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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Anthem
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Cigna

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

Ratings & Comments

44 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Bates Miller & Sims when asked is excellent. Bates Miller & Sims has been reviewed by 44 patients. The rating is 4.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Bates Miller & Sims as provided by patient reviews is 31 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
  • Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Bates Miller & Sims is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Stanford, KY.

  • Stanford Medical Park

    Group Practice

    Stanford, KY

  • Bluegrass Clinic

    Group Practice

    Stanford, KY

  • Garrard Clinic

    Group Practice

    Lancaster, 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.