Orthopedic Associates


Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • 36500 Emerald Coast Pkwy Destin, FL 32541-4713 (850) 837-3926

Doctors in Orthopedic Associates

Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
Rate - Profile
 

Orthopedic Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 4 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Orthopedic Associates when asked is excellent. Orthopedic Associates has been reviewed by 4 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Orthopedic Associates as provided by patient reviews is 9 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Orthopedic Associates Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • Florida State University College of Medicine
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Shands Hospital at The Univ. of Florida

Hospital Affiliations

  • Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
  • Saint Joseph`s Hospital
  • Twin Cities Hospital
  • Sacred Heart Hospital - Emerald Coast

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available

Specialist

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Evercare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida

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 Orthopedic Associates that specializes in orthopaedic 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

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Orthopedic Associates Details

2 are board certified
1 is an award winner
1 has a fellowship
8 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
4 average overall rating

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