Direct Primary Care: being a partner in your own medical care

Dr. Michael J. Gorman opened a new type of medical practice in Oct. 9: new for Mesquite, at least.

What sets this apart from other medical practices in this area is the type of doctor-patient relationship this model of practice offers.

Gorman describes Direct Primary Care as “concierge medicine for the masses.” Direct Primary Care maintains a constant framework of individualized health care.  The doctor and patient reconnect and have direct contact. They can set up a program that works to the patient’s advantage.

This is made possible through monthly memberships, much like a gym, but without a long-term contract, Gorman explained earlier this month in an interview with the MLN

Gorman said he will no longer deal with health insurance companies. This will free up the time he needs to practice medicine the way he feels benefits the patient’s needs.  His practice offers same day or next day office appointments, 24-hours a day, seven-days-a-week cell phone access to the doctor, e-mail, website on-line, and house calls.

find out how much a concierge doctor is willing to do for their patients

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