Dutton Family Care Associates

Family Practitioners

  • 50 Rowe St Melrose, MA 02176-3231 (781) 665-6922

Doctors in Dutton Family Care Associates

  • 3 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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  • 3 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Dutton Family Care Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 16 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Dutton Family Care Associates when asked is good. Dutton Family Care Associates has been reviewed by 16 patients. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Dutton Family Care Associates as provided by patient reviews is 24 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Dutton Family Care Associates Summary


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Medical Schools Attended

  • Duke University
  • Shands Hospital at The Univ. of Florida
  • University of Virginia School of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Hallmark Health System - Lawrence Memorial
  • Hallmark Health System - Melrose-Wakefield

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Creole
  • Spanish


  • Family Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • Tufts Health Plans
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • United Healthcare

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 Dutton Family Care Associates that specializes in family 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:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Dutton Family Care Associates Details

2 are board certified
2 went to a top rated school
24 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
2.92 average overall rating

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