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5 Reasons San Diegans Need to Know About United Medical Doctors

5 reasons why you need to know about United Medical Doctors, a multi-specialty medical practice making waves in the San Diego healthcare scene.

Dubbed Southern California’s premier independent multi-specialty medical and surgical private practice, United Medical Doctors offers unparalleled access to specialists when you need it most. Currently, United Medical Doctors boasts over 35 medical & surgical sub-specialties, over 45 clinical locations, with eight locations in San Diego County alone and growing, and over 175 skilled providers. Here’s how this independent private practice can benefit you and your family’s health.

1.       Expedited Specialist Appointments 

Yes, you read that correctly! United Medical Doctors prides itself on availability and access to its extensive network of specialists. From Cardiology and Gastroenterology, to Colorectal Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery and beyond, consultations and procedures are expedited. No more waiting months to get into a specialist. They know that when you need specialty care, time matters.  

2.       Centralized Patient Tools & Communication  

No more having to fill out paperwork for every single specialist that you see. United Medical Doctors’ health records system is the same for nearly every division, whether you see an Ear Nose & Throat doctor or Urologist. Your time is valuable and respected. Plus, if you’re referred to another specialist at United Medical Doctors, our centralized system further ensures continuity of care and top-notch communication between your care team. P.S. You can easily self-schedule most appointments online 24/7, too at

3.       35 Specialties and Counting 

Need an Allergist? Check! Would love an Integrative Cardiologist? Check! A Gynecologist? Check! What about a Pain Management Specialist or Neurosurgeon? Double check! With a growing multi-disciplinary team of specialists, United Medical Doctors encompasses over three dozen medical and surgical subspecialties, with many located right in the heart of San Diego in La Jolla and Encinitas. 

4.       Cutting-Edge, Minimally Invasive Care

United Medical Doctors proudly employs doctors and surgeons who are leading the advancements of minimally-invasive, cutting-edge specialty care in their field. Take for instance, Dr. Matthew Schultzel, colorectal and general surgeon who specializes in advanced robotic surgery and minimally invasive techniques and is the leading robotic surgeon in San Diego. Or his twin brother, Dr. Mark Schultzel, orthopaedic surgeon, who is among few San Diego surgeons admitted to the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons society and elected to the American Orthopaedic Association, an honor society exclusively for the country’s top orthopaedic surgeons. The list doesn’t end there! 

5.       In-House Surgery Centers for Outpatient Procedures

United Surgery Centers, United Medical Doctors’ branch of ambulatory surgery centers, is a rapidly growing division committed to providing unparalleled outpatient surgical care. United Surgery Centers currently has nine locations throughout Southern California, all CMS certified and accredited. Currently, United Surgery Centers’ only San Diego location resides in Encinitas, however, there are numerous expansions on the horizon for Carlsbad and Kearny Mesa, to name a few. Whether you’re going in for a routine colonoscopy or an outpatient ENT surgery, you’re welcomed by a team of compassionate providers who will put you at ease and ensure your comfort from start to finish. 

See for yourself why United Medical Doctors is making waves in the San Diego healthcare scene! Visit to learn more and schedule your first appointment online. You’ll be glad you did.

United Medical Doctors accepts all major PPO insurances, Medicare, Tricare and many HMO insurances including Scripps Coastal, Scripps Health Plan, Scripps Physician Medical Group, Primary Care Associates Medical Group and more. To verify insurances accepted by specialty or physician, please visit and call your preferred office directly.

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