private practice

  1. O

    Private Practice vs. Private Equity Overhead (Young doctor)

    Hi all, I wanted to get some advice on my current situation as a Private Equity Employee 1-2 years out of training. I actually really like my practice and the PE does not seem to meddle with things too much. However, I know that things can change very quickly if and when the PE is losing...
  2. R

    Endodontists Income/Salary

    Hi All, Could any practicing endodontists, endo residents or other professionals kindly share their income/salary as an endodontist? Please include your days working, hours, cases per day, state, years of experience and if you are traveling specialist, group practice/etc.....thank you so much !!
  3. S

    Dental Private Practice Education

    Hi all. Can anyone here recommend resources for learning the ins and outs of starting and running a dentist private practice?
  4. M

    Unfunded PhD / PsyD - Worth it?

    Hi all, I recently got accepted to Hofstra's PhD program for clinical psych. It's not funded and tuition is high, after 6 years I calculated it may cost ~130k This program has a good reputation and students go off to either work in private practice or at hospitals in NY. I know in law and...
  5. R

    Canada ROS( Return of Service )

    Hello Everyone, Need your advise, if you are an IMG and got accepted for Residence in Canada, Ontario. You will have to complete ROS which is 5 year term. Any Ideas or could someone share their experience dealing with ROS. How do they measure or what is the cost. We were thinking to open a...
  6. TheCatalyst

    Capitation and Private / Solo *Surgical* Practices

    Surgical sub-specialist here, hoping to start a solo thing in the semi-rural suburbs down the line. I can't find seem to find good data on how these contracts are structured...anywhere haha apart from (or rather, including) bundled payment strategies, can anyone speak to how the (...supposed...)...
  7. M

    Is it possible in non-invasive cardiology private practice to see a majority of cases of arrhythmias and to a lesser extent ischemic cardiomyopathies?

    Hello everyone, I am a medical student and I am wondering about my future specialty. I really like non-invasive cardiology and I would like to work in the future in private practice. The subject I am passionate about is arrhythmias and less so myocardial infarctions. My question is: is it...
  8. H

    How to get a career in academics ?

    Hello guys ! I have just matched into a IM community program (probably univ, affiliated). Hoping to go into fellowship. What are the options for going into academics later on (teaching, research) ? Do these positions require extra credentials ? And is it possible to get involved even after i...
  9. W

    Open Positions for Physician Anesthesiologists in LA

    Exciting opportunity in the San Fernando Valley at a small community hospital in West Hills. Small private practice of only physician anesthesiologists, lifestyle-oriented practice. No trauma, no OB, no in-house call, minimal emergencies, 40% hospital, 60% surgery center-based, roughly 40...
  10. D

    Need Help with choosing associateship

    Hi all: I really need help with deciding which associateship to choose. A little bio for me: D4 international student in the 4yrs DDS program, will graduate in May. I am looking for private practice which can sponsor my H1B visa and I can stay for the next 4-5 years(due my visa status, changing...
  11. D

    Expected rate of growth of private practice

    Hello community! I’m an ECP looking to transition into full time private practice. I live in NYC. I will likely accept cash only at avg to a bit less cost than avg psychiatrist. I plan on doing 30min f/u sessions. I plan on advertising with a website and through psychology/therapist search...
  12. G

    Physican Anesthesia Group, Santa Monica, CA

    Open recruiting for full time position(s) in all physician mid-size anesthesiology group in Santa Monica, CA. Collegial rapport with surgeons and a lifestyle oriented practice with stable, team-oriented group that values mutual support. Rare opportunity to join a group that has historically...
  13. B

    Working for a Keplr Vision Practice

    I was just wanting to hear from some OD's who work/have worked at a practice associated with Keplr Vision. -What was your overall experience? -How is there salary/pay structure? -Did they change how you practiced? -Pros/cons?
  14. D

