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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS South Carolina
  • Multiplan
  • BCBS Blue Card

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

Ratings & Comments

44 ratings with 16 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Lowcountry Womens Specialists when asked is excellent. Lowcountry Womens Specialists has been reviewed by 44 patients. The rating is 4.2 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Lowcountry Womens Specialists as provided by patient reviews is 22 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Lowcountry Womens Specialists is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Trident Medical Center Charleston, SC 29406
  • Summerville Medical Center Summerville, SC 29485
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • New York Medical College
  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Lowcountry Womens Specialists is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Summerville, SC.

  • Womens Health Partners Pa

    Group Practice

    Summerville, SC

  • Summerville Pediatrics

    Group Practice

    Summerville, SC

  • Carolina Eyecare Physicians

    Group Practice

    Summerville, 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.