A new kind of old-fashioned medicine...
In this time of marvelous advances in the science of medicine, we believe
that the cornerstone of medicine is still the patient-physician relationship.
This active partnership allows us to help patients stay healthy and to treat
illnesses effectively. It is because of our firm conviction in the importance
of this relationship that we started our two physician internal medicine
practice in 2002 dedicated to the thorough, comprehensive, patient-centered
care of adult men and women.
Our small friendly office of two physicians, a nurse, and a receptionist is
simple to navigate. We are out of network for all insurances including
Medicare which allows us to deliver quality care at a pace that suits the
individual patient. All our patients pay at the time of visit but there is no
monthly fee like "concierge" practices.
Our telephones are answered by real staff and any missed calls are promptly
returned. Time is allotted daily for same day appointments with the physician
allowing excellent access for urgent needs. Although we believe in useful
technology, we do not use email for patient care because our experience has
shown that face-to-face visits with the doctor is significantly more useful
and accurate. Even the length of your appointment is tailored to fit your
We believe in taking care of the whole person. As one of our 94 year old
patients once said "I come here because you don't treat me like an old
lady who doesn't know anything. You treat me like a real person."
We provide care for prevention, wellness, chronic and acute illnesses. Our
physicians will help coordinate care across all elements of the health care
system including specialists, therapists, hospitals, home health care, and
community support services. Our thorough medical records reflect our drive to
keep up to date with everything that impacts our patient's health. Our
physicians work extra-hard to integrate information from different sources in
order to optimize medical care for each one of our patients.
In order to help us coordinate care, provide education, and act as patient
advocates, we have dedicated significant resources to hire qualified,
registered nurses instead of medical assistants that are found in most other
doctors' offices. Our caring team makes us especially well equipped to
deliver care to geriatric patients as well as to our younger patients. We
have always practiced "patient-centered medicine" even before that
concept became popular. Our office knows that the healthcare team does not
just include our physicians, our nurses, and our staff but also includes you,
your specialists, your family and your caregivers. We want to harness the
caring, the expertise, and the energy of everyone around you to help you live
as healthy a life as possible.
Dr. Tsung and Dr. Virmani have been working together since residency at
Stanford and share the vision that a patient can have an old-fashioned
patient-doctor relationship and yet have all the advantages of modern
forward to getting to know you and having you as an active participant in
Soa Yee Tsung, M.D. & Jaya