The Sharp Direct Advantage network

Discover our family of award-winning medical groups, hospitals and physicians dedicated to meeting your health care needs.

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The Sharp Direct Advantage network gives you access to over 1,200 physicians, including primary care physicians and specialists, giving you the flexibility you need wherever you're located.

 
 
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Plan medical groups

Your plan medical group (PMG) includes a select group of doctors and hospitals associated with the Sharp Direct Advantage network. Keep in mind that you only have access to one PMG at a time. Referrals and prior authorizations do not transfer between PMGs.

Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group

This medical group has over 500 primary care physicians and specialists ready to provide you with the care you need. Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group physicians serve these areas of San Diego:

  • Carmel Valley
  • Chula Vista
  • Del Mar
  • Downtown San Diego
  • El Cajon
  • Frost Street / Frost Street North
  • Genesee
  • La Mesa / La Mesa West
  • Mira Mesa
  • Mount Helix
  • Murphy Canyon
  • Otay Ranch
  • Point Loma
  • Rancho Bernardo
  • San Carlos
  • San Diego
  • Scripps Ranch
  • Sorrento Mesa
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    Sharp Community Medical Group

    The Sharp Community Medical Group (SCMG) offers more than 1,000 primary care physicians and specialists dedicated to providing you with high-quality care. Admitting hospitals include Sharp HealthCare facilities and Palomar Medical Centers. This medical group serves the following areas:

    • Alpine
    • Campo
    • Carlsbad
    • Chula Vista
    • Clairemont
    • College Area
    • Coronado
    • Del Cerro
    • Downtown San Diego
    • East San Diego
    • El Cajon
    • Encinitas
    • Escondido
    • Fallbrook
    • Hillcrest
    • Imperial Beach
    • Kearny Mesa
    • La Jolla
    • La Mesa
    • Lakeside
    • Linda Vista
    • Mira Mesa
    • Mission Valley
    • National City
    • Oceanside
    • Point Loma
    • Poway
    • Ramona
    • San Diego
    • San Marcos
    • Santee
    • University City
    • Vista


     
     
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    Greater Tri Cities IPA

    This medical group offers a network of over 400 primary care physicians and specialists dedicated to residents in San Diego's North County. The admitting hospital is Palomar Medical Center Escondido and includes the Vista Community Clinic, a federally qualified health center. The physicians of Greater Tri Cities IPA serve the following locations:

    • Carlsbad
    • Encinitas
    • Escondido
    • Oceanside
    • Solana Beach
    • Vista
     

    Get to know your care team

    Understanding who's part of your care team is an important first step in understanding how your health plan works.

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    Hospitals

    Our hospitals are located all throughout San Diego so you'll always have access to the care you need wherever you are. Sharp Direct Advantage offers a wide selection of hospitals including:

    Sharp hospitals*

    • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center
    • Sharp Coronado Hospital
    • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
    • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns
    • Sharp Memorial Hospital

    Additional hospitals

    • Palomar Medical Center Escondido
    • Palomar Medical Center Poway


     
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    Urgent care centers

    Get quick access to medical attention and services when you need it most. Our Sharp Direct Advantage members have access to urgent care centers all throughout San Diego. Discover affiliated urgent care centers within your medical group near you.


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    Pharmacies

    Get access to Sharp Rees-Stealy pharmacies, independently contracted neighborhood pharmacies, and almost all major national pharmacies including locations such as:

    • Costco
    • RiteAid
    • Walgreens
    • Vons
    • Sav-On
    • CVS Pharmacy
    • Ralphs
    • Walmart

     
    * General acute care facility locations only. The network also includes Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital and Sharp McDonald Center.

    Sharp Direct Advantage is offered by Sharp Health Plan. Sharp Health Plan is an HMO with a Medicare contract. Enrollment with Sharp Health Plan depends on contract renewal. Read the full disclaimer.

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