Dorchester Medical Associates

Family Practitioners

  • 299 Midland Pkwy Summerville, SC 29485-8104 (843) 875-0400

Doctors in Dorchester Medical Associates

  • Patients' Choice Award
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  • Patients' Choice Award
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  • Patients' Choice Award
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Dorchester Medical Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 38 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Dorchester Medical Associates when asked is excellent. Dorchester Medical Associates has been reviewed by 38 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Dorchester Medical Associates as provided by patient reviews is 19 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Dorchester Medical Associates Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Physician Award

Medical Schools Attended

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • University Of Pretoria
  • Trident Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • Trident Medical Center
  • Summerville Medical Center
  • Bon Secours-St Francis Xavier Hospital
  • Roper Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Dutch


  • Family Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Unicare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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 Dorchester Medical Associates that specializes in family 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


Dorchester Medical Associates Details

3 are board certified
18 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on
3 are male
3.79 average overall rating

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