Quick Facts

  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • United Healthcare
  • Anthem
  • Oxford Health

Doctors in Putnam Family Medicine

View all physicians that belong to Putnam Family Medicine.

Ratings & Comments

41 ratings with 9 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Putnam Family Medicine when asked is excellent. Putnam Family Medicine has been reviewed by 41 patients. The rating is 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Putnam Family Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 12 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Legal Medicine

    Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.
    Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Putnam Family Medicine is affiliated with the following hospital

  • Putnam Hospital Center Carmel, NY 10512
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Putnam Family Medicine is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Brewster, NY.

  • Southeast Executive Park

    Group Practice

    Brewster, NY

  • Mount Kisco Medical Group

    Group Practice

    Brewster, NY

  • Eric S. Teitel, M.D., Pc

    Group Practice

    Carmel, NY

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 East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

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

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.