Our Staff

San Diego Housecall was founded by Robert Carlson M.D. with the vision of creating a medical practice that treats every patient with dignity and first-rate care. The staff at San Diego Housecall are highly-trained and exceptionally friendly. We understand that for many, visiting a doctor, urgent care or emergency room can be a stressful experience. Our comfortable approach and compassionate medical professionals will ease your fears, in the privacy and comfort of your own home, hotel room, or office.


The doctor and future doctor...

The doctor and future doctor…

Robert Carlson, M.D.

Dr. Carlson is a board certified Family Medicine and Urgent Care physician in private practice in San Diego, California. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Science degree in Information Systems from the University of Southern California. He also earned Master of Science in Medical Science and Doctor of Medicine degrees from the American University of the Caribbean. He completed his Family Medicine residency at Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, in San Bernardino, CA, just north of San Diego.

 Dr. Carlson is licensed as a Physician and Surgeon in California. He is a board certified member of the American Board of Family Medicine, with concentrations in Emergency Medicine and Geriatrics. He is also a member of the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Practice. He has broad experience in treating patients with a wide range of medical conditions, in a variety of settings.

 Dr. Carlson is a retired naval officer and enjoys sailing in his spare time. He is a computer and electronics enthusiast, and is a Microsoft Certified Software Engineer.


Caroline Doonan, R.N.

Ms. Doonan completed her nurses training at the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing in London, England. She also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Emergency Nursing from the University of Herefordshire, near London, England. She has many years of experience as an emergency nurse.

She also worked as a medical volunteer in India, and conceived and implemented a immunization program for street children there.

Ms. Doonan is a Registered Nurse licensed by the California Board of Nursing, and is a member of the American Nursing Association. She holds a wide range of advanced medical care certificates.

In her spare time, Ms. Doonan enjoys cooking, hiking, and spending time with her family and new puppy.


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(858) 877-3701