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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Cigna
  • BCBS Tennessee
  • Multiplan
  • BCBS Blue Card
  • Humana

Specialties

4 specialties

  • Urology

    A urologist is a physician who specializes in diagnosing and treating conditions affecting the male reproductive system, as well as the urinary tracts of both males and females.
    These doctors cover the kidneys, ureter, urinary bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, and the male reproductive organs which include the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis. Some common disorders that urologists treat are urinary tract infections (UTI), stress incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia, kidney stones, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and cystitis. These urological specialists also perform vasectomies and vasectomy reversals.

  • General Surgery

    A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
    The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
    Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

  • 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.

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

Ratings & Comments

61 ratings with 13 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Bristol Urological Associates Pc when asked is excellent. Bristol Urological Associates Pc has been reviewed by 61 patients. The rating is 3.9 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Bristol Urological Associates Pc as provided by patient reviews is 18 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Bristol Urological Associates Pc is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Holston Valley Medical Center Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Bristol Regional Medical Center Bristol, TN 37620
  • Bristol Regional Medical Center Bristol, TN 37620
  • Indian Path Medical Center Kingsport, TN 37660
  • Johnson City Medical Ctr Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Johnson City Specialty Hospital Johnson City, TN 37601
  • Johnson County Community Hospital Mountain City, TN 37683
  • Johnston Memorial Hospital Abingdon, VA 24210
  • Russell County Medical Center Lebanon, VA 24266
  • Smyth County Comm Hosp Marion, VA 24354
  • Sycamore Shoals Hospital Elizabethton, TN 37643
  • Woodridge Hospital Johnson City, TN 37604
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Bristol Urological Associates Pc is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Bristol, TN.

  • Southeastern Pain Maagement Ctr

    Group Practice

    Bristol, TN

  • Specialty Surgeons

    Group Practice

    Bristol, TN

  • Bristol Anesthesia Svc

    Group Practice

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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.