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Direct Primary Care in Hoover

Dr. J. D. Shugrue and Journey Direct Primary Care provides a level of service that is unprecedented in traditional medical care. This is because of his innovative direct primary care model. Direct primary care helps Dr. Shugrue provide better care by removing all the barriers that were in place when it came to caring for his patients.

“Accessibility and flexibility. When you need me, I want to be there to save you a trip to urgent care or the emergency room, to get you back to work or school faster. With the flexibility to be able to spend time to truly know my patients and be able to treat them. In traditional practices that can take years but in DPC we can accomplish that a lot faster.”

Direct Primary Care, or DPC, departs from traditional insurance-based models of primary care and provides patients with more direct attention from their physician when they need it. Building a relationship with your doctor is nothing revolutionary; it’s just the best path to better health.

By working directly with patients and cutting out the middleman, Journey Direct Primary Care is able to lower costs while simultaneously improving access to care by providing more time to patients and decreasing waiting times. This gives patients more one-on-one attention at affordable cash pricing.

Appointments last up to an hour, ample time to fully explain any health problems and receive the proper hands-on care. This ensures enough time to truly understand problems and explain treatments. The monthly membership also provides access to Dr J. D. Shugrue, MD through telemedicine and secure messaging, so he can answer any questions or discuss immediate health concerns, avoiding unnecessary office visits.

How is DPC different?

Direct primary care gives you unprecedented access and convenience to your trusted physician. DPC members benefit from low cost labs, generic medications, and medical imaging.

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2341 John Hawkins Pkwy
Suite 133
Hoover, AL 35244