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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Health Net

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

Ratings & Comments

1 rating

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Magella Medical Group when asked is excellent. Magella Medical Group has been reviewed by 1 patient. The rating is 5.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Magella Medical Group as provided by patient reviews is unknown. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Magella Medical Group is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Torrance, CA.

  • East West Eye Institute

    Group Practice

    Torrance, CA

  • Cardiofit Medical Group Inc

    Group Practice

    Torrance, CA

  • Arthritis Treatment Ctr

    Group Practice

    Torrance, CA

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 East Boston Neighborhood Health 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

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.