Healthstar Virtual Clinic

(Available only in California. Precision Plan required)


Skip the waiting room when sick. Use the Healthstar Virtual Clinic to access top doctors trained at Harvard, Stanford, UCLA, and other premier institutions. See a doctor from the comfort of your own home where Healthstar doctors can treat over 90% of acute care illnesses using the Healthstar Virtual Clinic. Prescriptions are sent electronically to the pharmacy of your choice and unlike other telemedicine companies your Healthstar doctor can order the full spectrum of diagnostic testing including laboratory and radiology testing. Best of all, schedule same day and next day appointments when needed.


How it works

  1. Create a Healthstar Virtual Clinic profile. Sign up, create your profile, and choose the Precision Plan.

  2. Schedule an appointment at a time that is convenient for you. NO WAIT TIMES EVER - appointments always start on time. Upload any relevant data (e.g. photos of your rash), lab results, or health records.

  3. Start a Video Call with your doctor using the HIPAA compliant video player.

Services Available


Prescriptions sent to the Pharmacy of your choice 

Lab Testing 

Radiology and Imaging Testing

What We Treat



  • Influenza
  • Sore Throat
    • Viral Pharyngitis 
    • Strep Throat
    • Mononucleosis 
  • Coughs, colds, and Upper respiratory tract infections
    • Common Colds
    • Laryngitis
    • Bronchitis
    • Influenza 
    • Pneumonia
    • Sinusitis and sinus infections
    • Seasonal Allergies and rhinitis
  • Ear pain and earaches
    • Ear infections
    • Ear wax buildup 
  • Skin Conditions and Rashes
    • Minor Allergic Reactions
    • Contact Dermatitis 
    • Minor Burns
    • Cold Sores
    • Skin Infections 
    • Acne
    • Abdominal Pain
      • Heartburn and Acid Reflux
      • Stomach Flu
      • Diarrhea
    • Bone and Joint Pain
      • Minor sprains & strains
      • Sport Injuries
      • Gout
      • Arthritis  
    • Pink eye and conjunctivitis 
      • Bladder and Urinary Tract Infections
      • Yeast infections
      • STDs
      • Mild to moderate Headaches and Migraines
      • Fatigue 


      • Pre Diabetes

      • Diabetes

      • High Blood Pressure
      • High Cholesterol
      • Obesity
      • Medication refills


      • Providing a Doctor's note for missed School or Work. 

      • Reviewing Lab Results or Radiology Reports
      •  Lab testing services 
      • Preventive Medicine Counseling 
      • Triage questions. For example, "Should I go to the Emergency Room?"
      • Second Opinions

      Virtual Clinic Prices

      No health insurance required


      Doctor Visits

      $29 per visit for virtual visits

      $129 for house call visits


      $20 per medication or less for many of the most commonly prescribed medications in the urgent care setting, even if you don't have health insurance. Whenever our doctors need to prescribe medications they will help you to find the best discounts for your medications. (If you have health insurance you can use your pharmacy benefits to fill any prescriptions our doctors order. Check with your insurance company for Co-pays and any additional fees associated with prescription medications.)

      Lab Tests

      $25 or less per lab test for common labs. Common lab tests include: Complete Blood Count, Basic Metabolic Panel, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Lipid Panel, and Urinalysis. Other testing services are available. Click here for a complete list of lab testing services and prices for specific tests.



      Sign up for Healthstar Precision to get access to the Virtual Clinic today

      (Available only in California. Other states coming soon)

      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.

      Sign up to schedule an appointment with one of our doctors.  

      (Available only in California. Other states coming soon)

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