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Quick Facts

  • Accepted Insurance

  • Regence Health Plans
  • Humana
  • Group Health Coop
  • ODS
  • United Healthcare

Specialties

1 specialty

  • Orthopedic Surgery

    An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
    In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

Ratings & Comments

6 ratings with 1 comment

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Whidbey Orthopedic Surgeons when asked is good. Whidbey Orthopedic Surgeons has been reviewed by 6 patients. The rating is 3.0 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Whidbey Orthopedic Surgeons as provided by patient reviews is 5 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following school

  • University Of California Irvine School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Whidbey Orthopedic Surgeons is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Coupeville, WA.

  • Surgical Center

    Group Practice

    Coupeville, WA

  • Whidbey Medical Clinic

    Group Practice

    Oak Harbor, WA

  • Oak Harbor Internal Medicine

    Group Practice

    Oak Harbor, WA

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.