Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • First Health
  • United Healthcare
  • BCBS Tennessee
  • Multiplan
  • BCBS North Carolina

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

Ratings & Comments

14 ratings with 4 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Vascular Surgical Associates when asked is excellent. Vascular Surgical Associates has been reviewed by 14 patients. The rating is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

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

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • East Tennessee State University James H Quillen College Of Medicine
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Vascular Surgical Associates is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Johnson City, TN.

  • Johnson City Ob/Gyn

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  • Blue Ridge Medical Specialists

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  • Etsu Phys. & Assoc-Ophthalmology

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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.