Mcdowell Medical Associates


Pediatricians, Family Practitioners

  • 1860 Sugar Hill Rd Marion, NC 28752-5565 (828) 652-8727

Doctors in Mcdowell Medical Associates

Highlights
  • 4 star medical school
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  • 3 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
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Mcdowell Medical Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 10 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Mcdowell Medical Associates when asked is excellent. Mcdowell Medical Associates has been reviewed by 10 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Mcdowell Medical Associates as provided by patient reviews is 22 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Mcdowell Medical Associates Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Florida College of Medicine
  • UNC Hospitals

Hospital Affiliations

  • The McDowell Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialist

  • Pediatrician
  • Family Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Great-West Healthcare

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 Mcdowell Medical Associates that specializes in family 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:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing

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Mcdowell Medical Associates Details

5 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
2 went to a top rated school
22 minutes average wait time
4 are rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
3 are female
3 average overall rating

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