Our Waiting Room is your
Living Room

When getting to the doctor’s office or hospital is difficult or even impossible, 1-800-CALL DOC® brings a board certified physician to your front door.

1-800-CALL DOC physicians are:

  • 100% Board Certified/Eligible.
  • Highly trained, caring and dedicated.
  • Specialized in Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Family Practice and Gerontology.
  • Equipped with advanced technology diagnostic tools.
1-800-CALL DOC in-home services include:

  • EKGs and X-Rays.
  • Critical Lab tests ­ Blood and Urinalysis.
  • Medications.
  • Virtually everything found in a hospital emergency room.
  • Professional consults with your personal physicians.
With 1-800-CALL DOC:

  • Same day service ­ may be available.
  • Urgent care within 60 minutes of your call, if necessary.
  • Physician Assistants available for follow-up care.
  • CALL DOC hours are:
    Monday-Friday – 9:00am – 5:00pm San Diego
And 1-800-CALL DOC:

  • Is covered by Medicare and most insurance plans.
  • Accepts Medicare assignment of charges.
Dr. Bayne:

  • Board Certified Emergency Medicine Physician with over two decades of experience.
  • Served as Chief of Department of Emergency Medicine at Naval Regional Medical Center and Associate Clinical Professor at UCSD Medical School.
  • Associate Director of Lifeflight; Fellow of American Academy of Emergency Physicians; Director for American Academy of Home Care Physicians.
1-800-CALL DOC is not:

  • An ambulance or substitute for 911.

1-800-CALL DOC is:

  • A well-equipped, professionally staffed medical service like an emergency room… that comes to the patient’s home.
1-800-CALL DOC Physicians are ‘Team Players’

  • Work alongside your personal physician.
  • All medical records can be forwarded to your personal physician, at your request.
  • Assures high-level in continuity of care..
1-800-CALL DOC is easy-to-use:

  • Call 1-800-CALL DOC. That’s 1-800-225-5362.
  • A trained Triage Operator asks questions to determine the urgency of the medical problem.
  • If ‘life-threatening’ situation, patient is advised to call 911.
  • If ‘urgent’ or ‘non-urgent’ a physician housecall will be scheduled within 60 minutes or same day depending on need.
  • Most situations treated in home, but if necessary, the CALL DOC physician will contact your personal physician to discuss hospital admission.
  • Follow-up housecalls are normally made by a Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant under the telephone supervision of a CALL DOC physician.
  • Medical records are forwarded to your personal physician at your request.
  • If you can’t get in to see your doctor, ask if he can refer you to a CALL DOC physician for a Housecall consult.
1-800-CALL DOC accepts Medicare assignment and will handle all paperwork needed for reimbursement.

  • We bill your supplement or other insurance.
  • If you have any questions just call 1-800-CALL DOC.
  • In case of an emergency or urgent condition, we will bill your Medicare-risk HMO.