Prefered Primary Care Phys


Internists

  • 5855 Steubenville Pike Mc Kees Rocks, PA 15136-1356 (412) 490-2500

Doctors in Prefered Primary Care Phys

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
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Prefered Primary Care Phys Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 12 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Prefered Primary Care Phys when asked is good. Prefered Primary Care Phys has been reviewed by 12 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Prefered Primary Care Phys as provided by patient reviews is 7 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Prefered Primary Care Phys Summary

Awards

  • NCQA Diabetes Physician Recognition Program
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • University of Michigan Medical School

Hospital Affiliations

  • Mercy Jeannette Hospital
  • Ohio Valley General Hospital
  • Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
  • Kindred Hospital Pittsburgh
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • UPMC PresbyterianShadyside

Languages Spoken

  • Russian

Specialist

  • Internist

Insurances Accepted

  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • UPMC Health Plan

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 Prefered Primary Care Phys 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:

  • 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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Prefered Primary Care Phys Details

2 are board certified
1 went to a top rated school
7 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on Vitals.com
1 is male
1 is female
2.15 average overall rating

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