IPA Groups

IPA Groups

San Diego County-based independent physician associations (IPAs) have joined forces to create a new administrative organization with the goal of providing enhanced healthcare services to patients and payers. The new entity, called Health Excel, counts more than 1200 Healthcare Providers as members — over 300 Primary Care Physicians, and over 700 Specialists — making it one of the largest independent organizations in San Diego County. Virtually every medical specialty will be represented by Health Excel doctors.

About XiMED

XiMED  is an independent practice network with access to more than 400 physicians among 45 specialties, including primary care. The name, pronounced “Zi-med,” stands for “Excellence in Medicine” — a philosophy that is displayed throughout the organization. XiMED continues to solidify its reputation as one of the premier physician groups in San Diego County. Its physicians, who are all board-certified, are among the most respected in the region and have been selected on a consistent basis as San Diego’s Top Doctors by San Diego Magazine.  If hospitalization is needed, XiMED Medical Group patients will receive care at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas or Scripps Mercy Hospital in Hillcrest.

XiMED Medical Center
Located on the campus of Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, XiMED’s administrative headquarters is home to approximately 200 XiMED physicians in almost every medical specialty.

XiMED is a recipient of the 2016 San Diego Business Journal Healthcare Innovation Award.


About Anesthesia Service Medical Group

Anesthesia Service Medical Group, Inc. (ASMG) was founded in 1946 and has held their outstanding reputation to this day.

ASMG employs more than 250 anesthesiologists in San Diego, California. All are board certified or board eligible in anesthesiology; many are also board certified in other specialties including internal medicine, critical care and pediatrics.

ASMG physicians provide quality anesthesia services in 11 hospitals with a range of services including Cardiac, Transplants, General OR, OB and Regional. ASMG also staffs the critical care department at Rady Children’s Hospital.

ASMG participates in 190,000 surgical cases per year, including an average of more than 20,000 deliveries, 6,000 cardiovascular surgeries and 35,000 orthopedic surgeries.


About La Maestra

La Maestra Community Health Centers (LMCHC) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) and a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). For the past 24 years, LMCHC has provided culturally and linguistically competent primary care, specialty services including behavioral and mental health, chronic disease management and essential support services to men, women and children in San Diego’s most culturally diverse and lowest income communities. Services are provided at four medical clinics, seven dental sites, three school-based health centers, and a mobile medical unit. LMCHC’s main health center is located in City Heights, a community that is home to more than 90,000 residents, many of whom are recently settled refugees and immigrants from more than 60 countries with unique health and well-being needs. Additional health center locations include the underserved communities of El Cajon, National City and Lemon Grove, where the majority of patients are also refugees and immigrants in need of affordable, quality health care and social services.


About San Ysdiro Health

San Ysidro Health (formerly San Ysidro Health Center) is a non-profit organization committed to providing high quality, compassionate, accessible and affordable health care services for the entire family.

The mission of San Ysidro Health is to improve the health and well-being of the communities we serve with access for all.  Originally established along the border in 1969, the organization was founded by seven women in search of medical services for their children.  50 years later, San Ysidro Health now provides innovative services to nearly 97,000 lives in our care through a vast and integrated network of 34 program sites across San Diego County including:  medical and dental clinics, behavioral health centers, HIV centers, WIC nutrition centers, mobile medical units, school-based health centers, chiropractic services, pediatric developmental clinic, teen clinic, senior health center and Program for All Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE).