Concierge Medicine Specialist

Integrative Family Medicine

Integrative Medicine Clinic located in Columbia, MD

If you have trouble getting to the doctor for physical reasons or otherwise, concierge medicine may be an ideal solution for you. The medical professionals at Integrative Family Medicine in Columbia, Maryland, specialize in concierge medicine, a patient-centered, personalized approach to health care in which your doctor comes to you. To learn about concierge medicine from Integrative Family Medicine, book an appointment online or over the phone today.

Concierge Medicine Q & A

Integrative Family Medicine

What is concierge medicine?

Concierge medicine is an alternative approach to health care in which patients pay a retainer or membership fee to a medical practice in exchange for personalized care and easy access to doctors. Concierge medicine allows you to pay a monthly, quarterly, or annual fee to your health care provider. In return for this fee, you have access to your doctor when you need them.

What are the advantages of concierge medicine?

The practitioners are able to make your appointment feel more  individualized and patient-centered. You may also have a better chance of scheduling same-day or next-day appointments.

Additionally, concierge practices, such as Integrative Family Medicine, offer transportation for patients who need help getting to and from the office. Integrative Family Medicine also offers in-home visits to those patients who are not able to come to the office due to physical injury, or to the elderly population as part of your concierge membership plan.

Furthermore, the medical team provides care for patients who reside in nursing homes. Patients who are part of the plan will get top-notch care right at their nursing home.

How is concierge medicine different in the treatment philosophy?

Similar to the philosophy at IFM in treating patients with functional and integrative medicine, Concierge medicine focuses on personalized, convenient medical care. You have access to your doctor when you need them, and you can often spend as much time as you need with your practitioner. Medical exams, routine physicals, and other comprehensive health and wellness treatments are included in your plan, so you don’t have to worry about expensive co-pays or a limited number of appointments.

With concierge medicine, your doctor is there when you need them, so you can maintain good health, get medical attention for an illness, or learn how to better manage a chronic condition. The team of specialists at Integrative Family Medicine also offers help with recovery from drug and substance abuse through their concierge medicine program.

To learn more about concierge medicine, book an appointment with Integrative Family Medicine online or over the phone today.

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