West Side Health Center


Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, General Practitioners

  • 300 Niagara St Buffalo, NY 14201-2135 (716) 859-4180

Doctors in West Side Health Center

Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
Rate - Profile
 
Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
Rate - Profile
 
Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
  • Holds faculty appointment
Rate - Profile
 
Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
  • Holds faculty appointment
Rate - Profile
 

West Side Health Center Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 7 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of West Side Health Center when asked is good. West Side Health Center has been reviewed by 7 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

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

West Side Health Center Summary

Awards

  • NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home

Medical Schools Attended

  • University at Buffalo SUNY School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Columbia University
  • New York Presbyterian Columbia

Hospital Affiliations

  • Kaleida Health - Buffalo General Hospital
  • Kaleida Health - DeGraff Memorial Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo
  • Sisters of Charity Hospital
  • St Charles Hospital
  • Millard Fillmore Hospital at Suburban

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Polish
  • Hindi

Specialist

  • Family Practitioner
  • Pediatrician
  • General Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Unicare
  • Evercare
  • HealthNow New York
  • Univera Healthcare

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 West Side Health Center 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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West Side Health Center Details

6 are board certified
1 went to a top rated school
18 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on Vitals.com
3 are male
3 are female
2.54 average overall rating

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