Columbia Mental Health


Psychiatrists, Neurologists

  • 2819 Main St Bridgeport, CT 06606-4202 (256) 546-9265 ext 283

Doctors in Columbia Mental Health

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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 3 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Columbia Mental Health Doctor Ratings

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Based on 31 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Columbia Mental Health when asked is good. Columbia Mental Health has been reviewed by 31 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Columbia Mental Health as provided by patient reviews is 28 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Columbia Mental Health Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • University Of Belgrade
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University

Hospital Affiliations

  • St Vincent`s Medical Center
  • Hall-Brooke Behavioral Hospital
  • Bridgeport Hospital
  • Griffin Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Croatian
  • Spanish
  • Serbian
  • Romanian
  • French

Specialist

  • Psychiatrist
  • Neurologist

Insurances Accepted

  • Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Oxford
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • HIP Health Plan of New York

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 Columbia Mental Health who specializes in psychiatry, neurology, 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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Columbia Mental Health Details

2 are board certified
1 has a fellowship
28 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
1 is female
2.98 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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