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Age Management Medicine: Learn About Our Practical Coping Strategies and Therapeutic Interventions Dec 1st, 2021

It’s easy to assume the worst, especially when it comes to aging. However, adopting the right strategies as you grow older can lead to life-changing outcomes, especially where your health and wellness are concerned. At Scottsdale Private Physicians, LLC, our team takes a comprehensive and enlightened approach to health care....

Optimize Your Emotional, Mental, and Physical Health With A High Performance Medicine Appointment Nov 4th, 2021

It can feel impossible trying to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the flurry of modern life. Who has time to cook a nutritious meal every day, get 7-9 hours of sleep each night, and get regular exercise on top of it? However, making healthy lifestyle choices plays a vital role...

What You Should Know About Abnormal Menstrual Cycles Oct 11th, 2021

Keeping track of your menstrual cycle may seem like a hassle, but it can offer clues about your overall health. So how do you know what’s normal and when there’s cause for concern? At Scottsdale Private Physicians, LLC, our team knows that better health starts with a better understanding of...

5 Signs You May Be Suffering From a Testosterone Deficiency Sep 13th, 2021

Most people pay little attention to their hormones until something starts going wrong. These chemical messengers secreted directly into your blood spread throughout your body to tissue and organs. They’re incredibly small, but they can cause big changes in single cells or in your entire system. That’s why imbalances like...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Aug 26th, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Vaccines and Boosters That Every Adult Should Have Aug 15th, 2021

It’s easy to overlook the importance of preventive health care in the midst of the hustle and bustle of daily life. However, postponing regular appointments can leave you susceptible to illness and disease, especially when it comes to keeping up to date on your vaccinations. Vaccines are a powerful form...

Lifestyle Habits That Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Jul 26th, 2021

The idea of losing your ability to think and remember is frightening. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happens with different forms of dementia, including the most common type, Alzheimer’s disease. And, with the biggest risk factor for cognitive decline being aging, the rates of these conditions continue to rise.  Current estimates...

5 Benefits of Switching to a Concierge Medicine Practice Jun 23rd, 2021

Maybe you’re tired of waiting weeks or months for your next doctor’s appointment. Or perhaps you hate the rushed atmosphere at the doctor’s office, where it feels like you’re just another appointment on a very long list. Traditional health care can be frustrating, and it’s not always easy to get...

Dr. Wechsler And Her Mother Featured In The Last Issue Of The Maricopa County Medical Society’s Nov 1st, 2016

Dr. Wechsler And Her Mother Featured In The Last Issue Of The Maricopa County Medical Society’s “round Up” Magazine https://issuu.com/mcms2012/docs/round-up_magazine__november_2016 Arizona Medical Society “Round Up” Magazine – November 2016

Perspective: Why I Chose Concierge Medicine – A Direct Pay Retainer Practice Jul 3rd, 2012

Perspective: Why I chose concierge medicine – a direct pay retainer practice AZ Medicine, Summer 2012 – Volume 23, Number 2

Arizona ‘Concierge Doctors’ React to Conrad Murray Verdict Jan 3rd, 2011

Arizona ‘Concierge Doctors’ React to Conrad Murray VerdictKPNX Channel 12 News, 2011

128 Valley Patients Have Medical Identity Stolen Oct 27th, 2010

By Jennifer Parks | ABC 15 News, October 27, 2010 PHOENIX – Lauri Gibbons of Peoria never expected her personal medical information would make it into the hands of anyone other than her doctor, but she was wrong. “This is personal information that nobody should have except my doctor,” she...

The Fate Of Physician Professionalism : Changes In The Values Of The Practice Of Medicine Dec 3rd, 2008

AZ Medicine, Winter 2008 (Volume 19, Number 4) Participants were asked to briefly respond to the following questions. “Do you feel there has been a change in the values of practicing physicians? How does your practice of medicine differ from your or others’ earlier perception of the profession? How might...

At Your Service: Concierge Medical Care Grows In Popularity Among Doctors And Patients Oct 3rd, 2008

By Kerry Duff | AZ Business, October 2008 When Margret Thomas of Tucson was suffering from an agonizing headache in the middle of the night, her husband, Harold, called their primary care physician on his cell phone. The doctor met them at the hospital and an hour later she was...

Quality Care: Doctors Switch To ‘concierge’ Practice To Offer More Personalized Care Jul 24th, 2008

Quality Care: Doctors Switch To ‘concierge’ Practice To Offer More Personalized Care With Less Stress By Kenn Alltucker | The Arizona Republic, July 24, 2008 Dr. Neil J. Sapin wooed his patients last week with a wine-and-hors d’oeuvres reception at his Glendale office. Next month, the doctor plans an encore...

At Your Service: Concierge Medical Care Allows Doctors To Cater To Patients Jun 10th, 2007

By Dena Braun | Your Health Magazine, June 2007 Imagine you’re at home curled up in bed with a 102-degree fever and a throat as scratchy as 80-grit sandpaper. You pick up the phone and call your doctor directly and she agrees to make a house call later that day....

Embracing the Present . . . Borrowing from the Past Jun 3rd, 2007

101 North Magazine, June 2007 Helene Wechsler, M.D. of Scottsdale Private Physicians is a new breed of doctor. As an experienced Board-Certified physician, she offers personalized care with round the clock accessibility to her private cell phone, same day appointments and even house calls in her “concierge” practice. Licensed in...

Custom Care: Want Customized Care, Guaranteed Same-day Appointments And Personal Physician Follow-up Sep 3rd, 2006

Custom Care: Want Customized Care, Guaranteed Same-day Appointments And Personal Physician Follow-ups For You And Your Family? Hire A Doctor On Retainer. Seriously. Arizona Foothills Magazine, September 2006 Renowned hospitals and research facilities such as Johns Hopkins Medicine and The Cleveland Clinic have long offered V.I.P. or concierge services (booking...

The Future Of Access To Care: A Down Payment On Tomorrow’s Checkup Jun 3rd, 2005

By Ann Chatfield | AZMedicine, June 2005 All the physicians interviewed for this story agree that a big plus in retainer based medicine is the freedom that both the provider and the patient have in choosing the “who, what, when and how” of individual medical needs without an insurance company...