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Manuel Ramirez, PA-C
Board Certified, Internal Medicine, 20 years of experience
Manuel Ramirez has been a Physician Assistant for more than 20 years and brings a broad range of expertise. Clinical experience includes internal medicine, gastroenterology, hepatology and infectious disease. In addition to his clinical experience, he led a disaster response team to earthquake-devastated Haiti and was a member of disaster response teams in Afghanistan, Turkey, Sri Lanka, and Mozambique. Manuel is fluent in Spanish & English. In his time off, Manuel enjoys spending time outdoors with his family, with a specific interest in wildlife-related travel. He is a proud father who is devoted to his young daughter.

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California and Washington

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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 love how well-informed and empathetic my PCP is. It has been the best psychiatric provider experience I have had thus far in my life, I trust her so much more than my previous providers.

Jan

Great group of providers. They have been great and quick to answer. I love the fact that in today's world we can do this on the phone. It’s convenient for everyone.

Julio

Access and personal connection. The three providers I interacted with seem to have gone out of their way to make things easy for me. It was a seamless experience from assessment/consultation, labs, and medications; it all just worked. As an NP I now know I want to work for an organization like Circle.

Mike

I’ve been very impressed by Circle. They are using technology to solve access issues in healthcare. The tech is impressive and the support staff and practitioners are very professional and kind. Well done.

Mikey

Awesome service, many appointment times available, caring and thorough medical care. Perfect for people with busy schedules.

Hanna

Simple and easy. My PCP is absolutely amazing, super helpful, kind and understanding. It was also very affordable and convenient.

Lee

Circle Medical has filled the access gap to consistent medical care and taken the frustration out of getting appointments and prescriptions. Your service is second to none.

Elaina

The best, most easy experience I’ve ever had! My provider has been tremendously knowledgeable and helpful.

Malia

The provider I spoke with was very knowledgeable and listened to me. She explained things well and made me comfortable.

Carolina

Through Circle Medical I have experienced immediately inclusive care. My provider set me immediately at ease. Being able to begin my transition with a medical service that sees me as I am in my authentic self; seeing me via vidio call made the first awkward public steps so much easier!

Monica

Very wonderful service has allowed me to finaly be able to get the medical help and treatment I need at my convenience. A+

Derrick

Excellent providers that truly care about their patients and listen to their concerns. Telehealth appointments are seamless.

Ashley

Quick, knowledgeable, and professional service. Easy to use and much, much faster than in person visits.

Patrick

My provider has been nothing short of amazing with helping me with ADHD diagnosis and treatment.

Amon

The app is an easy and efficient way to meet with knowledgable medical professionals and establish a care plan and I’ve had a very positive experience from the help provided to me.

Dominick

My provider was excellent - empathetic, resourceful, and intelligent. I'm grateful I was able to connect with her through Circle Medical.

Marvin

Very easy to use and great providers. Mine is very personable and helpful.

Jack

The provider was extremely kind and thorough, the app is very easy to use, and I had no problems picking up my prescription.

Carlo

Ease of access to medical professionals. Great communication and response time.

Timothy

Everything about the service and the people have been great. Always on time, nice to speak with, and they answer every question

Anika

My provider is quite possibly the best most personable doctor I've ever had the pleasure of speaking with!

Clay

I have already referred friends! Absolutely amazing team of providers, very convenient, and very easy to work with.

Mylee

More thorough than any in-person doctor visit I've ever been to.

Nicole

My provider heard me out and helped me with my ADHD. I really appreciate how smooth it all was. Y’all are great!

Darryl

Easy to schedule appointments, easy to use the app, got the care I needed quickly, friendly providers, quality care.

Olivia

The entire process was so easy and user friendly. I felt extremely comfortable speaking with my provider, she answered all of my questions with ease. Many were answered before I ever asked. I would highly recommend this service to anyone in need.

Jair

This app met me on my level for my neurodivergent needs, didn't keep me waiting, and has really kind and professional medical staff.

Adan

Ease of use, super convenient. Medical professional took time interviewing me and addressed my needs and concerns,

Thor

The provider was very professional and I felt comfortable with the video appointment setting. Also, each appointment was punctual with no wait time.

Kash

It’s so convenient as a mom of two to do appointment from home. I even suggested it to my brother who hasn’t gone to the doctor in 10 years and now he’s getting seen!

Vanessa

Easy, fast booking, respectful treatment, great documentation and communication. My provider listens to me, takes my input into account and treats me like an equal, not like an annoyance. Can't recommend enough, A+++++

Tommy

Very easy process, my provider was thorough and understanding and efficient. Already recommended to my sister.

Jase

I recommended it to my wife, who is now a patient with Circle based on just how simple, easy and convenient it is. Without Circle we wouldn't have had the time to work on our health, and we'd both be in a worse place. Thank you!

Cassie

My experience with Circle Medical has been nothing but great. My personal medical provider had been wonderful. She listens, and truly wants to help me.

Ezra

Very convenient for video appointments. Provider is very caring and considerate.

Riri

Provider was very nice, attentive, she listed to me and i am very satified.

Laura

I have struggled for years with my health issues, but always ran into barriers in getting affordable treatment. With Circle Medical, I saw a provider, received a diagnoses, and am already on treatment. All within a few days! They listen and also make getting help so easy.

Amber

My experience with Circle Medical has been fantastic! I’ve had multiple referrals that just lead me back to the beginning, and with Circle I was able to circumvent those, experiencing speedy and professional treatmet. I owe my quality of life to Circle.

Keira

ADHD assessment was tailored to adult women. The expert gave nuanced additions and clarification to questions or statements. I feel much better equipped to handle life and am making progress in ways that seemed impossible before.

Simone

Access and personal connection. The three providers I interacted with seem to have gone out of their way to make things easy for me. It was a seamless experience from assessment/consultation, labs, and medications; it all just worked. As an NP I now know I want to work for an organization like Circle.

Rolando

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