DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Feb 25, 2013) - Cooper Clinic Platinum, the concierge medicine practice at Cooper Clinic in Dallas, is expanding its physician team with the addition of Reuben Elovitz, MD. Also known as direct medicine, Cooper Clinic Platinum members have access to their own personal physician to address preventive and primary care needs.
Cooper Clinic launched the Platinum practice in 2009, well ahead of the growing trend of concierge medicine practices starting as a result of the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
"Cooper Clinic Platinum has grown due to providing the finest primary and preventive health care services available," said Camron Nelson, MD, CEO of Cooper Clinic. "We expect that growth to continue as the health care model changes and people recognize that the ultimate investment is in their health."
Dr. Elovitz joins Cooper Clinic Platinum Physician Michael Chapman, MD, in providing Platinum members around-the-clock access, priority appointments, personalized referrals to the best specialists, priority hospitalization admission at leading area hospitals, among other benefits. Members can add global emergency and medical protection.
"Cooper Clinic has a longstanding reputation dedicated to preventive medicine helping people improve their quality of life," said Dr. Elovitz. "I'm honored to join leading preventive medicine physicians in the country to help people navigate their health journey."
Dr. Elovitz was most recently an internal medicine physician at Baylor University Medical Center and served as Medical Director for HealthTexas Laboratory, a branch of Baylor Health Care System. He previously served as an internal medicine physician for the Dallas Stars hockey team. He graduated from The University of Texas with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, earned his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine, and completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Elovitz is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.
Platinum is a fee-based service that requires members to carry catastrophic coverage. There are four tiers of pricing. Packages are available for adults age 25-64, Medicare and non-Medicare packages for 65+, dependents age 12-24, families and groups.
To learn more about Cooper Clinic Platinum please visit cooperclinicplatinum.com.
About Cooper Clinic Platinum
Cooper Clinic, a Cooper Aerobics company based at the world-renowned Cooper Aerobics Center in Dallas, helps patients Get Cooperized™ by giving them an in-depth picture of their health and an action plan to improve it. In addition to preventive services, Cooper Clinic offers patients direct medical care through its concierge medicine service, Cooper Clinic Platinum. Platinum members have their own personal physician to address preventive and primary care needs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information call 972.560.5490 or visit cooperclinicplatinum.com.