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Quick Facts

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

Ratings & Comments

9 ratings with 4 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Plaza Orthopaedics when asked is good. Plaza Orthopaedics has been reviewed by 9 patients. The rating is 3.1 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Plaza Orthopaedics as provided by patient reviews is 59 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Plaza Orthopaedics is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Cartersville Medical Center Cartersville, GA 30120
  • Erlanger Medical Center Chattanooga, TN 37403
  • Memorial Hospital Chattanooga, TN 37404
  • Memorial North Park Hixson, TN 37343
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Plaza Orthopaedics is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Chattanooga, TN.

  • Chattanooga Neurology & Headache Center

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  • Associates IN Plastic Surgery

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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.