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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Regional Top Doctors
  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Illinois
  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
  • First Health
  • Humana

Doctors in Alpha Med Physicians Group LLC

View all physicians that belong to Alpha Med Physicians Group LLC.

Ratings & Comments

83 ratings with 19 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Alpha Med Physicians Group LLC when asked is excellent. Alpha Med Physicians Group LLC has been reviewed by 83 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Alpha Med Physicians Group LLC as provided by patient reviews is 20 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

4 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.

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • 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.

  • Radiation Oncology

    A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
    These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University Medical Center
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
  • University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Alpha Med Physicians Group LLC is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Palos Heights, IL.

  • Hygeia Medical Group

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  • Practice Resources Inc

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  • Mid America Cardiovascular Consultants

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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.