Consultant vs Physician

Consultant vs Physician

Optimal Terrain’s purpose is to supplement, not replace, the relationship between you and your primary healthcare provider.  Optimal Terrain’s experienced physicians act as a ‘consultant’ and strive to keep you well informed about you or your loved one’s health situation.

Optimal Terrain’s experts act as a consultant in the following ways:
OPTIMAL TERRAIN CONSULTANT PHYSICIAN
Medically Trained Medically Trained
A licensed physician A licensed physician
Provides personalized solutions to your specific healthcare situation Diagnoses and treats diseases and conditions
Creates your thorough “Personal Guide to Optimal Health” in a language you can understand Orders labs, administers IVs, performs physical exams
Provides latest research references and education on your specific case Acts as your direct physician point-of-contact
Focuses on patterns and trends, not on protocol Provides treatment including medication, procedures, surgery, or therapy
Treats the whole person, viewing you broader than a medical technician May act as an “on call” physician in emergencies
Integrates scientific-based and complementary-based medical treatments specific to your situation May help implement specific treatment recommendations
Provides guidance on how to construct your best medical team, often referring to local, national and international subject matter experts May bill your insurance
Does not replace your physician May have hospital rights
Does not perform physical exams, administer IVs, draw blood Works from a ‘brick and mortar’ building
Not an “on call” physician
Recommends specific labs and “new to the market tests” to order based on your case
Optimal Terrain believes you are more than your diagnosis