Journey to Private Practice

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, andseveral 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. Weit personally by adding her on LinkedIn.

Ep 17: How Orthopedic Surgeons become Orthopreneurs with Scott Sigman, MD of Orthopedic Surgical Associates of Lowell

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.

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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.

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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.

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Ep 14: How Collaborative Medicine Improves Patient Outcomes and Grows Practices with Dr. Cheng Ruan of Texas Center for Lifestyle Medicine

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Guest Bio: A native Houstonian, Dr. Cheng-huai Ruan graduated from Texas A&M University in College Station andreceived his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies. He completed his residency in internal medicine atNew 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.

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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 [], 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 [], where he posts courses designed to assist physicians in their career pivots

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About Instructor

Omar Khateeb

Currently helping physicians in private practice stay independent by simplifying, accelerating and maximizing reimbursements. Learn more at Omar M. Khateeb is a marketing leader based in Silicon Valley.He has developed marketing strategies at two publicly traded surgical robotic companies through their IPOs as well as co-founded and successfully launched a consumer product for men’s fashion.Having successfully crowdfunded and launched a consumer product, Omar brings his knowledge of B2C marketing through digital channels to a B2B world.He is known for his strategies using consumer psychology across various digital mediums to guide healthcare companies in adapting to newly connected markets.In his spare time, he enjoys teaching, mentoring young professionals, and donating his marketing expertise to non-profits. He also spends time speaking at various industry conferences on topics around digital marketing, business development, and market engineering.You can follow with him on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter (@OmarMKhateeb) or Youtube (Mind Loom with Omar M Khateeb).

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