For Prospective Patients, please schedule a free 15-minute Meet & Greet appointment (click here) to learn how Essential Direct Primary Care works and whether this innovative healthcare model will be a good fit for you.

Request to become a Member

As a Direct Primary Care membership-based clinic, we limit the number of patients in each physician's practice to maximize the care each patient receives.

Your Membership Comes with Exceptional Care

  • Direct Access to Your Family Doctor
    • In addition to office visits, you can call, text and video-chat directly with your doctor
  • 30-60 Minute Appointments
    • No more rushed, 7-minute visits
  • Convenient Scheduling
    • Members can self-schedule appointments online, or call/email us if you prefer
  • Same-day or Next-day Visits
    • We can see you when you’re sick
  • No Copays, Insurance Hassles, nor Mystery Billing from Insurers
    • We eliminate the barriers that can deter patients from seeking medical care
  • Significant discounts on labs, medications, and imaging
    • Our membership model allows us to negotiate special pricing that undercut usual costs

As family medicine physicians, we're trained to handle 80+% of the care people need during their lifetime. As such, your membership covers a whole lot, including:

  • Acute sick visits with same-day or next-day appointments
  • Chronic care for conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, thyroid issues, and depression/anxiety
  • Routine physicals, including well-child visits, sports physicals and well-woman exams
  • Family planning and contraception
  • Geriatrics and end-of-life care
  • Home visits during business hours within 10 miles of the clinic, if medically indicated (e.g., home-bound)
  • Prevention and wellness, such as age and risk-factor based disease and cancer screenings, lifestyle counseling, risk-factor modification and nutrition education
  • Smoking cessation
  • Minor in-office procedures, including ear wax removal, skin biopsies, injections, laceration repairs and cryotherapy
  • Specialist care referrals if indicated

Self-Service for Current Members:

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