The Surgical Clinic
- General Surgery
- 3901 Central Pike Hermitage, TN 615-971-4904
Doctors in The Surgical Clinic
The Overall Average Patient Rating of The Surgical Clinic when asked is excellent. The Surgical Clinic has been reviewed by 94 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.
The average wait time to see a doctor at The Surgical Clinic as provided by patient reviews is 14 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
- General Surgery
- University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
- Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
Health Insurance Accepted
- United Healthcare
- BCBS Tennessee
- BCBS Blue Card
- Patients' Choice Award
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- On-Time Doctor Award
- TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center Hendersonville, TN
- TriStar Summit Medical Center Hermitage, TN
- Baptist Hospital Nashville, TN
- Hendersonville Medical Center Hendersonville, TN
- Hickman Community Health Services Centerville, TN
- Middle Tennessee Medical Center Inc Murfreesboro, TN
- St Thomas Hospital Nashville, TN
- Summit Medical Center Hermitage, TN
- Tennessee Christian Medical Center Madison, TN
- University Medical Center Lebanon, TN
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