Quick Facts

  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Cigna
  • Empire BCBS
  • Aetna
  • MVP Health Plan

Doctors in Family Medicine Assoc

View all physicians that belong to Family Medicine Assoc.

Ratings & Comments

24 ratings with 8 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Family Medicine Assoc when asked is excellent. Family Medicine Assoc has been reviewed by 24 patients. The rating is 4.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Family Medicine Assoc as provided by patient reviews is 24 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Family Medicine Assoc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Family Medicine Assoc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Ithaca, NY.

  • Norhteast Surgical Group

    Group Practice

    Ithaca, NY

  • Ob-Gyn Assoc Of Ithaca

    Group Practice

    Ithaca, NY

  • Ithaca Orthopaedic Group

    Group Practice

    Ithaca, 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.