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Drawing Outside the Lines: Creating a New Practice Paradigm
with Dr. Sandeep Bagla
We talk with Interventional Radiologist Dr. Sandeep Bagla about the challenges of clinical research in private practice, and the inspiration behind building a new practice paradigm in collaboration with Urology colleagues.
BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2022, February 11). Ep. 186 – Drawing Outside the Lines: Creating a New Practice Paradigm [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com
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Dr. Sandeep Bagla
Dr. Sandeep Bagla is a practicing interventional radiologist with the Vascular Institute of Virginia and the president of Prostate Centers USA.
Dr. Aaron Fritts
Dr. Aaron Fritts is a Co-Founder of BackTable and a practicing interventional radiologist in Dallas, Texas.
In this episode, interventional radiologist and entrepreneur Dr. Sandeep Bagla joins our host Dr. Aaron Fritts to discuss the founding and multispecialty focus of Prostate Centers USA, a rapidly expanding network of office based labs (OBLs).
Dr. Bagla describes why he decided to shift away from his former private practice and embark on a new venture that would eventually become Prostate Centers USA. Dr. Bagla sought to focus on embolization, a novel area of interventional radiology. He recounts the process of conducting prostate artery embolization clinical trials in a private practice environment, including challenges encountered and lessons learned about changing FDA regulations.
Dr. Bagla developed Prostate Centers USA from a vision of collaboration with urologists to provide comprehensive procedural and clinical care. He describes how he pitched his collaborative approach to urologists and how he dealt with pushback. He also describes why the centers’ ownership structures and focused training pathways are attractive to physicians. Finally, Dr. Bagla highlights technologies that allow for ease of communication between the team members, such as task management systems and centralized monitoring systems.
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Prostate Centers USA: https://www.prostatecentersusa.com/
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