Recommendation of a doctor who accepts Alameda Alliance (medi-cal) for adults?

I recently got health coverage through Alameda Alliance (the Medi-cal version). I am having trouble finding a doctor (adult primary care physician) that accepts Alameda Alliance. The only place I can find is Life Long Medical clinic, which is very overburdened--it takes forever to get an appointment and then you spend hours in the waiting room even with an appointment. I'm currently nursing an infant, which makes dedicating hours for to sitting in a waiting very challenging.

Alameda Alliance's website and booklet lists plenty of providers. But when I call to make an appointment they inform me they aren't taking new medi-cal patients. 

Can anyone recommend a physician for adults that accepts alameda alliance and is accepting new patients? 

Side note-- I do not qualify for Kaiser medi-cal, otherwise I would just do that :(

thank you!!

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Hi I had the same problem. After researching pretty much every doctor on the list, I figured out that my only real option was Highland Hospital, in Oakland. There is a long waiting list to make an appointment (maybe a month or so), but they also have a same-day clinic where you call in the morning and they schedule an appointment for the same day. Once you arrive, they see you right away -- there is no wait, which is way better than Lifelong, where (from what I've heard) you have to sit there and wait for hours before you can see someone.

There are tons of doctors at Highland Hospital that you can choose as your primary care physician, but it doesn't really matter which one you choose, because Alameda Alliance will let you see anyone there, and you can't really request a particular doctor when you make an appointment.

Best of luck!