Quick Facts

  • Awards

    8 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Heart/Stroke Recognition Program
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Diabetes Recognition Program
  • Diabetes Care Recognition Program
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Cardiac Care Recognition Program
  • Top 10 Doctor - City
  • Accepted Insurance

  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Multiplan
  • BCBS North Carolina

Doctors in Riverwood Medical Assoc

View all physicians that belong to Riverwood Medical Assoc.

Ratings & Comments

110 ratings with 31 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Riverwood Medical Assoc when asked is excellent. Riverwood Medical Assoc has been reviewed by 110 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Riverwood Medical Assoc as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

1 specialty

  • 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.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
  • Western University Of Health Sciences
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Riverwood Medical Assoc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Gastonia, NC.

  • Caromont Family Medicine

    Group Practice

    Gastonia, NC

  • Carolinas Psychiatric Assoc

    Group Practice

    Gastonia, NC

  • Gaston Anesthesia Associates

    Group Practice

    Gastonia, NC

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.