Gastroenterology Associates


Internists

  • 400 S 9th St Lehighton, PA 18235-1812 (610) 379-0443

Doctors in Gastroenterology Associates

Highlights
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
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Gastroenterology Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 5 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Gastroenterology Associates when asked is excellent. Gastroenterology Associates has been reviewed by 5 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Gastroenterology Associates as provided by patient reviews is 3 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Gastroenterology Associates Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • New York University
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • New York Medical College

Hospital Affiliations

  • Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital
  • Palmerton Hospital
  • On Staff at Marquette General Hospital
  • Osf St Francis Hospital
  • Munising Memorial Hospital
  • Marquette General Health System

Languages Spoken

  • Polish
  • Greek

Specialist

  • Internist

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Unicare
  • Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania
  • Geisinger 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 Gastroenterology Associates 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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Gastroenterology Associates Details

2 are board certified
1 went to a top rated school
1 has a fellowship
3 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on Vitals.com
2 are male
2 average overall rating

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