Despite the stimulating nature of infectious diseases (ID), fellowship programs have failed, on a yearly basis, to fill multiple positions. In addition, numerous entities have published information showing that infectious disease physicians are poorly reimbursed compared to their colleagues in other specialties and are likely to feel overwhelmed. To assess the status of our ID group and define opportunities for improvement, Metro Infectious Disease Consultants (MIDC) conducted an internal audit. Eighty-nine percent of physician employees and 94% of partners were satisfied or very satisfied with MIDC. In addition, based on a Medscape survey, MIDC employees received financial compensation that was 18% greater and partners 235% greater than the average for all ID physicians. A private practice model of infectious diseases is a viable, lucrative, and professionally stimulating option to other ID models. This allows for enhanced lifestyle flexibility and should be viewed by potential ID applicants as a realistic and widely available option to practice this dynamic specialty.