your medical record, and much more.
We are dedicated to enhancing access to health care services for our diverse patient population through professional medical interpretation, translation services and cross-cultural communication. UC Davis Health interpreters and translators serve patients in several languages, including Spanish, Russian, Hmong and many others.
Many UC Davis Health primary care physicians, nurses and staff members are bilingual or multilingual, and select interpreting services are available at primary care locations throughout the Sacramento region.
If you wish to find a non-English-speaking physician, please use our Find a Doctor tool and type the language you want such as “Spanish” in the key word field. You can also call the office of your choice and ask if they have any physicians that speak your language and are currently accepting new patients.
For further assistance, call the Consumer Resource Center at 800-2-UCDAVIS (1-800-282-3284) where certified interpreters are available as needed.