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Quick Facts

Awards

1 affiliated award

Specialties

2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

Ratings & Comments

53 ratings with 17 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Southwestern Institute of Neur when asked is excellent. Southwestern Institute of Neur has been reviewed by 53 patients. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Southwestern Institute of Neur as provided by patient reviews is 34 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Southwestern Institute of Neur is affiliated with the following hospitals

  • Houston Community Hospital Houston, TX 77093
  • Kindred Hospital Houston Houston, TX 77030
  • Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital Katy, TX 77494
  • Baylor Medical Center At Garland Garland, TX 75042
  • Baylor Medical Center At Irving Irving, TX 75061
  • Dallas Regional Medical Center Mesquite, TX 75149
  • Harris Continued Care Hospital Fort Worth, TX 76104
  • Harris Methodist - Springwood Bedford, TX 76022
  • Lake Pointe Medical Center Rowlett, TX 75088
  • Mesquite Community Hospital Mesquite, TX 75150
  • Presbyterian Hospital Of Rockwall Rockwall, TX 75032
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Azle Azle, TX 76020
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Cleburne Cleburne, TX 76033
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman Kaufman, TX 75142
  • Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System Dallas, TX 75216
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following school

  • Bangalore Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Southwestern Institute of Neur is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Mesquite, TX.

  • Mesquite Childrens Clinic

    Group Practice

    Mesquite, TX

  • Texas Cardiothoracic Surgery

    Group Practice

    Mesquite, TX

  • Rockwall Medical Association

    Group Practice

    Mesquite, TX

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.