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Meet Danny Newton

Sports Injury


“I’m not the person to figure out where the right doctor is. If I had tried, it would have taken me hours and I would have gotten it wrong. Grand Rounds had a better way.”

The Situation

Danny is a busy Silicon Valley professional who suffered a sports injury and needed to find a doctor fast. But he quickly found that the Internet—despite its many uses— simply isn’t designed for people who need to find particular medical specialists.

“I didn’t know what I was doing,” Danny said. “I needed to find a doctor, but I didn’t know what I was looking for and I was very afraid of landing on someone who wasn’t even a specialist. I spent a few hours on the web and even looked through the Palo Alto Medical Foundation directly, but I realized I didn’t have a strategy.”

Why Danny Newton Went to Grand Rounds

When Danny found out about Grand Rounds through his employer, he tried it immediately. “It was an incredibly low time commitment on my part to be pointed in the direction of the professional I needed,” Danny said.

The Outcome

Within 24 hours, Grand Rounds matched Danny with a highly qualified sports medicine doctor. Grand Rounds also ensured that the doctor was in Danny’s insurance provider network, and handled all appointment logistics.

"The doctor Grand Rounds matched me with was terrific,” Danny said. “I had my injury seen to quickly, and everything was taken care of perfectly.”

Danny pointed out, “I’m a Silicon Valley professional. Like a lot of us, I juggle work and family and I don’t have a lot of time to burn. And ultimately, I’m not the person to figure out where the right doctor is. If I had tried, it would have taken me hours and I would have gotten it wrong. Grand Rounds had a better way.

Danny concluded, “I referred my friend’s daughter to Grand Rounds as well. People shouldn’t try to find medical specialists on their own—not when Grand Rounds does it so well.”