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Journey to Private Practice

Journey to Private Practice

By Gentem Health
A catalog of interviews and resources for the private practicing physician community.
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Ep 11: Opening and Scaling a TMS Practice with Dr. Kalyan Dandala of DAN MED TMS

Journey to Private Practice

Ep 11: Opening and Scaling a TMS Practice with Dr. Kalyan Dandala of DAN MED TMS

Journey to Private Practice

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Ep 21: How I Prepared for My Joe Rogan Interview with Joel Kahn, The Healthy Heart Doc
About Dr. Joel Kahn: Having practiced traditional cardiology since 1983, Dr. Kahn made a name for himself partly because of a change in his approach and focus on being a holistic cardiologist. You may know him because of his appearance on the Joe Rogan podcast, the most famous podcast in the world. He passionately lectures throughout the country about the health benefits of a plant-based anti-aging diet inspiring a new generation of thought leaders to think scientifically and critically about the body’s ability to heal itself through proper nutrition. One of the world’s top cardiologists, Dr. Joel Kahn has treated thousands of acute heart attacks during his career. To connect with Dr. Khan, reach out to him through his channels: LinkedIn Twitter
30:57
August 24, 2021
Ep 20: How Sales Reps Become Trusted Advisors with Vinod Dasa of Ochsner Health
About Vinod Dasa, MD: Dr. Vinod Dasa completed his undergraduate and medical school in the 7 year combined degree program at Union College and Albany Medical College in New York. After completing medical school, Dr. Dasa trained in the State University at New York (SUNY) at Buffalo orthopedic surgery residency program. In 2006 he furthered his training at the Insall Scott Kelly Institute in Sports Medicine and Joint Replacement Surgery. This fellowship is internationally recognized as one of the pioneers in total knee replacement surgery. After completing his fellowship, Dr. Dasa and his wife decided to begin their careers as faculty at LSUHSC to help rebuild post-Katrina. In his tenure at LSU, he has developed surgical techniques to allow outpatient opioid-free total knee replacement and pioneered the use of cutting-edge technologies such as iovera. He has presented and published his research internationally in some of the world’s leading publications and meetings. He serves in leadership roles both regionally and nationally and was most recently involved in national expert panels to help CMS redesign the delivery of total joint replacements and establish national guidelines on the management of knee arthritis. He currently serves as vice-chair for academic affairs for the department of orthopedics, Irvin Cahen endowed chair for research, chair of the LSU clinical practice leadership group. He is the co-founder and chief medical officer for an innovative start-up, SIGHT Medical, and helped co-found a novel medical education platform called DOC SOCIAL. His research interests cover all areas of adult orthopedics focusing on joint replacement, knee arthritis, health disparities, and outcomes research. To connect with Dr. Dasa, reach out to him through his channels: LinkedIn DocSocial
45:09
August 9, 2021
Ep 19: Leadership In Orthopaedic Surgery with Cory Calendine of The Bone and Joint Institute of Tennessee
About Cory Calendine, MD: Cory Calendine, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing anterior hip replacement, robotic joint replacement, and partial and total hip and knee replacement. Dr. Calendine received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He completed his fellowship training in adult reconstruction of the hip and knee at the world-renowned Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Alexandria, Virginia. He has expertise in Mako RIO robotic-arm assisted surgery as well as revision hip and knee replacement, knee arthroscopy (knee scope) and treatment of arthritis and osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. Dr. Calendine currently serves as chief of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery for Williamson Medical Center, where he often hosts national and international visiting surgeons who come to learn about latest techniques and advancements in orthopaedic surgery. He also serves as an elite reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty, a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and is one of only eight surgeons chosen to serve on the international Mako Champions faculty. In 2018, he was selected to serve as a member of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Blueprint Development Exercise Work Group, which creates content for national credentialing exams. He also lectures nationally and internationally on joint replacement, most recently at the 2018 Chinese Hip Society in Guiyang, China. When he’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Calendine enjoys golf, movies, racquetball, youth ministry and weightlifting. He also dedicates his time to various nonprofit groups, such as Mission UpReach, City of Children and the Sarah Walker Foundation. To connect with Dr. Calendine, reach out to him through his channels: LinkedIn Instagram Twitter
48:22
August 3, 2021
Ep 18: Building a Private Practice By The Numbers with Sandra Weitz of The Practice Building MD
About Sandra Weitz, MD:   Dr. Weitz is a fellowship-trained, board-certified pain management specialist who started her own practice and grew it to 11 providers. She started her own multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center, anesthesia company, and built a 25,000 square foot medical office building. Dr. Weitz also owned an anesthesia company, imaging center, physical therapy center, and several other vertically integrated medical businesses. She ultimately sold several of her businesses to private equity and publicly traded companies. Dr. Weitz now teaches physicians how to start, run and grow a successful medical practice and leverage it into multiple revenue streams. Learn more about The Practice Building MD and how it can help you grow your private practice. You can also connect with Dr. Weitz personally by adding her on LinkedIn.
