Rockbridge Family Medicine

Doctors in Rockbridge Family Medicine

Patient Reviews

4.9
  • 56 patient ratings
  • 17 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Rockbridge Family Medicine when asked is excellent. Rockbridge Family Medicine has been reviewed by 56 patients. The rating is 4.9 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Rockbridge Family Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Schools

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine

Languages

  • English

Health Insurance Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS Georgia
  • Anthem
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health

Awards

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Hospital Affiliations

  • Decatur Medical Center Decatur, GA
  • DeKalb Medical Center at Hillandale Lithonia, GA
  • Dekalb Medical Center Decatur, 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

  • 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