Like many DPC practices across the country, Direct Doctors offers more to our patients than the average fee-for-service (insurance based) primary care practice.
Some highlights include:
The process of getting an MRI for a patient used to involve two things - a doctor who wanted an MRI and a patient who needed an MRI. A doctor is trained for over 11 years (many specialists are trained even longer) to make the right decisions on behalf of patients. We use that knowledge and training to decide when an MRI makes sense for our particular patient’s situation.
However, in the past decade or two things have changed drastically and continues to become progressively more complex. Now getting an MRI involves:
Lauren Hedde, DO and Mark Turshen, MD are Family Physicians and Founders of Direct Doctors, Inc. a Direct Primary Care Practice.