58:21
July 26, 2021
Ep 17: How Orthopedic Surgeons become Orthopreneurs with Scott Sigman, MD of Orthopedic Surgical Associates of Lowell
Register for our August 5 webinar with Dr. Sigman: https://gentem.com/lp/orthopreneurship-franchise-model-for-physicians-industry-partners/ About Scott Sigman, MD:   Dr. Scott A. Sigman is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon providing comprehensive care to patients at Orthopedic Surgical Associates of Lowell since 1996.  Specializing in Sports Medicine, Dr. Sigman possesses the skills and experience to diagnose and treat sports injuries and conditions affecting the knee and shoulder. In addition to his practice duties, he has served as the Team Physician for the US Ski Jump Team, and serves for the last 20 years as the Team Physician at UMASS Lowell, and is the past Chief of Orthopaedics at Lowell General Hospital. Dr. Sigman has also contributed to numerous publications and research studies regarding advances in the field of orthopaedic surgery.  He takes great pride in remaining informed of the latest state-of-the-art arthroscopic techniques for both knee and shoulder surgery.  He also gives presentations and lectures and instructional courses to fellow surgeons throughout the world in new shoulder and knee surgery techniques. In 2019, Dr. Sigman was elected as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Faculty of Sports & Sports Medicine. This certificate is a culmination of his ongoing efforts to change the paradigm of postoperative pain management. Learn more about Dr. Sigman's work here: https://scottasigmanmd.com/about-dr-sigman/
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July 20, 2021
Ep 16: How To Get Into Medical Coding with Victoria Moll of Contempo Coding
About Victoria Moll, founder of Contempo Coding: Victoria Moll has built a YouTube channel about medical coding with over 28,000 subscribers! When she was getting her certification, she realized how boring and ineffective some curriculum was and vowed to improve it. Since then, she continues to create brilliant content that has helped thousands of men and women enter the medical coding field with confidence. Follow Gentem Health through our channels: Gentem.com LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube
52:25
July 16, 2021
Ep 15: How Surgeons Should Think About Marketing to Patients with Matthew Ray Scott of FEED. The Agency
Guest Bio: Matthew Ray Scott, Founder and CEO of FEED. The Agency, has been helping surgeons and medical device companies differentiate their brands for over a decade. FEED has won multiple awards, including Best Cause Marketing Agency for Healthcare Brands from the American Marketing Association. Follow Matthew Ray Scott through his channels: https://feedtheagency.com/ LinkedIn Twitter Follow Gentem Health through our channels: Gentem.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gentemhealth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GentemHealth Twitter: https://twitter.com/gentemhealth Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gentemhealth/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh8R4Cp0pVO-lZWlDwrhHag
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July 14, 2021
Ep 14: How Collaborative Medicine Improves Patient Outcomes and Grows Practices with Dr. Cheng Ruan of Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine
Register for the Physician Practice AI Upgrade here: https://newcptcodes.drsummits.com/ Guest Bio: A native Houstonian, Dr. Cheng-huai Ruan graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station and received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. He completed his residency in internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Queens Hospital, serving as chief resident. He was named physician mentor of the year by his peers. Board-certified in internal medicine, Dr. Ruan specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of chronic illnesses to emergent medical care for patients 13 years and older. His clinical interests include internal medicine and diabetes. He has created a diabetes reversal program that uses food as medicine. Fluent in Mandarin, Dr. Ruan stresses the importance of knowledge and education. He is passionate about empowering his patients to optimize their health and lower their risk of disease. A strong advocate of open patient-physician communication, Dr. Ruan is accessible through many avenues, including social media. Follow Dr. Ruan through his channels: www.txlifemed.org LinkedIn Facebook Twitter Instagram
01:02:29
July 7, 2021
Ep 13: How Physicians Can Add New Income Streams with Dr. John Jurica of NonClinical Physicians
