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Huizenga Executive Health Program, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston

Huizenga Executive Healt Program
Services: Physicals are individually tailored. A 40-year-old man could expect to receive basic blood tests, a chest X-ray, an EKG, a cardiac exercise stress test, a fitness assessment, a nutrition consultation and hearing and vision checks. A woman of the same age would also receive a mammogram and gynecological exam. Patients 50 or older would get a colonoscopy and an abdominal ultrasound to screen for aortic aneurysms.

Notable: Optional tests include a total body CT scan and cardiac calcium scoring to assess the risk for coronary artery disease.

Cost: $1,500 to $3,000


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Baptist Health South Florida, Miami

Services: A standard exam includes lab tests, an EKG, chest X-ray, hearing and vision tests (with glaucoma screening) and nutrition and health/lifestyle assessments. Additional tests, such as a cardiac stress test, bone density screening or a CT scan of the lungs may be recommended based on patient's age, symptoms, gender, medical history or lifestyle.

Notable: Add-ons include nutritional counseling, a fitness assessment, massage therapy and a stress management consultation. Baptist Health also gives executives who are fasting for lab work the option of having their blood drawn at home.

Cost: $1,400 ($1,300 for repeat customers)

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Monsour Executive Wellness Center, USF Health, Tampa

Services: Executives can choose from two packages. A basic package includes blood tests, a chest X-ray, an eye exam and hearing screening, an EKG, a treadmill stress test, spirometry, hemoccult testing and a comprehensive physical exam. For $1,700 more, patients can get C-reactive protein testing, a mammogram, an abdominal ultrasound, a carotid doppler, CT cardiac calcium scoring and nutritional and exercise consultation. A brain MRI or breast MRI can be added to a platinum package. Packages can be individually tailored as well.

Notable: Patients have access to a suite with a private bathroom and shower, a computer, printer, wi-fi and a telephone with conferencing capabilities. Blood is drawn at the patient's home or office.

Cost: $2,000 to $3,700 or more

Rippe Health, Celebration

Services: Rippe offers three different heart evaluations tailored to a patient's age group as well as customized plans. A "silver" evaluation for individuals 30 to 39 years old, for instance, includes a physical examination, lung function screening, vision and hearing testing, laboratory work, body composition, exercise testing, health and lifestyle counseling and a written report of all findings and recommendations. Those ages 40 to 49 get a more comprehensive blood analysis and tests, a head-to-toe skin cancer screening, a body fat analysis and one subspecialty consultation. The "gold" evaluation, for those ages 50 and older, adds in either a heart or lung CT scan and two specialty consultations, as well as spa service and local town car service.

Notable: Colonoscopies (which are performed off site) are optional and require a second-day stay.

Cost: $3,300 to $6,500

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Other Providers

» Douglas Williams Executive Health Program, University of Florida, Gainesville

» Florida Hospital, Orlando

» Masley Optimal Health Center, St. Petersburg

» Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville

» Pritikin Longevity Center, Miami

» Watson Clinic Executive Wellness Program, Lakeland