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About Dr. Joseph D Summers
Dr. Joseph D Summers, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Fountain Hills, AZ. He has 12 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. Dr. Summers is affiliated with Scottsdale Healthcare Shea and Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center. Dr. Summers has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Joseph D Summers has the following 1 specialty
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.
Dr. Joseph D Summers has the following 6 expertise
- Family Planning
- Weight Loss
Dr. Joseph D Summers has 1 board certified specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. Joseph D Summers is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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After waiting weeks for an Rx to get ok'd by doctor's office, finally being told that their fax line was not working so the pharmacy and the insurance could get no response to their inquiries. Finally got through, and it was ok'd, but prescribed at the wrong dosage. The pharmacy questioned this, was told by an office worker that my Rx had been changed even though it had not. I called and the office worker said she'd check on the discrepancy, but without the vigilance of the pharmacy I would have been taking the wrong dose. It is difficult to communicate with anyone in this office since their fax machine is broken and even though I left several messages on the patient portal, no one ever got back to me and when I called they told me the portal had been broken for months. Nothing against Dr. Summers, but his staff should be more careful about giving out incorrect information and they really need to fix their fax machine and the patient portal.
Patients' Choice Award (2011, 2017, 2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2018)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Summers is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
12 Years Experience
Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2006
Dr. Joseph D Summers accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
- Aetna Whole Health Banner Health Network HMO
- BCBS AZ Alliance Network
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Health Net AZ PPO HSA
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana National POS
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsFountain Hills Family Practice, 16838 E Palisades Blvd Ste C153, Fountain Hills, AZ
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