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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare
  • Anthem
  • BCBS Georgia
  • BCBS Blue Card

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Hematology and Oncology

    An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
    Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
    If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

Ratings & Comments

179 ratings with 101 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Phoebe Cancer Center when asked is excellent. Phoebe Cancer Center has been reviewed by 179 patients. The rating is 4.9 out of 5 stars.

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

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Phoebe Cancer Center is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Albany, GA 31701
  • Crisp Regional Hospital Cordele, GA 31015
  • Phoebe North Albany, GA 31701
  • Crisp Regional Hospital Cordele, GA 31015
  • Hca Palmyra Medical Centers Albany, GA 31701
  • Heart Hospital of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87109
  • Lovelace Medical Center Albuquerque, NM 87108
  • Lovelace Womens Hospital Albuquerque, NM 87109
  • Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital Albany, GA 31701
  • Saint Joseph's Medical Center - Albuquerque Albuquerque, NM 87102
  • Sumter Regional Hospital Americus, GA 31709
  • West Mesa Medical Center Albuquerque, NM 87114
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Phoebe Cancer Center is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Albany, GA.

  • Phoebe Inpatient Services

    Group Practice

    Albany, GA

  • Radiation Oncology Assoc

    Group Practice

    Albany, GA

  • Cardiovascular Surgical Assoc

    Group Practice

    Albany, 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.