Welcome to St. Vincent IPA
St. Vincent IPA is an Independent Practice Association (IPA) comprised of more than 190 primary care physicians and more than 450 medical specialists in the greater Los Angeles area. Our physicians and staff have provided quality care to tens of thousands of patients for over 15 years.
Our physicians are committed to maintaining the health and well-being of you and your family by providing diligent preventive care, referrals to quality specialists, and ensuring that you and your family receive appropriate and timely diagnostic tests. Whether providing routine care or treating you when you become ill, St. Vincent IPA primary care doctors and specialist deliver the finest care with compassion and convenience.
To find out if your primary care doctor is part of St. Vincent IPA or to find a new doctor, please click here to search our physician directory.
When you become acutely ill, you can go to the nearest emergency room. For most other tests and treatments, St. Vincent IPA is proud to be affiliated with a wide network of first rate medical institutions to ensure that you receive the best, most up-to-date testing and treatment available today.
Our Principal Institutions:
- St. Vincent Medical Center
- California Hospital Medical Center
- Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
- Good Samaritan Hospital
- Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center
What if I get sick?
If you become ill, you can call the primary care physician that you have personally selected. Your physician will treat you in their private office. Should you need to see a specialist, your primary care physician will refer you to see a specialist within the St Vincent IPA network. Our nurses work with your primary care physician to ensure that your referral is handled to meet your needs. We will address your health care needs with timeliness, courtesy and concern.
How do I sign up with St. Vincent IPA?
Becoming a member of St. Vincent IPA is easy. Look in your health plan directory for St. Vincent IPA. The directory will list all of our physicians, their office locations and the health plan code number that you need to use when selecting a physician. Use this number on your health plan enrollment form or when enrolling over the telephone to become a member of St. Vincent IPA. You may switch to a St. Vincent IPA doctor by contacting your health plan and telling them that you would like to join St. Vincent IPA. Please click here to search the online physician directory or call 1-888-255-5053, ext. 110 to receive a list of St. Vincent IPA physicians.
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