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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    4 Awards

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

  • United Healthcare
  • Anthem
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Multiplan

Doctors in Fore River Urology

View all physicians that belong to Fore River Urology.

Ratings & Comments

47 ratings with 14 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Fore River Urology when asked is excellent. Fore River Urology has been reviewed by 47 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Fore River Urology as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Urology

    A urologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the male reproductive system, as well as the urinary tracts of both males and females.
    These doctors cover the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and the male reproductive organs which include the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Some common disorders that urologists treat are urinary tract infections (UTI), stress incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and cystitis. These urological specialists also perform vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Fore River Urology is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Portland, ME.

  • All About Women

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  • Plastic Surgery Center Pa

    Group Practice

    Portland, ME

  • Allergy & Asthma Assoc-Maine

    Group Practice

    Portland, ME

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.