Quick Facts

  • Awards

    9 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™
  • Regional Top Doctors
  • Top 10 Doctor - State
  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Multiplan
  • Cigna
  • Horizon BCBS
  • QualCare

Doctors in Forest Healthcare Assoc

View all physicians that belong to Forest Healthcare Assoc.

Ratings & Comments

164 ratings with 67 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Forest Healthcare Assoc when asked is excellent. Forest Healthcare Assoc has been reviewed by 164 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties

4 specialties

  • 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.

  • Gastroenterology

    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.

  • Allergy and Immunology

    An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
    In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Forest Healthcare Assoc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • HackensackUMC Hackensack, NJ 07601
  • Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack, NJ 07601
  • Pascack Valley Hospital Westwood, NJ 07675
  • Valley Hospital Ridgewood, NJ 07450
  • Chilton Medical Center Pompton Plains, NJ 07444
  • Orange Regional Medical Center Goshen Goshen, NY 10924
  • Valley Hospital Ridgewood, NJ 07450
  • Southern Ocean Medical Center Manahawkin, NJ 08050
  • Bergen Regional Medical Center Paramus, NJ 07652
  • Nyack Hospital Nyack, NY 10960
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Medicine And Dentistry Of New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
  • The School Of Medicine At Stony Brook University Medical Center
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Forest Healthcare Assoc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Paramus, NJ.

  • Bergen OB and Gyn Assoc PA Group

    Group Practice

    Paramus, NJ

  • Urological Institute Of NJ Pa

    Group Practice

    Paramus, NJ

  • Interventional Cardiovascular

    Group Practice

    Paramus, NJ

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.