Interview with Dr. John Kihm, Concierge Physician, ACPP Fellowships in Clinical Excellence in Concierge Medicine Program Coordinator and Michael Tetreault, Editor-in-Chief | DocPreneur Podcast Hos
MAY/JUNE 2018 – Today we catch up with Dr. John T. Kihm of Priority Medicine in Durham, NC.
Dr. Kihm’s philosophy in medicine sounds and may even look simple: “Take care of the patient.” Don’t take this approach for granted. In this day and time, as many will attest, it is a blessing to find excellent medical care. Availability, experience, knowledge, skill, bedside manner, caring—all attributes Dr. Kihm possesses, are important.
Dr. Kihm attended medical school and completed his residency at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. He completed fellowships in research and academic general internal medicine at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, NC and at Stanford University Medical School, Stanford, CA. Prior to returning to Durham to engage in private practice internal practice, he held a position as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN.
In the community, Dr. Kihm has volunteered at the Urban Ministries of Durham “Healthcare for the Homeless” shelter. He recently signed-on with Samaritan Health Center, the clinic serving the Durham Rescue Mission. He has personally donated and administered hundreds of flu shots to area school teachers over the years.
Dr. Kihm learned to fly 18 years ago in order to reach those on Ocracoke Island, in the remote Outer Banks of North Carolina. He has since flown more than 200 missions to Ocracoke to see patients. He has volunteered at Bahamas Habitat on Eleuthra, Bahamas, and Remote Area Medical Appalachian clinics. He enjoys helping others and believes in giving back to the community. Learn More, visit: Priority Medicine (919) 471-3351 Durham, NC – www.prioritymedicine.com.