Trident Cardiology Associates
- Internal Medicine |
- Cardiovascular Disease
- 3601 Ladson Rd Ladson, SC 843-285-2500
Doctors in Trident Cardiology Associates
The Overall Average Patient Rating of Trident Cardiology Associates when asked is excellent. Trident Cardiology Associates has been reviewed by 26 patients. The rating is 3.9 out of 5 stars.
The average wait time to see a doctor at Trident Cardiology Associates as provided by patient reviews is 30 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.
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.
- Internal Medicine
- Cardiovascular Disease
- Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
- University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
Health Insurance Accepted
- First Health
- United Healthcare
- BCBS South Carolina
- BCBS Blue Card
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- On-Time Doctor Award
- Patients' Choice Award
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
- 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