Medical Specialists-Cookeville

Internists, Nephrologists

  • 128 N Whitney Ave Cookeville, TN 38501-2494 (931) 528-7662

Doctors in Medical Specialists-Cookeville

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  • Rated 4 stars by patients
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  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
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  • 3 star medical school
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Medical Specialists-Cookeville Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 6 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Medical Specialists-Cookeville when asked is good. Medical Specialists-Cookeville has been reviewed by 6 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Medical Specialists-Cookeville as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Medical Specialists-Cookeville Summary


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Medical Schools Attended

  • East Tennessee State University
  • Regional Medical Center at Memphis
  • University of Tennessee

Hospital Affiliations

  • Cookeville Regional Medical Center
  • Centennial Medical Center
  • Cartersville Medical Center
  • Polk Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • French
  • Spanish


  • Internist
  • Nephrologist

Insurances Accepted

  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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 Medical Specialists-Cookeville 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


Medical Specialists-Cookeville Details

6 are board certified
1 is 4 star rated by patients
2 are award winners
15 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on
2 are male
4 are female
3.4 average overall rating

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