About Chad Savage, M.D.
Dr. Chad Savage founded YourChoice Direct Care to practice primary care with a clear focus on the patient and their health. Adopting the Direct Primary Care model allows Dr. Savage to focus on his patients’ needs without worrying about meeting meaningless requirements set by insurance companies and Medicare.
Dr. Savage has been in practice since 2003. He graduated from the University of Michigan prior to receiving his MD from the prestigious Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio. He completed his residency training at the renowned Washington University School of Medicine and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO where he became skilled in the management of complex medical disorders. Dr. Savage finds satisfaction in helping patients improve their quality of life by leading healthier lives.
Dr. Savage grew up in Hartland, Michigan and is formerly an expert class Motocross racer. Although, he doesn’t actively race, Dr. Savage still enjoys watching Motocross races. Dr. Savage is happily married and has two children. In his spare time he and his family are involved in their church and other family activities.
Read about Dr. Savage’s discussion of the Healthcare Crisis here.
Dr. Savage is a proud member of the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce.
About Nicole Teasdale, FNP-BC
Nikki Teasdale is an ANCC Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner born and raised in Michigan. She earned her BSN from Saginaw Valley State University in 2006 and her MSN from University of Detroit Mercy in 2011. She has over 10 years of experience in Family Practice, caring for patients across the lifespan with chronic and acute illnesses as well as routine general wellness and preventative services.
Nikki strives to develop a trusting and meaningful relationship with all of her patients in order to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with family and friends, eating ice cream, and maintaining her own health and wellness.
Direct Primary Care
As a Direct Primary Care provider, YourChoice Direct Care focuses on you and your health without the unnecessary intrusion of insurance companies. We believe that the best primary care medicine is both personal and affordable, and that’s what we offer. Primary care is all we do, so let us restore your faith in health care. Experience a patient relationship based on trust and respect; the type of relationship every patient deserves.
Our patient benefits include full access to primary care, meaning you will have more time with your provider, 24/7 access, no co-pays, and no limit on visits. Your monthly membership fee covers general adult physicals, wellness education, chronic disease management, telemedicine, minor procedures and coordination of care with specialists when needed.
Dr. Savage In the News
Dr. Savage describes ways to save on healthcare to an audience in Orlando. Watch the full video here.
DPC and Medicaid
Dr. Savage talks about how DPC and Medicaid work for one of his patients. Watch the full video here.
Chicago’s Morning Answer
One possible solution to the health care situation is for patients and physicians to deal directly with each other and skip the middle man. Dr. Savage joined Dan Proft to talk about YourChoice Direct Care. Listen to the full interview here.
Read Dr. Savage’s article urging the GOP plan tax credits to count for direct pay patients. Find the full article here.
The Everyday Heroes Project
Host of the show, Jodi, speaks with Barbara Colley about her experiences with health insurance through ObamaCare, and we hear from Dr. Chad Savage, Barbara’s new Direct Primary Care physician. Listen to the full discussion here.
How Direct Primary Care Should Be
Learn more about Barb and how her struggle to find affordable healthcare came to an end when she met Dr. Chad Savage. Go here.
Frank Beckmann Show
Listen to Dr. Savage talk about DPC. To listen to the full interview, go here.
Watchdog.org’s mission is to restore oversight of our state governments, to hold politicians and bureaucrats at all levels accountable for their handling of taxpayers’ dollars and to promote innovative solutions to public policy challenges. What better place to discuss the benefits of the Direct Primary Care model! Check out the full article here.
Heartland Daily Podcast – Dr. Chad Savage: One-Stop Shop for Understanding Direct Primary Care
Savage joined Health Care News Managing Editor Michael Hamilton on today’s HCN Podcast to explain how direct primary care providers can afford to offer top-flight care for low- and middle-income patients … without insurance. Savage also distinguished direct primary care from a model with which it is often confused: the uber-expensive “concierge medicine.” Listen to the full podcast here.
On the Radio
In an effort to help raise awareness and answer many common questions about the Direct Primary Care model, Dr. Savage has taken his message to the airwaves. During this radio interview, Dr. Savage explains in depth the benefits of Direct Primary Care from cost savings to spending quality, one-on-one time with your Direct Primary Care physician. Not to mention the hassle-free experience that comes from being a patient that isn’t weighed down by the limitations set by an insurance company. Find out more by listening to or downloading Dr. Savage’s interviews here.
*Special thanks to AM 1570*
Dr. Savage Presents Direct Primary Care to Lansing Law Makers
Dr. Chad Savage spoke at the Direct Primary Care forum hosted by Senator Patrick Colbeck, R-Canton. For the full presentation, go here.
Dr. Savage Discusses the Healthcare Crisis
Read Dr. Savage’s discussion on the healthcare crisis here.
The Detroit News
Read how Dr. Savage compares the price of his Direct Primary Care to the price of similar services through insurance here.