Southwest Heart & Lung


General Surgeons, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons

  • 10930 N Tatum Blvd Phoenix, AZ 85028-6069 (602) 263-7600

Doctors in Southwest Heart & Lung

Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Southwest Heart & Lung Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 20 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Southwest Heart & Lung when asked is excellent. Southwest Heart & Lung has been reviewed by 20 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Southwest Heart & Lung as provided by patient reviews is 19 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Southwest Heart & Lung Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • Emory University Hospital
  • Emory University
  • The University of Texas at Galveston

Hospital Affiliations

  • Arrowhead Community
  • St Joseph`s Hospital
  • Scottsdale Healthcare Shea
  • Del E Webb Memorial Hospital
  • Phoenix Baptist Hospital
  • Walter O Bosewell Memorial Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialist

  • General Surgeon
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • Vascular Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • Mercy Care Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Unicare
  • Evercare

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty, like Southwest Heart & Lung who specializes in surgery, thoracic surgery (cardiothoracic vascular surgery), and those that encompass several specialties.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing

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Southwest Heart & Lung Details

4 are board certified
1 has a fellowship
18 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on Vitals.com
4 are male
3.72 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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