John Muir Health and UCSF Health partnership

Berkeley Outpatient Center





The Berkeley Outpatient Center is committed to bringing world-class care to the East Bay. With access to renowned experts in 16 different specialties, you can be assured of receiving the highest level of care in one convenient, easy-to-access location close to home.

We understand the confusion and worry that complex medical issues can bring. Through the partnership between John Muir Health and UCSF Health, we are able to provide access to some of the nation's leading specialists, right here in the East Bay who can provide you with the latest research and most advanced treatments on your journey to health and healing. Whether you need a first opinion on your overall diagnosis or a second opinion on an existing treatment recommendation, our specialty care providers are here to help.


Audiology >

Cancer Care/Oncology >

Cardiology >

Dermatology >

Endocrinology & Metabolism >

Gastroenterology >

General Surgery >

Ophthalmology >

Optometry >

Orthopaedics >

Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat), Head & Neck Surgery >

Podiatry >

Pulmonology & Lung Disease >

Rheumatology >

Urology >

Vascular Surgery >

How to Schedule/Refer

PATIENTS: To schedule with a specialist, please call (510) 985-5200. To schedule with Cancer Services, please call (510) 420-8000.

PROVIDERS: To refer a patient, please fax the following information to the desired fax number listed below:

  • Referral Form
  • Insurance Authorization (if required)
  • Copy of insurance card, front & back
  • Any relevant clinic or hospitalization notes, diagnostic test results and imaging
  • Patient’s daytime contact information

Specialty Care Referrals  Fax: 510.985.5202
Cancer Center Referrals  Fax: 510.420.8001
Primary Care Referrals  Fax: 510.985.5022

Patient Portal Login

Enjoy the advantages of securely managing your health online, whenever it's most convenient for you.
Message your health care provider, check lab results, request appointments or referrals and refill medications.

Accepted Health Insurance Plans

We accept most major health insurance plans including:

  • Aetna
  • Alameda Alliance
  • Amera-Net
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield Covered CA
  • Brand New Day
  • Canopy Health
  • Center for Elders' Independence
  • Cigna
  • ChoiceCare Network/Humana
  • Community Care Network (CCN)
  • Commmunity Health Center Network (CHCN)
  • CorVel Corporation
  • Coventry Health Care National Network
  • First Health
  • Fortified Provider Network
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Great-West Healthcare (now Cigna)
  • Health Management Network
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Integrated Health Plan, Inc
  • Interplan
  • Imperial Health Plan of California
  • Kaiser (for UCSF specialists with prior authorization for referral from Kaiser)
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Networks by Design
  • Pacific Health Alliance
  • Partnership Health Plan
  • PPO Next
  • Private Health Care System (PHCS)
  • Seniority Plus
  • Sutter Health
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • United Healthcare
  • USA Managed Care
  • Veterans Administration

Insurance Information for University of California Employees

Need help? Call (925) 952-2887 or (844) 398-5376, TTY/TDD users may call 711 or contact us. Customer service hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM.

Payment Options

Health Insurance
Depending on your plan details, your health insurance plan may not cover part or all of your treatment costs. Please contact your health insurance plan for questions about what’s covered and how much your co-pay amount will be. Please note that we collect Urgent Care co-pay amounts at the time of service.

If you’re planning to pay for your visit yourself, the office staff will collect the full amount due at the time of your appointment. We offer several convenient ways to pay for your visit, including:

  • Cash or check (John Muir Health only)
  • MasterCard / Visa (debit or credit)
  • American Express
  • Discover