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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Texas
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Cigna

Doctors in Ophthalmology Clinic at Rumc

View all physicians that belong to Ophthalmology Clinic at Rumc.

Ratings & Comments

23 ratings with 10 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Ophthalmology Clinic at Rumc when asked is excellent. Ophthalmology Clinic at Rumc has been reviewed by 23 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Ophthalmology Clinic at Rumc as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

    An endocrinologist is a physician with extensive training in understanding, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the endocrine system. The endocrine system regulates the balance of hormones.
    Conditions of the endocrine system involve an over-abundance, or deficiency of a certain hormone. While there is a range when it comes to the amount of a hormone that is deemed normal in a human, these specialists determine whether a person's amount of hormone is indicative of a health concern. Two conditions this specialist might treat are diabetes and obesity.

  • Nearby Group Practices

    Ophthalmology Clinic at Rumc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Staten Island, NY.

  • Bath Beach Medical PC

    Group Practice

    Staten Island, NY

  • Diabetes Center of Excellence at Rumc

    Group Practice

    Staten Island, NY

  • Castleton Davis Medical Art Ctr

    Group Practice

    Staten Island, 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.