South Texas Brain & Spine Institute

Doctors in South Texas Brain & Spine Institute

South Texas Brain & Spine Institute Corpus Christi, TX
SwedishAmerican Neuro & Headache Center Rockford, IL
South Texas Brain & Spine Institute Corpus Christi, TX

Patient Reviews

3.3
  • 229 patient ratings
  • 75 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of South Texas Brain & Spine Institute when asked is good. South Texas Brain & Spine Institute has been reviewed by 229 patients. The rating is 3.3 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at South Texas Brain & Spine Institute as provided by patient reviews is 35 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

Specialties

  • Neurological Surgery

Schools

  • Queens University Faculty Of Health Sciences
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
  • Albany Medical College

Languages

  • English

Health Insurance Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card
  • United Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • BCBS Illinois
  • First Health

Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Patients' Choice Award

Hospital Affiliations

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