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About M.D. Cann Medical and Health Clinic

About Us | M.D. Cann Medical and Health Clinic - Modesto, CA

At M.D. Cann Medical and Health Clinic, we aim to be Modesto’s top choice for medical marijuana evaluation, recommendation and medical clinic services. We may be the area’s newest medical marijuana clinic, but Dr. Dale Fitzpatrick has been practicing primary care and internal medicine in the area for more than 25 years. He’s built a reputation as a compassionate, caring physician and is now putting his expertise to work helping patients get relief from a wide range of ailments by recommending medical marijuana.

Since ancient times, the cannabis plant has been used to effectively and naturally treat a wide range of medical conditions. From cancer, AIDS, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, depression, anxiety, glaucoma to too many other ailments to list here, millions of patients have been able to gain access to medicine that has vastly improved their quality of life.

Thanks to Proposition 215, the Compassionate Use Act of 1996, Californians are able to safely and legally obtain medical marijuana and grow medicinal cannabis plants for personal use. That’s where we come in —we provide medical marijuana evaluation and recommendation services, enabling you to walk into any legal medical cannabis dispensary and purchase a wide range of medicines to fit any need.

We’re also a well-established medical clinic offering primary care and internal medicine services. Dr. Fitzpatrick is certified by the American Board of Medical Examiners and has three decades of experience in medical practice.

For your medical marijuana evaluation and recommendation needs, and for top-quality medical clinic services, choose M.D. Cann Medical and Health Clinic. We welcome walk-ins, but for faster, better service, please phone us to schedule an appointment.


Q: What do I need to bring to my Appointment?
A: California Identification (Driver’s License or Identification Card).

• If you have medical records, medications or medication List.
• For Cannabis Card Renewals- It is helpful to bring previous Cannabis Card, however it is not necessary.

Q: What if I don’t have my medical records?
A: Our patients can sign a medical release/ or bring M.D. Cann your medical records within a designated time frame

Q: Will my Health insurance cover the cost or percentage of my cannabis evaluation?
A: No, the patient is responsible for the cost of the office visit.

Q: What is the price of the recommendation, does this price include the plastic ID card, and the evaluation? Is there any additional fees?
A: We offer two types of Recommendations; both include the plastic ID card at no additional charge. Basic (No Exemption- 6 mature plants, or 12 immature plants, 8 ounces of dry useable marijuana) is $75.00.

We also offer Limits Exemption a.k.a Growers Rec (S.B 420)- allows patients to exceed the 6 mature or 12 immature 8 oz. of dry processed marijuana within reasonable limits for $150.00. The amount is determined by Dr. Fitzpatrick based upon medical condition and the reason patient requires higher amount (edibles, topical, low yield, grow difficult strains, require high CBD). We have no hidden fees. Unlike other clinics we do not advertise a low price and hit you with additional fees. We do not charge extra for the Plastic ID card, it is included in both prices.

Q: Will I receive my ID card the same day, or do I have to wait for it to come by mail?
A: Yes, you will receive your plastic ID card the same day. There is no waiting. Patients receive all documents within approximately 5 minutes post Physician evaluation.

Q: If I went to a different Cannabis Evaluation Clinic last year, can I still renew with M.D. Cann?
A: Yes, you can renew with M.D. Cann. Bring a copy of your previous recommendation if you have it, we will upload it to your electronic medical record.

Q: Is my Recommendation valid in any state?
A: No, this Recommendation is only valid in California.

Q: Will I be able to use My Recommendation at any Dispensary (cannabis club)?
A: Yes, you will be able to use your Recommendation at any Dispensary (cannabis club), or delivery service in California.

Q: Is Dr. Fitzpatrick a real Doctor, will my Recommendation be legit?
A: Yes, Dr. Fitzpatrick is a “real” Doctor. He has been a practicing Internist for over 28 years. His practice has been located at 1717 Coffee Rd Modesto, CA for over 22 years.

Q: Will I see a Doctor on the computer?
A: No, our clinic does not operate on Skype or any other video conferencing system. We have an onsite Physician at all times. Our Clinic is compliant with the California Medical Board.

Q: Will it show on a Background Check that I have a Cannabis Card.?
A: No, we use a private database- Greenlife. We are HIPPA compliant.

Q: Will M. D. Cann. Supply us with Marijuana? Are you also a Dispensary?
A: No, we will not supply our patients with Marijuana or product of Marijuana. We are not a Dispensary or affiliated with a Dispensary.

Q: Will the Dispensaries, and Law Enforcement always be able to verify I am a patient.
A: Yes. 24/7/365-anytime patient verification - we support you.