The Patient’s Choice for Health Care

We are proud to provide such a complete group of medical services from our world class medical professionals. Our in-house team of experienced specialists allows us to provide the highest quality of care possible.

Welcome to St. Vincent IPA

St. Vincent IPA is an Independent Practice Association (IPA) comprised of more than 220 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 20 years. St. Vincent provides our members with:
  • Easy access to over 220 primary care physicians
  • Timely referrals to over 450 expert specialists with quick turnarounds
  • 24 hour urgent care access
  • Multiple lab and radiology locations
  • Individualized care
And much more! Contact us to learn more about St. Vincent IPA and how we can be there for you when you need it most.

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St. Vincent IPA contracts with most major health plans. Learn more about the full list of health plans we partner with.

From the Blog

April Blog Post

Top Tips for Excellent Care

Your Doctor is always here for you! Our Doctors strive to provide you with EXCELLENT Care, here are a few friendly reminders to receive the best care possible during your next doctor’s visit. ALWAYS discuss all your prescription medications with your doctor. ALWAYS ask for a medication refill before you leave the office. ALWAYS talk…

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Womens Health Blog

Best Tips For Women’s Health

Women’s health is all about making sure women stay in good physical, mental, and emotional shape. A healthy lifestyle for ladies includes eating a balanced diet, getting enough sleep, exercising regularly and going to doctor’s checkups. Taking care of your body is important! Here are the top 5 ways to care for women’s health: Prenatal…

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Heart Blog

Top 5 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

 Ready to start your heart health journey? Here are the top 5 ways to keep your heart healthy: Increase your intake of fruits and vegetables Instead of eating processed snack foods, snack on vegetables such as carrots, snow peas, or cherry tomatoes along with a spicy hummus dip or peanut butter. Quit Smoking, Vaping, and…

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We Are Pleased to Welcome Dr. Giselle Carvalho, MD to St. Vincent IPA

We Are Pleased to Welcome Dr. Giselle Carvalho, MD to St. Vincent IPA. Dr. Giselle Carvalho M.D. is a Board Certified, Family Doctor, who was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She is committed to maintaining the health and well-being of you and your family. Dr. Carvalho treats many conditions in her patients, like…

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Ways to kick off the New Year with Physical Activity

Kick off your New Year by participating in physical activity. It is recommended adults participate in 30 minutes a day of physical activity. Physical activity can help reduce stress, improve your mood, and enhance cognition. Here are simple ways to start adding physical activity to your daily habit: Make a positive plan – approach your…

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Getting an Annual Flu Vaccine is the Best Way to Protect Yourself and Your Loved Ones from Flu

Early increases in seasonal influenza activity have been reported in most of the United States, with the southeast and south-central areas of the country reporting the highest levels of activity according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC recommends everyone ages 6 months and older receive a yearly flu vaccine. If…

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What to Know About Your Annual Wellness Exam

Annual wellness exams are not your “yearly shots” appointment, but a form of preventive care essential to living a healthy life. When you skip your annual visit, you risk missing a chance to catch things before they become unmanageable. What happens in an annual wellness exam? Your annual wellness exam is usually completed by a…

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