Doctor Spotlight


Sean Penwell, M.D.

Urgent Care Medicine

Dr. Penwell is the founder of Healthstar and a recognized leader in digital health. An avid surfer, he is passionate about living a healthy SoCal lifestyle. He brings that same passion to helping his patients achieve optimal health so they can do the things they love.

Previously, Dr. Penwell was the Chief Medical Officer and VP of Product at SeeChange Health, one of the World’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Health Care according to Fast Company, before leaving to start Healthstar.

Dr. Penwell practices medicine in Los Angeles, Orange County, and San Diego. If you are interested in being assigned to Dr Penwell please contact us to confirm availability.

Clinical Interests: Digital Health, Preventive Medicine, & Urgent Care Medicine.

Education: MD, Harvard Medical School.


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