In a typical internal and family medicine practice, the doctor sees an average of 18 patients a day. Some doctors see many more. That’s why it takes so long to get an appointment, why waiting rooms are so full and why the visits are so short. MDVIP-affiliated doctors have much smaller practices. They see an average of 8 to 10 patients a day — so they have more time. This means:
- You will get an appointment with your doctor the same or next day instead of waiting weeks, the average waiting time for an appointment at a traditional primary care practice.
- Your appointments will start on time – you won’t be stuck in the lobby waiting an hour for your visit to begin.
- You’ll see your doctor, not some other provider.
- You’ll be able to reach your doctor after hours for urgent care needs.
When you see your doctor, you won’t be rushed out of the exam room. You’ll have time to talk about all your health concerns and get your questions answered. And your doctor will work with you one-on-one to help you stay well and prevent illness.