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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • HealthLink
  • SIHO Insurance Services
  • Coventry Health Care

Doctors in The Heart Institute For Children

View all physicians that belong to The Heart Institute For Children.

Ratings & Comments

4 ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of The Heart Institute For Children when asked is excellent. The Heart Institute For Children has been reviewed by 4 patients. The rating is 5.0 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties

2 specialties

  • 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.

  • General Practice

    A general practitioner is similar to a family practitioner in that they treat patients of all ages with a variety of health concerns. These doctors treat everyday ailments, some acute and chronic diseases, and also provid health checkups, physicals, inoculations and preventative care.
    General practitioners differ from family practitioners because they are not required to complete an additional residency in family medicine after completing their medical school residency. Like family practitioners, general practitioners will also provide referrals to patients who are in need of a specialist.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Albany Medical College
  • Universidad Central Del Caribe
  • Nearby Group Practices

    The Heart Institute For Children is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Oak Lawn, IL.

  • Practice Resources Inc

    Group Practice

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  • Cardiology Diagnostic Services

    Group Practice

    Oak Lawn, IL

  • ACMC Physician Services

    Group Practice

    Oak Lawn, 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.