Family Practices in Berks County

When you choose Penn State Health for family medicine, you can take comfort in knowing that your doctor is part of a well-respected, nationally recognized health system. That means you can count on us to deliver top-quality, coordinated care for all your family health needs. With Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center, you’ll have access to 24/7 emergency care, state-of-the-art imaging technology and a network of specialists practicing throughout Berks County.

Convenient locations, multiple providers

Our family practices are welcoming new patients. With convenient locations in Berks County, you can schedule your first visit within two weeks and get assistance transferring your medical records. All practices offer bilingual services (English and Spanish).

View a list of practices and providers here

Looking for laboratory, mammography, imaging, or rehabilitation services close to home? 

View a list of outpatient services within Berks County here

How to transfer your medical records

Choose one of four options to transfer your medical records:

  • Download the Release of Records form. Sign and send it to the Penn State Health practice of your choice.
  • Visit the Penn State Health practice of your choice. While there, sign and submit the Release of Records form.
  • Ask the Penn State Health practice of your choice to mail the Release of Records form to you.
  • Complete the transfer of your medical records with your previous provider.

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The benefits of  choosing Penn State Health

Free physician referral service

Looking for a primary care physician or specialist close to home? Penn State Health’s physician referral experts can help you find someone whose specialty, location, office hours and type of insurance meet your specific needs. Bilingual services also available (English and Spanish).

Secure access to personal health information

IQ Health, our patient portal, offers a convenient way to securely view your personal health information and communicate with your physicians. It also plays a key role in your health care, providing a 24/7 connection to the information you need to make better decisions.

As a patient of a Penn State Health Medical Group practice in Berks County or a Penn State Health Urgent Care location, IQ Health allows you to:

  • See upcoming appointments
  • View test results, immunizations and health history
  • Review medications, including dosage and refill information
  • Review visit summary and discharge instructions

Getting sick is inconvenient, but getting care shouldn't be

The Penn State Health OnDemand app offers you options for care from wherever you are. It’s the easiest way to see a doctor without ever leaving your home.

Learn more about Penn State Health OnDemand

Health care when you need it

Making the right decision about your health can be tricky, especially when you aren't feeling well. Penn State Health has many levels of care to meet your needs. In Berks County, when you need care quickly, we offer urgent care at three locations and walk-in care at limited locations, with further expansion to come.