Alameda County

Operation Access (OA) has served Alameda County community clinic patients since 1997. Through our work with local physicians, hospitals and medical centers, hundreds of people in need receive vital surgical and specialty care free of charge every year.  Despite the Affordable Care Act, those who remain uninsured continue to depend on community programs when they are ill or injured.  Our volunteers and supporters share our belief that the entire community is well served when those most vulnerable receive care.

OA accepts referrals from all primary care providers. We are a primary resource for:  
Ashland Free Medical Clinic
Community Health for Asian Americans
La Clínica (Alta Vista, Oakland, San Antonio Neighborhood Health Center)
LifeLong Medical Care (Berkeley Primary Care Clinic, The Downtown Oakland Clinic, Howard Daniel Clinic, East Oakland Clinic, Over 60 Health Center - Berkeley, West Berkeley Family Practice)
Native American Health Center
Order of Malta Clinic
RotaCare Free Clinic (San Leandro)
Street Level Health Project
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center
Washington on Wheels

Partner Hospitals and Ambulatory Care Centers:
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center
Alta Bates and Summit Campuses
East Bay Endoscopy Center
EyeMD Surgery Center
Kaiser Permanente Medical Centers
Fremont, Oakland, San Leandro, Union City
The Surgery Center of Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Oakland

Tools for partner clinics: 

For information on the scope of outpatient services provided through OA and guidelines, please view our Procedures List* and our Referral Guidelines Snapshot.
*Procedures List is not a comprehensive list of services provided
Please click here for a printable fax referral form.

Representative Outpatient Services Provided*: Breast, General, Plastic/Reconstructive and Vascular Surgery; Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Urology
*Other outpatient services may be available.
Helpful Resources:
Scheduled Surgery Sessions: 
To see upcoming events, click here.

Staff Contact:
Angelica Gutierrez - Program Manager
p: (415) 733-0080
f: (415) 733-0019

Marilyn Sanchez - Program Coordinator
p: (415) 733-0278
f: (415) 733-0019