Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions About Concierge Medicine

Your Questions Answered

At North Shore Medical Associates, we are a primary care provider of concierge medicine serving patients throughout the North Shore suburbs of Chicago. More and more people are now choosing concierge medicine instead of the traditional style of medical practice for many reasons, especially for the personalized relationship that develops between doctor and patient. If you are unsure about concierge medicine and how it can benefit you and your family, take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about our practice.

Please contact our office directly at 847-317-1717 M-F 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. or by filling out the inquiry form and someone from our office will be happy to explain our fee structure.

The annual fee includes your annual comprehensive physical exam, blood work specific to the annual exam and an EKG.  The only charge you may receive will be for vaccines we administer that are not covered by insurance. Additionally, you will have readily available appointment times and the doctors’ cellphone numbers for after hours medical questions.

Yes, we accept Medicare and are In Network for many insurance plans, so all office visits will be billed to Medicare and/or your private insurance, but we do not balance bill or collect any co-pays from our patients for their visit.

You may use your HSA/FSA account to pay for your annual fee.  Beyond that, patients are advised to consult with their tax consultant.

You are free to see any specialist you like but our physicians have developed strong relationships with top specialists in all fields. Our doctors will follow up with your specialist and can help orchestrate much of your specialty care.  Our physicians are on staff at Northwestern Lake Forest, NorthShore University HealthSystem and Rush University and can refer patients to select specialists across the country.

Our practice is very accustomed to managing our patients’ care while they travel.  The physicians have developed strong contacts with specialists all over the country and can often facilitate making appointments, communicate with other physicians and provide continuity of care while you are away.

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We strive to get you to your best health through superior care & personalized attention. 

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If you’re interested in a proactive approach to your health and building a personal, long-term relationship with your doctor, then North Shore Medical Associates might be a right for you.
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We Put the Needs of Patients First

North Shore Medical Associates is an internal medicine practice that is passionate about transforming your healthcare experience through our comprehensive and integrated care model. Our concierge medicine practice serves patients throughout the North Shore suburbs of Chicago and specializes in internal medicine and combines compassion and integrity with exceptional healthcare and support services.

We have come together as physicians striving for a solution that focuses on and honors the patient-doctor relationship. As doctors that genuinely love our profession, we value practicing in an environment that allows time to listen, time to understand complex issues, and time for meaningful interactions.

We are committed to personalized care and value the unique healthcare needs of each individual. Thank you for placing trust in us and we are honored to be your physicians.


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