COVID-19 Vaccination Information/Sign-up for Patients

Effective 01/23/21via
The County of San Diego expanded the category of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination include those aged 65 and up.  Appointments are still required and vaccinations are available based on supply.  More information is at and reservations can be made at

Effective 01/22/21: via

Today the County opened the first South Bay Super Vaccination Station operated by Sharp Healthcare in Chula Vista at the former Sears at 565 Broadway.  They will begin vaccinations January 22 for Sharp Health Plan members and patients of Sharp Rees-Stealy, SharpCare and Sharp Community medical groups who are age 75 and older.

A smaller, County run vaccination clinic in National City opened at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center located at 140 E. 14th Street.  It will be vaccinating people from 9:30am – 3:30pm, Sunday through Thursday and will have 500 COVID-19 doses available daily.

Both locations will be vaccinating people in Phase 1A tier and people 75 years and older in Phase B and require appointments which can be made at  Those who don’t have access to a computer can call 2-1-1 for assistance in making an appointment.

Effective 01/18/21: healthcare workers, others in Phase 1A (all Tiers), and those aged 75 and older may visit County vaccination sites, including the Petco Park Super Station. For those 65 and older, the County intends to begin vaccinations for this population before the end of the month, pending vaccine supply. Doctors, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers may administer vaccinations to those 65 and older, if they have doses available.


Balboa United Voted Top Workplace by the San Diego Union Tribune
California’s Largest Nephrology Group is one of 70 local companies recognized.

SAN DIEGO, November 19, 2020 – Balboa United has been awarded a Top Workplace for a mid-size company in San Diego by the San Diego Union Tribune. This distinction comes on the heels of also being recognized on the 2020 Top Doctors List by Castle Connolly healthcare research company.  Recognition for the Top Workplace is based solely on employee feedback gathered through an anonymous survey consisting of 15 drivers of engaged cultures that are critical to the success of any organization, including alignment, execution, and connection.

San Diego employees shared their perspective and insight, answering questions related to alignment, execution and connection with their work environment, diversity, benefits, rewards and recognition programs, ethics and leadership capabilities.  Organizations in San Diego County with 50 or more employees were invited to participate. Balboa United was named as one of 70 local winners from a pool of more than 2,176 companies.

Chief Executive Officer and President, Dr. Dylan Steer commented “Our staff’s resiliency during such a challenging time and quite possibly one of the most difficult experiences in all of our lives, is truly inspiring.  I’d like to congratulate our team for being acknowledged and providing an example of the Balboa United values: Patient-centered, Accountability, Respect, Innovation and Data-Driven.  I’m so proud of our team and having Balboa United selected as one of the Top Workplaces in San Diego is an honor and accomplishment.”

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Balboa Nephrology Medical Group Launches New MSO Balboa United

SAN DIEGO, January 1, 2018 – Balboa Nephrology Medical Group launched Balboa United, a full-service medical practice management services organization. Balboa United offers a wide range of services from billing and collections to centralized insurance authorizations and clinical operations management to human resources. The company takes away the burden of operating the medical practice, so physicians can focus on quality care and the patient experience.

“The paradigm of healthcare is changing” said Dylan Steer, MD, CEO of Balboa United. “Balboa United will help free up time for physicians to deliver a superior experience of care for their patients. The administrative burden of running a practice leads to physician burnout and is one of the least rewarding activities for busy clinicians. We hope that management by Balboa United will improve the lives of both patients and physicians alike.”

Balboa United was built by physicians, so we have the expertise to understand the needs of the physician.