Guest Bio: John Jurica, MD, MPH, CPE is a board-certified family physician who began doing nonclinical jobs early in his career, ultimately working for 15 years in hospital administration, first as VP for medical affairs, and then as chief medical officer. In 2017, he started producing the Physician Nonclinical Careers Podcast [nonclinicalphysicians.com/iTunes], interviewing dozens of physician entrepreneurs, executives, managers, coaches and other experts in physician career transition. He is also moderator of the 13,000-member Physician Nonclinical Career Hunters Facebook Group, and founder of the Nonclinical Career Academy Membership Site [nonclinicalcareeracademy.com], where he posts courses designed to assist physicians in their career pivots Follow Gentem Health: Website: Gentem.com LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gentemhealth/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GentemHealth Twitter: https://twitter.com/gentemhealth Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gentemhealth/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh8R4Cp0pVO-lZWlDwrhHag
49:08
June 29, 2021
Ep 12: How to Build a Million-Dollar Therapy Practice without a Million Headaches
Watch the webinar with slides here: https://gentem.com/lp/webinar-how-to-build-a-million-dollar-therapy-practice-without-a-million-headaches/ Know a private practice in need of a better reimbursement and revenue strategy? Send them to https://gentem.com/request-demo/ for a free billing and revenue benchmark assessment.    About the webinar: Are you a mental health therapist with dreams of building a wildly successful private practice? How do you it? Where do you start?  All this and more will be shared by Tracie Penunurie, LCSW and CEO of Mountain View Family Therapy, a private practice therapy clinic that grew to over 17 specialized therapists which now offers services in multiple areas to the community at large in Utah.   Watch this webinar to hear directly from a therapist who built a million dollar practice and what tips she has for you.
01:07:47
June 25, 2021
Ep 11: Opening and Scaling a TMS Practice with Dr. Kalyan Dandala of DAN MED TMS
Learn how Gentem can help increase your revenue using data and predictive reimbursement modeling at Gentem.com/TMS About Dr. Dandala: Dr. Kalyan Dandala is passionate about changing the status quo for psychiatric care.  He has been a leader in TMS Treatment in The Nation and is a Clinical Consultant for the most preferred TMS system by physicians: Magventure.  His goal is to make TMS available to as many people as possible and was the first Physician in Washington State to make it available to Medicare and Medicaid patients.  He continues to work with the National Clinical TMS Society to expand TMS treatments to pain, addiction, dementia, autism and other diseases on top of depression and anxiety. Dr. Kalyan Dandala is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has several publications and is a member of the American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and the Clinical TMS Society. Learn more about his TMS practice at https://danmedtms.com/
45:25
June 22, 2021
Ep10: The Most Expensive Diagnosis Coding Errors & How to Fix Them with Victoria Moll of Contempo Coding
Be sure to subscribe to Victoria's fantastic Youtube Channel, Contempo Coding. Know a private practice in need of a better reimbursement and revenue strategy? Send them to https://gentem.com/request-demo/ for a free billing and revenue benchmark assessment.    About the Webinar: Great medical coding is a major factor on how much your medical practice is reimbursed. One hurdle is avoiding expensive coding errors and fixing them if they exist.   Gentem Health is exciting to have medical coding influencer Victoria Moll, founder of Contempo Coding, as our next Private Practice Growth speaker. Her presentation will follow with a live audience Q&A.  Key Learning Objectives: What are ICD-10-CM Codes Used For? How to fill out a CMS 1500 Form Correctly Top Missed Diagnosis Codes How to Fix Diagnosis Code Errors Effectively
01:07:13
June 16, 2021
Ep9: Smart Strategies for Building a Successful Clinical Practice with Dr. Brent Lacey of Scope of Practice
This is the audio from Gentem's Private Practice Growth Webinar Series. You can watch the webinar with slides here.  Get your free billing and revenue benchmark assessment here: https://gentem.com/sop Download Dr. Lacey's 5 Critical Tools for Physician Leaders eBook here​ https://www.thescopeofpractice.com/5-critical-tools-for-physician-leaders-pmg/ With private practice ownership making a comeback post pandemic, it's vital to deploy the best strategies to help build a successful clinical practice. Physician influencer and clinician Dr. Brent Lacey, founder of the popular blog/podcast "Scope of Practice" shares the best strategies to build a successful practice.
