Our Providers

John Horning, M.D. -is a board certified emergency medicine physician and has practiced hospital emergency medicine since 1996. He attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and thereafter completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Affiliate – Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey. During his final year he was honored to serve as Chief Resident of Emergency Medicine. He served as Emergency Medical Services Director for the Southern Region of New Hampshire and also acted as EMS Paramedic Director for St Peters Health in Helena, Montana. He also served as Treasurer for the New Hampshire State Chapter of the American College of Emergency Physicians. He is a Fellow and Founding Member of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine and has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Emergency Medicine since 1997. Dr. Horning has practiced in hospital ER’s in Manchester, New Hampshire, Bellingham, Washington, Truckee, California, Sonora, California, and Helena, Montana. He relinquished his regular position in the emergency department at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, Washington in 2005 to relocate with his wife and two daughters to Prague, Czech Republic for a year away. During that time he commuted to Vail and Aspen, Colorado where he provided urgent house call medical services to the resorts, hotels and local residences. He discovered that house call medicine provided the opportunity to connect with patients that he had rarely experienced in the emergency department because of time constraints. He observed that patients were appreciative of the convenient and professional service that was offered by he and his colleagues providing urgent care focused hotel & house calls. From this experience he determined to establish a hotel and house call service for the San Francisco Bay Area. After a year in Prague he and his wife and two daughters returned to the United States to San Francisco to live close to family, enjoy all that the city has to offer. He launched Urgent Med Housecalls in 2007.  More recently, since 2014, Dr. Horning practiced emergency medicine in Helena, Montana, in addition to running Urgent Med Housecalls.  He returned to full time house call practice with Urgent Med Housecalls in 2018, and is now offering daily house call and hotel doctor services throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.


Kendall Allred, M.D. -Dr. Allred is a board-certified emergency medicine physician who rejoined Urgent Med Housecalls after working in several practice environments out of the area. Raised in rural Arizona, he attended medical school at the University of Arizona where he also received his Master’s in Public Health with a focus in Public Health Policy and Management. He completed his emergency medicine residency training right here in the Bay Area at the UCSF-SFGH program in San Francisco. He also served on the prestigious American Medical Association’s Board of Trustees during formation of the Affordable Care Act. He continues to practice emergency medicine in one of the Bay Area’s busy emergency departments. He is offering house calls for San Francisco Bay Area, including Peninsula down to Silicon Valley.


Robin McBride, PA is a Physician Assistant offering house calls for San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley and surrounding areas of the East Bay. She graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Physician Assistant studies at Touro College. She obtained a MS in Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh. She currently also works at the Hematology Clinic at Zuckerberg San Francisco General hospital.

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