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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Coventry Health Care
  • UHC of the River Valley
  • AvMed Health
  • BCBS Florida
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Osceola County Health Dept.

View all physicians that belong to Osceola County Health Dept..

Ratings & Comments

52 ratings with 6 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Osceola County Health Dept. when asked is excellent. Osceola County Health Dept. has been reviewed by 52 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Osceola County Health Dept. as provided by patient reviews is 23 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Pediatrics

    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.

  • Preventive Medicine

    A preventive medicine/wellness specialist is a physician who, through additional training, has become an expert in methods for maintaining good health and preventing disease. These specialists are the doctors people see when they are generally well or without a specific ailment and want to either learn how to maintain their current health or acquire better health.
    These doctors will advise patients on specific diets, exercise regimens, and lifestyle habits that are suited to their particular needs. Preventive medicine/wellness specialists take into account a patient's nutrition deficiencies, physical and cardiovascular capabilities, and habits in order to advise specific vitamins and supplements to take, how much physical activity to undertake, and which habits should be broken and replaced with more positive behavior.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Osceola County Health Dept. is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Dr P Phillips Hospital Orlando, FL 32819
  • Florida Hospital Kissimmee Kissimmee, FL 34744
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Des Moines University
  • Instituto Tecnologico De Santo Domingo
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Osceola County Health Dept. is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Kissimmee, FL.

  • Associates In Dermatology

    Group Practice

    Kissimmee, FL

  • Family Physicians Group

    Group Practice

    Kissimmee, FL

  • Physician Associates LLC

    Group Practice

    Kissimmee, FL

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.