Get specialty care through the San Francisco Health Network

Find out how to see a doctor who can diagnose and treat specific conditions, like diabetes or cancer.


If you need care today for an injury or illness that is not life-threatening, see how to get a same-day appointment.

1. Enroll in the San Francisco Health Network

Before you can see a specialist, you need to be a patient at a San Francisco Health Network clinic.

How to enroll in the health network.

2. Ask your doctor for a referral

Talk with your assigned primary care doctor or clinic about seeing a specialist. 

Your primary care doctor can:

  • Discuss options with you
  • Send an electronic consultation, or "e-consult," to get more information from a specialist on your behalf
  • Submit a referral for you to see a specialist

To send a message to your clinic or make an appointment, use the MyChart patient portal.

Speciality care options

Speciality care options



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最後更新 April 3, 2023