Why DPC and Lifestyle Medicine?
Dr Brevig entered medical school with the philosophy that individual healthcare is best approached as a team effort; with mutual effort by physician and patient bringing about positive change. Lifestyle Medicine is a new medical specialty which gives formal shape to Dr. Brevig's philosophy and approach.
DPC Medicine allows Dr. Brevig to provide affordable access to all his patients. Prescribing medications, obtaining laboratory blood work, and obtaining XRay, CT scan, ultrasound, and MRI imaging at a fraction of the cost that patients must pay in a third party payer system that exists with traditional insurance arrangements.
Lifestyle Medicine of Idaho is the medical practice of Dr. Brandon Brevig DO, an American College of Lifestyle Medicine associated graduate of an ACGME accredited Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training program. Dr. Brevig began his residency training at St. Vincent Hospital in Manhattan, NY, and completed his training at the SUNY-Upstate Medical program in Syracuse, New York.
After obtaining a Bachelor's degree in Health Science from Boise State University in 2003, Dr. Brevig spent four years obtaining his Doctors degree from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences from 2003 - 2007. He was one of a few students from his class chosen for a dual degree DO, MBA program in which they were taught leadership in the business of Medicine.
Dr. Brevig was invited to a traditional Osteopathic rotating internship from 2007-2008 in which he cared for Pediatric, Surgical, Obstetrical, Psychiatric, Family Practice, and Internal Medicine patients in Queens, New York. After his internship, Dr. Brevig then completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation training with residency divided between Manhattan, New York at St. Vincent's hospital, and Syracuse New York at SUNY Upstate Medical Hospital.
After completing residency training Dr. Brevig practiced for a period of time in Denver, Colorado, before returning to his hometown of Boise, Idaho where he practiced endovenous ablation surgery for a time before turning his attention fully to Lifestyle Medicine as the most powerful vehicle for healthcare change he can provide for his patients.