- 77 Herrick St, Beverly, MA
- 3.7 average rating
- 6 specialties
- 17 affiliated hospitals
- 11 insurance providers
- 6 awards
- 11 schools
- 13 minutes avg wait time
- 11 are board certified
- 6 are rated 4 stars and above
- 13 are rated on Vitals.com
- 7 are male
- 5 are female
- 6 specialties
- 11 health insurance companies
- 3.7 average overall rating
6 affiliated awards
- United Healthcare
- Tufts Health Plan
- First Health
Doctors in The Medical Group
- Dr. Jeffrey Rubel MD, MPH Nephrology, Internal Medicine Beverly, MA
- Dr. Lily Narusevicius MD Internal Medicine Salem, MA
- Dr. Dinamarie Garcia-Banigan MD, MPH Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Internal Medicine Peabody, MA
- Dr. Michael Demarkles MD Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine Beverly, MA
- Dr. Mobeen Sheikh MD Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Cardiology Beverly, MA
- Dr. Pierre Abou-Ezzi MD Internal Medicine Beverly, MA
- Dr. Kenneth Zinn MD Internal Medicine Ipswich, MA
- Dr. David Blom MD Internal Medicine Dedham, MA
- Dr. Alyssa Handler MD Internal Medicine Beverly, MA
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.
Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.
Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.
Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.
A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.
A nephrologist is a physician who is specially trained to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the kidneys or renal system.
A nephrologist will determine through urine analysis, blood test, X-ray, sonogram, or kidney biopsy how well the kidneys are functioning and will then prescribe a special diet and exercise program, medication or dialysis - a process by which a machine filters the blood when the kidney is no longer capable of doing so.
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
An endocrinologist is a physician with extensive training in understanding, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the endocrine system. The endocrine system regulates the balance of hormones.
Conditions of the endocrine system involve an over-abundance, or deficiency of a certain hormone. While there is a range when it comes to the amount of a hormone that is deemed normal in a human, these specialists determine whether a person's amount of hormone is indicative of a health concern. Two conditions this specialist might treat are diabetes and obesity.
The Medical Group is affiliated with the following hospitals
- Beverly Hospital Beverly, MA 01915
- Emerson Hospital Concord, MA 01742
- Lahey Medical Center Peabody, MA 01960
- Lahey Hospital & Medical Center Burlington, MA 01805
- Mount Auburn Hospital Cambridge, MA 02138
- SMG St Elizabeth's Medical Center Brighton, MA 02135
- Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
- Addison Gilbert Hospital Gloucester, MA 01930
- BayRidge Hospital Lynn, MA 01904
- Beverly Hospital Beverly, MA 01915
- Caritas Norwood Hospital Norwood, MA 02062
- Kindred Hospital Boston - Brighton Hospital Brighton, MA 02135
- North Shore Medical Center - Union Hospital Lynn, MA 01904
- NSMC - Salem Hospital Salem, MA 01970
- Sturdy Memorial Hospital Attleboro, MA 02703
- North Shore Medical Center - Salem Hospital Salem, MA 01970
- Lahey Clinic Burlington, MA 01803
Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools
- Aga Khan Medical College
- Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
- University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
- University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
- University Of Colorado School Of Medicine
- Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
- University Of Missouri Columbia School Of Medicine
- Tufts University School Of Medicine
- Morehouse School Of Medicine
- Drexel University College Of Medicine
- Duke University School Of Medicine
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.