8950 Lamelas and Associates

Critical Care Surgeons, Surgical Critical Cares, Cardiothoracic Surgeons, General Surgeons

  • 8950 N Kendall Dr Miami, FL 33176-2139 (305) 598-4446

Doctors in 8950 Lamelas and Associates

  • Dr. Joseph Lamelas, MD
  • General Surgeon, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Surgical Critical Care, Critical Care Surgeon
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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8950 Lamelas and Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 9 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of 8950 Lamelas and Associates when asked is excellent. 8950 Lamelas and Associates has been reviewed by 9 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at 8950 Lamelas and Associates as provided by patient reviews is 25 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

8950 Lamelas and Associates Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • State University of New York Upstate Medical University
  • State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center at Downtown

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • University of Miami Hospital & Clinics
  • Pan American Hospital
  • Sister Emmanuel Continuing Care
  • Cedars Medical Center
  • South Miami Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


  • Critical Care Surgeon
  • Surgical Critical Care
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Americhoice
  • JMH Health Plan
  • Evercare
  • Cigna

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 8950 Lamelas and Associates that specializes in thoracic surgery (cardiothoracic vascular surgery).

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


8950 Lamelas and Associates Details

2 are board certified
1 is an award winner
2 have a fellowship
25 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
3.56 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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