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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Multiplan
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Blue Shield California
  • UHC West
  • Blue Cross California

Specialties

4 specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Hematology and Oncology

    An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
    Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
    If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Ratings & Comments

69 ratings with 15 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Altos Oaks Medical Group Inc when asked is excellent. Altos Oaks Medical Group Inc has been reviewed by 69 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Altos Oaks Medical Group Inc as provided by patient reviews is 19 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Altos Oaks Medical Group Inc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • El Camino Hospital Mountain View, CA 94040
  • El Camino Hospital Mountain View, CA 94040
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences
  • Keck School Of Medicine Of The University Of Southern California
  • Kilpauk Medical College
  • Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine & Science
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Altos Oaks Medical Group Inc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Mountain View, CA.

  • Silicon Valley Eye Physicians

    Group Practice

    Mountain View, CA

  • Retina-Vitreous Associates Inc.

    Group Practice

    Mountain View, CA

  • Carey Vision Medical Group

    Group Practice

    Mountain View, 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.