Locating a Health Care Provider

To assist you in your search for information, the AHA Resource Center has developed the following list of consumer-oriented health care web sites. Inclusion on this list does not imply a recommendation or endorsement of the information provided, nor constitute any warranty of the accuracy of the information on the web sites.

AAHSA Member Search
An AAHSA member nursing homes locator. (American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging) 
AMA Physician Select
Allows you to search for a physician by name or by medical specialty. (American Medical Association) 
Dialysis Facility Compare
Provides detailed information about Medicare approved dialysis facilities. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) 
Directories of Health Care Providers
Links to web-based directories of physicians, dentists, hospitals, clinics, and other health care providers. (National Library of Medicine) 
Directory of America’s Hospitals
Find information on a hospital’s location (by region, state, or distance from any ZIP code), type, specialization, and services offered. (American Hospital Association and U.S. News & World Report) 
Find a Dentist 
Searchable database of ADA member dentists. (American Dental Association) 
Find an Adult Day Center Near You 
Directory of adult day centers. (National Adult Day Services Association) 
Health Plan Report Card
Health Plan Report Card is an interactive tool designed to help you find the health plan that’s right for you. (National Committee for Quality Assurance) 
Home Care/Hospice Locator
Database of home care and hospice services in the U.S. (National Association for Home Care) 
Home Health Compare
Detailed information about Medicare-certified home health agencies, including home health quality measures. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) 
Links to hospital web sites. (Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology) 
How To Find a Doctor or Treatment Facility If You Have Cancer
Tips for finding a physician or health facility for cancer patients and families. (National Cancer Institute) 
Medical Group Practice Locator
Links to the web sites of physician groups arranged by state and specialty. (American Medical Association) 
Mental Health Facilities Locator 
Database of mental health facilities and support services, including residential treatment services, outpatient mental health clinics, hospitals, and multiservice organizations. (Center for Mental Health Services) 
Nursing Home Compare
Provides detailed information about the past performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) 
Participating Physician Directory
Searchable directory of physicians who participate in Medicare. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) 
Psychiatric Hospitals and Services
Listing of NAPHS member organizations with web sites; also links to other mental health organizations. (National Association of Psychiatric Health System) 
Quality Check
Quality Check. has information about Joint Commission accredited organizations including: an organizations accreditation status, accreditation history, and latest performance report. (Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations)  
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator
Searchable directory of drug and alcohol treatment programs. (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) 
Transplant Centers
Lists of Medicare-approved heart, lung, heart-lung, liver, and intestinal transplant centers. (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services)  
Who's Certified
Searchable database of board-certified physicians. (American Board of Medical Specialties)


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