"We've read there are a lot of hackers that are making fraudulent transactions with these Bitcoins so we want to make sure we don't get any surprises," said Yela.
For ease of reference, the clinic has posted a procedure price list on its website, which includes conversions in US dollars, bitcoin and three other foreign currencies.
The advantage for clients who wish to pay by bitcoin over credit cards is privacy and anonymity, says Yela. The company is simply wedging itself into a new niche as a way to increase its web presence and taking advantage of a burgeoning industry he insists will take off around the world.
"People may have bitcoin in their account and don't know what to do with it," he said. "It would give us access to a big community of people who have liquidity – cash in hand – and don't have too many other places to spend it."
ABC News' Jon M. Chang contributed to this report