Foothills Gastroenterology


Urologists, Internists

  • 1521 E Tangerine Rd Tucson, AZ 85755-6224 (520) 818-3680

Doctors in Foothills Gastroenterology

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Foothills Gastroenterology Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 24 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Foothills Gastroenterology when asked is good. Foothills Gastroenterology has been reviewed by 24 patients. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Foothills Gastroenterology as provided by patient reviews is 24 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Foothills Gastroenterology Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • Loyola University Medical Center
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • Keio University

Hospital Affiliations

  • Northwest Medical Center Oro Valley
  • El Dorado Hospital
  • Healthsouth Rehabilitation Institute of Tucson
  • Tucson Medical Center
  • Carondelet St Joseph`s Hospital Tucson
  • Carondelet St Mary`s Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish
  • Japanese

Specialist

  • Urologist
  • Internist

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Health Choice Arizona
  • Evercare
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice

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 and those that encompass several specialties like Foothills Gastroenterology that specializes in internal medicine.

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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Foothills Gastroenterology Details

3 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
2 have a fellowship
23 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
1 is female
3.23 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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