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BackTable / VI / Podcast / Episode #459

Transitioning from Academia to Private OBL Practice

with Dr. Jafar Golzarian

Dr. Jafar Golzarian shares his experiences with co-founding an outpatient-based lab (OBL), obtaining the right equipment, handling staffing, negotiating with insurance companies, and marketing his new practice. Dr. Golzarian is an interventional radiologist at his OBL in Minneapolis, Minnesota and he is the former Division Head and Program Director for the interventional radiology program at the University of Minnesota.

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Ep 459 Transitioning from Academia to Private OBL Practice with Dr. Jafar Golzarian
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BackTable, LLC (Producer). (2024, June 25). Ep. 459 – Transitioning from Academia to Private OBL Practice [Audio podcast]. Retrieved from https://www.backtable.com

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Dr. Jafar Golzarian discusses Transitioning from Academia to Private OBL Practice on the BackTable 459 Podcast

Dr. Jafar Golzarian

Dr. Jafar Golzarian is the Division Head of Interventional Radiology and Vascular Imaging at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.

Dr. Aaron Fritts discusses Transitioning from Academia to Private OBL Practice on the BackTable 459 Podcast

Dr. Aaron Fritts

Dr. Aaron Fritts is a Co-Founder of BackTable and a practicing interventional radiologist in Dallas, Texas.

Synopsis

Dr. Golzarian emphasizes the importance of having independence and adopting a patient-centered approach. He also offers practical advice for physicians considering similar moves into the private practice sphere. Additionally, Dr. Golzarian talks about the challenges and rewards of focusing on specific embolization procedures and collaborating with industry partners to build a successful practice.

Timestamps

00:00 - Introduction
06:06 - Setting Up a New Practice
14:27 - Tips for Marketing
23:40 - Finding the Right Business Partner
30:44 - OBL vs. ASC Status and Reimbursement
32:59 - Industry Support and Device Costs
37:58 - Staffing and Culture
45:25 - Advice for New Practitioners

Resources

BackTable VI Episode #85 - Genicular Artery Embolization for OA with Dr. Jafar Golzarian:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/85/genicular-artery-embolization-for-oa

BackTable VI Episode #361 - Intra-Arterial & Percutaneous Treatment of Giant Hepatic Hemangiomas with Dr. Jafar Golzarian:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/361/intra-arterial-percutaneous-treatment-of-giant-hepatic-hemangiomas

BackTable VI Episode #447 - Exploring GAE: Clinical Insights & Outcomes with Dr. Mark Little:
https://www.backtable.com/shows/vi/podcasts/447/exploring-gae-clinical-insights-outcomes

GEST MSK Annual Meeting:
https://www.gestmsk.com/

Management of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Attributed to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: AUA Guideline:
https://www.auanet.org/guidelines-and-quality/guidelines/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia-(bph)-guideline

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