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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Regional Top Doctors

Doctors in Associated Plastic Surgeons

View all physicians that belong to Associated Plastic Surgeons.

Ratings & Comments

50 ratings with 36 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Associated Plastic Surgeons when asked is excellent. Associated Plastic Surgeons has been reviewed by 50 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Associated Plastic Surgeons as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Plastic Surgery

    A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
    Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
    The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.

  • Nearby Group Practices

    Associated Plastic Surgeons is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Arlington Heights, IL.

  • Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates

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  • Female Healthcare Associates

    Group Practice

    Arlington Heights, IL

  • Pediatric Associates-Arlington

    Group Practice

    Arlington Heights, IL

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.