Meridian Pediatric Associates


Pediatricians, Internists, Pediatric Cardiologists, Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Pediatric Rheumatologists, Rheumatologists

  • 1944 State Route 33 Neptune, NJ 07753-4863 (732) 776-4860

Doctors in Meridian Pediatric Associates

Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Meridian Pediatric Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 45 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Meridian Pediatric Associates when asked is good. Meridian Pediatric Associates has been reviewed by 45 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Meridian Pediatric Associates as provided by patient reviews is 17 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Meridian Pediatric Associates Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors™: New York Metro Area

Medical Schools Attended

  • State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine
  • Universidad Catolica De Cordoba
  • New York University School of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune
  • Meridian Health Jersey Shore Medical Center
  • Jersey City Medical Center
  • Medical Center of Ocean Cnty-Brick Township
  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • Ocean Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Hebrew
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Farsi
  • Persian
  • Russian

Specialist

  • Pediatrician
  • Internist
  • Pediatric Cardiologist
  • Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  • Pediatric Rheumatologist
  • Rheumatologist

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Unicare
  • University Health Plan
  • Oxford

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 Meridian Pediatric Associates that specializes in pediatrics.

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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Meridian Pediatric Associates Details

17 are board certified
8 went to a top rated school
10 have a fellowship
16 minutes average wait time
7 are rated on Vitals.com
8 are male
9 are female
3.32 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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