Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc

Cardiothoracic Surgeons, General Surgeons

  • 9 Park Pl Belleville, IL 62226-2967 (618) 233-5722

Doctors in Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc

  • 4 star hospital
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  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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  • 4 star hospital
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  • 4 star hospital
  • Holds faculty appointment
  • Completed fellowship
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  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
  • Completed fellowship
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Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 8 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc when asked is excellent. Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc has been reviewed by 8 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc as provided by patient reviews is 4 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award

Medical Schools Attended

  • Tufts New England Medical Center
  • West Virginia University
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • Jefferson Regional Medical Center
  • Memorial Hospital
  • Heartland Regional Medical Center
  • DePaul Health Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital Kirkwood

Languages Spoken

  • Cebuano
  • Spanish
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi


  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon
  • General Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Evercare
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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, like Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc who specializes in surgery, thoracic surgery (cardiothoracic vascular surgery), and those that encompass several specialties.

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


Cardiothoracic Surg. Associates Sc Details

6 are board certified
4 went to a top rated school
3 have a fellowship
4 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on
4 are male
2 are female
2.67 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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