'Concierge' docs offer 24/7 access, spa treatments and more — for a price

At Dr. Lisa Benya's offices for Cure in Malibu and West Hollywood, the scene is as much a spa or health club as it is medical office, with aromatherapy candles and patients walking around in fluffy robes.

The internal medicine doctor's concierge service includes 24-hour access to the internal medicine doc, as-needed house calls and coordination with specialists, complimentary massages or facials at her in-house spa, free health lectures, and discounts on medspa and salon services, such as nontoxic hair coloring.

"It's all about creating a healthy lifestyle," she says. But it's also about pampering. "It can feel completely awesome and luxurious," she says of the experience.

She said many of her clients are CEOs or entertainment industry professionals who travel frequently, work long hours and want a one-stop shop for health and beauty.

Cost: $500 a month or $6,000 annually, which includes 24/7 access, same-day appointments, house calls, administrative work and coordination of care among specialists, as well as a monthly massage or facial in its spa. Insurance is accepted for testing and other medical care.


JAN 14, 2017 | 7:00 AM

LA Times

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