Greater Knoxville Ear Nose and Throat Associates PC
- Plastic Surgery |
- Head and Neck Surgery
- 1108 Fox Meadows Blvd Sevierville, TN 865-521-8050
Doctors in Greater Knoxville Ear Nose and Throat Associates PC
The Overall Average Patient Rating of Greater Knoxville Ear Nose and Throat Associates PC when asked is excellent. Greater Knoxville Ear Nose and Throat Associates PC has been reviewed by 17 patients. The rating is 4.4 out of 5 stars.
The average wait time to see a doctor at Greater Knoxville Ear Nose and Throat Associates PC as provided by patient reviews is 18 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.
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- Plastic Surgery
- Head and Neck Surgery
- Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine
Health Insurance Accepted
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- Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- On-Time Doctor Award
- Patients' Choice Award
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