Skylands Medical Group


Family Practitioners, Facial Plastic Surgeons, Otolaryngologists

  • 135 Newton Sparta Rd Newton, NJ 07860-2795 (973) 383-9966

Doctors in Skylands Medical Group

Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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Skylands Medical Group Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 27 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Skylands Medical Group when asked is good. Skylands Medical Group has been reviewed by 27 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Skylands Medical Group as provided by patient reviews is 31 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Skylands Medical Group Summary

Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award

Medical Schools Attended

  • UMDNJ
  • Mountainside Hospital
  • St Barnabas Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Clare`s Hospital-Denville
  • Newton Memorial Hospital
  • St. Clare's Hospital-Sussex
  • St. Clare`s Hospital-Dover Div.
  • Hackettstown Community Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Tagalog

Specialist

  • Family Practitioner
  • Facial Plastic Surgeon
  • Otolaryngologist

Insurances Accepted

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

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 Skylands Medical Group that specializes in otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat).

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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Skylands Medical Group Details

3 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
31 minutes average wait time
5 are rated on Vitals.com
5 are male
1 is female
3.36 average overall rating

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