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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.

Currently treating patients in:

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.

Circle Medical has been extremely patient-oriented and has helped me feel like I’m in good hands with my mental health, receiving my medications on time with no issues.

Mike

It is very convenient for a busy schedule. The doctors are friendly and qualified.

Phoebe

I love the provider I have been seeing she is absolutely lovely and very informative. She actually cares and we have developed a great relationship, better than any doctor I have met with over the years in person. The process of setting everything up in the app was fairly quick and easy for me and when I had an issue it was quickly addressed within the chat. I would absolutely recommend Circle Medical and I have even recommended it to a friend.

Philip

I appreciate how simple it is to connect with a provider. Mine has been a pleasure to work with and she has met all of my needs. I’m so glad I found Circle Medical.

Frances

Providers are compassionate, supportive and clear

Hailey

My provider is amazing. So trauma-informed and willing to listen. She was able to support me in ways so many others doctors had not over the years simply by listening to my concerns and all the ways I had tried to treat my condition on my own. This practice is excellent and I'm so grateful to have found them. I highly recommend Circle Medical.

Samara

Very professional service, extremely convenient and has greatly improved my life. Saves me very intimidating visits to regular doctors that don’t take into consideration modern day issues or considerations. I feel taken care of but also understood.

Precious

Exceptional Experience! From easy and convenient scheduling to a great doctor experience!

Sonya

Absolute top of the line providers. Most caring, competent, empathetic, kind doctor I've ever had. She is so dedicated to her patients.

Wayne

Providers make me feel seen, heard, and validated in my adversities and experience. The accessibility is huge and a life saver. It’s so hard to have the courage to seek help for something you believe you struggle with but have been dismissed and shot down before when you have tried to seek out help in the past. Having the option to be assessed virtually saved my life and has completely changed me for the better.

Autumn

My provider was extremely nice and understanding, and I need that after the terrible care I’ve gotten in my tiny town.

Kay

Very friendly staff and very helpful, I have already referred my sister and my mother to Circle Medical and they are have a great experience as well

Kristin

The app is easy to navigate and book appointments. Also being able to reschedule is great for someone like myself who works on call and has a difficult time keeping appointments.

Roger

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

Indigo

I chose Circle due to the convenience of seeing a provider via a virtual meeting. I work a lot of hours that sometimes unpredictable, so virtual visits definitely come in handy.

Aydan

My provider was very caring and easy to deal with. She spent more time with me than any doctor I've had in the past decade. Highly recommended.

Keagan

Easy to use. Friendly provider. Easy to explain symptoms without judgement.

Felicia

Easy app to use, the providers are so accommodating and helpful

Melissa

The process has been so easy and every care team rep I have encountered has been kind and courteous no matter how silly my question.

Elaina

Circle Medical has helped me find a doctor that I am comfortable with, and otherwise wouldn't be able to have as my primary care physician becasue of where I live. It also has helped me get help with my ADHD.

Mary

This has been the most helpful medical resource I’ve discovered. Quality providers, good service and factual conversation. I am very pleased.

Marlee

Modern day convenience. Great experience.

Amelia

My provider has been really attentive. When I reached out for customer support on what I thought were side effects of a new medication, I received replies promptly.

Shelby

My provider is very understanding and non-judgemental. She shows care for her patients. And I appreciate the convenience of being able to speak to a provider on telehealth.

Heidi

They have been beyond helpful. All of the staff have been kind and considerate and always get back to me in a timely manner. They have helped so much. I would highly recommend them to anyone.

Jamarcus

Video appointments save a ton of time. All the providers have been very friendly, prompt and informative.

Jamir

Circle Medical has been of a great help. Telemedicine is now necessary and they make you feel like you are at home. The providers are very professional and kind. I loved them.

Zoe

Your app is the best I’ve used, and I design apps for a living. I absolutely love my provider. She’s so kind and caring and very easy to talk to.

Barbara

Amazing care with exceptional convenience! Telehealth should be much more mainstream. I'm very glad to have found Circle Medical.

Kimberly

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

Jase

Circle is so easy to use! The reminders for appointments are very convenient. I tried to make appointments to be medicated for years and the nature of my disorder made it feel impossible. I genuinely feel like having such convenient and consistent access to a provider changed my life. The provider I see was so patient and understanding of my hesitation to be medicated, she explained every step of the process, and helped me find an option that worked for me. I’m experiencing relief for the first time from symptoms I’ve had my entire life because of this program.

Jaydon

Its extremely user friendly, and the Doctors, PAs and NPs are of the absolute highest quality.

Cara

It was smooth going, everything worked perfect. Provider was warm, caring, attentive and provided great advice.

Davian

My provider has been an amazingly attentive, caring, and informative professional. The accessibility that this group provides is helping me take control of my health.

Jack

Helpful, kind, understanding staff and medical professionals who take time to hear you! Thank you all. It’s been a game changer for me!

Polly

I love the provider I’ve been consulting with. She’s attentive and helps me make informed decisions on any adjustments to medication.

Cesar

The provider listened, understood, and helped. Everything you look for. The appointment was convenient. I’m scheduling an appointment for my husband!

Heidy

The providers have been exceptionally responsive and giving me great advice. I can get an appointment often within hours if I need something urgently.

Lindy

I love that I don’t have to leave my house to have a checkup. I also feel the provider was very thorough and questioned me about my health and answered any questions I had. Explained everything very well to me that I understood. I felt very comfortable talking with her and feel like I’m in great hands. Thank you!

Allisson

Everything works so smoothly! Right from home or work. You don’t have to worry about being late because of traffic.

Sonya

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