Patients First Family Med Care


Internists, Geriatric Practitioners, Family Practitioners

  • 21422 73rd Ave Oakland Gardens, NY 11364-2914 (718) 464-4444

Doctors in Patients First Family Med Care

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • Holds faculty appointment
  • Completed fellowship
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Patients First Family Med Care Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 34 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Patients First Family Med Care when asked is fair. Patients First Family Med Care has been reviewed by 34 patients. The rating is 1.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Patients First Family Med Care as provided by patient reviews is 41 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Patients First Family Med Care Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • Ohio University
  • Des Moines University
  • Winthrop University Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • Winthrop University Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital at Forest
  • Flushing Hospital Medical Center
  • SVCMC St Vincent`s Hospital Manhattan
  • North ShoreLong Island Jewish Hospital System
  • St Vincents Midtown Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • Yiddish
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • French
  • Russian

Specialist

  • Internist
  • Geriatric Practitioner
  • Family Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Unicare
  • Evercare
  • 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, like Patients First Family Med Care who specializes in family medicine, 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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Patients First Family Med Care Details

1 has a fellowship
41 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on Vitals.com
1 is male
1.93 average overall rating
3 different specialties

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