CMSS Community Clinic

The CMSS Community Clinic ensures that primary health services are available and accessible during all life cycles, regardless of ability to pay, by utilizing a sliding fee scale and providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, enabling services, outreach activities, eligibility assistance, and health education.

CMSS Community Clinic’s Mission

To resolve, sustain and enhance the health and development of all our clients through excellence in care, education and advocacy.

We are open: Monday-Friday From: 8am- 5pm
Phone Number: (619) 401- 7410 Fax: (619) 401- 7411
Location: 436 South Magnolia Avenue Suite 101, El Cajon, CA 92020

We speak Arabic, Chaldean, English, Spanish, Somali

Primary Care Services

Acute care (Sick Visits)
Case management women’s health, diabetes mellitus and pneuomococcal vaccine
Chronic disease management for conditions such as Diabetes, Asthma, and High Blood Pressure
Employment Physicals
Health Education & Maintenance
Immigration Physicals
Annual physicals/Physical exams
STD Screening & Treatment

Women’s Health

Gynecological services
Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening
Referrals for mammograms
Pregnancy tests
Health education
Psychosocial assessment and counseling
Family planning-including screening and treatment for sexually transmitted infections
Birth control counseling

Men’s Health

Prostate Screenings* and Self Testicular Examination Instruction
Vasectomy Education and Referral
Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV Testing and Treatment
Medical Education and Social Services Referrals
Fertility Awareness Counseling

Children’s Health

Acute Care (Sick Visits)
Behavior Management
Developmental screenings, assessments, and intervention
Early intervention, birth-three years old
Health Education
Physicals – School, Camp, and Sports
Screenings for Anemia, Lead, Vision, Hearing and Tuberculosis
Well child exam
Tuberculosis testing
Asthma assessments and nebulizer treatment

Accepted Methods of Payment

Medi-Cal ~ Medicare
CMS (San Diego County Medical Services)
Cash/Sliding Fee Scale, $45
Molina~United Health
Anthem Blue Cross~Blue Shield
BCEDP (Breast Cancer Early Detection Program)
CHDP (Child Health and Disability Protection Program)
EAPC (Extended Access Primary Care)


Mental health assessments
Individual, group, family, and couples psychotherapy
Age and gender-specific healing and grief support groups
Case management
Expert witness services and psychological evaluations for federal immigration court

Social Services

Access to community resources
Legal and support services


Medical specialists
Dental services
Mental health
Social and support services

Laboratory Services

An in-house laboratory is equipped to perform a variety of tests
On Site Vaccine Clinic


Psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacological therapy
Medication management
Follow-up and coordination of care with primary and specialty care providers


Basam Nassir, M.D., Internal Medicine, CMSS Medical Director
John Kasawa, M.D., Family Medicine
Bassam Sinno, M.D., Psychiatry

On Site Specialties

Ophthalmology /Optometry
Gastroenterology (GI)