South Sound Neurosurgery

Neurological Surgeons, Neurologists

  • 1802 Yakima Ave Tacoma, WA 98405-5305

Doctors in South Sound Neurosurgery
  • 4 star hospital
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  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
  • 4 star medical school
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South Sound Neurosurgery Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 28 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of South Sound Neurosurgery when asked is fair. South Sound Neurosurgery has been reviewed by 28 patients. The rating is 2 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at South Sound Neurosurgery as provided by patient reviews is 28 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

South Sound Neurosurgery Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award

Medical Schools Attended

  • Northeastern Ohio Universities
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Washington

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Hospital - Tacoma
  • St. Joseph Medical Center
  • St. Francis Community Hospital
  • Allenmore Hospital
  • Tacoma General Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • Korean


  • Neurological Surgeon
  • Neurologist

Insurances Accepted

  • United Healthcare
  • Regence
  • Premera
  • ODS Health Plans
  • Cigna

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, like South Sound Neurosurgery who specializes in neurological surgery, neurology, and those that encompass several specialties.

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


South Sound Neurosurgery Details

2 are board certified
1 went to a top rated school
1 has a fellowship
28 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on
2 are male
2.06 average overall rating

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