South Mountain Orthopaedic


Orthopaedic Surgeons

  • 61 1st St South Orange, NJ 07079-1900 (973) 762-8344

Doctors in South Mountain Orthopaedic

Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • Holds faculty appointment
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South Mountain Orthopaedic Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 3 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of South Mountain Orthopaedic when asked is excellent. South Mountain Orthopaedic has been reviewed by 3 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at South Mountain Orthopaedic as provided by patient reviews is 18 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

South Mountain Orthopaedic Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • St Barnabas Hospital
  • UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • UMDNJ

Hospital Affiliations

  • Columbus Hospital
  • North Collier Hospital
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston
  • Cathedral Healthcare System
  • Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Union Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Specialist

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • United Healthcare
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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 South Mountain Orthopaedic that specializes in orthopaedic surgery.

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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South Mountain Orthopaedic Details

3 are board certified
2 are 4 star rated by patients
18 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
3 are male
4 average overall rating

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