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Janel Fernandez, PA-C
Board Certified, Family Medicine, 8 years of experience
Janel graduated with honors at University of California, Irvine and earned a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Western University of Health Sciences. She has over 7 years of experience in Family Medicine (including Primary Direct Care Model) and Urology. Janel is passionate in integrating evidence based medicine in her practice and enjoys connecting and helping patients on a personal level. For fun, she enjoys trying new recipes that are healthy and easy to make, and loves walking with her husband and their 8 year old shih-tzu.

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California

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Provider Information

  • All providers are board-certified

  • All providers are Primary Care Providers and are able to offer treatment for a very wide variety of conditions, including illnesses, colds, coughs, and flu, COVID, insomnia, sleep apnea,  diabetes, hypertension, and much more. You can see a complete list here.

  • Controlled substance treatments are not available for patients residing in GA, OH, MI, or NC. After a thorough medical intake (which may include a preventative exam or records received), medications can be prescribed including Strattera, Qelbree, Clonidine, Guanfacine, Adderall, Concerta, and Ritalin.

  • While providers are not psychiatrists, they are able to evaluate and treat mental health issues including ADHD, Anxiety, and Depression

  • You can message your provider via the Circle Medical care team in our secure in-app chat on your mobile device

Pharmacy Questions

  • Circle Medical is a fully-licensed medical practice

  • Most pharmacies are able to fill prescriptions sent by our providers

  • We recommend going to a pharmacy where you are already an established patient, if possible

  • Please note that there is an ongoing nationwide shortage of many common ADHD medications, so many pharmacies may be out of stock

  • The decision to fill prescriptions is often up to the discretion of the individual pharmacist


Recommended Pharmacies:

  • Bartell Drugs

  • Costco

  • Duane Reade

  • Fred Meyer

  • Giant Eagle

  • HEB

  • OptumRX

  • QFC

  • Rite Aid

  • Walgreens

  • Walmart

Appointment Details and Costs

Details:

  • Initial intake appointments are 30 minutes, 40 for an Annual Wellness Exam

  • 2nd appointment: 20 mins, includes ADHD assessment part 2

  • For starting treatment that includes a ontrolled substance as part of your treatment plan, we require proof of an Annual Wellness Exam (AWE) within the last year, or one performed with Circle Medical, before starting a treatment plan

  • We do this in order to ensure we have a full picture of the health and wellbeing of our patients

  • We are not able to see or treat patients under the age of 18

  • You may submit any previous ADHD and AWE records prior to your appointment for your provider to review


Costs:

  • Costs may vary widely based on your particular insurance plan

  • In 2022, more than 75% of Circle Medical patients with insurance paid $35 or less per appointment

  • AWEs are typically 100% covered by most insurance plans

  • Cash pay costs (without insurance):
      • 1st appointment: $150
      • 2nd appointment: $100
      • Annual Wellness Exam: $100
      • Follow-up appointments: $100 ea

  • Circle Medical does not determine the price of any prescribed treatments, if determined to be clinically appropriate, and those may vary widely depending on your insurance plan and choice of pharmacy

Locations

Circle Medical is currently available for telemedicine appointments in 32 states:

  • AZ

  • CA

  • CO

  • CT

  • DC

  • FL

  • GA

  • IL

  • IA

  • KY

  • MA

  • MD

  • ME

  • MI

  • MN

  • NC

  • NJ

  • NM

  • NV

  • NY

  • OH

  • OK

  • OR

  • PA

  • SC

  • TN

  • TX

  • UT

  • VT

  • VA

  • WA

  • WI


We have clinics in:

  • Beverly Hills, CA

  • San Francisco, CA

  • New York,  NY


More opening soon!

How to contact us

The fastest and easiest way to get in touch with our care team or your provider is through our in-app chat.

Our secure app-based chat is 100% HIPAA-compliant, which is required for us to be able to discuss patient-related health issues.

Insurance

  • Most PPO insurance plans accepted

  • Medicare accepted

  • We are NOT able to see patients on Medicaid or MediCal

  • You will verify your insurance as part of booking your appointment

  • We are not able to treat patients under the age of 18


Costs with insurance vary by plan. We will provide an estimate based on your plan verification results.

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We are trusted by over 50,000 patients every month. Here's what they have to say.

I felt heard. I felt educated by the provider. There’s so much stigma and such a shortage of psychiatrists, I felt alone and judged, but Circle was different.

Debbie

With Circle Medical I don’t have to wait 3 hours to see my primary care physician, I can reschedule my appointment if necessary and their support team is always helpful and polite.

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Raven

Didn’t feel like my last doctor's appointments. My provider felt genuinely compassionate about helping me manage my life obstacles with my ADHD. Was skeptical at first but so glad I made the decision. Super affordable for the quality of care.

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Care is personal and effective. I appreciate them taking a moment to understand how I am doing. Never rushed.

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So far I've had same day or next day appointment scheduling. Questions are answered same day or next day. The patient care coordinators and the providers have given me the most respectful, professional and attentive care I have ever received. Well run organization. 5 stars.

Keegan

The care and treatment plan I have received has resulted in life-altering changes. My provider has worked closely with me identifying the best diagnosis and treatment of my ADHD. I feel incredibly safe in her care and confident in her ability to look at me as a whole while treating one issue. The ease of use, appointment times, and telehealth options make getting much needed care easily.

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I can take the appointment anywhere. I couldn’t find a psychiatrist nearby and resorted to virtual. Circle Medical is a doctor in your pocket and I love it. I love my provider too.

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The provider I have is amazing. She listens and can relate, has been there for anything I need.

Brody

It’s very easy to use, I can get same day appointments, my insurance covers it, providers are great and even though appointments are short they are effective at getting right to the point and listen to concerns and ideas of the patient.

Alijah

Very easy to schedule an appointment and meet with a provider. My provider has been very supportive and extremely helpful without judgement!

Brent

My provider was absolutely lovely and I had a much better experience in general with Circle Medical than I ever have with any psychiatrist.

Bobby

Love the ease of being able to take appointments from anywhere without planning the whole day around it.

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