    Working...but not running your own business? - Options

    Hello! I was lucky enough to get selected by an optometry school (a decent one to boot) and will be entering that realm in a few weeks. I'm keeping my eyes open for the myriad of opportunities available to those in the optometric field. I do have a question though. For now, I'm not very fond...
  15. P

    Considering starting a private practice after fellowship

    Hello everyone, I am beginning my pain fellowship at a well regarded, highly interventional program this July and am highly considering starting a private practice afterwards. I was wondering if someone can provide me with an example business plan I can use as a guide. I am a beginner, but do...
  16. P

    Looking for pain physician to open up private practice NYC area

    Hello, I'm a pain PA, looking to meet pain physicians in the NYC Area, interested in collaborating. I am in the process of opening an interventional pain management practice. Physician would supervise PAs and perform the interventional procedures only (epidurals, facet blocks, etc). Reply to...
  17. T

    Self-designed outpatient business elective

    Hello, I'm an MS3 wrapping up my 3rd year and starting to think about my 4th year schedule. I ultimately want to open my own private family medicine practice or join a small group in a rural or small town area, and I want to tailor my remaining education with that goal in mind. Like many others...
  18. L

    Southern California Anesthesiology: Private Practice model vs W2 model. How to compare?

    I am feeling burned out, I need some perspective. 1) For the private practices people. Is being 1st call once a week, and 2 weekend call a month normal? (Post call day still work at least a half day, or sometimes hooked till 12pm) 2) How do you compare a private practice gig (1099) to a...
  19. M

    MBA Value to Private Practice Groups

    Hi, I was wondering how much value having a MBA degree would add when applying to private practice groups after fellowship. While I'm guessing it is more wishful than realistic to think that an MBA will reduce the time before one becoming a partner (which is roughly 2-5 years depending on the...
  20. P

    Suburban Los Angeles Anesthesia

    PP all MD group all cases except transplant 1099, good income non-predatory group, transparent usually 1 year to yeah or nah partnership vote (almost always yeah) expanding hospital Call gets nightly stipend plus what you collect from cases.
  21. S

    Leave Luminello for Theranest?

    I have an out of network private practice. I've been with Luminello for a long time. Overall, it's been working, but there are some key features they are missing that would be very useful. They include: - text message/phone call appointment reminder to patients - g suite calendar integration...
  22. S

    Intake Process Best Practices - Private Practice

    I have an out of network private practice. I'm trying to make my intake process more efficient and streamlined. I am very interested to hear how everyone else does it. Here is my process: 1. Get an inquiry from a potential patient (email, call, referral, etc) 2. Brief screening phone call with...
  23. N

    Pros/cons of working with a Dental Specific CPA while in residency

    What are people’s thoughts, experience on this? Waste of a few hundred bucks having a dental cpa file their straight forward tax return or is there a greater purpose establishing this relationship early on..
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    Entrepreneurial dental residents game plan re student loans

    Food for thought- how would you think a GP/ortho/perio/endo/pedo resident looking to own a practice at some point post associating would triage their debt as opposed to a resident planning to associate with no desire to be an owner..
  25. SpecialistMD

    Specialist OTD trying to work in private- Australia

    Hi, I'm an overseas trained specialist, holding a limited registration for postgraduate or supervised training (specialist recognition) from the AHPRA. They have limited my areas of work as per my contract and my employer is in private sector. After relocating to Australia with my family, my...
  26. B

    Private Practice in Ophthalmology

    I am interested in Ophthalmology, but I saw on medscape that the majority of ophthalmologists in 2018 were self employed (I think it was something like 70%). This seems like an absurdly high number given that only 25% of physicians in total are self employed. I also couldn't seem to find any...
  27. S

    Medical degree plus MSW or better to get PHD/PsyD

    Hi, I have a medical degree ( DO) and having hard time getting into psychiatry ( super competitive) . But really only thing I really enjoyed in my current family medicine residency is counseling others. However the thought of the all the years I have to spend in Phd or the amount extra debt I...
  28. Biggytooth

    Is Corporate Dentistry Less of a Threat to the Specialties?

    Hey all, I am in the midst of determining what dental school I will be able to attend this coming fall. I have an offer of admission from an expensive private school and am still praying to get into my state school. The entire situation has me thinking about my future quite a bit, as well as...
  29. A

    FM practice setup sustainability?

    Hi all, I work as a scribe for a PP family practitioner. So far, it's been great and I continue to see myself as a family doc in the future. However, something that confuses me are the different ways physicians in the practice have set up their schedule. So far, it's been about half seeing ~25...
  30. SterlingMaloryArcher

    Would it be feasible for a doctor/plastic surgeon to split time between hospital & private practice?

    Either because he wants to, or, if you just opened a practice in a new area (don't join one) you will likely start slow and need to augment your caseload somehow. Do many surgeons (or other specialists do this?) I guess it would be like practicing two separate kinds of plastic surgery since...
  31. Eye-eye

    Curious about starting a private practice

    I've been curious about different career opportunities in ophtho, and it seems like if you are someone who enjoys having control over how you practice, living in a rural area, getting away from the bureaucratic BS, and really taking home what you kill (and you enjoy business to some extent)...
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    Which journals should a new PP Rad Onc subscribe to? (ie. How to stay current outside of academia)

    Hi all - Can anyone comment on which (if any) journal subscriptions are a) vital or b) nice to have for a new rad onc in private practice? Are there any bulletins, email listservs or groups you can join for major study updates short of monitoring major meeting updates? For fun, I'll list the...
  33. teal.gem

    Which career path is the best to become a clinician?

    Hi everyone! I will be applying to grad schools this fall for the first time and I am confused because I don't know which path after graduation would be worth my time and energy the most, and would be able to give me the most ROI. A little about me: I will be graduating this Fall with my B.A...
  34. teal.gem

    Do LCSW's have any difficulty getting clients?

    Hi all! I am in my final semester of undergrad and I am considering getting either a Ph.D. in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or a MSW (to become a LCSW). I live in Texas and it seems as if the Psychologist to LCSW clinicians in private practice ratio is 50/50, however, I have been wondering if...
  35. PellsBells93

    Internships & Residency for Internal Medicine

    I am a third year vet student looking for advice on internships and residencies in internal medicine in academia vs private practice. What are the pros and cons? Thank you!
  36. gokro

    Lucrative Rheum Job Opening in Sunny Miami

    A great area to raise your family in a safe and supportive community, enjoy 300+ days of sunshine per year, work with a terrific team. Single specialty (rheumatology) private practice seeks fun, upbeat BC/BE rheumatologist looking for healthy work/life balance. Be busy from day one. Strong...
  37. D

    Postdoc at a private practice

    Long story short, the private practice where I am is significantly changing from what we had originally signed up for, so as a preventive measure, I have started to look into alternative placements to complete the second year of my fellowship, should this be needed. I wonder if anyone has had...
  38. Therapy_Rhapsody

    How to get paid as a postdoc in private practice?

    Hello, I'm planning to move to Oregon and join a group private practice. I will still need about 4 months of postdoc hours before getting licensed once I move to Oregon. Can I get on insurance panels as a postdoc resident? I'm willing to work with kids and I primarily want to work with adults. I...
  39. Brownskinladae

    General liability insurance?

    Hello everyone, My colleague who has her own private practice just mentioned to me that she has both malpractice insurance and general liability insurance for her business (an LLC). I'm only familiar with malpractice insurance. Others out there in the private practice world, do you advise...
  40. bcsuccess

    Dental Business Question (Multiple Practices With Associates)

    Hey Everyone, Just wanted to ask a question about private practice in dentistry. I want to be an orthodontist hands down, because I like how they operate. Straightening other people's teeth by aligning brackets and other things, but having a staff that does basically all of the hands on work...