Lakeland General Surgery


General Surgeons, Undersea and Hyperbaric Practitioners

  • 60 N Saint Joseph Ave Niles, MI 49120-2282 (269) 684-6696

Doctors in Lakeland General Surgery

Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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www.stjohn.org
www.stjohn.org
Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • Holds faculty appointment
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www.lakelandhealth.org
www.lakelandhealth.org
Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Lakeland General Surgery Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 4 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Lakeland General Surgery when asked is excellent. Lakeland General Surgery has been reviewed by 4 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

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

Lakeland General Surgery Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities
  • Michigan State University
  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Lakeland Regional Health System - St Joseph
  • Henry Ford Macomb Hospital-Warren Campus
  • St. John Hospital and Medical Center
  • Harper University Hospital
  • Garden City Osteopathic Hospital
  • Parkway Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Tamil
  • Spanish

Specialist

  • General Surgeon
  • Undersea and Hyperbaric Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Health Plan of Michigan
  • Physicians Health Plan of Northern Indiana
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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, like Lakeland General Surgery who specializes in preventive medicine, surgery, and those that encompass several specialties.

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

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Lakeland General Surgery Details

2 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
10 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
3 are male
4 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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