committed to delivering primary care as it was intended--through trust, openness, and investing in the doctor-patient relationship.
As the end of our first year of medical school approached, we received our assignment for where we would complete our primary care apprenticeship for the following year. After the countless hours of studying in isolation, we would finally be fully emerged in a setting to interact with patients and be able to put a…Read More
Last Wednesday, January 6 2016, was a day I will not forget any time soon. It was a day that showed me the worst of our healthcare system but also the best. The week prior, a new patient enrolled with us online. His name was not one that was familiar to me. We scheduled…Read More
We often read about the Primary Care shortage across the country continuing to grow, especially in states like Massachusetts that have a higher proportion of specialists. Some will argue that its exaggerated but numbers do not lie. Call a local doctors office and find out how long it takes to be seen as a new…Read More
How does DPC help patients in the hospital? You can ask my patient quoted below or ask the Hospitalist who took care of him, but I would also like to comment on this. There are many benefits to Hospital-based doctors (aka Hospitalists)- they are intelligent, well trained doctors and NP/PA’s and they provide 24/7 coverage if…Read More
One of the main reasons I decided to make this huge career change into a Direct Primary Care practice was to give patients what they deserve from their doctor….time. One of my patients that followed me from my old practice has allowed me to post this wonderful testimonial she wrote on Facebook on Friday.…Read More
We received this thoughtful note from a patient today. It is truly rewarding to continue relationships with patients year after year, especially in the new form of direct care. [blockquote background=”#efefef”] Dear Dr. Gold: Congratulations on your new venture. I truly like the concept of your practice but most importantly, I am glad that I…Read More