Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • BCBS North Carolina

Specialties

13 specialties

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • 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.

  • Pulmonary Disease

    A pulmonologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions related to the lungs and respiratory tract.
    These specialists are similar to critical care specialists in that their patients often require mechanical ventilation to assist their breathing.
    Pulmonologists diagnose and treat patients with conditions such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, asbestosis, pulmonary fibrosis, lung cancer, COPD, and emphysema. Exposure and inhalation of certain toxic substances may also warrant the services of a pulmonologist.
    Some of the tools and tests pulmonologists use to diagnose a patient are a stethoscope in order to listen for abnormal breathing sounds, chest X-rays, CT scans, blood tests, bronchoscopy, and polysomnography.

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Allergy and Immunology

    An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies, as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks our immune system, is present. They'll also determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
    In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.

  • Ophthalmology

    An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
    Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.

  • Hematology

    A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
    Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
    These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
    Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
    These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

  • Dermatology

    A dermatologist is a doctor who has extensive training and knowledge of the skin, scalp, hair and nails and treats conditions that affect those areas. These doctors will evaluate any abnormality, blemish or lesion on the skin in order to determine the cause and will determine a course of treatment.
    Dermatologists provide patients with full body scans in order to identify any signs that are indicative of an illness that requires treatment, such as skin cancer. These specialists may also provide cosmetic services, such as mole removal, scar diminishing treatments and even botox and face lifts.

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

    An endocrinologist is a physician with extensive training in understanding, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the endocrine system. The endocrine system regulates the balance of hormones.
    Conditions of the endocrine system involve an over-abundance, or deficiency of a certain hormone. While there is a range when it comes to the amount of a hormone that is deemed normal in a human, these specialists determine whether a person's amount of hormone is indicative of a health concern. Two conditions this specialist might treat are diabetes and obesity.

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The Overall Average Patient Rating of Charlotte Medical Clinic when asked is excellent. Charlotte Medical Clinic has been reviewed by 692 patients. The rating is 4.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Charlotte Medical Clinic as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Charlotte Medical Clinic is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC 28203
  • Banner-University Medical Center Phoenix Phoenix, AZ 85006
  • Carolinas Medical Center - Mercy Charlotte, NC 28207
  • Carolinas ContinueCARE Hospital at Pineville Charlotte, NC 28210
  • Anson County Hospital Wadesboro, NC 28170
  • Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC 28262
  • Kings Mountain Hospital Kings Mountain, NC 28086
  • Mercy Hospital Charlotte, NC 28207
  • Presbyterian Hospital Charlotte, NC 28204
  • University Hospital - Charlotte Charlotte, NC 28262
  • Carolinas HealthCare System Anson Wadesboro, NC 28170
  • Cape Fear Valley Health System Fayetteville, NC 28304
  • First Health Richmond Mem Rockingham, NC 28380
  • Sandhills Regional M.C. Hamlet, NC 28345
  • Womack Army Medical Center Fort Bragg, NC 28310
  • University Hospital Madison, WI 53792
  • Lake Norman Regional Medical Center Mooresville, NC 28117
  • Carolina Medical Center - Pineville Charlotte, NC 28210
  • Charlotte Institute of Rehabilitation Charlotte, NC 28203
  • JFK Medical Center Lake Worth, FL 33462
  • Carolinas Medical Center Charlotte, NC 28203
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medicine
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine
  • Duke University School Of Medicine
  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
  • Yale University School Of Medicine
  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences F Edward Hebert School Of Medicine
  • University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine
  • University Of Florida College Of Medicine
  • University Of Wisconsin School Of Medicine And Public Health
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
  • New York Medical College
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
  • Kasturba Medical College
  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • George Washington University School Of Medicine And Health Sciences
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Charlotte Medical Clinic is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Charlotte, NC.

  • Chs. Mecklenburg Medical Group Matthews

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  • Evolve Medical Associates

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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.