Concierge Medicine Today Releases the Top Doctors in Concierge Medicine List for 2016.
Meet The Who's Who In Concierge Medicine Throughout The U.S. In 2016 by industry trade publication, Concierge Medicine Today.
Atlanta, GA, October 8, 2015 (Newswire.com) - Twenty-one (21) Physicians have been named to Concierge Medicine Today’s annual ‘Top Doctors In Concierge Medicine’ for 2016, a distinction held by less than one percent of doctors across the country each year.
“Each year, we look for physicians who have made a significant impact on patients, their community, their state, social media, technology and more,” said Catherine Sykes, Publisher of the industry’s medical news and information agency, Concierge Medicine Today and its sister publication, The Direct Primary Care Journal. “As a prominent and active educational voice in this industry, we believe it is important to acknowledge and recommend specific physicians and practices, specifically within the Concierge Medicine, that reflect and demonstrate innovation, professionalism, value and the benefits of this industry.”
Over the past several years, Concierge Medicine Today found distinguished doctors opening unique practices in markets like New Jersey, Connecticut, California, Georgia, Texas and Illinois. This year, physicians are prominently working in various medical specialties and internal medicine. Some of which include; Cardiology; Pediatric Care; Primary Care; Spine Surgery; Family Medicine; Hospital settings; mobile medical facilities; and even Holistic Menopause and Anti-Aging practices. The result is Concierge Medicine Today’s ‘Top Doctors In Concierge Medicine’ across America list, which includes some of the nation’s most respected specialists and outstanding primary care physicians. These are the doctors that patients, peers and other healthcare professionals recognize as the best in their fields. They do not pay a fee and are not paid to be listed. Today, as in years past, it is a list which is respected by the medical profession and patients alike as a source of quality information.
Congratulations to the following physicians named to Concierge Medicine Today’s 2016 list of ‘Top Doctors in Concierge Medicine’ who made the list (in alphabetical order):
- Dr. Joel Bessmer | Omaha, NE
- Dr. Carrie Bordinko | Paradise Valley, AZ
- Dr. Michael Brousseau of MD2 (Squared) | Beverly Hills, CA
- Dr. Sarah Gamble, D.O. | Greenwich, CT
- Dr. Ronald Garry | Naples, FL
- Dr. Michael A. Gleiber | West Palm Beach & Boca Raton, FL
- Dr. Radley Griffin | Tampa, FL
- Dr. Harley Liker | Beverly Hills, CA
- Dr. Trae Ingram | West Des Moines, IA
- Dr. Joe McDonald | Bethesda, MD
- Dr. Anne Marie Feyrer-Melk | Scottsdale, AZ
- Dr. Shira Miller | Sherman Oaks, CA
- Dr. Michael Monaco of MDVIP | Overland Park, KS
- Dr. Michael Murray | Birmingham, AL
- Dr. Gary Price | Fort Myers, FL
- Dr. Ronald Primas | New York, NY
- Dr. Jeffrey Puglisi | Greenwich, CT
- Dr. Myra A. Reed | Panama City Beach, FL
- Dr. Chad Rudnick | Boca Raton, FL
- Dr. Tiffany Sizemore-Ruiz | Ft. Lauderdale, FL
- Dr. Susan Wilder | Scottsdale, AZ
Criteria Evaluated for CMT’s “TOP DOCS” 2016 Recognition and Nomination Includes (but is not limited to…)
- Educational Efforts (ie. about Concierge Medicine)
- Patient Ratings/Reviews
- Value-Added Services Inside Their Practice
- Innovative Services/Marketing
- Charitable Efforts
- Activity in Social Media Networks
- Medical Influence
- Peer Recognition/Nomination
- Social Influence
- Community Involvement
Since 2011, there are a growing number of physicians in secondary Concierge Medicine specialties including: Pediatrics; General Surgery; Spine Surgery; Gynecology; Dentistry; Cardiology; Addiction Medicine; Dermatology; Oncology and others. These specialty practices usually offer the same immediate access, longer appointments, and a proactive health focus similar to primary care concierge practices. Some also offer home visits. Specialists usually limit their practices to a smaller number of patients –150-300 compared to the more typical 300-750 patients for primary care. They also tend to have patients who have chronic conditions.
“Although Concierge Medicine started out as a concept for the affluent nearly 20 years ago, over time, the movement has taken a clearly middle-class turn,” says Michael Tetreault, editor-in-chief of Concierge Medicine Today. “Today, we can see impressions of old-fashioned medical care where a doctor carries a medical bag into your home or visits you when you’re in the hospital because it’s simply the right thing to do. Moreover, there are countless people searching for these types of doctors every day than in years past. From the mid 1990’s to present day, Concierge Medicine has matured into countless service variations within our local communities. Annual fees today reflect the level of personal attention and service that a doctor provides and noticeably, patients are deciding to make a personal investment in their own healthcare.”
“We are proud of the physicians named to this year’s ‘Top Doctors in Concierge Medicine’ list,” adds Sykes. “The listed physicians, are singular representatives of a modern era of healthcare delivery that is representative of old-fashioned values. These physicians and their staff, in our opinion, provide some of the most innovative approaches, ideas, educational treatments and therapies available to patients today. Together, with their healthcare teams, they are bringing patient-care and affordable access to their communities in a new level of excellence.”
About Concierge Medicine Today
Concierge Medicine Today (CMT) is a news organization and the Concierge Medicine industry’s oldest national trade publication for the Concierge Medicine and Membership Medicine marketplace. Its web site is the online destination for businesses, consumers, physicians, legislators, researchers and other stakeholders to learn about the history of this industry, various business aspects of the marketplace, trends, breaking news and more that drives the conversation that Concierge Medicine and free market healthcare delivery is creating on a national and international level. For more information, visit: www.ConciergeMedicineToday.com.