Online Reputation Management for Physicians.

Funding Event for Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG) (Miami)

Commitments validate Company’s proprietary system for medical doctor online reputation management

Miami Beach, Florida -- Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG), a Miami-based company focusing on online reputation management for physicians, has received $10 million in funding commitments from Florida-based investors. The funding will allow PDG to expand operations and move to a new office location in Miami Beach, Florida. Also, the funds permit the expansion of its IT resources.


There are many Social Media Marketing firms and Online Reputation Management (ORM) companies, however, PDG has developed a proprietary system specifically for physicians. Generally, Social Media Marketing firms use Social Media to have a physician’s or medical practice’s profile circulate on the internet. PDG, however, uses substantive material to emphasize the positive aspects of a doctor’s practice.


PDG was founded by Internet Marketing Specialists and law practice managers who have first-hand experience with the challenges of the practice of medicine and the potential negative effects of the internet on reputation and business development.


“We avoid Social Media because it may actually multiply negative information by giving other parties, including self-appointed vigilante, an opportunity to respond in negative ways,” says Anais Smith, Admin Manager. “The funding commitments we have received validate our proprietary system because the investors believe that we have found a better approach to Online Reputation Management.” 


PDG focuses in particular on physicians who are adversely affected by the disciplinary system of the various medical boards and associations. This addresses the needs of doctors who have been “sanctioned” or gone through a “disciplinary action.” Once a board or association publishes negative information about a physician, no matter how small, such information gets multiplied on the internet and can cripple a medical practice.


“Let’s say a physician is sanctioned by a board or association for allegedly prescribing an incorrect medication. A patient looking for a doctor who finds this information on the internet will, in most cases, not fully understand how relevant or not relevant this is as to the doctor’s professional abilities,” adds Anais. “This information appears in multiple forms. The boards usually send it by email right to the inbox of all physician members. Then it is permanently attached to the doctor’s name in the physician directory of the board. Finally, many Boards send out press releases or even publish it in newsletters.”


Such adverse information can severely impact a physician’s ability to continue a medical practice. The potential financial losses are significant, because someone finding such information on the internet may consider the physician “not trustworthy” – without knowing anything else about that physician. PDG uses a proprietary system to assist physicians in promoting the positive aspects of their medical practice, thus counter-acting the adverse effects of a sanction.


About Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG)


Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG) is a Miami-based Online Reputation Management (ORM) company focusing on physicians who have adverse information such a disciplinary action circulating on the internet. While one cannot simply delete most such adverse information, it can become much less relevant once the positive aspects of a doctor’s practice are appropriately displayed. To this end, PDG has developed a proprietary system for Online Reputation Management. PDG was founded by Internet Marketing Specialists and Law Practice Managers who have first-hand experience with the challenges of the practice of medicine, and the negative effects of the internet on reputation and business development. PDG’s website is https://PhysicianDefenseGroup.com.


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Physician Defense Group, LLC signs cooperation agreements for IT services with companies

Physician Defense Group, LLC signs cooperation agreements

Miami Beach’s Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG) now has a range of providers of IT systems

Several IT service providers have signed cooperation agreements with the Miami Beach-based company Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG), which provides internet marketing and reputation management services for medical doctors. With these agreements, PDG is greatly expanding its technical capabilities and will expand its range of services offered.

PDG has developed a proprietary online reputation management (ORM) system specifically for medical doctors. 


There are many Social Media Marketing firms and Online Reputation Management (ORM) companies that use Social Media Marketing or Search Engine Optimization to manage a physician’s or medical clinic’s profile circulating on the internet. In comparison, PDG uses substantive material to manage and emphasize the positive aspects of a physician’s practice.


PDG was founded by Internet Marketing Specialists and Law Practice Managers who all have first-hand experience with the challenges of a professional practice and the potential negative effects of the internet on reputation and business development. With the additional technical support, PDG will expand its technical efficiency and scope of services.


In providing its services, PDG avoids Social Media because it may actually multiply negative information by giving other parties, including the so-called “Vandals,” an opportunity to respond in negative ways. Thus, its approach is substance-based, which requires additional tech resources and case management staff.


PDG focuses in particular on physicians who are adversely affected by the disciplinary system of the various medical boards and medical associations, meaning physicians who have been “sanctioned” or gone through a “disciplinary action.” Once a board or association publishes negative information about a medical doctor, no matter how small, such information gets multiplied on the internet and can severely affect a medical practice.

If a physician has been sanctioned by a board or medical association, that information will appear as adverse unless clarified or put in context. A potential patient looking for a physician who finds this information on the internet will, in most cases, not fully understand how relevant (or not relevant) this is as to the physician’s professional abilities. Further, such information appears in multiple forms. The medical association usually sends it by email right to the inbox of all physician members. Then it is permanently attached to the physician’s name in the physician directory. Finally, many medical associations send out press releases or even publish negative articles about such sanctioned physicians.

Such adverse information can severely impact a physician’s ability to continue a medical practice. The potential financial losses are significant, because someone finding such information on the internet may consider the physician “not trustworthy” – without knowing anything else about that physician. PDG uses a proprietary system to assist physicians in promoting the positive aspects of their medical practice, thus counter-acting the adverse effects of a sanction by a medical association or board.


About Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG)


Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG) is a Miami-based Online Reputation Management (ORM) company focusing on physicians who have adverse information such a disciplinary action circulating on the internet. While one cannot simply delete most such adverse information, it can become much less relevant once the positive aspects of a doctor’s practice are appropriately displayed. To this end, PDG has developed a proprietary system for Online Reputation Management. PDG was founded by Internet Marketing Specialists and Law Practice Managers who have first-hand experience with the challenges of the practice of medicine, and the negative effects of the internet on reputation and business development. 


PDG’s website is https://PhysicianDefenseGroup.com.

Learn More

Physician Defense Group, LLC (PDG) is a Miami-based Online Reputation Management (ORM) company focusing on physicians who have adverse information such a disciplinary action circulating on the internet.

Find out more