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Doctors in Peak Pediatrics
The Overall Average Patient Rating of Peak Pediatrics when asked is excellent. Peak Pediatrics has been reviewed by 36 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.
The average wait time to see a doctor at Peak Pediatrics as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
- University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
- Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
- University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Health Insurance Accepted
- Rocky Mountain Health
- First Health
- Patients' Choice Award
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- On-Time Doctor Award
- Centura Parker Adventist Hospital Parker, CO
- Exempla Good Samaritan Medical Center Lafayette, CO
- Exempla Inc Saint Joseph Hospital Denver, CO
- Exempla Lutheran Medical Ctr Wheat Ridge, CO
- Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center Los Angeles, CA
- The Childrens Hospital-Denver Aurora, CO
- The Children's Hospital Denver, CO
- Children's Hospital Colorado on Anschutz Medical Campus Aurora, CO
- Exempla Lutheran Medical Center Wheat Ridge, CO
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
- 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