RAOOF MD Dermatology
Internists & Dermatologists located in Encino, CA
With over 25 years of clinical research experience, RAOOF MD Dermatology | Encino Research Center continues to be a lead enrolling site for Clinical Trials in the Los Angeles area. Encino Research Center conducts a vast array of Clinical Trials in both the dermatology and Internal Medicine fields. Your participation in a research study may not only give you access to medication not yet available to the public, but it can also help the advancement of medicine. Learn more about the current studies being conducted at RAOOF MD Dermatology | Encino Research Center below. At RAOOF MD Dermatology| Encino Research Center, you will never be charged for a visit. If you qualify, all your health assessments, lab tests, study medication and parking is free. In addition, if you enroll in a study, you may be compensated for your time and travel. For questions regarding any of our Clinical Trials, our experienced and friendly staff is available to help you.
Clinical Trials at Encino Research Center Q & A
What are clinical trials?
Clinical trials are research studies that examine the way different drugs or medical treatments affect people with certain conditions. Clinical trials strive to determine preventative measures for different diseases as well as ways to screen, diagnose, and treat them. In some clinical trials, two different drugs or treatments are compared to determine which is most effective.
Clinical trials are thoroughly regulated at every level to ensure that all patients involved are safe and experience as few undesirable effects as possible. Most clinical trials have been heavily studied in labs under a variety of conditions before they are ever conducted with people.
How can clinical trials benefit me?
Patients of Dr. Raoof may be eligible to participate in clinical trials on eczema, psoriasis, and a variety of other conditions. Not all patients who wish to be involved will be chosen because each study has a specific set of parameters to meet.
Those who participate in clinical trials have the advantage of getting access to newly developed medical treatments before they are available to the public. Subjects of clinical trials are under close supervision of a medical team and receive expert care. They also have the added benefit of being able to contribute to leading medical research.
Where are clinical trial conducted?
Dr. T. Joseph Raoof and his team of researchers conduct studies at the Encino Research Center adjoining his internal medicine and dermatology practice. Patients of Dr. Raoof have the ability to participate in various studies depending on your specific condition and whether you meet an array of criteria. Patient who undergo clinical trial have access to Dr. Raoof and a group of highly skilled medical professionals who are competent at assessment, evaluation, and monitoring a range of conditions.
If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial with the Encino Research Center, call the office today.
Accepted Insurance Providers
RAOOF MD Dermatology accepts most major PPO insurance plans. No HMO plans are currently accepted for Medi-Cal or Medicare patients. Due to the nature of the services offered at our office, we require pre-payment for selected treatments which our office can review with you at the time of your visit. Patients may be eligible for insurance reimbursement for these treatments based on their current plan. If you would like to verify your eligibility or benefits, please contact your insurance company directly. Our office is available to answer any questions.