Sumter Surgical Assoc


Cardiologists, General Surgeons, Cardiothoracic Surgeons

  • 115 N Sumter St Sumter, SC 29150-4967 (803) 778-0391

Doctors in Sumter Surgical Assoc

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  • Patients' Choice Award
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  • 3 star medical school
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  • 4 star medical school
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  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star medical school
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  • 3 star medical school
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  • 4 star hospital
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Sumter Surgical Assoc Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 8 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Sumter Surgical Assoc when asked is good. Sumter Surgical Assoc has been reviewed by 8 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Sumter Surgical Assoc as provided by patient reviews is 42 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Sumter Surgical Assoc Summary

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

Medical Schools Attended

  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • University of South Carolina
  • The Ohio State University College of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Tuomey Healthcare System
  • Tanner Higgins Medical Center
  • Tanner Memorial Center
  • Union Memorial Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available

Specialist

  • Cardiologist
  • General Surgeon
  • Cardiothoracic Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

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

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 Sumter Surgical Assoc that specializes in surgery.

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

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Sumter Surgical Assoc Details

6 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
1 went to a top rated school
42 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on Vitals.com
6 are male
3.1 average overall rating

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