Our online doctors have treated over 415,000 patients.
See an Online Doctor in California for Primary Care
High blood pressure
See an Online Doctor in California for Urgent Care
How it works
Book a same day appointment from anywhere.
Visit with a doctor on your smartphone or computer.
3 Pick up
We can send prescriptions to any local pharmacy or by mail.
We accept these insurance plans and many more!
(The cost of your visit will be the same as your office copay)
PlushCare is HIPAA compliant and uses private and secure electronic health record systems to keep personal medical information safe.
Online Doctor in California FAQ
Can I Get a Prescription Without Seeing a Doctor in California?
Legally, in order to receive prescription medication, you need to have a consultation with a licensed doctor. California law allows you to get a prescription without going into the doctor’s office by seeing a licensed doctor online. An online doctor in California can write prescriptions and prescription refills. After your online appointment, the doctor can electronically send your prescription to a local pharmacy of your choice for pickup.
Can I Order a Prescription Online?
Although you cannot order a prescription online, you can meet an online doctor in California to receive a prescription online. First, you need to have a consultation with a doctor licensed to practice medicine in California. This can occur through a virtual visit on the phone or computer. If the physician determines that a prescription would be beneficial for your health, then they will send the prescription to a local pharmacy of your choosing for you to pick up at your convenience. An online doctor may also provide a doctor’s note, if deemed necessary.
What Conditions Can Online Doctors Treat in California?
An online doctor in California can treat non-emergency conditions such as minor bacterial infections (including sinus infections and urinary tract infections), the cold and flu, and an array of mental health conditions. Online doctors can also help patients manage chronic conditions and provide prescription refills without the need to go to the doctor’s office in person.
Do I Need Insurance to See an Online Doctor in California?
Whether you need health insurance coverage to see an online doctor will vary among telehealth platforms. PlushCare accepts patients with or without health insurance. If you do not have health insurance, you can still book an appointment with a PlushCare online doctor in California and receive treatment.
How Much Does an Online Doctor in California Cost?
The cost of an online doctor in California depends on whether you have health insurance and what telehealth platform you use. At PlushCare, we accept California patients with or without insurance.
Meet Our Board-Certified Online Doctors in California
Linda Anegawa, M.D.
Dr. Anegawa graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and completed her residency at Stanford. She is a licensed California doctor.
Riad Abdelkarim, M.D.
Dr. Abdelkarim is an internist who is licensed to practice medicine in California.
Kristie Nichols, M.D.
Dr. Nichols is a family physician. She is licensed to practice medicine in California.
Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.
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