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Quick Facts

Awards

1 affiliated award

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • First Health
  • MVP Health Plan
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • HIP of NY
  • Doctors in Colon & Rectal Surgeons Of L.I., Pc

  • Dr. Arnold Leiboff MD Colon and Rectal Surgery, General Surgery East Setauket, NY
    3.0 (30)

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

    Colorectal surgeons are doctors who perform surgery in order to correct problems with the anus, rectum or colon. These physicians perform colonoscopies, and other diagnostic procedures, in order to identify any issues that require surgical intervention. They then determine what type of surgical procedure would be best. The specialists also care for these patients post-operation to ensure proper healing and recovery.

Ratings & Comments

28 ratings with 11 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Of L.I., Pc when asked is good. Colon & Rectal Surgeons Of L.I., Pc has been reviewed by 28 patients. The rating is 3.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Colon & Rectal Surgeons Of L.I., Pc as provided by patient reviews is 20 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Colon & Rectal Surgeons Of L.I., Pc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Stony Brook University Hospital Stony Brook, NY 11794
  • John T Mather Memorial Hospital Port Jefferson, NY 11777
  • Education

    Affiliated doctor has gone to the following school

  • New York Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Colon & Rectal Surgeons Of L.I., Pc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Riverhead, NY.

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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.