The Ccphp Difference


For more than 20 years, Castle Connolly has been a leader in helping patients find the best healthcare, most notably through the highly respected America’s Top Doctors® publications and online resources. In keeping with its proven track record of executing innovative strategies to create demonstrable differences in improving the quality of healthcare, Castle Connolly has formed a new entity, Castle Connolly Private Health Partners, LLC, (CCPHP). CCPHP brings the excellence associated with the Castle Connolly brand to the discipline of concierge medicine. CCPHP provides the experienced leadership of Castle Connolly founders John K. Castle and Dr. John J. Connolly as well as national practice conversion expert Dr. Dean McElwain. When physicians partner with CCPHP, they have a unique opportunity to leverage the leadership, innovation, and longevity that is associated with Castle Connolly to transform their practices.

 The most fundamental element of the CCPHP offering is partnership. The close and collaborative partnership is designed to preserve, protect, and optimize the patient physician relationship. The pathway to achieve that partnership consists of robust conversion methodologies, flexible membership options that promote a sustainable practice model, and value-driven, member-focused programs including health coaching, wellness services, and connectivity to our network of 40,000 Top Doctor affiliates. The benefits of our approach include:

  • Proven conversion methodology that results in outstanding membership yield.

  • Established operational protocols, excellent communications procedures, and efficient technology guidelines to increase access to care and enhance service levels for both physicians and patients.

  • Ongoing marketing and promotion assistance to help CCPHP physician practices capitalize on opportunities to grow their practice.

  •  Access to Castle Connolly’s extensive database of the nation’s top specialists.

  • Proven business processes, legal insight, and regulatory expertise that help ensure regulatory compliance and long-term viability.

  • A proprietary health coaching program that includes content tools for patients, effective engagement methodology, training, and ongoing support shown to be highly effective in motivating patient behavior change.