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Dental & Medical Counsel was founded with optometrists, like you, in mind. For the last 20 years, our goal has remained the same - providing optometrists with the legal counsel and guidance they need to make their career goals into a reality. Most optometrists struggle to navigate the ever-changing legal landscape.
Founder and CEO, Ali Oromchian, J.D., LL.M. is one of the nation’s leading lawyers on matters related to Optometrists. When Ali’s wife, who is a doctor, struggled through a host of legal complexities to open up her own practice, Ali knew there had to be a better way.
Since then, the legal team at Dental & Medical Counsel has had the fortune of guiding thousands of optometrists through all of their legal matters. Ali believes that through empowerment and the proper guidance, every optometrist can reach their goals. At Dental & Medical Counsel helps ODs deal with the legal issues they face by providing a wide range of services:
- Corporations / LLCs
- Lease Reviews
- Practice Purchase
- Practice Startup
- Employment Agreements
- And More!
2022 in Review, and a Look at 2023!
It’s hard to believe, but the year 2022 has vanished in the blink of an eye. This past year, we’ve had the pleasure of seeing ODs on Finance continue to grow and help ODs on their financial journey, whether they be new grads or seasoned veterans. We are thankful for your attention, your questions and your contributions. Two tenets that hold paramount value to us at ODs on Finance are transparency and productive growth. In this letter, we will highlight how our community has grown, the various methods we provide value to our community, exciting new projects/acquisitions for 2023, and a look at our commercial interests/disclosures – trust us, you’ll want to read this! Here is a quick recap of 2022!
10 Things Your Optometry Lawyer Wants You to Know About
Putting yourself in the best position possible to be successful involves getting professional help, and an optometry attorney can be a vital part of your team of professionals.
What Should I Do First? A Complete Guideline Step-By-Step
Personal finance is called personal for a reason; it is just as much a science as it is an art (similar to prescribing glasses). But seriously, this is probably one of the most difficult decisions that a lot of doctor investors will face and has starved me of sleep a lot – simply deciding which…
Optometry Alliances/Buying Groups – Who to Choose and Why?
Dear ODs on Finance Members, Last week the OD community got some shocking news in their inboxes. One of the major players in the OD Alliance/Buying Group space – PECAA/HEA, was acquired by a large vision care plan which had recently rebranded. The acquisition was, well, met with extreme negativity. Doctors expressed chagrin that a company that…
Health Insurance Basic 101 That Every Optometrist Should Know
Whether you are a New O.D or Seasoned O.D ….healthcare is changing every year. Working in the medical field, I thought I understood how health insurance worked, until I ended up in the emergency room for two hours earlier this year. We will teach how to understand 6 key terms and how they apply to your health insurance (Premium, Deductible, Co-insurance/Co-pays, Maximum out of pocket, Benefit caps & understand network options (HMO, EPO, POS, PPO).
5 Tips for Growing a New Sublease Office
Building a new sublease office inside a retail store brings some unique challenges, but can be even more rewarding when you see your office thrive after years of hard work. Like any new business, attracting new patients may be a struggle at first. However, by engaging in a number of creative practices, I was able to grow this office from a patient base of zero to a thriving optometry office! Below, I will share the five strategies that formed the core of my success plan:
6 Tips for Utilizing Cost Benefit Analysis on a New Piece of Equipment
New equipment is always a temptation for practice owners, and for good reason. A cost-benefit analysis (or CBA for short) is a term derived from Lean theory and is an analysis of the expected balance of benefits and costs, including an account of any alternatives and the status quo. CBA takes into account your overall return on investment (ROI), however the approach is a little less black and white than might be expected. Let’s go through 6 important tips on utilizing CBA to its full extent in order to find whether that new piece of equipment should find its way through your practice doors.
5 Tips to Stand Out in Your Job Search
A commonly noticed trend has been noticed over the last few years – new optometry programs continue to pop up throughout the country. This directly leads to an increase in the number of graduating optometrists. Therefore, it is reasonable to assume that the job market for associate optometrists is becoming more competitive. In a competitive environment, job applicants must seek ways to stand out from their peers as leading candidates. Learn how to make an impact on employers and set yourself apart from colleagues on your way to success.
3 Tips on How To Ask For an Optometry Raise
Associate ODs usually have an income ceiling that is difficult to reach and rare to break through. This article will tackle a challenging topic that is rarely discussed and can help employed ODs make the most of their income potential – how to ask for a raise. Here are three tips