East Texas Family Medicine


General Practitioners, Family Practitioners

  • 4201 S Loop 256 Palestine, TX 75801-8476 (903) 723-8533

Doctors in East Texas Family Medicine

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • 3 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 3 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
Rate - Profile
 

East Texas Family Medicine Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 9 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of East Texas Family Medicine when asked is good. East Texas Family Medicine has been reviewed by 9 patients. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at East Texas Family Medicine as provided by patient reviews is 26 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

East Texas Family Medicine Summary

Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • Texas Tech University School of Medicine
  • The University of Texas Southwestern
  • John Peter Smith Hospital

Hospital Affiliations

  • Henderson Memorial Hospital
  • East Texas Medical Center-Tyler
  • Palacios Community Medical Center
  • Palastine Regional Medical Center - Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Palestine Regional Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialist

  • General Practitioner
  • Family Practitioner

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Great-West Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas

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 Texas Family Medicine that specializes in family 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

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East Texas Family Medicine Details

4 are board certified
2 are 4 star rated by patients
3 went to a top rated school
26 minutes average wait time
4 are rated on Vitals.com
4 are male
1 is female
2.88 average overall rating

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