Quick Facts

  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Aetna
  • First Health

Doctors in Great Works Family Practice

View all physicians that belong to Great Works Family Practice.

Ratings & Comments

56 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Great Works Family Practice when asked is excellent. Great Works Family Practice has been reviewed by 56 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Great Works Family Practice as provided by patient reviews is 11 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

3 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.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Jagiellonian University Medical College
  • University Of Massachusetts Medical School
  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine
  • University Of New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Great Works Family Practice is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near South Berwick, ME.

  • Dover Internal Medicine

    Group Practice

    South Berwick, ME

  • South Berwick Fam. Practice

    Group Practice

    South Berwick, ME

  • Seacoast Redicare

    Group Practice

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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.