Island Renal Physicians


Internists, Nephrologists, Pediatricians

  • 242 Merrick Rd Rockville Centre, NY 11570-5254 (516) 764-7070

Doctors in Island Renal Physicians

Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
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Island Renal Physicians Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 18 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Island Renal Physicians when asked is good. Island Renal Physicians has been reviewed by 18 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Island Renal Physicians as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Island Renal Physicians Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • New York Medical College
  • Rush Medical College
  • Long Island College Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mercy Medical Center at Rockville
  • North Shore University Hospital at Plainview
  • New Island Hospital
  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital
  • St Joseph`s Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • German
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Greek

Specialist

  • Internist
  • Nephrologist
  • Pediatrician

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Unicare
  • 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, like Island Renal Physicians who specializes in pediatrics, internal medicine, and those that encompass several specialties.

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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Island Renal Physicians Details

5 are board certified
2 are 4 star rated by patients
2 went to a top rated school
2 have a fellowship
15 minutes average wait time
5 are rated on Vitals.com
4 are male
1 is female
3.72 average overall rating
3 different specialties

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