Fourth Corner Neurosurgical
- Neurological Surgery
- 710 Birchwood Ave Bellingham, WA 360-676-0922
Doctors in Fourth Corner Neurosurgical
The Overall Average Patient Rating of Fourth Corner Neurosurgical when asked is good. Fourth Corner Neurosurgical has been reviewed by 65 patients. The rating is 3.3 out of 5 stars.
The average wait time to see a doctor at Fourth Corner Neurosurgical as provided by patient reviews is 25 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.
A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.
- Neurological Surgery
- Tulane University School Of Medicine
- University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
- University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Health Insurance Accepted
- Regence Health Plans
- BCBS Blue Card
- Group Health Coop
- Compassionate Doctor Recognition
- Patients' Choice Award
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