Quick Facts

  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Diabetes Care Recognition Program
  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Multiplan
  • United Healthcare
  • First Health
  • Aetna
  • Cigna

Doctors in Trident Family Medicine

View all physicians that belong to Trident Family Medicine.

Ratings & Comments

43 ratings with 5 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Trident Family Medicine when asked is excellent. Trident Family Medicine has been reviewed by 43 patients. The rating is 4.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Trident Family Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 8 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

3 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.

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Trident Family Medicine is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • MUSC University Hospital Charleston, SC 29425
  • Norton Community Hospital Norton, VA 24273
  • St Francis Downtown Greenville, SC 29601
  • East Cooper Medical Center Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
  • Roper Hospital Charleston, SC 29401
  • Bon Secours Depaul Medical Center Norfolk, VA 23505
  • Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center Portsmouth, VA 23707
  • Sentara Bayside Hospital Virginia Beach, VA 23455
  • Sentara Careplex Hospital Hampton, VA 23666
  • Sentara Norfolk Genl Hosp Norfolk, VA 23507
  • Sentara Obici Hospital Suffolk, VA 23434
  • Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital Virginia Beach, VA 23454
  • Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center Williamsburg, VA 23188
  • St Lukes Regional Medical Center Boise, ID 83712
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine
  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Trident Family Medicine is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Charleston, SC.

  • Musc. Family Medicine

    Group Practice

    Charleston, SC

  • Palmetto Cardiovascular & Thor

    Group Practice

    Charleston, SC

  • Cardiology Consultants

    Group Practice

    Charleston, SC

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.