Heaton Eye Associates


Ophthalmologists, Pediatric Ophthalmologists

  • 3415 Golden Rd Tyler, TX 75701-8355 (903) 675-8111

Doctors in Heaton Eye Associates

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • 3 star medical school
  • Completed fellowship
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Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Highlights
  • Rated 4 stars by patients
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Heaton Eye Associates Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 3 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Heaton Eye Associates when asked is excellent. Heaton Eye Associates has been reviewed by 3 patients. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Heaton Eye Associates as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Heaton Eye Associates Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • The University of Texas at Galveston
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
  • University of Missouri, Kansas City School of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Henderson Memorial Hospital
  • Mother Frances Hospital
  • Trinity Mother Frances Hospital
  • Parkland Memorial Hospital
  • Longview Regional Medical Center
  • University of Texas Health Center Tyler

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Specialist

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Superior Health Plan
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • ODS Health Plans

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 Heaton Eye Associates that specializes in ophthalmology (eye).

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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Heaton Eye Associates Details

4 are board certified
3 are 4 star rated by patients
2 went to a top rated school
2 have a fellowship
16 minutes average wait time
3 are rated on Vitals.com
4 are male
4 average overall rating

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