Mercy Crystal Lake West

Doctors in Mercy Crystal Lake West

Patient Reviews

  • 21 patient ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Mercy Crystal Lake West when asked is good. Mercy Crystal Lake West has been reviewed by 21 patients. The rating is 3.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Mercy Crystal Lake West as provided by patient reviews is 33 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.



  • Otolaryngology


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  • English

Health Insurance Accepted

  • Coventry Health Care
  • Aetna
  • Humana


  • Data not available

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Downers Grove, IL
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital Barrington, IL
  • Advocate Hope Childrens Hospital Oak Lawn, IL
  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital Park Ridge, IL
  • Centegra Hospital - McHenry McHenry, IL
  • Holy Family Medical Center Des Plaines, IL
  • Memorial Medical Center-Woodstock Woodstock, IL
  • Mercy Harvard Hospital Harvard, IL
  • Northwest Community Hospital 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

  • 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