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Quick Facts

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  • Highmark BCBS
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Cigna
  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare

Doctors in Kline Health Center

View all physicians that belong to Kline Health Center.

Ratings & Comments

29 ratings with 11 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Kline Health Center when asked is excellent. Kline Health Center has been reviewed by 29 patients. The rating is 4.6 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Kline Health Center as provided by patient reviews is 14 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

4 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.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Infectious Disease

    An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
    Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
    Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Kline Health Center is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center Hershey, PA 17033
  • Community General Osteopathic Hospital Harrisburg, PA 17109
  • Harrisburg Hospital Harrisburg, PA 17101
  • Geisinger Holy Spirit, A Geisinger Affiliate Camp Hill, PA 17011
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
  • Allama Iqbal Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Kline Health Center is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Harrisburg, PA.

  • Hartman Rehab. Associates

    Group Practice

    Harrisburg, PA

  • Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute

    Group Practice

    Harrisburg, PA

  • Jackson Gastroenterology Group

    Group Practice

    Harrisburg, PA

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.