Greater Long Beach Orthopedic


Orthopaedic Surgeons, Family Practitioners, Urologists, General Surgeons

  • 1045 Atlantic Ave Long Beach, CA 90813-3427 (562) 437-3288

Doctors in Greater Long Beach Orthopedic

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
  • Completed fellowship
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Greater Long Beach Orthopedic Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 11 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Greater Long Beach Orthopedic when asked is fair. Greater Long Beach Orthopedic has been reviewed by 11 patients. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Greater Long Beach Orthopedic as provided by patient reviews is 42 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Greater Long Beach Orthopedic Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • Hamot Medical Center
  • Drexel University

Hospital Affiliations

  • Community Hospital of Long Beach
  • Los Alamitos Medical Center
  • John Muir Medical Center
  • St. Vincent Medical Center
  • Pacifica Hospital of The Valley
  • Memorial Hospital of Gardena

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Hebrew
  • Chinese

Specialist

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Family Practitioner
  • Urologist
  • General Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Care 1st Health Plan

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 Greater Long Beach Orthopedic who specializes in surgery, urology, 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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Greater Long Beach Orthopedic Details

3 are board certified
2 went to a top rated school
41 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
3 are male
1.89 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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