Athlete Safety: Medical Event & Race Medical Coverage

Spring is upon us in Durango, and we are shaping up for a great spring backcountry ski season. At lower elevations, trails are starting to melt and dry out, and you can see road bikes with regularity heading up through Hermosa. Race season will soon be here! Smart racers know to focus on training and…

X-rays and healthcare costs

One of the reasons I wanted to start my own practice and not deal with insurance is I have some real problems with the way we price, deliver and pay for healthcare in this country. One of many issues in our healthcare system is the difficulty of knowing the cost of your care before you…

Why should you choose an independent physician?

Many patients rather than choosing particular doctors might instead choose a particular health system or hospital. For the patient who doesn’t pay out of pocket much or who isn’t very engaged with their healthcare, this option offers convenience and allows all doctors treating the patient access to the entire medical record without any effort on…