Spear Street

Getting Here

Public Transportation

Muni

  • J, K, L, M, N, T trains to Embarcadero
  • 30X, 41, 82X all run nearby
San Francisco Metro Transit Home

Bart

  • All lines to Embarcadero
BART Home

Parking

There is a paid parking garage at 75 Howard, right next to the building. (The garage is not affiliated with either One Medical or our building) Otherwise, street parking is also available.

Additional Information

Our Spear Street doctor's office is at Spear and Howard. The building has a Starbucks on the ground floor. Unfortunately, bikes are not allowed inside the building but there is supervised parking in the garage below.

Hours

Mon - Fri: 8am - 6pm

Lab Tests

Mon - Fri: 8am - 11am, 12pm - 3pm

Services

Primary Care

Meet the Doctors

  • David Bowden, MD

    David Bowden, MD

    Specialty

    Internal Medicine

    Years practicing

    7

      Interests

    • Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Management
    • Men's Health
    • Musculoskeletal Conditions
    • Sports Medicine

    David creates an attentive rapport with his patients using an evidence-based and holistic approach to treatment. He is particularly interested in patients with musculoskeletal injuries, concussions, and in using fitness for health promotion. As a sports medicine specialist, David focuses on maximizing the benefits of a healthy, active lifestyle while avoiding injuries. He received his master's in public health from Emory University and his doctorate of medicine from Tulane University School of Medicine. David completed his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco, and his Fellowship in Sports Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. David is board certified in internal medicine and sports medicine.

    Note: sees patients age 18 and older.

  • Spencer Blackman, MD

    Spencer Blackman, MD

    Specialty

    Family Medicine

    Years practicing

    11

      Interests

    • Biofeedback
    • Integrative Medicine
    • Men's Health
    • Preventive Health and Education
    • Skin Rashes and Biopsies
    • Sports Medicine

    Spencer practices relationship-centered primary care, blending a traditional sensibility with up-to-date clinical knowledge and a strong focus on disease prevention. He enjoys getting to know his patients well, educating and empowering them to participate in health care decisions. Spencer completed his residency training at UCSF and practiced primary care, urgent care, sports medicine and adolescent medicine throughout the Bay Area before joining One Medical Group. He is certified with the American Board of Family Medicine.

  • Philip Ponce, MD

    Philip Ponce, MD

    Specialty

    Internal Medicine

    Years practicing

    5

      Interests

    • Complex Medical Conditions
    • HIV Management
    • LGBT Care
    • Lifestyle Modification
    • Men's Health
    • Musculoskeletal Conditions
    • Preventive Health and Education

    Philip is devoted to providing excellent evidence-based treatment, with an emphasis on open communication and education. Experienced in urgent and primary care, with an emphasis on HIV management, Philip seeks to help his patients discover a fulfilling, healthy life. He is deeply committed to caring for groups who may have been marginalized by the health care system in the past: the LGBT community, individuals living with HIV/AIDS, racial and ethnic minorities, and non-English speakers. Philip is passionate about staying both physically and intellectually fit, enjoying outdoor sports and strength training in addition to reading, travel, and learning new languages. He received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine, and completed his residency with the UCSF Primary Care Internal Medicine Program. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

    Note: sees patients age 18 and older.

  • Bronwen Peternell, FNP

    Bronwen Peternell, FNP

    Years practicing

    3

      Interests

    • Allergies and Asthma
    • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders
    • Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases
    • Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Management
    • Musculoskeletal Conditions
    • Sports Medicine

    As a primary care nurse practitioner, Bay Area native Bronwen Peternell calls upon her personal passion for living a healthy, balanced life to empower patients. She believes One Medical Group’s model resonates with her practice philosophy of integrating mind, body, and spirit and emphasizing patient education. Bronwen considers herself a holistic healer and builds cooperative relationships with her patients. 'If you seek vitality, balance, and partnership, I am your clinician,' she says. 'I like to provide ample information so that my patients can make informed decisions about their health and be equipped in the long run.' Bronwen values her patients’ stories, listens intently in order to develop effective, sustainable treatment plans, and offers reassurance and guidance along the way. As an ironman triathlete, she loves treating musculoskeletal injuries, restoring function and facilitating recovery to return patients to peak performance. She also enjoys family practice, managing acute and chronic illnesses, and providing general health maintenance, including well-woman exams. Bronwen graduated from Stanford University with a B.S. in Biology and finished among the top of her class at Yale School of Nursing, where she earned a Master of Science in Nursing, specializing in Family Practice. Before becoming a nurse practitioner, she pursued groundbreaking, scientific research at UC Santa Cruz and Stanford School of Medicine. She is board-certified in Family Practice by ANCC.

  • Jess Pinder, NP

    Jess Pinder, NP

    Years practicing

    3

      Interests

    • Anxiety, Depression, Insomnia
    • HIV Management
    • LGBT Care
    • Men's Health
    • Preventive Health and Education

    Warm and empathetic, Jess enjoys working collaboratively with patients to achieve their personal health goals. By striving to offer an open-minded, relationship-centered approach to primary care, he creates individual care plans tailored to each patient's concerns. Jess received his bachelor's degree from Smith College and his master's from UCSF. Jess has special interests in HIV disease and transgender health. He is board-certified through the AANP.

  • Rebecca Alarcon, FNP

    Rebecca Alarcon, FNP

    Years practicing

    3

      Interests

    • Allergies and Asthma
    • Birth Control Counseling
    • Diabetes, Hypertension, Lipid Disorders
    • Exercise, Nutrition, Weight Management
    • Preventive Health and Education
    • Women's Health

    Compassionate and collaborative, Rebecca is skilled in making patients feel heard and providing them with effective care grounded in evidence-based medicine. She is adept at caring for a range of health issues, particularly Women’s health and urgent care needs. Rebecca earned her master’s in the family nurse practitioner specialty from UCSF. Rebecca is board-certified in family medicine through the AANP

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