01:13:52
June 10, 2021
Ep8: Growing a Private Therapy Practice with Tracie Penunuri, Therapist and Founder of Mountain View Family Therapy
If you're a therapist in private practice claim your free benchmark billing and revenue assessment along with technology demo at http://gentem.com/therapypodcast Connect with Tracie on LinkedIn and checkout her practice website at https://www.mountainviewfamilytherapy.com/
29:51
May 27, 2021
Ep7: Dr. Oghenevwogaga Ophori discusses Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Highlights (00:04:10) Dr. Ophori on his motivation to pursue private practice (00:09:59) Dr. Ophori's perspective on healthcare post-COVID (00:12:54) Dr. Ophori discusses ways to improve private practice (00:15:09) Dr. Ophori discusses the important of minority representation in healthcare
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July 30, 2020
June 29, 2020
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June 29, 2020
Ep6: Dr. Tiffany McCalla Bottorrf discusses Local Medical Associations
Highlights (00:05:19) On her current role as board president of the T. Leroy Jefferson Medical Society (00:09:00) Benefits of joining a local medical society (00:18:00) On her work in geriatric medicine and sexual health (00:22:00) Advice that she gives to physicians interested in private practice
27:55
June 29, 2020
Ep5: Dr. Stephen Southerland discusses Orthopedic Surgery
Join us and learn about what it takes to succeed in private practice. We interview private practice executives and employees on every episode to lift the veil for curious physicians. Succeeding in private practice is not easy but, with the right support, a rewarding path to greater autonomy awaits.
28:22
June 16, 2020
Ep4: Dr. James Carson discusses Orthopedic Surgery
Join us and learn about what it takes to succeed in private practice. We interview private practice executives and employees on every episode to lift the veil for curious physicians. Succeeding in private practice is not easy but, with the right support, a rewarding path to greater autonomy awaits.
24:46
June 9, 2020
Ep3: Dr. Brandon Claxton discusses Anesthesiology
Join us and learn about what it takes to succeed in private practice. We interview private practice executives and employees on every episode to lift the veil for curious physicians. Succeeding in private practice is not easy but, with the right support, a rewarding path to greater autonomy awaits.
28:16
June 3, 2020
Ep2: Dr. Jim Walton discusses Independent Physician Associations
Learn about what drove Dr. Walton to pursue private practice and the importance of independent physician associations in these challenging times. Join us and learn about what it takes to succeed in private practice. We interview private practice executives and employees on every episode to lift the veil for curious physicians. Succeeding in private practice is not easy but, with the right support, a rewarding path to greater autonomy awaits.
32:40
June 2, 2020
Ep1: Dr. Dionne Ibekie discusses Anesthesiology
Join us and learn about what it takes to succeed in private practice. We interview private practice executives and employees on every episode to lift the veil for curious physicians. Succeeding in private practice is not easy but, with the right support, a rewarding path to greater autonomy awaits.
25:11
June 2, 2020