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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Anthem
  • BCBS Georgia
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Aetna
  • Cigna

Doctors in Family Physicians

View all physicians that belong to Family Physicians.

Ratings & Comments

58 ratings with 10 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Family Physicians when asked is excellent. Family Physicians has been reviewed by 58 patients. The rating is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Family Physicians is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • St. Mary's Hospital Athens Athens, GA 30606
  • Satilla Regional Medical Center Waycross, GA 31501
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
  • Morehouse School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Family Physicians is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Winder, GA.

  • Loganville Convenient Care and Internal Medicine

    Group Practice

    Winder, GA

  • Georgia Dermatologic Surgery Center

    Group Practice

    Winder, GA

  • Coosa Clinics Inc

    Group Practice

    Winder, GA

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.