A 56-year-old female asked:
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after 17 years i had to change primary doctors. my other one went into concierge. what happens on the first visit with new doctor?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
I like: to make my first visit with a Patient a COMPLETE evaluation including complete History and a "targeted" Physical Exam ("Hands On") HOWEVER the more "modernist" Physicians rather make the first visit an "introduction" and more SOCIAL (often with NO CHARGE)...You pretty much have to decide which kind of experience you want and make it clear BEFORE an appointment is scheduled Hope this is helpful Dr
Answered on Jun 18, 2017
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