Virtually unknown 10 years ago, in 2005 there were 500 doctors
practicing what's referred to as concierge medicine. Now there are
5,000, according to the Society for Innovative Medical Practice Design,
a professional society of concierge physicians.
As with any
business deal where you're being asked to pay hard, cold cash for an
intangible service, the buyer should beware. "Just because they charge
a fee and behave exclusively does not make them good," warns
bioethicist Art Caplan.
Medical Spa MD
Physicians, plastic surgeons, and dermatologists practicing nonsurgical cosmetic medicine in medical spas, laser clinics and aesthetic practices.