Healthcare Medical Group of La Mesa

Primary Care Practice & Internal Medicine located in La Mesa, CA

    1. They really care about and listen to me as a patient. I feel cared for and respected.

    2. Catherine Zitkiv Healthgrades

    1. Awsome Doctor ,takes time with you and treats the issue with your health!

    2. Ken Packer Healthgrades

    1. Friendly environment

    2. Anonymous Healthgrades

    1. The best experience, ever I had with any other US doctors.

    2. Govindaraju Jayanthi Healthgrades

    1. Used cell phone video instead of office visit worked out very good.

    2. Anonymous Healthgrades

    1. Used cell phone video instead of office visit worked out very good.

    2. Anonymous Healthgrades

    1. We like Katie very much, this was our first time to meet Katie

    2. Anonymous Healthgrades

    1. Very through been coming here for a few years now I have never had any problems

    2. Anonymous Healthgrades

    1. Was very professional. Very satisfied with all the answers to my questions.

    2. Raul Trujillo Healthgrades

 

About Us

Many people get frustrated that they have to visit several doctors when seeking medical care because their providers each specialize in just one or two areas. Venu Prabaker, MD, a board-certified physician and primary care specialist at Healthcare Medical Group of La Mesa in La Mesa, California, understands this, which is why he created his practice to be a one-stop-shop for all your medical needs.

The practice’s motto, “Care, Compassion, Competence,” places patient care and service delivery at the heart of all that Dr. Prabaker and his team do. This person-centered approach allows them to work collaboratively with their patients, focusing on not just treating illness and disease but also preventing it.

Dr. Prabaker takes an aggressive approach to preventive care, making it his and his team’s highest priority. He’s passionate about giving his patients the tools and support that promote well-being, enabling them to live healthier lives.

Dr. Prabaker offers many forms of preventive care, including annual exams, chronic care management, and remote patient monitoring, which allows him to provide comprehensive care to people who live with chronic conditions like diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.

He believes in aggressive preventive care to create a long-lasting relationship with patients as their health care partner. In this partnership, every decision will be a combined decision, after the discussion of what Dr. Prabaker recommends and why he recommends it.

Dr. Prabaker is also a keen advocate of innovative health care technologies. Since he had a year-long cardiology fellowship, he equipped his office with state-of-the-art diagnostic procedures and devices like echocardiograms, a Carotid Doppler, Holter Monitors, stress tests, Lexiscan, Spirometry, abdominal Ultrasound, ABI, and neurological testing, and more.

Dr. Prabaker and the team at Healthcare Medical Group of La Mesa are thrilled that their patients trust them immensely, and to strive hard to live up to their expectations. Partner with them today and put your health first. Call the practice or book an appointment online.

We Accept Insurance!

If you have any insurance-related questions, please feel free to reach out to our office.

Aetna
Alignment Health Plan
Anthem Blue Cross
Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO
Blue Shield Promise Plan
Cigna
Community Care
Health Excel
Health Net PPO
HealthNet
Humana
Humana HMO
Imperial Health Holdings
Medicare
Molina
Sharp Community Medical Group

Maricar Gagucas, M.B.A.

Office Manager
619-467-4114

Abby Baca

Asst. Manager
619-629-0500

Cindy Flores

MA- Front Office
619-467-4166

Renee Tominia

Patient Relations
619-663-6578

Christina Harper

Dr. Prabaker's Medical Assistant
619-467-4117

 

Maricela Felix

Katie's Medical Assistant
619-467-4113

Valeria Contreras

Taylor's Medical Assistant
619-649-8926

Sadia Mohamud

Somali Speaking
619-467-4109

Sanam Kochaliyeva

Russian Speaking
619-467-4116

Hamsa Sahall

Referral Coordinator
619-467-4102

Our Office

Medicare and PPO patients:


Schedule an appt with Dr. Prabaker or one of our wonderful Physician Assistants. At the time of the visit, Dr. Prabaker or Physician Assistant can evaluate the patient and make an intelligent decision of patient’s treatment and document notes properly to be sent to the referring provider. Notes then will be sent to the referring provider with the patient’s demographics. The patient will be contacted and given referring providers contact information to call and make an appt. After the patient has seen the referring provider a follow-up appointment will be made with Dr. Prabaker or PA’s to update the patient’s chart.

Time frame 24hrs – 48hrs that notes can be delivered to the referring provider.

HMO patients:


Schedule an appt with one of our wonderful Physician Assistants. At the time of visit, The Physician Assistant can evaluate the patient and make an intelligent decision of the patient’s treatment and document notes properly to be sent to the referring provider. Notes then will be sent to the insurance company for authorization then once approved will be sent to the referring provider with the patient’s demographics. The patient will be contacted and given referring providers contact information to call and make an appt. After the patient has seen the referring provider a follow-up appointment will be made with the Physician Assistant to update the patient’s chart.

Time frame 7 – 10 days that notes can be delivered to the referring provider. (Unless marked urgent or stat)

Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Healthgrades

    Great and fast service all the workers are friendly from the front office to the rear office workers

    Felipe Lopez
  • Healthgrades

    Dr Prabaker and staff are alway very friendly, thorough, and take the time to listen to patient concerns.

    Anonymous
  • Healthgrades

    Been going here about a year and even with covid-19, they are on the ball and genuinely care.

    Victor
  • Healthgrades

    My visit was on the phone because of the Virus and keeping the Distance. I was well please with how it was handle. I was very satisfied. Everything was explained to me.

    Deloris Slater
  • Healthgrades

    My visit was to follow up my health checking and was great. Thank you for your great services.. God bless you and your wonderful staff

    Wahab Ashoor
  • Healthgrades

    Everyone who assisted me with my visit from beginning to end was helpful , courteous and made me feel special.

    J. Callis
  • Healthgrades

    Have been a patient for 20+ years.I have had all my health problems taken care of and I am very satisfied with the care I have received. I would recommend Dr Prabaker.

    Anonymous
  • Healthgrades

    The staff is so warm and friendly. I had to find a new PHP after mine retired. I took a chance with Dr Prabaker and have not regretted it once.

    Anonymous
  • Healthgrades

    They always go above and beyond and never risk taking unnecessary chances. They do the work and they’re very professional and polite as well as thorough.

    Anonymous
  • Healthgrades

    I called for a Telehealth visit and the flow was so smooth as if it was a face to face encounter. The staff are so efficient and so comforting.

    Anonymous
  • Healthgrades

    Dr. Prabaker is a compassionate and caring physician who works closely with his patients to solve/control their health issues. His staff is kind and friendly.

    Ty Brittain
  • Healthgrades

    My visit with Ashly is one I always look forward to as she is the most conscious compassionate PA, thoroughly covers all bases, wants me to teamwork.

    Ruth Lehre
Location
Healthcare Medical Group of La Mesa
7339 El Cajon Blvd., Suite I
La Mesa, CA 91942
Phone: 619-698-0606
Fax: 619-698-0609
Office Hours

Get in touch

619-698-0606