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Quick Facts

Awards

1 affiliated award

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Anthem
  • Humana
  • SummaCare
  • BCBS Illinois
  • United Healthcare

Specialties

1 specialty

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

Ratings & Comments

71 ratings with 15 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Canton General Surgery Assoc when asked is excellent. Canton General Surgery Assoc has been reviewed by 71 patients. The rating is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Canton General Surgery Assoc as provided by patient reviews is 28 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Canton General Surgery Assoc is affiliated with the following hospital

  • Aultman Hospital Canton, OH 44710
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Northeastern Ohio University College Of Medicine And Pharmacy
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
  • Sanford School Of Medicine The University Of South Dakota
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    Canton General Surgery Assoc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Canton, OH.

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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.