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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna

Doctors in Anesthesiologists Associated

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Ratings & Comments

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The Overall Average Patient Rating of Anesthesiologists Associated when asked is excellent. Anesthesiologists Associated has been reviewed by 43 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.

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

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Anesthesiology

    Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
    Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
    Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.

  • Pain Management

    A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
    These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
    Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Anesthesiologists Associated is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Memorial Hospital Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Parkridge Medical Center Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Memorial Hospital & Manor Bainbridge, GA 39819
  • Hamilton Medical Center Dalton, GA 30720
  • Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville, GA 30120
  • Erlanger East Women's Services Chattanooga, TN 37421
  • Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN 37403
  • Memorial Hospital Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Memorial North Park Hixson, TN 37343
  • Parkridge Medical Center Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
  • Medical University Of South Carolina College Of Medicine
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Mississippi School Of Medicine
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
  • University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
  • University Of Texas Medical Branch School Of Medicine
  • Baylor College Of Medicine
  • University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine
  • University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill School Of Medicine
  • Kurnool Medical College
  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
  • Emory University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Anesthesiologists Associated is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Chattanooga, TN.

  • Diagnostic Cardiology Group PLLC

    Group Practice

    Chattanooga, TN

  • Ob/Gyn Center Of Excellence

    Group Practice

    Chattanooga, TN

  • Chattanooga Gastroenterology

    Group Practice

    Chattanooga, 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

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.