Houston Endocrinology Middle Now Provides an Expanded Program of Providers and Assist from Concierge Alternative Physicians
ROCKVILLE CENTER, NY, July 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Concierge Choice Physicians (CCP), the nation’s premier medical concierge service provider, today announced that Damaris vega, MD and Shawhin Karimi, MD, two endocrinologists at the Houston Endocrinology Center, will now offer CCP’s Hybrid Choice ™, a unique health program that enables patients to choose more comprehensive, convenient, and personalized medical care.
The Houston Endocrinology Center is one of a growing number of specialist medical practices in the world Houston One physician area offering a hybrid membership model of Concierge Choice Physicians care. The model is uniquely suited to specialists such as endocrinologists as it allows them to continue to care for all patients, not just members, unlike traditional concierge membership practices. Membership is not required in a practice offering Hybrid Choice by CCP; it is simply an option for patients who need more time, improved service, medical advocacy, a closer doctor-patient relationship, and often significant discounts on beauty treatments. and wellness services.
“Many of our patients come to us with several health problems. It can be difficult to put together a comprehensive treatment regimen with other healthcare professionals and also provide them with the emotional support they need to stay on track, ”says Dr. Vega. “This program enables me to provide my patients with the time they urgently need, with medical advocacy, lifestyle coaching, and a more personal one-on-one connection.”
Dr. Karimi notes that specialists like him are under pressure to see more and more patients. “The need for services in our region is great and it is therefore important to us that we continue to treat all of our patients. However, the fact is that some patients want more time. CCP’s Hybrid Choice program allows us to schedule a spot on our diary to support these patients without having to turn anyone away. This is a good solution for our practice and our patients, “says Dr. Karimi.
Specific program benefits include: same day / next day appointments that are longer so patients never feel rushed; better connectivity with a direct membership phone in the office, more convenient e-mail communication and after-hours support via the doctor’s private cell phone number; and a comprehensive annual examination with individual screenings for each patient. Patients also participate in Cleveland Health Lab’s exclusive “4myheart” program, an online health coaching program. You also get a significant discount on the laser hair removal offered in the practice.
Hybrid Choice membership is limited, so Dr. Vega and Dr. Karimi can serve both members and non-members. The Hybrid Choice is available for an annual membership fee. For more information about the program or to participate, contact Concierge Choice Physicians at (877) 888-5590.
over Damaris vega, MD
Dr. Vega did Magna Cum Laude at from Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico 1998 with a Bachelor in General Science and then with an MD at the Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce, PR in 2002. During her medical degree, she was president of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and was selected to represent her school for the American Association of Medical Colleges. Dr. Vegas’ interest in patient care brought her here University of Texas Southwest in Dallas where she completed a specialist training in internal medicine (2005) and a scholarship in endocrinology, diabetes, minerals and metabolism (2007). As a fellow, Dr. Vega an NIH grant that culminated in several research presentations and publications on the practice of endocrinology. Since completing her medical training in 2007, she has been working as an endocrinologist in the Dallas and Houston Areas. Dr. Vega is a specialist in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. She has received multiple awards for excellent patient care from the National Committee for Quality Assurance and received the Patients’ Choice Award in 2008, 2009 and 2015.
About Shawhin Karimi MD
As a native Texan, Dr. Karimi was born and raised in Houston. He completed his basic training with Baylor University, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. He began his medical training at the American University of Antigua where he earned his medical degree with Summa Cum Laude Honors. Dr. Karimi completed his specialist training in internal medicine at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) in Pittsburgh, PA the “Resident Research Award” in his last year of training. He also completed his fellowship in endocrinology at the University of Texas Medical Department (UTMB) in Galveston, TX where he was elected Chief Fellow in the final year of his fellowship. His clinical interests include the treatment of thyroid disease, diabetes mellitus, obesity, and general endocrine diseases.
About Concierge Choice Doctors (CCP)
Dedicated to delivering real options to patients and physicians, Concierge Choice Physicians ™ is the largest privately held provider of the full range of concierge programs available today – Hybrid and FullFlex ™. For nearly 20 years, the company has offered innovative, flexible, and affordable models that have found their way into medical practices of all sizes – from individual doctors to large medical practices – both independent and attached to hospitals or health systems. Headquarters in Rockville Center, NY, the company has worked with over 500 physicians in 29 states. More information is available at www.choice.md.
SOURCE Concierge Choice Doctors
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