Stanford Health Library

Seek Care

research request

Choosing a Doctor | California Information | Healthcare Plans | Low Cost and Free | Consumer Protection


Choosing a Doctor

Choosing a Doctor or Health Care Service:MedlinePlus
American Medical Association Doctor Finder
American Board of Medical Specialists
Access to this directory requires registration.
You can register yourself or use email address
healthlibrary@stanfordmed.org and password StanHHLib@211
Medicare Physician Compare
Directories of Specialized Hospitals and Clinics and Other Healthcare Facilities:MedlinePlus

California Physician Information

Physician License Lookup:Medical Board of California
Complaint Information:Medical Board of California

Health Care Plans

HealthCare.gov
Managed Care:MedlinePlus

Low Cost and Free Health Services

Help for the Uninsured:State of California, Department of Managed Health Care
Nationwide
Find a Health Center:U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services
Shriners Hospitals for Children
Rekha's List: Guide to Free or Sliding Scale Medical Services
San Francisco Bay Area
Arbor Free Clinic:Stanford School of Medicine [Menlo Park]
RotaCare Bay Area,Inc.
Berkeley Free Clinic
Haight Ashbury Free Clinics
MayView Community Health Center [Palo Alto & Mountain View]
Pacific Free Clinic [East San Jose]
Ravenswood Family Health Center [East Palo Alto]
San Francisco Free Clinic
Teen Health Van:Lucile Packard Children's Hospital [San Francisco Bay Area]
Women's Community Clinic [San Francisco]

Deaf / Hard-of-Hearing Services
Let Them Hear Foundation
Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (CTAP/DDTP): California Public Utilities Commission

Dental Care
Finding Low-Cost Dental Care:NIDCR
Low-Cost Dental Services:California Dental Association
Patient Information:UCSF School of Dentistry
Dental Services:University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
Dental Clinics:University of the Pacific School of Dentistry

Vision Care
Sight for Students:Vision Service Plan
EyeCare America:American Academy of Ophthalmology

Housing Assistance
National Association of Hospital Hospitality Houses
Ronald McDonald House Charities

Consumer Protection

Patient Rights:MedlinePlus
Health Fraud:MedlinePlus

Stanford Medicine Resources:

IMPORTANT NOTE: Linking to commercial and other sites, or sites where these might lead, does not imply endorsement of products, services, or content. Please keep in mind that The Stanford Health Library dispenses information, not medical advice. Although we're happy to help you find the materials you need, your health care professional is the only person qualified to give you a medical opinion.

Footer Links: