Columbia Surgical Specialists


General Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons

  • 2101 NE 139th St Vancouver, WA 98686-2311 (360) 487-2800

Doctors in Columbia Surgical Specialists

Highlights
  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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Columbia Surgical Specialists Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 2 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Columbia Surgical Specialists when asked is good. Columbia Surgical Specialists has been reviewed by 2 patients. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Columbia Surgical Specialists as provided by patient reviews is 15 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Columbia Surgical Specialists Summary

Awards

  • Data not available

Medical Schools Attended

  • Case Western Reserve University
  • Oregon Health & Science University
  • Medical College of Wisconsin

Hospital Affiliations

  • Legacy Meridian Park Hospital
  • Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center
  • Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
  • Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Center
  • Providence Portland Medical Center
  • Legacy Good Samaritan and Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available

Specialist

  • General Surgeon
  • Vascular Surgeon

Insurances Accepted

  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Regence
  • ODS Health Plans
  • Evercare
  • Providence Health Plan
  • United Healthcare

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 Columbia Surgical Specialists that specializes in surgery.

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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Columbia Surgical Specialists Details

1 is board certified
1 went to a top rated school
15 minutes average wait time
1 is rated on Vitals.com
1 is male
2.5 average overall rating
2 different specialties

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