Children’s Primary Care Medical Group Joins UC San Diego Health Network

Children’s Primary Care Medical Group (CPCMG) and UC San Diego Health have joined forces to better meet the health care needs of families with children in the San Diego area. CPCMG joins a physician network of more than 1,450 UC San Diego healthcare providers who provide primary, pediatric, and specialty care at every stage of life.

“We are thrilled to welcome CPCMG to UC San Diego Health’s growing provider network. Together, we will best meet the needs of the community by providing safe, high-quality care in a variety of convenient locations,” said Patty Maysent, CEO, UC San Diego Health. “Through this membership and our current pediatric practices, we will improve community health by focusing on the primary care needs of the youngest patients in our region.

CPCMG is nationally recognized as San Diego’s largest pediatric primary care medical group and is integrated and respected by Rady Children’s Hospital of San Diego and Rady Children’s Pediatric Specialists. (Credit: CPMG)

“CPCMG’s mission is to deliver the healthiest cohort of children into adulthood,” said Adam Breslow, MD, MBA, CEO of CPCMG. “We are proud to serve in every community in San Diego and Southern Riverside counties. When our patients become adults, we can confidently transition care to the best academic medical system in the region.

CPCMG complements the established and highly regarded pediatric group at UC San Diego Health. CPCMG provides primary pediatric care with 29 sites spanning San Diego and Southwest Riverside counties and includes a multidisciplinary team of more than 165 clinical providers.

“UC San Diego Health only affiliates with practices with superb physicians and clinical results, as continually demonstrated by CPCMG,” said Christopher Kane, MD, CEO, UC San Diego Health Physician Group. “CPCMG represents a new add-on option for current and new patients, especially during open enrollment.”

All CPCMG clinics have availability for new patients, many with access to after-hours appointments for urgent needs. The group offers the full range of standard pediatric services. Additionally, same-day video visits, behavioral health, weight management, and lactation services are available at a pediatric primary care facility.

Founded in 1995, CPCMG is nationally recognized as San Diego’s largest pediatric primary care medical group and is integrated and respected by both Rady Children’s Hospital-San Diego and Rady Children’s Pediatric Specialists.

CPCMG has been recognized by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) since 2009, certifying its commitment to providing safe, high-quality services to its patients.

UC San Diego Health expanded its primary care presence in San Diego with seven new locations over four years. More than 13 clinics stretch from La Jolla and Hillcrest to Eastlake and Vista. Many practices offer extended hours, virtual visits, weekend appointments, and flexible hours.

UC San Diego Health is currently ranked #1 regionally in US News and World Report The “Best Hospital” survey, earned a double “A” rating from Leapfrog Group and is ranked third nationally among comprehensive academic medical centers by Vizient Inc. Additionally, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recognized UC San Diego Health as a five-star institution for quality of care.

UC San Diego Health includes UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest and Jacobs Medical Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Institute, Moores Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, and Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute, all in La Jolla, as well as the primary care and same-day services at clinics throughout Southern California.

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