Information for African Americans
We are an Independent Physicians Association (IPA) that has served patients in Oakland, Berkeley and the greater East Bay since 1983. Alta Bates Medical Group gives you and your family access to physicians who know your community – providing culturally and ethnically focused health care that addresses the special health problems of African Americans. To view a directory of African American physicians who are part of the Alta Bates Medical Group, click here.
Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG) is owned and managed by our doctors. At Alta Bates Medical Group it’s the doctors who make the decisions about what care you receive — not administrators — and they can provide quick and convenient referrals within a network of more than 200 primary care physicians and more than 400 specialty care physicians throughout the East Bay.
Our members receive quality services and personal attention for all their healthcare needs in private physician offices, including:
- Health maintenance and disease prevention
- Comprehensive, coordinated medical care
- Highest medical standards for our participating physicians
- Personalized, timely, effective services
Alta Bates Medical Group is committed to providing you the highest level of care possible. Our customer service staff will assist you with any inquiries and can help guide you through the often-confusing healthcare experience.
You can reach our Customer Service staff Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time). Within California call 1-866-681-0737; outside of California call 1-510-350-4390.
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