Healthstar Physicians

Doctors in Healthstar Physicians

Patient Reviews

3.7
  • 846 patient ratings
  • 190 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Healthstar Physicians when asked is excellent. Healthstar Physicians has been reviewed by 846 patients. The rating is 3.7 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Healthstar Physicians as provided by patient reviews is 30 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Otolaryngology
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Schools

  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University Of Miami Leonard M Miller School Of Medicine
  • Memorial University Of Newfoundland
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

Languages

  • English

Health Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare
  • Humana
  • BCBS Tennessee
  • BCBS Blue Card

Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

Hospital Affiliations

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