When he worked for a multi-specialty practice, Jonathan M. Greer, MD, FACR, FACP, president, Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates of Palm Beach, and affiliate clinical professor of medicine, Nova Southeastern University, Boynton Beach, Fla., found that there were too many restrictions and controls and no way to enhance the revenue stream for rheumatologists. So he moved on to a private rheumatology practice in 1997.
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When Elizabeth L. Perkins, MD, rheumatologist, Rheumatology Care Center, Birmingham, Ala., was interviewing for positions in 2009, she learned about a strong area need for additional rheumatologists. “The medical community, rheumatology colleagues in town and referring doctors supported my start up and growth,” she says. “I was excited to develop and brand a rheumatology practice.”
Working in a private practice allows you to control your own destiny. It’s perfect for entrepreneurial rheumatologists.