Primary Care Providers in San Francisco, CA

Find a primary care provider (PCP) near you in San Francisco for your routine health needs.

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Healthcare at a Glance in San Francisco, CA

San Francisco is home to various large healthcare systems, with some of the best healthcare options in the nation. The Bay Area has access to University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center, ranked #1 in San Francisco, as well as regional providers such as Kaiser Permanente and Stanford Health. There are 3 major children’s hospitals, over 5 cancer centers, including UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, and one of the top-rated transplant centers in the nation at UCSF Medical Center. Veterans in the area have access to San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC) and 6community-based clinics in Santa Rosa, Eureka, Ukiah, Clearlake, San Bruno, and downtown San Francisco. San Francisco currently has 7 medical schools, and prides itself on being an academic medical hub.

Primary Care FAQS

What is a primary care doctor?

Primary care physicians (PCPs) — also known as primary care providers — are a vital part of your preventive care and wellness. All your routine care needs such as annual physicals, vaccinations, and lab work can be addressed by your PCP.

A PCP can be a family medicine provider, internist, or some other healthcare professionals who practice general medicine.

By working with other members of your healthcare team, your PCP can help you manage your overall health.