Personalized primary care and sports medicine in San Francisco

At Higher Self Health our focus is on helping you reach your optimal wellness now, create a path towards your long term longevity goals, and unlock the most authentic and aligned version of yourself.

JP Valette MD


Holistic, personalized, data-driven primary care

Functional and sports medicine expertise

Dr. Valette is an expert in navigating complex chronic conditions by getting to the root cause. He has a deep knowledge of the musculoskeletal system, body biomechanics, and exercise physiology. This allows him to create highly personalized regimens for peak performance, or for returning to activity without risking injury.

Relationship-driven, whole-person care

Dr. Valette creates a safe and welcoming space for everything that makes you unique, taking the time to deeply understand you on a personal level and listening to the entirety of your health journey. He will partner with you to create a personalized care and wellness plan uniquely tailored to your specific goals, your current bandwidth, and your personal preferences.

A deep focus on lifestyle, longevity, and self-actualization

Our comprehensive approach to health is designed to help you live a longer, healthier life, and increase your healthspan. With access to personalized data from wearables and advanced diagnostics, we see food, exercise, sleep, stress management, and relationships as medicine. We emphasize mental health and help you identify subconscious barriers, fostering tools for self-growth and alignment with your values. This way, you can reach a more self-actualized version of yourself, living your fullest and most expanded expression.

How we help

Higher Self Health is your trusted partner along your health journey. Whether you are looking for prevention or achieving positive outcomes with your current health challenges, we are experts in delivering personalized care plans that fit your needs.

Functional Medicine

We work on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease, helping navigate complex chronic conditions, and understanding your individual risk, environment, and lifestyle.

Sports Medicine

We help active people recover safely and perform at their best. Our programs are aligned to help you pursue, attain, and preserve peak performance.

Weight Management

Our Metabolic Health and Weight Management program is dedicated to reversing metabolic dysfunction, improving energy, and preventing future disease.

Mental Health

Our holistic approach includes understanding your mental health needs, working with therapists, guiding your self-growth journey, and incorporating diverse self-exploration modalities.

Invest in your health

Our Membership Plan

The Higher Self Health subscription-based membership model ensures patients receive the highest personalized care and attention possible. Our direct primary healthcare model allows us to focus on you, not on insurance companies or administrative burdens.

We request a minimum one-year commitment to be the best partners for optimal health and to get you started on a life-long journey with Dr. Valette.

Higher Self Health Membership

$500/month or $5000/year


Everything you need to know about the membership, services, and billing. Can’t find the answer you’re looking for? Please chat to our friendly team.

What type of medicine is offered through Higher Self Health?

At Higher Self Health, you’ll find a broad range of medical services offered through a direct primary care model, which means the practice does not take insurance. Beyond the basics, we offer specialized support in Sports Medicine, functional medicine, lifestyle medicine, longevity medicine, and mental health. Whether you’re an athlete, someone interested in holistic health approaches, or seeking mental health support, we can cater to your needs. Higher Self Health welcomes and embraces folks with alternative lifestyles, ensuring everyone feels safe and respected.

Higher Self Health is a subscription-based membership. Our fees include a comprehensive annual assessment, coaching on an individual wellness plan, and access to a provider for urgent medical needs. Because we accept a limited number of patients to our panels, we encourage all prospective clients to sign up for a no-cost meet-and-greet with Dr. Valette to learn more.

Book a time here for a Discovery Call with Dr. Valette to learn more about our practice and membership.

Please book a discovery call with Dr. Valette here or email us with questions.

We always aim to optimize health with lifestyle interventions first. This includes a personalized diet plan, tailored exercise regime, supplementation strategy, sleep tracking, and additional therapies (i.e. intermittent fasting, meditation, etc.). We will turn to pharmaceuticals or additional treatment recommendations if necessary, depending on your needs.

No. As a direct primary care practice, Higher Self Health does not bill insurance for doctor visits —they are included in the price of membership. Insurance will be billed for any ordered testing (labs, X-rays, etc.), and the member is responsible for any co-pays and cost of testing not covered by the insurance plan.


Often an HSA or HRA can be used to pay for membership, however we always recommend that our patients contact their plan coordinators directly as individual plans will determine eligibility.

At this time, we can only provide services to patients that are 18+. 

Achieving optimal health requires commitment. Our programs are offered on an annual basis. It takes a minimum average of 3 whole months to see initial, measurable results and a year to see sustained progress. This accounts for the time it takes to complete your testing and bloodwork, review results, meet with your provider, implement interventions, and allow time for impact to occur. Our team is fully committed to supporting you throughout your health journey and, in becoming a Higher Self Health patient, ask that you commit to yourself to reap the full benefits of our care.

Our programs are offered on annual plans at this time. If you wish to cancel after the initial 6-month commitment period, you can do so by emailing

If you have a life-threatening emergency, call 911. After you hang up, please contact us. We will assist in coordinating your emergency care thereafter.

Contact us for any questions or concerns while traveling.  Our mobile app comes in handy at these times. Call 911 (or local emergency number) first if you have a critical or life-threatening emergency.

We know there are times when you may need to see a doctor outside of our practice. Higher Self Health is available to help you decide which specialists to see and to coordinate consultations so we can ensure your continuity of care.