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 partnered to better serve the healthcare needs of families with children in the San Diego area. CPCMG joins a physician network of more than 1,450 healthcare providers at UC San Diego who provide primary, pediatric and specialty care for every stage of life.

“We are thrilled to welcome CPCMG to UC San Diego’s growing healthcare provider network. Together, we will best serve 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 merger and our current pediatric practices, we will improve community health with a focus on the primary care needs of our region’s youngest patients.”

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. (Credit: CPMG)

“CPCMG’s mission is to ensure the healthiest cohort of children into adulthood,” said Adam Breslow, MD, MBA, CPCMG CEO. “We are proud to serve all communities in San Diego and South Riverside. When our patients become adults, we can confidently transfer care to the region’s top-ranked academic medical system.”

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

“UC San Diego Health associates only with practices with superior physicians and clinical outcomes, as continually demonstrated by CPCMG,” said Christopher Kane, MD, CEO, UC San Diego Health Physician Group. “CPMCG represents an additional new option for current and new patients, especially during open enrollment.”

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

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 Healthcare (AAAHC) since 2009, attesting to its commitment to providing safe and high-quality services to its patients.

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

UC San Diego Health is currently ranked #1 regionally in the US News and World Report A “Best Hospital” survey, it has a double-A rating from The 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 consists of UC San Diego Medical Center at 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 primary care and same day services at clinics throughout Southern California.

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