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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Multiplan
  • Premera
  • Regence Health Plans
  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna

Specialties

2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

Ratings & Comments

71 ratings with 24 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Northwest Surgical Specialists when asked is excellent. Northwest Surgical Specialists has been reviewed by 71 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Northwest Surgical Specialists as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
  • University Of California Davis School Of Medicine
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
  • Oregon Health & Science University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
  • Drexel University College Of Medicine
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
  • University College Dublin
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Northwest Surgical Specialists is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Springfield, OR.

  • Eugene Gastroenterology

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  • Eugene Springfield Nephrology

    Group Practice

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  • Oregon Neurology Associates

    Group Practice

    Springfield, OR

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.