Dr. John Dygert is the founder and CEO of Pinnacle Advanced Primary Care, an innovative healthcare practice in Colorado that doesn’t require insurance, copays, or deductibles. Pinnacle charges a fixed monthly membership fee, similar to a gym membership, for unlimited access to full-scope primary care.
Pinnacle memberships include unlimited access to primary care and other benefits such as discounts on procedures, affordable lab work, and wholesale prices on medications shipped directly to patients' homes. Membership is open to business owners, individuals, families, and seniors. Rates for an individual start at $68 per month for an adult and cap at $180 per month for an entire family, with discounts available for self-employed and business owners.
Dr. Dygert is a Family Medicine physician in Colorado Springs, CO. He graduated medical school from Kansas City University - Medicine in 2009, and completed residency in Fort Wayne, IN in 2012.
Following training, he worked as a full-scope Family Medicine doctor in Colby, KS until 2017. This position involved inpatient medicine, outpatient clinic, obstetrics including c-sections, and coverage of the emergency room, two nursing homes, and one assisted living facility. In addition, he was also the director of Emergency Medical Services, head of the county health department, and deputy coroner! Despite being very busy, he cherished his time in Colby and credits this experience with providing him an intricate understanding of multiple facets of the health care system.
Dr. Dygert views Pinnacle Advanced Primary Care as "a materialization of a dream I've had since 2014". He firmly believes that this practice will model an impactful solution for the problems afflicting health care in the United States.
He and his wife Jilinda have five children, all attending school in the Colorado Springs area. He loves outdoor activities and sports, and is an avid fan of the Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Reds, and Ohio State athletic teams.