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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

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

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Adolescent Medicine

    Adolescent specialists are doctors who have advanced training in the health issues that adolescents face. These physicians deal with issues like the onset of puberty, reproductive health, eating disorders, irregular periods, mood changes, drugs and pressures from home and school. For girls entering adulthood, adolescent specialists can act as both pediatrician and gynecologist, so they only have to see one doctor for all their needs.

Ratings & Comments

12 ratings with 4 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Sanford Pediatrics when asked is good. Sanford Pediatrics has been reviewed by 12 patients. The rating is 2.7 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Sanford Pediatrics as provided by patient reviews is 52 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Sanford Pediatrics is affiliated with the following hospital

  • Central Carolina Hospital Sanford, NC 27330
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Duke University School Of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medicine
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Sanford Pediatrics is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Sanford, NC.

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  • Cape Fear Eye Assocs Pa

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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.