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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Humana
  • Oxford Health
  • Highmark BCBS
  • Cigna
  • First Health

Specialties

5 specialties

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

    An endocrinologist is a physician with extensive training in understanding, diagnosing and treating conditions related to the endocrine system. The endocrine system regulates the balance of hormones.
    Conditions of the endocrine system involve an over-abundance, or deficiency of a certain hormone. While there is a range when it comes to the amount of a hormone that is deemed normal in a human, these specialists determine whether a person's amount of hormone is indicative of a health concern. Two conditions this specialist might treat are diabetes and obesity.

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

Ratings & Comments

25 ratings with 5 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Suburban Primary Care when asked is excellent. Suburban Primary Care has been reviewed by 25 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Suburban Primary Care as provided by patient reviews is 10 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Suburban Primary Care is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Nazareth Hospital Philadelphia, PA 19152
  • Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital Malvern, PA 19355
  • Main Line Hospital - Bryn Mawr Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Darby, PA 19023
  • Mercy Hospital of Philadelphia Darby, PA 19023
  • Riddle Memorial Hospital Media, PA 19063
  • Taylor Hospital - Crozer Chester Ridley Park, PA 19078
  • Cathedral Healthcare System-St Michael's Newark, NJ 07102
  • Columbus Hospital Newark, NJ 07107
  • Crozer-Chester Medical Center Chester, PA 19013
  • Delaware County Memorial Hospital Drexel Hill, PA 19026
  • St. James Hospital Cathedral Newark, NJ 07105
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Suburban Primary Care is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Newtown Square, PA.

  • Clinical Care Associates

    Group Practice

    Newtown Square, PA

  • The Orthopaedic Group

    Group Practice

    Newtown Square, PA

  • Nemours Foundation Group

    Group Practice

    Newtown Square, 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.