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The Branch Medical Clinic offers a wide range of care for active-duty personnel, family members and retirees.

 

Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) operates a group of clinics located at area military installations.

Through these clinics, routine, emergency and ambulatory care is provided to active-duty personnel of all San Diego-based ship and shore commands. The NMCSD appointment center can be reached at 619-532-8225 to make, cancel or reschedule appointments. It is available 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday; and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends and holidays. The NMCSD emergency room is open 24 hours a day for bona fide emergencies only.

Aboard Miramar, all active-duty personnel are first seen at the Branch Medical Clinic, Building 2496. Sick call appointments must be made by calling 858-577-4656. Patients must check out their medical record from their respective command or unit prior to an appointment. Military sick call hours are 7:30 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 to 11 a.m. Friday.

Family members and retirees can been seen for pharmacy, optometry, health promotion classes and Acute Care Area services. All specialty care is referred to NMCSD.

No appointment is necessary for urgent attention at the Acute Care Area, which is also located in Building 2496. The hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday; and 8 a.m. to noon holiday weekends.

After working hours, emergency care can be obtained by dialing 99-911 or by visiting the NMCSD emergency room. For nonemergency care, the active-duty primary care manager can be reached at 800-453-0491.

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