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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Sagamore Health
  • First Health
  • SIHO Insurance Services
  • BCBS Illinois
  • BCBS Blue Card

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

Ratings & Comments

74 ratings with 30 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Orthopaedic Associates when asked is excellent. Orthopaedic Associates has been reviewed by 74 patients. The rating is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

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

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Orthopaedic Associates is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Jewish Hospital Shelbyville Shelbyville, KY 40065
  • University of Louisville Hospital Louisville, KY 40202
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • State University Of New York Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
  • University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Orthopaedic Associates is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Louisville, KY.

  • Community Medical Assoc

    Group Practice

    Louisville, KY

  • Family Practice Associates- North

    Group Practice

    Louisville, KY

  • Inpatient Care Specialists PLLC

    Group Practice

    Louisville, KY

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.